ED SHEERAN UNVEILS “x – WEMBLEY EDITION”
Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced the release of “x – WEMBLEY EDITION,” a deluxe two-disc CD/DVD set of his RIAA platinum certified “x” paired with previously unreleased bonus tracks and the new full-length concert feature, Ed Sheeran: Jumpers for Goalposts. “x – WEMBLEY EDITION” arrives in stores as a two-disc CD/DVD on Friday, November 13th, with the expanded album and long form video each available individually via all leading digital retailers.
“AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN’S TOP 10 STORIES OF 2015”
AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN’S TOP 10 STORIES OF 2015, airs Thursday, December 17 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The one-hour special will count down country music’s Top 10 defining and most talked-about moments of the year. Featuring in-depth interviews with the genre’s headline makers, video highlights and performances by country music’s hottest artists. The special will include appearances by Jason Aldean, Kix Brooks, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Little Big Town, Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood. Additional talent, performers and host to be announced.
JOE SATRIANI ANNOUNCES MORE DATES FOR “SURFING TO SHOCKWAVE”
As was previously announced, JOE SATRIANI will launch his special “Surfing to Shockwave” 2016 tour on February 25th in Seattle, WA. Additional tour dates were announced today, including east coast, mid-west and Canadian dates, continuing the tour through April 24th in Vancouver, BC. The 45-date tour celebrating “30 Years of Mind-Bending Guitar Daredevilry,” a phrase coined in a June 2014 career-defining retrospective feature in Rolling Stone.SATRIANI will spotlight music from his first solo album, “Not of this Earth” through his latest release, his 15th solo album, “Shockwave Supernova”.
“MARIA I’M DRUNK”
After dropping his own remix to “Jump Out the Face”, Michigan native Shaun ESKO is now showing even more versatility with his new Freestyle over Travis Scotts “Maria I’m Drunk”. A lyrical Serenade to remember.
MAÑANA NEW SINGLE & VIDEO
Mañana started in 2013 on the Central Coast of NSW, Australia. Picking up their instruments together as high school friends, they have been as one through every stage of their musical growth. There’s no doubt the bands strength lies in their songwriting, yet on and off stage their dedication to entertain is second to none.
THE SILVER LAKE CHORUS NEW VIDEO
Los Angeles indie-choral group The Silver Lake Chorus premiered their video for the Justin Vernon-penned “From the Snow Tipped Hills” at The A.V. Club. Shot using drone technology and a beautiful California sunset, The A.V. Club said “sparse and airy, the track is fairly true to Vernon’s form, but is brought to a more angelic level with the chorus’ harmonies.”
ALERT312 NEW VIDEO
Kingdoms Falling is the second music video from ALERT312’s upcoming full length, The Upside Eternal.
Armed with drums from Daniel Steele and a feature verse from fellow Midwest MC Taelor Gray, Kingdoms Falling is a brash editorial of man’s hunt and hunger for power and fame – it’s sure to challenge the mind and break the neck.
Watch: Alert312 “Kingdoms Falling (feat. Taelor Gray)”
DEMI LOVATO & NICK JONAS INVITE YOU TO EXPERIENCE ‘FUTURE NOW: THE TOUR’
Multi-platinum selling music artists, Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas, invite you to experience FUTURE NOW: THE TOUR. The North American tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off on June 24, 2016 as the two influential entertainers join forces for what will be one of the year’s most anticipated summer music events. FUTURE NOW: THE TOUR will visit over 40 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada including stops in New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Las Vegas, Vancouver and more. A full list of FUTURE NOW: THE TOUR dates is below.
Citi® cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets for the general public go on sale Saturday, Nov. 7 at www.livenation.com.
CAGE ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER LIVE DATES FOR U.S. EAST COAST
San Diego-based metallists Cage are set to return on October 30th, with the release of their latest metallic tour de force, ‘Ancient Evil’ (via SMG Records), and a little more than a week later, the band will be hitting the northeast of the U.S.
Comprised of Sean “The Hell Destroyer” Peck (vocals), Dave “Conan” Garcia (guitars), Casey “The Sentinel” Trask (guitars), Alex Pickard (bass guitar), and Sean “The Thrash Machine” Elg (drums), Cage’s November tour kicks off on the 11th in Williamsburg, NY, and will wrap up on 19th in Patchogue, NY.
THE CHAINSMOKERS RELEASE NEW 5 SONG “BOUQUET” BUNDLE TODAY
Imaginative DJ/Production trailblazers The Chainsmokers have released their new 5 track “Bouquet” bundle today, available HERE. The compilation, which is comprised of tracks that the duo has individually released each month, features their growing smash hit single “Roses” featuring Rozes plus new song “New York City.” See full track listing below. Additionally, the duo has unleashed the official music video for “Waterbed,” which is also featured on the “Bouquet” bundle.
