Today’s Cool Album of the Day (#951 in the Series) is Big Country, Steeltown 30th Anniversary Edition The 80s were, without a doubt, a golden era for Scots pop/rock music. A storm which began brewing deep in the punk and new wave sounds of the late 70′s suddenly gathered it’s forces and unleashed a Tsunami of talent which didn’t diminish for years. One of t […]
Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton was a guest on Eddie’s Sirius/XM’s Trunk Nation radio show on October 27th. Highlights from the interview appear below and has been transcribed exclusively for EddieTrunk.com. Discussing the legacy of Defenders Of The Faith, which is celebrating its 30 anniversary: “I think with the success of Screaming For Vengeance, you […]
On December 9th, Lynch Mob will release the Sun Red Sun EP through Rat Pak Records. The CD was written and recorded by the same lineup as the Sound Mountain Sessions EP: George Lynch on guitar, Oni Logan on vocals, Robbie Crane on bass and Scot Coogan on drums. Sun Red Sun once again highlights […]
Juan Hernandez of the Dateline Downtown spoke with Eddie. Highlights from the interview appear below. DD: You are one of the few personalities that have been in the radio business for over 30 years, alongside Howard Stern and Opie & Anthony. Did you ever think that doing a podcast would help bring in a bigger […]
Highlights from Rob Zombie’s two performances at his Great American Nightmare Halloween attraction will be heard Halloween night–Friday, October 31–from 9:00-10:00 PM Eastern Time on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM channel Howard 101. The concerts were recorded at the September 19th opening night for Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare in Scottsdale, Arizona and t […]
Robin Leach of the Las Vegas Sun spoke with KISS frontman Paul Stanley. Excerpts from the interview appear below. Las Vegas Sun:….it’s the first time you’re playing a residency at the Hard Rock, but why is it the icing on the cake? Stanley: Well because it’s new territory for us, and what KISS has always […]
Ryan Gajewski of the Hollywood Reporter reports: Metallica have scheduled a weeklong residency on the Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson in November, with the band confirming the news on Twitter. “We’ll be playing on @LateLateShowCBS for an entire week starting Monday, November 17th! #LateLateShow,” the band posted on October 29th. The performances help mark […]
Guitar Center and DirectTV announced a two-part documentary and live concert event examining the life and music of Grammy Award-winning guitarist Slash. With a world tour on the horizon and his new album World On Fire debuting in the top ten and garnering worldwide critical acclaim, the iconic guitarist remains one of the leading influences […]
Since its October 7th release, Joe Perry’s Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith (Simon & Schuster) has spent its initial two weeks on the prestigious New York Times bestseller list. Rocks entered the charts at #8 and remained in the Top Ten (#10) in week two. In the book, Perry shares–with total candor […]
Armored Saint have signed a new deal with Metal Blade Records for the release of the band’s next studio album, due in 2015, reports Blabbermouth. “We have been with Metal Blade for the last three records now,” singer John Bush said during an appearance on Inside Metal with host Bob Nalbandian. “[Metal Blade head honcho] […]
The Paramour Group, and JAAB Productions, are proud to announce the 2015 XG Extreme Guitar Tour featuring members of Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, DIO, MSG, Rainbow, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Scorpions, UFO & Yngwie Malmsteen. XG Tour includes performances by guitar greats Uli Jon Roth, Vinnie Moore, Craig Goldy and introducing new act, Black Knights Risin […]
Dark electronics from Romania...The growth of the internet has allowed voices normally shunned from the mainstream to take centre stage. While Temple Invisible may not quite gain centre stage, they're certainly worth exploring. Dark, neo-industrial electronics from Romania - a sentence we don't get to write often enough - the trio have been attract […]
Faroese producer unveils epic new track...A distant archipelago nestled in a remote corner of the North Sea, the Faroe Islands have a character of their own. Windswept and deeply idiosyncratic, they tend to produce artists who stand out primarily through the strength of their character. Brynjolfur definitely fulfils this criteria. Now a leading light in Dani […]
BMTH return, and look set to go supernova…So Royal Blood didn’t win the Mercury Prize? Ho-hum. Best carry on with business as usual then, right? So no change there… Slipknot continue to be the biggest story in metal this month, with the release of their long, long, long-awaited fifth album finally arriving after teaser trailers, press releases, and general p […]
Directed by Abigail Portner...Taking time away from Animal Collective, Avey Tare embarked on a fresh project with some close friends. Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks unveiled their debut album earlier this year, containing material which seemed to link the directness of garage rock with the adventure of spiritual jazz. With Hallowe'en now upon us, the s […]
