Today we're bringing you a music video from Oklahoma's Tiger Lily. The song, "Live and Learn," comes off of the band's new EP From This...Into That. The group does its best to honor the sound of Brand New's Your Favorite Weapon and let's be honest...is that ever a bad thing? Head to the replies to check out the video and leave your thoughts there as well.
Today we're going to make your Thursday epic by bringing you a new track from Caspian's upcoming album. Brighter than the band's earlier releases, Waking Season combines the sonically driven atmosphere of Mono's most heighten moments with the palette of Sigur Ros' best back catalog. Head to the replies to check out "Procellous," and let it hold you over until hearing the rest of one of instrumental-rock's best albums since Empros and All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the record here.
The album we're exclusively premiering today is an album I've been vibing for months now. Make It Right, the latest release from Abel is a must-listen for anyone who is a fan of bands like Brand New, Manchester Orchestra, and As Cities Burn. The Poughkeepsie, NY, quartet is self-releasing this album, so make sure to support it if you dig what you hear by pre-ordering the album here. Make It Right will be streaming all day over at the band's AP.net profile, so give it a spin and tell us what you think in the comments.
Toady we're premiering Absolute 100 alumni Sohns' video for "Soul Salvation" off their latest 7", Ripe/Rot. The video was filmed at the band's show in Austin, TX. a couple of months back. Head to the replies to watch the quick sweeping live shots, as well as the video for their A-side track for "Abomination" as a bonus.
Thy Will Be Done will carry on the long-running tradition of New England metalcore with their new EP, Temple, on September 25th. Embracing their DIY ethics, it marks the inaugural release of their own Eye.On Lion Recordings. You can listen to the blistering "The Great Rebuilding" on their AP.net profile. It's no surprise the band was hand-picked by Metallica to perform at the Orion Music + More Festival this summer. Recommended for fans of Killswitch Engage, Lamb of God and Pantera.
For those of you who haven't heard yet, AP.net favorites A Great Big Pile of Leaves recently finished recording their second full-length record. We couldn't be in the studio with the band, but we do have for you today a video that they put together for us. Head to the replies to check out some footage of the guys recording the album, including some clips of new songs and a preview of Justin Pierre's guest vocals.
Canadian pop-punk band Seaway will be releasing a split with Safe To Say on Oct. 23 via Mutant League Records. Today, we've got your first taste of it with "Middle Finger." Ht the replies or their AP.net Profile to hear it. If you like what you hear, be on the look out for pre-orders soon.
After a week off, Dr. Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die) is back to give you the safest diagnosis possible. This column contains stand-up comedy, how Keith stays healthy, and sweet, sweet love between a banana and donut hole. As always, these are real questions from real AP.net users, if you want the doctor to answer your questions, shoot him an email here.
Storm The Beaches, from Baltimore, MD, is releasing the group's debut full-length Hemisphere on October 23rd on Apparition Records. The pop-rock act has written some of the band's best material to date on the new record, and it's evident with the track "Full Circle" which we are streaming today. Reminds me at times of site favorites Cartel and The Morning Of. Check it out on the band's AP.net profile or in the replies. You can pre-order the record here.
Today we are introducing a brand new song from one of Equal Vision's exciting new bands, Set It Off. "Dream Catcher" is one of the more emotional and intense tracks off the Tampa quintet's EVR debut Cinematics, which will hit stores on September 18th. Anyways, you can stream "Dream Catcher" in the replies (or at the band's profile page) and pre-order the album here.
For those of you who don't know, Less Than Jake is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary as a band. As a part of its anniversary tour, the band played back-to-back, sold-out shows in its hometown of Gainesville, Fla., which were broadcast live via Stageit.com. Friend of AP.net, photographer Dana Burke, was on site to snap some photos for us - so head to the replies to check out about a dozen photos from the band's Gainesville weekend. In addition, we are giving away tickets to Less Than Jake's September tour dates in the Northeast and Midwest. Check out the dates in the replies, and comment in the thread to win a pair of tickets to one of the shows! Just comment with what city/date...
It'll be a glorious day when the word "twinkle" is stricken from the records along with the term "skramz." On Innards second LP, I've Lost Everything, they've brought the nails to the coffin. Combining a love of The Smiths and Pavement intertwined with brash vocals and an Orchid tendency to get to the point, the album is one of the most unique roads I've seen a band navigate in some time. You can head to the band's AP.net profile to hear the full album, and if you like what you hear, pre-orders for the 10" are up here.
Yesterday we posted that No Sleep Records were adding a new band to its stellar roster. Today we can exclusively reveal that No Sleep has signed New Jersey pop-punk act Major League. The band will release its No Sleep debut Hard Feelings on November 13th. You can stream a brand new song "Walk Away," as well as check out the album artwork and track listing, in the replies. You can pre-order the record here.
Stickup Kid recently put out its Nothing About Me EP, and the band took off on tour with The Story So Far, Seahaven, Troubled Coast and Stateside in support of its release. While on the road, the band put together a video tour diary for us, so head to the replies to check out the first installment. If you comment in the thread, you'll be entered to win a clear vinyl copy of the group's Sincerest Form Of Flattery LP, which can be purchased here.
Happy Labor Day! What better way to enjoy the long weekend than by watching Live Sessions from A Loss For Words? Head to the replies to see their full set at Royale in their hometown of Boston, MA on August 26th. Matty Arsenault remains one of pop punk's best vocalists, and you've probably never seen kids try to mosh to a Jackson 5 cover before this.
