Veara's new song "Growing Up Is Killing Me" featuring Soupy from The Wonder Years can be streamed in the replies. The song is on the Epitaph Summer Sampler that is being passed out for free on all dates of the Vans Warped Tour.
So I guess Jay-Z just announced via commercial during the NBA Finals that he's releasing a new album on July 4th. Check out some information on Magna Carta Holy Grailhere and you can view a trailer in the replies. Apparently if you own a Samsung Galaxy phone or tablet, you can get some behind the scenes stuff and the album early. More details as we get them.
For Father's Day, Such Gold gave their dads the chance to live a day in their shoes as a touring band. Watch the video in the replies. It doubles as a music video for "You Are Your Greatest Threat (The Doctor Will See You Now)."
After a little bit of a break, the Self Promotion Spotlight is back with an emo tinged bang in the form of Massachusetts' Companion. The band are built up around one dude and a wonderfully amicable form of emo. If you like your emo to have a catchy, almost pop-punk-like edge, you'll love Companion. Recommended for fans of Owen, Transit's Listen And Forgive and general endearing earnestness. Download their new EP Broken Stories as 'name your price' here. Interested in being a part of the Self-Promotion Spotlight? It's easy, just sign up for an AbsolutePunk.net account and post in the Self-Promotion forum.
The rumors that Kanye West was making an American Psycho inspired short film for his new album, Yeezus, have been confirmed. Kanye premiered the short film last night in Los Angeles at one of his projections. Head to the replies to check out a video someone captured.
We reported earlier a rumor that Drive Like Jehu might be playing The Fest this year. They are not doing that. A statement from Fest organizer Tony Weinbender is below.
Drive Like Jehu is not playing Fest 12 and whoever started this blatant in official rumor is on my shit list! I had to squash all this after enjoying a wonderful day of a much needed vacation in the rain forest! Thanks for cause a mess of problems whoever you are!