Category Archives: INDIE MUSIC NEWS

Judas Priest Blast Through 'Heading Out to the Highway' Live – Premiere

When metal giants Judas Priest wrapped their 2012 world tour at London’s Hammersmith Apollo last May they filmed the historic gig – possibly their last – as a souvenir for their massive loyal following Now packaged as Epitaph that career-spanning concert-turned-long-form video is due May 27th on DVD Blu-ray and digital…

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Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals Rage Through 'Usurper's Bastard Rant' – Song Premiere

After acting as frontman for Pantera Down and Superjoint Ritual and contributing to a multitude of peers’ projects metal legend Philip H Anselmo has decided to fly solo He is scheduled to release his first solo album Walk Through Exits Only on July 16th on his own Housecore Records label…

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Daft Punk Offer Glimpse of 'Random Access Memories' Vinyl Packaging

There it is in a futuristic control center lined by glowing banks of mainframe computers and innumerable switches and dials the new Daft Punk album Random Access Memories on vinyl And what do you know This particular futuristic control center includes a turntable for those occasions when French space robot…

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Bob Marley's 'Three Little Birds' Gets Remixed by Son – Song Premiere

Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds” radiates feel-good vibes and this remix by his son Stephen Marley and DJ-producer Jason Bentley takes it to a new level with fresh snappy snares and revamped synths that put a little extra pop in the positive jam Marley’s classic refrain of “Don’t worry about…

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Chris Brown Upsets L.A. Neighbors With Curbside Murals

Chris Brown has drawn criticism from his neighbors over the murals he had painted on a curbside wall at his home in the Hollywood Hills The Los Angeles Times reports that local residents are complaining that the images in the street art-style murals are too scary “There are lots of babies…

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Vampire Weekend Rock Their New 'Modern' Tracks on 'SNL'

Vampire Weekend returned to Saturday Night Live last night to serve their third stint as the show’s musical guests just in time to promote their new album Modern Vampires of the City Vampire Weekend Pair with Steve Buscemi for Live Concert Webcast The band started off with the hard-driving rockabilly-and-synth rhythms of…

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Katy Perry Joins the Rolling Stones on 'Beast of Burden'

The Rolling Stones have been pulling up an all-star cast of surprise guests to join them on their “50 and Counting” tour with collaborators ranging from Tom Waits to Gwen Stefani Last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Katy Perry joined the band onstage to duet with…

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Justin Bieber Makes 'Simpsons' Cameo

After months of bad news Justin Bieber fans finally have something to celebrate – he’s making a cameo appearance this weekend on The Simpsons thanks to a word from the series’ creator Matt Groening “He tries to get into a talent show where Bart is playing piano” Simpsons producer Al Jean tells…

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Willie Nelson, the 'Hippest Octogenarian,' Honored at Berklee

If Berklee College of Music President Roger H Brown gets 100 percent cooler every year over the next two dozen years or so he said Friday he figures he’ll be about half as cool as Willie Nelson The “hippest octogenarian on planet Earth” as Brown called the country legend will be…

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She and Him Bring 'Never Wanted Your Love' to 'Letterman'

With their fourth album having just hit the shelves a few days ago She and Him brought their sunny retro pop to The Late Show With David Letterman on Friday Zooey Deschanel and M Ward were joined by a bevy of backup singers and musicians (including a lush string section)…

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