The folk piano icon returns with his first album following his diagnosis and treatment for a bone marrow disorder in 2012; proceeds from the album will benefit the City of Hope National Medical Center.
The former Police guitarist discusses his latest solo album, which finds him continuing to push himself on his instrument and drawing from his lifetime of experience. He also reflects on the Police reunion tour, which is now a decade-distant memory.
Rock and roll was Chuck Berry’s own creation and not an interpretation of someone else’s traditions, so he pursued it with a passion that made him rock’s first true poet laureate and its first guitar hero. Editor Mark Deming pays tribute to the departed pioneer.
Rounded out by bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Eliot Zigmund, the jazz trio shines in this track from the upcoming On a Monday Evening album, featuring a never before released or bootlegged performance from Madison, Wisconsin.
Andy Newman from Thunderclap Newman died aged 73. Thunderclap Newman, whose 1969 No.1 hit 'Something in the Air' became one of the indestructible staples of British 1960s pop. Primarily a keyboard player his schoolfriends nicknamed him Thunderclap in honour of his playing technique. The band that would become Thunderclap Newman was formed in late 1 […]
Dr Hook And The Medicine Show got their picture on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine after their hit, 'The Cover of Rolling Stone' reached No. 6 on the US singles chart. According to members of the group, they really did buy five copies for their mothers, just like the song said.
Legendary '90s shoegazers Slowdive have announced a new album, a self-titled affair and their first full-length in 22 years, and shared a video for a new song, "Sugar For the Pill." Slowdive is due out May 5 via Dead Oceans.
Fleet Foxes are releasing a new album, Crack-Up, on June 16 via Nonesuch. Previously they had shared the album's first single, the near nine-minute long "Third of May / Ōdaigahara," and announced some festival appearances and tour dates.
Lois McDonald on fresh ideas, the Scottish countryside, and Iggy Pop...PINS are back in town. The Mancunian grrrl band released their riotous new EP 'Bad Thing' last week, and it's a feral, biting return. Clash writer Laura Copley caught up with guitarist Lois McDonald to discuss all things Iggy Pop, rural Scotland and the discovery of their n […]
Breezy, stylish funk with a future-facing stance...Kwaye has shared incredible new single 'Cool Kids'. The newcomer seems to live a charmed life - studying at UCLA in the United States, he picked up an Uber and shared a ride with a former A&R executive. Somehow, his music found its way to the uber-hip label Mind Of A Genius, giving his funky, f […]
New release on Circadian Rhythms...Toasty's new anthem 'Metal' has gained some superb new visuals. The track is part of a new release from East London collective Circadian Rhythms, a project that aims to unite music, art, and fashion. Heavyweight bass fare, the ominous sub-low textures reference Toasty's dubstep roots while the clinical g […]
New additions for the Suffolk festival...Latitude has expanded its line up yet again, with The Magic Gang, Cabbage and more leaping on board. The Suffolk festival returns this summer, and the surprises just keep on rolling on. New additions include The Magic Gang, with the Brighton bunch bringing their art-rock thrills to the palatial festival. Elsewhere, ou […]
From softly entrancing new project 'We Gotta Go'...Emma Elisabeth is a Swedish artist, who now based herself in Berlin. At first, her fuzzy-buzzy songwriting had an unkempt feel, a torn-around-the-edges aesthetic that was softly beguiling. As time has moved on, though, Emma Elisabeth has matured into something rather more striking. Melodic lines ha […]
You simply need to drop him a message...Forest Swords is to send out free music to fans over Whatsapp. The producer is set to release a new album later this year, and wants to get fans involved. So, anyone who sends him a message will receive one track in return as part of a new Whatsapp based exchange. He explains: "Let's try to open up a new chan […]
Newcomer opens up about charity work, studio sessions, and her debut album...Frances has been special right from the start. The singer has a quiet, unassuming manner, which combines with her softly self-deprecatory sense of humour in a quite charming way. Playing shows across the country, Frances - and her piano! - has slowly, steadily built up an imposing f […]
Sonically rich and gently unsettling...Brighton-based Anneka explores the connections between sound and emotion, between technology and the humane. New EP 'Life Force' arrives on April 28th, and beneath the gossamer electronics you can find some unsettling moments of askew beauty. Clash is able to premiere the full video for the title cut, and it e […]
Check it out now...Cadenza just wants to create. The London artist doesn't place genre lines on his music, leaving him free to set dancehall against hip-hop, R&B against pop. Hard-hitting new EP 'Hijack' is typically diverse, with follow on cut 'Vibes' allowing Cadenza to spar against Allan Kingdom. It's a superb collaborati […]
Host of tour dates confirmed...Kate Nash has announced plans to celebrate her debut album 'Made Of Bricks'. Released 10 years ago, the album raced to number one in the UK and spawned hit single 'Foundations'. Toasting its first decade, Kate Nash has decided to take 'Made Of Bricks' back out on the road. A limited pink vinyl run […]
Bret Michaels, who has sold over 35 million records and has had several number one hits such as the timeless classic Every Rose Has Its Thorn, is set to release his emotionally-charged new single Jorja Bleu on Friday, April 7th. The song is new and fresh, yet has the instantly-familiar sound that we’ve all come... Read more
Had a great talk today with Ted Nugent on my daily radio show on SiriusXM Volume 106. Also was joined by Wall St Journal writer Neil Shah talking about the aging business of rock. Yesterday I was joined by Jack Blades and Chris Jericho. The guests keep coming this week. Tomorrow Neil Geraldo and Biff... Read more
