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  • Jessie James To release Boys In The Summer

    posted on June 30, 2010
    Jessie James

    Jessie James steals her way into everyone’s heart this season with “Boys In the Summer,” her brand new Mercury Records single – impacting at Top 40 radio on July 12th; at pop and country radio on July 13th; and at Hot AC on July 19th. CMT is now air...

  • Brother Clyde To release self-titled

    posted on June 30, 2010
    Brother Clyde

    Brother Clyde is the new rock band started by country star Billy Ray Cyrus. The Los Angeles based combo also features Samantha Maloney (Mötley Crüe, Hole, Eagles of Death Metal) and guitarist Jamie Miller (theSTART, Snot), within its ranks. The band ...

  • Chromeo To release Business Casual

    posted on June 30, 2010

    The prodigious New York/ Montreal-based electro-funk favorites, Chromeo, have issued another glimpse of what's in store from their forthcoming third studio album Business Casual. Available at all digital retailers worldwide via Atlantic Records, "Don...

  • Rose Elinor Dougall To release Without Why

    posted on June 30, 2010
    Rose Elinor Dougall

    Rose Elinor Dougall has announced her next single, Carry On, to be released through her own Scarlett Music imprint on the 23rd of August 2010. Carry On is the calling card for Dougall's debut album Without Why, which comes out a week later on August ...

  • Antony and The Johnsons To release Swanlights

    posted on June 30, 2010
    Antony and The Johnsons

    Antony and the Johnsons will release their new album, “Swanlights”, on October 12th in the US via Secretly Canadian. Abrams Image will simultaneously release a special edition of “Swanlights” which will include the CD inside a 144-page hard cover bo...

  • Fight Fair To release California Kicks

    posted on June 30, 2010
    Fight Fair

    Wind the clock back several decades and imagine a California summer of a much simpler time. Even if you weren’t around in those years, it probably isn’t all that tough to picture. In fact, you’ve probably seen it before on television or in the movies...

  • Potluck To release Greatest Hits With Our Buds

    posted on June 30, 2010

    Since 2001, Humboldt hip-hop duo Potluck has been cultivating an army of pot smoking hip-hop heads who crave the group’s head nodding beats. Throughout their decade career, Potluck has created some sticky musical chemistry with the aid of some of the...

  • Noise Floor Crew To release debut EP

    posted on June 30, 2010
    Noise Floor Crew

    With this debut EP from Noise Floor Crew that Chicago's classic imprint, Dust Traxx takes a dramatic new turn. For almost a decade and a half, the sound of Chicago and the Dust Traxx label group have been synonymous. Everyone from Paul Johnson to Der...

  • Halsted To release Life Underwater

    posted on June 29, 2010

    Life Underwater was recorded in an old Victorian House in San Francisco during the rainy season of this past winter. "Most reels of tape have higher price tags than our budget for this album, yet I consider it the most dynamic, sweeping and ambitious...

  • Lydia Burrell To release self-titled

    posted on June 29, 2010
    Lydia Burrell

    Removador Recordings and Solutions, the record label co-founded by My Morning Jacket frontman Yim Yames and former MMJ guitarist Johnny Quaid, has just released Lydia Burrell, the debut effort from producer Alexander Smith under the moniker Lydia Bu...

  • Blessed By A Broken Heart Exclusive Interview

    posted on June 29, 2010
    Blessed By A Broken Heart

    Summer time seems to be filled with millions of tours be it the Warped Tour in it’s sixteenth year of existence or the Bamboozle Roadshow to the Scream it Like You Mean it Tour to the one that is about to kick off on July 2nd with Scream the Prayer. ...

  • Ceschi To release The One Man Band Broke

    posted on June 29, 2010

    We all feel that pressure from time to time: how can I, just one person, change the world? Ambitious as it might be, these pressures can be warranted and if there’s anyone who we can turn to for inspiration, it’s Ceschi. Not only is he the founder ...

  • Dyme Def To release Sex Tape

    posted on June 29, 2010
    Dyme Def

    Dyme Def, the North-West trio of Fearce, SEV, and Brainstorm, is excited to release their sophomore full-length Sex Tape, a highly visual and blatantly sexual project released in a collaborative effort with clothing company Two in The Shirt (T.I.T.S....

  • Alex Winston To release The Basement Covers

    posted on June 29, 2010
    Alex Winston

    While it’s a great accomplishment to play a single instrument well, it’s a truly rare gift to play many perfectly. With The Basement Covers EP, singer Alex Winston proves she is one of the exceptional few. Classically trained in opera and bred on mus...

  • Maximum Balloon To release self-titled

    posted on June 29, 2010
    Maximum Balloon

    David Andrew Sitek; guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and producer for TV On The Radio, as well as such critically-acclaimed and popular bands like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Liars, and Scarlett Johansson's album of Tom Waits covers, announces his new proje...

  • Disturbed To release Asylum

    posted on June 29, 2010

    Multi-platinum hard rock band Disturbed have scored their highest chart entry position at Active Rock radio to date with the No. 5 bow of “Another Way To Die,” the electrifying new single from their upcoming album Asylum. This is the best debut on th...

  • Moe Pope To release Life After God

    posted on June 28, 2010
    Moe Pope

    MC Moe Pope's career first took off in the early 2000s with Bay Area-based hip-hop band Mission (who later became known as Crown City Rockers). After a series of 12"s, Pope appeared on the group's LP, One, in 2001, before he decided to return to Bos...

  • Kilmore Place To release What Happened?

    posted on June 28, 2010
    Kilmore Place

    Summer has arrived. Break out the BBQ, find your favourite pair of shorts and open your ears: it’s time for some new music to add to your summer soundtrack. The fresh sense of optimism that always accompanies summer is the perfect headspace for Kil...

  • The New Czars To release Doomsday

    posted on June 28, 2010
    The New Czars

    Members of The New Czars have worked with influential musicians across the music spectrum: Alice Cooper, Lita Ford, Bootsy Collins, Buckethead, Reeves Gabrels, Bruce Dickinson, Puddle of Mudd, Courtney Love, Pink, and others. Now it’s time for the ...

  • Trances Arc To release TA

    posted on June 28, 2010
    Trances Arc

    It's from Atlanta, GA quartet Trances Arc and it's their new single BOOM CITY from their upcoming album TA, out July 20th. Trances Arc will release TA on their own label, Slush Fund Records. An album that lets loose with a fervor and familiarity, ...

  • Matisyahu Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 28, 2010

    Matisyahu will be hitting the road this summer for a coast-to-coast North American tour behind his critically acclaimed album Light, which debuted inside the Top 20 on the Billboard 200 Chart. The international reggae star will be joining Sublime wit...

  • El DeBarge Exclusive Interview

    posted on June 28, 2010
    El DeBarge

    El DeBarge's triumphant return to the stage at the 2010 “BET Awards” on June 27th was only the beginning of life’s second chance for one of R&B Pop’s most distinctive and popular voices. On the star-studded show, DeBarge performed the title track fro...

  • Helmet To release Seeing Eye Dog

    posted on June 28, 2010

    Seminal rock band Helmet return September 7 with a new full-length album SEEING EYE DOG--their first since 2006’s critically acclaimed Monochrome—and will tour the U.S. immediately upon its release and then Europe (dates TBA). Marking their first ...

  • Deftones Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 28, 2010

    DEFTONES have just completed a triumphant European tour in support of their sixth full-length studio album, DIAMOND EYES, which crash-landed its way into the Billboard Top 10 upon its May 4th release. Following a string of sold out U.S. dates, an...

  • Maroon5 Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 28, 2010
    Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 are excited to announce they’ve added new dates to their 2010 ‘Hands All Over’ tour. The second leg, which will kick off on October 6th will follow the release of the band’s third studio album, Hands All Over (A&M/Octone), out September 21s...

  • The Morning Benders To release Big Echo

    posted on June 28, 2010
    The Morning Benders

    The morning benders new album, Big Echo, opens with the warm crackle and pop of a needle hitting vinyl, before the swooning orchestration sweeps in and carries you away to a time when life was more carefree and natural. A lush, big-hearted collection...

