Bay Area Thrash Legends EXODUS Announce Upcoming ROCK ON THE RANGE 2014 Performance   EXODUS Promises to Bring True, Blistering Heavy Metal to Columbus, OH on May 17, 2014   America’s premier rock festival, ROCK ON THE RANGE, will bring the likes of Guns N’ Roses, Avenged Sevenfold, Kid Rockand many more to Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH on May… [Continue Reading]

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The 2014 Wanee Festival April 10-12 Spirt of Suwanee State Park, Live Oak, Florida The Allman Brothers Band, Blues Traveller, Gov’t Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dumpstaphunk, Blind Boys of Alabama, Pink Talking Fish, The Yeti Trio, Futurebirds, Jaimoes Jassz Band, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Hot Tuna Electric, Royal Southern Brotherhood,… [Continue Reading]

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KATY PERRY – THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR MASSIVE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR TO KICK OFF JUNE 22 OPENING ACTS: CAPITAL CITIES, KACEY MUSGRAVES AND TEGAN AND SARA   Photo Credit: Jake Bailey January 15, 2014, NEW YORK-International superstar, Katy Perry, will kick off the North American leg of her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR on June 22nd in Raleigh, North Carolina. … [Continue Reading]

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  MORRISSEY TO EMBARK ON U.S. CONCERT TOUR MAY 7 IN SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA INCLUDING PERFORMANCES AT THEATERS, OPERA HOUSES, CONCERT HALLS AND ARENAS   ARTIST’S FIRST NEW ALBUM IN FIVE YEARS TO BE RELEASED LATER IN 2014   Globally-renowned recording and performing artist Morrissey will embark on an extensive U.S. Tour on May 7 in San Jose at the… [Continue Reading]

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This is an exceptional funny, tears streaming down your face read!  Here’s an Exerpt:  On the band name Anorexic Cannibals:  ”I’m wondering if this is a self control, strong willed thing, or if this tribe suddenly went vegan without fulling realizing the implications of doing so?”  On the band Pig Rectum:  ”I’m not sure if the name… [Continue Reading]

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MOTÖRHEAD to Perform at COACHELLA 2014 on Sunday, April 13th and Sunday, April 20th   The world’s biggest and baddest Rock and Roll band of all time comes to COACHELLA in 2014!  MOTÖRHEAD is excited and getting ready to go back out on the road!     MOTÖRHEAD’s new album Aftershock can be ordered now in Limited Edition Digipack… [Continue Reading]

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“This Is Your Life” Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Ronnie James Dio Covers of his Greatest Songs from Rainbow, Black Sabbath, and Dio Available April 1, 2014 via Rhino   Featuring Newly Recorded Tracks From Anthrax, Halestorm, Rob Halford, Metallica, Scorpions, Corey Taylor, Tenacious D and More – To Benefit The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up… [Continue Reading]

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Kari Rueslåtten Time To Tell Despotz Records, 2014 Norwegian import Kari Rueslåtten is an interesting mixed musical bag, thankfully.  This is a solo album, where she steps away from her doom/art metal project The 3rd and the Mortal.  And this is an eerily beautiful album for everyone in the mood for something distant and melancholy.… [Continue Reading]

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ABJECT! TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “UGLY ON THE INSIDE” THIS MONTH ON DEAD CITY RECORDS Sophomore full-length out March 25 NEW YORK, NY – N.Y. hardcore punk act, ABJECT!, will release Ugly on the Inside on March 25 via Dead City Records, available through the Dead City webstore and iTunes.   Ugly on the Inside, the band’s sophomore full-length… [Continue Reading]

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Swedish Chuck Norris Experiment releases their 6:th studio album on March 26. View this email in your browser Pre-order the limited C.N.E “Right Between The Eyes”packages! Release on march 26, 2014 The new Chuck Norris Experiment album “Right Between The Eyes” will be released by Swedish label Transubstans Records on March 26, 2014 and now you get the chance to pre-order the… [Continue Reading]

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Interview with The Yeti Trio: These Monsters Speak Interview w/M. Alberto Rivera  The Yeti Trio is self described as “frightening fusion improv” and this is an accurate yet vague hinting at what it is they do. Pianist Brooks Smith, guitarist Vaylor Trucks, and drummer Eric Sanders, combine their considerable musical abilities and produce far-out electric… [Continue Reading]

