Archive for January 25th, 2012


Fireworks To Begin Working On New Material

Detroit pop punk outfit Fireworks have announced that they have begun working on new material. Although the band released their album Gospel only this past May, its seems the band has no plans of slowing down. Vocalist David Mackinder tweeted today that the band has been working on some new songs and are anxiously waiting […]


STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Cypress Hill & Rusko – Roll It Light It

The first single off Cypress Hill’s collaborative album with Rusko has arrived. Bringing together the quick-tongued lyrical skill of CH with the dub-loving beats of Rusko, “Roll It Light It” is sure to be blaring at every party you attend for the next 3-6 months. You can stream, download, and enjoy “Roll It Light It” […]


FREE MP3: Sharks – Arcane Effigies

Sharks have partnered with Rolling Stone Magazine to offer a free download of their latest single. Released online earlier today, “Arcane Effigies” is the type of song you hear when thinking of punk’s glory days. The drums are alive, the chords roar, and the vocals seal your love forever. Click here (right click + save […]


PLEASE STOP: Dr. Acula Release “Party 2.0” Video

Over the past few years Victory Records has slowly switch focus from the emo/alternative scene that heralded their economic rise in the early aughts, to a quasi-experimental heavy label with random flares of bad pop rock ideas, and the results have been as increasing awful as they have been quote/unquote “metal.” One of the latest […]


Hopeless Records Releases Free Label Sampler

Hopeless Records are getting you ready for Valentine’s Day with the release of a new compilation entitled Love Is Hopeless. Featuring Enter Shikari, The Used, Anarbor, and many more, Love Is Hopeless compiles many standout tracks from the last year of label. The complete tracklist is as follows: 1. “Sing For Me” – Yellowcard 2. […]


STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Bow Wow ft. Cory Gunz & Jae Millz – Do It To The Fullest

Another week, another banger out of nowhere from the YMCMB camp. A day after he destroyed Shady45’s Five Fingers Of Death freestyle challenge, Bow Wow has delivered a new track featuring Cory Gunz and Jae Millz. Entitled “Do It To The Fullest,” Bow Wow’s latest features some lines from yesterday’s challenge, but includes plenty of […]


MUSIC VIDEO: Me Vs. Hero – My Warren Sense Is Tingling

England’s Me Vs. Hero have released their official music video for “My Warren Sense Is Tingling.” Taken from their Days That Shape Our Lives LP, Me Vs. Hero’s video for “My Warren Sense Is Tingling” features a compilation of footage shot on and off the road. You can view the video by clicking past the […]


Review: Craig Finn – Clear Heart Full Eyes

Artist: Craig Finn Album: Clear Heart Full Eyes Genre: Americana/Alt-Country Album: Vagrant Craig Finn of The Hold Steady and Lifter Puller is known for crafting a sprawling mythos centered around the mythologized Twin Cities, Minneapolis and Saint Paul, with his rock ‘n’ roll yarns spanning the entire Midwest and the occasional trip down to Florida. […]


Birdman Talks YMCMB, Promises “I Am Not A Human Being 2” Coming Before Summer 2012

Birdman recently opened up to Complex about some of YMCMB’s sixteen planned 2012 releases (not including mixtapes). In the piece, Birdman offered the following insight into Lil Wayne’s long-awaited follow-up to I Am Not A Human Being: “Wayne’s got an album he’s about to drop real soon. Its called I am not a Human Being […]


STREAM/DOWNLOAD: John Legend ft. Ludacris – Tonight (Best You Ever Had)

John Legend is back with the lead single off his upcoming fourth studio album. Featuring a dancefloor ready beat buried under a wall of shimmer and croon, “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)” is the kind of slow jam 2012 has needed. Luda adds some extra flavor for spice, but it’s Legend that shines throughout. Click […]


Odd Future Announce Tour Dates

Rap collective Odd Future announced a spring tour dates today in support of their new record OF Tape Vol. 2. Each show will feature a screening of Odd Future’s new Adult Swim TV show “Loiter Squad” as well as Odd Future’s pop-up store which sells merchandise and other items sponsored by the group. The rap group featuring Tyler, […]


Joseph Marro Leaves Hellogoodbye

Joseph Marro (keyboard/guitar) has revealed that he is leaving Hellogoodbye and focusing more on his other band, The Early November. Please take a moment to read his statement and give UTG your thoughts on this situation by commenting. “Every once and a while I’ll read a post on Absolute Punk about The Early November or […]