The Darkness: “Scream” With Funny Or Die

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The anonymous caller whose $119 million bid won them one of the greatest masterpieces of modern art Edvard Munch’s “The Scream,” has been revealed as none other than the U.K.’s finest, THE DARKNESS. Click here to watch how these art enthusiasts have honored this epic work: The Darkness Shite On The Scream – watch more… Read more »


Get Ready To Go On A Psychotrip With Nikki Mckibbin’s Love Stricken Demise

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Dallas’ new hard rock heroes Love Stricken Demise, featuring former American Idol finalist Nikki McKibbin, have released their debut Ep, Psychotrip through upstart label Down Boys, Inc. With LSD you won’t be getting any girly Top 40 pop songstress type material.  Metal is what runs through McKibbins veins and with Psychotrip metal is exactly what… Read more »


Rise, The New Icarus Witch CD, Drops July 3

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On July 3, Cleopatra Records will release the fifth studio record from Pittsburgh, PA-based melodic metallers Icarus Witch.  RISE is an epic twelve-track display of songwriting and musicianship from one of the most-watched heavy music bands of the decade. From the driving, anthemic “(We Are) The New Revolution” to its equally commanding following track “Rise,”… Read more »


The Dirty Heads To Perform On Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Bud Light Outdoor Stage On July 10

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SoCal alt-rockers The Dirty Heads are set to celebrate the release of their highly anticipated album Cabin By The Sea with a visit to ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on July 10th.  The appearance will feature the first-ever nationally televised performance of their hit “Spread Too Thin” from JKL’s famed Bud Light Outdoor Stage. The album… Read more »


Glitter ‘n Glam Rockfest @ The Whisky 6/17, ft. Spiders & Snakes, Rebel Rebel

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Bands that have left an indelible mark on the Sunset Strip music scene will come together this Sunday,in the “Glitter ‘n Glam Rockfest” at The Whisky A Go Go. Nadir D’Priest will be appearing as a guest lead vocalist for the SPIDERS & SNAKES headline appearance, In his 2nd live stage appearance with SPIDERS & SNAKES,… Read more »


Austin’s NOT IN THE FACE Set To Perform at This Year’s Hootenanny Festival & Riot Fest Dallas

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Austin’s own rock duo, NOT IN THE FACE, has quickly made its mark on the music scene with a show-stopping SXSW performance, has now been confirmed for a prime spot at the 2012 Hootenanny Festival on July 7th at the Oak Canyon Ranch in Silverado Canyon CA. NOT IN THE FACE will be rockin’ alongside… Read more »


THE OFFSPRING AOL Music Premieres Exclusive Album Interview

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AOL Music today (June 12) premiered an exclusive track-by-track interview with THE OFFSPRING talking about their new album DAYS GO BY, out June 26 on Columbia Records. Click here to read the piece: http://www.spinner.com/2012/06/12/the-offspring-days-go-by-track-by-track/. On DAYS GO BY, the Huntington Beach, CA quartet–Dexter Holland (vocals, guitar), Noodles (guitar), Greg Kriesel (bass) and Pete Parada (drums)—once… Read more »


RIOT FEST: Expands to Dallas, Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Toronto

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The eighth annual RIOT FEST–the music festival which celebrates rock, indie, punk and underground artists from every era–has announced that the festival will head to Brooklyn, NY (September 8 at Williamsburg Park), Toronto, ON (September 9 at Fort York: Garrison Common) and Dallas, TX (September 22 at Gexa Energy Pavilion). Previously announced Riot Fest 2012… Read more »


Former Harem Scarem singer Harry Hess to release new Album

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Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of Harry Hess new solo album entitled “Living in Yesterday” on August 24th in Europe and August 28th in the US. Best known for spending 17 years as frontman of Harem Scarem, one of the most well known and respected Melodic Hard Rock bands to come out from Canada, Harry Hess has been… Read more »


Vans Warped Tour® Announces Various Attractions And Activities

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The VANS WARPED TOUR®–well established as America’s premiere music and lifestyle festival of the summer–is set to kick off June 16 in Salt Lake City, UT at Utah State Fairpark and wrap up August 5 in Portland, OR at Rose Quarter Riverfront. The nationally-renowned touring festival has been breaking up-and-coming indie talent as well as both creating and showcasing major established artists since 1995. “Each year as the tour takes shape it… Read more »


Dream Theater Announces South American Tour Dates

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DREAM THEATER have announced they will extend their world tour by continuing on to South America after the second leg of North American dates wrap in Chester, PA on July 21. The South American run, in support of their Grammy-nominated and globally successful album A DRAMATIC TURN OF EVENTS (Roadrunner), will launch in Guatemala City,… Read more »


Zappa Family Trust Regains Control Of Iconic Musician’s Extensive Catalog

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Back home where it belongs, the music of FRANK ZAPPA is now back in the hands of the ZAPPA FAMILY TRUST. To celebrate this, the estate has signed a global license and distribution deal with UNIVERSAL MUSIC ENTERPRISES to release 60 of the iconic composer’s recordings.  The roll-out kicks off July 31 with 12 recordings,… Read more »