Bristol-based post-punkers IDLES are going on a major international tour in 2024, including plentiful stops in North America. Beginning on February 29, the band will kick off a long run of European shows in Portugal, and conclude on March 23 in Frankfurt. Then, the group will begin their North American tour on May 3 in Vancouver before heading down into the United States and also hitting venues in Mexico. Of course, the British band will finish out the extensive tour at shows in the UK and Ireland. In October, the rock quintet announced their forthcoming fifth album TANGK, and released… Read more »
Bristol bred punk rockers IDLES returned to New York City on Thursday, September 15th for the final show of the North America leg of their 2022 tour. The band landed at the historic Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn which provided a stunning juxtaposition between classic movie palace architecture and a contemporary punk rock concert. IDLES leaned heavily into their 2021 LP Crawler but the setlist spanned their entire catalog. The band has released four albums since 2017, with Crawler seeing the band venturing into more of a post-punk style. IDLES takes the next month off and then heads to New Zealand and Australia for… Read more »
IDLES and The Jonas Brothers create social distancing friendly music videos.
Royal Blood stopped off in New York for a raw and raucous show with support coming from the brilliance Bad Nerves.
Mother’s Day is fast approaching, meaning it’s time to prep your brunches, order nice flowers, and make a sick playlist for your mom, grandma, older sister, and/or whoever had a hand in making you the rockstar you are today. While we can’t order an Edible Arrangement for you, we have handpicked our favorite tracks that honor all forms of motherhood and womanhood. Stereotypically, pop-punkers and modern rockers are associated with hating their hometowns and hurling all their angst at their parents. From twenty one pilots’ breakout single “House Of Gold” all the way to Miley Cyrus’ 2019 feminist anthem “Mother’s… Read more »
Block by Block West is a virtual festival happening on May 16th through Minecraft.
Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about the new UK prime minister Boris Johnson.
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