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Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers – Teenage and Torture

April 30th, 2011

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The Oldest Profession

A collection of cacophonous sounds and piercing screeches compose the genre ascending LP Teenage and Torture from Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers. The New York quartet, dive into the blues, cross ’80s punk and incorporate tumultuous grudge rock. Rough and raw cuts designed to rattle the spine and coming from a heap of crude emotion are the vibes here. Read more…

By Thomas Aguilar Posted in Reviews

Elysian Fields to Release Last Night On Earth, First Stateside Full Length in 10 Years, on June 14

April 30th, 2011

Brooklyn-based art rock duo Elysian Fields recently announced that they will release their seventh studio album and first stateside release in 10 years, Last Night On Earth, via Ojet Records on June 14. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Explosions in the Sky Visual Interpretations Created to Promote Taking Care

April 30th, 2011

It took four years, but Texas-based instrumental post-rock outfit Explosions in the Sky finally released their sixth studio album, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care and chose to promote with an interesting angle: Six visual artists interpreting all six of the new songs in an installation called “Taking Care: 6 Visual Interpretations,” which took place in Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Read more…

By Nicole Goddeyne Posted in News

The Blood Vomits Reaches Kickstarter Goal, Will Produce Another Episode

April 30th, 2011

In an update to a story from earlier this month, it seems that the upcoming animated Slave Pit Inc. series “The Blood Vomits,” which features voice talent from members of GWAR, Lamb of God and Municipal Waste, has reached its Kickstarter goal of $5,000 and will go into production. Read more…

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The Black Dahlia Murder Announces Details for Ritual, Tour Dates

April 30th, 2011

Detroit, MI death metal outfit The Black Dahlia Murder recently announced that they will release their fifth full-length, Ritual, via Metal Blade Records on June 21. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Project Jenny, Project Jan Premieres Water Art Video for “Lucky Me”

April 30th, 2011

Brooklyn-based indie pop duo Project Jenny, Project Jan recently premiered “hand-painted” video for “Lucky Me,” a track that comes from their recently released album, Home Sweet Home. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

The Big Four Announce Second US Show at Yankee Stadium

April 30th, 2011

Coming in hot off their performance in Indio, CA last week, the Big Four—Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer and Metallica—announced yesterday that they will come together again on US soil for a show at Yankee Stadium in New York on September 14. Read more…

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Arcade Fire and The National Hit The Stage in Chicago

April 30th, 2011

Earlier this week, Arcade Fire and The National played their final show of a three-night stint at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion in which Fire’s frontman, Win Butler hit the stage singing background on “Start a War”. A clip from the surprising set can seen be at Pitchfork. In addition to this collaboration, Arcade Fire’s Will Butler sang “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” with Marika Shaw during the seventh inning at the Chicago Cubs game. Read more…

By Micheal Barker Posted in News ,

Portugal. The Man Unveils Atlantic Records Debut

April 29th, 2011

In The Mountain, In The Cloud will be the band’s first release from Atlantic Records.

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By Ryan Asbury Posted in News

Odd Future Inks Deal With Sony

April 29th, 2011

Odd Future’s manager Chris Clancy, has confirmed with Rap Radar and Pitchfork that the alternative hip-hop group has signed a deal with Sony/RED Distribution that gives “them 100 percent control of all aspects to their music. The deal will also cover all acts associated with the group and will have no third party participation in outside business. Read more…

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