Crystal Fighters @ Music Hall of Williamsburg 4/5-4/6
March 29, 2017
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Crystal Fighters @ Music Hall of Williamsburg 4/5-4/6

UK-based Crystal Fighters recently released their third studio album Everything Is My Family via  record label and has earned praise from the likes of Nylon, Noisey, and Dazed.   Their unique combination of folk with poppy melodies and lighthearted lyrics make their sound one to easily love and sing along to. They...

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Decibel Magazine Tour @ Irving Plaza 4/14
March 28, 2017
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Decibel Magazine Tour @ Irving Plaza 4/14

Decibel Magazine is back with their yearly tour, showcasing some of the top metal acts in the business. This year will feature Kreator, Obituary, Midnight, Horrendous. Kreator and Obituary are both releasing EP’s that coincide with this years tour; the former with Gods of Violence and the latter with Obituary. The tour is...

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7 Crown Presents The Blackfires “Rock Beast” CD Release
March 27, 2017
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7 Crown Presents The Blackfires “Rock Beast” CD Release

On March 10, 2017, 7 Crown Presents showcased at the Gramercy Theatre The Blackfires Rock Beast CD release with a hard hitting bill that featured Tempt, Stormgiant, Roman Sky, and The Royal Skulls.   The Blackfires are an original, hard-rock/metal band from New York City, with a sound that brings you back to the days when...

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Michelle Branch Album Release Show at Webster Hall 4/7
March 23, 2017
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Michelle Branch Album Release Show at Webster Hall 4/7

Known for her early 2000 pop hits like “Everywhere”, singer-songwriter Michelle Branch is back with a brand new album titled Hopeless Romantic via Verve Records on April 7th. In celebration, Branch will be having an album release party at Webster Hall’s The Marlin Room the very same night. Having been 18...

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Steel Panther Playing Irving Plaza 4/6
March 22, 2017
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Steel Panther Playing Irving Plaza 4/6

Vulgarity, alcohol and nudity; there’s no better place to be than a Steel Panther concert. In support of their upcoming release titled Lower The Bar (to be released on March 24th), the band is gearing up for a nationwide tour which will be stopping by at Irving Plaza on April 6th.   The band will feature fresh up...

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Killcode Release Teaser for “Kickin’ and Screamin'”
March 21, 2017
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Killcode Release Teaser for “Kickin’ and Screamin'”

When it comes to kick ass rock n’ roll bands, it doesn’t get better than underground NYC rock band, Killcode. These guys have expanded their notoriety to other countries outside of the U.S. including Mexico and Europe. Having been on large festival lineups alongside Behemoth and Slayer in 2016, Killcode are looking...

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3TEETH To Release New Album on May 19th
March 20, 2017
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3TEETH To Release New Album on May 19th

Formed in 2013 in Los Angeles, 3TEETH is a transgressive artistic collaborative consisting of Alexis Mincolla (vocals), Xavier Swafford (keys), Andrew Means (drums) and Chase Brawner (guitars). Inspired by the early 90’s industrial scene and acts like Ministry and Nine Inch Nails, the four-piece boasts a unique amalgam of...

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Highly Suspect Coming to NYC
March 15, 2017
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Highly Suspect Coming to NYC

Fresh off their third Grammy nomination, Highly Suspect announced a new, major U.S. headline run. The tour which is set to commence on March 26th in Tucson, AZ follows their recently sold-out 2016 headline dates in support of their critically hailed new album, “The Boy Who Died Wolf”. The album also features the...

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New Found Glory 20 Year Anniversary Tour
March 14, 2017
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New Found Glory 20 Year Anniversary Tour

Pop punk favorites New Found Glory are celebrating their lengthy career with a 20 year celebration tour. Over their span of 20 non-stop years in the music industry, New Found Glory have released 8 studio albums, 1 live album, 2 EPs and 3 cover albums. The band is currently mixing their upcoming 9th studio album, set to release...

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August on Sunday Shoot New Single at The Leif
March 13, 2017
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August on Sunday Shoot New Single at The Leif

The drummer from August on Sunday, Sully, and I had been exchanging texts in the afternoon trying to figure out the evening. Music video shoots are complicated, but the boys at AoS had the ambition to pull off a show during the shoot, and invited my own band, Schmeeze, along for the ride.   Despite the minor stress that...

