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Today we've got an exclusive premiere from Rehasher (the side-project from Roger from Less Than Jake). In the replies we've got a stream for "Everybody Hates Their Job" from the upcoming Clock Smash 7" coming out on Saint November Records. Pre-orders are now up fro the June 2nd release.
Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:54 AM
We've teamed up with our friends at Zero Platoon to bring you an exclusive video with Dustin Kensrue playing the title track from his new album, and a brief interview talking about Thrice, his inspiration for his new solo album, and more. Check that out in the replies and make sure to check out the Zero Platoon organization as well.
Zero Platoon is a music charity/video channel I started over a year ago to work with bands to use music to help young members of the military who struggle with depression that stems from adapting to military life. Through sponsoring tours and producing exclusive online video content, Zero Platoon raises awareness about depression and mental illness in our...
Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:05 AM
The Kenneths - a punk rock band from London who are managed by Mumford and Sons bassist and founding member, Ted Dwayne. Needless to say, this bio had me interested enough to premiere the band's new single "Cool As You," which you can hear in the replies. The track comes from their second EP in four months called E, which releases June 15th. It's two minutes of European punk rock with pop sensibilities that make for quite a catchy chorus. Not wasting a second, the chorus is sure to be stuck in your head after one listen, armed with a hefty bass and classic distorted guitars. It sounds like an old-school London punk rock song, clearly taking hints from The Clash. The band will be playing...
Ryan Gardner on May 26, 2015 - 8:59 AM
Head to the replies to watch yellowbirddd's lyric video for "Who Is Your Lover?" via Modern Vinyl.
Alex DiVincenzo on May 26, 2015 - 8:21 PM
Hot Topic has purchased Think Geek.
Online geek-y retailer ThinkGeek and its parent company Geeknet Inc. are in the process of being acquired by Hot Topic, a popular mall-based retailer best known for selling vampire T-shirts and other faux-goth-pop accoutrements. According to a press release issued this morning, Hot Topic will be picking up all of Geeknet’s outstanding shares of common stock for $17.50 per share, and the company will also be fronting about $37 million in cash. The total value of the transaction will be $122 million.
Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 12:09 PM
Guitar Hero Live has revealed its latest collection of playable tracks. Check out the list in the replies.
Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 12:04 PM
All Time Low talk with MTV about not shitting on 5 Seconds to Summer's tour bus, and getting naked, and more.
“Jack spent a couple days out on the road with the 5 Seconds guys last year when they were touring and they’re convinced that Jack might have gone poo poo on their bus,” Alex from ATL told MTV News.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Jarrod Alonge's parody album Beating a Dead Horse is streaming in the replies.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 11:51 AM
Moneen will be releasing Are We Really Happy With Who We Are Right Now? on vinyl. Pre-orders go up May 29th.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 11:49 AM
Disclosure have shared the first single off their upcoming second album. It's called "Holding On" and features Gregory Porter. Stream it in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on May 26, 2015 - 11:42 AM
Sorority Noise are premiering another new song from the band's upcoming full-length Joy, Departed. The song, titled "Nolsey," can be heard over at Stereogum. The record can be pre-ordered here.
Blake Solomon on May 26, 2015 - 11:10 AM
Jamie xx's phenomenal debut solo album In Colour is set to be released next week, but he's streaming the entire thing as a "visual album" through iTunes right now.
Ryan Dennehy on May 26, 2015 - 10:48 AM
The Front Bottoms will be playing songs on the Chris Gethard Show tonight. You can stream it starting at 8pm.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:34 AM
NPR is streaming Dawes' new album, All Your Favorite Bands.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:32 AM
Yellowcard's new video for "California" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:29 AM
Memphis May Fire's new song "My Generation" is in the replies. This comes from the deluxe edition of Unconditional which will be out on July 17 via Rise Records.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:21 AM
Hit the replies to see Twenty One Pilots perform "Tear In My Heart" and "Stressed Out" on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:20 AM
Worriers new song, "They/Them/Theirs," can be heard in the replies via Spin. Their new album, produced by Laura Jane Grace, will be titled Imaginary Life and out August 7th.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:18 AM
Our Last Night has released a video for "A World Divided."

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:17 AM
We Came As Romans new single "The World I Used To Know" is streaming in the replies via Kerrang.

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Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:14 AM
Paramore wrapped up their "Writing The Future" tour with Copeland last night. They announced this marks the end of their self-titled era and will soon be heading home to begin work on writing their next album.
Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 10:13 AM
New Found Glory and Yellowcard have announced dates and pre-sale for their upcoming tour together. Part of the VIP package includes a 7" with New Found Glory covering "Illuminate" and Yellowcard covering "Ready and Willing."
Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 9:58 AM
Vanna are in the studio recording.
Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 9:55 AM
Hit the replies to stream Refused's second new song, "Françafrique."
Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 9:52 AM
Jack White recently did a Q&A with fans where he talks about his future playing live and Meg White, among other things. Check out the transcript here.
everyone always plays ‘catch the hypocrite’ with me. probably because i often make the stupid mistake of having opinions and saying them out loud. it’s smarter for well known people to smile and keep their mouth shut […] when has there NOT been negativity about me?

