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Everyone loves a good guest spot - there's just something so fun about a surprise vocalist sneaking their way onto track you wouldn't expect. When I The Mighty needed a female set of pipes for Satori, they called in The Material's Colleen D'Agostino to fill out "Four Letter Words," a stand out track on a damn good record. We reunited the band with their guest at the House Of Blues, grabbing an acoustic rendition of the song - check it out in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 07/24/13 - 02:16 AM
Yesterday was the ten year anniversary of Yellowcard's breakthrough album, Ocean Avenue. On August 13th, the band will be releasing a special acoustic album featuring all thirteen Ocean Avenue tracks. Today, we're premiering the first video from Ocean Avenue Acoustic of the song that changed everything for the band - "Ocean Avenue." I've been listening to the acoustic album for a little while now and each song is incredibly well-done, with this track being one of the standouts. You can also pre-order Ocean Avenue Acoustic on iTunes for only $7.99 and it comes with an instant download of this song. If you're a vinyl guy like me, you can also pick this up on wax here. The band is...
Drew Beringer on 07/23/13 - 10:00 AM
Nothing's better than watching a new band move full steam ahead, especially one teeming with potential. Featuring ex-Daytrader guitarist Matt Mascarenas, Heartless Breakers are those guys - anxious to work their asses off while showcasing skills both classic and unique for pop-punk. Their Prescriptions EP certainly hits that energy and angst of a Taking Back Sunday or The Wonder Years, but channels the musicianship of Bayside or older Transit. We could keep spitballing comparisons, or you could hit the replies and listen to their EP in full. Grab Prescriptions from the band's merch store, iTunes, and most other online retailers/streaming services.
Jack Appleby on 07/23/13 - 08:23 AM
We premiered a Fox & Cats track a few weeks ago, and now we're streaming the band's new EP This Is Your Brain On Love in the replies. It was released today and you can get it on Bandcamp.
"It's been almost a year since we first began working on our debut EP, and even longer since the songs first started to take shape and grow. We could not be more excited to finally release this music to your ears. We hope you will all enjoy these songs, which come straight from our hearts, as much as we do. If not then we'll probably be super butthurt and sad."
Christian Wagner on 07/23/13 - 06:16 AM
Today we're premiering the newest music video from Oh No Fiasco for their song "Down." We're also pleased to announce that the band will be releasing their new EP, No One's Gotta Know, on September 10th on Five Seven Music. Head to the replies to check out the female fronted pop goodness.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/22/13 - 10:08 AM
We're happy to announce that for the first time ever, Peace'd Out will bring their alien selves to the stage. In just a few weeks, Vinnie Caruana (I Am The Avalanche), Steve Choi (RX Bandits), Casey Deitz (The Velvet Teen) and Roger Camero (No Motiv) will perform throat push-ups and conjure magnetic spirits live at two California shows - August 9 at Anaheim's Chain Reaction & August 10 at Camarillo's Rock City Doors - tickets can be purchased via the previous links. In honor of the event, we're giving away signed vinyl from the band - visit our social networks to participate. Then catch a ridiculous interview in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 07/22/13 - 08:40 AM
Today we're premiering the video from Chattanooga, TN's Rigoletto. Signed to South Division Records, the alternative rock act should be primed for big things very soon. If you're a fan of The 1975 and that whole scene, this will be for you. Watch the video for "Northern" in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 07/22/13 - 06:35 AM
Back when Andy Jackson of Hot Rod Circuit got married, Say Anything frontman Max Bemis gifted him with a cover of the band's "At Nature's Mercy." The parties have agreed to share the track with fans as a bonus track on the vinyl re-issue of Hot Rod Circuit's 2007 album, The Underground Is A Dying Breed. You can listen to the cover right now in the replies, and then order a copy of the record when they go on sale today at 1:30 from Enjoy the Ride Records. Thunderbeard Records will also have their own variant.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/19/13 - 08:52 AM
Over the last few years, we've seen Pennsylvania produce some of the site's favorite new bands like Tigers Jaw, Title Fight, Balance and Composure, and others. One of its newest acts, Reservoir, likens itself to an older sound like Sunny Day Real Estate and Christie Front Drive, or for you young'uns out there, they could be compared to My Heart To Joy. The band's new EP, I Heard You As I Walked Away, will be sure to please the emo gods. Make sure to pick it up on July 23rd. Listen to it in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 07/19/13 - 06:56 AM
Denver, CO, pop-rock outfit Ashtree will be releasing its new single, "Heart Attack," on iTunes next Tuesday. But we're giving you a first listen a few days early in the replies. If you dig the piano-rock style of bands like The Rocket Summer, Relient K, and The Morning Of, then this song is your perfect cup of sunshine. Check it out in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile.
