Continuing the unique success of his geographically inspired In Search of Sunrise mix compilations, Grammy nominated and renowned electronic music pioneer and DJ, TiÃ«sto will take us to the Far East on June 10th, 2008 with the release of his newest double disc mix compilation, In Search of Sunrise 7 – Asia.
Reverse Racism, an aural dedication to the Queensbridge rapper, Nasir Jones has been put together by DJs Scream, Dub and Justo Award winner Furious Styles.
Hip Hop Legend Bun B and one half of the award winning duo UGK made an impressive return with the first week sales debut of his new album, “II Trill,” which was independently released on May 20th, through Rap-A-Lot/Asylum.
Converse continues its celebration of 100 years with the debut of its Fall 2008 Footwear Collection that celebrates the brand’s iconic presence throughout the last ten decades and undeniable influence on pop culture.
Relient K’s The Bird and the Bee Sides – scheduled for July 1st release by Gotee Records – is by far the most ambitious EP of the band’s career.
It is finally here, Kelly Greene’s new CD, ‘I Wish I Was Alive.’ At first look the packaging looks great. Nice clear pictures and a very professional look. This is Kelly’s second album and the growth is very evident at first listen. To those that have never heard Kelly sing she has a unique voice.…
New Jersey’s, SOCRATIC will hit the road in June on an Absolutepunk.net-sponsored tour with Bedlight for Blue Eyes, Driving East and Mercy Mercedes.
LINKIN PARK INVITE BUSTA RHYMES ON TOUR: Linkin Park performed a short set for some fans and media at a rehearsal studio in North Hollywood, California yesterday.
We recently reported about a Canadian councilman who was against Motley Crue performing in his town, Sarnia.
In celebration of the 15th year anniversary of the groundbreaking album, Exile in Guyville and its long awaited reissue on June 24th, Liz Phair will perform the entire album at two additional performances on June 23rd at the Fillmore in San Francisco and on the day of release, the 24th at The Vic Theatre in…
Interscope Geffen A&M Records and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, have joined forces to premiere the hard rock act Rev Theory’s new music video exclusively on the Xbox LIVE Video Store. This will make Rev Theory’s hit single “Hell Yeah” the first ever video premiere on Xbox LIVE.
Steve Northeast is no stranger to the indie rock scene. Steve imported to the US years ago from Australia. He resides in NYC and has just released his debut album, ‘Inside.’ We sat down with Steve in NY to talk all about the new album, following your dreams, American Idol, and much more!
This next CD I received was rather simplistic in regards to packaging. A black and white cover with a picture of 5 people that look like close friends or family even. I am a firm believer in letting the music speak for itself so I popped the CD right in. Motu is the creation of…
The buzz behind their new EP, “Sounds of Machines” is building quickly. Members, Monica Rodriguez (Puerto Rico), Alon Leventon (Israel) and Stephen Yonkin (Germany/USA) mesh their brand of electronic / rock to create three singles, “Light of the Moon”, “Between Bullets” and “Machine”.
Katy Perry, dubbed “internet darling” by the Associated Press after her breakout performances at SXSW in March, will perform on this summer’s Vans Warped Tour Hurley Stage for its entire coast-to-coast run, from June 20th to August 17th, 2008.
Claudio Sanchez, the mastermind behind the rock band Coheed and Cambria, has debuted a new comic strip, called KILL AUDIO, on Myspace. The first four mini-issues in the series will also be included in Image Comics’ collaborative graphic novel, PopGun, this summer.
A Skylit Drive’s debut album Wires And The Concept Of Breathing made a splash on the charts today, debuting at #9 on Billboard’s New Artist Chart and #171 on Billboard’s Top 200!
Hellcat Records’ newest signing, the highly revered Street Dogs, will release their new studio album, State of Grace, on July 8th.