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Blake Solomon on May 26, 2015 - 9:52 AM
Alessia Cara, who's very good debut single and introvert-anthem "Here" was released not too long ago, has shared the music video for the track that you can watch here. Her debut album is due to be released on Def Jam sometime this year.
Ryan Dennehy on May 26, 2015 - 9:46 AM
Sparrow Sleeps released an album of Senses Fail lullabies today called The Crier. Check it out here.

01 - The Rapture
02 - Can't Be Saved
03 - Buried A Lie
04 - Rum Is For Drinking, Not For Burning
05 - Lady In A Blue Dress
06 - NJ Falls Into the Atlantic
07 - You're Cute When You Scream
08 - Calling All Cars
09 - Negative Space
10 - One Eight Seven
Blake Solomon on May 26, 2015 - 9:45 AM
A few days late on this, but it looks like Norma Jean are going to release their 7th studio album this year.

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Blake Solomon on May 26, 2015 - 9:41 AM
Nate Ruess wants you to know some of the songs he'll be playing on his solo tour. Hit the replies to see some of the songs.

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Blake Solomon on May 26, 2015 - 9:35 AM
Senses Fail are streaming two new songs from their upcoming album Pull The Thorns From Your Heart. Check out the songs in the replies (via Metal Hammer).

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Blake Solomon on May 26, 2015 - 9:30 AM
Hit the replies to stream a new mixtape from Starlito titled Introversion, and download it for free right here. You can also check out an interview he recently did with Noisey to get to know a little bit more about one of my favorite rappers out right now.
Jake Jenkins on May 26, 2015 - 9:07 AM
Dream pop outfit Beach House will be releasing their new album, Depression Cherry, on August 28th. Artwork is in the replies. The band is also hitting the road for an extensive world tour, and you can check those dates out in the replies as well.

Track List:
01 Levitation
02 Sparks
03 Space Song
04 Beyond Love
05 10:37
06 PPP
07 Wildflower
08 Bluebird
09 Days of Candy
Jake Jenkins on May 26, 2015 - 7:54 AM
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. We recommend Rdio or Spotify for album streams of new releases and check out our review section to see what our staff thought of the albums.
Jason Tate on May 26, 2015 - 1:00 AM
A$AP Rocky's sophomore full length At.Long.Last.A$AP was set to be released on June 2nd, but is now being released to iTunes at midnight tonight.
Ryan Dennehy on May 25, 2015 - 6:33 PM
Matchbook Romance's Stories and Alibis will be coming to vinyl in time for Warped Tour.
Jason Tate on May 25, 2015 - 4:56 PM
Punk Rock Preschool. Yap.
When you were a kid, did you dread the boredom of learning geometry? Well, take a seat in Jarred Geller's preschool classroom and learning will never be dull again! Geller, a second year instructor for Teach For America has integrated punk rock into his classroom to help keep his four year old pupils interested and engaged. These lucky students get to rock out with their air guitars while learning a variety of subjects, including math, science and entrepreneurship! Most recently, Gellar is using his musical flare to help teach his preschoolers about civics, economics and business. They have even started a kickstarter campaign to raise money for animal...
Jason Tate on May 25, 2015 - 11:18 AM
Fall Out Boy BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend performance is up on the BBC's website.

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Jason Tate on May 25, 2015 - 11:16 AM
Butch Walker's recent concert was featured on Yahoo! Music. Damn he's good.

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Jason Tate on May 25, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Swimmers are teasing new music.

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Jason Tate on May 25, 2015 - 11:13 AM
Ignite will be releasing on their first new LP in over 10 years. The album was recorded with Cameron Webb.

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Jason Tate on May 25, 2015 - 11:12 AM
It looks like This Wild Life are in the studio with Jeremy McKinnon.

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Jason Tate on May 25, 2015 - 11:07 AM
As Cities Burn will be doing a ten year tour.

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Jason Tate on May 25, 2015 - 11:06 AM
Ryan Key of Yellowcard tweeted out a picture of some music being worked on with the hashtag #NFGYC.
Jason Tate on May 25, 2015 - 11:04 AM
During Yuck's North American tour last year, the band stopped by Chicago's Lincoln Hall and Chalk TV were on hand to film some of the set. Head to the replies to check out a professionally shot video of "Middle Sea" and don't forget to hit up the Chalk TV official YouTube channel to see more awesome videos from the likes of Say Anything, La Dispute, Mansions and more.
Kyle Huntington on May 25, 2015 - 8:55 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.
Lueda AliaPolyenso's new demos have been blowing me away. Stév's debut Beyond Stolen Notes has also been in constant rotation. If you're a fan of Bonobo or ODESZA, you must listen to "Bamboo Delays."
Kyle HuntingtonNothing but Loci Records stuff (Emancipator's label) which includes the aforementioned Stèv record. Also, AP.net community, your new favourite album is released this year in the form of Friends In America's Old Indifference. Hold tight.
Jason Tate on May 24, 2015 - 1:00 AM

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