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What happens when the power goes out in the middle of recording a podcast? Welp, you lose the first few minutes of your talk about The Wonder Years apparently. We were able to salvage the conversation using my back-up recording; however, Thomas's vocals are a little different for the first five to ten minutes of this one -- sorry about that -- we get that fixed relatively quickly and then we're on to a jam-packed episode. We start with talking about The Wonder Year's new song, video, album, and everything associated with that. Then we move into a talk all about the newly released Apple Music. What are our thoughts? Are we going to stick with it? What do we like, dislike, hate, and love?...
Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 01:53 PM
The UK rock band, Blitz Kids have called it quits. They have also cancelled their upcoming UK tour and will be scheduling a farewell tour.
I don’t want to talk in clichés or metaphor, so I’m just going to come straight out with it. It is with heavy hearts but heads held high that we must announce it is time for us to take our leave.
We have always said that we are friends, first and foremost, before a band. And it is as friends that we have reached this decision to end this incredible adventure that we started 8 years ago. Between then and now, this band has taken us to beautiful places that we’d never have experienced without it, and introduced us to people who we consider family and...
Charlie Joseph on 07/03/15 - 03:27 AM
Just a friendly reminder to make sure you check us out on other social networks. We are on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Last.fm, and Rdio. The AP.net staff can also be found elsewhere online -- this page has the goods. Show us some love.
Jason Tate on 07/03/15 - 03:00 AM
Safe To Say just signed with SideOneDummy in the U.S. and New Damage in Canada. An EP called Hiding Games will be released on July 31st and a new song called "Summer Sickness" is streaming over at AltPress.
Deborah Remus on 07/02/15 - 06:23 PM
You can now stream alone.'s debut album, Somewhere in the Sierras, on Soundcloud and Bandcamp.
Aaron Mook on 07/02/15 - 04:08 PM
Hit the replies to check out a short video of Tame Impala's Kevin Parker recording Currents, which is due out July 17th.
Jake Jenkins on 07/02/15 - 02:36 PM
Foxing's entire trailer was stolen last night as the band slept. You can read their statement in the replies, as well as purchase something or make a donation via Paypal to help the band.
Aaron Mook on 07/02/15 - 12:25 PM
Following the earlier announcement that The Libertines would release their first album in 11 years in September, the band has now unveiled the first single and video from it titled "Gunga Din". Hit the replies to check it out.
Kyle Huntington on 07/02/15 - 12:11 PM
Tom DeLonge will be doing a lot of "Poet Anderson" stuff at San Diego Comic-Con this year. His appearances can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:49 AM
PVRIS' new video for "Holy" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:46 AM
Once in a while, I come across a new band I can't get enough of. Narrow / Arrow falls in that category. The first time I heard "Savior Talk" from their upcoming EP Middle Children, I couldn't wait to hit repeat - the melodies and Cody Nicolas' incredibly emotive vocal bursts at the end of the song make the listener yearn for more. I'm happy to be sharing this song on AP.net today (below), so take a listen and let us know what you think. While the band shares common elements with the likes of American Football and TTNG, Narrow / Arrow are set to leave their own mark in the scene and I can't wait to see what they have up their sleeve in the coming years.

Middle Children is out on Other...
Lueda Alia on 07/02/15 - 11:39 AM
mewithoutYou have tweeted that, I'm assuming this Phoenix New Times article, "couldn't be more fabricated and poorly written. very unrepresentative of who we are as people. #theenemy"
Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:28 AM
Anberlin's Never Take Friendship Personal & Cities: Live in NYC is now up for pre-order from Tooth and Nail.

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Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:22 AM
Looks like the owner of The Rave in Milwaukee told Senses Fail on Twitter they couldn't play the venue. Before the account was made private it said the band wouldn't be allowed back at the venue because they disrespected Kevin Lyman.
Guess we aren't allowed to play the Rave now because I spoke out about @Frontporchstep
Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:18 AM
Tonight Alive have finished recording their third full length.

