The Huffington Post really deserves to be called on the carpet for this piece. It implies there is a debate going on between Paul Krugman and Joe Scarborough over whether the Obama administration is tampering with Census data to make the Affordable Care Act look good. There is no debate because Scarborough has no clue what he is taking about. Show More Summary
Electronic music artist Squarepusher wanted to see if a band of highly sophisticated bots could play emotionally engaging music. The result is his new EP, "Music for Robots." This story contains an interview with Tom Jenkinson, better known as electronic music artist Squarepusher. Read Full Story
William Bennett, former guitarist for the English post-punk group Essential Logic and member of the unit Come, came to notoriety for his role in the power electronics band Whitehouse, purveyors of some of the most extreme noise and un-PC lyrics imaginable. Show More Summary
Producer Butch Vig confirms the band is recording in several different studios.
We've had the pleasure of seeing the legendary Cuban band Orquestra Aragón in concert before and their Friday shows at Mayne Stage, in our opinion, are must-sees. [ more › ]
One of the best songs off Eagulls’ very nice self-titled debut was the shoegaze punk of “Possessed.” The band stopped by Jools Holland to perform it this week, and now the video is available online. Watch it below. Eagulls is out now via Partisan.
In honor of The Who's 50th anniversary, the band is embarking on a world tour, beginning in the U.K. around Christmas time, and then making their way to North America in 2015. "It will be a world tour," Who guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend told Billboard. Show More Summary
The great news for rock, live music lovers and aspiring musicians in and around Kendal, is that Chantel will be playing in her band at The Brewery Arts Centre on Saturday, 24th May and put simply; this will be a fantastic experience and night to remember! Winning four awards in the last three years is […]
Another preview of the band's debut album, ZABA.
FUCK ART, LET’S DANCE! are a Hamburg based band making music that will get you dancing! “We’re Manicals!” is taken from their forthcoming debut album Atlas, which is out on German label Audiolith, April 28th 2014. In the video, three members of the band enter a darkened church. Show More Summary
Sounds like: St. Lucia, Toro Y Moi, RAC Song: Vacationer - The Wild Life What's so good? I've been a fan of Vacationer ever since they released the single "Trip" in 2011. The band, fronted by Kenny Vasoli (former frontman for The Starting...Show More Summary
A.V. Undercover alumni The Hold Steady and Deer Tick are kicking off a tour together tonight in Boston, and in celebration of their mutual love, the bands have each recorded a cover of the other’s song—and we’ve got the exclusive streams. Show More Summary
Australian rockers AC/DC have issued a formal statement via their Facebook tackling the rumors of their retirement due to guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young’s recent stroke. Both good and bad news has come forth as it’s been confirmed that Young will be “…taking a break from the band due to ill health.” However, the [...]
Shit, since the 1980s Jad Fair been rippin’ the pull at 120%. You got that 1/2 Japanese, a slew of his name AND [BAND] sorta gigs, and off-shoots like XXOO and the Abraham Lincolns; you got a dynasty to uncover (if you already haven’t). Show More Summary
Way before “Pompeii” was a Top 10 hit on either side of the pond, UK pop-rockers Bastille released the title track from their Bad Blood album as a single. It didn’t really do much in the way of blowing the band up, as it’s got a far darker aesthetic than the more accessible and cheery ’80s... More »
Courtney Love started her own YouTube channel earlier this year, and it was only a matter of time before she got out of pocket with it. Last week, she watched Bruce Springsteen induct his E Street Band into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, and yesterday, she posted a video where she had a [...]
Life is stressful and sometimes even the bravest people shut down under too much trauma. Darkest Dungeon takes that emotional reality and weaves it into the game, giving players a band of warriors can get so sick and tired of fighting all the damn time that they'll just quit or run away. Read more...
75 bands to see, things to do over the course of Coachella weekend.
One week ago today I covered the 2013 debut-demo from London's The Deep. You can check out that review right here ( http://metalmark.blogspot.com/2014/04/the-deep-demo-2013.html ) and up-front let's just call it like it is. Had I heard...Show More Summary
The B-side to the band's Record Store Day 10-inch.