Category Archives: INDIE MUSIC NEWS

Myspace Relaunches, But Does It Have a Chance?

Myspace – the pioneering social network that was all but left for dead at the dawn of the Facebook era – is relaunching today with a splashy new design emphasizing artists and musicians backed by a $35 million investment from partners led by Justin Timberlake The redesign has a strikingly modern…

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Lady Antebellum On Going 'Downtown' While Being Knocked Up

Lady Antebellum have been enjoying the spunkiest and sauciest hit of their career with the chart-topping single “Downtown” even as the videos and promotional appearances for it feature Hillary Scott looking ever-so-more pregnant As the band takes the stage for an exclusive Yahoo! Music performance the average viewer might not…

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Blake Shelton 'Dying to Tour'

After last night’s episode of The Voice Blake Shelton has a 67 percent chance of winning his third consecutive edition of the NBC hit show with both the Swon Brothers and Danielle Bradbery joining Team Usher’s Michelle Chamuel in the finals Shelton’s “iconic summer” kicked off at the recent CMA Fan…

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On the Charts: Queens of the Stone Age Assume the Throne

WINNER OF THE WEEK Queens of the Stone Age Could the veteran rock band’s first Number One album ( Like Clockwork with 91000 sales) portend a long run on the charts? Not even remotely possible! The band’s first single “My God Is the Sun” has already peaked at…

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Sublime Live on With '3-Ring Circus' Concert LP – Album Premiere

Sublime’s punk-ska-reggae blend was reaching new heights when frontman Bradley Nowell died in May 1996 but the Long Beach California rockers’ legacy lives on in 3-Ring Circus Live at the Palace – October 21 1995 100 Best Albums of the Nineties Sublime ‘Sublime’ Sublime took over the Palace in Hollywood (now known as the…

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Kanye West: 'I Don't Have One Regret'

Kanye West has no regrets In a rare and far-reaching interview with The New York Times the oft-controversial rapper talked about his new album Yeezus compared himself to Michael Jordan and Steve Jobs expressed frustration for not receiving the recognition he believes he is due and pinpointed the moment he…

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Jimmy Eat World Bring New Songs to 'Kimmel'

Jimmy Eat World rolled through Jimmy Kimmel Live last night performing a mini-set of including “I Will Steal You Back” and “Damage” from their seventh studio album Damage which came out this week The band conveyed a sense of longing on “I Will Steal You Back” dialing in harmonies over churning guitars and…

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Sebastian Ingrosso and Tommy Trash 'Reload' with John Martin – Song Premiere

When “Reload” was released last year the collaborative cut from Swedish House Mafia member Sebastian Ingrosso and Tommy Trash was simply an instrumental Since then the track stayed in steady rotation during SHM’s One Last Tour and it just recently saw rerelease with lyrics and vocals added by John Martin The…

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Mona Taunt Frank Sinatra in 'Goons'

Nashville rock outfit Mona are prepped for a blistering summer with the release of Torches and Pitchforks slated for release on July 25th  The album is the follow-up to their 2011 self-titled debut and was self-produced and mixed by Mark Needham (the Killers Imagine Dragons) Now you can get a taste…

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Gary Clark Jr. to Join the Rolling Stones in Boston

Texas blues guitarist and singer Gary Clark Jr will join the Rolling Stones Wednesday night at Boston’s TD Garden The band made the announcement this afternoon on Twitter making Clark the latest in a string of guests who have included Arcade Fire singer Win Butler Sunday in Montreal Taylor Swift last…

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