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Machine Head Tours U.S.

Machine Head Tours U.S.

November 15, 2011, By

Attention metal-heads: Our New Music Report cover artist Machine Head will be touring coast to coast beginning this January in support of the band’s …

EMI Split And Sold For $4.1 Billion

EMI Split And Sold For $4.1 Billion

November 14, 2011, By

EMI, the troubled British music label, has been sold for $4.1 billion. In a split deal between Universal and Sony, brokered by Citigroup, Universal will get …

CMJ 2011 Breakout Artist Gary Clark Jr. Announces Tour Dates

CMJ 2011 Breakout Artist Gary Clark Jr. Announces Tour Dates

November 14, 2011, By

Gary Clark Jr. is no stranger to creating electrifying soul music, however, the attention that comes with having such a talent may take some getting …

Black Sabbath Plans Tour And Album With Original Lineup

Black Sabbath Plans Tour And Album With Original Lineup

November 11, 2011, By

  November 11, 2011. It’s a day when the usual 11:11 wishing power is exponentially increased. And for those metalheads who took those hallowed 60 seconds to utter …

SnowGlobe Music Festival Announces Full Lineup

SnowGlobe Music Festival Announces Full Lineup

November 11, 2011, By

  When Mark Twain explored Lake Tahoe at the end of the 19th century, the Sierra Nevada mountains were an abyss of wilderness that claimed …

Summer Camp Plays With Nail Polish, Releases New Video

Summer Camp Plays With Nail Polish, Releases New Video

November 11, 2011, By

Summer Camp put out a new video yesterday for a new song, “You Might Get Stuck On Me,” commissioned by 17 Cosmetics. The vid is part …

Mercury Prize Winner Speech Debelle Set To Release New Album

Mercury Prize Winner Speech Debelle Set To Release New Album

November 11, 2011, By

Two years after winning the Mercury Prize for her debut album, Speech Therapy, socially conscious rap rhyme spitter Speech Debelle returns with Freedom Of Speech, …

Criminal Records Avoids Closure

Criminal Records Avoids Closure3

November 10, 2011, By

Checking in with Criminal Records owner Eric Levin was a bit like a hospital visit. But, we’re happy to report CR is out of …

Funeral Details Announced For GWAR’s Cory Smoot

Funeral Details Announced For GWAR’s Cory Smoot

November 10, 2011, By

  On the morning of November 3 the members of the heavily costumed heavy metal band GWAR awoke to find guitarist Cory Smoot dead in his …

Daptone Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Fun And Stuff

Daptone Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Fun And Stuff

November 10, 2011, By

The traditional home of funk, soul and Motown has always been Detroit. Yet, in Bushwick, Brooklyn, there’s one hold-out, a genuine soul label: Daptone. …

Video Premiere: Quiet Americans “Be Alone”

Video Premiere: Quiet Americans “Be Alone”1

November 10, 2011, By

Mask owls and an expedition to the North Pole

Hip-Hop Trend: Fat Not Phat, Thin Is In

Hip-Hop Trend: Fat Not Phat, Thin Is In

November 10, 2011, By

The next time you hear a rapper talk about weight on the scale, it may be for a Jenny Craig commercial. Some of rap’s …

Debut LP Announced For New BSS/Stills Band, Eight And A Half

Debut LP Announced For New BSS/Stills Band, Eight And A Half

November 9, 2011, By

We’ve just heard that Broken Social Scene‘s drummer, Justin Peroff, along with the Stills‘ members Liam O’Neil and Dave Hamelin are forming …

Watch Sepalcure’s New Video, And Download A Track Too

Watch Sepalcure’s New Video, And Download A Track Too

November 9, 2011, By

  Yesterday, New York-Berlin bass music duo Sepalcure released “Pencil Pimp,” the first single from its upcoming self-titled debut LP. Today, the pair, consisting of …

Sharon Van Etten Reveals ‘Tramp’ Stamp; Tours

Sharon Van Etten Reveals ‘Tramp’ Stamp; Tours

November 9, 2011, By

Brooklyn songstress Sharon Van Etten has announced the release of Tramp, her third LP and first for Jagjaguwar, due out on February 7. The record follows …