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We Were Promised Jetpacks will release their new album, Unravelling, this fall via Fat Cat Records. Head to the replies to stream (via Entertainment Weekly) the band's new song, "Safety In Numbers."
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/09/14 - 09:10 AM
Versa's video for "Wanderlust" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/09/14 - 09:07 AM
Congratulations to Matthew Watts of The Starting Line on his recent engagement.
Jason Tate on 07/09/14 - 09:05 AM
Brand New has announced five new tour dates in the south. Pre-sale starts at 12pm local time via Ducat King. Head to the replies to check out where they're playing.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 07/09/14 - 09:05 AM
Weezer will release their new album, Everything Will Be Alright In The End, on September 30th via Republic Records. You can find the album artwork and a short teaser in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/09/14 - 08:49 AM
Head to the replies to watch Terror's "Shot of Reality" video.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/09/14 - 07:25 AM
Gallows' music video for "Chains" can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/09/14 - 07:23 AM
You can listen to Suicide Silence's new album, You Can't Stop Me, in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/09/14 - 07:13 AM
Less Than Jake will release a limited wristwatch via Vannen Watches on Thursday at noon ET. The full design hasn't been released yet, but the company has done collaborations with Descendents and Hot Water Music in the past.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/09/14 - 06:33 AM
Head to the replies to hear the studio version of "All The Rage Back Home" by Interpol from their forthcoming album, El Pintor.
Kyle Huntington on 07/09/14 - 12:24 AM
Two O'Clock Courage covered The Wonder Years' "There, There" -- the video is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 11:14 PM
Amber Pacific have posted on Facebook that they cannot(?) release "When I Found You" as a single but that it'll still be on the album. Hit the replies to hear the new song "Undone" featuring Mike Hererra.
At the request of Hopeless Records and All Time Low Management we are unable to release "When I Found You (feat. Alex Gaskarth)" as our single, but are happy to announce that they have granted us the right to keep the song on our new record The Turn...
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 11:05 PM
You can now pre-order the new frnkiero andthe cellabration (ex-My Chemical Romance) album, stomachaches. Staple Records will release physical and digital copies on August 25th, while vinyl will be available two weeks later on September 9th. Those who pre-order through iTunes will receive an instant download of “Weighted.” The band will support Taking Back Sunday and The Used on tour - dates are below.
Ryan Gardner on 07/08/14 - 08:17 PM
Watch Cardova's video for "Revolving Walls" in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 07/08/14 - 08:10 PM
Karen Bliss reports on Billboard that a 15 year old girl has gone missing after attending Warped Tour in Toronto.
Batty is described as white, 5'5", 115 lbs., with brown eyes and long, dyed blue hair. She was wearing a black tank top, blue denim cut-off shorts and black Vans sneakers. She has stretchers in her earlobes.

There were multiple bands onstage in and around 8 p.m.: Bayside was on The Journey’s Stage; For Today just wrapped up on Kia Soul stage; Plague Vendor was on the Electric Soul stage; Bad Rabbits had just ended on the Warheads stage; I The Breather just went on the Ernie Ball stage; and One Ok Rock just ended on the Beatport stage; The Color Morale had just ended on the...
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 04:11 PM
Take This To Heart Records and Mayflower Collective have released a free summer sampler. It features exclusive acoustic tracks from No Tide and Life on the Sideline.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/08/14 - 03:30 PM
Louisville sludge punk band Coliseum will put out a deluxe reissue of their out-of-print self-titled debut via Deathwish Inc. on August 12. The reissue is available for pre-order here, and features new artwork by John Baizley of Baroness, which you can check out below. The eight additional tracks included on the reissue are hard-to-find numbers from the band's early years; check out "No Salvation" below courtesy of Decibel.
Chris Collum on 07/08/14 - 02:40 PM
Earl Sweatshirt has cancelled the rest of his tour dates due to concerns with his health.
I am physically and mentally at the end of my rope. I weigh a fraction of what I'm supposed to....
Jake Jenkins on 07/08/14 - 02:38 PM
Ryan Bort, writing for Esquire:
Summer festivals are the perfect analogy for how consumers interact with music in 2014. Our relationship with the industry is more fragmented and there are more pipelines for consumption than ever before. We have access to and are familiar with more artists than we can keep up with. They're on our friends' social media feeds, covered by the blogs we read, and we can listen, pass judgment, and move on to the next thing in an instant. We stream rather than buy. We listen to individual songs, not entire albums. We don't want to commit. Even if you claim to be a listen-to-the-whole-album purist, I've seen you bouncing around from one or two War on Drugs songs...
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 02:10 PM
Haim's new version of "My Song 5 feat. A$AP Ferg" can be streamed in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 02:04 PM
Bracket's Hold Your Applause album trailer can be found on Facebook.
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 02:01 PM
The Copyrights will be hitting the road later this month in support of the No Knocks 7"/EP. 7 Seconds will be appearing at many of the shows. Dates in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 07/08/14 - 02:01 PM
Slaves music video for "My Soul Is Empty And Full Of White Girls" can be seen in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 01:59 PM
After 21 years, drummer Jeremy Taggart has left Our Lady Peace.
It is with sadness that we say goodbye to Jeremy as the drummer in OLP. Jeremy was important to us all and we wish him nothing but the best as he explores life outside OLP and pursues new goals.

A wise man once said "change is the law of life and those who only look to the past are certain to miss the future." We will always treasure our past but we are truly excited about the future. We've just finished recording new music with producer Mike Elizondo and will be showcasing some of the new material on the upcoming summer shows.

