Sarantos Not Where I Want to Be Independent Release, 2014 by Cathal Cart Sarantos is a Chicago based indie artist who writes hopeful, heart-felt pop, intent on sussing out his emotions. “Not Where I Want to Be” reflects on getting older and making sense of times inevtabe passage. “A Sunny Day” is a faux disco… [Continue Reading]


Exodus Blood In, Blood Out Nuclear Blast, 2014 Exodus is one of those bands who never truly got their due or were fully appreciated. For a lot of people, Exodus was an interesting footnote as Kirk Hammet’s band before joining the band he’s now better known for. But Exodus have fared the years and arrived at… [Continue Reading]

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Arms and Sleepers announce their upcoming European Tour for November in support of their new album “Swim Team”. The release date of “Swim Team” is set now for November 7th, 2014. Arms and Sleepers live: 05 Nov :: London, UK :: Cargo 06 Nov :: Manchester, UK :: Eagle Inn 08 Nov :: Coventry, UK :: The Tin 12… [Continue Reading]

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The Rawtones Off the Grid Independent Release Time was when punk rock was a scary thing. The good people of the world were worried what they might do if Junior came home with a weird, shaved haircut, dyed some unnatural color, and carrying on about anarchy. Clearly it meant they had failed as parents or… [Continue Reading]

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ALL 14 OF THE INCREDIBLE BURGER x LIGHT IN THE ATTIC CASSETTE COLLABORATIONS AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW AT BURGER RECORDS!!! All quantities for all titles are extremely limited so act fast or forever hold yer peace!!! Built To Spill – Ultimate Alternative Wavers (CASS) BUILT TO SPILL’S INCREDIBLE 1993 DEBUT ALBUM ON LTD. EDISH CASSETTE!!! ONLY… [Continue Reading]


ALICE COOPER “Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken” DVD – Out October 21, 2014 in North America via UDR Music      Small but fine record label ‘UDR- Home of Legends’ lives up to one’s name again with another new and hot signing and upcoming release of ALICE COOPER, a true icon, a great performer – simply … [Continue Reading]

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Scott Stapp (CREED) Guitarist ANDY WOOD Releases New Solo Double-Album “Caught Between the Truth and a Lie”   New 24-Track Acoustic/Electric Album Features Dark Ballads, Fusion Instrumentals and Bluegrass Influences     Knoxville, TN guitar guru ANDY WOOD may be recognized as the multi-talented lead guitarist for Scott Stapp (founding frontman of multi-platinum rockers Creed), but is charging out on… [Continue Reading]

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Immigrant Union Anyway Immigrant Union is an alt-folk/country act from Melbourne, Australia. Led by Dandy’s Warhol (and American tansplant) Brent de Boer, is at times reminiscent of classic bands like the Byrds, and other times more like more de Boer previous band. More to the point, Immigrant Union has made an album that’s hard not… [Continue Reading]


Punk-Infused Rockers THE AMSTERDAM RED LIGHT DISTRICT Release New Track “Time Flies” with Revolver Magazine   New Album “Gone For A While” Coming November 26, 2014         Lyon, France’s THE AMSTERDAM RED LIGHT DISTRICT (aka TARLD) will release their brand new record, Gone For A While, on November 26th via Red-Light Records. Today, the band announces their full… [Continue Reading]

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  TOTEM RELEASES NEW SINGLE “COUNTDOWN”   “Minimal electronic production isn’t uncommon these days, but the thing often lost in this type of production is a strong, immediate melody. Too often, these minimal productions are clicks and thumps, stabs and punches, and the core of what usually makes up a song is lost in favor of… [Continue Reading]


The Electric Mess House on Fire Sound Flat Records, 2014 Think of 1974 Lou Reed fronting The New York Dolls (plus a keyboard player)and they’ve all been awake for a week listening to the first 3 Kinks albums non-stop. That’s what The Electric Mess sound like. And thank God they do. This is like the coolest… [Continue Reading]


Luke Winslow-King Everlasting Arms Bloodshot Records, 2014 With this album, Luke Winslow-King sounds like a man who has locked himself far away from the reaches of the digital age. And going offline has done him some good. Almost as if he had a collection of obscure Southern 78′s and 45′s from 1919 to 1954 and… [Continue Reading]

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CISCANDRA NOSTALGHIA AND TYLER BATES COLLABORATE ON NEW SONG FOR UPCOMING KEANU REEVES FILM, “JOHN WICK” LOS ANGELES, CA (Thursday, October 9, 2014) — “Who You Talkin’ to Man?,” written and performed by composer Tyler Bates (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Californication”) and songwriter/artist Ciscandra Nostalghia (rising alt/rock band Nostalghia), will be featured in “John Wick,”… [Continue Reading]


Oakland’s MAJOR POWERS & THE LO-FI SYMPHONY have signed Break Up Records and musical mayhem is expected to ensue promptly hereafter. If you have yet to experience Major Powers and The Lo-Fi Symphony, you may do so here: and truly, you shall be richer for it.              


