BLESSING A CURSE NEW VIDEO
Orlando hard rock act Blessing A Curse has released a music video for their song “Down The Rabbit Hole”. The plot follows a murderous villain whose face is concealed by a creepy bunny mask and ends with quite a twist. The video originally premiered with Revolver.
Vocalist Joshy Singer said, “The song itself is about me rejoining Blessing a Curse after parting ways with the band for a year and struggling with depression after my dad passed away. The video symbolizes how sometimes you have to fight your toughest battles on your own in order to find the true friends who will stick by you through your darkest times, even in spite of the pain you’ve caused them.”
GARBAGE SHARES NEW MUSIC VIDEO
In celebration of this year’s Record Store Day, Garbage has released a music video for “The Chemicals” featuring Brian Aubert of Silversun Pickups. Mashable premiered the video yesterday alongside a Q+A with frontwoman Shirley Manson.
STASH “STRIP ME BARE” REMIX
STASH is a Hollywood based female Electro Pop House duo. Fans can stay updated on Stash’s newest POP HOUSE Music by visiting www.dancestash.com . These female Singer-Rapper-DJ artists take on pop music with a fresh EDM Style. Stay tuned, so you catch STASH performing their POP House music and DJ mixing at the hottest Hollywood clubs. STASH’s female energy is unstoppable when it comes to laying down house vocals mixed with electronic pop. Based in Los Angeles, STASH is known for keeping the electronic dance music party on the EDM floor until the sun comes up.
CONVERSE ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER, FREE FIVE-DAY CONCERT SERIES IN BOSTON
Today, CONVERSE Inc. announcesConverse Rubber Tracks Live Boston, a free, five-day multi-genre concert series kicking off in Boston on Monday, April 27 at The Sinclair. In celebration of the highly anticipated opening of Converse’s global world headquarters in Boston’s Lovejoy Wharf, this special Converse Rubber Tracks Live Boston concert series will take over the city for the very first time. Featured performers include acclaimed international artists The Replacements, Passion Pit, Slayer, Chance the Rapper, Descendents, Dinosaur Jr., Baths, Doomriders, Action Bronson, and King Tuff, as well as five Boston-based acts who have all recorded at a Converse Rubber Tracks recording studio.
“In anticipation of Converse’s momentous move from North Andover to Boston, we wanted to bring our Converse Rubber Tracks music platform to the city in the most incredible way possible,” said Jed Lewis, Converse Global Music Marketing Director. “The city of Boston has always supported us and this free, five-day concert series featuring local artists is our way of showing our gratitude and appreciation to the residents who continue to embrace Converse as part of the community.”
See below for full lineup:
Monday, April 27 – The Replacements, Dinosaur Jr., The Young Leaves
Tuesday, April 28 – Passion Pit, Baths, Radclyffe Hall
Wednesday, April 29 – Slayer, Doomriders, Rozamov
Thursday, April 30 – Chance the Rapper, Action Bronson, Michael Christmas
Friday, May 1 – Descendents, King Tuff, Bent Shapes
VIOLENT REACTION “MARCHING ON” STREAM
UK straightedge hardcore quintet, VIOLENT REACTION, proudly releases their sophomore LP, Marching On, through Revelation Records tomorrow, as their third US tour begins, alongside countrymates Arms Race. With several new updates to the tour routing just in, VIOLENT REACTION has also been officially added to the Damaged City Fest on April 11th in Washington, DC, closing down the eleven-city tour alongside The Mob, United Mutilation, Night Fever, No Tolerance, Career Suicide, Government Warning, Excruciating Terror, The Flex, Coke Bust and dozens more.
FALL TO JUNE NEW VIDEO
Florida southern hard rockers FALL TO JUNE have unleashed their thought-provoking new music video for “Delta Breakdown” via VEVO. “Delta Breakdown” conveys an inspiring and personal story of healing, growth, and dismissal of demons through self-reflection, told by FTJ vocalist and lead songwriter Ben Badger.
INCUBUS AND DEFTONES ANNOUNCE CO-HEADLINING SUMMER TOUR
Alternative Rock heroes, Incubus and Deftones, announced today they will set out on a co-headlining summer tour visiting nearly 20 cities throughout the United States with more to be announced. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off on July 22 at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Mich. and take the two bands to New York City, Chicago, Boston, Houston, Dallas and more before wrapping up on August 30 in San Diego, Cali. Death From Above 1979 and The Bots will join the tour as special guests. Tickets go on sale beginning April 24 at www.livenation.com.
FIVE KNIVES PREMIERES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK
Electronic-pop band Five Knives will release their debut album, Savages, on June 2nd via Red Bull Records. The new album, produced by Mark Needham (The Killers, Imagine Dragons), contains 13 tracks of bombastic, heart-skipping raw electronic bursts wrapped in pop hooks, all delivered with the power and energy of a live band. Five Knives will perform at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on May 5 supporting Dev, and will bring the dance party to the beaches of Gulf Shores, AL when they perform at Hangout Festival on May 15.
