THE PINEAPPLE THIEF TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “MAGNOLIA” THIS SEPTEMBER 10th studio album out September 16 via Kscope ENGLAND – The Pineapple Thief has announced details of its new album, Magnolia, due for release in North America on September 16 via Kscope. Magnolia follows acclaimed 2012 album, All The Wars, and marks an important turning point for the band, as… [Continue Reading]

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Breeze: An Appreciation of J.J.Cale Eric Clapton & Friends Bushbranch/Surfdog, 2014 The name J.J. Cale may not ring any bells to you folks who listen to music without thinking about the details too much, but if you’ve watched a movie, listened to FM radio or turned on a TV anytime since 1973, you most likely… [Continue Reading]

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Maggie Anderson Maggie Anderson Independent Release, 2014 This self-titled, three song EP of lighter than air indie-folk comes from Northern Virginia’s Maggie Anderson; a bright-eyed young woman who is tackling life and all its complicated emotions head-on, more or less. “It’s All Pretend” wrestles with love on its last legs. No longer having the energy… [Continue Reading]

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Jack White Lazaretto Third Man, 2014  Jack White likes to keep busy and this release was much ballyhooed from the start. There’s a full band here, nothing new to be sure, but the robust line-up can often feel like it’s competing for attention on songs. With opening track “Three Women,” White shares writing credit with… [Continue Reading]

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ENGINEERS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “ALWAYS RETURNING” ON SEPTEMBER 16 VIA KSCOPE Teaser video featuring track snippets posted on YouTube ENGLAND - Engineers will release its upcoming fourth studio album, Always Returning, on September 16 via Kscope. The band has unveiled a teaser video containing snippets of the tracks “Fight or Flight,” “Searched for Answers” and “Always… [Continue Reading]

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Hypnotic Eye Reprise/Warner Bros., 2014 I’m not sure who Tom Petty thinks he is, but four decades on, having played alongside rocks musics luminaries, become a radio standard and regularly camping out on the top forty charts like he owns them; well, here at this point the last thing you… [Continue Reading]

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Riseback: Rising by William Telltaltale It takes a lot to blow me away musically. A band has to have all of a list of things in order to really leave me awe struck. They are exceptional musical talent, well written and meaningful lyrics, a powerful rhythm section where the bass plays with the drums and… [Continue Reading]

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Traces Deborah Henriksson Independent Release, 2014 American born Deborah Henriksson now resides in Sweden. This collection of songs feels like an unhurried ramble through some European cities with some interesting stops along the way. “Trains” could well be at home country-folk albums past or present and feels comforting in the timeless themes she calls up.… [Continue Reading]

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Ministry Last Tangle in Paris Planet UDR Records, 2014 There’s three discs here. Tres. Trois. One DVD documenting live and behind the scenes footage of the band on the 2012 DeFiBrilLaTouR, and two live audio retrospective CD’s from 2006 to 2012. Nothing about this collection is subtle, thankfully. It squonks, squeals and feels as though… [Continue Reading]

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Rudi Protrudi Unfuzzed Hound Gawd! Records , 2014 I’ve been listening to this release, “Unfuzzed,” more than I usually listen to new music. It’s fun, familiar and fresh at the same time. And if you’re wondering what I mean by the opening sentence, I get sent so much new music each week, it’d make your… [Continue Reading]

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LAMB OF GOD’s Chris Adler Announces Partnership with Big Whisky Grill in Richmond, VA – Opening Soon!  Big Whisky Grill is Set to Feature a Selection of Over 2000 Spirits, 150 Craft Beers, a 200-Bottle Wine Selection & a High-End Cigar Room  NEW in Richmond - Featuring Two Fully Functioning Kitchens to Accommodate for Allergy/Dietary Restrictions/Needs… [Continue Reading]

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“Melt Into Nothing” is ENSEMBLE ECONOMQIUE‘s most lucid seance to date. The prolific Humboldt County musician has stripped layers off of his trademark haze but retained the beautiful desolation that’s earned him a rabid fanbase. The solo project of former Starving Weirdos member Brian Pyle, Ensemble Economique has crossed a land bridge from apocryphal world music… [Continue Reading]

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THE EYE OF TIME is the Solo-Project of French musician Marc Euvrie. Euvrie’s musical development is deeply connected with the French DIY punk and hardcore scene, though he has been classically trained as well. He started to play piano being 9 years old, composed his first pieces with 15 and studied cello at the conservatoire after… [Continue Reading]

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AUSTRALIAN BAND’S ACCLAIMED FIRST ALBUM ATLAS SET TO DEBUT IN THE U.S. THIS SUMMER     (New York, NY; Columbia Records; June 23, 2014) – Australian indie-house trio RÜFÜS DU SOL has released a new EP in the U.S. The ‘Sundream’ EP is available today HERE and also includes the track ‘Tonight,’ plus two brand new exclusive remixes of ‘Sundream’ by LA… [Continue Reading]

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MATTHEW COLLINGS is a Scotland-based composer. Not only being a solo recording and live artist, he collaborates regularly with artists from all kinds of fields including musicians (e.g. Dag Rosenqvist from JASPER TX and Denovali label mate TALVIHORROS), dancers and filmmakers. He’s responsible for several installations using custom-made software, which have been exhibited at Burning Man… [Continue Reading]

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The Summer Nationals Tour at The Port in Cape Canaveral!SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 2014 GATES FROM 3:00 PM-11:00 PM Ticketmaster link: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/22004CA972865499 ***Please see further information regarding tickets, VIP and band information below*** LOS ANGELES, CA – In 1994, Epitaph Records sponsored Summer Nationals, selling out three days at the Hollywood Palladium.  The rising tide of… [Continue Reading]

