The Amity Affliction have been chosen as one of Alternative Press's 100 Bands You Need To Know In 2012, receiving a full-page feature in the magazine's latest issue. (Click "Show Media" to see it.) Inside, frontman Joel Birch says, "I don't think there's a lot of sincerity in music right now, especially in the group of bands that we're lumped in with."

The group will be launching a U.S. tour with Trivium in March; click here to find a show near you! Says Birch in AP, "Every night I'm always going to give 100 percent, and it's the same for every member of this band."

The Amity Affliction's latest album, Youngbloods, is on sale for just $3.99 at all Newbury Comics locations and on; click here to get it!