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    • Lionel Richie Enjoys Post-Glastonbury Sales Spike July 2, 2015
      'The Definitive Collection' heading to number one...Lionel Richie played this year's Glastonbury Festival, occupying the now traditional 'oldies' slot. Drawing one of the weekend's biggest crowds, the genial entertainer breezed through his catalogue of hits with his usual panache. Enjoying a post-Glastonbury bump, the singer […]
    • Blood Orange Addresses Racial Tensions On New Track July 2, 2015
      Check out 'Do You See My Skin Through the Flames?'Dev Hynes has been busy of late, uploading some fresh material to SoundCloud. The songwriter's latest offering is titled 'Do You See My Skin Through the Flames?' and it seems to address racial tensions in the aftermath of the Charleston shootings. The track will not appear on the new […]
    • Listen: Beach House Share 'Sparks' July 2, 2015
      Taken from new album 'Depression Cherry'Beach House are set to release new album 'Depression Cherry' on August 28th, their first blast of new material in three years. The Bella Union signed group have decided to trail the full length with new track 'Sparks'. First airing on a Spanish radio station, rips soon emerged online befor […]
    • The Libertines Announce New Album July 2, 2015
      It's called 'Anthems For Doomed Youth'The Libertines are set to release new album 'Anthems For Doomed Youth' on September 4th. The band's first since 2004's eponymous offering, 'Anthems For Doomed Youth' will contain current live favourite 'Gunga Din'. In addition to the twelve songs available on the sta […]
    • Premiere: Clean Cut Kid - 'Twenty Years From Now' July 1, 2015
      Ambitious newcomers with a soaring sound...Most bands struggle to look beyond their next gig. There's a lack of purpose, a sense of shambling naivety amongst many new group. Clean Cut Kid, though, arrive with a clear sense of direction, a real feeling of momentum. New cut 'Twenty Years From Now' sets out their stall. Opening in noise-laden abs […]
    • 7 Of The Best: Blondie July 1, 2015
      Clash readers decide...Clash asked - and it's readers have spoken. The celestial Debbie Harry turns 70 today (July 1st) and in her honour we asked you lot to send in your favourite Blondie track. Punk cuts, new wave classics and disco gems were passed our way, alongside the occasional dalliance with reggae and hip-hop. The final countdown relies heavily […]
    • Premiere: Semi Precious - 'When We Talk' July 1, 2015
      South London talent continues to impress...Semi Precious introduced himself last year with a self-titled EP, a shimmering document which held six precious tracks. The South East London talent is ready to return, hooking up with NX Records / Squareglass for new single 'When We Talk'. Submerged in reverb-laden gloom, it's a beautiful but sparse […]
    • Premiere: Billionaire - 'Fine Minds' July 1, 2015
      Wonderfully sparse, noir-driven songwriting...Billionaire - real name John Sterry - is plugged in to the world around him. Politically and culturally aware, the artist feeds this information into his songwriting. New single 'Fine Minds' owes as much to Allen Ginsberg as it does to The xx, a noir-driven and deeply atmospheric piece of pop music. Out […]
    • Beck Plays Intimate London Show July 1, 2015
      ...and it's incredibleBeck started his career playing tiny venues, small dives that doubled as arts hubs. It’s what formed him; more than two decades on, there remains a sense of whimsical daring in his work, a sense that anything is possible. In town to perform at the Barbican’s Station To Station event – fellow cast members include five cowboys and Th […]
    • Playlist: New Wave Of Danish Electronics July 1, 2015
      Hand-picked by Kenton Slash Demon...Kenton Slash Demon's return could hardly be better timed. The production duo have released new EP 'Skydancer' at a time when the music of their Danish homeland seems to fizzle and crackle with a rare sense of creative electricity. In particular, Denmark's electronic scene is one of its most buoyant phas […]
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    • SOME INTERESTING FACTS YOU MAY NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT RUSH July 2, 2015
      Brian Hiatt of Rolling Stone reports: For years, Rush had an uneasy relationship with an oft-skeptical rock press. So fans got to know the band members’ diverse personalities largely from live shows, tour books, videos and drummer Neil Peart’s own prose. But as the band proved this month in their first-ever Rolling Stone cover story, […]
    • EDDIE TRUNK, ALONG WITH JAKE E. LEE AND WARREN DEMARTINI, WERE JUDGES AT THE ROCKBAR GUITAR PLAYER CONTEST WHICH TOOK PLACE ON JUNE 27TH July 1, 2015
      On June 27th, 2015 Rockbar opened its doors to some of the finest guitar players in the San Jose, California Bay area. Contestants got to show their talents on guitar and battle Satan Guitar Soul Collecting Fury for a grand prize of cool stuff and guitar glory celebrity rockers and guitar Gods were on hand […]
    • ORIGINAL BLACK SABBATH MEMBER BILL WARD HAS REGRETS OVER “IRON MAN’S” BASS DRUM SOUND June 30, 2015
      Estranged Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward says he never stops listening back to his recorded work – and wishes he could improve certain aspects. The most famous example, he says, is Black Sabbath’s Iron Man, from 1970 album Paranoid. Ward, who released his solo album Accountable Beasts in April, says he still frets over the […]
    • GEOFF TATE’S OPERATION: MINDCRIME TO RELEASE THEIR DEBUT ALBUM IN SEPTEMBER, SONG SAMPLES POSTED ONLINE June 30, 2015
      Operation: Mindcrime, Geoff Tate’s version of Queensryche, is proud to announce their upcoming debut album, The Key, on September 18th. To hear a sampling of four songs from the album, watch a trailer below: The first full song from the album will be released in the coming weeks. Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime features band members: […]
    • 6/29: BACK FROM CA & VEGAS, COVERDALE, CHRIS SQUIRE, LIVE TRUNKNATION TONIGHT June 29, 2015
      Back from Vegas and San Jose late last night. Great trip hanging with Frank Dimino, Gregg Giuffria, Paul Crook, Zach Throne, Danny Koker, Ken Ciancimino and all my buds in Vegas! Even hung with Ace Frehley one night. We didn’t know each other would be there and I had a great night with him, Frank […]
    • NICK SIMMONS WRITES “MY DAD, [KISS BASSIST] GENE SIMMONS, IS FULL OF SHIT AND SO ARE YOU” June 28, 2015
      Gene Simmons’ son, Nick Simmons, wrote an article about his father for Vice magazine. Excerpts from the feature appear below. Patton Oswalt has a routine about the first time he ever realized one of his parents was full of shit. “When you’re growing up, up to a certain point, no matter what an adult says […]
    • MOTOR SISTER RELEASE VIDEO FOR “BEG BORROW STEAL” June 25, 2015
      Motor Sister, the band featuring Jim Wilson (Mother Superior), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Joey Vera (Armored Saint), John Tempesta (The Cult) and Ian’s wife Pearl Aday, have released a video for Beg Borrow Steal. Watch it below. The group came about in 2013 as part of Ian’s 50th birthday celebrations. He wanted to jam some songs […]
    • 6/24: VEGAS & SAN JOSE THIS WEEK, SATRIANI, COVERDALE, MORE. June 24, 2015
      Psyched to be flying back to Vegas tonight for a couple days. I’ll be hosting the release party for Angel singer Frank Dimino’s new solo album at Vamp’d Thursday. It’s from 6-8P, all ages and free! Hope to see all my Vegas friends! Then Saturday night I’m back in San Jose CA to judge the […]
    • EDDIE TRUNK ON WHY HE GOT INTO RADIO: “I FELT HARD ROCK AND METAL BANDS WERE BEING MARGINALIZED” June 24, 2015
      Ruben Mosqueda of Oregon Music News spoke with our very own Eddie Trunk. Excerpts from the interview appear below. OMN: Who has been your biggest influence in getting you into rock radio? Eddie Trunk: First and foremost I got into radio because I felt that hard rock and metal bands were being marginalized. I didn’t […]
    • DEEP PURPLE TO RELEASE TWO LIVE ALBUMS ON SEPTEMBER 18TH June 24, 2015
      Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover writes: “One band, two crowds, two countries—a tale of two cities indeed. From Germany’s Wacken Open Air Festival, one of the biggest metal festivals in the world and a city unto itself, to Japan and the stately Nippon Budokan, the most revered venue in Tokyo. Each has its own distinct […]
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Live Video of the Day: Walker Lukens – Every Night (Live on KUTX)

