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  • N.E.R.D. reveal artwork and release date for new album 'No_One Ever Really Dies'

    N.E.R.D. reveal artwork and release date for new album 'No_One Ever Really Dies'

    Earlier this month, funk rock group N.E.R.D. played their first show in three years at ComplexCon in Long Beach, Calif. The group surprised fans in attendance by performing tracks from their upcoming album titled No_One Ever Really Dies, and they've returned with new updates on the forthcoming LP...
  • Post Malone confirms new album 'Beerbongs & Bentleys' out Dec. 1

    Post Malone confirms new album 'Beerbongs & Bentleys' out Dec. 1

    The good times keep rolling for Post Malone, who has officially set a release date for his forthcoming album Beerbongs & Bentleys. In a recent interview with podcast H3, the "Rockstar" singer announced he will drop his highly anticipated sophomore LP on Dec. 1. It will follow 2016's Stoney...
  • Tame Impala shared a new EP on Thursday, with a pair of remixes and three new tracks stemming from their 2015 Currents album. 

    Listen: Tame Impala release new EP, including three new songs

    Tame Impala released a five-track EP on Thursday, which contains three new original tracks and a pair of remixes stemming from their latest studio album in 2015’s Currents. Titled Currents B-Sides & Remixes, the warm-sounding EP is part of their latest album’s extended collectors edition, which...
  • King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard to release new album for free

    King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard to release new album for free

    The fourth installment of the King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard's promise to produce five albums in 2017 arrives on Thursday, Nov. 16 and will be absolutely free to download. According to the band's recent Facebook post, "This album is FREE. Free as in, free. Free to download and if you wish, free...
  • Popa Chubby blends rock, soul and blues on 'Two Dogs'

    Popa Chubby blends rock, soul and blues on 'Two Dogs'

    Popa Chubby is generally known as a blues artist and with good reason. He's a fine blues guitarist and vocalist. His new album Two Dogs is based in the blues, but it has many other aspects too. You get a good dose of one of the other aspects of the album in the opening track "It's Alright". This...
  • Psychedelic rock lives on 'Dirty Needles and Pins' by The Routes

    Psychedelic rock lives on 'Dirty Needles and Pins' by The Routes

    One thing you can say about The Routes is that it is a prolific band. Earlier this year, the band released In This Perfect Hell. Now the band has a new album called Dirty Needles and Pins, and it is full of the psychedelic sounds you've come to expect. Some bands are adept at grabbing the listener's...
  • EDEN drops new single and announces 2018 Vertigo World Tour in support of upcoming album

    EDEN drops new single and announces 2018 Vertigo World Tour in support of upcoming album

    Rising pop sensation EDEN has struck gold once again. The Dublin-based artist released his new single "gold" and announced that he'll be hitting the road in 2018 in support of his upcoming album vertigo. The Vertigo World Tour will kick-off in March 2018 starting with US dates — including LA's Fonda...
  • Jim Byrnes sings soulful blues on 'Long Hot Summer Nights'

    Jim Byrnes sings soulful blues on 'Long Hot Summer Nights'

    One of the great things about music is that you never know when or from where your next good discovery will come. It might even come from an American-born Canadian singer-songwriter who has won six Juno awards and starred on television shows. On the new album Long Hot Summer Nights, Jim Byrnes shows...
  • Great songwriting drives 'Laughing with the Reckless' by The Contenders

    Great songwriting drives 'Laughing with the Reckless' by The Contenders

    When you see the term Americana, you only get a general idea of the kind of music you're about to hear although it could be bluegrass, country, or even alt-country. On the new album Laughing with the Reckless, The Contenders play Americana music that is pretty well steeped in country and rock...
  • Björk announces 'Utopia' release date and album cover

    Björk announces 'Utopia' release date and album cover

    Avant-garde artist Björk has revealed the release date and artwork for her upcoming album, Utopia. The singer has announced that the record will be released on Nov. 24 via One Little Indian Records. Utopia marks Björk's ninth studio effort and first since 2015's Vulnicura, which also received a...
  • Future and Young Thug surprised fans on Friday with the release of a collaborative mixtape titled Super Slimey. 

