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Ryan Adams recently performed for NPR's World Cafe and covered Foreigner's classic "I Want To Know What Love It." The audio from that session is finally live and you can check it out after the jump.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/01/14 - 10:35 AM
Yellowcard have teamed up with Invisible Children for their new music video for "One Bedroom" which you can find in the replies.
Today we're proud to present our new music video for "One Bedroom." We teamed up with Invisible Children to give a look at the reality of what life is like for people in central Africa who are still being terrorized by Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army.
Working with Invisible Children was an incredible experience. We have never had the opportunity to connect our music to something so much bigger than ourselves in such a direct way.
Together we can put an end to this unnecessary violence and bring back the women and children who are still held captive
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/01/14 - 10:31 AM
Following the controversy between the two bands earlier this month, Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek posted an explanation for his comments about The War On Drugs on his website. Now, Kozelek has challenged The War On Drugs to let him join them on stage at an upcoming show at the Fillmore on October 6th to perform a song he wrote called "War On Drugs: Suck My Cock/Sun Kil Moon: Go Fuck Yourself." You can't make this stuff up.
War On Drugs. Due to all of the fuss, I checked out your live track on Pitchfork, and I called it right. You sound like Don Henley meets John Cougar meets Dire Sraits meets "Born In The USA" era Bruce Springsteen. It's not a criticism, it's an observation.

I challenge...
Jake Jenkins on 10/01/14 - 09:34 AM
Hozier's debut album is currently streaming on iTunes.
Jonathan Bautts on 09/30/14 - 11:23 PM
Head to the replies to check out Heart To Heart's new video for "Bad Habits". I highly recommend checking out their new album, Dulce, which is out now via Pure Noise Records.
Jake Denning on 09/30/14 - 09:39 PM
Mutant League has announced vinyl reissues of two Drive-Thru Records releases - Last Stop Suburbia by Allister and Kings Of Pop by Home Grown. Both pressings are limited to 1000 copies and will be up for pre-order this Thursday (10/2) at 2pm Central on Mutant League's webstore.
Zac Djamoos on 09/30/14 - 06:13 PM
Hit the replies to watch the (probably NSFW) music video for Mastodon's "The Motherload." Drummer Brann Dailor did an interview with Pitchfork about the video, which you can read here.
Jake Jenkins on 09/30/14 - 03:43 PM
Owl City is releasing two new songs on iTunes on October 7th: "Tokyo (feat. Sekai no Owari)" and "You're Not Alone (feat. Britt Nicole)." The cover art for both can be seen in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 09/30/14 - 02:25 PM
Check out a new Badboxes song, "Trees," on soundcloud.
Zac Djamoos on 09/30/14 - 02:20 PM
Gerard Way is the guest on this week's episode of the Andy Greenwald podcast. It's in the replies. Oh, and since I'm linking to Grantland: Free Bill Simmons.
Jason Tate on 09/30/14 - 01:52 PM
You can now stream From Indian Lakes' Triple Crown Records debut, Absent Sounds in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/30/14 - 01:36 PM
Uncle Buck is back, and giving away tickets to see Balance and Composure at Irving Plaza tomorrow. Just share our Facebook post and comment your name and email below to enter.
Zac Djamoos on 09/30/14 - 01:18 PM
Jump to the replies to stream another new State Champs' acoustic track called "If I'm Lucky." Don't forget that you can pre-order The Acoustic Things which drops next Tuesday.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/30/14 - 12:15 PM
Hear a new Have Mercy song called "Howl" in the replies. A Place of Our Own releases October 27th via Hopeless Records.
Ryan Gardner on 09/30/14 - 12:08 PM
Hear a new Dear You song called "This Is How You Rewrote Yourself" in the replies. I Can Only Blame Myself releases on October 14th via Third String Records.
