This is a couple of weeks old now but a video has surfaced online for everyone around the world to enjoy; Matty from The 1975 was a guest on BBC comedy-music-panel show, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, and you can check out the whole episode in the replies.
Black Clouds have announced that they will release their new album, Dreamcation, on November 4th via Collect Records. You can stream a new song called "Some of Us Are Meant to Disappear" in the replies.
01) We Begged For The Floods
02) Don't Look For Me
04) And Then I Dove
05) Accept The Mystery
06) Some Of Us Are Meant To Disappear
07) Mt. Rainier
08) Low Places
09) Everyone's Waiting
Oklahoma City punks, Red City Radio, played at Austin's Red 7 on Friday October 10th to a small but rowdy crowd. Openers Threes Away and Direct Hit! were some of the most solid openers I had seen in a while. Check out photos of Red City Radio in the comments.
Read a new Noisey article with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail on the band's legacy, past, and present.
By the time Let it Enfold You, the band’s proper debut, had been released by Vagrant records in 2004, Senses Fail had gone, as Nielson puts it, from being a “shitty band from New Jersey” to the upper echelon of the Warped Tour set, playing “late-night TV shows and arenas,” which came with all the pluses (Fans! Stardom!) and minuses (Being called a sell-out! Having dumb hair!) that a sudden rise entailed. “You looked around and you were like, ‘This is 80s metal!’ These guys are wearing makeup, you’re out here on tour with Jared Leto who’s a fucking movie star, you’re fucked up, doing wild...
Ice Nine Kills has released a new song/video called "Jonathan" that is helping to raise money to find a cure for mitochondrial disease. Along with the new video they have also created the "Blindfold Challenge" in the vein of the ice bucket challenge. View both videos in the replies and you can donate here.
Issues has released a new video for "Mad At Myself", which you can check out in the replies. If you liked the video, be sure and check the band out on their first headlining tour - dates are also in the replies.
When you have to make that trip to the record store, spend your money, and get burned on shitty albums sometimes, it makes you appreciate the good ones a little more. When you get to rip open that packaging and drive around listening to one album for weeks, there’s a connection that is hard to replicate in 2014. By the time you start getting into music, that experience will probably be long gone, and you’ll find different ways to connect with music. You’ll probably hear old people like me talking about how you kids don’t appreciate shit because you’ve never had to save up your money to buy that CD that the older kids in school were all talking about. I...
You can read part two of our interview with Hance Alligood and Alex Heroes of Favorite Weaponhere. If you missed part one, you can check it out here. The band's debut album Sixty Saragossa releases on 10/14 via Velocity/Rise Records.
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Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of catching Jimmy Eat World on their 10 year anniversary tour for Futures in Kansas City. Check out my review of the night in the replies.
Although the tour wouldn't be hitting St. Louis, there was no question that I would be making the trek out to Kansas City to catch the band on their 10 year anniversary tour of the album that changed my life so many years ago. I had caught the band once before a few years back, and to say they put on a great live show would be a massive understatement. Couple that with the fact that Futures would be performed front to back, and a four hour drive both ways to Kansas City seemed more than worth it.
You can check out a short interview I did with Joel Birch from The Amity Afflictionhere. For a previous (and longer) interview I did with him back in May, click here. In this interview, we talk about the band's headlining tour in Australia and the U.S., and future plans for the band.
Tommy Boys have released a brand new lyric video for "Friends In Theory", which you can check out in the replies. The band will release their debut self-titled album on January 27th, 2015 via Other People Records.
The third quarter of 2014 has finally come to a close. The AP staff has been hard at work collecting our favorite new music from the past three months. The result is an incredibly diverse collection of songs and it's our hope that you can pick up some additions to your EOTY list! It was tough to whittle this playlist down to ninety minutes, but we did it. Check out our AbsolutePlaylist that highlights twenty-five amazing releases from July, August, and September in both Spotify and Rdio renditions in the replies. Be sure to share your favorite new releases with us as well!
Elvira has released a 7" with heat-reactive artwork titled 2 Big Pumpkins via Third Man Records. Head to the replies to see the music video for the title track, a very subtle innuendo about her boobs. Both songs on the record were written by Fred Schneider of the B-52s.
We're following the trend of putting pumpkin spice in everything and we've shoved "pumpkin-pop" into this week's episode of the AbsolutePunk Podcast. This week's topics include: How does album artwork set the tone or mood for an album? Does it matter at all? We explore where we think it works and where we think it fails (looking at you Set it Off). Then it's time to tackle the big news of the week: Hostage Calm's break up. We touch a little on Jason's thoughts on the new Andrew McMahon album, a little on Drew's thoughts on the new Transit, and then we get some director's commentary on Thomas's New Found Glory review. He explains his thought process and the other hosts ask questions. The...
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Kingdom Of Giants will be releasing their brand new record Ground Culture on 10/21 through InVogue Records, and today we're bringing you a lyric video for their song "Endure", featuring Ricky Armellino. Head to the replies to check it out. You can pre-order the record here.
We recently talked with Jordan Pundik about New Found Glory's latest record, Resurrection. Check it out here.
There’s nothing wrong with singing about girls. We’ve always sung about relationships and talked about relationships, but this one was a little more focused. There was a point where we thought this band wasn’t going to be a band anymore. When you come to that point where something you hold so close and love so dearly almost comes to an end, it puts things in perspective for you. That was a big thing, especially going into writing this record. This record was a very cathartic record for us.
Something that was important to Grace was showcasing the wide spectrum of people who identify as transgender, and dispelling any myths that any or all members of the community are exactly the same. “I really made an effort to talk not only to people who were much further along in their transition—someone like [MMA fighter] Buck Angel, who transitioned in the '80s—[but also] people who have transitioned in the last couple years," she says. "To just really showcase the spectrum [and to show] that it’s not like ‘This is what happens when you transition. This is where you end.’" Though in some instances, Grace says, there was some “selfish...