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The Black Keys have announced their new album via Mike Tyson's Twitter account. The video announcement is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 03/21/14 - 05:27 PM
Twitter #music is no more.
The service announced its iOS app is disappearing from the store today, although anyone actually using it can continue until the service is shut down April 18th. In a followup tweet, the team mentions it will "continue to experiment with new ways to bring you great content based on the music activity we see every day on Twitter."
Jason Tate on 03/21/14 - 05:26 PM
Well well well, it's official ... Slowdive has reunited and will be playing this year's Primavera Sound.
Kyle Huntington on 01/28/14 - 04:28 PM
A variety of musicians and bands have begun speaking out on Twitter about the Kelly Thomas verdict. Will Pugh, of Cartel, stated, "If you care at all about civil liberties, you should be paying attention to the Fullerton PD's actions," and Man Overboard tweeted, "No justice for #KellyThomas means no justice for all American citizens. A sad day in our history. Embarrassing and heartbreaking to witness."
Jason Tate on 01/18/14 - 10:23 PM
Andrew Belle has posted on Twitter that he is working on an "alternate version of Black Bear" to share later this year.
Jason Tate on 01/13/14 - 11:39 AM
Neon Trees are hinting that "things are about to get weird."
Jason Tate on 01/02/14 - 02:10 PM
Oli Skyes has commented on the Ian Watkins trial. I'm going to give him the benefit of the doubt and say that "biggest victims" portion is just really poorly worded.
So Watkins was sentenced & justice was served, wether you think it was too short a stretch or not. My heart goes out to all the victims effected, but I would like you all to consider the impact and destruction watkins has inflicted on his band, and see how them themselves are in some ways the biggest victims of this nightmare. He destroyed the legacy of Lost Prophets (which were my favourite band ever back in the day) -when your band ends you want to be able to look back at all the good times, listen to the songs you made,...
Jason Tate on 12/20/13 - 12:27 PM
Flying Lotus just shared a folder of what he calls "ideas, drafts and loops" via Twitter for free download. Some of the artists featured on the tracks include Kanye West, Earl Sweatshirt, Shabazz Palaces, Baths and Thundercat.
Chris Collum on 12/10/13 - 01:48 PM
Track listing and times for the new Issues' album can be seen on Twitter.

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Jason Tate on 12/08/13 - 08:01 PM
Katy Perry is now the most followed person in the world on Twitter. Can I get a RT or fav?
Jason Tate on 11/04/13 - 11:33 AM
If you head to TonySly.org you'll find videos and write-ups from a variety of the artists that contributed to the recently released Remembering Tony tribute album. You can also follow the website on Twitter to get updates when new stories are posted. A sample entry from Brian Fallon is included below.
When I was asked to do this tribute, I was somewhere in Denmark. I picked Capo right away. I recorded this song very, very simply, just one guitar and my voice and my harmonica. I did it one night in the winter, it was freezing and quiet and late, like it always is when this kind of song is written or recorded.

To me Capo says, "I'm trying... I'm doing my best, but it's hard...
Jason Tate on 11/04/13 - 10:55 AM
Something is stirring in The Downtown Fiction camp.

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Drew Beringer on 09/02/13 - 08:23 AM
Sleeping Giant has been quietly working on new material, and has about 7 songs ready thus far.
Jake Denning on 08/29/13 - 12:35 AM
Kellin Quinn has revealed that the $80 Polaroid Meet and Greet VIP option included as part of Sleeping With Sirens fall U.S. headliner ticket options will benefit cancer patient Anthony. Fans have raised over $10,000 for Anthony by purchasing this package.
Jake Denning on 08/13/13 - 10:44 AM
Recently, We The Kings have been hinting at who they're bringing as support for their summer headlining tour, and it appears that the tour will include Breathe Carolina, T.Mills, and The Ready Set.
Jake Denning on 05/19/13 - 10:34 PM
Jason Isbell is giving away the first song we've heard from his upcoming record for free on Twitter. The song is called "Traveling Alone." Southeastern is out June 11th via Thirty Tigers.
Chris Collum on 05/04/13 - 04:33 PM
Blackbear (Mat Musto) has announced that his debut album will be titled The Afterglow, which is set to be released later on this year.
Jake Denning on 04/23/13 - 12:40 PM
Twitter has today launched its music app for the whole wide world to use. Twitter #Music can be accessed at music.twitter.com and there's a separate app for iPhone as well. It's based around discovering new music, of course, and seeing what music is popular on Twitter in real time. You can listen to music in Spotify or Rdio with the user interface, and buy music on iTunes as well. Play around with the new service and let us know your thoughts in the replies.
Today, we're releasing Twitter #music, a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter. It uses Twitter activity, including Tweets and engagement, to detect and surface the most popular tracks and...
Thomas Nassiff on 04/18/13 - 07:31 AM
Frank Turner is working on a Tony Sly cover for an upcoming Tony Sly tribute album.

