Slapshot w/ Dark Blue, Never Sober, and Sacred Owls Saturday, October 14 Control Tattoo/Cosmic Vinyl, Titusville, FL Slapshot are hardcore legends. And tonight, in Titusville for Control Tattoo’s 5 year anniversary blowout, they did not disappoint. Taking the stage inside of Cosmic Vinyl, the band delivered an uncompromising hour of insistent, hard-nosed punk. The Boston… [Continue Reading]

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Jane Weaver Releasing New EP ‘The Architect’ October 27th (including special Andy Votel remix) In New York October 2nd – 6th (includes exclusive In-store at Rough Trade NYC October 4th – details forthcoming) Nominated For 3 AIM Independent Music Awards 2017 (Independent Album of the Year, Independent Breakthrough of the Year & Independent Track of the Year) Modern Kosmology Album Available Through Fire Records Photo: Rebecca Lupton “A perfect example of her… [Continue Reading]

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Psychedelic Furs W/Bash and Pop Friday, September 22, Hard Rock Live Orlando Cutting a resplendent form in a tailcoat with broad lapels, Richard Butler prowled the stage of Orlando’s Hard Rock Live. He lead legendary new wave act Psychedelic Furs through almost two hours of rock steady, synth fueled, sax colored numbers. Re-formed earlier this… [Continue Reading]

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  Swervedriver The Social, Orlando, FL Saturday, September 16, 2017 From Oxford, UK, comes Swervedriver supporting their re-released CD’s, Raise and Mezcal Head by performing them in their entirety. Splitting the show into two sets, the band sussed through the material with considerable muscle and zeal. The first set was dedicated to Raise, and glorious… [Continue Reading]

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ANTI-FLAG ANNOUNCE AMERICAN FALL   NEW ALBUM OUT NOVEMBER 3 ON SPINEFARM RECORDS   BAND SHARES NEW SONG “AMERICAN ATTRACTION” Anti-Flag’s new studio album, American Fall, follows 2015’s well-receivedAmerican Spring. With Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden on board as co-producer, the band has intensified their signature anthemic style with bigger melodies, tighter songcraft, and thicker guitars. American Fall is bold – both… [Continue Reading]

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The Third Annual “Bowl For Ronnie” Charity Bowling Party Returns Friday, October 6th to Benefit the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund   Celebrity Bowling Event Hosted by VH-1’s Eddie Trunk at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California Will Raise Awareness and Funds for Cancer Charity   The third annual BOWL FOR RONNIE Bowling Party,… [Continue Reading]

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“ONE LOVE CARIBBEAN FEST 2017”   At the onset of the tremendous success of Brevard Caribbean Fest 2016, the non-profit organization Operation Love Committee is excited to announce the Brevard Caribbean Fest 2017. We know that our loyal attendees will not let us down this year. Enjoy Performing Artists, Reggae Bands, Dancers and more, for… [Continue Reading]

Swervedriver Performing ‘Raise’ and ‘Mezcal Head’ Albums In Entirety For The First Time In North America Tour Begins September 7th TICKETS Watch Video & Pre-Order New Album Exclusively On PledgeMusic For Release In 2018 In 2013, Swervedriver performed their debut album, Raise, in its entirety in Australia and the UK and then went on to record the band’s highly acclaimed fifth… [Continue Reading]

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NEW TRACK STREAM FROM AWAKEN I AM “Black Dreams” From The New Album Blind Love Japanese Tour Dates Announced     Blind Love, the sonically infectious, ethereal and groundbreaking new album from AWAKEN I AM is set for release on September 29th, 2017. Today, the Australian melodic powerhouse are streaming their new single “Black Dreams.”   Listen To… [Continue Reading]

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GWAR Announces Full Details Of New Album “The Blood of Gods” First Song Streaming; Pre-orders Available Now The time has come, your Lords and Masters GWAR have unveiled the details of their latest masterpiece “The Blood of Gods”. Today the first single “Fuck This Place” is available for audio and video streaming.  Watch the video, check out the song and… [Continue Reading]

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On September 29th 2017 Gentle Giant will release “Three Piece Suite.”   Gentle Giant—Three Piece Suite is a specially curated selection of songs and compositions from the band’s first three albums (Giant, Acquiring the Taste, Three Friends) presented in both 5.1 surround sound and stereo. There are nine tracks from the albums, plus a pre-debut song, remixed by Steven Wilson.… [Continue Reading]

