Saustex Records To Release 4th Album By Churchwood "Hex City" Hits Stores November 18, 2016
Austin-based experimental/avant-garde blues band Churchwood continue their streak of winning albums with Hex City, their fourth full-length release, out November 18th. This go-around finds them in a sardonic and playful mood with great new tunes including 'One Big White Nightmare', 'Hainted' and 'Sag' ...
Blues Foundation Announces 32nd Annual Int'l Blues Challenge, Keeping The Blues Alive Event
Memphis' claim as the "Home of the Blues" will be indisputably evident the first week of February when The Blues Foundation hosts its 33rd Annual International Blues Challenge. Musicians from around the globe will convene in Memphis to compete for cash, prizes, and bookings as they are judged the best ...
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers And The Steve Miller Band To Headline 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival
The 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival unveiled the first headliners for its 2017 lineup - Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and the Steve Miller Band. Also on the bill are: Peter Frampton, Gary Clark Jr., Michael Franti & Spearhead, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Strumbellas, ...
Swedish Keyboard Legend Par Lindh Launches New Ensemble "Triton": The Nice Legacy Of ELP & PLP
Swedish keyboard legend Pär Lindh is launching his new band "TRITON": The NICE Legacy of ELP & PLP. The new ensemble was created to honor the legacy of The Nice, Emerson, Lake & Palmer and the Pär Lindh Project.
Says Pär, "My band Pär Lindh Project or PLP in short was struck by the passing ...
Factory Underground Announces A New Lyric Music Video For Americana Blues Song "Going Home" From Singer-Guitarist Tom "The Suit" Forst Now On VEVO
"Going Home," the first single and lyric-music video from Tom "The Suit" Forst's debut album On Fire premiered on VEVO today!
The video can be seen here:
The song, which was released in October 2016, is a reflection of fate in the face of an uncertain ...
Brigitte Demeyer & Will Kimbrough Ready Duo Album 'Mockingbird Soul' Through Sony Red
When Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough first joined their soulful voices in song half a dozen years ago, they knew they were destined to make beautiful music together. Since then, they've showcased their instinctive vocal interplay and formidable song-crafting skills throughout North America and Europe; ...
Leon Russell's Wife Releases Statement On Passing Of Rock And Roll Legend
Leon Russell, born Claude Russell Bridges, who sang, wrote and produced some of rock 'n' roll's top records, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13 at the age of 74.
"We thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers during this very, very difficult time. My husband passed in his sleep in our Nashville home. ...
Our Darkest Days Release New Song "Time Has Come" Ft. Denis Buckley Of 88 Fingers Louie
After the recent signing news of Our Darkest Days to Bird Attack Records, and their upcoming new album A Common Agony on November 18th, the band have released a new song titled "Time Has Come" featuring Denis Buckley of 88 Fingers Louie.
You can listen to the new single via Bandcamp, along with ...
Leon Russell, Musician And Hit Songwriter, Dead At 74
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell has died in Nashville at the age of 74. His wife, Jan, said through an intermediary that the legendary musician and songwriter had died Sunday in his sleep in Nashville.
"Leon Russell died on Nov. 13, 2016 in Nashville at the age of 74. His wife said that ...
Jason Mraz Joins Jackson Browne & Bonnie Raitt For A Benefit Concert At Standing Rock To Stand In Solidarity With Standing Rock
Jason Mraz joins Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt along with Joel Rafael, and the late John Trudell's band Bad Dog for a benefit concert on Sunday, November 27 for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The concert will be held at Prairie Knights Pavilion in Fort Yates, ND. Tickets are on sale now online:
Chuck Prophet Oozes Gritty California Noir On 'Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins' Out February 10, 2017
Chuck Prophet describes his new album 'Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins' (Feb 10, Yep Roc Records) as a "California Noir," an album inspired partly by the mysterious death of rocker Bobby Fuller in LA in 1966. "California has always represented the Golden Dream, and it's the tension between romance and ...
'Long Live Rock' Spells Continuation Of Transformation Of The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is rolling out the next phase of renovations to create a transformative and multidimensional experience for music fans and visitors from around the world.
Seven-foot-high block letters spelling out "LONG LIVE ROCK" were dedicated today on the 65,000-square-foot entry ...
Leonard Cohen, Singer/Songwriter And Master Poet, Dead At 82
Leonard Cohen, the influential singer/songwriter who gained popularity 1960s and 1970s, has died at the age of 82. Cohen's label, Sony Music Canada, confirmed his death on the singer's Facebook page.
Cohen's Facebook page has this announcement:
"It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary ...
Moth Wings Release Ridiculous, Lo-Fi Music Video For "I Used To Hate Myself"
The lo-fi, Texas-based artist Moth Wings has released a new music video for his latest single "I Used To Hate Myself." The fast-paced, self-loathing track is accompanied by a dingy, 90's style video that vocalist Spencer Fort refers to as an "anti-video."
"The first time I saw a music video I thought ...
Jackson Browne & Bonnie Raitt Announce Benefit Concert At Standing Rock To Stand In Solidarity With Standing Rock
Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Joel Rafael, and the late John Trudell's band Bad Dog will perform a benefit concert on Sunday, November 27 for the Water Protectors and the Standing Rock community. The concert will be held at Prairie Knights Pavilion in Fort Yates, ND. Tickets are on sale NOW.