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Drew Beringer on 04/10/13 - 10:42 AM
Both Fireworks and Transit members have tweeted pretty damning statements about the Empire venue in Springfield, VA. From what we've been able to piece together, it looks like the promoter used hateful speech -- and then shit hit the fan. We've reached out to try and find out exactly what happened.

Update: A statement about everything that happened, from Floyd James, can be found here.
Jason Tate on 03/27/13 - 08:59 PM
Travis from We The Kings said the band was working on a song for the Iron Man 3 soundtrack.

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Jason Tate on 03/25/13 - 07:19 PM
Looks like Into It. Over It. are recording soon ... could the hash-tag "Intersections" refer to the upcoming album title?

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Jason Tate on 03/19/13 - 10:57 AM
Brandon Rike confirmed that a new Dead Poetic album is still going to happen at some point.

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Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 01:33 PM
Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino just posted a cover of Roy Orbison's "Crying," featuring a guest appearance from Snacks the Cat.
Jason Tate on 03/11/13 - 01:39 PM
A new FenixTX song called "Spooky Action at a Distance" is being released on MLB: The Show for Playstation. The song comes from their forthcoming release.

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Jason Tate on 03/05/13 - 11:32 AM
Tweet to reveal a new Bring Me the Horizon track titled "Anti-Visit." Until enough tweets are posted, you can listen to a teaser here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/19/13 - 09:18 AM
Chirpify (the service that lets you sell stuff through Twitter) has launched #ChirpifyLovesMusic campaign to offer indie-musicians their service for free - for life. Check out the full press release in the replies and get more information, here.
Jason Tate on 02/14/13 - 04:35 PM
Skrillex is interested in doing a Screamo EP and Anthony Green has said that a collaboration may happen sometime down the road.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/07/13 - 09:56 AM
Lady Gaga seems to be suggesting that she and Tony Bennett will be working on an album together.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/24/13 - 03:09 PM
Mixtapes have demoed six new songs.
Jason Tate on 01/16/13 - 11:30 AM
For Today's Mike Reynolds sent out a series of tweets claiming there is no such thing as a gay Christian. You keep on preaching all about that love and respect, Mike.

Update: Futhermore, Stick To Your Guns drummer George Schmitz has stated that the band will never tour with For Today ever again. You might recall Stick To Your Guns supporting For Today on the band's "Fight The Silence" headliner in 2012. - JD

Update #2: For Today has made a brief statement via their Facebook page.
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 02:29 PM
Twitter (and AP.net) user ivogoossens is attempting to build a book of "punk rock wisdom" quotes and would like your help putting it together. Basically, he'd like your favorite song lyrics/quotes that contain "wisdom" from any band that is kind of related to this scene. From AFI to Fall Out Boy, to Misfits, Ramones, Social Distortion, All Time Low, Yellowcard. So, if you've got one - tweet at him!
Jason Tate on 01/08/13 - 06:42 PM
It appears that Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd seems to have confirmed that he will be releasing a new album in 2013.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/04/13 - 12:41 AM
Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear made an unexpected trip to the hospital for an emergency surgery. He seems to be doing fine now, however.

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Jason Tate on 01/01/13 - 04:54 PM
Nikki from Silversun Pickups gave birth to twin girls.

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Jason Tate on 12/20/12 - 12:59 PM
In a recent direct message exchange on twitter between Craig Owens (Chiodos) and rapper Waka Flocka Flame, it appears that Owens could be providing a hook for Flocka's upcoming album.
Jake Denning on 12/18/12 - 03:09 AM
Showbread are hinting at something to commemorate the ten year anniversary of Life, Kisses, and Other Wasted Efforts.

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Jason Tate on 11/20/12 - 12:35 PM
Artists looking to get their music on Rdio should check out One RPM's promotion where they'll help you do just that for a simple twitter follow.
Jason Tate on 10/04/12 - 10:09 AM
Daytrader's new single will be "Rita" -- pretty sure this will be on a new 7" coming out for their upcoming tour.
Jason Tate on 08/31/12 - 10:52 AM
Drew is hanging out at Warner Bros. today and posting about secret shit. Follow the AP.net twitter (and Drew) to find out what's going on.
Jason Tate on 08/24/12 - 01:06 PM
Recently got shown a cool service that lets you see what bands (or other people) have "fake or inflated" twitter follower counts. Interesting.
Jason Tate on 08/16/12 - 02:53 PM
Transit to release new music in the Spring.

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Jason Tate on 08/15/12 - 12:33 PM
Woe, Is Me is not breaking up. Let's count the fucks given.
Jason Tate on 08/02/12 - 01:56 PM
It appears that producer Lex Luger (2011 BMI Producer of the Year) may be working with T.Mills in the near future.
Jake Denning on 07/13/12 - 10:14 PM
Yours Truly is giving away the band's new track "I'm Leaving Now" for free in exchange for a tweet. You can also listen to it in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 07/10/12 - 08:12 PM
Frank Turner had some harsh words for Nicki Minaj and her crew.

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Jason Tate on 07/09/12 - 12:31 PM
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