    Future and Young Thug release surprise new mixtape, 'Super Slimey'

    Hip-hop fans awoke to an epic surprise on Friday morning, as Future and Young Thug shared the unannounced release of their collaborative new mixtape titled, Super Slimey. The 13-track album features nine songs in which both rappers appear with each other lyrically, and by the first listen so far...
  • Get in the groove with 'Stone and Sky' by Crowd Company

    Get in the groove with 'Stone and Sky' by Crowd Company

    If you listen to a lot of funk and soul, you realize that a lot of good funk and soul bands hail from the UK. On the new album Stone and Sky Crowd Company shows it is one of those bands from the UK that is worth getting to know. Funk is a kind of music that has always been good for getting bodies...
  • Buffalo Killers are 'Alive and Well in Ohio'

    Buffalo Killers are 'Alive and Well in Ohio'

    With some bands, it seems like they have a new album at least once a year. Buffalo Killers is one of those prolific bands, and every new album is something to anticipate. The new album Alive and Well in Ohio is no different. Buffalo Killers has always had a retro psychedelic sound that is steeped in...
  • Find your groove with the self-titled album by Ozone Squeeze

    Find your groove with the self-titled album by Ozone Squeeze

    If you turn on the radio - no matter the genre - you're likely to hear a lot of music that sounds very similar. That being the case, it's nice to hear some music that doesn't fit nicely into any category. On its self-titled album, Ozone Squeeze shows that it is one of those bands who wants to create...
  • Pigeons Playing Ping Pong puts the fun in funk on 'Pizazz'

    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong puts the fun in funk on 'Pizazz'

    You have to give credit to those bands that come up with a unique and memorable name. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is a band that has certainly done that. On the new album Pizazz, the band shows that its music is as memorable as its name. The album begins with "Fun in Funk", a party song that...
  • 86 Bullets explores the dark side on ‘The Elephant In The Room’

    86 Bullets explores the dark side on ‘The Elephant In The Room’

    Last week 86 Bullets released their second album The Elephant In The Room (purchase here). Featuring the singles "Reason To Hate" and "Where I Belong" this album explores the struggles of self-identity and self-reliance in the midst of conflict. 86 Bullets message has always been one of looking...
  • Exclusive video premiere and interview: Acclaimed hard rock band Silvertung unveils ‘Dig’

    Exclusive video premiere and interview: Acclaimed hard rock band Silvertung unveils ‘Dig’

    Silvertung, one of hard rock’s most celebrated emerging bands, exclusively premieres their latest video “Dig” on AXS today, see above. Since first joining together a few short years ago, Silvertung has hit the Billboard Mainstream Rock Radio Chart three times and their last single “You & Me...
  • Johnny Cash's 'Unearthed,' produced with Rick Rubin, to be released on vinyl

    Johnny Cash's 'Unearthed,' produced with Rick Rubin, to be released on vinyl

    There are some musical artists that just scream for vinyl releases. If any country artist ever deserved a beautiful vinyl collection of their work released, it is the late Johnny Cash. That is about to happen, as Consequence of Sound reports that Johnny Cash's Unearthed box set that was produced...
  • Cut Chemist to release first album in 12 years

    Cut Chemist to release first album in 12 years

    It has been 12 years since Cut Chemist released a solo album but the hip-hop veteran just announced that there will be new music coming next year. Consequence of Sound reports that the new album will be titled Die Cut, but there is no release date announced and no tracklist for the new music yet...
  • The White Buffalo tells stories with urgency on 'Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights'

    The White Buffalo tells stories with urgency on 'Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights'

    When you encounter an artist described as a singer-songwriter, you probably get a certain image in your head. You probably also get the idea of someone who sings mellow song while strumming a guitar. On his new album Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights, The White Buffalo shows that a singer-songwriter...
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