The English horror-punk band Creeper are about to take over the US with a smattering of east coast dates and music festivals before hoping back across The Pond to dominate Europe for the rest of the year. Here they chat with me briefly on the APMA red carpet.
Against the Current have released their new video for “Young & Relentless.”
A new video interview with Acceptance can be found on YouTube.
The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Apple has bought the rights to “Carpool Karaoke” and will be releasing episodes exclusively on Apple Music:
The viral segment that broke out on the Late Late Show With James Corden is being turned into its own series, which will air first exclusively for subscribers to Apple’s music streaming app.
Carpool Karaoke, which will be produced by CBS Television Studios and Fulwell 73, the production company of Late Late Show executive producer Ben Winston, will expand on the segment’s format with celebrity guests who sing along to their favorite songs and surprise fans during their ride. The host of the series is expected to be announced at a later date; Corden is not expected to take the wheel.
Neck Deep are a pop-punk band from Wales who have a deep history with the APMAs. Lead singer Ben Barlow played with A Day to Remember at the 2014 awards and the band played this this year as well. I spoke with the band briefly on the red carpet and you can find that interview below.
The Bouncing Souls’ new album, Simplicity, can be streamed below.
This Wild Life have shared a live video for their new song “Break Down.” Pre-orders of the new album will come with an instant download of the track.
Owen’s new album, The King of Whys, can be streamed over at Spin.
Anthony Green’s new single “From What I Understand” can be heard below.
Prophets of Rage performed on Kimmel last night. Video of the performance can be found below.
Austin Carlile from Of Mice & Men spoke with Christina O’Neill at Team Rock about how he was “clinically dead for three hours” during heart surgery:
It was one of the hardest things I’ve ever gone through. It’s hard to go through something like that that’s dangerous in general, and just to not know if you’re gonna be there, four, five or six hours later. When I had my heart surgery, my heart was stopped.
“They put my head in a whole thing of ice, to stop your brain activity, you’re dead. I was clinically dead for three hours while they did the procedure.
Street artist Mathieu Tremblin has been painting over graffiti tags to make them more legible.
Blink-182 performed “Cynical” for the first time during their San Diego show over the weekend. You can find the fan-shot footage below.
Capsize’s new album, A Reintroduction: The Essence Of All That Surrounds Me, can be streamed below.
The Color Morale continue their rise in the scene with a packed stage every night on Warped Tour and will be releasing their new album Desolate Devine on August 19th. I was able to they chat briefly with the band on the APMA red carpet. Lead singer, Garret Rapp helped present the Artist Philanthropic Award, which was given to one of Rapp’s favorite groups, Heartsupport.
A previously unreleased Lana Del Rey song called “Super Movie” has appeared online.
Dinosaur Jr. have released their new song “Going Down” on Spotify and Apple Music.
Mat Kerekes, the frontman of Citizen, will release his first solo album, Luna & The Wild Blue Everything, on August 26th. The first single “The Clubs/The People’s Attention” is now up for stream.
Ryan Adams performed “Oh My Sweet Carolina” on Colbert last night.
The Vitamin String Quartet recently covered Blink-182’s “Bored to Death.”