GUST: Self-Titled Southern Lord Debut Out This Week; Album Streaming Via Bandcamp

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Trollhättan, Sweden-based GUST this week releases their self-titled, sophomore LP via Southern Lord, a breakneck, nearly half-hour-long album signals the band’s first release on the label and is streaming in its entirety right now.   Self-recorded at Fvck Life Studios, and mastered by Brad Boatright (Warcry, From Ashes Rise, Deathreat) at … Continue reading

Acid Baby Jesus Premiere “Vegetable” Video on Pitchfork’s Shake Appeal

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Watch “Vegetable” on Shake Appeal Listen to “Vegetable” on Soundcloud Now Europe Dates 10.29 DE Berlin – Monarch 10.31 FR Rouen – Le 106 11.03 FR Paris – La Mécanique Ondulatoire 11.05 FR Metz Musiques Volantes / Les Trinitaires 11.06 BE Brussels – Madame Moustache 11.07 UK London – The … Continue reading

GARY CLARK JR. GEARS UP FOR RELEASE OF FIRST-EVER LIVE ALBUM DUE SEPTEMBER 23RD

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Gary Clark Jr. is gearing up for the release of his first-ever live album, which is due from Warner Bros. Records on September 23rd. The blistering performances collected on Gary Clark Jr. Live span his gigs at clubs, theatres, arenas, and festivals from the past 18 months of non-stop touring. … Continue reading

Black Keys Turn Pittsburgh Blue With Envy

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In what would be almost exactly a year from the last time The Black Keys invaded Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center, the band came back with more gusto and guts than many have given their latest album, Turn Blue, credit for.  Relying on more of their back catalog than one would … Continue reading

THE AMSTERDAM RED LIGHT DISTRICT Releases New Music Video for “Gone For A While” – New Album Coming November 26

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Lyon, France’s THE AMSTERDAM RED LIGHT DISTRICT (aka TARLD) will release their their brand new record,Gone For A While, on November 26th via Red-Light Records. TARLD’s sound has been nurtured from the roots of bands that the band have listed to since their youth – such as Refused, The Bronx, … Continue reading

Megadeth Issues The First Five Major Label Albums On Remastered Picture Disc For The First Time In The U.S. (November 11th)

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Titles Include Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying?, So Far, So Good…So What!, Rust In Peace, Countdown To Extinction And Youthanasia   On November 11, 2014, Universal Enterprises (UMe) will issue the first five platinum-selling Capitol Records MEGADETH albums on limited edition picture disc vinyl for the first time in the U.S. Titles include 1986’s Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying?, 1988’s So Far, … Continue reading

Cage The Elephant Unleashes on Pittsburgh

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Review: Rob Eldridge  Photos: A. Welding Cage the Elephant strolled into Pittsburgh with guns-a-blazin. Their bullet frontman, Matt Shultz, ricocheted himself all over the stage delivering hard hitting songs from their 2008 self titled masterpiece, 2011’s “Thank You, Happy Birthday” and new release “Melophobia”. CTE has never shown fear of pushing … Continue reading

REVIEW: Miss May I’s Fourth LP Is a Furious Run-In-Place

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From the fields of Ohio, Miss May I have risen to popularity in the metal crowd shockingly fast. These Rock on the Range mainstays have smashed their way to the circle pits with their brutal metalcore sound. They’ve kept their engines roaring since 2007, and with their fourth album Rise … Continue reading

The Used and Taking Back Sunday Sold Out in Pittsburgh at Stage AE

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Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2014: Packed in like sardines and anticipating a night of furious rock n roll frivolity, the Pittsburgh crowd was raucous and relentless in their call for both Taking Back Sunday and The Used.  It was a double bill made in heaven for many and both bands delivered … Continue reading

Slipknot Reveal New Masks And Video

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From Metal Hammer: Slipknot have revealed their new masks via their video for The Devil In I. The track comes from long-awaited album .5: The Gray Chapter, which tells the story of the band’s turmoil since the death of Paul Gray in 2010 and the firing of Joey Jordison three … Continue reading

METRONOMY performing in Pittsburgh on Monday, September 15th at Altar Bar

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Metronomy are returning to the US next month in support of their recent album Love Letters.  Led by Joseph Mount,  the band’s first two singles from their new album – “I’m Aquarius” & “Love Letters” – have leapt to success at radio around the globe and are providing the Mercury … Continue reading

