Slayer w/Suicidal Tendencies & Exodus Hard Rock Live Orlando Friday, November 21 Just looking at this show’s line up is daunting. If you don’t feel the need get your neck brace out at the mere mention of these three acts in the same place at once, well, something’s wrong. Exodus, Bay area thrash act with… [Continue Reading]

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Random Dander Second Cuming Independent Release, 2014 Random Dander are a psychedelic six piece with funky rhythms and attitude. They offer up a tight and dense double drum (percussion) rhythm section for the guitars to squall against manically. Vocalist Jackie Lee has husky, coarse cut vocals, giving a distinctive voice to the substantially revved up… [Continue Reading]

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First Aid Kit w/Samantha Crain The Beacham Theater, Orlando, FL November 4, 2014 From Oklahoma came opening act, Samantha Crain, back on tour with First Aid Kit. She had toured with the Swedish sisters two years earlier. Crain is a fantastic songwriter who keeps production on her CD’s stark and to the point, and she… [Continue Reading]

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The Tiger Club Mephisto Island Aeneid Recording Company, 2014 The Tiger Club have this record out, Mephisto Island, and you know it has to be available on vinyl somewhere, otherwise, it’d be simply criminal. Something so perfectly throw back and lovingly performed should be a staple for any hip young professional or couple’s brand new… [Continue Reading]

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Radioactive X Girlfriend Any Other Way Independent Release, 2014 Aside from having the most memorable band name to be uttered in a good long while, Radioactive X Girlfriend have managed to craft a muscular, yet lithe and light on its feet release full of synth fueled music. Indignant and energized, RXGF go for the grit,… [Continue Reading]

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The GTV’s SH-Bang Teen Sound Records, 2014 The GTV’s are low-down, sneaky, up to no damn good, and God love ‘em for it. This disc o’ wax is putting out some serious heaps of smoke as it spins on my turntable and my dilemma is: Do I stop playing it now and suffer, or do… [Continue Reading]

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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]

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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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BLOODSHOT RECORDS ANNOUNCES 20TH ANNIVERSARY COMPILATION, WHILE NO ONE WAS LOOKING   RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 18, 2014 ROLLING STONE COUNTRY PREMIERES BLITZEN TRAPPER’S COVER OF RYAN ADAMS’ “TO BE YOUNG (IS TO BE SAD, IS TO BE HIGH)”     (album artwork, designed by Markus Greiner. Download for use HERE)   While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years… [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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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: http://lofisymphony.com/webecamemonsters.html and truly, you shall be richer for it.              

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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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 implies the rectum of a living or dead pig, but still, it paints a picture, that's not easy to shake." Download here: Your Band is Called What?  We also recommend you get a hard copy for your bathroom, although we assume people will wonder what the hell you're doing in there laughing your ass off!     … [Read More...]

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The Tiger Club Mephisto Island Aeneid Recording Company, 2014 The Tiger Club have this record out, Mephisto Island, and you know it has to be available on vinyl somewhere, otherwise, it'd be simply criminal. Something so perfectly throw back and lovingly performed should be a staple for any hip young professional or couple's brand new hi-fi. Everything here sounds, feels and plays like theme … [Read More...]

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First Aid Kit w/Samantha Crain The Beacham Theater, Orlando, FL November 4, 2014 From Oklahoma came opening act, Samantha Crain, back on tour with First Aid Kit. She had toured with the Swedish … [Read More...]

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The GTV's SH-Bang Teen Sound Records, 2014 The GTV's are low-down, sneaky, up to no damn good, and God love 'em for it. This disc o' wax is putting out some serious heaps of smoke as it spins on my … [Read More...]

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Slayer Brings Blood to Orlando

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Random Dander’s Free Flowing Funk

Random Dander Second Cuming Independent Release, 2014 Random Dander are a psychedelic six piece with funky rhythms and attitude. They offer up a … [Read More...]

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First Aid Kit Bring Gold To Orlando

First Aid Kit w/Samantha Crain The Beacham Theater, Orlando, FL November 4, 2014 From Oklahoma came opening act, Samantha Crain, back on tour with … [Read More...]

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The Tiger Club – Brings Home A Perfect Party

The Tiger Club Mephisto Island Aeneid Recording Company, 2014 The Tiger Club have this record out, Mephisto Island, and you know it has to be … [Read More...]

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Radioactive X Girlfriend -Any Other Way

Radioactive X Girlfriend Any Other Way Independent Release, 2014 Aside from having the most memorable band name to be uttered in a good long while, … [Read More...]

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The GTV’S are Here TO Save Your EARS!!

The GTV's SH-Bang Teen Sound Records, 2014 The GTV's are low-down, sneaky, up to no damn good, and God love 'em for it. This disc o' wax is putting … [Read More...]

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Sarantos – Not Where I Want to Be

Sarantos Not Where I Want to Be Independent Release, 2014 by Cathal Cart Sarantos is a Chicago based indie artist who writes hopeful, … [Read More...]

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Exodus – Blood In, Blood Out

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 … [Read More...]

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The Rawtones -Pure Undistilled Anger

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Immigrant Union – Anyway

Immigrant Union Anyway Immigrant Union is an alt-folk/country act from Melbourne, Australia. Led by Dandy's Warhol (and American tansplant) Brent … [Read More...]

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Arms and Sleepers

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 … [Read More...]

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BLOODSHOT RECORDS ANNOUNCES 20TH ANNIVERSARY COMPILATION, WHILE NO ONE WAS LOOKING   RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 18, 2014 ROLLING STONE COUNTRY PREMIERES BLITZEN TRAPPER’S COVER OF RYAN ADAMS’ “TO … [Read More...]

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The Yeti Trio: These Monsters Speak For Themselves

Interview with The Yeti Trio: These Monsters Speak Interview w/M. Alberto Rivera  The Yeti Trio is self described as “frightening fusion improv” … [Read More...]

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Catching Up with Little Lonely

Little Lonely makes Time for Company A Chat with Little Lonely’s Julie Cain interview with M. Alberto Rivera Julie Cain is the singer/songwriter … [Read More...]

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Press Play:Interview With an Iraq War Veteran

Just Press Play An Interview With an Iraq War Vet Turned Rapper This Veteran’s Day, I decided to spotlight an artist who is also a Veteran, and has … [Read More...]

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Adam Zwig Explores the Unknown

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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The Real Steel of Judas Priestess

The Real Steel of Judas Priestess Judas Priestess is an all female tribute band to Birmingham, England’s own Metal Gods, Judas Priest. Based out of … [Read More...]

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Catching Up with Dance Hall Pimps Formed in the darkly, twisted primodial ooze better known as the Los Angeles underground cabaret scene in Two … [Read More...]

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FINALLY! JIM MARTIN SPEAKS! Fan Q & A with JIM MARTIN

Fan Q & A with JIM MARTIN, Formerly of FAITH NO MORE    After a silence of over a decade, Jim Martin agreed to a Q&A session with fans via … [Read More...]

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Ben Prestage: Swamp Gothic

Ben Prestage: Swamp Gothic                                                                                           Outside Looking Out               … [Read More...]

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The Voodoo Organist and the Voodoo He Do

The Voodoo Organist and the Voodoo He Do Interview with M. Alberto Rivera Listening to the Voodoo Organist, AKA Scott Wexton, one might get … [Read More...]

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