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You can stream The Story So Far's new song, "Empty Space," on Rocksound.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 11:09 AM
The Summer Set's new song, "Boomerang," is streaming here.

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Jason Tate on 03/11/13 - 11:09 AM
For today's "countdown" feature, I thought that we could maybe get a good discussion going about our favorite hidden gems in music. I posted a list of some of my favorites a while back in my blog, but I never shared them here. Here are 5 things I find cool about music. What are some of yours?
The Countdown1) The last line from The Format's Interventions & Lullabies is "we all fall down" and the first line to Dog Problems is "ashes to ashes."

2) Brand Newís "Limousine" is about Ö this. I doubt itís possible to watch that video and not cry. Also, that thereís a Track 0 on TDAGARIM.

3) In The Gaslight Anthem's "Meet Me By The Riverís Edge" the lyric, "No surrender, my Bobby Jean" are...
Jason Tate on 03/11/13 - 11:07 AM
You can now stream And So I Watch You From Afar's new album, All Hail Bright Futures on Noisey.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 10:52 AM
The music industry's most loved/most hated (depending on who you ask) week of the year, SXSW, is here once again! We'll have three staffers down there this year (Eda, Ryan and I) seeing as many bands, parties and free taco-filled events as possible. Daily updates from the three of us each morning will be posted on the home page, and we will also be updating the AP.net live show twitter (@apnetatshow). You can also follow each of us individually on twitter to see what bands and parties we're at at any given moment (@paultao, @alueda, @ryangardnerc). If you're down in Austin for the madness, feel free to say hi to any of us that you run into on the streets! Most of us get in tomorrow...
Paul Tao on 03/11/13 - 10:36 AM
AFI's Sing The Sorrow came out 10 years ago today.
Drew Beringer on 03/11/13 - 10:35 AM
Psy will release a new single called "Gangnam Shake" on April 13th. Hooray...

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Drew Beringer on 03/11/13 - 10:33 AM
Looks like The Narrative will be releasing an album this year on a label.

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Drew Beringer on 03/11/13 - 10:28 AM
Comadre has called it quits. They'll be heading out on one final tour. Check the replies for the band's statement.
Drew Beringer on 03/11/13 - 10:25 AM
Head to the replies to read this week's Hip-Hop Music Round-Up.
Deborah Remus on 03/11/13 - 10:20 AM
Ocean Is Theory have broken up. You can find the band's statement in the replies.

