Posts Tagged ‘Absolutepunk’

Dr Manhattan

Dr. Manhattan Confirm Reunion And New EP

Unfortunately there are too many bands out there who seem to have given up the ghost before they had the opportunity to “hit it big.” There are some lucky fans who got to enjoy that band’s music, and it’s bittersweet. Sometimes a few of those bands will get back together, and in those instances it can cause a stir in the music community.

Dr. Manhattan have been out of the limelight for quite a few years now. Their last show together was back in 2011, and while they’ve remained relatively active online, haven’t created anything new nor hinted at plans …

Of Sinking Ships

…Of Sinking Ships Premiere New Single

…Of Sinking Ships are a three-piece instrumental indie outfit which consists of ex-members from Hopesfall and HRVRD. They will be releasing their new full-length album, The Amaranthine Sea, March 25 via Broken Circles. Yesterday the group partnered up with Absolutepunk to premiere a brand new single off the album. The song is titled “Shifting Only With The Winds,” and you can listen to it below the jump.

“Shifting Only With The Winds” is a pleasant, upbeat track that has a catchy rhythm to it. If you like it, you can pick up a vinyl pre-order via Broken Circles. …

sianvar

LISTEN: Sianvar – “Chest Pressure”

The forthcoming self-titled EP from post-hardcore super-group Sianvar is one of our staff’s most anticipated records of 2014, so we could not have been more excited when our friends over at Absolute Punk teamed up with the band to premiere the debut album’s second single. Entitled “Chest Pressure,” the cut is a glorious mixture of each member’s respective sounds from Dance Gavin Dance, A Lot Like Birds, Hail The Sun, and Stolas, so be sure to click here to check it out.

The self-titled effort drops January 5 via Blue Swan Records, but pre-orders are now available on Bandcamp. …

Sights And Sounds

Sights And Sounds Stream Their New EP

The four piece alternative rock outfit known as Sights And Sounds are releasing their new EP, Silver Door, on November 4 in Europe/UK and November 5 in the US/Canada via Pure Noise/Distort Records. They’ve partnered up with Absolutepunk to stream the EP in its entirety a week before it hits stores. You can stream Silver Door below the jump, or head right on over to Absolutepunk.

The group mixes post hardcore and punk influences to create thirty minutes of refreshing music. If you dig what you hear be sure to pick up the EP iTunes. …

The Dear Hunter

Absolutepunk Podcast With The Dear Hunter

Absolutepunk has released the latest edition of their podcast series, featuring Casey Crescenzo, better known as frontman of The Dear Hunter. The thirty minute podcast includes talking about his recently released album, his upcoming tour with a string quartet and various other topics. You can listen to the podcast below. You can also scope out the full article on Absolutepunk, as well as their previous podcasts.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Absolutepunk’s podcasts, there are a number of ways to do so, including downloading them for free off iTunes.…

Anberlin

Anberlin To Release ‘Devotion: Vital Special Edition’

Anberlin partnered up with Absolutepunk to reveal the album cover and tracklist for Devotion: Vital Special Edition, which is a collection of b-sides, remixes, live recordings and a handful of new tracks. The album is set to be released October 15, and it’s going to have 40 songs in all. A number of those are remixes, there will be a live DVD and there are three brand new songs. You can check out both the artwork and the full tracklist by heading here.

If you’d like to see the band live, they’re currently on tour, and have tour …

riotfest_2013

AbsolutePunk Posts “Riot Fest For Dummies”

Our friends over at AbsolutePunk have posted a new feature that should come in handy for anyone going to one of the biggest festival’s of the year this September in Riot Fest. The incredibly lineup, which features a ton of acts including Fall Out Boy, Blink 182, and Brand new, will be playing the multiple day fest at multiple locations: Chicago (September 13 through 15), Toronto (August 24 and 25 ), and Denver (September 21 and 22). The guide focuses on how to snag tickets and the cities’ basic transportation. Take a gander at it by clicking here. You …

Kevin Devine

Kevin Devine Streams New Song

Kevin Devine will be releasing two new albums in the near future, both of which are being funded by his Kickstarter he had earlier this year. Today, Absolutepunk is streaming the very first single of his upcoming LP. The song is titled “Private First Class,” and is dedicated to Bradley Manning, who was arrested a few years back under suspicion that he leaked classified information to Wikileaks. Listen to the new song by heading right here.

Kevin Devine has a few tour dates coming up on the east coast in August. Be sure to check out his Facebook page …

Puig Destroyer 2013

STREAM: Puig Destroyer – “Stop Fucking Bunting”

Puig Destroyer (featuring members of Thrice, Curl Up And Die, and Kowloon Walled City) are a baseball-themed grindcore band that does not mess around. They partnered up with our buds over at Absolutepunk.net to premiere their 57-second track “Stop Fucking Bunting” and can be heard through the link provided.

Get ready for insanity to explode through your speakers within moments of pressing play.

The Ghost Is Clear Records will be releasing a 7” of the band’s self-titled EP and is available for purchase here. UTG wasn’t expecting anything of this kind from Riley (Thrice) but that might have been …

Hostage Calm

Hostage Calm Fan Assaulted For Wearing Their “I Support Same-Sex Marriage” Shirt

As a lot of you probably know, Hostage Calm have a t-shirt they sell that says “I Support Same-Sex Marriage.” They’ve experienced their share of hate because of it, and because of their stance on the issue. Well today we’ve received word that a fan of theirs named Alex was wearing that shirt and was assaulted because of it in North Carolina. You can read the statement from the man who was assaulted by taking a look below the jump. You can also find the original statement on Absolutepunk.

Let’s hope that the man who assaulted this guy gets …

LITP

ALBUM STREAM: Late In The Playoffs – ‘Alive And On Your Own’

Last month, we brought you the exclusive stream and free download of “Never Wrong” from Late In The Playoffs’ forthcoming full-length, but today, our BFFs over at AbsolutePunk have the honor of streaming the band’s new album, Alive And On Your Own, in its sweet, pop rock entirety.

AP says, “The Windy City natives have been hard at work to create their best record to date and you’ll hear vast improvements over their earlier work. This record is for fans that grew up on The Get Up Kids but have adopted the sound to a more modern pop-rock sound.”

Level 3

Last Chance To Reason Premiere “Rebirth”

Last Chance To Reason have teamed up with our friends over at AbsolutePunk to exclusively premiere a brand new song entitled “Rebirth.” The song comes from the group’s forthcoming full-length record, Level 3, which is scheduled for an August 6 release via Prosthetic Records.

Head over to AbsolutePunk to give “Rebirth” a listen, and if you like what you hear, remember that digital pre-orders for Level 3 are currently available on the group’s official Bandcamp page.…