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Track By Track: Black God (Coliseum, By The Grace Of God, Young Widows), “II”

BLACK GOD vocalist Rob Pennington takes us track by track through the Louisville, Kentucky band's new EP for No Idea Records, II. “Cast You Out” This is the first banger that...

Premiere: The Used, “Shine”

Check out an exclusive premiere of "Shine," the fifth track from the Used's new album, Vulnerable. The record is out next Tuesday, March 27, Monday, March 26,...

Under The Covers: Deftones vs. Muse

You think it’s hard to write an original song? Try finding a cover song that hasn’t been done before—it’s harder than you think. That’s why we bring you Under The...

The RecAP: March 17, 2012

Welcome to AP's newest weekend feature, the RecAP. Similar to our weekday afternoon newsletter (Subscribe here!), we'll use this space every Saturday afternoon to take a look...

On The Road Again: The Joy Formidable, Part One

THE JOY FORMIDABLE is currently on their first headlining tour of the US in support of their acclaimed 2011 full-length The Big Roar. The band will be...

On The Road Again: You Blew It!, Part Two

Orlando, Florida's YOU BLEW IT! (Topshelf Records) is currently touring the US with fellow Floridians DIRECT EFFECT (Get Outta Town Records) and will be sending us updates...

In The Studio: The Word Alive

Big things are afoot for the Word Alive, who are in the thick of recording album No. 2 with producer Joey Sturgis. The record, which frontman Telle...

Premiere: Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds, “What’s A Boy To Do?”

Check out this premiere of "What's A Boy To Do?" from Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds. The band, which is the new project of Brendan Kelly...

Track By Track: Hands Like Houses, “Ground Dweller”

HANDS LIKE HOUSES vocalist Trenton Todd Woodley takes us through the band's new album for Rise Records, Ground Dweller. "Antarctica" This song is about growing up--being taught to stay...

Premiere: Xerxes, “Our Home Is A Deathbed”

Check out this premiere of the new album from Louisville, Kentucky's Xerxes, Our Home Is A Deathbed. The album is due out tomorrow via No Sleep Records. You...