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Max and Igor Cavalera Celebrate Their Brazilian “Roots” – 21 Year Anniversary
March 03, 2017
Metal

Max and Igor Cavalera Celebrate Their Brazilian “Roots” – 21 Year Anniversary

“Screaming For more justice Amazonia burns Can you hear them? I’ll fight To save another day So join us And we’ll make them leave this land Threatening To kill how we feel (but) if we stop them it’ll be worth dying for.” – Lyrics of “Ambush”   Sepultura’s politically...

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Lacey Sturm Returns With Inspiration Alongside Stitched Up Heart
February 28, 2017
Rock

Lacey Sturm Returns With Inspiration Alongside Stitched Up Heart

Known for being the original and longtime frontwoman of rock band Flyleaf, Lacey Sturm has now returned after a 5 year hiatus with a new solo album titled Life Screams. Sturm’s latest tour set out with support from bands Letters from The Fire, Palisades and Stitched Up Heart stopping by Webster Hall in New York City on...

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Dan Kassel to Play Local NJ Shows
February 27, 2017
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Dan Kassel to Play Local NJ Shows

New Jersey based cellist Dan Kassel will be playing a few shows in the surround New Jersey area! As a solo cellist, Kassel is able to produce a full orchestra sound with the use of a loop pedal, a style that has become his trademark. This is quite a unique talent as he can do the job of many all on his own– it’s...

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Agnes Obel
February 20, 2017
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Agnes Obel

Born in Denmark and later based in Berlin, Agnes Obel is a beautiful mixture of angelic vocals with mesmerizing piano melodies, producing some of the most unique and enchanting mixtures of both folk and classical music. Her sound manages to overcome the “elitist” view of classical music many see as a boundary between them...

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“Wicked Wednesdays” Coming to Brooklyn’s Our Wicked Lady!
February 13, 2017
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“Wicked Wednesdays” Coming to Brooklyn’s Our Wicked Lady!

NYC is thriving with music that deserves to be heard, but musicians aren’t always compensated for their handwork in this business. Our very own Michelle Eliza will now be organizing a monthly event called “Wicked Wednesdays” to be held at Brooklyn’s Our Wicked Lady located at 153 Morgan Ave, at the corner of Morgan...

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Album Review: Alex MacKinnon “Two Sides”
February 07, 2017
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Album Review: Alex MacKinnon “Two Sides”

Fusing elements of bluegrass, gospel, hymns, funk, R&B, reggae, and more, Two Sides is a very timely release by multi-instrumentalist Alex MacKinnon. Both striking and comforting, this eclectic collection is woven with themes of social consciousness, the need for equality, and gentle reminders to enjoy the simple things...

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Swedish Rock Band Imminence to Release New Album “This Is Goodbye” on March 31st
February 06, 2017
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Swedish Rock Band Imminence to Release New Album “This Is Goodbye” on March 31st

Swedish alternative rock/metal band Imminence will be releasing their anticipated new album titled This Is Goodbye on March 31st via Sharptone Records. Lead singer Eddie Berg states: ““The new album is about the prowess of leaving something behind in order to make room for something else. It can be anything from...

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UK’s Deaf Havana Talk “All These Countless Nights”, Personal Struggles and a New Beginning
February 06, 2017
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UK’s Deaf Havana Talk “All These Countless Nights”, Personal Struggles and a New Beginning

After going through a long journey of struggle, UK’s Deaf Havana made a firm decision to continue working towards their dream. Formerly signed on to BMG, the Norfolk based band has recently released their first album All These Countless Nights on January 27th via SO Records. Their 2013 release titled Old Souls would...

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PIXIES Announce 2017 North American Tour
February 01, 2017
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PIXIES Announce 2017 North American Tour

One of the most influential alt/rock bands of all time, The Pixies, will take their signature mix of alternative/garage/punk/surf rock on a five-week tour across North America in 2017. The first of a three-leg trek across the continent.  Following stops in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and the band’s first-ever South...

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Coheed and Cambria to Play “Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV” in It’s Entirety
February 01, 2017
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Coheed and Cambria to Play “Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV” in It’s Entirety

The eclectic and ever evolving progressive-rock band Coheed and Cambria have announced a US spring tour, performing their landmark third album Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV: From Fear Through The Eyes of Madness, in its entirety. The tour entitled NEVERENDER GAIBSIV will take the band across North America starting Aprill...

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Vanessa Carlton Announces 2017 Tour Dates
January 26, 2017
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Vanessa Carlton Announces 2017 Tour Dates

Vanessa Carlton is thrilled to announce her 2017 tour in support of her Liberman Live and Earlier Things Live albums.Tour dates include New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, Nashville, and more. Earlier Things Live will be released on February 17th, 2017, the Friday prior to the start of her...

