Brendon Small, creator and primary musician behind the Adult Swim hit show "Metalocalypse," and producer Ulrich Wild (Pantera, White Zombie, Slipknot, Deftones) will host a free two day CreativeLive course next month called "Toontrack Presents: Studio Pas," from 9:00AM-4:00PM PST on November 5th and 6th.
Bad Timing Records has announced a new partnership between the label, Kevin Devine, and Favorite Gentlemen Recordings. The first release is Kevin Devine’s She Can See Me 7”, which features both the Bulldozer and Bubblegum versions of the song housed in a double-A-side jacket. You can pre-order it. The 7”s are also included with tickets to the intimate release show which will take place on November 3 at Hi-Fi in New York City.
Austin's FunFunFunFest announced the schedules for both the day and night time festivals. This festival is unique in that a wristband provides you entry to the daily festival, as well as shows at venues across the city each night for no additional cost.
FFF Nites features shows with Into It Over It, The Jazz June, Knapsack, Mineral, The Hotelier, The Blood Brothers, The Briefs, Rocket From the Crypt and so many more that I can't even handle it.
Check out the rest of the line up here or on their easy-to-use app.
A trio comprised of two brothers and their cousin, The Rebel Light recorded vocals for their new music in a bathroom and drums in a woodshed. How's that for DIY? Today, we are premiering a new song called "Strangers." Check it out if you're looking for some indie-pop music fit for summer beaches. Fans of recent Hellogoodbye with more of a Beach Boys influence should enjoy this one.
Xerxes' very loud new album Collision Blonde can be streamed in the replies, and we recommend you do go ahead and stream that bad boy, but make sure your speakers aren't too loud at first, because ear damage at a young age can be really bad!! Collision Blonde drops October 21 via No Sleep Records and it's available here.
Just when you thought that you'd never see WWE Superstar John Cena and Wiz Khalifa collaborate on a track...THINK AGAIN. Hit the replies to check out a studio feature the two did for the WWE 2K15 video game soundtrack.
The Vans Warped Tour will kick off on June 19th in Pomona, CA and run through August 8th in Seattle, WA. Ticket on sale info will be coming soon and the complete listing of 2015 tour dates can be found in the replies. On the official Warped Tour website, you can also sign up for newsletter and text alerts on the latest Warped news, ticket info and more.
Run The Jewels started it as a joke but it soon became a reality thanks to a Kickstarter. Now it's officially going to happen. Meow The Jewels has finally met their goal with 12 days left to go. You go internet!
In celebration of its first anniversary, Ghost Thrower have release a remixed and remastered version of their full-length debut along with four acoustic bonus tracks. Those who purchased it previously can get a free download; otherwise it's available on bandcamp. A statement from the band can be found in the replies.
The Glamour Kills Holiday Fest, which will announce its full lineup next week, is going to be on December 14 at Webster Hall in New York City. It will be an all-day affair that will use all three Webster rooms, and there are a limited amount of pre-sale tickets available now. PropertyOfZack is presenting the one-day festival as a celebration of its five-year anniversary as a site.
A lot of people were wondering how the Yellowcard and New Found Glory albums would sell first week. Well, according to Soundscan, NFG outsold Yellowcard ... by almost 100 copies! Both albums had solid debuts right around the 13,000 mark. They did both beat out 5 Seconds of Summer for the week, although that album has already moved close to 500,000 units total.
You can check out a remix of the Barren Womb song "Will you be God's art or Satan's graffiti" in the replies. The original track appears on the band's latest album, The sun's not yellow, it's chicken, which is available now via Spartan Records.
"After finishing up the recording of "The sun's not yellow, it's chicken", Ole (Spangrud of Neptune Surf Club, Mørkemakt) floated us the idea of doing a remix of one of the tracks. We of course accepted in a heartbeat and what we got was this awesome Big Beat banger, simply dripping of early 90's nostalgia. Enjoy!"
All in, there are 80 million homes that do not have HBO and we will use all means at our disposal to go after them," he said. Plepler described broadband-only homes as "a large and growing opportunity that should no longer be left untapped. It is time to remove all barriers to those who want HBO." Until today's surprise announcement, HBO had long resisted splitting off from its lucrative deals with cable providers. The company clearly doesn't want to anger partners like Comcast; in the same press release revealing its plans for a standalone service, HBO emphasizes there are still...
What did Foo Fighters have up their sleeve for night two of their residency on The Late Show with David Letterman? Just an awesome performance of "Kick It Out" with Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart. Head to the replies to check it out.
U2's new music video for "The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)" can be seen in the replies. Bono also offered an apology during a Facebook Q&A for those of you who were upset about the band's new album being "forced" into your library.
Oops. I'm sorry about that. I had this beautiful idea and we got carried away with ourselves. Artists are prone to that kind of thing. Drop of megalomania, touch of generosity, dash of self-promotion, and deep fear that these songs that we poured our life into over the last few years mightn't be heard. There's a lot of noise out there. I guess we got a little noisy ourselves to get through it.
Just a heads up that our curated drop with Soundsupply is still available. You get ten albums for only $15, which is a complete steal. If you missed our post about it before, now it's your chance to grab it. Head over here and grab the deal before it's gone. It includes albums from Patent Pending, Junior Battles, Free Throw and more. Head to the replies for the full album listing.
Recently my favorite book has been Tina Fey’s Bossypants. I just love the way she weaves the story. She’s so funny about stuff that I would be reserved about. She’s so open. Maybe she feels remorse or feels guilty for doing something she shouldn’t have, but it’s so entertaining. You don’t dislike her for doing something appalling because it’s so amazing how honest she is about it. It made me want to be more honest in my writing. I took that approach to writing after reading that book. It’s a more confessional approach. And I like that. It helps me to not be so precious. And of course Hunter S Thompson inspired our newest...