CHARMING LIARS “BURN”
The official music video for ‘Burn’. New EP coming soon.
DANNY DARKO FEAT JULIEN KELLAND “SAY GOODBYE”
Danny Darko presents his new indie-dance collaboration with Canadian teen singer Julien Kelland. Included in his upcoming Sensation album.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ARYANA SAYEED
Following your footsteps, we did an interview with the lady of land of fire, Aryana Sayeed. She has dedicated herself to bring awareness among Afghanistan women who are struggling for their basic rights. Through her strong vocals and catchy lyrics she is spreading peace and harmony along with exposing the true picture of women of land of fire. She deserves applause for continuing her efforts despite the life threats from Taliban, religious clerics, and traditional gurus. I am sure that your readers would love to hear this living legend’s true story!
ANAAL NATHRAKH HEADS TO USA
UK-based extreme metal duo, ANAAL NATHRAKH, will wage war on North America later this spring on a long-anticipated stretch of live incursions. Slated to embark on May 11th in Sacramento, the antagonistic twosome will march through a dozen metropolises, with their final massacre to take place at this year’s Maryland Death Fest on May 24th. The band will be joined by special guests Incite and labelmates, Secrets Of The Sky.
ANAAL NATHRAKH w/ Incite, Secrets Of The Sky:
5/11/2015 Starlite – Sacramento, CA
5/12/2015 Complex – Los Angeles, CA
5/13/2015 Backstage Bar – Las Vegas, NV
5/14/2015 Club X – Salt Lake City, UT
5/15/2015 Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO
5/16/2015 Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
5/17/2015 Live Wire Lounge – Chicago, IL
5/18/2015 Empire Concert Club – Akron, OH
5/19/2015 Hard Luck Bar – Toronto, ON
5/20/2015 Foufounes – Montreal, QC
5/21/2015 St. Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
5/22/2015 Championship’s – Trenton, NJ
5/24/2015 Maryland Death Fest – Baltimore, MD
BUY MUSIC YOU ARE WATCHING IN REAL TIME
IndiMusic.tv, in collaboration with advertising and social media pioneer Linkstorm, is about to launch a revolutionary, game changing new online product for the music artists who are members of theIndiMusic.tv website, the premiere indie and unsigned 24/7 Music Video channel and Social Network. IndiMusic TV, which launched two years ago as the first 24-7 independent only worldwide music video TV channel and Musician Social Network, has cemented themselves as the “go to” spot for the very best in independent music videos – garnering 800,000+ subscribers in over 260 countries worldwide, over 3 million visitors a month (over 100,000+ visits a day), and more than 65,000 Likes on Facebook. They also just secured a deal that puts IndiMusic TV in 26.4 million homes through VOD on Dish Network, Verizon FIOS and Comcast with more being discussed; specific deals are with Simplyme TV which is Nationally brodcast in the USA over DISH Network VOD (14.5 MM HH, Verizon FiOS (6.1 MM HH) VOD and Comcast VOD (5.8 MM HH) and Tiki Live and there are pending deals about to close set up by their broker Vivicast Media worldwide – who are Brokered to license the linear channel globally to various cable/Satellite/OTT IP TV carriers. “An internet broadcast company being solicited by three of the major cable carriers for their content speaks volumes of the state of traditional broadcast TV and it’sultimate downsizing due to the competition with internet braodcast”, said Chris Pati, CEO of IndiMusic TV. ” This is a true if you can’t beat them, join them
LB “MAKIN HITS”
LB (Lenard Bonner) pulls inspiration for his music from his spirituality and from everyday life. Influenced by a plethora of various artists and sounds, LB’s personal music style is best described as contemporary, though versatile in its presentation and execution. With a vocal styling that can be categorized as Classical, R&B, Gospel and Sacred Music, LB’s performance is spiritual and powerful in terms of vocal delivery, clearly marked by the influence of a variety of genres, which represents a few of the cornerstones in African-American music and culture. Reverse Spin Entertainment presents to you… “LB”
JOY WILLIAMS UNVEILS NEW SINGLE “WOMAN (OH MAMA)”
“Woman (Oh Mama),” the new single from Joy Williams, is premiering today and is now available on iTunes, Vevo and joywilliams.com. The song will be featured on her highly anticipated new album, VENUS, which will be released midsummer on Sensibility Music/Columbia Records. Formerly a member of the four-time Grammy Award-winning duo The Civil Wars, Joy’s most recent record, 2013’s self-titled The Civil Wars, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Chart.
RUELLE “EVERYTHING IS LOST”
Released exclusively for ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars (Season 5, episode 24), “Everything Is Lost,” is the latest track from electronic-pop artist, Ruelle. Written and recorded over a year ago, “Everything Is Lost” features dark, minimal production set behind Maggie Eckford’s sweeping vocals.
