Bon Iver’s S. Carey Goes Solo

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The drummer from the wildly popular folk band, Bon Iver has flown the nest.  S. CAREY (aka Sean Carey) has gone solo with a stunningly lush journey of emotions on his new album 2010 album All We Grow.  Carey has received critical acclaim most notably from NPR Music and Spin Magazine for his solo release.  We caught up with Sean and asked him about his life as a solo artist and beyond the Bon Iver legacy. TST: You are the drummer for Bon Iver, yet in your solo project, there are only … [Read more...]

Panic! At The Disco Confirm New Album Details


Panic! At the Disco have confirmed that their long-awaited album Vices & Virtues will hit stores March 28. The third album produced by Butch Walker and John Feldmann will feature ten-tracks such as “Let’s Kill Tonight”, “Trade Mistakes” and the records first single “The Ballad of Mona Lisa”.  Check out the traclist and video for “The Ballad of Mona Lisa” below. … [Read more...]

Macy Gray Plans Two Albums for 2011 and Will Perform in Israel


Breaking her trend releasing an album every few years, Macy Gray tells she wants to release the follow up to her 2010 album “Sellout” this year with another soon after. "I actually want to put out two records this year. I want to do a jazz record. I want to do a rock record. I have so much music in me, I'm kind of doing myself a disservice by not putting it out as fast as it comes” says Gray to Billboard. She explains that all her idols including Bob Marley and Nina … [Read more...]

Fleet Foxes Announces New Album and Free Download

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"Bearded Folk" heroes Fleet Foxes are set to release their second album 'Helplessness Blues' - and will release it on May 2. The title track is streaming and is available to download free from the band's website, The album is a follow-up from their self-titled break-out debut in 2008 and was co-produced by the band and Phil Ek (Band Of Horses, Les Savy Fav). The album artwork is illustrated by Toby Liebowitz and painted by Chris Alderson. … [Read more...]

Drummer’s Surgery Suspends Kings of Leon’s Tour Dates


The Kings of Leon announced that they are postponing their March tour of Australia and South Africa after their drummer has been forced to have surgery. Kings of Leon's next confirmed appearance is April 15 at Coachella, where they'll headline the first night of the sold-out festival. "The Frontier Touring Company regret to advise that the Kings Of Leon tour has been postponed from March 2011 to November 2011 to allow drummer Nathan Followill to recover from surgery for a torn right … [Read more...]

Listen: New Bright Eyes Album


Although Bright Eyes’ new album, The People’s Key will be out in stores February 15, you can now stream the whole record via NPR Music. “The best record Bright Eyes has ever made. In fact, it’s the best record the band’s frontman, Conor Oberst, has ever been a part of.” Says NPR’s Robin Hilton. … [Read more...]

Review: No Age @ Drunken Unicorn


From the middle of the sardined and sweaty Drunken Unicorn room on a wintery Atlanta Friday night, the sound wall behind No Age guitarist Randy Randall looks like a garage kid’s dream come true. It’s a could-be 5150 full stack (it’s not) sandwiched up like a vertical ‘V’ to an Ampeg SVT full stack beneath a sideways Sunn combo. In unison, they spit out the No Age sound that I came to expect. Randall, drummer/vocalist Dean Spunt and a touring stage mate on the far left of the stage … [Read more...]

Video: Nicki Minaj Performs on SNL


Nicki Minaj took her colorful personality and personal brand of weird on the road this weekend as she performed "Right Thru Me" on Saturday Night Live. Watch the video below and let us know what you thought of Nicki's performance. … [Read more...]