When it began, straight edge was a term coined by Ian MacKaye in a Minor Threat tune and it had to do with his personal technique for keeping it together and how it sometimes made him feel like an outsider. He’s been pretty vocal about the fact that he never set it up to be a dogma or anything. In fact, in the very song where he lists off what gives him his ‘straight edge,’ he literally says “listen, there’s no set of rules.” However, like so many people who condemn homodom based on scripture, yet persist in eating shellfish, a lot of people took the “I don’t smoke, I don’t drink, I don’t fuck” section to be...
The 2013 Eat Your Heart Out Festival will be taking place in Poughkeepsie, NY this weekend (February 8th-10th) and one of the band's playing the fest, Misery Signals, will be chatting with us tonight at 8:30 PM EST, so stop by and hang out.
"The most mysterious part to me was that no one else-- no nerd or music engineer or memorabilia freak-- seemed to want it," frontman Thomas Mars told The New Yorker. "There was something a little spooky about him [Rose]. He was very pushy. It seemed like a scam. " After a prolonged and skeptical online back-and-forth with Rose, Mars committed to the console for a price of $17,000 (the original asking price was $32,000) and shipped it to Paris to begin mixing Bankrupt!.
Wondering what time tickets go on sale for Fall Out Boy's comeback tour? We've got you covered. You can find every date in the replies with which date and time they go on sale. You can also find a video of the band performing "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark" for the first time from their show at Subterranean in Chicago on Monday. And for the hell of it, you can also check out a recently surfaced video of the band playing "Reinventing the Wheel to Run Myself Over" from back in 2003.
Apple has announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded more than 25 billion songs from the iTunes Store. Kind of related: yesterday I was trying to find stats about iTunes charts when I was writing up this commentary, and found this cool site that lets you search for songs that have been on the charts and get all kinds of information about them.
An all female band in Kashmir were forced to break-up after a fatwa was declared on them by a senior cleric who stated, "Shameful incidents like gang rapes, that happened in Hindustan recently, are a result of all this. It happens when women are given freedom to roam around, sing and dance."
The members of Pragaash, a Kashmiri word that means "from darkness to light," have been the subject of escalating threats in the past month. The girls, 16-year-old vocalist Noma Nazir, drummer Farah Deeba, and guitarist Aneeka Khalid, both age 15, formed their trio at a music institute where they all took classes after school.
Dungeonesse will release their Self-Titled debut on May 14th, 2013 via Secretly Canadian Records. You can stream the first track, "Shucks," in the replies.
02) Drive You Crazy
03) Show You
04) Private Party
06) This Could Be Home (Featuring TT The Artist)
07) Wake Me Up
08) Cadillac (Featuring DDm)
09) Anywhere You Are