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The Maine Exclusive Interview

posted on December 30, 2011
The Maine

Signed only months into their existence as a band, The Maine for the first time in their career have independently released and recorded their new record ‘Pioneer’! The band has spent the majority of their career being signed to large well known labe...

Saves The Day Exclusive Interview

posted on December 30, 2011
Saves The Day

These past few months, pop punk bands have shown that they aren’t going anywhere and I’ve had the opportunity to talk to both the old and new like Bayside to Man Overboard who are killing it every day! Through all of the bands though, there is one I’...

Subnoize Souljaz To Reveal Underground Collabos

posted on December 28, 2011
To Reveal Underground Collabos

Suburban Noize Records is proud to announce 2012 they will be starting off with the fantastic collaboration album 'Underground Collabos' by Subnoize Souljaz. Over two years have gone by since their latest release marking their tenth release after bei...

The Postelles Exclusive Interview

posted on December 27, 2011
The Postelles

Going to shows six or seven nights a week can really burn out a rock writer no matter if they’re old or young but when a band like The Postelles is on the agenda for the night, I know I’m in for a genius time! They are one of the stand outs in a genr...

Blessthefall Exclusive Interview

posted on December 27, 2011
Blessthefall

I pride myself on not just covering the same old genres that tend to be interviewed a million times and while that may make my schedule so full, every opportunity is one I’m glad I take and a special opportunity recently was a turn sitting down with ...

Luke James Is Ready To Make Love On Free Mixtape

posted on December 24, 2011
Is Ready To Make Love On Free Mixtape

Right before Christmas Luke James unveiled his free mixtape '#LUKE' which should help you get through these cold & lonely nights. The first single "I Want You" is also included and shows his lovely Prince-like voice. You could say this is R&B in its ...

Esnavi Exclusive Interview

posted on December 22, 2011
Esnavi

'Expect the unexpected' is a sentence we all have become familiar with but we all love the familiarities. A couple of months ago R&B singer Esnavi caught my attention with her single 'Unexpected Love'. The song manages to keep you falling in love eve...

Emilie Autumn Announces Fight Like A Girl Album and Tour

posted on December 22, 2011
Announces Fight Like A Girl Album and Tour

Are you ready to join Emilie Autumn to fight like a girl? She has just announced her third album "Fight Like A Girl" and the same-titled European tour for 2012. You can expect her album to be released in the first quarter of next year. On March 13...

Girl In A Coma On Tour With The Features

posted on December 21, 2011
On Tour With The Features

Last month Girl In A Coma released their fourth album 'Exits & All the Rest' which was received very well by the majority of the press. NPR even named the album one of their 50 Favorite Albums of 2011 which is quite an achievement. Their first single...

Girls Generation Team Up With Snoop Dogg and Lil Playy

posted on December 21, 2011
Team Up With Snoop Dogg and Lil Playy

After four years Korean pop group Girls' Generation are finally going to step 'Into The New World'. They have been signed to Interscope Records and will re-release their third album 'The Boys' in the US on January 17th, 2012. The first same-titled si...

Wolf Gang Releases Full Debut Suego Faults

posted on December 20, 2011
Releases Full Debut Suego Faults

Nine months after his self-titled debut EP Wolf Gang has released his full-length album 'Suego Faults' today. The album will naturally include his well-received single "The King and All of His Men" which is currently a top-5 hit on Sirius XM's Alt Na...

Jasmine Ash Reveals Beneath The Noise On Valentines Day

posted on December 19, 2011
Reveals Beneath The Noise On Valentines Day

'Beneath The Noise' of this holiday season and New Year's Eve Jasmine Ash announces her forthcoming new album to be released on the very special Valentine's Day 2012. For this album she worked with Phantom Planet's members Jacques Brautbar and Sam Fa...