Ryan Gardner on 09/30/14 - 12:05 PM
Chromeo released one of my favorite albums of this year with their latest, White Women. Today they released their new music video for "Old 45's" featuring cameos from the ladies of Haim and Jon Heder of Napolean Dynamite fame. Head to the replies to check it out, and definitely stream the new album if you haven't yet.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/30/14 - 11:53 AM
Do you like piano!? Pop-bands like pianos. Spin has pointed out that the little piano melody used by One Direction at the start of their new song, the one that Hayley Williams from Paramore mentioned sounds a lot like New Found Glory's "It's Not Your Fault" (still an underrated album), also kinda sounds like Journey's awesome "Faithfully." Turns out: Pop bands do like pianos! Stream all three songs in the replies.
Jason Tate on 09/30/14 - 11:47 AM
Hear a new Xerxes' song called "A Toast" at AltPress. Collision Blonde releases October 21 via No Sleep Records.
Ryan Gardner on 09/30/14 - 11:42 AM
No Machine, featuring members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Happy Body Slow Brain, and NK, have released a new song called "Get It Together" at Revolver. Their new EP, Volume One, releases on October 7th via intheclouds Records - you can pre-order it.
Ryan Gardner on 09/30/14 - 11:33 AM
Story of the Year have posted an update on the future of the band.
We arenít kids anymore. We have wives, kids, house payments- real life shit. Every member of this band has questioned how much longer they can do this. Weíve left our families for months at a time, sometimes coming home with what would equate to minimum wage. Or less. Weíve spent the last 5 years clinging to that last bastion of hope that we would have that hit song that would connect at radio or become a viral sensation and catapult us back up the mountain. Weíve had our fingers crossed for years, (so have the wives), that each next tour or album would be the answers to all of our prayers. It didnít exactly work out that...
Jason Tate on 09/30/14 - 11:27 AM
According to his new cover story with The Fader, experimental electronic producer Arca co-produced Bjork's forthcoming album along with Bjork herself.
Jake Jenkins on 09/30/14 - 11:20 AM
Cloud Nothings' new music video for "Now Hear In" can be seen in the replies along with their upcoming tour dates which starts today in Detriot.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/30/14 - 10:06 AM
Out October 7 via Animal Style Records is Wolves At Bayís latest EP, When Iím Dead, and you can stream the release in its entirety in the replies. The band lists Thursday as an influence, and I think thatís a fair comparison ó they also take cues from the gruff vocal stylings of acts like Hot Water Music and Polar Bear Club, and generally walk the familiar ground of fiery, loud, intense music written by angry, angsty young people. Itís a cool EP, and you can preorder it digitally here and on cassette here.
Thomas Nassiff on 09/30/14 - 09:50 AM
Nominee are releasing their debut EP called I Woke Up on October 14th. Hit the replies to hear a brand new song off it called "Without You In Front of Me." Frontman Chris Mclelland previously played guitar for I Call Fives, and this sound leans toward the pop-punk realm as well. The guitars and vocals are nice and loud. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the EP, produced by Joseph Milligan and mixed by Paul Leavitt.

Track Listing:
1. Requiem
2. Cliffhanger
3. Without You In Front of Me
4. Suffer
5. Sandpaper
7. Converging Light and Matter
8. Wreckage
Ryan Gardner on 09/30/14 - 09:02 AM
Single Mothers' Negative Qualities is streaming over at Pitchfork. The record drops on October 7th via Dine Alone Records.
Deborah Remus on 09/30/14 - 08:41 AM
Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce The Veil have announced the second leg of their massive U.S. tour, which you can check out in the replies. Support has yet to be announced, and tickets will go on sale October 4th at 10am local time.
Jake Denning on 09/30/14 - 08:31 AM
Head to the replies to check out a new song from You+Me, "Capsized".
Jake Denning on 09/30/14 - 08:27 AM
Come Wind have been working on a few new songs recently. We are premiering a live recording of a new one called "Not This." The live version has a different sound than their past material, learning more toward the softer side of bands like Manchester Orchestra. Give it a listen in the replies. The band has two more singles they will release later this year - one of which will be on their forthcoming album in 2015.
