Octave Minds (= Boys Noize + Chilly Gonzales) reveal “Anthem” + Album out 9/15 via Boysnoize Records

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Octave Minds (= Boys Noize and Chilly Gonzales) Reveal “Anthem” via Mixmag HERE Octave Minds combine 88 keys and 808 kicks on their album, which features Chance The Rapper Release September 15th via Boysnoize Records Pre-order HERE download one track instantly FADER Premieres “Symmetry Slice” video HERE Octave Minds are sharing their 3rd track from the upcoming album today, you can … Continue reading

Half Japanese Streams Album on Pitchfork Advance || ‘Overjoyed’ LP Due Out 9/2 via Joyful Noise

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Stream Overjoyed on Pitchfork Advance Announcing Overjoyed, the new LP from the legendary Half Japanese, whose current lineup consists of Jad Fair (vocals), Mick Hobbs (guitar), Gilles Rieder (drums), John Sluggett (guitar), and Jason Willett (bass). One of the most influential bands in rock history, Half Japanese was founded in the bedroom of brothers … Continue reading

HAVOK announces headlining tour in Mexico; set to kick off “Symmetry in Black” North American tour this September

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After recently completing an extensive tour of Europe, HAVOK is ready to return to North America this fall, starting with a USA/Canadian run alongside CROWBAR and REVOCATION, followed by a headlining trek in Mexico. HAVOK’s David Sanchez (lead vocals / guitars) comments: “Earlier this year was our first trip to Mexico … Continue reading

“Honky Tonk Metal” Road Warriors SCATTERED HAMLET Release Fan-Picked Video “Shelter” + Announce October 2014 Tour Dates


If Stone Cold Steve Austin teamed up with Bo and Luke Duke and got into a heavy duty parking lot brawl on a Saturday night, you would have yourself the personification of six-piece outlaw metal band SCATTERED HAMLET. Known for their rowdy live shows featuring harmonicas, double and triple guitar attacks, and lots … Continue reading

Cass McCombs And Meat Puppets Announce Limited Edition Split 7″ Single, Out 10/28/ McCombs @Club Cafe PGH 10/25

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In news sure to thrill fans of both, the enigmatic Cass McCombs and country-punk icons Meat Puppets are commemorating their upcoming co-headline tour by releasing a split tour single. The limited edition 7″ will feature two new songs by McCombs, “Night Of The World” and “Evangeline”, and two new covers … Continue reading

REVIEW: Halcyon Way Rise to Power With Fourth Album

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Halcyon Way have been pushing forward in the metal community as far back as 2001, emerging from their southern home of Atlanta, GA with a sound that you might not expect. Fans of classic thrash metal like Megadeth and prog-metalheads Dream Theater, Halcyon Way weren’t content with the established templates … Continue reading

GHOUL: Creepsylvanian Marauders Prepare To Soil The US Supporting Skeletonwitch And Black Anvil

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The masked mutants in GHOUL are preparing to terrorize the US next month on a live intrusion supporting blackened thrash headliners, Skeletonwitch, and black metal tyrants, Black Anvil! The caravan of chaos will begin September 5th in Chicago and sully nearly two dozen municipalities before coming to a mutinous close on September … Continue reading

GWAR Declares 2014 GWAR B-Q a Success/ North American Tour…PGH Date 12/8


The 5th Annual GWAR B-Q, held at Hadad’s Lake in Richmond, Virginia on August 16, has been labeled an unequivocal success. This comes fromGWAR themselves as they lounge atop the bodies of the more than 5,000GWAR B-Q attendees, imbibing from their secret stash of Killsner GWARBeer (which sold out at the GWAR B-Q), chain-smoking the band’s own … Continue reading

GOATWHORE New Orleans’ Favorite Metal Legion Announces US Headlining Dates


Band To Support Samhain On Select Shows New Orleans’ favorite metal legion, GOATWHORE, will embark upon another bout of live headlining invasions next month. Set to launch in Houston on September 15th, the band will trounce fourteen cities including five shows supporting death rock/horror punk legends,Samhain! In November, GOATWHORE will bring their sadistic … Continue reading

RISE: The Story of Augustines

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For those of you who haven’t heard, Todd Howe & Josh Kincaid have embarked on the making of their filmRISE – The Story Of Augustines. This will be an independent feature length documentary about Augustines storyfrom beginning to end. Their history, both musically and personally, is a huge part of what makestheir collective journey … Continue reading

ANAAL NATHRAKH: Birmingham Extreme Metal Miscreants To Release Desideratum This October Via Metal Blade Records; New Track Streaming

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Birmingham-based extreme metal miscreants and recent Metal Blade signees, ANAAL NATHRAKH, are pleased to infect the masses with their anticipated new full-length this Fall. Titled Desideratum, the follow-up to 2012′s critically-lauded Vanitas full-length was again produced byguitarist/bassist/programmer Mick Kenney, with vocals recorded at Necrodeath Studios in Birmingham, while the music was tracked and mixed at The … Continue reading