The Darcys On Tour With Zeus and Eight and a Half

posted on December 19, 2011
On Tour With Zeus and Eight and a Half

Two months ago The Darcys released their debut self-titled album on Arts & Crafts. It is their first one planned in a serie of three. In 2012 two other albums are planned to be released and the first one is available for free at Die Antwoord Announces 2nd Album TenSion

posted on December 19, 2011
Announces 2nd Album TenSion

It already has been two years since Die Antwoord self-released '$O$' which became successfully. Now the duo has announced the follow-up "TEN$ION" to be released on February 7th, 2012. Nobody else then DJ Hi-Tek will once again produced their new reco...

Enter Shikari Unveil A Flash Flood Of Colour On 3rd Album

posted on December 17, 2011
Unveil A Flash Flood Of Colour On 3rd Album

Two weeks after the new year Enter Shikari will unveil their third 11 tracks album 'A Flash Flood Of Colour' via Hopeless Records. According to the label you can already say it is the first great album of 2012. The proof is in the pudding with two ch...

Beach Boys Celebrate 50th Anniversary With New Music and Tour

posted on December 17, 2011
Celebrate 50th Anniversary With New Music and Tour

2012 will be a very special year for The Beach Boys in which they will reunite for their 50th anniversary. A new as-yet-untitled album will be released and they will embark on a 50-date international tour to begin in April. After almost 20 years, 'Su...

Echocentrics Reveals Tribute To Hip-Hop Producer Timbaland

posted on December 17, 2011
Reveals Tribute To Hip-Hop Producer Timbaland

Six months ago The Echocentrics made its debut with the full-length album 'Sunshadows'. Just in time for the holidays Echocentrics returns with something you might have expected. An EP 'Echoland' dedicated to hip-hop producer Timbaland on which they ...

Tonight Alive Exclusive Interview

posted on December 17, 2011
Tonight Alive

This sucker for hardcore clearly had to make the jaunt out to Worcester recently to cover the Fearless Friends tour that ended tonight and who could blame me? Insane shredding, great live shows, the most dedicated fans I ever get to see so of course ...

Chunk No Captain Chunk Exclusive Interview

posted on December 17, 2011
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!

Fearless Friends this year gave a whole lot of exposure to two amazing while still new to the label bands that don’t exactly call the United States home! While I already posted my interview with the Australian representatives of the tour, I also spok...

Adam Lambert Warns Trespassing On Second Album

posted on December 16, 2011
Warns Trespassing On Second Album

Two years after making his debut with 'For Your Entertainment' Adam Lambert has announced his second album 'Trespassing' to be revealed on March 20th, 2012. The first 'Better Than I Know Myself' has already made available to listen to and has been re...

Audra Mae Has The Real Thing On Second Album

posted on December 16, 2011
Has The Real Thing On Second Album

After landing in California seven years ago Audra Mae's dream is finally coming true with the announcement of her second self-titled album. She made her debut with last year's album 'The Happiest Lamb'. This time she is collaborating with the band Th...

Sharks Announce No Gods Album and Tour

posted on December 16, 2011
Announce No Gods Album and Tour

Seven months ago Sharks released a compilation combining their two previous released EP's. Now they announce their first album 'No Gods' to be released on their new label Rise Records. It is scheduled to be released March 20th, 2012. In support of...

Javaid Starts Working On 2nd Album

posted on December 15, 2011
Starts Working On 2nd Album

Just two months Javaid announced his debut album 'Supersonic Heart Songs' to be released last month. He does not like waiting and has already started working on his second album. It does not mean it will be finished anytime soon. You should expect la...

The 2 Bears Get To Work For A Strong Debut

posted on December 14, 2011
Get To Work For A Strong Debut

After having their own bunga bunga show The 2 Bears, Joe Goddard (Hot Chip) and Raphael/Raf Daddy, are ready to get to 'Work' in their official video which you can watch at the end of this article. This has been taken from their debut album 'Be Stron...

Tom Petty On Tour In North America and Europe

posted on December 14, 2011
On Tour In North America and Europe

Get ready for fantastic news by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers because they will be going on tour in 2012. It is especially big news for Europe since it has taken them 20 years to get back to the 'old' continent. They will be performing in Ireland, Ge...