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Drew Beringer on 03/11/13 - 10:19 AM
Alter The Press has a list of the 10 bands you must check out at this year's SXSW Festival. Check it out here.
Drew Beringer on 03/11/13 - 10:16 AM
Listen to clips from Cartel's Collider here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/11/13 - 10:12 AM
Dates for Anti-Flag's east coast 20th anniversary shows can be found in the replies. Support on the various dates includes The Swellers, Make Do and Mend, Hostage Calm, Lemuria, Code Orange Kids, This Is Hell and more.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/11/13 - 10:07 AM
Relient K, Hellogoodbye, William Beckett and Mike Mains & The Branches will be hitting the road together. Dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/11/13 - 10:01 AM
If you missed it, you can watch Justin Timberlake's full episode of SNL here. If you would rather just watch his performance of "Suit & Tie" and "Mirrors," you can do so by going here and here respectively. Be sure to keep your ears open for his slight shot at Kanye West in response to his remarks a few weeks back.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 09:35 AM
Today's Mixtape Festival is having a pre-show in Pennsylvania. Lineup with ticket info can be found in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 03/11/13 - 09:33 AM
Jump to the replies to stream Major Lazer's new song, "Jessica," featuring Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 09:30 AM
Owel will be releasing their self titled album digitally on April 2nd, with a vinyl release on InTheClouds Records around the same date.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 09:21 AM
Watch Foals' new video for "Late Night" on Rolling Stone.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 09:19 AM
Face To Face's new single is now available.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 09:17 AM
Tear Out The Heart's music video for "Infamous Last Words" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 09:13 AM
Manchester Orchestra have begun recording their new album today.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 09:11 AM
Head to the replies to stream a new City and Colour track entitled, "Of Space and Time."
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 08:51 AM
Bleach Blonde has given us an exclusive stream and free download of an acoustic version of "Sea Mint Pastel." One of the newest additions to the Rise Records family, the band is finishing up its debut full-length in Portland. Stream the acoustic version of "Sea Mint Pastel" on the band's AP.net profile or in the replies and download the track for free here
Christian Wagner on 03/11/13 - 07:30 AM
You kissed me on the forehead and told me that you'd never let go.
Staff ReviewsOld Gray - An Autobiography (Kelly Doherty)
Contributor ReviewsThe Griswolds - H E A R T O F A L I O N (Tyler Hanan)
ExclusivesBleach Blonde Acoustic Track Download
Kelly Doherty on 03/11/13 - 04:10 AM
Head to the replies for this week's Small Band Round-Up.
Christian Wagner on 03/10/13 - 06:08 PM
Watch a video advertisement for Greiner Kilmer Drum Day in the replies. The event is being run by Matt Greiner (August Burns Red) and will feature performances, workshops, contests, and more.
Christian Wagner on 03/10/13 - 04:22 PM
July will tour Japan this summer as part of the annual "Beyond [The] Blue" tour put on by Kick Rock Music. More bands and dates will be announced soon.
Ryan Gardner on 03/10/13 - 12:32 PM
Surprises is streaming a single called "Freeze Frame" here.
Christian Wagner on 03/10/13 - 10:40 AM
Looking for some new music? Head to the replies to see what was submitted to AP.net recently.
Ryan Gardner on 03/10/13 - 06:44 AM
This week on the Self Promotion Forum, one can find the excellent Open To Fire. The five piece, hailing from Birmingham, UK, play punk tinged indie rock which should be popular among fans of The Gaslight Anthem. Their recent self titled EP is basically five tracks of catchy, all moods suited rock and what's more, it's free on their Bandcamp. 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.
Kelly Doherty on 03/10/13 - 06:05 AM
I know it seems like I'm always upset.
BlakeOld Gray's An Autobiography is a screamo masterpiece. Or so I want you to believe! Also, On An On's "Ghosts" might be the song of the year thus far.
Kelly DohertyOld Gray's An Autobiography is the best thing ever. No, seriously. Ever. I've also been listening to The Front Bottoms, Joie de Vivre, Damien Rice and The Wonder Years
Alex DiVincenzoThe Venetia Fair's Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We've Got In Our Brain
Deborah RemusOff With Their Heads' Home is the best punk record I've heard so far in 2013.
Chris CollumThe first two At the Drive-In records.
Blake Solomon on 03/09/13 - 11:44 PM
Head to the replies to check out Don Broco's brand new video for "Whole Truth." The band is about to play a bunch of shows in the United Kingdom and Germany, which you can see here.
Jake Denning on 03/09/13 - 09:02 PM
Midday Committee have released a video for "Starry Eyes", the new single taken from the I'm Sure Someone Mentioned A Cheque EP. Head to replies to check it out.
Kelly Doherty on 03/09/13 - 03:41 PM
Grab a free download of Half Hearted Hero's Summer '08 Demo here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/09/13 - 02:49 PM
Punchline will release a collection of electronic remixes titled Politefully Dead later this year. Check out the remix of "Coyotes in B Major" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/09/13 - 01:30 PM
Listen to a new Clutch song titled "Crucial Velocity" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/09/13 - 01:26 PM
Watch The Casualties' music video for "My Blood. My Life. Always Forward." in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/09/13 - 01:24 PM
Today is New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert's 32nd birthday. Wish him a happy one in the replies, and pick up the What's Eating Gilbert Solid Gold Hits CD.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/09/13 - 01:01 PM
Head to the replies to read this week's Hardcore Music Round-Up. If you missed last week's you can go here.
Dre Okorley on 03/09/13 - 09:06 AM
Did you miss any of the popular album reviews around the website last week?

Popular Album Reviews
1) Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse by Kelly Doherty (90%)
2) Unifier - Colorado by Kelly Doherty (85%)
3) Sleeping At Last - Atlas: Darkness by Craig Manning (80%)
4) Great Divide - Great Divide by Gregory Robson (88%)
5) Men, The - New Moon by Chris Collum (90%)
6) Josh Ritter - The Beast in Its Tracks by Craig Manning (85%)
7) RVIVR - The Beauty Between by Scott Weber (89%)
8) Foals - Holy Fire by Craig Manning (80%)


Check out all the reviews here.
Jason Tate on 03/09/13 - 08:00 AM
Streetlight Manifesto will release The Hands That Thieve on April 30th. Listen to samples from the effort here, and pre-order it here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/09/13 - 07:54 AM
Silverstein, Story of the Year, The Swellers, The Sheds, Set It Off, Lionz of Zion and Dose of Adolescence have been added to this summer's Warped Tour. Head to the replies to see which dates.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/09/13 - 07:14 AM
In case you missed them during the week or did not have time to read them before, head to the replies for a second chance to check out the interviews posted this week.
Andy Biddulph on 03/09/13 - 06:59 AM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on 03/09/13 - 06:54 AM
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