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Beyonce and Jay-Z’s baby gender revealed

Kelly Rowland revealed the gender of Beyonce and Jay-Z‘s unborn baby while talking with BANG Showbiz: “I’m so happy for my sister and her husband. They’re so happy in this moment right now, as they should be. They’ve made a little bundle of love, I’m so excited for them. I have no idea what I’m going to […]


Radiohead donate guitar to charity auction

Ed O’Brien of Radiohead has donated his Fender Telecaster, autographed by all members, to a charity auction hosted through eBay. The entire lump sum will go towards the Billie Butterfly Fund, a charity which raises funds for a 4-year old girl diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. The guitar also comes with a handwritten note from Ed O’Brien: “To whoever ends […]


Stray From The Path involved in car accident

Stray From The Path flipped their trailer earlier today. They reassured tweeters world-wide that, thankfully, no one was hurt; however, the condition of their equipment is still questionable.

The Beatles’ ‘Sgt Pepper’ proclaimed world’s most valuable album cover

Modified artwork of The Beatles‘ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band has an estimated value of £70,000/$112,161. What makes the value of this version skyrocket compared to the original? The original album art, done by by Sir Peter Blake, incorporated images of the legendary English rockers; however, the 1967 modification contains images of American music executives from […]

Close Your Eyes

Close Your Eyes debut on Billboard Top 200 and announce tour

Close Your Eyes released their newest album, Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts, last week and landed a debuting position of #117 on Billboard’s ‘Top 200 Chart’. They have also recently announced a November/December 2011 tour. These ten upcoming shows will be supported by: Norma Jean, Oh, Sleeper, Stray From The Path, and Lower Than Atlantis. Nov 29, 2011 […]

We Are The Ocean

We Are The Ocean Sign To SideOneDummy Records

We Are The Ocean have signed to SideOneDummy Records for North America. While their critically acclaimed album Go Now and Live is currently available for a digital purchase, those of us waiting for a physical copy can expect it to start flying off the shelves on February 28, 2012. We Are The Ocean are also going to […]

World’s Largest Library Of Rock Journalism Launches New eBooks Series

Rock’s Backpages, the world’s largest online library of rock journalism, is launching an eBooks department in celebration of it’s 10th birthday in November. This new branch is headed by former MOJO editor Mat Snow. The eBooks will consist of two series which further initiate Rock’s Backpages as an electronic publisher of elite rock writing.


Counterparts release new music video

Counterparts have released a new music video for the first single, “Jumping Ship”, off of their upcoming album: The Current Will Carry Us. The album is set to drop on October 24. If you can’t wait for the drop to own this track, it’s available on iTunes and Amazon. This makes me wish ‘Trick-Or-Treat’ was […]

A Day To Remember interview and European headlining tour

Hot Topic scored an interview with Jeremy McKinnon (vocalist) and Kevin Skaff (guitarist) of A Day To Remember during Warped Tour in Carson, CA. The interview touches base on the dreaded institution known as ‘high school’ and offers insights to how they view the criticism, harsh and creative, that is written about them. I won’t […]


Teaser for Counterparts new music video

Counterparts have announced a new music video for the track “Jumping Ship” off of their upcoming album, The Current Will Carry Us, out on 10/24. You can watch the sneak peek here.


AMP Music Productions announce a competition for filmmakers

AMP Music Productions, an independent record label, has announced a £11,000 ($14,893) competition for filmmakers. Contestants are requested to submit an original film, or music video, that incorporates one of four songs off of Mike Marlin‘s upcoming album, Man On The Ground, which is to be released in early 2012. The submissions can either be made […]

Close Your Eyes

Close Your Eyes announce new album, headlining tour, and post studio update.

Close Your Eyes have recently revealed both the title and artwork for their new album, Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts, that is set to drop on October 25, 2011; nevertheless, this is their first album since their 2010 debut effort, We Will Overcome. It can be pre-ordered here. This energetic Texas melodic-hardcore band will be promoting their […]