Posted by falconi5 on August 14, 2014

walker3There’s a bad moon rising and his name is Walker Lukens.  Here he is live with The Side Arms.

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Live Video of the Day: The Struts – Could Have Been Me (Live at the Isle of Wight 2014)

Posted by falconi5 on August 11, 2014

thestrutsLooking and like just about every Ramone there is, and sounding more like Freddie Mercury than Adam Lambert on this fiery performance from The Isle of Wight, Luke Spiller and the Struts are ready to make your Rock and Roll hit list.

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The Falcon’s Nest Featured Album: Lydia Loveless – Somewhere Else

Posted by falconi5 on July 26, 2014

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Live Video of the Day: Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson – Cleveland Rocks

Posted by falconi5 on July 12, 2014

ianI am not sure if there is room enough for Johnny Football and Le Bron in the same city, but it’s going to be a whole lot of fun finding out.

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Live Video of the Day: Orianthi – Voodoo Child

Posted by falconi5 on June 22, 2014

 

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Live Video of the Day: The Strypes – What a Shame (Live on David Letterman)

Posted by falconi5 on June 21, 2014

strypesSimply the best of the Retro Garage Rockers in the game today.

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Live Video of the Day: The Milk Carton Kids – Michigan (Austin City Limits)

Posted by falconi5 on June 19, 2014

milk cartonI have it on good authority that The Milk Carton Kids show in San Francisco was off the chain. For most of us that missed it, here is a superb quality live rendition of their song “Michigan” on Austin City Limits. For those that are not familiar with this group think Simon and Garfunkel for the new millennium. Thanks Chris, see you in a couple weeks.

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Live Video of the Day: Justin Townes Earle – White Gardenias (Live at McCabes)

Posted by falconi5 on June 19, 2014

justinThe new album comes out September 9th. In the meantime enjoy “White Gardenia’s,” a single from Single Mothers.

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Rock Collabo of the Day: Anna Calvi and David Byrne – Strange Weather

Posted by falconi5 on June 17, 2014

annacalviAnna Calvi and David Byrne, two of our absolute favorites get together on this atmospheric marvel.

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Live Video of the Day: Alejandro Escovedo – Anchor

Posted by falconi5 on June 16, 2014

alejandroAlejandro Escovedo along with Willie Nelson and Joe Ely, true Texas Treasures.

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