With guitars and limbs flailing, Set It Off's Live Sessions proves that they have little concern for the well-being of their instruments or themselves. Head to the replies to watch their set opening for Chiodos on August 26th at Royale in Boston, MA. The band combines the theatrics of Panic at the Disco, the pop sensibilities of All Time Low and the occasional edge of My Chemical Romance.
We're super excited to inform you all that From Indian Lakes will release their new album, Able Bodies on November 13th. You can stream a new song entitled "Breaking My Bones" on the band's AP.net profile. The band also wrote a little message that you can check out in the replies. If I had to describe the band's sound I would compare them to As Cities Burn or a mix of Local Natives meets La Dispute. Either way be sure to check out the song and let us know what you think!
Hey guys, have you ever noticed that Dr. Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die) looks like Taco from The League? I don't think Keith has ever heard that, so next time you see him make sure to tell him. Anyways, the good doctor is touring Europe and still trying to find a decent Wi-Fi signal. When he does stumble upon it, he's giving us tips and tricks on how to seduce exotic women. As always, these are real questions from real AP.net users, if you want your darkest questions answered, make sure to send us an email here.
We've got another track from All Human for you today. This song is called "Oh My My Boy" and it features Dan from Between The Buried and Me playing bass. In case you're unfamiliar, All Human is the solo project of Adam Rupert of Fear Before. If you pre-order certain bundle packages, you get an instant gratification track. Catholic Guilt Or The Queerest Of Thoughts comes out this summer on Revival Records. Listen to the song on the band's AP.net profile and leave your thoughts in the replies.
Recent Tooth & Nail Records signees The Wedding will release their label debut, No Direction, on September 25th. Head to their AP.net profile to hear the effort's title track. The rock band is fronted by former Letter Kills vocalist Matt Shelton.
Last week Drew and I received USB drives in the mail containing images, video and a song from a project called Peace'd Out. Yesterday afternoon, I received an e-mail from the one found on the drive saying I could finally reveal "White Pyramid" to the public and that more of the fifty drives that exist were being sent out this week. I'm not sure where or who they're being sent to, but we'll keep an ear to the ground and an eye on our social feeds as to their distribution. Head to the band's AP.net profile to hear the song and let us know what you think in the replies.
Today, we're excited to be premiering a brand new music video from female-fronted alt-rock outfit Brighter Than a Thousand Suns. You can check out the video for "Walls Made of Glass", which is the lead off track from their Tragic Hero debut Survival Machines, in the replies. Let us know what you think!
Yesterday an old friend sent me a package in the mail. This wasn't a normal press release accompanied by a watermarked CD though. It was a package with a handwritten note that simply said, "I hope you enjoy this. Let me know what you think," accompanied by a USB drive with a black peace sign in the shape of a coffin on it. Considering the band my friend originally was in, this was a bit strange. So I plugged it into my computer and a folder containing a handful of files popped up. According to the .pdf found on the drive and the file extensions themselves, the name of the project is Peace'd Out. The USB's coffin image is found on all the documents and file images within. The USB also...
In honor of their Absolute 100 selection, Ohio's My Mouth Is The Speaker wanted to give the AP.net community a treat. Though their new EP doesn't release until next Tuesday, we're giving away a free download of the title track, "A Stunning Example." Fans of Into It. Over It, Say Anything, and Person L should take to this quickly - hit the replies for the stream and download link.
Fresh off of their impressive split with Caravels from earlier this year, today we’re premiering a brand new track from post-rock group Gifts From Enola. Lush and entrancing at one point, then fiery at the next, the six-minute epic “Cherry” comes from the band’s upcoming LP A Healthy Fear – which is available November 13th via The Mylene Sheath. Head to the replies or to the band’s AP.net profile to check it out, and let us know what you think!
A Tragedy In Progress is the reunited original line-up of Across Five Aprils, performing under the name of their debut album. Their new effort, Mechanical Weather, comes out on Tuesday via Indianola Records, but you can stream it now on their AP.net profile. Recommended for fans of early-2000s metalcore a la As I Lay Dying (whose Josh Gilbert provides guest vocals on the title track), Evergreen Terrace and All That Remains.
I remember several years ago Jason introduced us to a band called Maradona and I loved it. I was recently introduced to a band called Back To Normal and got the same feeling that I did listening to Maradona. Edgy, yet poppy. Refined but still some grit in the track. Today, we're premiering a track called "The Let Down" from the upcoming EP Hold Your Own coming out Oct. 9th. Head to the band's AP.net profile to listen and leave your thoughts in the replies. The track is available for purchase on Bandcamp with an acoustic b-side called "Shore Drive."
The last time I saw recent Absolute100 pick The Composure live, the members said they were going to perform a cover live but wouldn't specify which. I thought they might cover Springsteen or a modern pop song, but I was wrong. They went a completely different direction and covered Piebald's "American Hearts." Although most of the crowd stood with a blank look, some of us thoroughly enjoyed it. The band entered the studio to record it and we're giving you the first listen. Head to the band's AP.net profile to listen and leave your thoughts in the replies.
Today, we are excited to premiere Showbread's new single, "I'm Afraid That I'm Me," off their upcoming record, Cancer. Head to their AP.net Profile or the replies to hear it. The album will be released for free via Come&Live on September 25th, 2012. Get your propaganda and join the fight here.
Even though Every Time I Die is backpacking through Europe right now, that won't stop Dr. Keith Buckley from telling you what the perfect pube hair length is. That's right - we're back with the newest installment of solutions and answers from the good doctor. It'll only cost you a nickel (or just steal your neighbor's wi-fi like I am). Once again, these are real questions from real AP.net users. If you want to join in the fun, just e-mail us here.