Curl A Mo For Movember - Mick Flinn Band
In 1970, in Melbourne Australia, a young Mick Flinn who was the lead singer/ bass player of the pop group The Mixtures, visited a clairvoyant by the name of Stevo for a Physic reading. On meeting Mick, Stevo said she was getting strong feelings that he was connected to bicycles and wouldn't give up ...
Jackson Browne & Bonnie Raitt Announce Benefit Concert At Standing Rock To Stand In Solidarity With Standing Rock
Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Joel Rafael, and Bad Dog will perform a benefit concert on Sunday, November 27 for the Water Protectors on the front line and the Standing Rock community. The concert will be held at Prairie Knights Pavilion in Fort Yates, ND. Turtle Island Storyteller and founder of the ...
Introducing The Cover Letter
Remember your first real house party? That moment when all you wanted to do was get down and boogie? Embrace that feeling, because it's exactly the kind of energy Austin's rising indie-rock/folk group brings with every performance.
The Cover Letter began forging their name in the Austin music scene ...
Stick Men Ft. King Crimson Members Release New Video "Prog Noir"
Hot on the heels of their critically acclaimed new album "Prog Noir", Stick Men have released a new video of the same name. Stick Men featuring Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto of King Crimson and Markus Reuter.
Says Tony Levin, "We're thrilled at the video Ofrin has made for our song 'Prog Noir'. ...
Davey D Releases Classic Rock Inspired Mercy'N'Sin
When Canadian rocker Davey D (David De Giuli) decided to give up the corporate world to become a rock singer he didn't just want to sing, he wanted to be able to sing like his rock legend heroes Robert Plant, Steven Tyler, Brian Johnson and Axl Rose. He dedicated countless hours to studying and practicing ...
Foreigner Signs Brand Representation Deal With Artist Legacy Group
Iconic rock group FOREIGNER has signed a brand representation deal with Artist Legacy Group ("ALG"), it was announced today by ALG CEO Ashley Austin.
Under the terms of the new arrangement, ALG will procure license extension opportunities and unique collaborations with brands and other entertainment ...
Artbreak To Release New Single 'Polaroid In Paris'
Artbreak write and record their music, create their videos and draw up their artwork from their South London base in Brixton. All their music is available on Spotify and free to download on Soundcloud.
The band, who don't believe in LPs or EPs, release a single every few weeks with five available ...
In The Days Of 45rpm There Was A Young Bluesman - Ron Thompson
Back in the '60s you got six plays for a quarter on a jukebox at most places. 45's were the retail rage back then and new releases were touted as having an A side and a B side. Every jukebox had rows upon rows of labels and each label listed the artist's name in between the two songs. Their name ...
Man Of The World - The Peter Green Story
After replacing the legendary Eric Clapton in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Peter went on to form Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, one of the most successful bands to come out of Britain in the 60's. Peter's genius on the guitar was matched by the songs he wrote including Black Magic Woman, later a huge ...
New Jersey's The Great Fraud Release American Dream
Acclaimed rock and blues band The Great Fraud are thrilled to announce the release of their new album, American Dream. The Great Fraud are a highly soulful and energetic group with ties to a vintage era when music was created as art and for the purpose of truly touching the listeners heart, mind and ...
British Troubadour Jack Savoretti Announces US Tour Dates In NYC And LA, New Album 'Sleep No More' Is Out Now
Breakout British songwriter Jack Savoretti has just announced his 2017 US tour dates in NY and LA, as his new album 'Sleep No More' opened at #1 on the iTunes UK Singer/Songwriter chart, #2 on the iTunes UK overall chart, and #3 on the iTunes US Singer/Songwriter chart today. See below for a full list ...
November 1st Blues Rock Release That Nails It Big Time
The Voodoo Choir has this puppy set at full throttle with a no holds barred solid drivin' kick ass blues rock sound. Richard Cagle, the group's front man with the super voice has never, ever sounded better. Add to that the exceptional lead guitar work of Lee Martin and when you put these two ingredients ...
Chilling Horror Rock Blitzes Listener On Brand-New "Happy Devil's Night 2016" CD
Roused by the ingenious creativity of horror movies, the mix on a brand-new CD titled ""Happy Devil's Night 2016" (out NOW on CD and digitally) has all the cool artistic ambiguity of a low-budget B movie.
Title - "Happy Devil's Night 2016"
Release Date - 31 October 2016
Genre - Rock / Horror ...
Why This Troubadour Left Berklee To Hit The Road
Throughout generations, troubadours and singers have harnessed the cultural landscape and passed it along, with the likes of John Prine, Bob Dylan and Townes Van Zandt paving the way with the telling of their stories. Following in those footsteps, 29-year-old Sonoma County singer/songwriter David Luning's ...
Anaheim House Of Blues March 2017 Opening Marks First New House Of Blues In A Decade
The new House of Blues Anaheim - the first new House of Blues to be built in the U.S. in a decade - is set to open March 2017 - and will kick off a yearlong 25th anniversary of legendary music halls and restaurants.
The first House of Blues opened in Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA, in November ...