  • Taddy Porter To release self-titled

    posted on June 28, 2010
    Taddy Porter

    Primary Wave Music will release Stillwater, Oklahoma based quartet Taddy Porter’s debut tomorrow, June 29, 2010. In its first week at radio, the lead single “Shake Me” debuted as the #3 Most Added track at Active Rock and is now approaching the Top ...

  • Carl Broemel To release All Birds Say

    posted on June 28, 2010
    Carl Broemel

    “It takes a lot of time to know your mind.” Its a simple statement, yet earnest and profound in its offering. Sometimes it’s the spaces in between, the subtleties and ambiguities that provide us with the most meaning.? All Birds Say (ATO Records) i...

  • The Scorpions To release Sting in the Tail

    posted on June 25, 2010
    The Scorpions

    Legendary hard rockers the SCORPIONS kicked off the North American leg of the “Get Your Sting and Blackout” farewell tour Friday night (6/18) in Holmdel, NJ. Performing to a packed house of over 7,000 at the PNC Bank Arts Center, the band gave their...

  • Ed Kowalczyk Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 25, 2010
    Ed Kowalczyk

    Ed Kowalczyk, legendary lead singer and songwriter of the multi-Platinum rock band Live, who is releasing his first solo album, Alive, on July 6 has also announced July U.S. tour dates. The summer tour schedule starts July 1 in Buffalo, NY and ends ...

  • Kill Hannah Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 25, 2010
    Kill Hannah

    Recently they've been off the radar tour wise after their seventh successful headlining European tour but the talented and much appreciated chicago legends Kill Hannah will be hitting the road once again with fellow legends Smashing Pumpkins!

  • Bilal To release Airtight's Revenge

    posted on June 25, 2010

    Grammy-nominated musical artist Bilal returns with his third studio album, Airtight’s Revenge, which will be released September 14 through Plug Research Music and distributed through The Orchard. A provocative genre-bending album that dissects lo...

  • Bad City To release Welcome To The Wasteland

    posted on June 25, 2010
    Bad City

    Atlantic Records has announced its signing of much-buzzed-about new hard rock band Bad City. The Chicago-based combo’s exhilarating debut album, entitled “WELCOME TO THE WASTELAND,” arrives in stores and at all DSPs on August 24th. In the meantim...

  • Jer Coons Exclusive Interview

    posted on June 24, 2010
    Jer Coons

    Next up is another one of those internet success stories. No, it’s not Jeffree Star or Justin Bieber. It’s Jer Coons, another crooner who comes from in his own words, ‘a very remote town in the middle of nowhere in a town called Middlebury, Vermo...

  • Tired Pony To release The Place We Ran From

    posted on June 24, 2010
    Tired Pony

    Tired Pony will be releasing their debut album, The Place We Ran From, on September 28th, 2010 on Mom + Pop. The band, spearheaded by Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody, is a collaborative project featuring the talents of R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, Belle and Se...

  • Colossus To release Drunk on Blood

    posted on June 24, 2010

    In their early careers, members of Colossus were in several formidable punk rock acts, but thankfully came to their senses and embraced their irrepressible youthful metal roots. Now, armed with guitars and beer they are storming across the tundra of...

  • John Legend To release Wake Up!

    posted on June 24, 2010
    John Legend & The Roots

    Musical powerhouses John Legend & The Roots are presenting fans with a fiery new offering, Wake Up! The upcoming CD, being released by Sony Music on September 21, 2010, will feature soulful music from the 60’s and 70’s all with an underlying theme o...

  • Hey Monday To release Beneath It All

    posted on June 24, 2010
    Hey Monday

    Decaydance/Columbia Records has set August 17th, 2010 as the release date for Beneath It All, the highly anticipated sophomore album from pop-rock group Hey Monday. Fans can get a first taste now with an audio stream of “Wish You Were Here” at www.he...

  • Serj Tankian To release Imperfect Harmonies

    posted on June 24, 2010
    Serj Tankian

    Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and political activist Serj Tankian will release a new solo album, titled Imperfect Harmonies, on Serjical Strike/Reprise Records on September 7th, 2010. The album is the second solo release from the System ...

  • Brandon Flowers To release Flamingo

    posted on June 24, 2010
    Brandon Flowers

    The Killers’ Brandon Flowers will release his debut solo album, entitled Flamingo, on September 14th, 2010 on Island Records. Produced by Stuart Price, Daniel Lanois, and Brendan O’Brien, Flamingo is a brilliant collection of songs from an artist wh...

  • Chocolate Genius Inc To release Swansongs

    posted on June 23, 2010
    Chocolate Genius Inc

    Since no one's made a movie about Marc Anthony Thompson's beautifully strange life— not yet, at least—here are some pivotal plot points for you screenwriter types... Born in Panama, raised in California, and molded by New York's music scene. Two solo...

  • Cimer Amor Exclusive Interview

    posted on June 23, 2010
    Cimer Amor

    Just released his first single "Another Classic" (a MR-favorite for no reason) and his debut album "Taking Nowhere Somewhere" is right around the corner. Cimer Amor is a Philly producer and one-half of CAEN Project. He has worked with artists as Saba...

  • Spearhead To release The Sound of Sunshine

    posted on June 23, 2010
    Michael Franti & Spearhead

    Michael Franti & Spearhead return with their much anticipated album, THE SOUND OF SUNSHINE, on August 24th through Capitol Records/Boo Boo Wax. The album’s first singles are already gaining momentum at radio with “Shake It” hitting the Top 40 and Hot...

  • Tank To release Now or Never

    posted on June 23, 2010

    Atlantic Records welcomes a new addition to its storied roster of legendary R&B artists with the signing of Grammy Award-nominated superstar Tank. The acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer is set to make his label debut this week with “Sex Music,” hi...

  • Megadeth To release Rust In Peace Live

    posted on June 23, 2010

    The final night of Megadeth’s historic month-long Rust In Peace 20th anniversary tour has been captured for the upcoming Rust In Peace Live Blu-ray, DVD and CD, due out September 7 on Shout! Factory. On March 31, 2010, at this incredibly special sho...

  • Silverstein Exclusive Interview

    posted on June 23, 2010

    Silverstein is normally seen as one of the biggest harder music forces in Canada and over time, I have had the chance to sit down with Shane the lead singer twice and luckily at an extremely historic time for a band. The band is currently celebrating...

  • Jenna Andrews To release as-yet-untitled debut

    posted on June 23, 2010
    Jenna Andrews

    On her forthcoming Island Records debut, Canadian born singer/song writer, Jenna Andrews weaves a deep tapestry of emotion, personal growth and introspection in her debut album. She imbues everything from pop to soul with poignant lyrics, suggesting ...

  • NeverShoutNever To release Harmony

    posted on June 23, 2010
    Never Shout Never

    One of the year’s most buzzed-about new acts, Never Shout Never, fronted by 19-year-old singer-songwriter Christofer Drew, will release a new album, titled Harmony, on Love Records/Sire Records on August 24th, 2010. The album was produced by veteran ...

  • The Extremities To release The Mint Condition

    posted on June 22, 2010
    The Extremities

    The Extremities is an incredibly fitting name for the latest project, courtesy of Toronto's producer Fresh Kils (sampler/keyboard) and Halifax’s Uncle Fester (turntable). Simply put, there’s just so much happening on The Mint Condition, the collabor...

  • Unicycle Loves You To release Mirror Mirror

    posted on June 22, 2010
    Unicycle Loves You

    Two years after their debut release, Unicycle Loves You are back with their next pop experiment, Mirror, Mirror. The album sees this former quintet stripped down to its core trio and removed from the glossy studio setting. Jim Carroll, whose solo hom...

  • Madball To release Empire

    posted on June 22, 2010

    New York City hardcore legends Madball are set to release their Good Fight Music debut this fall, appropriately entitled Empire. The record is tentatively set for release in late September or early October of 2010. “Empire will play off of the name,”...

  • Guy Sebastian To release Like It Like That

    posted on June 22, 2010
    Guy Sebastian

    Soul-singer Guy Sebastian‘s debut U.S. album Like It Like That is being released this month through an exclusive arrangement with Barnes & Noble stores which will carry the CD beginning June 29. Additionally, the album was made available for sale on ...

