Here at PV, we know that the weeks can fly by and the daily buzz can get lost in the shuffle of things. In an effort to keep you posted on the latest and greatest to hit our main page, we'll be bringing you a brand new segment, "PureVolume Week in Review." Every Saturday, we'll round up the top features and exclusive news stories of each week so that you won't have to miss a beat — even if you've skipped out on cyber-surfing one day. Our top stories from the week of July 16-20 are:
LIGHTS PV Q&A: We caught up with the Canadian electro-pop sensation about the evolution of her sound, the beauty of cross-genre music, and why it's so important to constantly be open to new inspiration. Plus hear her brand new cover of Talk Talk's "Living In Another World."
Green Day Unveil New Single "Oh Love": Following weeks of speculation and video teasers, the punk icons unleashed the first single from the band's forthcoming album ¡Uno!
Pierce The Veil Premiere "The First Punch": These San Diego alt-rockers premiered their fiery new track, "The First Punch," off their just-dropped new album Collide With the Sky, exclusively on PureVolume.
Lydia Premiere "Best Nights" Music Video: This new video from indie-rock duo Lydia depicts the odd serenity and release that can follow those nights you'd rather forget — and it does so in a beautiful, simplistic way.
Breathe Carolina PV Video Q&A: We caught up with the electro-pop duo about their first Warped Tour performance, how they piece together their setlist, their most powerful fan experience and more.
Owl City PV Q&A: Adam Young talks insomnia, dream journals, and The Midsummer Station in this exclusive PV Q&A. He also sounds off on the early stages of his smash duet with Carly Rae Jepsen, "Good Times."
Mayday Parade Video Q&A: Frontman Derek Sanders catches up with us on Warped Tour then and now, shares a humbling fan experience, and reveals the band's plans to start work on a new album in early 2013.
O'Brother Premiere "Poison" Acoustic Video: Frontman Tanner Merritt takes over an abandoned [and haunted] swimming pool in this chilling acoustic video for "Poison."
The Canvas Waiting Premiere New Order Cover: This Austin-based quartet give New Order a stripped-down, indie rock makeover — and you a free song download — with their rendition of "Bizarre Love Triangle."
Flea Releases Solo EP For Charity: The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Atoms for Peace bassist gets in touch with his arty side with his new EP benefiting the Silverlake Conservatory of Music.