The popular band will perform in London on June 2nd in anticipation of this thriller starring Brad Pitt. [...]
Mark Kendall is the lead guitarist and a founding member of the hard rock band Great White. 30 years after founding the band in Los Angeles, Mark and company have sold over 10 million records worldwide and continue to record and tour. Elation is the band’s twelfth studio album and the first to feature vocalist Terry [...] Advertise here with BSA
Eisley says it will be touring in the near future, even without the $100,000 it requested on Kickstarter. In a statement, the group says that its motivation is “to continue being a band, writing songs, recording records, and touring,”...Show More Summary
Summer is here! Indie pop band fun. launched TODAY's 2013 Toyota Concert Series with a special performance at the Jersey Shore as it reopened following superstorm Sandy's destruction last year. Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff, and Andrew Dost, who make up the band fun., played their hits "We Are Young," "Carry On" and "Some Nights" for a crowd of hundreds. Show More Summary
Are Queens of the Stone Age a band? An association? A concept?
We had an AMG correspondent at Hangout Music Fest this year, and in between sets we were able to sit down and chat with The Tontons before they took the stage. Here’s what the band had to say about influences, crotch-thrusting and the impending apocalypse. What artist(s) has had a big hand in developing your [...]
Festivus for the Rest of Us?: Abby Johnston at Salon ponders the lack of female-led bands at festivals this summer, while FACT worries that British music fests are becoming "unaffordable, corporate, and middle-aged." David Lee Roth Wrote a Short Film: In which he plays a shirtless assassin who enjoys strawberry milk. Show More Summary
AFM Records 2013 Gothminister are a Norwegian quartet that, for lack of a better description, play goth-flavored industrial rock/heavy metal. On "Utopia", the group's fifth studio album since forming in 1999, the band's lead singer, Bjørn Alexander Brem, taps into his personal nightmares for a concept album. Show More Summary
Marching bands, barbecue, a monkey, and more ways to honor the troops and enjoy a three-day weekend. [ more › ]
The theatrical Swedish metal band Ghost B.C. have already shown that they have a way with the incongruous cover song; we posted their version of Abba’s “I’m A Marionette” back in January. And apparently, the Japanese version of their new album Infestissumam includes a cover of Depeche Mode’s gloomy 1990 synth ballad “Waiting For The [...]
For the past year, crude oil prices have generally traded in a band between about $85 per barrel on the low side and approaching $100 on the high side. Barring major economic or geopolitical disruptions, it appears safe to assume that...Show More Summary
The origins of Swedish death metal unit Entrails date back to the early '90s, when guitarist Jimmy Lundqvist was inspired by the emergence and underground success of death metal bands in that country, including now-iconic acts like Entombed. Show More Summary
We had an AMG correspondent at Hangout Fest this year and we got the opportunity to interview Nashville band, The Wild Feathers. Here’s what Ricky Young and Ben Jarvis of the band had to say: How do you guys connect with the crowd when you’re playing a show? Ricky Young: A lot of dancing…a lot [...]
The Decemberists in Austin in 2011 (more by Tim Griffin) It's been a while since we've heard from The Decemberists, but the band's members are still finding ways to keep busy. Their side project, Black Prairie, whose lineup now includes...
If it seems as though we’ve been talking about the National’s excellent new record Trouble Will Find Me for weeks now it’s because we have. Even though the record was just released this week, fascination with the band and a buzzing curiosity about how they might follow up 2010?s powerhouse High Violet have kept music [...]
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth hearing. This week, we're asking our writers to talk about a song that always reminds them of their own arrested development. At some point, every band asks if it’s worth it. Show More Summary
This week we take some quick looks at new/upcoming Country Radio singles from Florida Georgia Line, Thompson Square, Andy Gibson, Angie Johnson, Cassadee Pope, Kree Harrison, Rosehill, Joel Crouse, Cody Bryan Band and Ashley Monroe (Feat. Little Big Town).
The Hamilton Loomis Band at Garston Royal British Legion, Liverpool – 22.5.2013 Hamilton Loomis returned to Liverpool after a gap of two and a half years to be warmly greeted by a very substantial gathering of his loyal fans. On this occasion, he was backed by a new ensemble that comprised fellow Americans, Fabian Hernandez [...]
Indie bands have been mainstays of the late night talk show circuit for years now, but they're starting to infiltrate morning shows too. Case in point: Grizzly Bear just played Ellen this morning (5/24), which most certainly introduced their...
Sweden’s Shout Out Louds performed on last night’s Leno to promote their album Optica. Following interviews with guests Tyler Perry and Isla Fischer, the band performed album cut “Walking In Your Footsteps.” Check it out below. Optica is out now via Merge.