  • Chilly Gonzales To release Ivory Tower

    posted on June 22, 2010
    Chilly Gonzales

    Famed rapper / pianist / Grammy-nominated producer Chilly Gonzales is about to release Ivory Tower, an ambitious, intelligent and – typically of Chilly – clever album, produced by German producer Boys Noize. The album is a musical companion to a new ...

  • This Providence Exclusive Interview

    posted on June 22, 2010
    This Providence

    Lately it seems like punk rock with a pop tinge has been taking over the world but one act that is making their own name for themselves are the Seattle based This Providence. They most recently did their first headlining tour ever but over the past y...

  • Enrique Iglesias To release Euphoria

    posted on June 22, 2010
    Enrique Iglesias

    Enrique Iglesias returns his eagerly-anticipated new album, Euphoria. With its seductive pop, driving hip hop beats and heart of pure passion, Euphoria is set to bring a rush of blood to the dancefloor, with VIP guests including Akon, Nicole Scherzin...

  • Metermaids To release HELLO Mixtape

    posted on June 22, 2010

    Nicknamed rap's Bad News Bears, Metermaids, the New York-based duo comprised of Swell and Sentence, are releasing their mixtape, HELLO, mixed entirely by DJ Rob Swift, today on 27 Sound Entertainment. Having already released two singles to praise, in...

  • Evans Blue Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 22, 2010
    Evans Blue

    Melodic hard rock outfit Evans Blue has announced the dates for their upcoming headlining tour with Red Line Chemistry and Lansdowne. The trek will kick off July 7th in Lincoln, NE and run through August 14th, with more dates to be announced shortly....

  • A Place To Bury Strangers To release I Lived My Life To Stand In The Shadow Of Your Heart

    posted on June 22, 2010
    A Place To Bury Strangers

    A Place To Bury Strangers will release a new digital EP, I Lived My Life To Stand In The Shadow Of Your Heart, on June 22nd. The EP features a new track, “Girlfriend”, and remixes by Secret Machines, Cereal Spiller, and Broken Spindles. A Place T...

  • Harper Blynn Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 22, 2010
    Harper Blynn

    Just a heads up that Brooklyn four-piece Harper Blynn will be playing a special show this Sunday, June 27 at Public Assembly. They’ll play at 4:30PM as part of the Northside Festival, together with Jody Porter, Madison Square Gardeners and The Canon ...

  • Red Line Chemistry To release Dying For A Living

    posted on June 22, 2010
    Red Line Chemistry

    Kansas City’s Red Line Chemistry will hit the road for the band’s first national tour on July 7th in Lincoln, NE. The routing which is heavily concentrated on the West Coast, in the Midwest and across Texas, will find the quintet supporting Evan’s B...

  • Ashley Arrison Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 22, 2010
    Ashley Arrison

    Ashley Arrison just announced she will tour in support of her debut album, Hearts On Parade through the summer. Arrison will begin the Hearts On Parade Tour at 12th & Porter in Nashville, TN on Thursday, July 1st in celebration of the album’s releas...

  • Michael Buble Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 22, 2010
    Michael Bublé

    Canadian superstar Michael Bublé continues his phenomenal ability to fill arenas for his “Crazy Love” summer tour in the midst of reports of low ticket sales for many of this summer’s concerts. Following a series of sellout European shows, the Gr...

  • Stars Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 21, 2010

    Beginning on September 22nd in Rochester, NY, beloved Canadian indie rock band STARS will headline a month-long US tour in support of their forthcoming new album The Five Ghosts. Before hitting the road for the tour, the band will appear at several ...

  • Cavo Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 21, 2010

    After wrapping up an extensive U.S. arena tour with Daughtry in June, Cavo have announced they will keep things blazing this summer with a series of headlining shows as well as radio festival appearances across the country in July and August. Please ...

  • The Spill Canvas Exclusive Interview

    posted on June 21, 2010
    The Spill Canvas

    It’s been a while since we’ve heard new music from Dakota raised The Spill Canvas but this is definitely their year and return musically. They dropped two dynamite EP’s in Abnormalties and Realties this year along with a highly successful spring head...

  • The Black Angels To release Phosphene Dream

    posted on June 21, 2010
    The Black Angels

    Today, record label Blue Horizon announced it has signed Austin-based psychedelic rock band, The Black Angels. The Black Angels third album, and first release on Blue Horizon, is the highly anticipated Phosphene Dream, which is set for release on Se...

  • Nicole Atkins To release as-yet-untitled

    posted on June 21, 2010
    Nicole Atkins

    Razor & Tie is excited to announce the signing of Nicole Atkins, a Brooklyn, New York based songstress. Nicole is bringing her unique voice and crooner core sound to Razor & Tie, who will release Atkins' second album in early 2011. Formerly signed...

  • 36 Crazyfists To release Collisions and Castaways

    posted on June 21, 2010
    36 Crazyfists

    36 CRAZYFISTS is pleased to announce the July 27th release of their upcoming Ferret Music effort, Collisions and Castaways. Hunger for a new record has been building in the hearts of fans since 2008’s The Tide and Its Takers. To accent this exciting ...

  • Anarbor Exclusive Interview

    posted on June 21, 2010

    One of the hardest working bands today in this journalists’ eye is this next pop punk band Anarbor. I’ve known about this band for years, hearing their name every where I go and the tours that they have gotten on, but never sitting down with the band...

  • Hell Within To release God Grant Me Vengeance

    posted on June 21, 2010
    Hell Within

    New England’s hardcore/metal veteran act, Hell Within, has set a July 13th release date for their Thorp Records debut, God Grant Me Vengeance. The ferocious follow-up to 2007’s, Shadows of Vanity (Lifeforce Records), was recorded at Damage Studios i...

  • Jules Chaz To release Toppings

    posted on June 21, 2010
    Jules Chaz

    Hip Hop purists, make room in your crates under "Baroque/Blunted Beats" for Jules Chaz. You may have never heard of him and Google certainly won't help, but the man's street cred weighs a ton. After playing in various bands around British Columbia, c...

  • Sublime Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 21, 2010

    One of the most notable and successful ska-punk bands of all time, Sublime, has sold over 17 million albums worldwide. The group’s success stems from their multi-platinum landmark debut album, 40oz. to Freedom, lo-fi follow up, Robbin' the Hood and t...

  • She and Him Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 21, 2010
    She & Him

    She & Him, the musical duo of M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel, will be expanding their tour in support of their amazing sophomore album, Volume Two (Merge Records), hitting select cities for the very first time. After playing a hugely successful show at ...

  • Mike Petrone To release The Last Hundred Yards

    posted on June 21, 2010
    Mike Petrone

    It may have seemed like a lofty goal for an independent rapper to get Lil Scrappy and Iam of Soul Mafia on his first single. Not for Mike Petrone, whose breakthrough record "Crank It" is heating up the streets of his native Atlanta on the strength of...

  • H2O To release Reset

    posted on June 21, 2010

    It's rare to find a rapper willing to truly bare his soul for his music. But insane, out of control, metaphysically impossible rhyme spitter H2-O is ready to share his undeniable view on today's music industry with his upcoming mixtape "RESET", avail...

  • The Summer Set Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 19, 2010
    The Summer Set

    After an extremely successful stint on the Spring 2010 AP Tour, the Arizona power pop band is set to take the industry by storm this summer. They are joining on all-star lineup at this year's annual Vans Warped Tour, have their hit single "Chelsea" ...

  • Herbie Hancock Announce Tour Dates

    posted on June 19, 2010
    Herbie Hancock

    Herbie Hancock's The Imagine Project is an unprecedented international recording and film project featuring collaborations between the music legend and a dozen superstars from every region of the globe. It utilizes the universal language of music to ...

  • Honor Bright To release Action! Drama! Suspense!

    posted on June 18, 2010
    Honor Bright

    Action! Drama! Suspense! was produced by former A Day To Remember guitarist Tom Denney and Go Radio front man Jason Lancaster (ex-Mayday Parade). The album will be released July 20th on Triple Crown Records. To celebrate the release of the album, HON...

  • Sabbath Assembly To release Restored To One

    posted on June 18, 2010
    Sabbath Assembly

    Sabbath Assembly's album Restored to One (out June 22nd) is a collection of songs originally performed by a cult from the 60's called The Process Church of the Final Judgement, who were known for worshipping both Jesus and Satan (which is mentioned f...