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Young Rising Sons “King of the World” Challengers to the Throne: Young Rising Sons Celebrate Interscope Signing with Release of “King of the World” Single and August Tour Dates Newest buzz band from Dirty Canvas Music still riding social media wave of hit single “High” WATCH THE LYRIC VIDEO FOR “KING OF THE WORLD” “New Jersey’s Young… [Continue Reading]

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ASTRALWERKS WELCOMES GRAMMY-NOMINATED DIRTY SOUTH TO ITS ROSTER     NEW SINGLE “UNBREAKABLE” COMING IN AUGUST NEW ALBUM AND SHORT FILM SLATED FOR RELEASE LATER THIS YEAR ON TOUR NOW INCLUDING FESTIVAL APPEARANCES:  CREAMFIELDS (UK), TOMORROWLANDS (BELGIUM) DANCE VALLEY (HOLLAND) USHUAIA (IBIZA), AND ELECTRIC ZOO (NYC) Full list of tour dates below Astralwerks Records welcomes globally… [Continue Reading]

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Reason to celebrate!   Our label Full Time Hobby is turning 10 this year. We love Full Time Hobby for their passion and dedication to putting out good music. As the title of their new compilation LP ‘What the Hell Are you Doing?’ suggests, it isn’t always easy trying to make a success out of… [Continue Reading]

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DOYLE Announces Month-Long “Annihilate America Tour”, Kicking Off on August 15, 2014!  Tickets Available Now via www.OfficialDoyle.com       DOYLE (Band) is: DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN: Guitar ALEX WOLFMAN STORY: Vocals DR.CHUD: Drums LEFT HAND GRAHAM: Bass   Pledge Music Campaign for 2nd Tour Leg Coming Soon!  For the past few years, heavy music fans have been… [Continue Reading]

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The Instigation No Way Out Independent Release, 2014 There are four songs on this here 7 inch/digital release and I will tell you what, it’s near friggin’ perfect. I get sent a lot of new music and even the stuff I like sort of ends up pushed aside. But the title track, “No Way Out,”… [Continue Reading]

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North Carolina Power Metal Band, Overlord SR In the early 80′s, Overlord SR (Then known simply as Overlorde) became the first metal band in the state of North Carolina to be signed. They quickly were put onto the Metal Massacre VI compilation album, with their song, Keeper of the Flame. They gained notoriety from that… [Continue Reading]

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Virginia Stoner Rockers PILLBUSTER to Release New EP “Brothel” on August 19, 2014 via Stonerkill Records     “If you like bands like Clutch and Down, you’ll love the riff-heavy destruction of PILLBUSTER.” – Stabcast.com VA Beach hard rockers PILLBUSTER will release their brand new EP, Brothel, on August 19, 2014 via Stonerkill Records. A new single, entitled ‘Hateburn’ will be released via iTunes, Amazon, CD… [Continue Reading]

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Anti-Mortem New Southern Nuclear Blast Entertainment, 2014 Heavy metal as of late, has become an endless string of unmemorable, cliched, boring as shit, trite gorilla growled, nameless and faceless hacks, who couldn’t write a memorable riff, let alone song, to save their sorry, muted E chuffing selves. So imagine my surprise to hear a metal/hard… [Continue Reading]

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Drive-by Truckers English Oceans ATO Records, 2013 If you don’t know and to need them summed up in a soundbite, The Drive-By Truckers sound like The Rolling Stones when they get an itch to play country flavored tunes. This said, they also have their own unique voice and write some of the most memorable songs… [Continue Reading]

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MINDCAGE Enters Mixing Stage with Legendary Producer Michael Wagener at Acclaimed WireWorld Studio   Hitting Digital Stores this Summer via AetherWax  Classic progressive metal fusion band MINDCAGE have entered the mixing stages on the upcoming special edition of Our Own Devices with triple-platinum and legendary producer Michael Wagener (Ozzy Osbourne, Accept, Megadeth, Alice Cooper,Helloween) at his acclaimed WireWorld Studio just outside of… [Continue Reading]

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NYC’s Grimiest Underground Metal Band DOOMSDAY MOURNING Releases New Single ‘Perception Management’ feat. Jayden Panesso of SYLAR New Album “Negligent Acts of Calculated Recklessness” Out Now     Ranked in the Top 10 CMJ charts   Ranked in Top 10 Most Requested Bands on WSOU (89.5 FM/NJ) New York’s grimiest underground metal band, DOOMSDAY MOURNING, is… [Continue Reading]

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ANTHRAX TO RELEASE “CHILE ON HELL” LIVE DVD Get ready to mosh in the privacy of your own home, because multiple Grammy-nominated, Platinum-selling thrash masters ANTHRAX have announced the release of “Chile On Hell,” a live-in-concert DVD that is set for a September 16, 2014 release. ”Chile On Hell” was filmed at the Teatro Caupolican in Santiago, Chile on May… [Continue Reading]

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BAY AREA EMCEE, BOBO NORCO, DROPS NEW VIDEO   Twenty-Four Models Share Bobo Norco in Sexy New Video; “Break Your Heart”  SANTA ROSA, CA – The Bay Area’s own BoBo Norco is poised to make a splash on the music scene in 2014. His “music without borders” approach to creating original content is starting to… [Continue Reading]

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MINISTRY TO RELEASE LIVE DOUBLE CD/DVD, “LAST TANGLE IN PARIS” 2012 “DeFiBriLaTour” To Be Final Live Ministry Release  Ministry, the legendary, six-timeGrammy-nominated, explosive and highly unpredictable band that brought industrial dance-metal music to the mainstream, will release “Last Tangle in Paris,” a CD/DVD package that documents the band’s 2012 “DeFiBriLaTour,” featuring live performances, in-studio, rehearsal… [Continue Reading]

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