Attila Debut “Proving Grounds”

Metalcore party starters Attila recently announced their forthcoming full-length, Guilty Pleasure, so there was little doubt a new single would be released in the near future. A little over a week later, the music community has been graced with its first taste of the album in the form of “Proving Grounds,” courtesy of our friends over at Alternative Press.

On first listen, it seems to be exactly what one would expect from a new Attila track. For some readers, this could spell head-banging triumph, and for others, unbridled despair, but don’t just take our word for it; …


SayWeCanFly Premieres Video For “Intoxicated I Love You”

SayWeCanFly is the heart and soul of a musician by the name of Braden Barrie. He is known for writing heartfelt and sincere songs meant to connect and move his listeners. He’s had a bunch of great singles, and he makes a conscious effort to keep his fans in mind as much as possible. He teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere the music video for one of the songs off his recently released EP, Heaven Is Hell. The song is titled “Intoxicated I Love You,” and the video is available to be streamed by heading right here.…

The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada Stream ‘8:18’ In Its Entirety

8:18 is The Devil Wears Prada‘s fifth full length album, and it’s currently set to hit stores September 17 via Roadrunner Records. Now that we’re a week away from the album’s release, the band has partnered up with Alternative Press to stream the the album in its entirety. You can check out the stream by heading right here.

Like what you hear? There’s still time to pre-order 8:18 if you haven’t grabbed a pre-order bundle yet. You can check out their official merch page to choose from one of a number of different pre-order options.


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.”


Look Alive Premiere “Inquisition”

Atlanta pop-punk outfit Look Alive have teamed up with our friends over at Absolute Punk to premiere a new song called “Inquisition.” The track is the first taste of material from the group’s forthcoming debut EP, Mistakes & Milestones, which is set to be released July 2 via Autumn + Colour Records.

Check out the ABSOLUTExclusive stream of “Inquisition” and take a look at the pre-order options for Mistakes & Milestones on iTunes and Autumn + Colour Records’ official webstore if you like what you hear.


LYRIC VIDEO: Set It Off – I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead

Today, you can stream Set It Off’s latest single exclusively through Alternative Press. You can access the lyric video by clicking here. The track is anticipated to be released with the band’s upcoming album, which is currently expected to drop this summer via Equal Vision Records.

If you like what you hear, then I highly recommend that you check out their Facebook music page to get a taste of some of their other songs they’ve released. Which one is your favorite? I’m not sure about you, but after hearing this single I am very excited to hear what else …


Mixtapes Premiere “I Accept That” Video

Ohio’s Mixtapes have premiered their latest music video and UTG has the link you need!

Taken from 2011’s Maps And Companions, “I Accept That” continues Mixtapes’ history for creating simple, yet amusing videos. The clip premiered on AlternativePress, so click here and check it out.

If you have yet to discover the pop punk goodness that is Mixtapes, click here to experience our exclusive UTG TV live set of the group. Afterwards, head over to Facebook and give them a “like” before all your friends hop on the bandwagon and ruin it for the rest of us.


Free Download!: AP Most Wanted

Alternative Press, Amazon, and RED have teamed together to release a new free sampler: AP Most Wanted. Artists featured in this 12-track compilation include: blessthefall, Breathe Carolina, We Came As Romans, Texas In July, Go Radio, I Am The Avalanche, and more!


Ghost Thrower Streams ’10 Songs’

Ghost Thrower have partnered up with Alternative Press to stream their entire album 10 Songs on the site. Head right here to listen to the Equal Vision Records release, that officially drops tomorrow.

You definitely need to be check out this album if you are unfamiliar with the group. Listen and let us know what you think!

Iwrestledabearonce go track by track

Iwrestledabearonce guitarist/songwriter Steven Bradley sat down with Alternative Press to go through the track by track from the band’s recently released album, Ruining It For Everybody. The Century Media Records release can be purchased everywhere in-stores or by heading over to iTunes. Those of you that have picked it up should share your thoughts on it with us. Click here to view the track by track breakdown.

The AP Tour is revealed for 2011

It is that time of the year again folks. Alternative Press have unleashed the full line-up of bands that will grace the stages in the coming months. The tour features headlining act Four Year Strong and supporting bands Gallows, TItle Fight, the Swellers and Sharks. This is one tour that you will not want to miss this fall.

Pre-sale for tix go from August 1-5 right here
Regular tix sales start August 6 at 10 a.m.

Tour Dates:
10-13 Allentown, PA (Crocodile Rock Café)
10-14 Baltimore, MD (Rams Head Live)
10-15 Philadelphia, PA (The Trocadero)
10-16 Boston, MA (House Of …

Catching up with Transit

Alternative Press sent one of their reporters to Danvers, MA recently to catch up with Rise Records’ Transit and discuss their upcoming record. Click here to see what the band had to say. We expect Transit to release their Rise debut by the end of the year and can’t wait to hear what they’ve been working on.

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