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Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:10 AM
Stephen Colbert interviewed Eminem -- it's in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:08 AM
William Control has released an open letter to all the former members of Aiden. It's in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:02 AM
Dan Andriano In The Emergency Room's new single "Wait" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:02 AM
Lupa J's video for "Quiet Here" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 11:00 AM
From Autumn to Ashes have dropped off their reunion tour.
Unfortunately, due to a personal emergency beyond our control, we will not be able to play our upcoming west coast shows with our friends in Hawthorne Heights, Sleepwave, and Extinction AD, nor will be be doing the NYC date with Emery and Fashion Week. We apologize to everyone who was planning on coming out to see these shows. We'll be making up shows as soon as we can. Thank you all so much for your continued support, we are incredibly grateful to every one of you for sticking by us throughout the years. We'll keep you updated on when the make-up shows will be. As always, thanks for everything...we'll see you soon!
Jason Tate on 07/02/15 - 10:59 AM
Part three of Kayla St. Onge and Jonathan Diener (The Swellers)'s weekly column, "Pop Punk and Feminism," is up on The Runout. This article looks at the issue of victim blaming, a topic that is particularly important after certain recent comments.
Even the police are in on the conspiracy—common questions rape victims will be asked if they report are “What were you wearing?”; “What were you drinking?”; “Did you smile at him?” From the start, the victims are on trial, and after being faced with such oblique distaste and disinterest, most of them choose not to press charges. The process of trying to bring your abuser to justice is long, exhausting, and usually unsatisfying. That’s why...
Craig Ismaili on 07/02/15 - 10:08 AM
After stating in a tweet last year that if they got 1,000 re-tweets, they would record an album about the 1996 cinematic masterpiece Space Jam, Sledding With Tigers has just announced their newest record, Come on and Slam, will be released July 24. Stream the first single, "Take It From Me, Michael Jordan," in the replies, where you can also see the artwork and tracklisting.
Craig Ismaili on 07/02/15 - 09:46 AM
Hit the replies to hear a new single from The Lighthouse and the Whaler titled "In Motion." The band will release their new album, Mont Royal, on August 28th via Roll Call Records. Fans of Bleachers should give this one a listen.
Aaron Mook on 07/02/15 - 08:52 AM
The superb Gambles has released his new album Vicious Times today and you can listen to it in full via the replies. Produced by Boots, I highly recommend this for fans of Father John Misty, Tom Waits etc. Get on it.
Kyle Huntington on 07/02/15 - 07:52 AM
Buffalo, New York punk rock pretty much sums up Thundercloud Kid. The band will release their new EP called Songs About the Hopeless and Mourning on August 28th. We are premiering a new song called "Bad News for Blue Eyes" today. The song really harkens back to old school '90s Fat Wreck bands or more recently a band like Red City Radio. If you're looking for a punk rock song to kick off your holiday weekend, this is it. Give it a listen in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 07/02/15 - 05:49 AM
The Libertines will release their first album in 11 years, Anthems For Doomed Youth, on September 4th. The first single "Gunga Din" will premiere tonight on Annie Mac's BBC 1 show. Pre-orders in various formats are available from here.

Track Listing
1. Barbarians
2. Gunga Din
3. Fame And Fortune
4. Anthem For Doomed Youth
5. You're My Waterloo
6. Belly Of The Beast
7. Iceman
8. Heart Of The Matter
9. Fury Of Chonburi
10. The Milkman's Horse
11. Glasgow Coma Scale Blues
12. Dead For Love
Kyle Huntington on 07/02/15 - 05:36 AM
Dear Warped Tour,

We need to talk.

I fell in love with you when I was newly 16 years old. It was 2007, and the first year I’d found a way to get to you. My friend and I made plans, and scrimped and saved, and convinced a parent to drive us all the way out to Wheatland, California to see you. It was one of the best days of my life up until that point. You were the reason I started a band. You were the reason I have a platform to write this today, because you lead me to discover the bands that made me want to write.