Drew Beringer on 07/19/13 - 06:00 AM
Six songs, six minutes, all inspired by #66. If you haven't heard Puig Destroyer (featuring members of Thrice, Curl Up And Die, and Kowloon Walled City) yet, then today's your lucky day. We are stoked to be premiering a new song titled "Stop Fucking Bunting." It's 57 seconds of pure anti-bunting fever and it's off the band's new EP, which is available here. You can also pre-order it on 7" vinyl via The Ghost Is Clear Records here. In the meantime, brush up on Yasiel Puig and check the track out in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 07/19/13 - 05:56 AM
All Time Low will be appearing on the July 19th episode of Guitar Center Sessions at 9 PM ET/10 PM PST exclusively on DIRECTV’s Audience Network. We have an exclusive clip of the band performing "Dear Maria, Count Me In." Check it out in the replies and make sure to tune into the episode to see the rest of the performances.
Drew Beringer on 07/18/13 - 10:48 AM
Farewell Fighter are gearing up to release their new album, Challenges, on August 6th via Easy Killer Records. Today we have an early taste of it with the premiere of single "Bridges," produced by Josh Cain. Head to their AP.net Profile or the replies to hear it. Fans of bands in vein of Panic! At The Disco and Divided By Friday should enjoy this one.
"This record is so important to us. Each song tells a different story about how hard it can be growing up in a world where there's so much pressure to 'be something' or to figure out where you belong. Not everyone figures that out right away. Our hope is that these songs can help someone out there feel a little more at ease about who they...
Ryan Gardner on 07/18/13 - 10:42 AM
During my chat with guitarist John 5 at the Mansfield, MA stop of Mayhem Festival, he revealed that Rob Zombie will be recording and releasing their first-ever live DVD later this year. Check back tomorrow for the full interview.
This is big news. I haven't talked about this. 30 years, Rob Zombie, White Zombie - never done a live DVD. We're doing one this year. The show's so big. It can't get much bigger, so I'm like, "We better record this!"
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/18/13 - 08:51 AM
Continuing with our weekly Quiet Country Audio Sessions, this week we have Young Statues. The band performs "Eraser" and "So You Wait" from their new EP Age Isn't Ours. Watch the masterful performances in the replies and you can purchase the audio from the sessions here.
Christian Wagner on 07/18/13 - 06:54 AM
Ballyhoo! are nearing the end of their 40+ date co-headlining tour with Authority Zero that began May 31st. Today we have part four of our tour diary series with frontman Howi Spangler. Catch up on part one, part two, and part three if you missed them. We will have on last "wrap up blog" coming in two weeks. Their new record, Pineapple Grenade, is now available.
Ryan Gardner on 07/18/13 - 05:50 AM
On July 23rd, California hardcore outfit HRBRS will release its debut full-length, Always Holding On. Today we're giving you an early taste by premiering the entire album in the replies and the band's AP.net profile. The album's ten tracks absolutely rip, so check it out. You can also pre-order the album here and check out the band's upcoming tour dates in the replies as well.
Drew Beringer on 07/18/13 - 04:57 AM
Are you looking for some fantastic instrumental music that likens to Gates, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and more? Well, look no further as we are premiering NJ-based Vasudeva's new LP Life In Cycles. Listen to it in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 07/17/13 - 08:21 AM
Today we're premiering what's bound to be another fantastic release from Count Your Lucky Stars Records. Denton, Texas' Two Knights will be releasing its new EP, A Lot of Bad Things Happened, But We're Still Here, on July 30th and I'm totally stoked on this. The Texas duo chaotic brand of this indie-punk sound we all love right now is unleashed over the course of the EP's seven tracks. It's raw, vulnerable, and catchy and you absolutely need to check it out in the replies (or over at the band's AP.net profile). You can also pre-order it on 10" vinyl here.