  • Ashers To release Kill Your Master

    posted on June 18, 2010

    New England’s progressive punk rock outfit, Ashers, has set a release date for their debut full-length record, Kill Your Master. The punishing debut will hit stores on July 13th, courtesy of Thorp Records. Kill Your Master was recorded in February ...

  • Chris Difford To release Cashmere If You Can

    posted on June 18, 2010
    Chris Difford

    While UK New Wave legends SQUEEZE ready themselves for their summer US tour and new studio release Spot the Difference, Squeeze co-founder Chris Difford is also quietly releasing his new solo album, Cashmere If You Can. The album is the inaugural off...

  • Everyday Tragedy To release Blackhole Carousel

    posted on June 18, 2010
    Everyday Tragedy

    Everyday Tragedy, the Orange County, California-based alt-rock band will digitally release its second album, Blackhole Carousel, featuring songs about "love, life and the misfortunes of each," on July 20 through Antihero Records. Mastered by the ...

  • DeVotchKa To release as-yet-untitled

    posted on June 18, 2010

    These are exciting times for exotic Denver based rock outfit DeVotchKa. The unique and original band, which got it 's start backing burlesque shows, has evolved into one of the most electrifying and original rock acts in action today. The group recen...

  • Lights To release Lights Acoustic EP

    posted on June 18, 2010

    Keytar-wielding synth-pop sensation LIGHTS has announced the Sire Records release of her new EP, LIGHTS. ACOUSTIC., on July 20, 2010. The stripped-down collection of songs includes “River,” “February Air” and “Saviour” off her full length debut The ...

  • Eels To release Tomorrow Morning

    posted on June 18, 2010
    The Eels

    EELS leader Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, calls the 14 track album the final installment of a trilogy that began with HOMBRE LOBO (June 2009) and END TIMES (January 2010). Following a four year absence, TOMORROW MORNING will be the third new EELS album...

  • The Break Mission To release Alpha

    posted on June 18, 2010
    The Break Mission

    The Break Mission will be releasing their new LP Alpha next Tuesday, June 22 through Authentik Artists. The group is for fans of Band of Horses, Doves, Fleet Foxes and Death Cab. The LP was produced by Break Mission drummer Ben Lindell (MGMT, Marky R...

  • Selene Vigil-Wilk To release That Was Then

    posted on June 17, 2010
    Selene Vigil-Wilk

    Selene Vigil-Wilk, best known as the riveting front woman for acclaimed Seattle indie band 7 Year Bitch, will make her solo debut with That Was Then, due out September 14th. She'll release the album on indie label, Tuck and Roll Music. That Was Then ...

  • Brackles To release Songs For Endless Cities

    posted on June 17, 2010

    New !K7–affilated label Cool in the Pool opens it’s account with a state of the art compilation from 24 year old Londoner Brackles. In the last six months, the Blunted Robots co-owner and FWD/Rinse FM regular has been grappling with the "Future Gara...

  • Frazey Ford To release Obadiah

    posted on June 17, 2010
    Frazey Ford

    The Be Good Tanyas’ Frazey Ford is set to release her debut solo album Obadiah on July 20. Obadiah combines Frazey’s gorgeous sultry vocals that defined the Tanyas' sound, with her ever growing love for soul music, adding a rich fullness and bottom ...

  • Jukebox The Ghost To release Everything Under the Sun

    posted on June 17, 2010
    Jukebox The Ghost

    Jukebox The Ghost's second album 'Everything Under the Sun,' their debut for Yep Roc, is set for a September 7 release. The 11 high-energy, keyboard-driven and guitar-intensive original songs were recorded by pianist Ben Thornewill, guitarist Tommy S...

  • Ry Cuming To release self-titled

    posted on June 17, 2010
    Ry Cuming

    When Australian native Ry Cuming was 18 years old, the pro-surfer turned musician was playing guitar in a hotel hallway after surfing in the World Longboard Championships in Costa Rica. An L.A. film producer who happened to be nearby and got an earfu...

  • Derek Trucks Band To release Roadsongs

    posted on June 17, 2010
    Derek Trucks Band

    Grammy Award winners, The Derek Trucks Band (DTB), revered for their live shows, will release Roadsongs, a two disc LIVE album. After touring non-stop around the world for 16 years, The Derek Trucks Band announced in November that they are taking a ...

  • Mastodon To release Jonah Hex EP

    posted on June 17, 2010

    Following the June 18th opening of the feature film Jonah Hex, Reprise Records will release a 6-track EP from Mastodon from the film’s original motion picture score Jonah Hex on June 29th, 2010. Jonah Hex features an original score by Reprise r...

  • Wu-Tang Clan To release Pollen: The Swarm Part Three

    posted on June 16, 2010
    Wu-Tang Clan

    The legendary Wu-Tang Clan is gearing up for the release of their brand new fifteen track album, Pollen: The Swarm Part Three, which hits stores next week, by streaming it in its entirety on AOL Music and AOL Spinner this week. The record, which dro...

  • REM To release Fables Of The Reconstruction (25th Anniversary)

    posted on June 16, 2010

    R.E.M. has teamed with Capitol/I.R.S. for the July 13 release of an expanded 25th Anniversary 2CD and digital edition of the band’s 1985 album, Fables Of The Reconstruction. The new edition features the digitally remastered original album, plus 14 pr...

  • Tera Melos To release Patagonian Rats

    posted on June 16, 2010
    Tera Melos

    Tera Melos are up to something different... something devious... something infectious: the long-running Sacramento punk-jazz trio are unleashing rats this fall. Not literally, but Patagonian Rats the band's first proper full-length, which is packed w...

  • Grum To release Heartbeats

    posted on June 16, 2010

    If you've stepped foot anywhere near London or Glasgow across the waters lately, the impact of GRUM's music needs no introduction. A DJ who rules the underground overseas, and regularly commands the Hype Machine top spot for his remixes, GRUM has cha...

  • Gabriel Mintz To release Volume One

    posted on June 16, 2010
    Gabriel Mintz

    Gabriel Mintz has a need to write songs. Lots of them. It’s like blood or breathing. From his West Village days on Bleeker Street to his Greyhound Bus desert individuations, Mintz has written more than a hundred songs that tell of characters and sket...

  • Anberlin To release Dark Is The Way Light is a Place

    posted on June 16, 2010

    Anberlin will release their much-buzzed about fifth studio album, Dark Is The Way, Light is a Place,on September 21st. The band recorded it at Nashville's renowned Blackbird Studio with Brendan O'Brien (Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, Rage Against the ...

  • Danger Is My Middle Name To release Giant Killer EP

    posted on June 16, 2010
    Danger Is My Middle Name

    A favorite among Midwest rock fans, Chicago’s Danger Is My Middle Name will be self-releasing its Giant Killer EP on August 10. With a rabid fan base in cities such as Minneapolis, Iowa City, Milwaukee, Grand Rapids, Dayton, St. Louis, and Northwest ...

  • Apache Beat To release Last Chants

    posted on June 16, 2010
    Apache Beat

    Apache Beat have been championed by Pitchfork, NME, NYLON and countless others for the past two years and now their debut is finally upon us. The band has been pummeling stages with everyone from Gossip to Crystal Castles to School of Seven Bells and...

  • Violens To release Amoral

    posted on June 16, 2010

    New York’s Violens (‘vy-lenz’) announce their highly anticipated debut album Amoral. The first single ‘Acid Reign’ will be released as a limited edition 7” on July 26th through the band’s own imprint Static Recital. B-side ‘Space Around the Feel Sta...

  • Angel Band To release Bless My Sole

    posted on June 16, 2010
    Angel Band

    Elmore magazine has praised Angel Band's "distinct voices, gorgeous harmonies and extraordinary players." The female vocal trio's third album, 'Bless My Sole,' will be released by Appleseed Recordings July 27th, and those hearing it will understand w...

  • Spoek Mathambo To release Mshini Wam

    posted on June 16, 2010
    Spoek Mathambo

    Part of a new breed of African artists, 24 year old Spoek Mathambo (Rapper/DJ and Graphic Designer/Illustrator) is hitting the world hard with his take on Afro-futurism. Spoek sees himself as a part of a new wave of energy in Africa, which is intent ...

