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5 Seconds of Summer are going to be writing with Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx. In related news, Good Charlotte's Benji Madden says 5SOS's new album takes him back "to The Young and The Hopeless days."
Joe DeAndrea on 04/02/15 - 09:02 AM
Tom DeLonge's music video for "New World" can be seen in the replies.

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Joe DeAndrea on 04/02/15 - 08:58 AM
Spencer Smith is leaving Panic! at the Disco.
Joe DeAndrea on 04/02/15 - 08:47 AM
One of our very own, Paul Beaumont (username Paulb-182) has started a new band titled Wood and Nails and they've just posted a new track titled "All We'll Ever Need" on their Official Bandcamp page alongside the pre-existing "The Night Before" and a couple of acoustic tracks. If you're a fan of The Menzingers or earlier The Gaslight Anthem, give it a whirl.
Kyle Huntington on 04/02/15 - 07:17 AM
The National have returned with a surprise single in the shape of "Sunshine On My Back". Purchase it now on iTunes and stream it in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 04/02/15 - 07:10 AM
Last week I visited Philly's Union Transfer to catch Mat Kearney with support from Parachute and Judah and The Lion. Check out my show review and photos in the replies!
Anthony Sorendino on 04/02/15 - 06:09 AM
Four Year Strong look to be unveiling their new album artwork piece by piece on Instagram. I've got a feeling about this one.
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 08:50 PM
Update: The chat is now over! We'd like to thank The Maine for taking the time to talk with everyone. Be sure to go pick up American Candy and catch them on tour with Real Friends and Knuckle Puck when they swing through!

The Maine will be chatting in this thread. Stop by to talk to them about their new album, American Candy, their upcoming tour, or anything else!
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/01/15 - 07:02 PM
Kendrick Lamar's video for "King Kunta" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 06:28 PM
Underoath's Tired Violence documentary has a release date of May 1st.
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 04:40 PM
Hit the replies for an orchestral performance of "The Decline" by NOFX.

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Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 01:56 PM
You can watch the video for Future's 56 Nights highlight "March Madness" in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 04/01/15 - 01:32 PM
Singer/songwriter Chase Huglin has signed with InVogue Records. Expect new music from him soon - in the meantime check out a video of his new song, "Shae," in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 04/01/15 - 12:55 PM
Best Coast's new video for "Heaven Sent" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:54 AM
Tuxedo's (Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One) new music video for "So Good" can be seen in the replies. The video was recorded on VHS for that old school feel we all know and love.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/01/15 - 11:47 AM
Just a reminder that The Maine will be chatting on the site tonight at 7pm PST/10pm EST so be sure to swing by!
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/01/15 - 11:38 AM
Ben Thompson, writing for Stratechery, about Tidal and the future of music.
This is why, by the way, I’m generally quite unsympathetic to artists belly-aching about how unfair their labels are. Is it unfair that all of the artists who don’t break through are not compelled to repay the labels the money that was invested in them? No one begrudges venture capitalists for profiting when a startup IPOs, because that return pays for all the other startups in the portfolio that failed.
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:29 AM
Noah and The Whale have split up to focus on solo projects after eight years and four albums as a band.
Kyle Huntington on 04/01/15 - 11:29 AM
Hit the replies to see the new Laura Marling video for the brilliant "Gurdjieff's Daughter" from the new record, Short Movie. The clip features appearances from Rostam Batmanglij (Vampire Weekend), Marika Hackman and Jonathan Wilson among others.
Kyle Huntington on 04/01/15 - 11:25 AM
Blink-182, Lagwagon, The Used, NOFX, and more now have mystery boxes up on FukuBox.com.

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Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:22 AM
Diamond Youth announced their debut LP, Nothing Matter, will be released on May 19tg on Topshelf Records. You can stream their new song "Though I Had It Right" in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:18 AM
Green Day have announced a House of Blues show in Cleveland, Ohio for April 16th.

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Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:16 AM
A new EP from Wolf:speak (ex-Oceana), In Light, is streaming on their Bandcamp.