Irish Thrashers DEAD LABEL Announce New Album Details + U.S. Tour Kicks Off Friday, October 3rd!   New Album “Throne Of Bones” Coming Early 2015 – Produced by Michael Phelan and Chris Rakestraw (Danzig, Parkway Drive, Bring Me The Horizon)     “Modern metal is alive and well with DEAD LABEL.” - Joel McIver, Author / Editor… [Continue Reading]

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Funeral Kab Funeral Kab Independent Release, 2014 This feels in equal parts, Evil, wicked, mean and nasty. And I mean that in a good way. Punk, post punk (whatever the hell that is) and everything else as of late that plays hard and fast has become 1., too self absorbed in it’s own boring, trite… [Continue Reading]

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Dead Serios 30 Year Anniversary Show & Tribute CD Described stylistically as Frank Zappa-meets-Metallica while trapped inside Pee Wee’s Playhouse, the award-winning band Dead Serios first launched from Florida’s Space Coast in 1985. And after 30 years, the group continues to delight fans with its unique brand of irreverent, high-energy rock and roll. Dead Serios… [Continue Reading]

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Jim White Vs. The Packway Handle Band The Sawyer Sessions EP Yep Roc, 2014 Listening to Jim White feels like being in on a well kept secret. And it seems almost criminal. Sure, “Wordmule” got bandied out during the final season of Breaking Bad and critics love the man so full of contrary notions along… [Continue Reading]


Cole Washburn Traveler’s Moon Gravity Nashville, 2014 Cole Washburn writes and sings elegant, emotive, alternative country music. Washburn’s voice sounds and feels as comforting and familiar as your favorite well worn flannel shirt. Most of the songs on this EP reveal themselves in an unhurried and measured way, allowing the storytelling to come to light… [Continue Reading]


SAMANTHA CRAIN TO TOUR THIS FALL WITH FIRST AID KIT New Album for 2015 to Underscore The Challenges of Today’s Working Class American Woman “…she prompts plenty of comparisons to Joanna Newsom and Neil Young – but you’ve got to witness this tiny chanteuse deliver her punch of a punk alto live to truly grasp… [Continue Reading]

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Florida Institute of Technology Presents  2014 HOMECOMING CONCERT SOJA FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014 DOWNTOWN MELBOURNE, FLORIDA THIS FREE EVENT BEGINS AT 6:00 PM   Band information: Jacob Hemphill – Lead singer/Guitarist Bobby Lee – Bass Ryan Berty – Drums Kenneth Brownell – Percussion Patrick O’Shea – Keyboards Rafael Rodriguez – Trumpet Hellman Escorcia – Saxophone… [Continue Reading]


Alvin Harrison The 99 Independent Release, 2014 Alvin Harrison’s three song EP, The 99, is deceptive and much angrier than the sweet sounding melodies would initially lead you believe. Using Motown inspired soul as his jumping off point, Harrison is driven by the same righteous indignation that pushed Woody Guthrie, The Clash, Rage Against the… [Continue Reading]

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Danny John Trio Mr. Twister Resurgere Records, 2014 From Australian instrumental act Danny John Trio, comes a muscular serving of jazz tinged, metal-as-all-get-out, barn burner of a release. With odd time signatures and fluid playing, this album has more moves than a Bruce Lee highlights reel. With varied songwriting from guitarist and band namesake Danny… [Continue Reading]

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GRAMMY WINNING BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY MILLIKEN’S REEF Saturday, October 4, 2014 Doors are at 7:00 PM for this ALL AGES event! Ticketfly link: Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an American hip hop group from the Glenville section of Cleveland, Ohio. They are best known for their fast-paced rapping style and harmonizing vocals. In 1997, the group was awarded… [Continue Reading]

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The Scintilla Project (Featuring Saxon’s Biff Byford) The Hybrid “Scintilla”, a science fiction thriller, is set deep underground in the wilds of a former Soviet state where strange genetic experiments are taking place. A war weary mercenary is hired to lead a company scientist to the secret underground laboratory and with his team of mercenaries… [Continue Reading]


Incite Up In Hell   Previous1/2Next Phoenix, AZ natives and modern thrashers INCITE will release a brand new record, entitled Up In Hell, on September 2, 2014 via Minus HEAD Records. Furthering their status as a formidable and fresh force in heavy metal, Up In Hell was produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Matt Hyde (Deftones, Slayer, Hatebreed, Parkway Drive)… [Continue Reading]


  OASIS (WHAT’S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY?                                                                  CHASING THE SUN EDITION RELEASED SEPTEMBER 30 2014 ON BIG BROTHER RECORDINGS Liam Gallagher & Noel Gallagher –… [Continue Reading]


  Singer-Songwriter Larissa Tormey releases debut EP, Doors To Joy Larissa Tormey, a Russian born, Ireland based singer-songwriter, is releasing her debut EP, Doors to Joy, on September 1st with a full-length to follow later in the Fall. The adult-contemporary artist spent over a year crafting these meaningful, thought provoking songs that are sure to… [Continue Reading]

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Anthrax Chile on Hell Megaforce, 2014 Representing NYC, Anthrax is the sole East Coast band amongst the Big Four thrash acts. Joey Belladonna, the singer from the band’s classic era in the 80′s is back and in fine form. His voice shines and he clearly is relishing being back in the center of the storm.… [Continue Reading]

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