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Stream Marietta’s Contribution to Lame-O Records’ Split To Benefit United Cerebral Palsy

Earlier this month Lame-O Records announced a six-way split to benefit the non-profit charity United Cerebral Palsy featuring Modern Baseball, Beach Slang, Spraynard, Hurry, The Weaks and Marietta called Strength In Weakness.

The split will release physically and digitally on February 3, with the Modern Baseball, Hurry, and Spraynard tracks already streaming. Today, Property of Zack premiered Marietta’s track, “Old Joe.”

You can stream the track below and grab a copy of the split digitally here.


Stream Donovan Wolfington’s “Spiders,” Part Of A Charity Benefit Compilation

Louisianna five-piece Donovan Wolfington have re-recorded an old track by the name of “Spiders” for Big Footprints RecordsThe Big Comp II, a compilation that benefits 1BlueString and The Nature Conservancy’s Adopt An Acre program.

Along with Donovan are 84 other artists that have donated a track to the compilation, including Citizen, Foxing, The Hotelier, Mansions and Old Gray offering previously released, acoustic or entirely new tracks for the purchase-only compilation.

See the full track list and pick up the digital compilation on Big Footprints Records’ Bandcamp for a small $5 (or more) donation. You can hear Donovan …

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GWAR Reveal Dave Brockie Tribute T-Shirt

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve heard the news that GWAR‘s frontman Dave Brockie recently passed away. In light of his passing the band launched the Dave Brokie Foundation, which is a charity to help promote music, encourage musicians and preserve Brockie’s work. To help kickstart the charity, the foundation has revealed a tribute shirt for Brockie. The shirt has his face on it along with the years he was alive. The shirt is only $20, and you can pick it up by heading here.

Take a look below the jump to read what …


Austrian Death Machine Accused Of Ripping Off World Vision Charity

Months before Tim Lambesis‘ plans to have his wife killed would go public, Austrain Death Machine – a comedic metal side project created by Lambesis – launched a hugely successful Indiegogo campaign to fund the creation of the group’s third full-length album. The album was in production when Lambesis was initially arrested, but thanks to a group of people working behind the scenes it was able to be completed and prepped for a spring 2014 release.

Triple Brutal arrived in stores this month, but even before the record was released people were wondering whether or not they should support …

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Manchester Orchestra Members Release Solo Tracks

As a part of the Fadeaway Records compilation, Fadeaway Records 10: Friends, members of the Atlanta-based band have released three solo tracks.

The three songs are performed by frontman Andy Hull, Robert McDowell and Chris Freeman. Hull’s “Back of Your Old Church” offers up a great representation of his comforting, breathy vocals reminiscent of his Right Away, Great Captain! days. McDowell, performing under the pseudonym “Gobotron,” brings the careful, edging “Walk Like A Dog,” beckoning thoughts of Simon and Garfunkel. Freeman, calling himself “Alaska” took the concept route with “A Teacher In The Sun,” taking the voice of a …


Brand New Announce Two Intimate Shows

Today alternative rock band, Brand New, announced that they will be doing two intimate December shows, one on the East Coast and one on the West Coast.

Brand New will have one show this Sunday, December 8, at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA and another on December 22 at The Bell House in Brooklyn. Fan tickets were released on Ducat King at noon today for the LA show and the Brooklyn show will have additional tickets released at 2pm EST.

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SideOneDummy Records Announce #TestPressThursdays

So you get to donate to charity, and get some awesome test presses too? What could be better than that! SideOneDummy Records have announced a new charity effort that’s been dubbed #TestPressThursdays. Every Thursday, starting November 7, the label will auction off some new rare/limited edition and/or test press vinyls from bands on the label. The presses will be added to the label’s eBay profile, and eBayers will be able to battle it out online. They haven’t given specifics as to what will be on sale, and when, but you can see what they had to say, and find their …


Modern Vinyl’s Halloween Extravaganza

If there are two things we love, it’s Halloween and vinyl records. Coincidentally, those two loves are shared by our friends at Modern Vinyl and this year, they are celebrating both things with a pair of limited edition t-shirts. Here’s the skinny.

The shirts are sweet. They feature kids dressed as classic horror movie monsters and vinyl lover’s memorabilia. They are 20 bucks in the states shipped and 23 internationally. 100% of proceeds will go toward Trick or Treat for UNICEF. Each shirt is limited to 75 and free sticker will be included in all orders. The first 5 …

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Katy Perry To Headline Charity Event Next Month

Katy Perry will be headlining the “We Can Survive – Music For Life” charity event hosted by AMP Radio and Citi. The charity will be held October 23 in Los Angeles, California. Katy Perry will be joined on stage with Tegan And Sara, Kacey Musgraves, Sara Bareilles and Ellie Goulding.

100% of the benefit concert’s proceeds will be donated the Young Survival Coalition, which is a charity dedicated towards helping young women diagnosed with breast cancer. You can read more on that here.


Get Miley Cyrus Naked (And Fight Cancer) For Only $35

If the release of “We Can’t Stop” did not make the message clear enough for you, the following story will once and for all cement the fact Miley Cyrus is no longer the innocent teen that entertained a generation of tweens. She’s an adult, or at least wants to be treated like one, and thanks to a new partnership with Marc Jacobs we can all see her naked for less than a date night at the movies.

Hitting the net over the last day via press release and opinionated music fans, Miley Cyrus has become the latest star …

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Blink-182 Announce Efforts To Benefit Victims Of Oklahoma Tornado

Pop punk pioneers Blink-182 have announced plans to launch efforts to benefit the victims of the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma.

Taking to their Facebook today, the members of Blink-182 wrote a passionate letter to friends and fans about their feelings towards the events that occurred earlier this week. We want the full impact of the members’ words to come across, so instead of paraphrasing we’re just going to post their message in full. The band writes:

“As we watch the news again this morning from Oklahoma our hearts as we are sure yours are as well are just broken for …

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Transit Release Shirt To Support Boston Bombing Victims

Stoneham, Massachusetts’ Transit has released a brand new shirt intended to help provide relief for the victims of last week’s bombings in Boston.

“Being away from home during a time like last week was one of the hardest things we’ve had to endure as a band. It was endlessly frustrating to not be able to reach out a helping hand to friends, families, loved ones, and our city. We have never been so proud to be where we’re from. We hope this helps,” the band posted to Facebook.

All of the proceeds from these shirts will be donated to …