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The Radio Reds Live at The Pinhook Independent Release, 2014 The Radio Reds have officially called it a day, but I’m certain this will not be the last we hear from them.  This is a live recording of a show, and the audio is a bit uneven but listenable.  The band turns in a praiseworthy… [Continue Reading]

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BIPOLAR SUNSHINE HEADING TO SXSW FOLLOWING FIVE-NIGHT RUN AT BRIXTON ACADEMY AND UK TOURS WITH PHOENIX AND RUDIMENTAL  DROWNING BUTTERFLIES EP CONTINUING TO GAIN MOMENTUM   “Adio Marchant a.k.a Bipolar Sunshine is an artist with a soulful, vulnerable and euphoric voice and with his debut album nearing completion he’s tipped for success.” – Spotify   LOS ANGELES, CA — Bipolar Sunshine has joined the ranks of… [Continue Reading]

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PARADE OF LIGHTS ANNOUNCE NEW TOUR DATES WITH X AMBASSADORS IN APRIL    FOLLOWING JANUARY HEADLINE SHOWS, FEBRUARY TOUR WITH ROYAL TEETH AND CHAPPO, AND THE BAND’S FIRST-EVER SXSW FESTIVAL PLAYS IN MARCH (DATES LISTED IN FULL BELOW)  ”GOLDEN” NEW TRACK OUT NOW: FEATURED IN  NBC’S SOCHI OLYMPICS AD CAMPAIGN   “Golden” on iTunes Stream /… [Continue Reading]

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Sunshine Riot A Fresh Bottle & A Brand New Day Independent Release, 2013 Boston’s Sunshine Riot may fit the cowpunk mold, but there’s more to this quartet than alt-country.  Starting off strong with “Norfolk County Jail,” the band declares themselves as rough and tumble as they come. “Cotton Fevour”  and “Old Soul Blues,” are back… [Continue Reading]

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5 SECONDS OF SUMMER INSTANTLY SELLS OUT FIRST-EVER NORTH AMERICAN TOUR, ANNOUNCES WORLDWIDE TOUR WITH ONE DIRECTION     LOS ANGELES, CA — There’s just no stopping 5 Seconds of Summer. Upon hitting Number 1 on the iTunes Album chart in 42 countries with a single announcement, the quartet sold out their entire North American tour in a mere five minutes.… [Continue Reading]

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA SIGNS WITH DESPOTZ RECORDS New album due out August 2014   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Swedish hard rock/heavy metal outfit, Crucified Barbara, has signed a recording and publishing deal with Sweden’s, Despotz Records. The band is currently in the studio working on its fourth studio album, the follow-up to 2012′s, The Midnight Chase, due out this August. “The signing… [Continue Reading]

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The 2014 Wanee Festival April 10-12 Spirt of Suwanee State Park, Live Oak, Florida The Wanee Music Festival is now in its tenth year and shows no signs of slowing down.  Held in bucolic Live Oak, Florida,  this year there’s three days of exceptional live music on tap. And should you purchase a ticket to… [Continue Reading]

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UK/BASQUE-INFLUENCED CRYSTAL FIGHTERS DELIVER “LOVE NATURAL” REMIXES PT.2! + ANNOUNCE SASQUATCH, PLUS STRING OF US TOUR DATES!   LISTEN VIA DJ MAG PREMIERE: www.djmag.com/node/44217 POST “LOVE NATURAL (REXMIES)”: https://soundcloud.com/crystalfighters/sets/love-naturalremixes Crystal Fighters “…continues to transcend musical barriers” as JAY-Z’s LIFE + TIMES first described the UK-based / Basque-influenced electronic-folk inspired sophomore album CAVE RAVE with their diverse remix EPs, which resumes now… [Continue Reading]

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DEX ROMWEBER DUO TO RELEASE IMAGES 13 ON MARCH 18   *EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF LEAD SINGLE “ROLL ON” LAUNCHED BY POPMATTERS  *TOUR DATES JUST ADDED WITH REVEREND PEYTON’S BIG DAMN BAND AND DOM FLEMONS OF CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS “Dex Romweber was and is a huge influence on my music. I owned all of his records as… [Continue Reading]

