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Matt Healy of The 1975 talks with The Guardian about how he has survived the last two years on the road.
Gigs in Britain are pretty much the only time I see or talk to my family. Sometimes, I feel guilty when I get a call from someone saying: "I haven't heard from you in a month." I think: "Wow, that's not right." You have to make an effort. That kind of thing keeps you grounded and sane. I feel that my family are more understanding than my friends, though. They get it.
Ryan Gardner on 08/18/14 - 02:46 PM
I personally attended all the Warped Tour dates in California and the NW this summer. While in California, one of my new favorite clothing companies Violent Gentlemen had a tent set up, selling t-shirts right alongside Every Time I Die and JBWW. They have exclusive t-shirts for Andy Williams (ETID), Bayside, and more. I spoke with one of the co-founders, Mike Hammer about the brand and what they're up to in the future, which you can read here. Lastly, they're currently offering 15% off to readers, using the promo code "Absolutepunk" at checkout.
We sent some gear out to The Gaslight Anthem a few months ago which was a huge thing for me being a big fan. We’ve got gear on everyone from ...
Jake Denning on 08/18/14 - 02:39 PM
Taylor Swift's new single "Shake It Off" can be found in the replies. Her fifth album, 1989, will be out October 27th.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 02:32 PM
A soundcheck video of Bad Suns performing "Salt" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 02:08 PM
Gerard Way's new song "No Shows" premiered today on BBC Radio One. It's streaming over at Alter the Press.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 02:06 PM
Brian Warren of Weatherbox has written a Road Blog for Property of Zack addressing why the band had to recently drop off their tour.
Actually, to rewind, just a bit, I probably need to level with you on some of the other mitigating factors which lead to my psychological break down which ended our tour. First off, before tour I had begun smoking that devil’s lettuce again regularly and stop taking my prescribed psyche meds. Anybody familiar with mental illness knows this is a recipe for disaster. Hopefully this episode will imprint on my crocodilian-humanoid brain the fact that I can’t get recreational with the drugs any longer. I’m not advocating straight edge, but I, Brian Warren, am...
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 01:47 PM
Hit the replies to check out a recent acoustic performance from Finch.

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Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:59 AM
Derek Archambault's PledgeMusic campaign to fund his hip operation is 99% funded on its final day of raising -- just a little reminder.

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Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:57 AM
Dr. Manhattan's sophomore LP, Jam Dreams, is being re-issued on vinyl for the first time ever via MI-based indie label, Have Fun Records.

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Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:54 AM
Issues has announced their first headlining tour, and they're bringing along I Killed The Prom Queen, Ghost Town, Marmozets, and Nightmares as support. Head to the replies for tour dates.
Jake Denning on 08/18/14 - 11:51 AM
Steady Hands is the seven-piece folk-punk side project of Modern Baseball drummer Sean Huber. The band's new EP, Brandy of the Damned, drops tomorrow via Lame-O Records (check out preorders), and today we have the entire release streaming in the replies for you to check out early! Listen if you're a fan of Frank Turner and that sort of punk-turned-acoustic-folk type genre -- if you are, this is right up your alley.
Thomas Nassiff on 08/18/14 - 11:51 AM
Sammy Maine wrote a piece for Drowned in Sound on if enjoying Blink-182 makes her a bad feminist.
Are Blink 182 a bunch of misogynists? Maybe. Are they the heroes of banishing cultural stereotypes that feminism strives to abolish too? Maybe. There will always be arguments for both sides but it’s in the creation of such discussions that feminism has flourished. The fact that we’re even talking about stuff like this – in culture, in media and in our everyday lives – is massive. Liking ‘problematic’ media doesn’t stop me from being any less of a feminist.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:44 AM
Brendon Urie welcomes the idea of Panic! at the Disco being a polarizing band.
"What I love is getting polarized opinions," Urie tells Billboard. "I don’t want a middle ground like, ‘Yeah, all right.’ We got a lot of love and a lot of hate. I love that. I want you to love what we’ve done or hate it with a passion." And Urie promises, he means it. "There’s random comments you read, like ‘This dude is a joke’ or that call me a whiny little bitch or whatever. That kind of stuff is fun to me. I love that stuff. Bring it on, man."
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:41 AM
Cobra Starship looks like they'll be announcing something next Monday.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:38 AM
The 5th annual Dear Jack benefit will be heading to New York on November 11th at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. More details in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:36 AM
The Black Keys video for "Weight of Love" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:30 AM
Head to the replies to check out the dates for the Eternal Enemies tour, featuring Emmure, The Acacia Strain, Stray From The Path, Fit For A King, and Kublai Khan.
Jake Denning on 08/18/14 - 11:28 AM
Johnny Marr's new video for "Easy Money" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:28 AM
Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees has penned a piece for The Guardian.
This past year I decided to come out, and since doing so – on my own terms, and in my own way – I have met and heard from hundreds of other men and women like me who feel deeply connected to their religious beliefs and yet are proudly, or sometimes shamefully, gay. As a proud gay Mormon man, I’ve received a lot of questions: How can you be Mormon and be gay? How can you be a part of a religion that doesn’t accept you?
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:24 AM
Joey Cape of Lagwagon recently performed some acoustic tunes. Check the replies for videos.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:20 AM
Attila has been announced as the headliner for the Monster Outbreak Rock Tour, with support from Crown The Empire, Like Moths To Flames, and Sworn In. Dates are in the replies. Well, I guess you can always leave early, right?
Jake Denning on 08/18/14 - 11:16 AM
Jimmy Eat World are bringing their tour to Australia. Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:15 AM
Jawbreaker will release a 20th anniversary reissue of 24 Hour Revenge Therapy on October 14th through Blackball Records.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:13 AM
Authority Zero have posted a teaser for "Lift One Up."
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:07 AM
The Offspring's Dexter Holland talked to PunkNews about the band's future. He's unsure if the band's next release will be a full album.
We’re not really sure. We used to always do records where we’d go in and spend as long as it took — and sometimes that takes like a year and a half to really do it — and that seems like a long time to wait in between records. And no one really buys albums anymore…or maybe they do, I don’t know. But the way people really digest music has just changed; it’s not really the same way where you’re gonna sit down with the record and really listen to it.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:03 AM
Stephen Christian of Anberlin has hinted at repressing the band's back catalog on vinyl.

