California-based singer-songwriter Ernie Halter will be releasing his next album, entitled “Starting Over,” on August 5th via Rock Ridge Music.
UK extreme-doom metal band MOSS has completed work on its new album, entitled Sub Templum. Already being described as, “the bleakest, darkest doom metal ever recorded,” Sub Templum will drop in North American on July 8 via England’s Rise Above Records.
Ready for some mighty morphing power pop? New York based band Vine House has just [self] released their debut CD dubbed Young Regret. Singer/songwriter Mark Stancato has brought his vision to life after the breakup of his former band Exit 8. If power pop is your persuasion, then Vine House has the sound…
It was announced today at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville that country band MARSHAL REIGN (www.marshalreign.com) has signed to national, Las Vegas, NV-based ODDS ON RECORDS (www.oddsonrecords.com).
Presto hit the sweet spot on this one. This is some real hip-hop music. “Conquer Mentally” features a jazzy vibe with a down tempo piano melody, agile table scratching and multi track sampling. Add in some complex lyrical flows and you got a winning combination.
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16 AT WAR is a song the conveys Karina’s story on life as a teenager. Experiencing things at first hand and seeing things that goes around in her neighborhood as well.
“SAVING ABEL,” the Skiddco/Virgin Records debut album of southern rock quintet Saving Abel, has achieved a career milestone for the band by taking the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Heatseekers listing, in its twelfth charting week.
So here I was hanging at home on a nice Wednesday night when the phone rings at exactly 7 pm. On the other line was Nick, the manager of the legendary Everlast.
Amy Macdonald is at the forefront of a new generation of British musicians on her debut ‘This is the Life’ – August 19, 2008 on Decca.
Pittsburgh’s most loved sons, The Modey Lemon, rip through 3 years of silence with their new record, Season Of Sweets.
Liars will release the “Freak Out EP” on Mute July 8, 2008.
Singer Katy Perry will be making her acting debut on the #1 rated daytime drama “THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS,” which airs on Thursday, June 12.
Aimee Mann’s fans have been singing along with her songs at shows and at home for years. Now Aimee is now giving these fans, and anyone else, a chance to sing with her live.
Five hundred 80GB digital media players to come pre-loaded with critically acclaimed film.
June kicks off strong for BLOWING TREES, as FUSE TV adds the video for “The Day The World Left Me” to its online program “The Worm” today. The video can also be seen on FUSE On-Demand, Billboard.com and Music Choice. Watch it on “The Worm” here: SKOPE IT HERE! BLOWING TREES tour dates: June 6…
When the Sword emerged in 2006, no one quite knew how to take the Austin-based quartet. Four guys in their mid-20s who sang about wizards and warlocks like they were the little cousins of Ronnie James Dio?! Now the Sword are back with their second album, ‘Gods of the Earth’, and it’s something of a…
This is the debut single, “Lights Down Low” (produced by Rockwilder) from Team Blackout’s debut, Lights Out, which will be released on 8-19-08 courtesy of Latchkey Records.
After finishing up quite a tour with friends Rilo Kiley, Nik Freitas is on his own and heading to Boston! His new album Sun Down, out now on Team Love, is filled with mellow heartfelt pop sensibility.
Switches came out with their first LP last year entitled Heart Turned to D.E.A.D. but it only was released in the UK. Import deprived US fans had to wait until the renamed disc Lay Down The Law became available March 2008. Despite the delay the second single “Drama Queen” has already been in commercials (Rimmel…
As Puddle Of Mudd gear up for a summer trek through the U.S. their new single “We Don’t Have To Look Back Now” is making a splash at rock radio as well as at proms and graduations across the country!
Lauded singer/songwriter, Ray LaMontagne is set to release his much-anticipated third album, Gossip In The Grain, on September 9th on RCA Records.
Such is the swagger and confidence of Lil Lion that he chose to premier two wicked videos in consecutive weeks.
As hundreds of thousands make their way from around the world this June to celebrate Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Pride events in Los Angeles and San Francisco, they will be greeted by none other than New York’s reigning supreme nightlife queen Lady GaGa- disco stick in hand….if you know what I mean…
So I sat down at my desk this morning to dive head first into Tim McDonald’s new album, ‘Everything In Nature.’ I will be the first to admit that I was not familiar with Tim prior, but I think that will make for a better review. Little background if I may. The Broken Poets were…
Hustle Hard Entertainment/Atlantic recording artist Maino made a spectacular debut onto the hip-hop scene with his surprise appearance at Sunday night’s HOT97 Summer Jam in East Rutherford, NJ. The Brooklyn-based MC was brought to Giants Stadium stage by none other than multiple Grammy Award-winning superstar Alicia Keys.
Do you love downloading music? Do you want to do it legally for free? Well now you finally can. On behalf of Spiral Frogâ„¢ – www.spiralfrog.com, I am pleased to announce the launch of SpiralFrogClub.com!
British soul singer, multi-instrumentalist, writer, producer Kirsten Price is extending the British tradition of re-interpreting American soul and will be presenting this expression in the release of her debut album Guts & Garbage, out July 1st, 2008 on KPI.
Weezer will release the sixth album in its storied history today with ‘Weezer’. The album is one of the most anticipated in the band’s history, fueled by the #1 Modern Rock single “Pork and Beans” and its video. The song has held the top spot for 5 consecutive weeks.
Harlem-based indie rock quartet, Baskervilles, are no strangers to ’60s Brit-pop and ’70s Sire new wave and it’s evident on their newest album, Twilight, produced by the legendary Mitch Easter (R.E.M., Pavement, Birds of Avalon).
World renowned producer and No. 1 hit selling artist T-Pain steps into the forefront of the digital music world with the launch of his full service, independent record label, Nappy Boy Digital.
“The last time Brooklyn and Cincinnati got together a classic was made. We are Tanya Morgan. Welcome to The Bridge. You coming over with us?” – Tanya Morgan
Donny Goines is never one to dream. Locking himself in the studio to work with Dame Grease on his impending project Minute After Midnight.
Straight out of Long Island, NY comes Stealing Jane. This band is coming up in the ranks and have got quite a buzz behind them. The boys will be playing Skope Live! Summer Bash in Cambridge, MA on 7/25 sponsored by AMP Energy! Stoli sat down with Bryce Larsen, lead vocals and rhythm guitar, to…
N*E*R*D* is set to release Seeing Sounds, their third album on June 10th, 2008.
K Records is proud to announce the release of Kimya Dawson’s new studio album, ALPHABUTT. Set for a September 9th release, ALPHABUTT is a collection of children’s songs written by Dawson along with a number of her musical friends and their children.
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.