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  • Matthew E. White announces guest-filled EP project for voter registration

    Matthew E. White announces guest-filled EP project for voter registration

    Indie rock singer/guitarist/songwriter Matthew E. White is stepping up his collaboration game just in time for the U.S. midterm elections next month. Like many artists who carry some influence these days, White is using his music to help get young fans excited about voting with a brand new single...
  • Jim James among artists performing on HeadCount’s The Future Is Voting Tour

    Jim James among artists performing on HeadCount’s The Future Is Voting Tour

    It’s election season, and music-friendly organizations like HeadCount have been working hard at concert events and festivals throughout the summer to make sure college students and younger music fans are set up and registered to vote and participate in the upcoming midterm elections. Now it appears...
  • Amanda Palmer releases new version of 2008's 'Strength Through Music' in response to Parkland shooting

    Amanda Palmer releases new version of 2008's 'Strength Through Music' in response to Parkland shooting

    10 years after its initial release, singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer has taken "Strength Through Music" from her first solo album and made some slight changes in response to the recent school shooting at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Originally released in 2008, Palmer wrote...
  • Watch Amanda Palmer's NSFW cover of Pink Floyd's 'Mother'

    Watch Amanda Palmer's NSFW cover of Pink Floyd's 'Mother'

    Singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer is continuing her string of politically charged releases with a pointed video covering Pink Floyd classic "Mother." On the video's project page on Palmer's website, she dedicates it "to the current administration," saying, "[Y]ou will not build walls in our children’s...
  • Danish Prime Minister gave the Indonesian President a signed Metallica box set

    Danish Prime Minister gave the Indonesian President a signed Metallica box set

    Europeans are really into hard rock, especially way up in those Nordic countries, where the heat from fiery guitar solos help the metal-loving citizens stay warm in those long, cold winters. So it should come as no surprise that on a recent diplomatic trip to Indonesia earlier this week, Denmark’s...
  • Baby Bash and Frankie J take on politics and discuss their debut album, ‘Sangria’ with AXS

    Baby Bash and Frankie J take on politics and discuss their debut album, ‘Sangria’ with AXS

    While Baby Bash and Frankie J are known for their hit singles, such as 2003’s “Suga Suga,” it might surprise some fans to learn that the two have actually never done an album together. That is, until now. Sangria is about to drop on Oct. 20, and in a recent interview with the duo, Bash tells AXS for...
  • Sheryl Crow pens musical response to Kid Rock's possible Senate bid

    Sheryl Crow pens musical response to Kid Rock's possible Senate bid

    Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow released a comical musical response to buddy Kid Rock’s announcement of a possible U.S. Senate bid, titled “I’m Still Alive."  The new instant video was released on July 28, 2017. The title of the song refers to a Tweet, referring to the Kid Rock for US Senate 2018. The...
  • Mick Jagger releases two new songs and videos

    Mick Jagger releases two new songs and videos

    Rolling Stones rocker Mick Jagger has released two new songs, “England Lost” and “Get a Grip,” which, according to Rolling Stone, he penned the about his frustration and anxiety over current volatile political situations. "We obviously have a lot of problems," he stated. "So am I politically...
  • Interview: Rachel Baiman talks new album, 'Shame'

    Interview: Rachel Baiman talks new album, 'Shame'

    The 27 year-old Nashville based musician, Rachel Baiman, is not holding back on her new album, Shame. It's politically charged and motivated; she wants listeners to feel empowered to advocate for themselves and others. Released via Free Dirt Records, the album focuses on themes of love, sex, and...
  • Light Warriors premiere positive-vibe single, 'Rise Above'

    Light Warriors premiere positive-vibe single, 'Rise Above'

    The genre-bending, reggae jam band, Light Warriors, is fronted by Erik Rabasca, who decided to quit his corporate job and wanted to commit to raising awareness about human rights issues through his music. He combines his love of jazz, reggae, and spirituality, his upcoming album blends genre lines...
  • Butch Parnell premiers new single “#Great”

    Butch Parnell premiers new single “#Great”

    Butch Parnell, a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter from a Southern conservative family, was working on some new music about a month ago when he had an idea for a song. Tired of the rants from family and friends and all the hatred and misinformation going around on the Internet he wanted to write a...
  • 'Not My President': a monthly show of resistance

    'Not My President': a monthly show of resistance

    With all the political debates going on, everyone everywhere has found themselves standing up for their beliefs in any way possible. Many protests have been marched, petitions have been signed and representatives have been called.   RoseAnn Fino, a NY musician, has found another useful way to resist...
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