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Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:14 AM
Avril Lavigne was diagnosed with lyme disease. She opens up to People Magazine in the latest issue.
"I had no idea a bug bite could do this," says Lavigne, who believes she was bit by a tick sometime last spring. "I was bedridden for five months."
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:11 AM
Mike Campbell writes for Noisey about how independent labels are being squeezed out by the "vinyl revival."
The result we are seeing in most recent years is that independent releases are being pushed aside, becoming less of a priority due to the fact that vinyl orders from indies are usually a fraction of the size of most major label artist orders. To give an example, the first pressing of Philadelphia indie-punk band Cayetana’s debut LP, Nervous Like Me, released in 2014 on independent label Tiny Engines was limited to 1525 copies. The band was only able to get 400 copies to sustain their merch sales on their six-week tour supporting the album’s release, as the rest of copies were...
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:08 AM
Knuckle Puck have finished recording their debut full length.
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:05 AM
Red City Radio's new single "Rest Easy" is up on Rdio.
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:03 AM
Wrecking Ball Fest have announced their line-up. The festival will take place on August 8th and 9th at The Masquerade in Atlanta, GA. Check out the bands in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:02 AM
Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly will spend a second week at #1 on the charts.
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:01 AM
Hit the replies to check out a video in which Davey Havok (AFI), Andy Hurley (Fall Out Boy), and more discuss what vegan straight-edge hardcore band Earth Crisis mean to them, particularly their album Destroy the Machines, which is approaching its 20th anniversary in May.
Jake Denning on 04/01/15 - 08:01 AM
"Naked arms, her secrets still like songs I never learned"
Staff ContentJesse Malin - New York Before the War (Craig Manning)
Trna - Pattern of Infinity (Jake Jenkins)
Craig Manning on 04/01/15 - 07:17 AM
The world's first igloo concert in what is thought to be the world's biggest igloo occurred by TesseracT for this year's Jägermeister Ice Cold Gig. A documentary and performance video are below.
Ryan Gardner on 03/31/15 - 08:11 PM
Punk Out is hosting a benefit show at at Arlene's Grocery in NYC on April 4th. The line-up includes Gatherer, Manic Pixi, PWR BTTM, CUTTERS, and Freya Wilcox & The Howl. Half the proceeds will be going to the Attic Youth Center - you can buy tickets for $10.
Ryan Gardner on 03/31/15 - 08:04 PM
Ciara's new album Jackie is on the way, and she's shared the album artwork, which you can check out in the replies alongside her first tour dates in six years.
Ryan Dennehy on 03/31/15 - 06:21 PM
A new song by Koji, called "Fury," can be streamed and purchased here.

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Jason Tate on 03/31/15 - 03:52 PM
A variety of record labels in and around Indiana have penned an open letter against the IRFRA law. The full letter is in the replies.
We join the chorus of Indiana residents and businesses calling on Governor Mike Pence and the Indiana General Assembly to repeal the IRFRA. Additionally, we appeal to our state government leaders to enact legislation clearly protecting the civil liberties of LGBT individuals to assure that none of our employees or neighbors may be discriminated against due to sexual orientation or gender identity.
Jason Tate on 03/31/15 - 03:32 PM
The Story So Far posted a 15-second clip of a new song on Facebook.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/31/15 - 02:28 PM
Testament, Exodus, and Shattered Sun are heading out on the 'Dark Roots of Thrash II' tour, one of the biggest thrash metal tours of the Spring. If you're into loud guitar solos, this is the tour to be at. To get everyone excited for this tour, we're giving away a ton of merch from all three bands, which you can check out in the replies, as well as all tour dates and VIP options.
Jake Denning on 03/31/15 - 02:00 PM
Lithuania have signed to Lame-O Records and will release their debut LP Hardcore Friends via the label this summer. The first track from the album, "Pieces," can be streamed in the replies (via Spin). The band will also be touring with Hop Along; those dates are in the replies. RIYL Superheaven, Basement, other fuzzy grunge.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/31/15 - 01:01 PM
Quick reminder that Cartel will be chatting on this website on April 2nd at 4pm PST.
Jason Tate on 03/31/15 - 11:13 AM
Anti-Flag are now ten albums into their career, but there's no shortage of ire from the current social and political climate to fuel the punk iconoclasts. This is made a evident by the first single, "Fabled World," for which you can watch the new lyric video in the replies. The aggressive political punk anthem appears on American Spring, which drops on May 26th via Spinefarm Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/31/15 - 11:05 AM
Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson will be touring together for the End Times Tour. Dates in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 03/31/15 - 10:47 AM
Rotting Out have confirmed they broke up because it "wasn't fun anymore" and that the band members were deep in debt.

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Jason Tate on 03/31/15 - 10:45 AM
Much The Same is writing a new album.
Are we writing new music? Yes! But it's going to be a very slow process so please be patient with us. We'll be taking our time and doing our best, otherwise what's the point? In the meantime you can hear new songs at our shows. Stay tuned for details!
Jason Tate on 03/31/15 - 10:41 AM
The Damnwells will be releasing a new, self-titled album on April 14, 2015 via Rock Ridge Music.
“What this record represents is four guys, 15 years, a few defeats, and a ton of tiny victories,” says Dezen. “What this record means to me is more than what you hear carved into the wax. This is about coming together. It's about brotherhood. It's about making music together. We have never been more excited to share anything with the fans.” The band plans to tour in support of the forthcoming album
Jason Tate on 03/31/15 - 10:39 AM
Justin Bieber is working with Kanye West and Rick Rubin on his new album.
I don't want to say "it's different," because that's what everyone says. But it is different, it's a grown-up version of Justin and I think people will be shocked.
Jason Tate on 03/31/15 - 10:37 AM
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