WOLF EYES ALBUM STREAM
Post-industrial/noise group Wolf Eyes are set to release their new album ‘I Am A Problem: Mind In Pieces’ next week (October 30) via Third Man Records. The album is now available to stream a week early over at The FADER and on SoundCloud.
MIGOS & RICH THE KID RELEASE ‘STREETS ON LOCK 4’
Seemingly out of nowhere as they continue their barrage on internet, Migos team up with Rich The Kid to release the new mixtape Streets on Lock 4 with features from Young Dolph, Young Greatness, Jose Guapo, Pablo Juan, Young Jeezy, Skippa Da Flippa, Rae Sremmurd, 2Chains, Waka Flaka, ILoveMakonnen, lil Duke, Domigo, YRN Lingo, Johnny Cinco, and Migo Jerz. Production is handled by GFresh, Murda Beats, CZo, Deko, Cheeze Beatz, Zaytoven, Dun Deal, Sonny Digital, StackBoy Twan, DJ Suede. Check it out at Live Mixtapes below.
DILLON FRANCIS PREMIERES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “ALL THAT”
DJ/producer/artist Dillon Francis has unveiled a new video for “All That” feat. Twista & The Rej3ctz today on VEVO- check it out HERE. The track is from Dillon’s Columbia Records debut album Money Sucks, Friends Rule, which reached No. 1 on the iTunes Dance Chart and was named one of Rolling Stone’s Best Electronic Albums of 2014. “All That” is featured in the upcoming Paramount Pictures film “SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE,” which opens in theaters on October 30th. The video’s zombie theme stems from Dillon’s appearance in the film.
ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL UK 2016
With hype already building for 2016’s event, Electric Daisy Carnival UK announces Early Owl and VIP tickets on sale.
America’s biggest dance festival returns to the UK for its fourth edition. EDC UK promises to continue building their reputation as the world’s premier electronic music and dance event with show stopping line ups, production and full sensory experience.
This year’s VIP area will offer a plethora of exclusive attractions alongside mind blowing production and the ultimate dance line up. VIP ticket holders will have unprecedented access to the VIP Village alongside exclusive fast track entry, a cocktail and champagne bar, and a private pamper parlour.
SARA BAREILLES PLAYS A YAMAHA GRAND PIANO IN NEW MUSIC VIDEO
Yamaha Entertainment Group of America is proud to announce that GRAMMY nominated singer-songwriter and Yamaha artist Sara Bareilles passionately plays a Yamaha Grand Piano in her new music video, “She Used to Be Mine.”
Known for her hit single, “Love Story,” Bareilles does it again with, “She Used to Be Mine.” The powerful piano-led ballad is filled with raw emotion. “She Used to Be Mine” is the lead single for Bareilles’ upcoming fifth studio album, What’s Inside: Songs From Waitress which is set to be released November 6. The album will be the official soundtrack for the stage adaptation of the beloved 2007 film, Waitress. Bareilles composed the score for the upcoming musical which is set to make its Broadway debut this Spring.
PENTATONIX DEBUTS AT #1 ON BILLBOARD’S TOP 200 CHART
Grammy Award winners and platinum selling recording artists Pentatonix’s self-titled debut studio album enters the Billboard Top 200 Chart at #1 selling over 98,400 total equivalent units. The album which also debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Current Album Chart marks a chart high for the group. Additionally, the album is the first a cappella album in history to debut #1 on the chart. Internationally, the album peaked in the Top 10 in 44 countries including the UK, Canada, Australia, Japan and many more.
BOYTOY PREMIERE VIDEO FOR SINGLE “POSTAL”
BOYTOY emerged in 2014 with a ferocious live show, and a self-titled debut that caught the attention of fans and critics from outlets such as Noisey, Stereogum, SPIN, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, NYLON, and Rolling Stone. The band headed into the studio in Philadelphia this spring with producer Al Creedon (Eternal Summers/Bleeding Rainbow) to record, resulting in 11 tracks of no nonsense, rock n’ roll bangers, with three-part vocal harmonies, and melodic hooks galore.
KWABS SET TO “WALK” ACROSS AMERICA
Atlantic recording artist Kwabs has announced release of his much-anticipated North American debut EP. “WALK” is available now at all DSPs: http://smarturl.it/KwabsWalkEP_US.
