Selasa, 29 Juni 2010

ITUNES PRE-ORDER FOR AVENGED SEVENFOLD'S UPCOMING NEW ALBUM

Photo Credit: Clay Patrick McBride

ITUNES PRE-ORDER FOR AVENGED SEVENFOLD'S UPCOMING NEW ALBUM NIGHTMARE BEGINS TUESDAY, JUNE 29TH

ITUNES EDITION INCLUDES FULL DIGITAL ALBUM, NON ALBUM EXCLUSIVE BONUS TRACK AND PHOTOS, THE "NIGHTMARE" MUSIC VIDEO AND MORE

Burbank, CA – An exclusive digital edition of Avenged Sevenfold's upcoming album Nightmare will be available for pre-order beginning on Tuesday, June 29th, on the iTunes Store. The Southern California band's fifth studio album, produced by Mike Elizondo, is due from Warner Bros. Records on July 27th.

In addition to the full Nightmare digital album, this very special iTunes edition is jam-packed with features including a non album exclusive bonus track ("Lost It All"), 20 exclusive photos, the "Nightmare" music video plus its written treatment, behind the scenes footage from the video shoot, the "Nightmare" lyric video, an audio interview with album producer Mike Elizondo, type-set lyrics with hand-written notes for "Lost It All," and sketches of the album art concept.

Avenged Sevenfold are riding high on the success of Nightmare's first single and title track, which has enjoyed airplay at Active Rock, Mainstream, and Modern Rock radio stations across the country and was the No. 1 Rock Song on iTunes in the U.S. and the U.K. in its debut week. A lyric video of "Nightmare" that premiered via YouTube on the band's website received more than 275,000 plays in 24 hours and has since racked up more than two million views.

In August, Avenged Sevenfold will set out co-headlining the first annual Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival with Disturbed. Also on the bill are Stone Sour, Halestorm, and Hell Yeah. The UPROAR tour, which will hit amphitheatres and arenas, marks the band's first tour since the passing of beloved friend and drummer Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan. Mike Portnoy from Dream Theatre plays drums on Nightmare and will also tour with the band for UPROAR. Please visit

Pre-order Nightmare here:


Rabu, 23 Juni 2010

Runner Runner: Off The Ground and Running



Maybe you've heard the saying that, "It never rains in Southern California." Well this may be the case for the SoCal band Runner Runner who have been catching those sweet sunny golden rays. Hailing from the punk mecca Hunting Beach this band is in the beginning of their musical glow. Their debut album is currently being recorded in Los Angeles with producer Dave Darling (Stray Cats, Brian Setzer, Soulive). This self-titled release will be out later this summer.


To read my full article on Detroit Music Examiner click the link below.

Senin, 21 Juni 2010

"Eclipse" Soundtrack Artists Live Streaming Event

Tomorrow, June 22nd, “ECLIPSE” soundtrack artists Cee Lo Green, Metric, and Eastern Conference Champions will perform as part of a very special live streaming event on Yahoo! Music. Hosted by 98.7FM, the event will take place at the 98.7FM Studio in Los Angeles, CA at 6pm PDT. Fans can log onto http://new.music.yahoo.com/ to watch all three performances live and to see the artists answer fan submitted questions.

For more information on the event and where fans can submit their questions, visit http://www.eclipsesoundtrack.com.

One Hot Summer with Travie Mccoy

TRAVIE MCCOY SET TO SPEND LONG HOT SUMMER ALONGSIDE RIHANNA AND KE$HA;
DATES BEGIN JULY 2ND IN AUBURN, WA; HIS ALBUM "LAZARUS" ACCLAIMED AS ONE OF SUMMER'S BEST,
WITH "BILLIONAIRE (FEAT. BRUNO MARS)" A TOP 5 SMASH



For more info on Travie Mccoy visit http://www.traviemccoy.com/

Tour Dates:

JULY
2 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre
4 Vancouver, BC General Motors Place
6 Calgary, AB Pengrowth Saddledome
9 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena
10 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
14 Albuquerque, NM The Pavilion @ Hard Rock Casino
15 Englewood, CO Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
17 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Resort
21 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
22 Tucson, AZ Ava Amphitheatre.
24 Laredo, TX Laredo Energy Arena
25 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
28 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
30 Tampa, FL Florida State Fairgrounds
31 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena

AUGUST
3 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
5 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
7 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
8 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
11 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
12 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
15 Wantagh, NY Jones Beach Music Theater
18 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
20 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
21 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Pavilion
22 Clarkson, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
25 Chicago, IL United Center
28 Syracuse, NY New York State Fair

Kamis, 17 Juni 2010

YouTube Dance Studio Contest

Ultra has just launched a dance contest in conjunction with Dr. Pepper Cherry and YouTube, looking for YouTube's best dancer! The YouTube Dance Studio contest launched today and it looks great! It features three Ultra tracks that the dancers will learn choreography for: 


  • deadmau 5 (feat. Rob Swire) - "Ghosts N Stuff"
  • Vassy (feat. Gorilla Zoe) - "History"
  • Mason (feat. DMC & Sam Sparro) - "Corrected"
Jon C. Chu from Step Up to the Streets 2 and Step Up 3D has choreographed routines to go along with each song. Users will learn the moves and submit their own videos doing the dances. One winner will be chosen and will be in the next Ultra music video, as well as spending a few days at Jon's dance studio in LA.


