Welcome to our PV Week In Review, where we take a look back at the top features and content to hit our main page Monday-Friday. This week saw interviews with pop-punk favorites and iconic alt-rockers making a comeback, full album streams and exlclusive giveaways, live videos and an opportunity that puts you in the shoes of a music blogger, and much more. Ready for next week? Make sure you're caught up with our top stories from October 8-12 first!
All Time Low's Alex Gaskarth Takes the PV Q&A: In celebration of their new album, Don't Panic, which dropped October 9, we caught up with frontman Alex Gaskarth to talk about staying calm, collaborating with friends, and continuing to evolve. Accompanying the video, you can also spin three tracks off the new album.
Exclusive Live Videos from Coheed and Cambria's Fingerprints Event: Last week, Coheed and Cambria took to LA's Fingerprints for a special, in-store acoustic session. The occasion? The release of their new album, The Afterman: Ascension. We caught their acoustic rendition of the album's title-track, as well as some behind-the-scenes footage, so don't miss your chance to check it out.
That's Outrageous! Premiere New Album Psycho + Offer Exclusive Giveaway: Want to hear Thats Outrageous' new album before it drops October 16? We're doing that and offering one better! Accompanying this album's premiere, we've teamed up with the band to give away a slew of meet & greet passes, concert tickets, and exclusive band merch.
Ask For All Those Sleeping Anything for PV Fan Q&A: We've teamed up with For All Those Sleeping to host yet antoher PV Fan Q&A, and we're asking you to send us your best questions for the band. Make sure to send them in before Monday [October 15] though, as that's when we're bringing the band into our studios to conduct the interview!
Further Seems Forever's Chris Carrabba Takes the PV Q&A: After years apart, these alt-rockers have reunited with original vocalist Chris Carrabba [of Dashboard Confessional fame] for their first album together since 2001, Penny Black. In this exclusive interview, we caught up with Carrabba about the band's past and future, and why this project will always have a place in his heart.
The Wombats Premiere PV Sessions + Video Interview: This UK trio have been garnering attention for their new single, "Jump Into The Fog," and after hearing it live and acoustic, we can join the praise chorus. That's not all they treated us to for this exclusive PV Session, though. They also performed "Tokyo (Vampires and Wolves)" and sat down with us for a video interview.
Culture Collide 2012 Coverage: The music, the people, the dogs, the 'staches — yes, you heard us — Culture Collide made a bang when it exploded into LA October 4-7. Couldn't make it out? Get yourself caught up on the craziness with our exclusive photo galleries.
Boys Noize Takes the PV Video Q&A: In this exclusive interview, Berlin-based producer Alex Ridha, who goes by the moniker of Boys Noize, sits down to talk about his new album, EDM, collaborating with Snoop Dogg, and more.
The Cringe Stream New Album Hidden In Plain Sight + Offer Exclusive Giveaway: Not only did these NYC grunge-rockers premiere their brand new album with us, they also gave five lucky fans the chance to win a copy on signed vinyl. And while the contest wrapped yesterday [October 12], that album stream is still fair game!
Hawthorne Heights Share Exclusive UK Tour Blog: Bummed you can't make it out to Hawthorne Heights' current UK tour? Worry no more. The band have put together an exclusive tour blog for us, including photos and stories from their travels, so you'll feel like you're right there on the road with them. And if it helps at all, they'll be hitting the US next!
That's Outrageous! Unveil PV Exclusive Tour Announcement + Premiere New Song: We're excited to present That's Outrageous!'s upcoming fall tour, which comes in support of their new album, Psycho. And since no tour unveiling is complete without some tunes to accompany it, we also premiered their killer new track, "Pretty Little Liars."
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Coverage: San Francisco was infiltrated with talent last weekend [October 5-7] when Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival rolled into town. We're talking acts like Conor Oberst, Jenny Lewis, Chris Carrabba, the Head and the Heart, and more. We have a slew of exclusive photo galleries loaded with live shots, so make sure to check them out.
The Atlantic Premiere New Song "Take Care" + Offer Free MP3: This Chicago based duo have joined forces to shake up the world of rock and post-hardcore with their new single, "Take Care." If you recognize their style, though, you know your music. Vocalist Jessica Ess recently contributed vocals to Sleeping With Sirens' new acoustic EP and guitarist David Newton is formerly of the pop/rock band the Best Week Ever.
This Week's News In Brief: Underoath announce Farewell Tour dates and details, Anberlin stream new album Vital, Coheed and Cambria stream new album The Afterman: Ascension, and Sleeping With Sirens release "Roger Rabbit" music video.
See last week's list