I love getting press releases that features information/insight that’s actually accurate. The Afghan Whigs’ new single “Arabian Heights” has just debut today, and as the release suggests, it’s truly “driven by drummer Patrick Keeler’s bravura, tribal cadences.” Details on the band’s album and tour is found after the jump.
Third Eye Blind are busier than ever in the coming months on a couple of fronts. Unreleased recordings from the outfit’s eponymous debut will be featured in Third Eye Blind: 20th Anniversary Edition, and the group will also headline a North American tour starting June 9th in Miami. Details below!!
Long Beach will be a haven for a slew of solid tunes, as Kevin Miso, Cali Conscious, and RedEye Redemption will take part in The Queen Mary’s live music series “Local Band Hangout.” Details on the music acts and event are found after the jump!
Singer-songwriter Miranda Lee Richards releases her next album Existential Beast June 16 via Invisible Hands Music. Yahoo! had the exclusive premiere of her first single “Lucid I Would Dream,” but there’s more to Richards than just a song, so more details are available after the jump.
Staying in 1980, the Rockin’ Review series continues with a more in depth look at Genesis’ ‘Duke’ album. By the time the ’80s rolled around, Genesis were in survival mode. They had survived the exits of singer Peter Gabriel and guitarist Steve Hackett, but were down to three members and in need of a break. The pressure to keep things going as a trio led the band to tour heavily in support of their prior release and it began to take a toll on Phil Collins’ marriage, so the group took some time off before reconvening in early 1979 to begin work on new music. Continue reading “Rockin’ Review: Genesis, ‘Duke’”
As much as I love James Mercer’s work with Broken Bells, it’s great to know that Heartworms, the fifth studio album from The Shins, comes out March 10 (Aural Apothecary/Columbia Records). Details are found after the jump.
In the supernatural horror/film noir Abattoir, Jessica Lowndes is Julia Talben, a reporter who believes the murder of her sister, brother-in-law, and nephew might be traced to something bigger than the killer’s motives. It’s a multilayered narrated directed with flair from Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw IV, The Barrens), and Lowndes is convincing playing an “analog girl trapped in a digital world.”
Red Hot Chili Peppers are adding to their already busy schedule, as additional dates have been added to their 2017 North American Tour. The tour is in support of The Getaway, the band’s 11th studio album.
Revolution Radio, Green Day’s 12th studio album, is now available in stores and digital retailers via Reprise Records. In support of their project, Green Day delivered an adrenaline fueled performance of “Bang, Bang” on The Tonight Show. For tour date and track listing info, go to the jump.