Spinning Basic Channel, hardcore and a few exclusives...One of Warp's most inquisitive voices, Clark signalled his return earlier this year. New album 'Clark' is out on November 3rd, with the producer stopping past NTS earlier this week. A two hour one off special, Clark played anything and everything that took his fancy: from Basic Channel cu […]
Taken from new album '10 Futures'Crafting soulful electronica for over a decade now, Aqualung proceeds to do his own thing. Real name Matt Hales, his journey through sound is set to stop at another junction. New album '10 Futures' will arrive on November 3rd, with lead cut 'Tape 2 Tape' online now. A stirring return, the video w […]
No Pain In Pop's latest newcomer...Developing a reputation for uncovering brave new talent, each new signing from No Pain In Pop tends to grab our attention. Jire is no exception. Just 18 years old, the project is the work of South London resident Nathan Geyer. Matching classical flourishes against found sounds, avant electronics and more, new track […]
A bright little selection...Absolutely sick of winter before it’s even begun properly? Us too. So indulge yourself with a “bright little selection” from impressive new synth-pop-infused songwriter C.A.R., who provides an exclusive DJ mix for Clash as an “answer to darkening days”. C.A.R is the project of Chloé Raunet, formerly singer with London arty indie t […]
'Sorrow' ft. Bon HommeAn ever vital imprint, Watergate is set to enter the winter months with a flourish. Lining up a series of releases, the label have coaxed out a fresh pearl from none other than Alex Niggemann. Widely respected, the German producer has spent almost a decade defying categorisation. Working with the likes of Get Physical, his wor […]
Rising Cambridge talent...Still in her teens, Alicia Catling is quietly, patiently carving out an identity for herself. Spreading her wings, a recent London show saw the precocious artist unveil several new tracks. There's a sweeping melancholy to her work, one that is infused with an almost whimsical sense of Englishness. New track 'Plants' i […]
Four captivating lead performances in this week's roundup, and one baby drinking another's intestines. This Week’s 5 Best Music Videos: FKA twigs, John Cale, Flying Lotus and more… by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
As DFA Records reissues the veteran Toronto musician's most ambitious LP four years after its barely noticed release, he reflects on the cultural climate and looks forward. UNCHARTED: Slim Twig on making outsider art in a conservative industry by Jordan Darville | Chart Attack.
As more women step forward with sexual assault allegations against the former CBC star, many in the media are re-examining what they may have already heard. It Takes A Village To Stop A Predator: Jian Ghomeshi and Canadian Media’s “Open Secrets” by Kelli Korducki | Chart Attack.
Musicians across Canada come together to applaud the bravery of his accusers. Fiver, Constantines, Austra and more sign petition in support of the women affected by Jian Ghomeshi’s abuse by Jordan Darville | Chart Attack.
Today’s song is Waking the Witch, a darkly compelling track from Kate Bush’s 1985 masterpiece Hounds of Love. It’s the third track in the side two suite The Ninth Wave, a meditation on drowning and solitude. The song’s title refers to the practice of using sleep deprivation in witch trials. Bush skillfully conjures the hallucinatory […]
Nashville – Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas may have named their debut LP Secret Evil, but once they hit the stage the other night, their secret was out . . . for no-holds-barred soul, with high energy and a passionate diva at the helm, call the Deltas. The Detroit-based group took a small divergence from Continue Reading → The post Jessica Hernandez […]
New York – Indie folk-rock band Roadkill Ghost Choir have released a video for their song “A Blow To The Head,” from their recent album, In Tongues, just in time for Halloween. About the video, lead singer Andy Shepard said: “We found a box of old VHS tapes at this thrift shop in Deland, Florida. One was Continue Reading → The post Roadkill Ghost Choir Deliv […]
New York – Indie band Walk The Moon have announced the release of their second album, Talking Is Hard, on December 2 on RCA Records. The album is produced by Tim Pagnotta (Neon Trees, LP, among others). “Shut Up and Dance,” the first single off the album, was released last month and held the #1 Continue Reading → The post Walk The Moon To Release 2nd Album […]
Austin – Ultimate Painting was introduced to me as a supergroup. Not in those words, but there must have been some hope that name-dropping Veronica Falls and Mazes would entice me to listen to their music. I’m not sure if, by the strictest definition, there can be such a thing as an indie supergroup. The Continue Reading → The post Ultimate Painting Deliver […]
Los Angeles – Kenny Vasoli of Vacationer is the happiest guy I’ve ever seen on stage. When I saw him perform with his band this past Sunday night, I took notice of how he plays every song with a huge, infectious smile. He’s finding his own relief, which coincidentally happens to be the title of Continue Reading → The post Vacationer At The Roxy – With ‘Relie […]