Archive for June 16th, 2014

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MØ Releases Video For “Walk This Way”

Watching MØ‘s inevitable rise (and dance moves) over the past year and a half has been an exciting experience. I knew from the moment I finished hearing “Pilgrim” for the first time that this girl was on to something. With her Bikini Daze EP, Spice Girls cover, and debut LP, No Mythologies To Follow, all […]

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Stream Kerrang’s ‘American Idiot’ Tribute Album

Since its announcement, there’s been a lot of skepticism surrounding Kerrang! Does Green Day’s American Idiot. So far, the singles we’ve heard have been pretty hit or miss, leaving many fans to wonder if the storied concept album would maintain its accessibility given this new format. Over the weekend, we got our answer in the […]

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RX Bandits Stream “Stargazer” Via PledgeMusic

UPDATE: You can now stream the single on Soundcloud. Back in January, we brought you the news that RX Bandits were streaming a demo on their PledgeMusic page for a song tentatively titled “Ready Eddie.” It turns out that the track is now officially called “Stargazer,” and the band is streaming the final version (in […]

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The Gaslight Anthem Announce ‘Get Hurt’

From the passionate punk of Sink Or Swim to the smooth and powerful songwriting of 2012’s Handwritten, The Gaslight Anthem have consistently proven to be one of the best bands in rock and roll. Later this summer, the New Jersey band will return with album number five, titled Get Hurt, and from the looks of […]

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Required Listening: Morrissey – “The Bullfighter Dies”

Morrissey may have been forced to cancel his North American tour on account of illness, but that is not stopping the aging rock icon from sharing material off his forthcoming studio album. “The Bullfighter Dies” is one of many new songs Morrissey debuted while touring the US in recent weeks. The upbeat track offers a […]

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EDITORIAL: 10 Years of Underoath’s ‘They’re Only Chasing Safety’

“Believe me, man! If you’re into any of that ‘screamo’ stuff, you’ll love this record! Just give it a shot and let me know what you think”! I can still remember those exact words spoken to me as my friend returned my iPod Nano after a day of uploading it with the contents of his […]

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Watch Body Count Perform “Enter The Dark Side” On ‘The Tonight Show’

Following a special one-night-only performance at the Gramercy Theater in New York last week, Body Count appeared on The Tonight Show Friday to perform a song off their new album. Today, naturally, a video of the performance found its way online. Dressed in a sleeveless black Adidas shirt, Ice-T led his band through the Manslaughter […]

The 1975

The 1975 Announce Fall European Tour

Just a week after making headlines with a new North American tour announcement, The 1975 have found themselves on our front page once more with news of additional tour plans. Kicking off October 3 in Paris, The 1975 will embark on a 17-date European tour that will stretch throughout the month that plays host to […]

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J. Cole Shares Heartfelt Letter About ‘The Warm Up’ Turning Five, “Lights Please” Music Video, Tour Dates

This year is the five-year mark since North Carolina rapper J. Cole‘s breakthrough mixtape The Warm Up dropped. He’s escalated quickly in fame since then, working alongside modern greats like Eminem, Justin Timberlake, and Kendrick Lamar. To honor the anniversary of that release, J. Cole stopped by Sway last weekend to shoot a 30-minute special of […]

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NWA Biopic Casts Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, And Eazy-E

Universal has finally found a cast worthy of portraying NWA on the big screen, and it may come as no surprise that every role is essentially being played by an unknown. Straight Outta Compton has been in development for the last five years, and in that time there have been no less than four different […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Howling Bells Frontwoman Talks New Record, Women in Music

Howling Bells is a fiery and fierce female-fronted global rock ‘n’ roll band. The Sydney natives who now call London and Berlin home dropped their fourth LP release, Heartstrings, earlier this month. The record is dynamic and gripping. Songs like “Paris,” and “Slowburn” explode with depth and emotion, while tracks like the title number “Heartstrings” […]