Prosecutors have again dropped charges against a man accused of shooting Ray Davies during a holdup in the French Quarter, and for the same reason: Davies wasn’t in court. The lead singer and co-founder of The Kinks said prosecutors notified him only a few days earlier that trial was scheduled for Thursday. He just didn’t have time to get to New Orleans from London, he told The Times-Picayune. “I am very disappointed with the way this case has been handled,” Davies said Thursday. “I intend to pursue it further.” Davies was shot in the leg Jan. 4, 2004, when he… Read more »
After working out the kinks with their EP “False Hope” in 2012, Feign comes back hard–seriously hard–with “The New World Order.”
The Nashville-based punk rock label, Pure Noise Records has announced the second installment of their Dead Formats compilation albums. Dead Formats Vol. 2 will see many bands from the Pure Noise Records roster covering classic songs across the punk and rock genres. The album will drop on September 15th and holds an impressive fifteen tracks in total. So far, three tracks have dropped. This includes a cover of “Losing A Whole Year” originally by Third Eye Blind and performed by Knuckle Puck, “Come Dancing” originally by The Kinks and performed by Less Than Jake, and “Lithium” originally by Nirvana and… Read more »
Look, every artist wants to say they are just like you. Even with their thousands of followers on Instagram and their crazy lifestyles, they are vulnerable and real. However, when you talk to Kailee Morgue for just a moment, you can see that she’s as real and relatable as it gets. When you really get to know her, you can then see that she’s just as natural and authentic. One of the things that make Morgue such an amazing, inspirational artist is that she holds a strong presence without needing to be incredibly extroverted or loud. She holds herself in… Read more »
Despite the fact we’re talking to Sydney and also Noah Sierota via a Zoom call to Italy, the latest stop on their current tour, both are still clearly and eminently charming.
Check out our AAPI Heritage Month soundtrack below and celebrate with us.
Downwrite is a new, innovative custom songwriting platform founded by Mark Rose and Bob Nanna. We spoke with them about bringing their idea to life, the amazing products its spawned so far, and how they intend to foster an entire community of songwriters.
When the Pioneer World Tour rolled through the House of Blues in Dallas, TX, fans were treated to great performances from The Maine, Lydia and Arkells.
On December 19th in New York City, a few hundred fans forgot all of that and took the time to relax and witness some amazing bands. Appropriately decorated for the holidays, Highline Ballroom would become home to the â€œHow Valencia Stole Christmasâ€ tour for it’s last night.
When Barack Obama moved into the White House on January 20th, he gained access to five chefs, a private bowling alley – and a killer collection of classic LPs. Stored in the basement of the executive mansion is the official White House Record Library: several hundred LPs that include landmark albums in rock (Led Zeppelin IV, the Rolling Stones’ Let It Bleed), punk (the Ramones’ Rocket to Russia, the Sex Pistols’ Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols), cult classics (Captain Beefheart’s Trout Mask Replica, the Flying Burrito Brothers’ The Gilded Palace of Sin) and disco. Not to mention… Read more »