Drew Beringer on 07/17/13 - 01:56 AM
We're proud to bring you the full album stream from The Sheds' new album I'll Be Fine. The west coast ska/punk band has no doubt created their best music to date and this release should undoubtedly bring the band to the next level. Listen to I'll Be Fine in the replies and pre-order it on iTunes here.
Christian Wagner on 07/16/13 - 06:43 AM
Hailing from Boston, MA, The Press War is the new project from Stay's frontman Anthony Rainville. The pop-rock band is releasing their new EP New Again today so stream the EP in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 07/16/13 - 06:32 AM
Today we're premiering a new song from Dead Boots called "Wrecking Ball." The band features Joe Perry's (Aerosmith) two sons Tony and Adrian. Head to the replies to strem or download the song. The band's new album, Verónica, is available tomorrow.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/15/13 - 04:18 PM
William Beckett has been a crowd pleaser all summer long in the Acoustic Basement on this summer's Warped Tour. Today we have a handful of live videos of him performing some fan favorites. Check the replies to watch the videos and don't forget that his Equal Vision debut, Genuine & Counterfeit, is in stores August 20th.
Drew Beringer on 07/15/13 - 09:53 AM
Today we're streaming the full EP from Stanley And The Search's upcoming EP Weight that will be released on August 6th through Lead Astray Records. The California group has taken considerable leaps in songwriting since we first covered them on the site late last year. Listen to the band's new EP in the replies and leave your thoughts there as well. You can pre-order the CD here.
Christian Wagner on 07/15/13 - 07:37 AM
Bobby Vaughn's brainchild, The Promise Hero, will be releasing its new album, Déjà Vu', on August 13th via TDR Records. Today we're giving you a small peak into the album with the premiere of "End Of The World." It's a delightful piece of indie-pop that'll get your toes tapping. You can stream it in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile. And if you dig the tune you can pre-order the record here.
Drew Beringer on 07/15/13 - 04:37 AM
Hell Or Highwater will be releasing its new EP on August 6th. It's five tracks in length and was produced by Fred Archambault (Avenged Sevenfold, Death By Stereo). Today, we're premiering one of those five tracks. Check out "Wrong" in the replies or at the band's AP.net profile.
Drew Beringer on 07/12/13 - 10:54 AM
Head to the replies to watch Light Years' Quiet Country Audio Session. The band performed "Parking Lots" and "Put Yourself Together." You can purchase the audio recordings from the recordings here.
Christian Wagner on 07/11/13 - 12:08 PM
It's been a long time since I rock n' rolled - good thing NGHBRS will carry me back. The New York quartet jams in all the right ways on their debut full-length, Twenty One Rooms, a record that churns old rock sounds into modern day hits. We're bringing you "Dead Man's Reprise," a track full of rock, bounce, and swing that'll make Japandroids, The Gaslight Anthem, and Basement fans come knockin'. Check out the song in the replies, and pick up Twenty One Rooms next Tuesday.
Jack Appleby on 07/11/13 - 08:37 AM
Ballyhoo! are still on their 40+ date co-headlining tour with Authority Zero that began May 31st. Today we have part three of our tour diary series with frontman Howi Spangler. Part four will be up next Thursday. Part three is in the replies. Catch up on part one and part two if you missed them. Their new record, Pineapple Grenade, is now available.
Ryan Gardner on 07/10/13 - 06:47 AM
Tomorrow marks the release the debut EP release from one of No Sleep Records' latest signings - Baltimore's In Between. But today you get an early taste of "Still," a five-song EP that melds post-hardcore aggression with pop-punk buoyancy. It's a killer release that'll most definitely get your feet moving. Check it out in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile. You can pre-order the album here.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 11:52 AM
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