Frank Sinatra is a musical legend. What could be more exciting than to receive his greatest hits all on one CD. Sinatra is one of those artists that can make any song sound like a hit. I will admit that I am a Sinatra fan due to my obsession with Mob movies and shows like…
This week Stoli heads back to NYC to hang with super producer, Kerry “Krucial” Brothers. This man has been producing hits for years now but he is most noted for his brilliant work with Alicia Keys. Join Stoli as Kerry speaks on the five boroughs, getting in the game, The Grammy’s, and much more!
New credit card processing and business service program offers the opportunity for independent artists to control their business, make more money, and connect with industry professionals.
Virgin Records southern rock quintet Saving Abel, currently conquering a wide swath of rock radio with the winningly uninhibited first single, “Addicted,” will be bringing their hard-playing, hard-partying sound all around the country, with the announcement of a two-month series of tour dates with Puddle of Mudd, kicking off in early July.
Emerging artist Kreesha Turner has already had her song “Bounce With Me” featured on TV shows like Lipstick Jungle and Entourage as well as the new Nikon commercial featuring Ashton Kutcher.
Critically-acclaimed Blue Note artist Amos Lee has just confirmed a North American headlining tour.
Bullet For My Valentine, one of the most notable metal exports to come from the United Kingdom in the last few years, will kick off their 2008 headlining tour on Tuesday, July 14 at the Rave in Milwaukee, WI.
After nearly a three year hiatus, the Los Angeles-based Hidden Beach Recordings has refreshed its popular and critically acclaimed Unwrappedâ„¢ collection.
Since its inception in 1997, the Soca Gold series has led the genre with breakthrough hits and enduring classics.
MASS (Music, Architecture, Sight & Sound) founder and musical director Bill Close appeared on Mania TV Network’s “Dave Navarro’s Spread TV” show along with MASS songstress Christa Bell.
On July 22nd, 2008, Candlebox will release their first CD of all new material in 10 years “INTO THE SUN”. You will be seeing a lot of television appearances in the coming months by the band too.
Not only is he steadily climbing the charts, 19-year-old JUSTIN NOZUKA is taking down some of music’s best every night in San Diego.
Sy Smith sings back-up on American Idol, but in the realm of independent soul music she’s well-known for standing front and center of her own musical movement.
Fueled By Ramen recording group Paramore has revealed details of their upcoming live schedule. The Grammy-nominated punk-pop quartet will embark on “The Final RIOT! — Paramore Summer Tour ’08,” beginning on July 28th at Reno, Nevada’s Grand Sierra Theatre.
Capitol/EMI announces the June 3 U.S. release of Radiohead: The Best Of. The band’s first ever career retrospective, to be made available both physically and digitally, Radiohead: The Best Of brings together the singles, key album tracks and live favorites spanning the band’s entire Parlophone Records and Capitol Records career.
VH1 Classics is proud to present the brand new album from Bret Michaels entitled Rock My World in stores June 3rd, 2008.
Front man Justin Warfield was sporting a creepy moustache at last night’s performance of She Wants Revenge in Fort Lauderdale. What is up with the moustache trend in the indie rock scene? I live by these words of wisdom “Guns don’t kill people, men with moustaches kill people”.
Everfine/Atlantic recording group O.A.R. will be heading to Omaha, Nebraska Sunday, May 25th to shoot a promo for ESPN’s exclusive coverage of the 2008 Men’s College World Series taking place June 14th to the 25th.
I will admit I am not a fan of American Idol at all. I have actually never even watched one full episode. One thing I am though is pretty hip to the ways of the music business and how this machine works.
On May 18, Michelle Meldrum, leader of the band Meldrum and former Phantom Blue guitarist, was rushed to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank in critical condition.
“WE SING. WE DANCE. WE STEAL THINGS.,” the new album from Atlantic recording artist Jason Mraz, has made a spectacular top 5 debut on the week’s SoundScan/Billboard 200 album chart.
NARROW STAIRS,” the acclaimed new album from Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie, has made a stunning debut atop this week’s Billboard 200 — the band’s first-ever #1 record.