U.K.: Swan Song

Legendary progressive rock supergroup U.K. have embarked upon their final world tour, and are playing their last five shows in America and Japan. Original vocalist/ bassist John Wetton and original keyboardist/electric-violinist Eddie Jobson will be joined by Alex Machacek on guitar and Mike Mangini on drums. U.K. have been an …

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Xavier Rudd: United By Music

Australian multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd recently released Nanna, a new album featuring The United Nations, an eight-piece multinational band that incorporates various forms of world music in their songs. Whether it’s reggae, jazz, or traditional Australian/African-influenced, Rudd and his band utilizes them all, weaving diverse sonic cultures with messages based …

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Michael Schenker: Rock You Like A Hurricane

Renowned metal guitarist Michael Schenker is playing three shows in the NY/NJ area this month: April 15 at Gramercy Theatre in New York City, April 17 at The Newton Theatre in Newton, and April 18 at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park. Schenker made his name known at a young …

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The Sonics: Punk Rock’s Crazy Uncle

Legendary garage rock band The Sonics have made a triumphant return with the release of their new album, This Is The Sonics, exactly 50 years after the release of their debut. This Washington-based quintet are cited as influences for such bands as Nirvana and Bruce Springsteen, and employed punk …

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Whirr: Shoegazers And Sunbathers

Bay Area shoegazers Whirr are currently touring the country with support on specific dates from Adventures, Wildhoney, and Wild Moth. They will be playing Baby’s All Right in New York on April 8, and two April 11 shows at Ortlieb’s in Philadelphia; the first will be a 2 p.m., …

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Interview with Enter Shikari: New Year, New Sound

Earlier this year, Enter Shikari released The Mindsweep, their fourth studio album and, quite possibly, their most dynamic to date. Like the rest of Enter Shikari’s discography, this album is a step away from the last one’s sound, but manages to keep their unique style intact.

Luckily, I was …

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RISEN From ReverbNation: Selections From The Aquarian Weekly’s Current Opportunities Campaign On ReverbNation.com – Week 3

Everything But The Kitchen Sink

The Brazen Youth

by Dean Scordilis

It’s hard to pinpoint what genre The Brazen Youth play; some of their songs are extremely poppy, some are atmospheric, and some get uncharacteristically heavy, so if you’re the type of person who feels the need to categorize and …

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RISEN From ReverbNation: Selections From The Aquarian Weekly’s Current Opportunities Campaign On ReverbNation.com – Week 2

Damnatio Ad Bestias

Lions Among Us

by Dean Scordilis

Pittsburgh metalcore band Lions Among Us have taken a sound that peaked five years ago and breathed new life into it. Coming from what can only be described as a bad place, the members of Lions Among Us dedicated themselves to …

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Tibet House US Benefit Concert: How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?

Tibet House US is an educational institution and embassy brought into fruition by the current Dalai Lama, and every year, New York City hosts a benefit concert for it. This year sees Carnegie Hall as the venue, and features a smorgasbord of notable artists, including The Flaming Lips, Laurie Anderson, …

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Milo Greene: Control The Beat

Self-described cinematic pop outfit Milo Greene are touring in celebration of their newest album, CONTROL, which was released in January of this year. CONTROL takes a more pop-based percussive turn, and the band recruited R.E.M and Beck session drummer Joey Waronker to help record. The group shares vocal duties, …

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