THE GRISWOLDS’ ACOUSTIC EP + NEW SINGLE
Acoustic EP, the latest recording from praised Australian band The Griswolds, will be released April 13 via Wind-Up Records. The EP features five acoustic versions of songs off their critically acclaimed debut album Be Impressive as well as covers of “Anna Sun” by Walk the Moon, who the band are now supporting on tour nationwide, and “Doses and Mimosas” by Cherub. See track listing below. The band will celebrate with a special performance on VH1’s “Big Morning Buzz Live” on the release date.
Listen to the track here:
SUNEATERS SHARE “HAI KARATE”
Kansas City’s genre-bending Suneaters are pleased to share “Hai Karate” the latest single on their upcoming full-length, Suneaters II: Loving Relationship. “A nod to the 1970s cologne that, while smelling great, also educates the user in fighting off aggressive would-be lovers. The song celebrates widely admired international karate champion Ken Knudson. Knudson, also the founder of the Sybaris hotel chain – famous for helping Midwestern couples rekindle marital passion, used a single flying front kick to stop a car-full of thieves. The thieves were attempting to make off with Knudson’s bass boat.”
MY MORNING JACKET NEW TRACK
My Morning Jacket have just revealed their latest track off of The Waterfall entitled “Spring (Among the Living),” accompanied by a captivating visualizer.
On May 4th, 2015 the band is set to return with their seventh full-length album, The Waterfall via ATO Records/Capitol Records. This release will mark their first on Capitol Records. Recorded in Stinson Beach CA, The Waterfall is the follow-up to the GRAMMY®-nominated Circuital, whichwas ranked among 2011’s best albums by publications such as Rolling Stone, Paste, MOJO, and Uncut.
NEW EP BY BIG DOPE P
After a string of releases by label owner Nightwave, Heka Trax is proud to present ‘Hit Da Blokk’ EP by London-based French producer Big Dope P.
Big Dope P has been making bass fueled waves in recent years, emerging as one of Europe’s premier DJs and producers in the field of house, footwork, electro, rap and everything in between. He has released a number of club bangers on his label Moveltraxx and dropped remixes on heavyweight labels such as LuckyMe, Ed Banger, Sony, Warner, Ultra, Ministry Of Sound and Universal. ‘Hit Da Blokk’ EP is his first solo release since “Diggity Two” (2013, with remixes by Feadz, Maya Jane Coles & Kaytranada) and we are super excited to be putting out!
Check out the premiere on Fact Mag:
G-ROD “PERSPECTIVE” F. NATURE & PB
South Bronx, New York producer/DJ G-rod presents his new single “Perspective”, featuring Queensbridge emcee Nature, best known for his work alongside Nas and Foxy Brown as part of The Firm, and PB.
WASIU “MANY DREAMS”
“Wasiu is the hip-hop voice of Montreal,” said i-D in their premiere post of the 24 year-old Quebec native’s latest single, “Many Dreams.” Wasiu delves into his struggles and outlook on life, the positive side of materialism, and the desire or yearning to achieve a goal or endpoint. He teams up with Soulection producer/fellow Montrealer Da-P dabeatX, who crafts a melodious instrumental that builds around 2Pac’s posthumous Biggie collaboration, “Runnin’ (Dying To Live).”
JADED STAR ALBUM STREAM
JADED STAR’s magnificent debut album, Memories From The Future, is available in North America this week via Sensory Records, and to celebrate its inauguration into the public domain, the entire album is now playing in its entirety at PureGrainAudio.
THE MOVEMENT “RESCUE”
Feel good vibes and uplifting lyrics are at the core of reggae-rock group The Movement’s latest single, “Rescue.” Hailing from Columbia, South Carolina, the band fuses the sounds of Slightly Stoopid, Stick Figure, and others alike. “Rescue” is the group’s debut on Rootfire Records, and their first release since last year’s Beneath the Palms album. Joshua Swain is the group’s vocalist, while Gary Jackson plays drums and Jason Schmidt handles the bass. The song was produced by Danny Kalb, whose credits include Ben Harper, Karen O, Spirit Animal, and more. Rootfire pushes progressive reggae, blending genres while pursuing the classic reggae sound, mixing influences from bands like Sublime and Pixies.
ALEX WINSTON RELEASES JD SAMSON REMIX OF “CARELESS”
Alex Winston will tour this June in in support of her forthcoming sophomore album, out this summer on 300 Entertainment. When she hits the road with her friends in Neon Trees in a few months, fans lucky enough to catch Winston live will get a taste of the impressive performances she brought to this year’s SXSW.
KEVIN “K.O.” OLUSOLA RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “TURN YOUR EYES UPON JESUS”
Kevin Olusola (pronounced Olú-shola) is most commonly known as one fifth of the Grammy winning / platinum selling group Pentatonix. At an early age, Olusola began learning piano, cello and saxophone. He performed at Carnegie Hall twice as soloist on the cello and saxophone and has appeared on NPR’s “From The Top.” Olusola enrolled in Yale University where he was pre-med and majored in East Asian Studies. He spent 18 months in Beijing becoming fluent in Chinese as a part of his Yale fellowship.