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New Found Glory's new album will be released this fall on Hopeless Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/18/14 - 10:59 AM
Check out Moderne.'s music video for their debut single, "Quietly," in the replies. If you enjoy it, you can grab a free download of the song on their website.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/18/14 - 10:58 AM
Every Time I Die will release their new album, From Parts Unknown, on July 1st via Epitaph Records. Head to the replies to check out the crazy artwork as well.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/18/14 - 10:25 AM
Today marks the tenth anniversaries of New Found Glory's Catalyst and Fall Out Boy's My Heart Will Always Be the B-Side to My Tongue. How do they hold up today?
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/18/14 - 08:35 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Drew BeringerIt's still Dipset, ya dipshits. Also, Joyce Manor and my blog.
Alex DiVincenzoListen to Blue of Colors and go see Godzilla.
Zac DjamoosMidtown and Saosin.
Sean RizzoI dove head-first back into The Hoodies through their awesome b-sides album. Few things in life are better than finding a bunch of old b-sides from a broken up band you've loved since high school. I was really upset that "Slumber Inc." got lost from the internet, and honestly it would have...
Jason Tate on 05/18/14 - 01:00 AM
Broadway is starting to record their new album.

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Jason Tate on 05/17/14 - 03:33 PM
Nitro Records ... is back.

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Jason Tate on 05/17/14 - 03:32 PM
Joyce Manor and Broncho will be opening for Brand New on their summer tour.
Jason Tate on 05/17/14 - 03:30 PM
Deep Elm Record's Sampler Number 12 is now available on Bandcamp.
Jason Tate on 05/17/14 - 02:24 PM
A bunch of videos have popped up from Saosin's show last night -- hit the replies to see some of the best ones.
Jason Tate on 05/17/14 - 02:02 PM
The Dead Rabbitts, the new band of Craig Mabbitt and TJ Bell of Escape The Fate, have released a lyric video for new song ďMy Only RegretĒ on Revolver. Shapeshifter releases July 1st via Tragic Hero Records. The track listing, album artwork, and song are below.

Track Listing:
01) My Only Regret
02) Nothin But A Reject
03) Make Me Believe It (Feat. Caleb Shomo)
04) Shapeshifter
05) Dear In the Headlights
06) Bats In The Belfry
07) Ghosts In My Bedroom
08) The Air I Breathe Is You
09) Keep Tellin Yourself You Were Right
10) Edge Of Reality
11) Black Cloud
Ryan Gardner on 05/17/14 - 07:47 AM
Rob Zombie is working on a new movie titled 31 as well as a new album.
It sounds fuckiní weird, man. Thatís a really good thing. Right now Iím by myself in the studio; the rest of the bandís not here yet but, yeah, theyíll all come up here later. Itís going good. Iíll work on that for about a month and get as far as I can get. Then in July we have a little bit of a break where Iíll probably finish up the record, and then we have some more touring.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/17/14 - 06:41 AM
Yeah, I know I'm a nerd ... but this data looking at "the skip button" and how it's used and how often on Spotify fascinates me.
First, lets look at how often a song is skipped within the first five seconds of play. I call these quick skips. The likelihood that a song will be skipped within the first five seconds is an astounding 24.14%. Nearly one quarter of all song plays are abandoned in the first 5 seconds. The likelihood that a song will be skipped within the first thirty seconds rises to 35.05%. The chance that a song is skipped before it ends is a whopping 48.6%. Yes, the odds are only slightly better than 50/50 that a song will be played all the way to the end.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:31 PM
Into It. Over It. had their van broken into in Chicago.
if anyone in chicago sees a black 1980's american fender p bass plus anywhere... please let me know
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:18 PM
Say Anything will be shooting a video for "Six Six Six" tomorrow.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:01 PM
The Mars Volta's Cedric Bixler-Zavala sounds off on recent vinyl reissues for the band -- commenting, "some idiot is pocketing the money" and "there will be a proper reissue of early Volta records [...] when we do release the early volta records they will be far superior in packaging and we will get the money."