  • DJ Khaled To release Victory

    posted on June 16, 2010
    DJ Khaled

    Miami hip hop star DJ KHALED goes Gold once again, as his smash single and sports anthem “All I Do Is Win” is certified Gold by the RIIA, with over 500,000 copies sold. The single is featured on DJ Khaled’s latest album, VICTORY (on We The Best Musi...

  • The Realist To release Hate Speech

    posted on June 16, 2010
    The Realist

    On Hate Speech, The Realist deliver bone crushing basslines with ruthless urban lyrics as easily as they drift into inner city turmoil and emotive soundscapes and then round it all off with the humorous, filthy and edgy ‘The Ass Track’.

  • Sum-in-1 To release Anywhere

    posted on June 16, 2010

    After surviving a nearly fatal car accident with the police at 65mph and experiencing death, Sum-in-1 awoke with a new outlook and mission, which began with dedicating his life to his music. Mostow aka "Sum-in-1" The MC/Producer bringing a solution f...

  • Cool Nutz To release Incredible

    posted on June 16, 2010
    Cool Nutz

    Growing up in Northeast Portland, OR, Terrance Scott pka Cool Nutz always kept his eyes on the prize. Hip-Hop culture had always played a huge role in his life, but at no point did he think that Hip-Hop culture and business would mix to put food on t...

  • Dreamend To release So I Ate Myself Bite by Bite

    posted on June 15, 2010

    Dreamend's album, So I Ate Myself, Bite by Bite is the third album from a member of the peculiar electronic band, Black Moth Super Rainbow out this year. With So I Ate Myself, Bite by Bite, Dreamend diverges from the synth-pop of Black Moth to take o...

  • Kane and Abel To release Back on Money

    posted on June 15, 2010
    Kane & Abel

    E1 Music is proud to announce the upcoming release Back On Money from David and Daniel Garcia better known as Kane & Abel on July 27th, 2010. The twin duo, also known for their film work, is back on the scene in a major way with a new CD this summer....

  • Hey Monday Exclusive Interview

    posted on June 15, 2010
    Hey Monday

    In the beginning, Alternative Press may have rated their first album just two stars, but in their short time since their 2008 debut record they have grown to be one of the headliners on the spring AP tour along with gracing the cover. Hey Monday, or ...

  • Supastar LT To release Voice Of The City

    posted on June 15, 2010
    Supastar LT

    Supastar LT has released his much-anticipated mixtape " Voice Of The City". Hosted by DJ Drama and narrated by Clinton Sparks, the star-studded 19-track release is available for free download at www.blockstarzmusic.com. Supastar LT was born in Dal...

  • Atom Smash To release self-titled

    posted on June 15, 2010
    Atom Smash

    "Do Her Wrong," the first song released off the debut album from Miami-based Atom Smash is available on iTunes today. The band's self-titled album will be coming out on August 31st from Jive Records. Atom Smash harness just the right sonic chemi...

  • Slum Village To release Villa Manifesto

    posted on June 15, 2010
    Slum Village

    E1 Music and NE’ASTRA Music Group is happy to announce the release of Villa Manifesto, the new studio album by Detroit hip hop group Slum Village, on July 27, 2010. The album is the group’s first to feature vocal contributions from all four members:...

  • Bear In Heaven To release Beast Rest Forth Mouth+Remix Album

    posted on June 15, 2010
    Bear In Heaven

    If you love something, set it free. Bear In Heaven, hot off the critical acclaim of their full-length "Beast Rest Forth Mouth," have curated a remix album worthy of both headphones and dance floors. With a roll call featuring the likes of The Fie...

  • Brooke Waggoner To release Red-Robin Hood

    posted on June 15, 2010
    Brooke Waggoner

    Brooke Waggoner is set to release four new B-side singles just in time for summer. The singles will be individually released on iTunes and through all digital retailers over four consecutive weeks, beginning June 15th on Swoon Moon Music. The first s...

  • YAZ To release Reconnected Live

    posted on June 15, 2010

    RECONNECTED LIVE documents one of pop’s most anticipated tours: Vince Clarke & Alison Moyet reunited for the first time in over 25 years. The Times (UK) said: “Clarke has unobtrusively retooled the band’s music for the digital age, making their vinta...

  • Avenged Sevenfold To release Nightmare Limited Edition

    posted on June 15, 2010
    Avenged Sevenfold

    Southern California’s Avenged Sevenfold will release a special limited edition of their upcoming album Nightmare on July 27th, the same day their fifth studio album is due from Warner Bros. Records. Nightmare was produced by Mike Elizondo (Dr. Dre, E...

  • MakeUpBreakUp To release Scents

    posted on June 15, 2010

    Providence, RI pop power-trio MakeUpBreakUp have announced the late summer release of the band's debut full length, Scents. The group's effervescent sound invites comparisons to a blend of 90s Britpop and 80s new wave. Fall tour dates throughout the ...

  • Secret Handshake To release Night & Day

    posted on June 15, 2010
    Secret Handshake

    The Secret Handshake (Luis Dubuc) is gearing up to release his sixth studio album, Night & Day August 17th, 2010 on Triple Crown Records and is currently on tour playing new songs from the upcoming release. It is an album title that truly signpost...

  • Metallica To release Load Deluxe

    posted on June 15, 2010

    Following the hugely successful deluxe edition vinyl re-issues of the first three Metallica albums in early 2008 and “...And Justice For All” and “Metallica” in 2009, Universal are set to release the bands sixth album, “Load”, in July 2009. Metall...

  • Cloud Cult To release Light Chasers

    posted on June 14, 2010
    Cloud Cult

    On September 14th, 2010 Cloud Cult will be releasing Light Chasers on Earthology Records. Their eighth studio album in the last 15 years (not including Lost Songs from Lost Years), this latest full-length is their most epic and reflects a band that ...

  • The Material To release What We Are

    posted on June 14, 2010
    The Material

    Indie sensation The Material is placing the finishing touches on their fall debut full-length album titled WHAT WE ARE. Hailing from San Diego, CA, they have catapulted into the national limelight of up-and-coming bands. With their debut EP release "...

  • Katherine Jenkins To release Believe

    posted on June 14, 2010
    Katherine Jenkins

    Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins – the most popular classical-crossover singer in the UK - is set to conquer the hearts of America with the June 15th release of her US debut CD “BELIEVE” on 143/Reprise Records. With over four million CDs sold i...

  • Paper Route Gangstaz To release Rocket Fuel EP

    posted on June 14, 2010
    Paper Route Gangstaz

    E1 Music has just released new EP from underground, Huntsville, AL hip hop group Paper Route Gangstaz (PRGz). The 6-song EP is titled “Rocket Fuel EP” is now available exclusively on iTunes. The EP contains the group’s breakout hit, “Keyshia Cole...

  • Philip Selway To release Familial

    posted on June 12, 2010
    Philip Selway

    Philip Selway of Radiohead will release his first solo album, Familial, August 31 on Nonesuch Records. The album will be available for pre-order late June. A collection of sublimely fragile, haunting and heartfelt songs, Familial is likely to surp...

  • Mavis Staples To release You Are Not Alone

    posted on June 12, 2010
    Mavis Staples

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples delivers more wall-to-wall joy on her triumphant new Anti- album, ‘You Are Not Alone’ (September 14), than any other release you’re likely to hear this year. Produced by fellow Chica...

  • Eden Brent To release Ain't Got No Troubles

    posted on June 12, 2010
    Eden Brent

    Eden Brent and Abie "Boogaloo" Ames made an unlikely duo. On the surface, the young white woman and elderly black man seemed to have nothing in common, but underneath Brent and Ames shared a deep-seated passion for Delta music and their hometown of G...

  • Portico Quartet To release Isla

    posted on June 12, 2010
    Portico Quartet

    What to make of Portico Quartet? The young, UK-based, Mercury-prize-nominated band has been compared to everyone from Radiohead to Steve Reich to Moondog. They've been called "genuinely innovative" (The Observer), "powerfully atmospheric" (The Indepe...

  • Boyce Avenue To release All We Have Left

    posted on June 11, 2010
    Boyce Avenue

    Boyce Avenue just released their "All We Have Left" album. I had the opportunity to interview the guys. They told me extremely darkest secret stories, sshhhtttt... The guys used the power of Internet to gain more and more fans and still do. [Q]: 1...

