Archive for August 30th, 2012

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Nas Premieres “Bye Baby” Video

Nas has released his official video for “Bye Baby.” The latest single to get a promotional push off Life Is Good, “Bye Baby” continues to be a track we cannot get off our minds. In the video Nasir reenacts some of the scenes that took place during his difficult breakup from his ex-wife Kelis, including […]

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Lil Wayne Delays “Dedication 4” Yet Again

Ok. I think I am officially past giving a shit about Lil Wayne’s rap career, or at least caring enough to pay attention to his schedule of releases. After delaying the original release date of Dedication 4 based on claims he wanted to give 2 Chainz’s debut album release center stage, the “Lollipop” rapper has […]

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STREAM: Peace’d Out – “White Pyramid”

A few days ago, absolutepunk.net gave you the opportunity to listen to a brand new song from a semi-secretive project called Peace’d Out. “Secretive? Ooo, how… secretive!” Yes, it’s very secretive. That is unless you are a ap.net frequenter or a good Googler. We’ll spoil the surprise for you in the next sentence, so be […]

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Squid The Whale Announce Plans To Record

Michigan’s Squid The Whale revealed earlier this evening that they will soon enter the studio to work on a follow-up to their highly praised New War EP. The announcement was made on Twitter first to Absolutepunk, then again to fans at large. You can view a screenshot of the band’s original Tweet to fans below: […]

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Veil Of Maya, The Contortionist And More Announce Canadian Eclipse Tour

Veil Of Maya have announced that they will be heading out on the Canadian Eclipse Tour, this October, with direct support from The Contortionist and Your Memorial. VOM will be playing these shows in support of their latest release, Eclipse, through Sumerian Records. Please check out the dates for this run and let UTG know […]

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He Is We Announce New Vocalist, Comment On Rachel Taylor’s Departure

He Is We have announced Stevie Scott as the full time replacement for former vocalist Rachel Taylor. In a letter released to fans and press, Scott and guitarist/songwriter Trevor Kelly commented on He Is We’s recent changes: “Rachel is hands down one of the most talented individuals I know and have ever had the pleasure […]

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Legendary Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty Dead, Apparent Suicide

Some sad news has come through today regarding Chris Lighty, long-time manager of 50 Cent, P Diddy, and Mariah Carey. This afternoon, the hip-hop mogul was found dead in his home following what appears to be suicide. Known for his soft-spoken nature and lucrative business record, it came as a surprise to friends and acquaintances of the man to […]

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Deftones Announce New Album, US Tour

Alternative Rock icons, Deftones, have announced that they will be releasing their seventh studio album, Koi No Yokan, on November 13. The album was produced by long-time rock producer, Nick Raskulinecz, who has worked with the likes of Rush and Foo Fighters. Koi No Yokan will be Deftones’ follow-up to 2010’s Diamond Eyes. Check out […]

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Villagers Stream New Single, “The Waves”

Conor J. O’Brien fronted Irish indie outfit, Villagers, are streaming a brand new single following up their outstanding 2010 debut, Becoming a Jackal. “The Waves” is quite the departure from their previous effort, incorporating electronics, but it still holds their recognizable sound, leaving us eager to get more from their forthcoming album. You can stream […]

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Landscapes Announce Co-Headlining Tour

The UK-based hardcore group Landscapes have announced a co-headlining tour with Hildamay for this coming fall. Kicking off in mid October the two bands will be hitting a number of spots throughout the UK and are expected to add more dates to those they have already revealed. For those unfamiliar with Landscapes, the band are […]

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STREAM: Mindset – Enough

Maryland hardcore group Mindset have released a brand new track titled “Enough” off of the band’s upcoming album Leave No Doubt. The song is released as part of a Maryland compilation called The Youth Are Getting Restless: Welcome to Maryland Vol. 1. The song is the last track off the compilation and is also available […]

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Michael Keaton to join RoboCop Remake

Deadline is reporting that Michael Keaton is taking over the role of the evil CEO from Hugh Laurie in Jose Padilha’s remake of Paul Verhoeven ‘s ultra-violent classic “RoboCop”. He will be joining a cast that already includes Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, and Joel Kinnaman as the titular robotic police officer. This news is […]