Stream the new Cosmonaut 7" titled Radio Silence on Alt Sounds. To celebrate, the band has been granted a residency at Pianos in Manhattan, where they will be performing every Tuesday this month. Full information is in the replies.
We recently interviewedBanner Pilot bassist Nate Gangelhoff about the band's fourth full-length record Souvenir, which officially drops on Tuesday through Fat Wreck Chords.
Thatís the idea to have some hooks and catchiness, maybe it didnít end up being quite as poppy and slick as Heart Beats Pacific was, but the idea was still to have some hooks in the choruses and stuff.
In honor of their late singer Dave "Oderus Urungus" Brockie, the members of Gwar have created The Dave Brockie Foundation, a charity to promote the advancement of the arts. The video announcement can be seen in the replies.
The Dave Brockie Foundation is a charity fund with the mission of promoting the advancement of music, images, letters and performances in the arts. It will endeavor to encourage promising talents, as well as preserving the legacy of Dave's body of works. It intends to be a support system to those who have dedicated their lives in pursuit of creativity. The Dave Brockie Foundation will be a resource for artists in the fields of music, film, literature and all...
Misfits have teamed up with horror apparel company Fright-Rags for a pair of designs inspired by classic Misfits songs and horror movie posters. They are available on limited edition shirts and screen printed posters.
If there was something we were actually worried about, it would be that the punk community tends to shun what comes next for a band after they release a successful album. If a relatively unknown band releases a good album people like to jump on that because they like to feel like theyíre a part of something and then theyíre immediately on their guard for the next release.
After a dozen or so nominees are chosen, their names are submitted to a larger group of more than 600 voters, who include previous Hall of Fame inductees and a mix of music industry figures and critics. Voters receive an advocacy sheet for each nominee, are supplied a link that allows them to listen to tracks that are meant to exemplify the candidateís work, and then they cast their ballots, with the top five or six vote getters emerging as honorees.
Thereís so much music out there; thereís so much stuff that sounds like Haim or CHVRCHES or Vampire Weekend that Iím full. The thing Iím hungry for is not that. I turn on the rock station in L.A. and it sounds like Disney commercial music. And Iím confused by that. The dude from Foster the People was literally a jingle writer. No disrespect, but for me to make that stuff was kind of out of the question.
Mogwai will reissueCome on Die Young on June 16th. The reissue includes over an hour of newly added material (demos, early recordings, unreleased tracks, rarities, the 2001 Travels in Constants Vol. 12 EP, and more).