XERXES PREMIERE NEW SONG, “COLLISION BLONDE,” AT NPR.ORG

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XERXES PREMIERE NEW SONG, “COLLISION BLONDE,” AT NPR.ORG “The Louisville post-hardcore band Xerxes always had some caustic melody to it, but its new album Collision Blonde explodes the palette.” – NPR.org Louisville’s avant-garde rock band Xerxes has premiered the title track from their upcoming record,Collision Blonde, today at NPR.org. The … Continue reading

AC Killer, “You F**ked Up” | L.A. | Tech N9ne, Bone Thugs, Brotha Lynch Hung guest on “The Unholy Trinity”

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youtube.com/watch?v=6IC-KN-zT1I criminalnation.org | Facebook | Twitter [@theackiller] Los Angeles rapper AC Killer presents the King G-directed music video for “You F–ked Up”, his new Heinz On Tha Track-produced single from The Unholy Trinity, his forthcoming album featuring Tech N9ne, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Brotha Lynch Hung. Institutionalized in a mental hospital … Continue reading

ORANGE GOBLIN Premieres New Video Via Noisey; Back From The Abyss To Drop Next Month

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With the release of Back From The Abyss, the forthcoming new full-length from stoner metal icons ORANGE GOBLIN, now less than one month away, Noisey thrusts forth opening rager, “Sabbath Hex.”   Bedecked in high-speed psychedelic visuals and an occultish-vibe, the Michael Dickinson-produced clip is currently slaying eye holes via Noisey at THIS … Continue reading

Mirah Announces North American Tour, Reveals “No Direction Home” Video w/ NPR

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Mirah Announces North American Fall Tour Unveils “No Direction Home” Video Critically Acclaimed Album Changing Light Out Now “Her downy voice is equally appealing whether set in growly rock music or glitteringly ornate folk, the poles that her new album Changing Light often switches between.” – Pitchfork “ …the songs … Continue reading

10th Annual Voices Carry – Pittsburgh’s Only Rock Concert Fundraiser Benefiting Auberle on Sept. 30

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On Tuesday Sept. 30, over 500 guests are expected to join Auberle at Stage AE for the 10th Annual Voices Carry fundraiser presented by Huntington Bank. The unique rock concert fundraiser, which helps support the at-risk children and families Auberle serves, kicks off at 6:30 p.m. with live music until … Continue reading

Radical Something in PITTSBURGH (Built to Survive Tour w/ Matisyahu) on 9/27

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Radical Something, are kicking off a 50 city tour with Matisyahu on September 16th.  The SoCal band’s infectious hip-hop, rock, and reggae infused sounds include their latest single “Cali Get Down,” an irresistible summer hit which will keep the summer vibes going well into fall! On tour, Radical Something will be … Continue reading

OBLITERATIONS: Revolver Magazine Hosts Official Video From California Punk/Hardcore Quartet; Poison Everything LP Out Next Month On Southern Lord

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Southern California punk/hardcore quartet, OBLITERATIONS, has just released their recently completed official video for “Mind Ain’t Right,” through an exclusive premiere via Revolver Magazine. Hailing from their impending debut LP, Poison Everything, the video strikes just a month ahead of the album’s release through Southern Lord.   OBLITERATIONS‘ “Mind Ain’t … Continue reading

Engraved Disillusion Reveal New Album Details

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South West UK metal juggernaut Engraved Disillusion have today revealed details for their second album and follow up to 2011’s acclaimed ‘Embers Of Existence’. Entitled ‘The Eternal Rest’, the album was recorded at Thin Ice Studios with Karl Groom (Dragonforce, Threshold…) during the summer of 2014 and features 10 tracks … Continue reading

Bee vs. Moth coming to VIA Fest, Pittsburgh

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Bee vs. Moth, an instrumental rock/jazz band from Austin, TX, announces their upcoming tour show in Pittsburgh 10/3 atVIA Festival. The band’s 2014 tour celebrates the release of their third studio album, Shelter in Place. Shelter in Place delivers the power and wit Bee vs. Moth fans expect from a … Continue reading