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Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 11:00 AM
Anti-Flag have released a newly recorded version of "Police Story" on Bandcamp. 100% of the proceeds from this digital download will be donated to the Michael Brown Jr. Memorial Fund.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 10:55 AM
Of Mice and Men have canceled some tour dates due to Austin Carlile's health.
Due to Austin having unforeseen health issues we're unfortunately not going to be able to play the first few festivals of our upcoming tour in Europe while he rests up. This will include our scheduled appearances at Summer Breeze today, Pukkelpop on Friday and Elb-Riot and X-Rockest this weekend. We apologize to our fans in Belgium and Germany who were attending these shows but we will be back soon to make up for this. We are going to be resuming our tour on August 19th in Berlin and all other upcoming shows including Reading and Leeds Festivals are unaffected.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 10:48 AM
Head to the replies to stream Death From Above 1979's new song called "Government Trash."
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/18/14 - 10:47 AM
A new Power Rangers movie is coming. It's morphin time!
The Power Rangers stories and characters have been embraced by generations of audiences for more than 20 years, and today they are more powerful than ever. We have the ideal partner and the perfect brand with which to create a motion picture event that will resonate with moviegoers around the world for years to come.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 10:46 AM
Circa Survive will be hitting the road this fall with Title Fight and Pianos Become The Teeth. Jump to the replies to find all of the tour dates.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/18/14 - 10:42 AM
Billboard is reporting that contrary to recent reports, Morrissey has not been dropped from his label.
In spite of that, Billboard has confirmed that Morrissey is still under contract with Harvest, the label behind his most recent album, World Peace Is None of Your Business. A source close to the situation tells Billboard that Moz has not been dropped by Harvest/Capitol, and that his contract with the company calls for two releases, the first of which was World Peace.

Update: True-To-You have posted the following response:
In response to Andrew Flanagan's incorrect report for Billboard online (15 August 2014), both Morrissey and Morrissey's lawyer are in possession of email...
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 10:33 AM
Stray From the Path have posted a blog post about the horrible situation currently unfolding in Ferguson, MO.
A lot of people have been asking for our thoughts on what is happening in Ferguson, MO. I will admit, as things started unfolding, I tried to stay away from social media. As I have talked out against the Police in the past…those conversations escalate almost immediately, and last time It was hard for me to keep my composure. My only hope is that now people will start to see what we are talking about. Journalists attacked, media has been blacked out, an 18 year old has been killed and the police are showing their true colors.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 10:25 AM
An acoustic video of Seahaven's acoustic performance of "Andreas" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 10:19 AM
Hit the replies to see a behind the scenes studio video with New Found Glory.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 10:05 AM
Gene Simmons believes those that are depressed should just kill themselves.
For a putz 20-year-old kid to say, 'I'm depressed. I live in Seattle.' Fuck you, then kill yourself. I never understand, because I always call them on their bluff. I'm the guy who says 'Jump' when there's a guy on top of a building who says, 'That's it, I can't take it anymore. I'm going to jump.' Are you kidding? Why are you announcing it? Shut the fuck up, have some dignity and jump! You've got the crowd," Simmons said. "By the way, you walk up to the same guy on a ledge who threatens to jump and put a gun to his head, 'I'm going to blow your fuckin' head off.' He'll go, 'Please don't.' It's true. He's not...
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 09:59 AM
Neon Trees have announced a tour with No Devotion and Echosmith. Dates can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 09:55 AM
Yellowcard have officially released "One Bedroom" over on USA Today. The band's new album Lift a Sail will be out October 7th. Stream the song in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/18/14 - 09:52 AM
Interpol have released a new song called "Ancient Ways" from their upcoming album, El Pintor -- it's in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/18/14 - 09:02 AM
Consequence of Sound has gone to rank The Gaslight Anthem's top ten songs. What do you think of their list? What would you rank as your top ten?
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/18/14 - 09:00 AM
Good Old War have begun working on their fourth album.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/18/14 - 08:56 AM
Ty Segall's new album, Manipulator, is streaming on NPR.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/18/14 - 08:48 AM
You can stream Hostage Calm's new song, "A Thousand Miles Away From Here" over on Noisey.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/18/14 - 08:43 AM
You can stream a remastered version of "A Favor House Atlantic" from Coheed and Cambria's reissue of In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 over at Billboard. The official pre-order is now live here. In the Billboard interview Claudio also discloses the band is eyeing a spring/summer 2015 release for their next effort.
I've been working on some material for the last year and a half or so when we were living in Brooklyn, which I found kind of inspiring and not so inspiring. There's some interesting tunes I wrote down there with a perspective I couldn't necessarily get here in the country. It's veering off in a slightly different direction, but it's still Coheed -- not so much a direction as...
Garett Press on 08/18/14 - 08:41 AM
I don't know who would want to live forever in this place. I don't know who would want to live forever in all this haze.
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