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Randy Chapman Cursed  reviewed by William Telltale Its not very often when you have one person who can go into a studio and knock out an album with 13 well produced songs, playing all guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, writing everything, and singing. But, Central Florida guitar icon, Randy Chapman has done just that…Several times in fact. His… [Continue Reading]

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John Fogerty Wrote a Song For Everyone Vanguard, 2013 John Fogerty is at the helm of his own sort of tribute/duets CD, and for many artists this sort of control could spell certain disaster.  Here he’s corralled artists as varied as The Foo Fighters to Brad Paisely,and Alan Jackson to help put a new spin… [Continue Reading]

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  Bearstronaut Bearstronaut set to play SXSW March 2014 Band to watch for – Boston’s electro pop quartet Bearstronaut play SXSW March 2014 Whether on stage or on record, the Boston-based electronic-pop quartet has made a name in their hometown for sparking instant dance parties. Despite their Northeast origins, Bearstronaut has been dubbed “tank-top pop” due… [Continue Reading]

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NEW ALBUM HEARTS ON FIRE 3 – 11 - 14 We are so excited to announce that we will be releasing a BRAND NEW ALBUM with 11 NEW SONGS on March 11, 2013! Pre-Order HEARTS ON FIRE at iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/hearts-on-fire/id794660983 Watch the Music Video for “Morning Light” on YouTube: http://youtu.be/OvDk7OtyP6Q HEARTS ON FIRE 2014 TOUR DATES:  March 14… [Continue Reading]

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Jitterbug Vipers Heady Swingadelic Bliss from Austin, TX LATEST ALBUM PHOEBE’S DREAM OUT NOW Showcasing at Austin’s Own SXSW Festival, March 2014 Sly, relaxed single “Stuff It” available for free download HERE Feature on NPR’s Song Travels with Michael Feinstein Airs Nationwide January 21, 2014 The Jitterbug Vipers specialize in a cult jazz offshoot called “viper jazz,” a screeching U-Turn back… [Continue Reading]

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Southern Culture on the Skids w/ The Woolly Bushmen February,20; The Social Orlando, Florida It‘s cold everywhere but Florida, so you know Southern Culture on the Skids was thinking ahead when they planned this tour. SCOTS well timed their escape from the cold currently gripping the Southeast and have teamed up with Florida’s own garage… [Continue Reading]

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  KARI RUESLATTEN TO RELEASE “TIME TO TELL” IN MARCH March 7   NORWAY – Kari Rueslåtten, founding member of the progressive doom metal band The 3rd and the Mortal, has announced a March 7, 2014 release date for Time to Tell, her fifth solo album, and first in eight years, via Despotz Records. Time to Tell can be pre-ordered… [Continue Reading]

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Gabby Young & Other AnimalsBRINGING 1920’S JAZZY SWING TO SXSW The Vaudevillian troupe Gabby Young & Other Animals are bringing their signature antique swing to this year’s SXSW Music Conference in Austin, TX. Hailing from Bath, England, this rambunctious starlet was a classically trained vocalist, en course to become a bombastic opera singer until the devious melodies… [Continue Reading]

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Haunted America White on White​/​Hurt My Baby Mama Coco’s Funky Kitchen This here two song download for one, 1, dolla, I mean , dollar, is what call in the bid’ness world, a bargain. This Band, Haunted America, seems to be some sort of soulful white boy garage act, and there ain’t no nothing wrong with… [Continue Reading]

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What, Really? What, Really? EP Independent Release, 2013 From Bologna, Italy, comes this great band, accurately self-described as a power pop with a few surprises up their sleeve. Tempering their nervy dance floor ready songs with bits of shoe gaze, these songs are catchy and the perfect length for an ADD world. “Ophelia (Among the… [Continue Reading]

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The Yeti Trio: These Monsters Speak For Themselves

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Travel to the Unknown: Interview with Adam Zwig Adam Zwig performs breezy indie-folk which will make you feel familiar and at ease. These are stark … [Read More...]

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