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Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 01:56 PM
Every Time I Die will be touring across Canada in September and October with Counterparts and Expire. Dates in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 07/08/14 - 01:51 PM
Fun Fun Fun Fest has made two changes to their festival lineup. Modest Mouse will now be performing Saturday and due to Death Grips breaking up, Murder City Devils will perform in their place on Sunday.
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 12:28 PM
Self Defense Family will release a new EP called Duets this September via Iron Pier. Hit the replies for the artwork, track listing, and more info about the release.
Chris Collum on 07/08/14 - 12:18 PM
Amanda Dobbins, writing for Vulture:
This is usually when someone raises his hand and is like, “Oh, I’ve really been enjoying the new Spoon single, that’s my Song of Summer.” Which ... no. Let’s be clear about how this works: There is no such thing as a “personal” song of summer. We do not anoint multiple songs of summer. There can only be one; the Song of Summer, by its very definition, is a consensus choice. It is the song that wrecks wedding dance floors. It is the song that you and your mother begrudgingly agree on (even though your mom has no idea what rhymes with “hug me” and won't stop yelling it in public.) It does not necessarily have to hit No. 1 on the charts, but it should...
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 11:58 AM
Hayley Williams talks with Rolling Stone about Paramore's new level of success:
We took so long making this album that we couldn't help but be disconnected with what was going on with music at the time. It was about how we felt in the moment, what was inspiring us and what made us excited to be in a band again, and it's so weird that those same songs are the ones that gave us the most success. Some of them are the poppiest things we've ever written..."Ain't It Fun" was like word vomit; it just came out, and now everybody's singing it, it's on the radio, it's really cool. I don't know if you get that twice in your career. This is the first time we've experienced it, and I'm just really...
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 11:51 AM
Four Letter Lie's new song "Speak For Yourself" can be heard in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 11:42 AM
Broncho will release Just Enough Hip to Be Woman on September 16th via Dine Alone Records. Hit the replies to stream the first song, "Class Historian," and check out the band this summer on tour with Brand New.

Track Listing
1. What
2. Class Historian
3. Deena
4. Stay Loose
5. NC-17
6. I'm Gonna Find Out Where He's At
7. Stop Tricking
8. Taj Mahal
9. It's On
10. Kurt
11. China
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 11:18 AM
Stream the new Driver Friendly album, Unimagined Bridges, in the replies. It releases July 15th via Hopeless Records. Thoughts?
Ryan Gardner on 07/08/14 - 11:10 AM
New research suggests that musical talent is largely innate.
Even after taking practice out of the equation, however, "over three-quarters of the genetic variance in music accomplishment remained," they report. This means that the aforementioned "genetically influenced propensities” to practice “are not sufficient to explain all of the genetic influences on accomplishment."

Rather, the researchers conclude, musical accomplishment is determined in large part by “a host of other genetically influenced factors, such as musical aptitude or basic abilities.”
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 11:07 AM
From Indian Lakes will release Absent Sounds on October 7th via Triple Crown Records. Pre-orders will be available soon - track listing and artwork are below.
Ryan Gardner on 07/08/14 - 11:05 AM
Out today is I Want More, the brand-new EP from Roger Lima's new side project, Greenhorn. We premiered the first single from the Less Than Jake vocalist / bassist's new band a couple months back, and now you can stream the entire six-song EP in the replies! Roger's sugary vocal melodies blend with co-vocalist Jen Vito brilliantly on these songs, as Greenhorn has managed to produce one of the more memorable pop-punk releases of the year so far. I Want More is available on 10" vinyl via Anchorless Records and in the UK via Saint November.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/08/14 - 10:39 AM
Paul Blest, writing for The Runout:
It’s not about capitalism, or classism, or (laughably) adhering to a “corporate model,” or musicians trying to make a quick buck off of their fans. It’s about basic respect for another human that made something that you genuinely get enjoyment out of. If anyone alive in punk rock is adhering to a corporate model, it’s the fan that refuses to pay a fair price for shows, merch, and music. All of the hallmarks are there – benefitting, for the least amount of money, off of someone else’s work. These are sometimes the same people that claim to be “activists” (although their activism often amounts to nothing more than a few tweets) or in favor of workers’...
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 10:38 AM
Christian McAlhaney, of Anberlin, talks with The Garden Statement about how he has been "trying to arrange" Acceptance reunion shows for a Phantoms anniversary.
I’ve always been open to it, and I think the rest of the guys in the band are open to doing… I don’t think the band would ever get back together, but I definitely feel like some reunion shows would be appropriate for sure. I’ve been trying to organize it for years.

He also talks about Lowborn's album cover "controversy" -- which I guess I missed.
Yeah, we’ve had a guy that has done a lot of our layouts and graphic design. We kind of had an idea of his vision, and he sent us a lot of different versions of a photograph. I’m...
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 10:32 AM
A representative for Conor Oberst has confirmed that TMZ's story about Conor being dropped from his label is bullshit.
Conor's court filing doesn't say he was dropped by his label. He has NOT been dropped by his label.
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 10:27 AM
Blink 182's "splatter" version of Cheshire Cat on vinyl is up for sale on Hot Topic.
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 10:24 AM
A federal judge has dismissed Insane Clown Posse's lawsuit against the FBI.
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 10:23 AM
Alive In Standby new music video can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 10:19 AM
The latest Midwest Real podcast includes Chris and Manny of Closure In Moscow having a really in depth conversation about their latest release, Pink Lemonade, and the mythology that surrounds it.

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Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 10:18 AM
Sleeping At Last released the full 30 song Atlas: Year One collection today. It is also on sale for $9.99 on iTunes (while not announced, it is $9.50 on Google Play right now too). And if you missed it, you can get the full 36 song Yearbook collection for free over on Noisetrade for this week only.

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Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 10:14 AM
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