Slow Magic Shares New Track, Live Video & Mix; How To Run Away Out Sept. 9th On Downtown Records

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LISTEN TO SLOW MAGIC’S “WAITED 4 U”   WATCH THE “GIRLS” LIVE VIDEO   STREAM SLOW MAGIC’S MIX FOR PIGEONS & PLANES   HOW TO RUN AWAY OUT SEPT. 9TH ON DOWNTOWN RECORDS    “Waited 4 U” artwork Over the past two months Slow Magic has shared singles “Girls” and “Hold Still” from the forthcoming album, How To Run Away (out Sept. … Continue reading

Black Map Release … And We Explose on Oct. 28; Join Chevelle for European Tour

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Black Map, the Bay Area outfit that features Dredg guitar player Mark Engles, Far/††† (Crosses) drummer Chris Robyn and singer/guitar player Ben Flanagan of The Trophy Fire, release their debut album, …And We Explode on Oct. 28 via Minus Head Records. The twelve-song record was recorded at Hellam Sound in Oakland, Calif. with Producer … Continue reading

SAXON’s Biff Byford Fronts Film Concept Group, THE SCINTILLA PROJECT – New Album ‘The Hybrid’ Coming Next Week

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Music Inspired by the Movie ‘Scintilla’   Select Tracks Co-Produced by World-Famous Producer Andy Sneap                                    Hitting Stores September 2, 2014 via UDR Music   “Scintilla”, a science fiction thriller, is set deep underground in the wilds of a former Soviet state where strange genetic experiments are taking place. A war weary … Continue reading

Sophie and The Bom Boms Reveals “Can’t Say Yes” on Yahoo! + The Shmixtape EP out 9/22

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Yahoo! Premieres Sophie And The Bom Boms’ “Can’t Say Yes” HERE  Debut EP The Shmixtape to be released 9/22  photo credit Myles Pettengill NYLON Magazine premiere “Pray” HERE “Pray” music video HERELos Angeles’ Sophie and The Bom Boms revealed the new track “Can’t Say Yes” off their upcoming The Shmixtape EP with Yahoo! HERE calling it “… indeed the songwriter knows a thing about creating tunes that resonate with girls.”  Earlier, NYLON premiered “Pray” HERE. You can see … Continue reading

Stars In Stereo release NSFW video/Live in Pittsburgh 10.28 @Altar Bar


Stars In Stereo will soon be embarking on a nation-wide tour with You Me At Six and the band has just premiered a NSFW, erotically fueled video for the album’s title track. You can watch the video here: Stars In Stereo’s liberating messaging and lively energy has resonated strongly with … Continue reading

8-City Tour: Tony Allen as Featured Guest of Chicago Afrobeat Project- Rex Theater PGH 9.6


It is with great excitement that Chicago Afrobeat announces the Chicago Afrobeat Project featuring TONY ALLEN Tour schedule of eight cities. Allen has never before collaborated with an American afrobeat band on a full album. So the outcome of his collaboration with Chicago Afrobeat Project is set to make history. … Continue reading

Team Spirit Premieres “Teenage Heart” (Acoustic) Track On Earmilk || Play Riot Fest Chicago September 14th

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Listen To “Teenage Heart” (Acoustic) Track On Earmilk This Summer, NYC rockers Team Spirit debuted the lead single “Teenage Heart” from the band’s forthcoming Killing Time LP. Stereogum premiered the single saying “Even those who regularly spend their rent money on 7-inches don’t often come across a song that surges like ‘Teenage … Continue reading

Hellion Announces Complete Touring Line-Up For Their North American Dates/ PGH Date 10.16


HELLION announces a stellar line-up for their Karma’s A Bitch tour including vocalist Ann Boleyn, drummer Simon Wright (formerly of AC/DC, DIO, and UFO), keyboardist Scott Warren (formerly with DIO and Heaven & Hell), bassist Greg Smith (formerly with Alice Cooper, Rainbow, and Blue Oyster Cult), up-and-coming shred guitarist Maxxxwell Carlisle, and special guest rhythm guitarist Georg Dolivo of Rhino Bucket. This will be … Continue reading

Cazwell Announces Hard 2 B Fresh Album out September 30th via Peace Bisquit + Dance Like You Got Good Credit ft Cherie Lily

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CAZWELL reveals much-anticipated album Hard 2 B Fresh Release September 30th on Peace Bisquit CAZWELL ft Cherie Lily “Dance Like You Got Good Credit”  free  HERE photo credit: Anthony Humpreys Cazwell creates a block rockin’ fusion of electro, trap and moombathon with booty beats, horny raps and party vibes.  NYC based club stalwart Cazwell announces his highly-anticipated sophomore full-length album Hard … Continue reading