Archive for January 13th, 2014


Lydia Announces Tour Dates for ‘Illuminate’ Tour

Official tour dates for Lydia‘s Illuminate tour were released earlier today, and fans could not be more excited. The band announced last month that they were planning a tour in which they would play the entirety of their 2008 release, Illuminate, front to back. The tour will begin in Tucson, Arizona on February 27 and make its […]


The Cool Kids Reunite, Stream Two New Songs

The Cool Kids kicked off 2014 by announcing their reunion, and in the days that followed revealed that a new mixtape could be expected later this year. Today, two new tracks found their way online. Kicking things off with “Computer Class,” the first new track from The Cool Kids harkens back to the group’s early […]


Kanye West Prime Suspect In Alleged Assault of 18-Year-Old Man

Kanye West is currently the main suspect in the assault of an 18-year-old man which occurred earlier this afternoon in Beverly Hills. According to TMZ, said man allegedly bombarded Kim Kardashian, Kanye’s wife, with a series of racial slurs, first saying, “F**k these fa**ot-ass n****rs” in reference to the paparazzi on the scene. When Kardashian told […]



Artist: NEEDTOBREATHE Single: “The Heart” Album: Rivers In The Wasteland Over the last decade NEEDTOBREATHE have blazed a path entirely their own through the often trouble-laden world of alternative rock. Having proven themselves in the Christian marketplace with early releases, the group saw their last album toe the line with mainstream radio play while the […]

Being As An Ocean

Being As An Ocean Announce Headlining Tour

Fans of melodic hardcore and progressive rock have a lot to be excited about this spring. Two bands at the forefront of of their respective genres, Being As An Ocean and A Lot Like Birds, will be touring together this spring with support from My Iron Lung, Idlehands, and This Wild Life. It’s a stacked […]


Foxing And Special Explosion Announce Midwest Tour

St. Louis, Missouri’s Foxing are one of the hottest names in emo at the moment, and rightly so. Their debut album, The Albatross, was one of the genre’s best releases in 2013, and they back it up with a great live show. Midwest fans will get the chance to catch that live show in late […]


Michael Douglas To Play Hank Pym In ‘Ant-Man’

Last week I wrote an article about how director Edgar Wright released a photo captioned “homework,” relating to his upcoming film, Ant-Man. This was an obvious callback to Hank Pym versus Scott Lang, both Ant-Men, but specifically the story line in which Scott Lang steals Pym’s Ant-Man tech and takes up the antennas himself. We […]

Real Friends

Real Friends Announce European Tour With Modern Baseball, You Blew It!

United States residents will be able to catch pop punk up-and-comers Real Friends and Modern Baseball together this spring with The Wonder Years, but fans across the pond need not feel left out. The two bands will be embarking on a European tour in May, with Florida emo rockers You Blew It! joining as support. […]


Man Shot And Killed In Florida Movie Theater Over Cell Phone Use

A Florida man is dead this evening after being shot and killed during a screening of Lone Survivor earlier today. According to authorities, two couples had been watching the Mark Wahlberg led blockbuster Monday at a movie theater in Wesley Chapel, north of Tampa, when the shooter and his wife apparently took issue with the […]

Asbestos Records

Chuck Ragan and Astronautalis Cover The Boss On Split 7″

Connecticut-based punk label Asbestos Records has had a neat split 7″ series going on for the past couple years called Double Exposure. Each volume focuses on one artist, with both contributors covering a song from that artist’s catalog. Last night, the label announced the third Double Exposure release, which will feature Hot Water Music frontman […]

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Shakira And Rihanna Heat Things Up On “Can’t Remember To Forget You”

You may have an idea of what you think a collaboration between Rihanna and Shakira would sound like, but I am not sure anyone could be properly prepared for “Can’t Remember To Forget You.” In a time where it seems every top 40 pop vocalist is focused solely on creating club hits with infectious hooks, […]


Tokyo Police Club Announce Album, Stream New Song

Canadian indie rockers Tokyo Police Club have revealed the title of their much anticipated follow-up to 2010’s Champ. The record will be titled Forcefield and will hit shelves March 25 via Mom+Pop. Produced by Doug Boehm and the group’s own David Monks, the album will include nine tracks. The band has also released a track from the record, […]