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This Will Destroy You Confirms Spring 2017 Tour Supporting Deafhaven
January 26, 2017
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This Will Destroy You Confirms Spring 2017 Tour Supporting Deafhaven

Texan instrumental rock collective This Will Destroy You has just announced an upcoming US tour supporting Deafheaven and Emma Ruth Rundle, set to take place in February and March.   Following the special 10th anniversary edition of their defining Young Mountain LP, which was released through Magic Bullet Records in...

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UK act, Deaf Havana Premiere Video for New Track, “Fever” (Via Alternative Press)
January 26, 2017
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UK act, Deaf Havana Premiere Video for New Track, “Fever” (Via Alternative Press)

Deaf Havana’s has released a brand new music video for their track titled “Fever” off of their new album All These Countless Nights is due out this Friday January 27th.   The new video is actually part three of a bigger story, with “Sing” and “Trigger” being parts one and...

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Legendary DC Hardcore Punk Outfit SCREAM Issues New Trump Protest Video, “Politics Is Entertainment”
January 25, 2017
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Legendary DC Hardcore Punk Outfit SCREAM Issues New Trump Protest Video, “Politics Is Entertainment”

As a massive shift in power takes place in the US this week, the members of influential Washington, DC-based hardcore/punk outfit SCREAM have issued a brand new video for a previously-unreleased protest track, “Politics Is Entertainment.” This comes as Southern Lord the impending remixed reissue of the...

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ONI Unleashes New Music Video for “The Only Cure”, Featuring Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe
January 25, 2017
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ONI Unleashes New Music Video for “The Only Cure”, Featuring Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe

2016 was a breakout year for progressive metal band ONI, who proved their lasting prowess with the release of their debut album Ironshore, toured with heavy metal greats such as Max & Iggor Cavalera and Children Of Bodom, tore up the stage at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest with Randy Blythe of Lamb Of God – and last...

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Emma Ruth Rundle Releases Song to Benefit Planned Parenthood
January 21, 2017
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Emma Ruth Rundle Releases Song to Benefit Planned Parenthood

Singer-songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle has posted a never-before-heard song titled “Forever, as the Setting Son” for sale on Bandcamp for $1.00 or donation amount of your choice. 100% of the proceeds from the song’s sale will be donated to Planned Parenthood Federal and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund to...

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FIGHTING BACK WITH MUSIC: Taking Back Sunday’s John Nolan and Friends Compile Music For Everyone
January 21, 2017
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FIGHTING BACK WITH MUSIC: Taking Back Sunday’s John Nolan and Friends Compile Music For Everyone

“During these next four years, I feel it’s going to be extremely important to support organizations that will stand up to the Trump administration,” says John Nolan, guitarist for alt-rock band Taking Back Sunday about the incoming Presidential administration headed by Donald J. Trump.  Nolan is now joining...

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Dashboard Confessional Reveal Surprise Covers EP titled “Covered + Taped”
January 21, 2017
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Dashboard Confessional Reveal Surprise Covers EP titled “Covered + Taped”

Dashboard Confessional are currently on one of their most sought after tours, having most of their dates sell out in rapid time. As a thank you to their fans, Dashboard Confessional have released a surprise EP titled Covered + Taped. The EP includes songs covered by lead singer Chris Carraba; songs include “Sex” by...

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Iron Reagan Reveals New Song To Fuel Inauguration Rage (Via Noisey)
January 21, 2017
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Iron Reagan Reveals New Song To Fuel Inauguration Rage (Via Noisey)

They say nothing heals like music, and after this presidential election, it might just be the only thing we have left. Iron Reagan’s new album Crossover Ministry seems to come at the perfect time, filled with relentlessly catchy riffs and irresistibly mosh-ready breakdowns paired with lyrics that run the gamut from...

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Undergound NYC: FBOMB – Rush Tributes/Lard Hand @ Arlene’s Grocery 1/28
January 17, 2017
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Undergound NYC: FBOMB – Rush Tributes/Lard Hand @ Arlene’s Grocery 1/28

FBOMB #125 will be taking place at NYC favorite Arlene’s Grocery on January 28th and will be dedicated to the band Rush, with Lard Hand opening. Rush classics will be be performed by local NYC artists like Mike SOS, Thornes, Drew Blood, Croline Purr and many more! For a full set of names and set times, visit the...

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