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BRENDON SMALL Storms Los Angeles this Week! Hosting Several Local Appearances with Scott Ian, Comedian Steve Agee and More   New Album, Galaktikon II: Become The Storm, out August 25, 2017 via Megaforce Records/MRI Pre-Order Here: Physical CD, Original and Picture Disc Vinyl via Best Buy Digital (iTunes, Amazon) | Physical CD | Original Vinyl | Picture Disc Vinyl     Dethklok mastermind Brendon Small will… [Continue Reading]

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Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius Music Video/Single, HYSTERIA Out August 4 (Electric Violinist/Singer Amplifies Muse’s Passionate Song) Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius’ new music video and single, HYSTERIA will be live on YouTube, Spotify, and digital stores on August 4. Starting 6 AM, watch the HYSTERIA video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKp89PxikpQ&feature=youtu.be. HYSTERIA is a Wagnerian/Queen-esque cover of Muse’s 2003 hit.  The… [Continue Reading]

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 MIDNIGHT IN MELBOURNE   2018 NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY Presented by BREVARD MUSIC GROUP . Back by Popular Demand! Ring in the NEW YEAR with Us!    Party to the Best Dance Music  of Yesterday and Today  with DJ JOHN LEACH  GRAND BALLROOM The Hilton at Rialto Place 200 Rialto Place, Melbourne FEATURED NEW YEAR’S EVE PACKAGE… [Continue Reading]

TOMMY STINSON’S BASH & POP TOURING WITH THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS THIS FALL ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN ALBUM AVAILABLE ON FAT POSSUM RECORDS    Photo: Vince DeSantiago Tommy Stinson’s BASH & POP hit the road again this fall for more live shows, including a string of dates with The Psychedelic Furs. Anything Could Happen, the long-awaited follow-up to the band’s 1993… [Continue Reading]

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ONI Releases Metal-Charged Cover of Linkin Park Classic, “A Place For My Head”   Listen Here   Latest Album, Ironshore, Out Now | Order via www.metalblade.com/oni     Unmatched technical progressive metal band ONI have publicly cited Linkin Park as a longtime influence, and after the recent untimely death of vocalist Chester Bennington, the band decided to enter the studio to… [Continue Reading]

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MELTASIA FESTIVAL IS APPROACHING! TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE! SEPTEMBER 8TH – 10TH AT THE BLACKTHORNE RESORT (IN THE CATSKILL MOUNTAINS)! CHECK FOR ROOM RATES! HOSTED BY PETE & PETE AND RANDEE OF THE REDWOODS! FEATURING: ROKY ERICKSON, RAEKWON, PISSED JEANS, ANDY BLADE (EATER)! LINEUPS ANNOUNCED! JUST ADDED: INSECURE MEN (SAUL ADAMCZEWSKI OF FAT WHITE FAMILY) SLOPPY JANE OTHER ACTS INCLUDE: MUNGO… [Continue Reading]

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Slayer w/Behemoth, and Lamb of God Friday, July 21, St. Augustine Amphitheater St. Augustine, FL   Bats. There were bats. There are a lot of things one could and should expect from a Slayer show. Flames? Check. Sweaty dude slam pit? Check. Kick ass light show and blistering sound? Check, check, and check. But bats… [Continue Reading]

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Stuck The ProblemAddicts Independent Release, 2017 There’s something truly liberating about being in a band from a small town. Because there’s really only one or two bars that wouldn’t let you play there ever, you end up writing the kind of songs you want to, to keep yourself entertained first and foremost. The ProblemAddicts are… [Continue Reading]

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Bass, Drums, Guitars, and Organs Frank Migliorelli & The Dirt Nappers Independent Release, 2017 From NYC comes Frank Migliorelli& The Dirt Nappers, a band focused on the sort of Americana that blends a healthy amount of folk, pop, and acoustic country, into comfortable, well worn songs that feel immediately familiar. The songs here fall somewhere… [Continue Reading]

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Bash and Pop w/Run Raquel, and Plane Versus Cult Monday, May 22, The Social, Orlando, FL all photos by M.A. Rivera “I’m Thomas Eugene Stinson; and I’m a musician.” said Mr. Stinson, better known as Tommy, before an intimate Monday night crowd in Orlando, Florida. It’s been a while since I’ve seen such a relaxed… [Continue Reading]

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Face to Face W/The Attack Friday, May 19, Backbooth, Orlando, FL all photos by M.A.Rivera Seriously, I’ve never seen The Backbooth this full before. Ever. You could barely move. Face to Face had brought a capacity crowd and they weren’t going to be disappointed. Orlando’s own The Attack opened the show with a solid set… [Continue Reading]

