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9 Alternative Artists To Get You Into The Halloween Spirit

There’s finally a chill in the air, and we all know what that means: Halloween is on its way. Whether you enjoy dressing up for parties or hosting a horror movie night from the comfort of your couch, there’s something for everyone to take part in. Better yet, there are plenty of alternative bands and artists that find their inspiration in the spooky season.  This doesn’t mean that they are carving pumpkins or telling ghost stories. Many bands in our scene incorporate paranormal or horror imagery and themes into their releases. This can take the form of voodoo dolls (The… Read more »

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In This Moment Have Created An “Army Of Me” Across Björk Cover

In anticipation of their upcoming full-length album GODMODE, In This Moment has been gradually teasing their audience with song releases. They first dropped “The Purge” and the titular track early this year, sparking significant buzz around the album release. Now, they’ve unveiled a gripping cover of Björk‘s 1995 hit “Army Of Me,” originally featured on her chart-topping sophomore album, Post. Björk‘s original rendition of “Army Of Me” is a mesmerizing blend of electronic beats coupled with her unique vocal musings. In reimagining this classic track, In This Moment pays homage to its essence and integrity while infusing their signature fusion… Read more »


In This Moment Unleash “GODMODE” From Their Forthcoming LP

In This Moment has tapped into their divine prowess and ascended to “GODMODE,” as evidenced by the awe-inspiring release of the very track that shares its name with their eagerly awaited full-length album. Continuing the artistic journey set in motion by 2020’s Mother, In This Moment‘s highly-anticipated new album, GODMODE, is poised to make its mark on October 27, courtesy of BMG. Following the release of the album’s debut track, “The Purge” earlier this year, “GODMODE” emerges as a forceful anthem that blurs the lines between vulnerability and strength, darkness and light. From the very first notes, the listener is… Read more »

Concert Reviews

Heavier Than the Rain: Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022

photos & words by Austin Spruill As the blistering summer of 2022 winds down into the cooler weather of fall, musicians and fans alike are treated to a number of high-profile festivals raging across the country, from Welcome to Rockville and Inkcarceration to Rocklahoma and Louder Than Life. However, few were as highly anticipated as this year’s incarnation of Blue Ridge Rock Festival, taking place from September 8–11.  Hosted at the world-renowned Virginia International Raceway in Alton, VA, hopes were high for the relatively young festival, as the successes and challenges of 2021 propelled the event further into the spotlight… Read more »


100 Rising Artists You Need To Listen To In 2024—Pt. 8

Phew! We have officially reached 80 out of 100 Rising Artists You Need To Listen To In 2024. Which means we are in the home stretch!  We’re back this week with our new installment of artists and bands that span across the sonic spectrum. From classic pop-punk headbangers to sugary indie tunes to emo-rap ballads, there’s something in this series for every listener. As we’ve done each week leading up to today’s featured artists, our goal has been to elevate the voices of these rising stars and to help you, the idobi listeners and readers, discover your next favorite artist… Read more »


Lil Wayne, Coldplay lead Grammy nominees

He had one of the biggest opening sales weeks of 2008, and now, Lil Wayne is the year’s most-nominated Grammy contender. Wayne and his latest LP, “Tha Carter III,” lead the pack with a total of eight nominations, while one of the year’s other biggest sellers, Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends,” garnered seven nods. Jay-Z, Ne-Yo and Kanye West each earned six nods, while Alison Krauss, John Mayer, Robert Plant, Radiohead and Jazmine Sullivan received five each. Adele is up for four – including Best New Artist – as are Lupe Fiasco and T.I. The… Read more »

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