But that was then, and things change.

There comes a time where actions have to be amplified louder than words. I’ve loved you as much as I’ve ever loved...
Anna Acosta on 07/01/15 - 05:47 PM
Harbour will be touring Japan this August. Check the replies for dates.
Zac Djamoos on 07/01/15 - 04:43 PM
Looks like Stephen Christian of Anberlin is contributing vocals to the new Young Fox album.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 04:14 PM
As Cities Burn's new song song "Goldmine" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 03:59 PM
Head over to Alternative Press to hear a brand new song from Pentimento's upcoming 7", Stuck Forever, available July 10th via Bad Timing Records.
Aaron Mook on 07/01/15 - 03:04 PM
Cardigan Records have signed Santa Cruz, CA, indie rock band Time Spent Driving. They will release Passed & Presence, their first album since 2007's I'm Your Stab in the Back, on July 21. You can preorder it on iTunes now and get three tracks instantly.
Zac Djamoos on 07/01/15 - 12:03 PM
Time Spent Driving's song "Weight of the Water" from their upcoming comeback record Passed & Presence can be found in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 07/01/15 - 11:53 AM
The Money Pit (ex-Gatsbys American Dream) are back with another new track! Hit the replies to stream "Call the Cops."
Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 11:42 AM
The Republic of Wolves' His Old Branches EP is up for pre-order on vinyl.
Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 11:29 AM
Mary Bonney, writing for the LAMusicBlog, on her experiences in the music industry as a music journalist.
The democracy of the Internet is helping female music journalists gain a more level footing, but we need more women fearlessly writing in the face of sexism, like Lisa Robinson and Jessica Hopper and Lisa Robinson, who was famously told by Mick Jagger, “There really is no reason to have women on tour, unless they’ve got a job to do…the only reason is to fuck. Otherwise they get bored; they just sit around and moan.”
Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 11:27 AM
Bring Me The Horizon are apparently close to finishing up their new album. It is being mixed by Daniel Lancaster (Lower Than Atlantis, Don Broco, Mallory Knox), with his Facebook page suggesting the final mixes may have just been completed.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 11:23 AM
Kings Of Leon are set to start working on their 7th studio album.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 11:22 AM
This time last year, there were so many of us challenging structures like the Warped Tour on their refusal to accurately represent female artists on their bills. We talked about the way it acts as a barrier to women who wish to get involved in alternative music and the message it sends to female fans that their place is solely in audiences, looking up to male artists and being treated only as groupies, “fangirls” or, if they’re lucky, backstage staff. We called upon Kevin Lyman and his peers to buy into the concept that they have a certain social responsibility to the people that they make their money from.

Today, Front Porch Step is playing the Warped Tour and may possibly play the...
Kelly Doherty on 07/01/15 - 11:15 AM
Today is Debbie Harry's 70th birthday.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 11:15 AM
Breaking Benjamin score their first number one album on the Billboard 200.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 11:09 AM
Our Last Night's video for "Road To The Throne" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 11:05 AM
Man Overboard's video for "She's In Pictures" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 10:53 AM
Modest Mouse's video for "The Ground Walks, With Time In A Box" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 10:52 AM
Former My Chemical Romance bassist Mikey Way will be playing bass for Deryck Whibley And The Happiness Machines later this month.
Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 10:50 AM
We've been working on putting together this year's Absolute 100 feature over the past month (it won't go up until August, but this year's class is shaping up to be awesome), and while searching out the bands I want to pick for the feature I came across this Italian pop-punk band called NOW.HERE. Usually I'd sit on this pick until the feature goes up, but their new four song EP, New Perspective, is coming out July 7th and it's the first pop-punk EP I've actually found myself coming back to in a long time. It doesn't make sense to not talk about them over the next month when they've got new shit out. So, I reached out to the band to set up an exclusive stream of their new EP here on the...
Jason Tate on 07/01/15 - 10:27 AM
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