Anylouder spoke with our very own Eddie Trunk, highlights from the interview appear below. Anylouder: Tell us about your stint with Mega Force Records . You are credited with reviving Ace Frehley’s career by signing him to Mega force Records. How did it all happen ? Eddie: I was always a huge KISS fan. I... Read more
Some big updates on the SiriusXM Volume Trunk Nation front! I just confirmed two broadcasts from Toronto. I have so many great listeners to my shows there and psyched to visit for the first time in decades. And I will be doing 2 shows live from the studio there with great guests! Tuesday 4/4 legendary... Read more
Greg Prato of the Long Island Pulse Magazine spoke with guitarist John 5. Portions of the interview appear below. Pulse: Let’s discuss Season of the Witch. John 5: This album is completely different from the previous albums. Times have changed so much—I have a 13-year-old son, and I watch what he and his friends do,... Read more
As previously reported, Warrant will release their new album, Louder Harder Faster, on May 12th. The band is currently streaming the song, Only Broken Heart, which can be heard below. With a line-up featuring original members, Erik Turner, Jerry Dixon, Joey Allen, and Steven Sweet along with singer Robert Mason (Lynch Mob, Cry of Love),... Read more
The single day band lineups have been announced for the 11th year of Rocklahoma, presented by Bud Light, May 26th, 27th & 28th, 2017 at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. Single day tickets will go on sale Monday, March 27th at Noon CT at Rocklahoma.com and weekend ticket prices... Read more
Scorpions, one of the most iconic and influential hard rock bands of all time, continue to celebrate 50+ years of rock with the return to North America for the Crazy World tour. Since performing a handful of festivals and concerts last year in the U.S., which included their Blacked Out In Vegas residency, the band... Read more
Martin Kielty of Ultimate Classic Rock reports: Spanish authorities have fined AC/DC promoters Live Nation for refusing to issue ticket refunds to fans who didn’t want to see Axl Rose fronting the band.Furthermore, they’re urging those who remain unhappy to take action, saying they have five years from the date of the show to reclaim... Read more
Richie Kotzen has released a video for the song, End Of Earth, his upcoming album, Salting Earth, which will be released on April 21st on Kotzen’s own Headroom-Inc label. Watch it below. The album will feature the tune Grammy, which can be heard here. Kotzen describes the record as “one-man production” with added background vocals... Read more
Listen up soul sistas and bruthas, these fervid young fellas and ladies got us feeling all the feels, or whatever vernacular is being employed by you these days. Soul: A Coming of Age Story by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
After a big year of growth in 2016, Choir! Choir! Choir! is hitting the festival scene in 2017; we talked with co-founder Nobu Adilman about how they got to this point. Choir! Choir! Choir! is Ready For Festival Season by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
Hip hop and trippy visuals take centre stage in our list of the week’s best new videos. New Music Videos: Gorillaz return with “Saturnz Barz”; Run the Jewels Get Political by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
Taking a look at the five best songs released this past week, including Feist's "Pleasure" and "Big Boys", the first Chuck Berry release in nearly 40 years. New Tunes: Listen to Chuck Berry’s First Single Since 1979 by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
Getting ready for your St. Patrick's Day party? These six songs will be perfect on any playlist for our favourite day of boozing. Listen to them now, because chances are you won't want to hear anything tomorrow. Six Perfect Songs for Your St. Patrick’s Day Playlist by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
History is about to be made in Stouffville, Ontario, where Epidemic Music Group is attempting to smash the Guinness world record for longest concert by multiple artists. Record for Longest Concert in History is About to be Broken by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
Today’s song is a smart moment by a master interpreter. By the time she recorded her 11th solo album, Linda Ronstadt was a superstar with a proven approach. Each disc included songs written by longtime friends and regular collaborators, a couple of classic covers, and a few songs by emerging songwriters. Get Closer is a […]
London – Having crafted one of 2016’s finest albums in Singing Saw, Kevin Morby has hardly been resting on his laurels, announcing a full-length follow-up, City Music, due for June release. Promising to be the yang to the former’s yin, the new record takes its cues from an urban rather than rural perspective. Morby has Continue Reading → The post Kevin Morby […]
Los Angeles – Michael Kiwanuka is pleased to unveil the video for his new single, Cold Little Heart. Lifted from his multiple award nominated and chart-topping second album Love & Hate, “Cold Little Heart” is the breath-taking, sprawling opening track that sets the tone for the duration of this beautifully crafted album. The cinematic short Continue Read […]
London – The annual Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition offers unsigned artistes based in the UK or Ireland a more even playing field in the quest to reach a wider audience. Only a handful of the several thousand acts who are competing to play on one of the main stages at the illustrious festival in June Continue Reading → The post Glastonbury Emerging T […]
New York – Downtown/Atlantic recording group Miike Snow has announced plans for a string of US summer tour dates. The schedule begins at the historic Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK on June 9th and continues through July 3rd with headline dates, festival performances including Firefly Music Festival, and shows with Phantogram and Glass Animals (see Continue Re […]
London – The big news over this side of the water this week was the announcement that Ed Sheeran will close this year’s Glastonbury Festival as Sunday’s headliner. Such is Sheeran’s current wave of chart domination via his latest album Divide that it is strange to think that he made his Glastonbury debut in 2011 Continue Reading → The post Ed Sheeran Paves T […]