Simon Kirke: Expanding Horizons

Simon Kirke, drummer of Free And Bad Company, is releasing a new album. In addition to contributing his own skills on drums to some of the tracks, he also shows his prowess on guitar, piano, bass and vocals. Filling The Void features tunes that Kirke has been writing for …

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Gregg Allman: Low Country Bergen

Recently, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame artist and one of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Singers of All Time,” Gregg Allman released his first solo studio album in over 13 years, Low Country Blues. The renowned vocalist of The Allman Brothers Band keeps fans and critics raving with his …

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John Joseph: Vegan Transportation

The walking never stops! Lead by John Joseph of the Cro-Mags, there is a new walking tour of the Lower East Side that meshes music, culture and art in New York City. The tour is titled The History of Art, Crime, Drugs and Punk Rock and provides visitors with some …

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Swingin’ Utters: Here, Under Protest

Barging in with fast-paced chords and lyrics referencing “black and tired lungs,” Swingin’ Utters makes a fine entrance with their seventh full-length album. After 15 years on Fat Wreck Chords, the band continues to bring their trademark pop-punk style to fans with this release. Their various riffs and choruses made …

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Karsh Kale: Indian Fusion

In addition to scoring music for one of Bollywood’s biggest hits of the year, Dum Maaro Dum, Karsh Kale recently released his fifth studio album, Cinema. His unique blend of traditional Indian music along with modern electronic beats of clubs make his songs unlike anything you’ve ever heard. …

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The Maine: Kings Of Pop

They have been called “The new face of American pop.” The Maine recently announced a co-headlining tour with Augustana, beginning on May 12, to celebrate their first major label release. The tour spans all the way up to June 18 making a stop at Irving Plaza on May 24

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Former Thieves: Stealing The Show

The Iowa-based band Former Thieves have embarked on a U.S. tour to support their upcoming release, The Language That We Speak. After recording with No Sleep Records and Chris Common, who formerly worked with Mastodon and The Sword, the band is confident that their debut full-length will be something …

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The Journeys Backyard Barbeque Tour: Hot Dogs, Hamburgers And Punk

Post-punk, power-punk, and more punk! The Journeys Backyard Barbeque Tour is celebrating its seventh year, featuring the best punk bands around. With artists like Sparks The Rescue and New Found Glory, the concert also features the best live artists who compete in a Battle of the Bands competition. The winners …

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Long Distance Calling: Long Distance Calling

Known for writing lengthy songs, the self-titled by Long Distance Calling stayed true to the German band’s style with an average track length of eight minutes. The pure instrumentals of the album allow the band’s musicianship to shine through the mix. The record is filled with catchy riffs on both …

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Yael Naim: iPop

She’s the first Israeli solo artist to have a top 10 hit in the United States, and you might know her from the early 2008 Apple commercial for the MacBook Air, which featured her hit single “New Soul.” Yael Naim is known for her pop style with hints of both …

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