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X w/Rosie Flores May 13, The Beacham, Orlando, FL all photos by M.A.Rivera I’ve heard and read some murmurings about how the 40th anniversary tour of X is making more than one person suddenly feel old. That onus is on them. X, currently on tour with the original line-up of John Doe, Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom… [Continue Reading]

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The Damned w/The Bellrays, and Grave Return May 12, House of Blues, Lake Buena Vista, FL all photos by M.A.Rivera The Damned are on tour celebrating their 40 year anniversary of their seminal debut, Damned Damned Damned. But this show wasn’t about nostalgia for it’s own sake. No, the band pushed through every part of… [Continue Reading]

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The Baby Seals The Baby Seals Trapped Animal, 2017 Just when I’m ready to dismiss punk as truly dead, there arrives another pleasant surprise. To be fair, I don’t get how a bunch of pouty boys bemoaning their boo-hoo-hoo misery from their blackest notebook of personal poetry even qualifies as punk, but this is off… [Continue Reading]

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Sarah Shook and the Disarmers w/ Rickey Dickens, and Maple Sparrow Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Will’s Pub, Orlando, FL Last night, Sarah Shook and the Disarmers played to a small, but enthusiastic crowd of curiosity seekers turned true believers. And all are ready to testify to the power of what they saw. Most everyone there… [Continue Reading]

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Grand Funk Railroad w/Confederate Railroad and Hot Pink Sunday, May 7, Riverfront Park, Cocoa, FL Grand Funk Railroad are legends for a reason. Whether you are a casual listener or long time fan, there’s no getting around the fact that they are exceptional live. Their most famous songs still live on in steady rotation on… [Continue Reading]

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Ruby Road III Rugby Road WYD? Records, 2017 Rugby Road are a Philly trio that have been at it a really long time, and play as though they are in each others pockets. Because after more than 20 years, they probably are. This, their third release, is a four song EP and introduces to a… [Continue Reading]

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THE DAMNED  CAPTAIN SENSIBLE, FEELING NO PAIN, RESUMES 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR SITTING ON ‘THRONE’ POSTPONED MONTREAL, BOSTON AND NEW YORK SHOWS RESCHEDULED FOR LATER THIS MONTH THE DAMNED SIGN LABEL DEAL FOR NEW ALBUM IN THE WORKS  Photo: Andrea Beck Less than a week after Captain Sensible fell offstage at their sold out show in… [Continue Reading]

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Jump Ramp – The EP Jump Ramp Independent Release, 2017 This is what a speed bag being worked over by an experienced fighter feels like. Jump Ramp have released this four song ep that clocks in at less than 8 minutes. “Acid Drop” is compelling and 6 types of great. Sounds like 1984 thrash metal… [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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Stuck The ProblemAddicts Independent Release, 2017 There's something truly liberating about being in a band from a small town. Because there's really only one or two bars that wouldn't let you play there ever, you end up writing the kind of songs you want to, to keep yourself entertained first and foremost. The ProblemAddicts are from Deltona, Florida, which isn't the sticks, but not exactly … [Read More...]

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Slapshot – Olde Time Hardcore – Part I

Slapshot w/ Dark Blue, Never Sober, and Sacred Owls Saturday, October 14 Control Tattoo/Cosmic Vinyl, Titusville, FL Slapshot are hardcore legends. And tonight, in Titusville for Control Tattoo’s … [Read More...]

Psychedelic Furs Instant Dance Party

Psychedelic Furs W/Bash and Pop Friday, September 22, Hard Rock Live Orlando Cutting a resplendent form in a tailcoat with broad lapels, Richard Butler prowled the stage of Orlando’s … [Read More...]

Swervedriver’s Controlled Chaos

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Reviews

Slapshot – Olde Time Hardcore – Part I

Slapshot w/ Dark Blue, Never Sober, and Sacred Owls Saturday, October 14 Control Tattoo/Cosmic Vinyl, Titusville, FL Slapshot are hardcore … [Read More...]

Psychedelic Furs Instant Dance Party

Psychedelic Furs W/Bash and Pop Friday, September 22, Hard Rock Live Orlando Cutting a resplendent form in a tailcoat with broad lapels, … [Read More...]

Swervedriver’s Controlled Chaos

  Swervedriver The Social, Orlando, FL Saturday, September 16, 2017 From Oxford, UK, comes Swervedriver supporting their re-released CD’s, … [Read More...]

