In the replies you can check out the lyrics to another upcoming Jay-Z track, titled "Heaven." The lyrics include a reference to R.E.M.'s "Losing My Religion." Magna Carta Holy Grail releases on July 4th.
Our brother and band mate Michael Mcdermott has decided to leave the band to pursue other musical interests. It has been an amazing 13 and a half years. We love you and wish you all the best! Here's to the memories! We don't know what's next (we never have!) but we know its gonna be rad! Onto the future!
Switchfootwill release their ninth album, Fading West, this October on Atlantic Records/Word. They'll also be putting out a feature film of the same name, which will serve as the opening act on the band's storyteller-style fall tour. Dates and a trailer are in the replies.
Today we're bringing you Shapes & Colors' awesome cover of Michael Jackson's "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing). The cover is in remembrance of the King of Pop's passing four years ago today. The band features Travis Bobier of Search The City handling the vocal duties. Jump to the replies to give it a listen and download it then let us know what you think!
Instrumental rock act Vasudeva released their first "In Lieu Of Youth" from the band's upcoming record Life In Cycles. You can listen to it in the replies. We'll be streaming the full album next month.
Awhile back, we premiered the first taste of Dear You's upcoming EP with "Black and White." Well, today we are excited to premiere their new video for "If Worries Were Weights," which is in the replies. If you're into pop-punk/rock, you'll like this one. Also, their EP, Faith, Fear, and Hope, has been pushed up to August 13th, so be excited for that.
From Indian Lakes Manager Eric Jones wrote an interesting blog post about band management and the mindset behind successful managers - check it out here. On a related note, would you be interested in a AP.net chat with band managers and tour managers? Let us know in the replies.
Bands, are you in need of quality design work? Sean Chamilian (Betrayal) is offering 10% off any quote when you email him with "Absolutepunk" in the subject line. Past clients include artists such as Bury Your Dead, The Ghost Inside, and Walls of Jericho. Hit the replies for more information.
After five years as a band, With The Punches are going on a hiatus. The band has announced four last tour dates that you can find in the replies.
After 5 years, 2 EP's, 1 LP, 3 Continents, 4 Vehicles, and a few hundred shows, With The Punches is sad to announce that we will be going on hiatus for a while. We would like to thank everyone who ever took the time to listen to our band, everyone who supported us in any way, and those of you who went above and beyond and helped us keep it together at times where falling apart could have so easilly happened. We will be doing a run of last shows in August (the dates of which are listed below) in which we will be playing as many of our songs as...
The track listing for Black Joe Lewis' upcoming album, Electric Slave, can be seen below. The album is set to release on August 27th via Vagrant Records.
02) Young Girls
03) Dar es Salaam
04) My Blood Ain't Runnin' Right
06) Come To My Party
08) Make Dat Money
09) The Hipster
11) Mammas Queen