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 10:41 PM
Ronnie Radke has released "Who Can Stop Us?" for free if you sign up for his newsletter - it's in the replies. The song features Deuce (formerly of Hollywood Undead) and will be on Radke's mixtape, Watch Me.
Ryan Gardner on 05/16/14 - 09:54 PM
Saosin played one of their reunion shows with Anthony Green tonight. You can hit the replies to see the setlist (two new, unnamed songs were played). I saw a few tweets fly by about how epic and amazing and once in a lifetime the show was. Got me thinking: is it just the pains of nostalgia, or isn't that what each show a few years back felt like? I'm glad a new generation is getting to experience some of the excitement I remember about my early 20s. Oh, and a reliable source recently informed me that Saosin basically has an entire full-length of instrumentals already recorded and waiting for vocals. They're quite good. But, more on that later.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 07:53 PM
Stream the new Goodtime Boys album, Rain, on AltPress. It releases May 19th via Bridge 9 Records.
Ryan Gardner on 05/16/14 - 07:32 PM
Against the Current's debut EP, Infinity, will be released on May 27th. The band's new song, "Another You (Another Way)," can be heard in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 05/16/14 - 05:10 PM
Cambridge's music video for their song, "Head Over Heels," (feat. Danny Stevens of The Audition) can be seen in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 05/16/14 - 05:04 PM
Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 posted a blog about his recent stay in the hospital due to his liver and kidney starting to fail as a result of irresponsible drinking.
i was so freaked out. my liver and kidneyís collapsed on me. needless to say it scared me straight. i finally realized i canít drink anymore. if i have one drink the docís say i will die. iím not preaching or anything but just always drink responsibly. i didnít, and look where that got me. (i never thought i would ever say that! haha) anyway i have my passion and inspiration back for writing music. i already have a few song ideas for new songs. soon it will be time to start making an album and getting back to touring again. see...
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 04:53 PM
Long time staff member, Lueda Alia, wrote her inaugural post today over at her new personal blog, Alueda.net. The topic is one we've touched on a variety of times on our website (most recently in the post about what to do in college to prepare for a career in the music industry) and it reaches through a variety of at-large societal issues: success, competition, internships, hard-work, and collaboration. Ms. Alia makes an interesting argument that interns are not all that different than artists being poorly compensated for "exposure" at major festivals:
The way many interns are treated is no different than the way musicians are treated when they work for years for the chance to perform...
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 04:35 PM
Deadmau5 is launching an official app for iOS where he will charge fans $5 a month (or $45 a year) for access to exclusive music, videos, and other content.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 03:06 PM
"God I wish I could hate you for the rest of my..."
Staff ReviewsBattleghost - Transient (Zac Djamoos)
Zac Djamoos on 05/16/14 - 02:50 PM
You can check out Friends in America's new video for "The More I Have, The Less I Own (The More I Learn, The Less I Know)" in the replies, and you can download it for whatever you want on their Bandcamp.
Zac Djamoos on 05/16/14 - 02:35 PM
As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis was sentenced to six years in jail today. Lambesis shared his story in a lengthy interview for an upcoming documentary, which you can read over at AltPress.
The first time I cheated on my wife, my interpretation of morality was now convenient for me. I felt less guilty if I decided, ďWell, marriage isnít a real thing, because Christianity isnít real. God isnít real. Therefore, marriage is just a stupid piece of paper with the government.Ē I thought of myself as super-scholarly at the time. ďMy academic pursuit has led me to this.Ē I was sincere to a certain degree, but we all hear what we want to hear to justify our actions. I interpreted the...
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/16/14 - 12:41 PM
The Amity Affliction's video for "Don't Lean On Me" is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:49 AM
Today I learned that sometime a long time ago -- English critic and writer Leigh Hunt was quoted as saying, "music is the medicine of the breaking heart" -- I'm hoping his estate doesn't read music blogs.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:47 AM
CNN has released a short documentary called Brother's Keeper about the rise and fall of Clipse. Pusha T and No Malice are both interviewed, but a reunion seems highly unlikely at this point. You can check out the full video in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 05/16/14 - 11:42 AM
A statement on True-to-You from Morrissey claims the "verified" account on Twitter is not him.
I would like to stress that I do not have either a Twitter or a Facebook account. I gather that a Twitter account has been opened in my name - as 'It's Morrissey' - but it is NOT Morrissey. I do not know who has opened this recent Twitter account, but please be aware that it is bogus. That's, of course, if you should remotely care.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:36 AM
Fall Out Boy will be playing 22nd edition of the international World Music Awards. The show will air on Wednesday, May 28th from 8-10 pm ET on NBC, as well as 180 other networks around the world. Check the full press release in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:33 AM
La Dispute's Daytrotter session is now up.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:29 AM
Dates for the Rx Bandits, The Dear Hunter, and From Indian Lakes tour can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:20 AM
The Big Time is entering the studio next week with Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:16 AM
The Dead Rabbits new song, "My Only Regret," is streaming in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:12 AM
A new Secrets song can be heard in the replies. Doesn't appear to have a name.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:10 AM
Coldrain have released a music video for "The War Is On" -- check the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:06 AM
I'm out of town for the weekend, so there won't be an episode of the AbsolutePunk Podcast coming today. Good time to catch up on all our past episodes though. Next week we plan to talk about the review process (especially negative reviews), and we'll probably also touch on the whole vinyl re-pressing shenanigan stuff.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:04 AM
There For Tomorrow's new song "Racing Blood" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 11:00 AM
AM Taxi's new song "Central Standard Time" can be heard in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 10:58 AM
The Blood Brothers will be reuniting to play the FYF Fest this year. Check out the full line-up in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 10:55 AM
In a recent article, Rick Burch of Jimmy Eat World, revealed they'll be trying to release earlier material and singles on vinyl in the near future.
Burch said the members of Jimmy Eat World are now working on re-releasing some of their early singles and albums in a different format to satisfy younger fans. Yep, Jimmy Eat World has been around long enough to have young adult fans just now discovering their sound. The format for the re-releases wonít be mp3, but vinyl LP disc. In rock and roll, everything comes around again if its coolness quotient transcends the hipness du jour. Hence Jimmy Eat World as a vinyl band for millennial listeners.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 10:52 AM
The first official trailer for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 10:42 AM
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