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6 Tips for Show Etiquette, by Nick Diener of the Swellers

While currently wrapping up a tour with You Me At Six, The Swellers frontman Nick Diener stopped in to say hello and discuss some show etiquette with...

Premiere: Awaken The Empire, “Cross My Heart”

(Photo: Mary Taylor) Check out the premiere of "Cross My Heart," by the California band Awaken The Empire. Says vocalist/guitarist/programmer Damien Lawson of the band's electronic-tinged rock sound: “The general...

Interview: Jesse Michaels on Classics Of Love’s ethos and Operation Ivy’s history

CLASSICS OF LOVE released their debut full-length earlier this week via Asian Man Records and AP chatted with frontman Jesse Michaels about the new album, the chances...

Matt and Kristie MacDonald (Vocal Few) on Valentine’s Day, love and collaboration

Today is Valentine's Day, one of the few days of the year where it's entirely acceptable to be cute and mushy about the love of your life...

Premiere: Before Their Eyes’ “Redemption”

Check out this premiere of "Redemption" from Before Their Eyes. It's the title track from their upcoming full-length, due out March 27 via InVogue Records.

Track By Track: Eisley’s “Deep Space” EP

EISLEY take us track by track through their new EP for Equal Vision, Deep Space: "Lights Out" Sherri DuPree-Bemis: With the way the economy is these days, my parents...

Premiere: Hopes Die Last’s “Trust No One”

Check out this premiere of Trust No One, the new album from Italian post-hardcore act Hopes Die Last. The album's due out tomorrow via Standby Records.

Premiere: With The Punches’ “I Told You Already”

Check out this premiere of With The Punches' new single, "I Told You Already." The song hits iTunes tomorrow and the band's new full-length is expected out...

Hearts Up (and Down): Bands tell us about their best and worst Valentine’s Days

Every February, Cupid arrives to hone his archery skills and (hopefully) bring a little love to people. Whether you stick with giving roses and chocolate and everything...

Under The Covers: AFI vs. My Chemical Romance

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...