  • Zero 7 To release Record

    posted on June 11, 2010
    Zero 7

    Zero 7 has announced details of their upcoming retrospective collection, “RECORD.” The album will be released everywhere on July 13th. To compile “RECORD,” Zero 7 – aka Sam Hardaker and Henry Binns – have combed through their back ...

  • Azure Ray To release Drawing Down the Moon

    posted on June 11, 2010
    Azure Ray

    It’s been six years since celebrated female duo Azure Ray released their critically acclaimed album Hold On Love. It’s been a long wait for music fans, but thankfully that wait is about to come to an end. The highly anticipated full length from Orend...

  • Smoove To release Holla at'cha MAC

    posted on June 11, 2010

    In a time where West Coast Hip-Hop is often criticized, even from legendary Left Coast rappers, one artist is ready to show the world that he can make a difference. Born in Compton, L.A., experiencing the hard knock life on a daily basis, the asp...

  • From a Fountain To release Shale & Sandstone

    posted on June 11, 2010
    From a Fountain

    From a Fountain is the name for all varieties of music by South Dakota artist and ice cream enthusiast Douglas Kirby. Kirby has been in Philadelphia's National Eye for years and continues to collaborate on their recordings. Shale & Sandstone, From ...

  • CFCF To release Drifts Remix EP

    posted on June 11, 2010

    Montreal-based DJ and electronic artist CFCF (aka Michael Silver) is carrying on from the success of his debut album, Continent, with the release of Drifts. The six-track, remix EP will be released by Paper Bag Digital on June 29th. CFCF has been ke...

  • Robert Plant To release Band of Joy

    posted on June 11, 2010
    Robert Plant

    Rounder Records is pleased to announce that Robert Plant is back with Band of Joy, his first album since 2007's six time Grammy® Award winning Raising Sand (Rounder). Band of Joy was recorded in Nashville with a stellar cast of musicians and will b...

  • RJD2 To release Inversions of the Colossus

    posted on June 11, 2010

    Following on the success of The Colossus, producer/DJ/instrumentalist extraordinaire RJD2 returns with Inversions of the Colossus, a companion piece of its own unique nature. The “instrumental” album is a time-honored tradition in hip-hop that RJD2 ...

  • Women To release Public Strain

    posted on June 11, 2010

    On their debut self-titled album, Women embraced sonic brashness that deeper examination revealed to be tinted with sly pop melody. With "Public Strain" the band have honed a sound truthful to that reverb drenched noise while allowing the pop sensibi...

  • Alain Johannes To release Spark

    posted on June 11, 2010
    Alain Johannes

    With a resume that includes co-founding the band Eleven and collaborations with Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures, Chris Cornell, Mark Lanegan, and Spinnerette (Brody Dalle’s latest project) among numerous others, Alain Johannes has alre...

  • Confide To release Recover

    posted on June 11, 2010

    RECOVER, the sophomore album from hardcore rockers CONFIDE, has been building since its May 18 release on Tragic Hero Records. The LP ascended to the #6 spot on the Billboard Heatseekers chart moving CONFIDE into top ranks of their genre. With their...

  • Killah Priest To release The 3 Day Theory

    posted on June 11, 2010
    Killah Priest

    Man Bites Dog Records announced today the release of the new Killah Priest album The 3 Day Theory. This LP has been 100% produced by Kount Fif (Man Bites Dog Records) who had worked with Killah Priest in the past on the track “Gun for Gun” with Nas ...

  • ARE Weapons To release Darker Blue

    posted on June 10, 2010
    A.R.E. Weapons

    It’s been nearly a decade since A.R.E. Weapons first seduced New York with a sound that was at once infectious, confrontational, and sardonic. Now founding members Brain McPeck and Matt McAuley are returning with their new album, Darker Blue, out Ju...

  • Mark Ronson To release Bang Bang Bang

    posted on June 10, 2010
    Mark Ronson & The Business Intl

    School’s out, the sun is shining, and as tarmac melts and ACs splutter into action, it’s time to kick out the summer jams. May we introduce “Bang Bang Bang,” a perfect slice of bouncing synth-hop from Mark Ronson and The Business Intl. Helmed by ...

  • Dutch To release A Bright Cold Day

    posted on June 10, 2010

    Philadelphia duo Dutch released one of the year’s most exciting debuts this week via their label Enemy Soil, and it’s streaming in all of its dreamy trip-hop-esque glory through the weekend on AOL Spinner. A Bright Cold Day is the phantasmagorical...

  • Les Shelleys To release self-titled

    posted on June 10, 2010
    Les Shelleys

    Les Shelleys are an acoustic guitar/vocal duo from Los Angeles, consisting of FatCat’s folk asset Tom Brosseau and his singing partner Angela Correa (of Correatown). Their self-titled debut is a collection of tracks taken from a vast body of recorded...

  • Cut Chemist To release Sound of the Police

    posted on June 10, 2010
    Cut Chemist

    Pioneering turntablist and producer CUT CHEMIST has announced the release of his next artist project: SOUND OF THE POLICE, a live mix CD that highlights music from and inspired by Africa and South America due out July 27. As its title references, CUT...

  • No Surrender To release Medicine Babies

    posted on June 10, 2010
    No Surrender

    No stranger to the New York underground scene, No Surrender is gearing up to release their intricate sophomore effort Medicine Babies (ZerOKilled Music, Fall 2010). Blending hip-hop, electro, soul, synth-pop, and indie-rock, No Surrender’s spanning s...

  • Vincent Minor To release self-titled

    posted on June 10, 2010
    Vincent Minor

    Singer/songwriter Vincent Minor, will release his self-titled debut album, September 21 on Social Science Recordings. The album fuses indie pop with classic Tin Pan Alley tunesmithery and then lights the bonfire with colorful, often discordant orches...

  • The Canon Logic To release FM Arcade

    posted on June 10, 2010
    The Canon Logic

    If you think the last thing the world needs right now is another rock band then you clearly haven’t heard The Canon Logic. After steadfastly perfecting their sound for the past few years this quintet from Brooklyn via Philadelphia were finally ready ...

  • DJ Muggs vs Ill Bill To release Kill Devil Hills

    posted on June 10, 2010
    DJ Muggs vs Ill Bill

    DJ Muggs is one of the industries most talented and best known producers. Since Cypress Hill’s formation in 1991, the pioneering rap-rock quartet has come a long way from the streets of South Central L.A. Over the course of its 19-year history, Cypr...

  • Rosaline To release The Vitality Theory

    posted on June 10, 2010

    Already massive in the Windy City, Chicago, IL’s ROSALINE are gearing up to take the world by storm with their Good Fight Music debut, The Vitality Theory, hitting stores on July 20th, 2010. The Vitality Theory is produced by the band, and is mixed b...

  • Fat Joe To release The Dark Side

    posted on June 10, 2010
    Fat Joe

    Terror Squad/E1 Music is set to release the highly anticipated new studio album by hip hop icon Fat Joe. “The Dark Side” will be released on July 27th, 2010, and features the singles “Slow Down” feat.Young Jeezy and the soon-to-be summer smash, “It ...

  • Keith Caputo To release A Fondness For Hometown Scars

    posted on June 10, 2010
    Keith Caputo

    Life Of Agony frontman Keith Caputo has signed with FOF Label Group/EMI for the North American release of his new solo album, "A Fondness For Hometown Scars". The singer/songwriter's new album will be released through the label on October 10th, 2010,...

  • Better Left Unsaid To release Only The Dead To Witness

    posted on June 9, 2010
    Better Left Unsaid

    “We really wanted to produce an album that really captured what we do live”, Better Left Unsaid’s drummer Brent Terry explains. “This album shows off our passion, our aggression, and the dedication that we have for our music.” Set for the first re...

  • New Politics To release self-titled

    posted on June 9, 2010
    New Politics

    New Politics, the Brooklyn based / Denmark born rock trio who is taking the world by storm with their explosive first single "Yeah Yeah Yeah", has announced they will be releasing their self-titled debut album (RCA Records) on July 13th. Produced...

  • Pete Yorn To release self-titled

    posted on June 9, 2010
    Pete Yorn

    On September 28th, Vagrant Records will release the latest studio album from Pete Yorn. Produced by Frank Black (The Pixies), this visceral 11-song collection follows Yorn's two 2009 releases. Back & Fourth, hailed as "haunting" by Entertainment Week...