To find out more go to http://www.youtube.com/dancestudio

Selasa, 15 Juni 2010

Avenged Sevenfold To Release Special Limited Edition of Upcoming Album


Press Release

AVENGED SEVENFOLD TO RELEASE SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION OF UPCOMING ALBUM NIGHTMARE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW AT AVENGEDSEVENFOLD.COM

BOOK OF NIGHTMARES EDITION INCLUDES FULL ALBUM, EXPANDED BOOKLET WITH LYRIC SHEET AND EXCLUSIVE ARTWORK, SPECIAL LITHOGRAPH, PLUS INSTANT DOWNLOAD OF CURRENT SINGLE, “NIGHTMARE”

BAND ANNOUNCE TRACK-LISTING FOR NIGHTMARE, DUE JUY 27TH, 2010, FROM WARNER BROS. RECORDS

DATELINE — Burbank, CA — Southern California’s Avenged Sevenfold will release a special limited edition of their upcoming album Nightmare on July 27th, the same day their fifth studio album is due from Warner Bros. Records. Nightmare was produced by Mike Elizondo (Dr. Dre, Eminem) and mixed by noted engineer Andy Wallace. Please see below for full track-listing.

Book of Nightmares includes the full Nightmare album on CD, plus an expanded booklet featuring lyric sheets from the band and exclusive artwork — all packaged in a bound book with a silver-plated “Nightmare” crest. The package also includes a limited 24” x 36” lithograph entitled “Death Bat Anatomy” featuring original artwork on textured paper embossed, as well as an instant digital download of Avenged Sevenfold’s current single “Nightmare.” Book of Nightmares is only for sale from the band’s official website, www.avengedsevenfold.com, where it is currently available for pre-order for $49.99.

The album’s first single and title track has enjoyed airplay at Active Rock, Mainstream, and Modern Rock radio stations across the country and was the No. 1 Rock Song on iTunes in the U.S. and the U.K. in its debut week. A lyric video of "Nightmare" that premiered via a Youtube on the band’s website received more than 275,000 plays in 24 hours and has since racked up nearly 1.7 million views.

In August, Avenged Sevenfold will set out co-headlining the first annual Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival with Disturbed. Also on the bill are Stone Sour, Halestorm, and Hell Yeah. The UPROAR tour, which will hit amphitheatres and arenas, marks the band’s first tour since the passing of beloved friend and drummer Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan. Mike Portnoy from Dream Theatre plays drums on Nightmare and will also tour with the band for UPROAR. Please visit http://www.rockstaruproar.com for details.

The track-listing for Nightmare is as follows:

1. Nightmare
2. Welcome To The Family
3. Danger Line
4. Buried Alive
5. Natural Born Killer
6. So Far Away
7. God Hates Us
8. Victim
9. Tonight The World Dies
10. Fiction
11. Save Me

###

www.avengedsevenfold.com

Rabu, 09 Juni 2010

DEVO's "Something For Everybody"


COLBERT NATION will exclusively stream DEVO's "Something For Everybody" starting tomorrow morning though next week! The band will be playing on Wednesday the 16th live on the show and Steven will highlight the steaming player on ColbertNation.com!

Senin, 07 Juni 2010

The Maine

The Maine's new album Black & White will be released on July 13th. I've been looking forward to this released based on what I've heard of the album so far. Check out "Inside of You" which is from their upcoming album.


For more info on the Maine visit http://www.wearethemaine.net

Minggu, 06 Juni 2010

Rubik: Download their EP free!


Rubik is a Finnish indie pop/rock band who have an upbeat sound with swirling pop tempos and trippy undertones of rock. They are kicking off their US tour this June with the release of a new digital EP – Data Bandits – available as a free download from the band’s web site – www.rubikband.net.

Confirmed US Tour Dates for June include:
7 El Corazon Seattle, WA
8 Hawthorne Theater Portland, OR
10 The Boardwalk Orangevale, CA
11 Chain Reaction Anaheim, CA
12 Henry Fonda Los Angeles, CA
13 Martini Ranch Phoenix, AZ
15 Emo’s Austin, TX
16 The Door Dallas, TX
17 Diamond Ballroom Oklahoma City, OK
18 Outland Ballroom Springfield, MO
19 Juanita’s Little Rock, AR
20 M-Lounge Birmingham, AL
21 Hi-Tone Memphis, TN
22 Masquerade Downstairs Atlanta, GA
23 Exit/In Nashville, TN
24 New Brookland Tavern Columbia, SC
25 The Square Room Knoxville, TN
26 Mad Hatter Covington, KY
27 Eagle Theatre Pontiac, MI

Selasa, 01 Juni 2010

MGMT: A Swirled World of Artistic Sound



With the new album Congratulations under their belt, MGMT will be coming to the Fillmore in Detroit on June 16th. They will bring their colorful brand of eclectic proto electro pop rock that is ever-evolving into new waves of sound and expression. MGMT was formed in 2002 and originally known as Management. Since this name was already in use by another band they later changed it to MGMT. Ben Goldwasser and Andrew Van Wyngarden's are the artful masterminds behind MGMT's musical canvas.

For the full article go click link MGMT: A Swirled World of Artistic Sound

Devo Billboard Numero Dos


Yet another Devo billboard, she looks hungry...