Monthly Archives August 2013

Pearl Jam Reveals ‘Lightning Bolt’ Track List

August 31, 2013 Music

Pearl Jam shared the track list for their forthcoming new album Lightning Bolt on their website Friday Before the full reveal the band spent the week building up to it on Twitter by posting track titles along with accompanying illustrations and animated pieces The 12-song list includes "Mind Your Manners" whose video...

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Arctic Monkeys Share Sensual New B-Side

August 30, 2013 Music

Arctic Monkeys have shared a new track "Stop the World I Wanna Get Off With You" on their YouTube account The soulful rocker is the B-side to the band's latest single "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?" which will be featured on their upcoming fifth album AM (out September 10th...

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Metal Album of the 1980s?

August 30, 2013 Music

When we asked our readers to pick for their favorite metal/hard rock albums of the 1970s the votes come flooding in by the hundreds The resulting list featured Van Halen Aerosmith Deep Purple Kiss and even Montrose Led Zeppelin scored the top two albums with Physical Graffiti and Led Zeppelin...

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Made in America Fest Documentary Headed to Showtime

August 30, 2013 Music

With the second year of the Jay Z-curated Made in America festival set to take place this weekend on Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway Showtime announced it will show a new documentary about the festival on October 11th The first trailer for the film directed by Ron Howard chronicles last year's...

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KT Tunstall Returns With Emotionally Stirring Musical Journey

August 30, 2013 Music

If any artist were deserving of a break KT Tunstall certainly found herself in that position at the beginning of 2012 Having wrapped up a world tour in support of her last studio album 2010's Tiger Suit Tunstall intended to take things easy for a bit-- reassess her career musical...

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The Clash’s Mick Jones: ‘This Is It for Me’

August 30, 2013 Music

To Mick Jones the Clash's new box set Sound System represents the band's final statement The 13-disc collection includes remastered versions of their five studio albums video of everything from their first recording session in 1976 through incredible gigs in New York and Sussex University and three discs of remixes...

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John Mayer Swears He’s Done With the Fame Game

August 30, 2013 Music

On the 35th floor of a New York skyscraper John Mayer is talking a mile a minute as usual "You know who really blows me away?" asks the singer-guitarist who's here to promote his sixth solo album Paradise Valley "Jack Johnson This motherfucker refused to be anybody else than himself...

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Jay Pharoah Spoofs Kanye West in ‘I Am a Dog’

August 30, 2013 Music

Saturday Night Live funnyman Jay Pharoah parodies Kanye West in a new video "I Am a Dog" The spoof alludes to West's black-and-white video for "Black Skinhead" while riffing on "I Am a God" both of which appear on West's new album Yeezus  Kanye West Performs 'Blood on the Leaves' at the VMAs The...

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Neko Case Gets Manly on New Album

August 30, 2013 Music

Neko Case has written lyrics from the perspective of a teenage bride a tornado and a killer whale but she's singing for herself on "Man" the first single from her new album The Worse Things Get the Harder I Fight the Harder I Fight the More I Love You Neko Case...

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Man Man Tighten Up for ‘On Oni Pond’

August 30, 2013 Music

Ryan Kattner needed a change Man Man’s frontman more commonly known to the Philadelphia-based band’s listeners as "Honus Honus" realized he couldn’t ever make a record like Life Fantastic again Readers' Poll The 10 Best Prog-Rock Albums of the Seventies It’s not hard to see why The band’s fourth album emerged from a...

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