  • Howard Jones To release Ordinary Heroes

    posted on June 9, 2010
    Howard Jones

    The iconic UK based artist Howard Jones returns with a seminal new album, Ordinary Heroes, set for US release June 29th, 2010. The new collection is Jones' most personal album to date, a stripped down straight ahead pop album filled with classic pia...

  • ARP To release The Soft Wave

    posted on June 9, 2010

    When ARP's In Light came out in late 2007, it stood out, marrying an eye–catching prismatic pop art/New Age aesthetic with glowing exercises in coastal analog synth minimalism, appealing to fans of Krautrock, avant pop, cosmic, Balaeric, drone, and t...

  • Plies To release Goon Affiliated

    posted on June 9, 2010

    “Goon Affiliated,” the hugely anticipated new album from Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic recording artist Plies, finally arrives on Tuesday, June 8th. Plies’ fourth full-length release sees the Fort Myers, Florida-based rap superstar teaming wi...

  • Menomena To release Mines

    posted on June 9, 2010

    Menomena, the acclaimed Portland, OR, based art-rock trio, will release their fourth full-length record, Mines, July 27th on Barsuk Records (and July 30th in Germany, and August 2nd in the UK and the rest of Europe, all on City Slang.) They will be ...

  • Danger Radio To release Nothing's Gonna Hold Us Down

    posted on June 9, 2010
    Danger Radio

    Nothing’s Gonna Hold Us Down was produced by Mike Green (Paramore, The Higher, Set Your Goals, Breathe Carolina). Lead singer Andrew de Torress-Gaos is also the lead singer of The Scene Aesthetic, who will be releasing his solo debut this summer. ...

  • Tony Lucca To release Rendezvous With The Angels

    posted on June 9, 2010
    Tony Lucca

    Singer-songwriter Tony Lucca will be releasing his sixth studio album, “Rendezvous With The Angels,” on July 13, 2010, on Rock Ridge Music (through Warner Music Group’s Alternative Distribution Alliance). “Rendezvous With The Angels” finds Lucca cra...

  • Robby Krieger To release Singularity

    posted on June 9, 2010
    Robby Krieger

    Robby Krieger returns with a new instrumental solo album, Singularity, on Oglio Records, a Fontana/Universal distributed label. On Singularity, Robby continues to explore his unique flamenco infused jazz-rock sound as heard on his previous album for...

  • Asiah To release Deal With It: The Mixtape

    posted on June 9, 2010

    Asia'h is a former American Idol contestant who signed to Babyface's new label Soda Pop. Check out her mixtape "Deal With It" hosted by Don Cannon.

  • The Contortionist To release Exoplanet

    posted on June 8, 2010
    The Contortionist

    Indianapolis, Indiana’s The Contortionist has finished recording their GOOD FIGHT MUSIC debut, Exoplanet! The new record is due in stores on August 31st, 2010, and is produced by UNEARTH’s Ken Susi. “Writing and recording the new album has been a hug...

  • Norris To release as-yet-untitled

    posted on June 8, 2010

    Thunder Bay Ontario’s Norris has officially signed with Year of the Sun Records for the release of their upcoming new album later this year. Norris is currently streaming tracks from their “Bone Crusher” EP online at www.myspace.com/rightnorris. ...

  • Cloudland Canyon To release Fin Eaves

    posted on June 8, 2010
    Cloudland Canyon

    A riddle for our times: When exactly did it become “bad” or “cause for dismissal” when a band releases a record that explores a style disparate from what preceded it? Coming out of the gate in the early part of this decade as an all-things-not-Pan...

  • Black Tide To release as-yet-untitled

    posted on June 8, 2010
    Black Tide

    Black Tide broke onto the music scene in a big way in 2008 with their fist-pumping, fret-burning, fast-paced metallic anthems on their Interscope Records debut Light From Above. Now the Florida based quartet is at Spin Studios in New York recording ...

  • David Gray To release Foundling

    posted on June 8, 2010
    David Gray

    Less than a year after releasing his critically acclaimed seventh album Draw the Line, David Gray has announced the release of a new studio album, Foundling, out on August 17, 2010 on Mercer Street Records/ Downtown Music. This 2-disc set will featur...

  • Owl City To release as-yet-untitled follow-up

    posted on June 8, 2010
    Owl City

    Owl City’s Adam Young has retreated to the studio to start work on the follow up to his platinum selling debut album – Ocean Eyes (Universal Republic). After spending a good part of the past year on the road in support of Ocean Eyes, this admittedly...

  • Underworld To release Barking

    posted on June 8, 2010

    Barking is the title of Underworld’s first album in three years, and their first to be constructed with a brilliant cast of co-conspirators. All the tracks were written by the band in their Essex studio before being given to handpicked studio heads f...

  • The Coral To release Butterfly House

    posted on June 8, 2010
    The Coral

    'Butterfly House' is the sixth album by The Coral. Now, just think about that for a second. Consider how few British bands in the last ten years have even made it to that stage; and of those few how many are doing anything other than simply releasing...

  • The Budos Band To release Budos Band 3

    posted on June 8, 2010
    The Budos Band

    On August 10, 2010, Daptone Records will release The Budos Band III, unleashing The Budos Band’s brazen sound and inspiring fervor among music lovers throughout the world. Produced by Bosco Mann and TNT at Daptone Records’ “House of Soul Studios” in...

  • The Drums To release self-titled

    posted on June 7, 2010
    The Drums

    Following a massive wave of critical acclaim, New York City’s own The Drums are preparing to release their self-titled debut album on Downtown Records. It will be available June 8th digitally, with the vinyl following on August 10 and the CD will hit...

  • Goo Goo Dolls To release Something For The Rest Of Us

    posted on June 7, 2010
    Goo Goo Dolls

    One of rock’s most beloved and enduring bands, Goo Goo Dolls, have announced that they will release their ninth studio album, SOMETHING FOR THE REST OF US, on August 31st, 2010. The album features the band’s new single, “Home”, which is already being...

  • Esmee Denters To release Interview

    posted on June 4, 2010
    Esmee Denters

    Esmee Denters is about to release her second as-yet-untitled album. First single is titled 'Love Dealer' featuring Justin Timberlake. MusicRemedy had the opportunity to talk with the lovely Esmee about her album, Love Dealer, YouTube, family, etc... ...

  • Jason Reeves To release Interview

    posted on June 4, 2010
    Jason Reeves

    This next artist is commonly paired up with female singer songwriter Colbie Caillat for their collaborations and now Jason Reeves is making his name known and his own following with his latest touring and new record dropping this summer. I first hear...

  • Chase Coy To release Picturesque

    posted on June 4, 2010
    Chase Coy

    Lately it’s been a huge trend and surprisingly something that works with artists making myspaces and becoming huge after doing so. Need examples? Some kid called Christofer Drew, Cady Groves and Stephen Jerzak. Enough to convince you? The latest to j...

  • This Time Next Year To release Interview

    posted on June 4, 2010
    This Time Next Year

    Warped Tour is coming up fast this year and one of the bands that is bringing back what it was started to be is This Time Next Year. The festival is going on it’s sixteenth year of existence and over the years has been summer camp for Fall Out Boy, B...

  • Texas Hippie Coalition To release Rollin

    posted on June 4, 2010
    Texas Hippie Coalition

    The kings of “red dirt metal,” Texas Hippie Coalition have set July 6th for the release of their new album, Rollin’ via Dallas label, Carved Records. Produced by David Prater, the album includes the already familiar and consistently requested first s...

  • Jonathan Clark To release I'm Just Sayin

    posted on June 4, 2010
    Jonathan Clark

    Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Jonathan Clark features his soulful, melodic songwriting style throughout his album I’m Just Sayin’, out June 8 via Blue-C Records. After spending years playing bass guitar and singing back-up for some of the music...

  • Electric Tickle Machine To release Blew It Again

    posted on June 4, 2010

    Electric Tickle Machine was born in Manhattan's East Village in the summer 2008. What began as the home recording project of founding member, Tom Laplaige (guitar and vocals), quickly blossomed into a live spectacle with a devoted following as he r...

