The Briefs say “yes” to Warped Tour ’07 then say “no.” Sorry, punk rockers. we owe ya one.
CHILDREN OF BODOM have issued the following update: “Alexi (Laiho – guitar/vocals) is back in business. His shoulder should be OK, not perfect never again,…
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Big D and the Kids Table have posted two new videos in support of their new album, Strictly Rude. The album is their first for SideOneDummy and the first new studio full length from the band since 2004’s How It Goes.
Both files are in Quicktime format.
Also, today, the band will be performing live on KUCI 88.9 FM in Irvine, CA from 2-4pm PST on Peace and Unity and Your Mom.. The show will be webcasted at kuci.org and you can also listen locally on 88.9 FM.
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LAMB OF GOD, MACHINE HEAD and TRIVIUM played a sold-out show in Philadelphia, PA at the Electric Factory on March 23rd. Lamb Of God’s setlist…
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Justin: If, like me, you though that the last New Amsterdams release contained a few too many instruments “plugged in” then I’ve got the cure for you. As musicians get older they tend to spawn, creating smaller, cuddlier versions of themselves. I’ve always assumed that most band members probably write a song or two at some point for their offspring but not much of ever sees the light of day. Matt Pryor (of Get Up Kids fame) has written and recorded a full album of these songs under the moniker of the Terrible Twos, many of them reminding me of the first couple New Amsterdams releases with their simplicity – often times sparse arrangements featuring Pryor and a guitar and possible one other backing instrument. “Grumpy Bug” is such a song, begging his daughter (the Bug in question) to sleep. It’s as desperate as any of the tracks he’s recorded throughout his long career yet still sounds so sweet and tender. I guess as musicians get older, they find new things to write about (thankfully) so we continue to get to hear new material that has the same passion as the songs written when they were 21 and in love for the first time.
ZIMMERS HOLE, the act featuring half of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD – guitarist Jed Simon and bassist Byron Stroud, have confirmed a live date on March…
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Beth Ditto, the frontwoman of punk/soul act The Gossip, recently opted to cancel in-store appearances at popular UK retail chain Topshop.
Ditto argues that it is because the chain doesn’t cater to girls her size. She says she wouldn’t mind designing a plus-size range for the chain: “Give me the job. I want to design. I want you to make clothes for big girls – big boys. I want you to make big sizes.”
The entire situation has provoked a emotional debate about “natural” weight and you can check out the discussion here.
The Gossip recently signed to Columbia Records imprint, Music With A Twist. The imprint was announced last January and is geared towards GLBT recording artists.
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Asheville, North Carolina-based metallers SANCTITY have posted a video for their new single ‘Beneath The Machine’ here. ‘Beneath The Machine’ was filmed in…
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As previously reported, MESHUGGAH will headline the inaugural edition of the new Frozen Rock Open Air festival, scheduled for July 14th at Prato dei Popoli,…
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Vocalist Mat Maurer and drummer Luke Cook of legendary Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN have issued the following updates: Mat – “Get y’all mofo asses down…
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VELVET REVOLVER have updated their world tour itinerary as follows: South American tour: April 10 – Pista Atlética Del Estadio Nacional – Santiago, Chile 12 – Estádio…
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Vocal legend GLENN HUGHES’ (ex-DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) official website has been updated as follows: “Glenn’s performance at the Classics In Rock was nothing but sensational….
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