“WALK” is highlighted by the acclaimed single, “Walk (Feat. Fetty Wap),” a new remix of Kwabs’ worldwide #1 hit, “Walk” (see attached tracklisting). The song – available now – was recently hailed by SPIN, which noted “‘Walk’ has already been a hit in international markets, but Fetty gives it the swirly, disorienting, and infectious treatment that he’s given all of his best work to date.” “The British soul singer and the New Jersey emcee trade vocals back-and-forth in this compelling new rendition,” declared Hypetrak, “and you’re bound to hear this replaying on the radio in the near future.” “Walk (Feat. Fetty Wap)” can be heard now via Kwabs’ official YouTube channel, kwabsmusic.
FLORAL EP STREAM
San Francisco math rock duo Floral are streaming their sophomore EP early at Fecking Bahamas. The group recently signed with Esque Records to release the aptly titled The Second Floral EP will which be available on 11/1/15. The Sacramento based indie label is owned by Kurt Travis, current vocalist for A Lot Like Birds and former vocalist for Dance Gavin Dance.
THE VOICE ALUM TAY BECKHAM RELEASES DEBUT MUSIC VIDEO “EXCUSES”
The Voice alum Tay Beckham is ready to launch her solo career with her debut EP “Love Hard” and debut music video “Excuses,” which exclusively premiered on Yahoo Music last Friday. The “Excuses” video is directed by Toroh Films and produced by Larry Plummer.
REVERENCE NEW VIDEO
US power metal act REVERENCE, featuring Riot V vocalist Todd Michael Hall, ex-Tokyo Blade guitarist Bryan Holland and ex-Savatage drummer Steve “Doc” Wacholz, have released a new video for the song “Until My Dying Breath Video” from the upcoming sophomore full length album “Gods of War“, set for release via Razar Ice Records on November 4, 2015. The video can be seen below.
JBB NEW YEARS EVE
American reggae pioneers John Brown’s Body (JBB) recently announced they’ll ring in 2016 with a very special New Year’s Eve show in Cambridge at The Sinclair on December 31. This will be the band’s first New Year’s Eve show in 5 years. The evening will also feature a rare live performance by 10 FT Ganja Plant, another beloved reggae band that happens to feature some former members of John Brown’s Body. Great music, good musical friends, and an intimate setting are sure to make this New Year’s Eve show a very special one. Pre-sale Fan Club tickets sold-out in just minutes, but the general public on sale has since started. Get tickets HERE while they last.
Thursday, December 31 @ 9:00 PM (Doors @ 8:00 PM)
52 Church St, Cambridge, MA
Tickets $30 ADV / $35 DOS / 21+
For more information, please contact (617) 547-5200
VICTORY RECORDS INTRODUCES HIGH HOPES + “THE CALLOUT”
Victory Records is pleased to announce the signing of HIGH HOPES. Hailing from a city known for its legendary festivals, Reading, England’s hardcore heavyweights have put their footprint on the scene in just three short years, including Kerrang! Magazine declaring, “There’s something special about Reading’s metal newcomers.” To give a first glimpse of their Victory debut Sights & Sounds, HIGH HOPES have launched a new music video for the first single, “The Callout.”
#RAPLORDS RELEASE NEW VIDEO “2015 EXCURSIONS”
Milwaukee has become fertile ground for hip-hop lately, so it’s no surprise that rap collective RapLords are announcing the release of their debut album, #RapLords on indie label Uni-Fi Records. The 12 track project will be available November 10, 2015 and includes an impressive list of local and national features, such as Skyzoo, Guilty Simpson, Open Mike Eagle, Punchline, Haz Solo, Signif, Von Alexander, J.J. Jabber and Vincent VanGREAT.
VASTUM NEW SINGLE
The crew at Cvlt Nation has deployed “Amniosis,” the monstrous second track on VASTUM’s Hole Below, reaffirming the band’s savagery and significance with their introduction to the song, issuing, “this fucker slays from the moment you press play! Is this album going to end up our year end list as one of the raddest Death Metal LP’s of 2015? The answer is HELL YES!!!”
M.E.G. & N.E.R.A.K. “ROCKING”
The latest release on Sebastian Ingrosso’s respected Refune Music comes courtesy of M.E.G. & N.E.R.A.K., a Russian duo who are quickly gaining themselves a rapidly expanding international fanbase. Bonding over their love of diverse styles of dance music to come together as an act in 2012, one of the duo’s most recent releases, ‘Concorde’, was premiered by Afrojack at Ultra Miami and quickly became one of the most-played tracks of the spring festival season. Picking up so much attention from the best in the business also led to them recently releasing a full EP on Axtone Records, ‘Everybody’.
MIXED BLOOD MAJORITY NEW SINGLE
Mixed Blood Majority announce the release of Insane World, the follow-up to their self-titled debut, out December 4th, with a First Avenue release show to follow. First single “Same Thing Coming” was debuted today and can be heard here.