Archive for October 14th, 2009

Matisyahu returns to the Holy Land

Courtesy: SPIN Earth Hassidic Reggae-rapper Matisyahu closed his short Israeli tour with a small, intimate show at the Barby Club in Tel Aviv. The show was announced only a week ahead of time, as an addition to the Jerusalem show the night before, but all the tickets were sold out, and approximately 1000 concertgoers packed […]

Def Jam signs Compton’s Y.G.

Courtesy: Los Angeles Times, Jeff Weiss Since Warren G’s “Regulate…G Funk Era” gave Def Jam/Rush Associated Labels a much needed hit in 1994, arriving just as reports of the label’s insolvency surfaced, the New York-based powerhouse has largely steered clear of West Coast rap, hewing almost exclusively to East Coast and Southern artists like Jay-Z, […]

Atlas Sound: Bonus EP

Courtesy: Pitchfork Bradford Cox’s Atlas Sound project will release his sophomore album, Logos, next week. (October 19 in the UK via 4AD, October 20 in the U.S. via Kranky.) In an effort to reward hardcore fans, the record will be packaged with a bonus six-song EP if ordered from Rough Trade. The added disc features […]

Rivers Cuomo and Katy Perry tag team

Courtesy: Pitchfork Weezer’s move towards teenpop has taken yet another weird turn. In a recent interview with Buzznet, frontman Rivers Cuomo reported that he’s planning to work with pop starlet Katy Perry– someone who, we imagine, has destroyed a few sweaters in her lifetime. Playing a word association game with Buzznet’s interviewer, Cuomo dropped the […]

Adelitas Way Join Tour Supporting Breaking Benjamin

Las Vegas rockers, Adelitas Way will hit the road with Breaking Benjamin this winter in support of their self-titled debut, which released July 14th on Virgin/EMI Music and debuted at #16 on Billboard’s Top New Artist Chart. The tour will kick off in San Antonio, TX on Sunday, November 29 and will include a number […]

Wolfmother have a New Moon Rising

Wolfmother’s video for “New Moon Rising” can be seen below:

Cooking with Aaron of The Almost

Nothing says rock and roll like a good meal, especially when it’s with the frontman of your favorite band. Fans of The Almost will have the chance to cook with singer Aaron in The Almost Culinary Contest. Entrants must submit a video of themselves cooking their favorite dish to the Culinary Contest YouTube Group, and […]

Bon Iver goes away…”indefinitely”

According to reports, last night in Milwaukee, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon told the packed venue that they were witnessing the show that would be the Bon-tourage’s last as a full band for an “indefinite” period of time or at least “until next year.” Original report HERE Hipsters everywhere are starting to cry. For those of […]

The Flaming Lips on Conan

To celebrate the release of Embryonic, The Flaming Lips performed on Conan last night. Missed it? Look at this:

New video from THE BRONX

The Bronx have released their video for “Inveigh.” THE BRONX – INVEIGH from Jamie-James Medina on Vimeo.

REVIEW: Maximum Penalty – Life and Times

Artist: Maximum Penalty Album: Life and Times Genre: Hardcore Label: Reaper The return of old school hardcore has reached us again. Maximum Penalty is back with their new album Life & Times. Being one of the only few remaining old school hardcore bands left on the face of the Earth, you got to give them […]

Forever The Sickest [?] Album art

The artwork for the upcoming album from Forever The Sickest Kids can be seen below. Thoughts?