Slayer Rocks St.Augustine

Slayer w/Behemoth, and Lamb of God Friday, July 21, St. Augustine Amphitheater St. Augustine, FL   Bats. There were bats. There are a … [Read More...]

Make The ProblemAddicts Your Problem

Stuck The ProblemAddicts Independent Release, 2017 There's something truly liberating about being in a band from a small town. Because there's … [Read More...]

Frank Migliorelli & The Dirt Nappers Restless Soul

Bass, Drums, Guitars, and Organs Frank Migliorelli & The Dirt Nappers Independent Release, 2017 From NYC comes Frank Migliorelli& The Dirt … [Read More...]

Bash and Pop’s Orlando Stop

Bash and Pop w/Run Raquel, and Plane Versus Cult Monday, May 22, The Social, Orlando, FL all photos by M.A. Rivera “I'm Thomas Eugene Stinson; and … [Read More...]

Face to Face Pull into Orlando

Face to Face W/The Attack Friday, May 19, Backbooth, Orlando, FL all photos by M.A.Rivera Seriously, I've never seen The Backbooth this full … [Read More...]

X – at The Beacham

X w/Rosie Flores May 13, The Beacham, Orlando, FL all photos by M.A.Rivera I've heard and read some murmurings about how the 40th anniversary tour … [Read More...]

The Damned are Damned Amazing

The Damned w/The Bellrays, and Grave Return May 12, House of Blues, Lake Buena Vista, FL all photos by M.A.Rivera The Damned are on tour … [Read More...]

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Jane Weaver Releasing New EP ‘The Architect’ October 27th

Jane Weaver Releasing New EP ‘The Architect’ October 27th (including special Andy Votel remix) In New York October 2nd - 6th (includes exclusive In-store at Rough Trade NYC October 4th - … [Read More...]

ANTI-FLAG ANNOUNCE AMERICAN FALL

ANTI-FLAG ANNOUNCE AMERICAN FALL   NEW ALBUM OUT NOVEMBER 3 ON SPINEFARM RECORDS   BAND SHARES NEW SONG "AMERICAN ATTRACTION" Anti-Flag's new … [Read More...]

The Third Annual “Bowl For Ronnie” Charity Bowling Party

The Third Annual "Bowl For Ronnie" Charity Bowling Party Returns Friday, October 6th to Benefit the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund   Celebrity Bowling Event Hosted by VH-1's Eddie … [Read More...]

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Everclear Hit’s the Road for 20 Year Anniversary of So Much For The Afterglow

Catching Up With Art Alexakis about Everclear Interview with M.A. Rivera of indiemusic.co This interview has been edited for length. photos by Paul … [Read More...]

Orlando’s First Ever Field Trip South!

Scott Sugiuchi is a busy, busy man. He plays in several bands (The Stents, the Hatebombs), he has a wonderful garage label, Hidden Volume Records, and … [Read More...]

The Skinny on Field Trip South

For many creatures great and small, a trip to Florida during Winter months can be just the thing that's needed to brighten moods. This February, … [Read More...]

Q&A with Christie Belanger

Q&A with Christie Belanger Christie Belanger has been writing and playing music for 13 years and has developed into a powerful singer and … [Read More...]

No guitars? No problem!

On the Road Again, Part V No guitars? No problem! By Gregg Troyan Lipstick is band that has gone through numerous lineup changes in our short time … [Read More...]

The Show Must Go, . . .Huh?

On the Road Again, Part IV Stuck Inside of Mobile by Chuck Lazaras The tour was almost over. We’d been out for two weeks and had played New Orleans … [Read More...]

Parker Moore’s Rig Rundown

Parker Moore's Rig Rundown Parker Moore plays guitar for Oakland's excellent Catholic Radio. The band is currently promoting their two-part release, … [Read More...]

Little Kids and Dummy’s in Brooklyn

AfroPunkFest 2013 Battle of the Bands Finals, Free Candy, Brooklyn NY As told by Chris Bacchus Two years ago we worked our way into the finals … [Read More...]

This LIPSTICK Won’t Smudge!

This LIPSTICK Won't Smudge! An interview with Lipstick's Greg Troyan From deep in the heart of Country comes a retro blast of feedback and Aqua Net … [Read More...]

FABLE CRY’s Zach Ferrin Gets Down to Brass Tacks!

Zach Ferrin Get's Down to Brass Tacks interview w/M.A. Rivera Zach Ferrin sings, sneers and proudly postures as the frontman for Nashville's Fable … [Read More...]

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