  • Robert Randolph To release We Walk This Road

    posted on June 4, 2010
    Robert Randolph & The Family Band

    We Walk This Road, Robert Randolph and The Family Band’s first record since 2006’s Colorblind, opens with a crackle. Pop and hiss. The listener expects to be greeted, as usual, by Randpoh’s full-bodied Sacred Steel playing and trademark thick, swampy...

  • The Showdown To release Blood in the Gears

    posted on June 3, 2010
    The Showdown

    Tennessee’s riff-tastic southern metal outfit, The Showdown, has announced an August 24th street date for their Solid State Records sophomore release, Blood in the Gears. The forthcoming full-length was recorded at Anthem Productions in Nashville, a...

  • Paul Thorn To release Pimps and Preachers

    posted on June 3, 2010
    Paul Thorn

    Among those who value originality, inspiration, eccentricity, and character – as well as talent that hovers somewhere on the outskirts of genius, the story of Paul Thorn is already familiar. Now, Thorn reveals another layer of his fascinating history...

  • Ernie Halter To release Franklin & Vermont

    posted on June 3, 2010
    Ernie Halter

    LA-based singer-songwriter Ernie Halter is set to release his next album, “Franklin & Vermont,” on June 29, 2010, on Rock Ridge Music. Featuring 11 tracks – nine originals and two covers – the album was recorded with engineers Spenser Bishop and Car...

  • Heaven Below To release self-titled

    posted on June 3, 2010
    Heaven Below

    Displaying stellar vocals, amazing guitar tones and backed by powerhouse songs, the rock band Heaven Below brings an exciting and fresh sound to the world of music - as evidenced throughout their new, self-titled release. Fronted by Patrick Kennison ...

  • Cowboy Junkies To release Latent Recordings

    posted on June 3, 2010
    Cowboy Junkies

    "Our problem isn't a dearth of ideas, but rather a surplus," says Michael Timmins of Cowboy Junkies. "For the first time, we are completely free of any recording contracts and obligations. We find ourselves writing and recording more than we have in ...

  • Anna Rose To release Nomad

    posted on June 3, 2010
    Anna Rose

    During her twenty-four years on Earth as what she calls a "rock kid," there have been great passions in Anna Rose's life, and then there has been music. "More than anything, I have always straight-up just totally and truthfully loved it," she says. ...

  • Colour Revolt To release The Cradle

    posted on June 3, 2010
    Colour Revolt

    Colour Revolt -- The Oxford, MS band dubbed a “Band To Watch” by Stereogum and the “best edge-of-your-seat energy since The Arcade Fire” by Paste -- have crafted their strongest statement to date with new album ‘The Cradle,’ out August 10 on New Fear...

  • The Qemists To release Spirit In The System

    posted on June 3, 2010
    The Qemists

    Following the ground-rupturing, genre-fusing success of their ballistic debut full-length, 2009's Join The Q, The Qemists return with their brilliant second album, Spirit In The System, a bolder and more sophisticated beast betraying a confidence dra...

  • The Dodos To release Live From Akropolis Prague

    posted on June 3, 2010
    The Dodos

    San Francisco acrobatic-folk troupe The Dodos have charted a busy course for themselves this summer, announcing plans to tour almost non-stop in support of last year’s layered and lacquered LP, Time To Die, while teasing new tunes from their as-yet-u...

  • Steel Train To release Terrible Thrills Vol 1

    posted on June 3, 2010
    Steel Train

    With the release of their upcoming self-titled album approaching, Steel Train is proud to announce an exclusive all-female companion album that features each of the new album's twelve tracks reinterpreted, re-imagined and remixed by some of Steel Tra...

  • Sheryl Crow To release 100 Miles From Memphis

    posted on June 2, 2010
    Sheryl Crow

    Sheryl Crow is about to unveil her soul stylings on the new studio set 100 Miles From Memphis, due for release July 20th on A&M Records. Crow will hit the road with a string of June dates followed by a headlining slot on the first five Lillith Fair d...

  • MF Doom To release Expektoration Live

    posted on June 2, 2010
    MF Doom

    After collecting some of DOOM's finest slept-on gems on Unexpected Guests, Gold Dust teams up once again with the masked supervillain for a live document of some of his most enduring tracks. "It's always good to be home," announces rapper MF DOOM to ...

  • Sevendust To release self-titled Deluxe Reissue

    posted on June 2, 2010

    Sevendust has had a brutal grip on eardrums since 1997, when their debut self-titled LP hit stores via TVT Records and propelled them into the spotlight of the metal world. Refusing to rest on their initial success, the Atlanta quintet has stayed ex...

  • Fences To release self-titled

    posted on June 2, 2010

    Fences will release its debut album on September 28 through Onto Entertainment/ADA. The band is the of moniker 27 year-old Christopher Mansfield, a self proclaimed fuck up, who uses it to perform and record under. The Seattle-based artist's first ful...

  • Burnham To release as-yet-untitled debut

    posted on June 2, 2010

    BURNHAM may be young, but when you're born to rock, why wait? Alex, Andre and Forrest Burnham have been performing together for seven years, which is pretty remarkable because the three brothers from Vermont are, respectively, just 18, 16 and 14. ...

  • Drivan To release Disko

    posted on June 2, 2010

    Drivan is a new band by Kim Hiorthøy, Lisa Östberg and Louise Peterhoff of Sweden, and Kristiina Viiala of Finland, which formed in Stockholm in the midst of working together on a multi-faceted dance piece. This moving, yet humorous piece, entitled T...

  • Heartsounds To release Until We Surrender

    posted on June 1, 2010

    Bay Area punk rock group Heartsounds will release their latest album Until We Surrender on June 15 via Epitaph Records. The band will kick off a tour in support of their album beginning in late June. Formed from the ashes of now defunct melodic deat...

  • The Acorn To release No Ghost

    posted on June 1, 2010
    The Acorn

    The Acorn is pleased to announce the release of their third full-length album, No Ghost, due September 7 (CD/LP) on Bella Union and available digitally June 1. The album includes bonus materials and artwork not found on the digital release. Equally i...

  • Chris Isaak To release Live at the Fillmore

    posted on June 1, 2010
    Chris Isaak

    Chris Isaak fans are in for a double treat this summer with the announcement that the multi-nominated Grammy singer-songwriter has begun his worldwide tour on May 26th with stops in Russia, Europe and the U.S., along with the news that the “Chris Isa...

  • Travie McCoy To release Lazarus

    posted on June 1, 2010
    Travie McCoy

    Travie McCoy has announced an array of activities surrounding the release of his upcoming new solo album. “LAZARUS” – which includes the smash hit, “Billionaire (Feat. Bruno Mars)” – arrives in stores and at all online retailers on June 8th. Startin...

  • Lee Ritenour To release 6 String Theory

    posted on June 1, 2010
    Lee Ritenour

    On June 29th Concord Records/Monster Music will release legendary Grammy® winning guitarist Lee Ritenour’s new album 6 String Theory. The album marks Lee’s 50th year playing the guitar and to celebrate he assembled a star-studded tribute featuring 2...

  • And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead To release The Century of Self

    posted on June 1, 2010
    And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead

    ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead have entered a worldwide deal with Superball Music for their next album and their Richter Scale Records Imprint. Already a partner with Superball in Europe, this new deal comes on the heels of Justice Rec...

  • Chimaira To release Coming Alive

    posted on June 1, 2010

    Chimaira are pleased to announce the July 20th, 2010 release of their highly-anticipated DVD/CD set, Coming Alive on Ferret Music. This unprecedented release includes a four-part documentary filmed over the course of a year and a half while the entir...

  • Fanfarlo To release Fire Escape

    posted on June 1, 2010

    Fanfarlo has announced the upcoming release of their new EP, “FIRE ESCAPE,” which will be available at all DSPs on July 13th. The EP’s title track – featured on the London-based pop group’s acclaimed 2009 debut album, “RESERVOIR” – is at Triple A rad...

  • Stereo Skyline To release Stuck On Repeat

    posted on June 1, 2010
    Stereo Skyline

    Summer will be even sunnier this year - and more blond - thanks to Long Island based power-pop foursome, Stereo Skyline. The band will release their debut full-length album, Stuck On Repeat, on July 20th. Grabbing one of the coveted slots on the Al...