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One Step Closer Issues New Single, “Blur My Memory”

In anticipation of their forthcoming full-length, All You Embrace, arriving this Friday, May 17 via Run For Cover Records, One Step Closer has issued their latest offering “Blur My Memory.” With a quick-paced opening that instantly demands your attention, the blistering instrumentation allows the electrifying anthem to unfurl. The earworm chorus bursts forth with fervor and passion: “Then blur my memory, keep it on your shelf. I’m used to spending days running from myself.” Check out “Blur My Memory” below. One Step Closer are gearing up for the second run of their co-headlining tour alongside Anxious and Koyo, with Prize… Read more »


Blur Returns With Incendiary New Album

The absolutely iconic rock band, Blur dominated the Britpop scene in the nineties. Today they have returned to deliver an incredible new album The Ballad Of Darren. This is the group’s ninth studio album, and first official release in eight years. They teamed up with producer, James Ford in London in the spring of this year to carats ten fantastic tracks. The album was announced in May, followed by an epic show at Colchester Arts Centre. Blur then dropped an amazing new track, “The Narcissist“. Although Blur gained worldwide popularity for their famous grunge-rock track “Song 2“, dedicated fans know… Read more »


Rise Rock n’ Shine Presents: One Flew West – “The Blur”

With anti-vaxxers and anti-maskers ruining our chances at a return to “normal” and the Delta variant on the surge, we could all use a little musical catharsis. “The Blur” delivers in a bristly pop-punk way that seems perfectly timed. Northern Colorado’s One Flew West explains, “‘The Blur’ was the first song we wrote and put together after our tour got canceled in March of 2020.” The song bounces from verse to verse with pop hooks and angsty breakdowns wholly capturing a feeling that unfortunately seems to be circling back around. There is a certain type of frustration that is borne… Read more »


Blur Set North America Tour Dates

After rocking Austin’s SXSW and blowing away the crowd at last month’s Coachella Festival, Blur is all revved up to hit the States touring in support of their new album Think Tank. Just released May 6th, Rolling Stone gave Think Tank four stars citing, “The old Blur have died, but the new, more open Blur come startlingly alive,” and with “Crazy Beat” in heavy rotation on MTV2, its time to show the rest of America what the critics are raving about. 6/9 Long Island Field Day Festival 6/11 Phoenix Marquee Theatre 6/12 Las Vegas House of Blues 6/14 Los Angeles… Read more »


Metallica, Blur, Linkin Park to Headline U.K. Fests

Metallica, Blur, and Linkin Park will headline the U.K.’s Reading and Leeds festivals this August. The events begin Aug. 22 with Leeds Festival headliner Metallica and Reading headliner Linkin Park. Linkin Park moves over to Leeds on Aug. 23, while Blur takes over headlining duties at Reading. The final day of the event will see Blur at Leeds and Metallica at Reading. Among the other acts confirmed to play the festivals at various points are Blink 182, System Of A Down, the White Stripes, Beck, Sum 41, Courtney Love, Doves, the Streets, the Datsuns, and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Last… Read more »


Puddle Of Mudd Success Becomes Clear With 'Blurry'

Thanks to the success of its single, “Blurry,” Puddle Of Mudd continues to gain ground on the Billboard 200 album sales chart with its debut album Come Clean, which now can be found at Number 13 thanks to more than 54,000 copies sold, according to sources. The positioning is the best for the album aside from its debut at Number 10 in September. Come Clean dipped as low as Number 50 in December before radio picked up on “Blurry,” the follow-up to the album’s first single, “Control.” The success of the song-about how Puddle frontman Wes Scantlin misses his son-is… Read more »

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