Ryan Gardner on 09/30/14 - 08:08 AM
"Out of time, all out of fight, you are the only thing in life that I got right."
Staff ReviewsYellowcard - Lift a Sail (Craig Manning)
Craig Manning on 09/30/14 - 06:55 AM
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. We recommend Rdio or Spotify for album streams of new releases and check out our review section to see what our staff thought of the albums.
Jason Tate on 09/30/14 - 02:00 AM
Gerard Way cover of a 17th century English folk song called "O Waly Waly" can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 09/30/14 - 01:31 AM
Weezer's new album is streaming here.
Jason Tate on 09/30/14 - 01:30 AM
Why hello there three new Rancid songs. Hit the replies to stream "Honor is All We Know" and "Evil's My Friend" and "Collison Course." The band's new album will be out October 27th. Pre-orders are now up.
Jason Tate on 09/30/14 - 01:26 AM
Dream Theater's Awake and Falling Into Infinity are coming to vinyl in November via Enjoy the Ride Records and Brookevale Records. Pre-orders launch October 17th. In related news, any vinyl order placed this week from Enjoy the Ride Records will receive a free HRVRD CD or DVD.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/29/14 - 07:43 PM
Sure seems like Max Bemis is through being cool.
Jason Tate on 09/29/14 - 07:11 PM
Turns out that Urban Outfitters' claim of being the world's largest vinyl retailer isn't true, according to Billboard. Looks like it's actually Amazon, who hold roughly 12% of the U.S. market compared to UO's 8%. The Billboard article is also delightfully snarky:
The end result: Urban Outfitters is like Avis, and has to try harder. A Billboard analysis shows that Amazon is the largest seller of vinyl in the U.S., with about 12.3% market share, followed by Urban Outfitters with 8.1% market share. Rounding out the top five retail accounts selling vinyl, the next-largest is Hastings Entertainment with 2.8% of the market; Hot Topic with 2.4%; and Trans World Entertainment with 2.2%....
Ryan Dennehy on 09/29/14 - 06:40 PM
Yellowcard are streaming Lift a Sail on Pandora. What do you think? Do you agree with our review?
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/29/14 - 04:43 PM
All Time Low have begun working on their new album with John Feldmann.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/29/14 - 03:20 PM
Tomorrow Derek Grant from Alkaline Trio releases a digital single called Love is a Bad Dream through Red Scare Industries. You can hear the song over at the A.V. Club or in the replies. He will also be releasing a solo full-length record called Break Down through the same label in December.
Deborah Remus on 09/29/14 - 02:42 PM
Weezer will be streaming their new album, Everything Will Be Alright In The End, tomorrow via iTunes First Play. In the meantime, you can check out Rivers Cuomo on the newest episode of Marc Maron's WTF podcast.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/29/14 - 02:28 PM
Stick To Your Guns George Schmitz has posted the second video in a series that explains the recording process behind their upcoming record, Disobedient, which comes out February 10th, 2015 via Sumerian Records. Head to the replies to check it out.
Jake Denning on 09/29/14 - 02:05 PM
Talib Kweli has written an article on Medium in defense of Lauryn Hill.
The artist is a human being, not a product. Sure, the artist makes products that are for sale, but the artist is not forever in your debt because you may have purchased a product from them at some point. When you buy an album from me, I receive money and you get music. Itís a fair and even exchange that begins and ends once I receive my money and you receive your product. If I donít value myself as an artist ó especially working in a market that has decided that recorded music is not worth spending money on ó then who will?

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Jason Tate on 09/29/14 - 01:03 PM
Marianas Trench recently played two new songs live and acoustic. They're in the replies.
Jason Tate on 09/29/14 - 12:59 PM
American Football have announced four shows in Chicago. Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 09/29/14 - 12:57 PM
Belle and Sebastian will release Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance on January 20th. A trailer for the album can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 09/29/14 - 12:54 PM
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