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Avenged Sevenfold Cancels Webcast

July 31st, 2010

Avenged Sevenfold, one of the most popular metalcore bands today, had to cancel a planned webcast from Syracuse, NY due to factors beyond their control.  Read more…

By Nathaniel Ott Homer Posted in News ,

NAILS Signs to Southern Lord and Announces Tour

July 31st, 2010

“Filthy, vicious and raw” metal-heads, NAILS, have signed to legendary metal label Southern Lord.  They are going to take part in the label’s The Power of the Riff festival in Los Angeles on August 8th and then they’re off on a country-wide tour.   Read more…

By Nathaniel Ott Homer Posted in News ,

Blitzen Trapper – Destroyer of the Void

July 31st, 2010

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Good Salt of the Earth Folk

The experimental folk rock band Blitzen Trapper are back with their fifth album, Destroyer of the Void, just in time to be added to everyone’s summer backyard party playlist. Following up their highly acclaimed 2008 album Furr, the sextet continue down the road of American folk with a mix of 70s classic rock and piano heavy tunes, hooking listeners along the way with the lyrics of a true folk storyteller. Read more…

By Emily Provansal Posted in Reviews

Hot Chip and LCD Soundsystem Scheduled to Play Joint Shows

July 30th, 2010

DFA Records acts LCD Soundsystem and Hot Chip will be crossing paths on tour, performing together at a confirmed eight dates throughout 2010—one of which is in the US.  Click “read more” to see the dates. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News ,

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Group to Make Live US Debut

July 30th, 2010

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, guitarist and composer of The Mars Volta, will be bringing his brand of psychedelic rock to the US in the early Fall.  More after the jump. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

The Flaming Lips Play Letterman

July 30th, 2010

Yesterday, The Flaming Lips stopped by the Late Show studio to perform “See the Leaves,” a track that comes from Embryonic, their newest release.  Check out a video of the performance after the jump. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Daft Punk Releases Six Tracks from Tron Soundtrack

July 30th, 2010

Techno-house giants Daft Punk recently released six tracks from their upcoming Tron: Legacy soundtrack. Check out the songs after the jump. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Cortini’s Sonoio Release EP, Custom Synth

July 30th, 2010

Former Nine Inch Nails collaborator Alessandro Cortini’s recently announced project Sonoio released its debut EP on Wednesday along with the SuONOIO, a small synthesizer designed by Cortini that allows users to manipulate tracks from the album.  You can check out and download some songs from the release after the jump. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News ,

New Polly Scattergood Material on the Way

July 30th, 2010

British indie-pop vocalist Polly Scattergood recently announced via her MySpace that she has a new full-length on the way.  Click “read more” for more info. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Mark Lanegan and Isobel Campbell Announce US Tour

July 30th, 2010

Mark Lanegan and Isobel Campbell—former members of Screaming Trees and Belle & Sebastian respectively—will be embarking on a US tour this fall in support of Campbell’s newest solo release, Hawk. Click “read more” for the dates. Read more…

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