Listen: Band of Horses – Slow Cruel Hands of Time

Band of Horses

Earlier this summer, Band of Horses unveiled the video for “Knock Knock,” an impossibly catchy rock and roll tune that is easily one of the finest singles of 2012. Now, Band of Horses have offered up a second track off their upcoming fourth album, Mirage Rock, with the ballad “Slow Cruel Hands of Time.” While [...]

Watch: Band of Horses – Knock Knock

Band of Horses

For your weekend pleasure, Band of Horses and director Jared Eberhardt have debuted a wonderfully tongue-in-cheek, vintage nature video clip for band’s emphatically jubilant single, “Knock Knock” from the forthcoming Mirage Rock. The video kicks off with a zoology professor and his team introducing the footage of their exploits tracking captivating creatures (BoH) rocking out [...]

Band of Horses Announce Short November UK Tour


Seattle outfit Band of Horses today announced plans for a short tour of the UK this coming fall. The shows are set to follow on from the possible release of band’s upcoming fourth full-length album, which is as yet, untitled and set to be released in September, though no official release date has been confirmed. [...]

Robert Francis – Strangers in the First Place

Robert Francis

It’s a hell of a mistake to try to pigeonhole Robert Francis into an easy classification. The man works a lifetime of influences into his beautiful Laurel Canyonesque brand of alternately sepia-toned and polychromatic singer-songwriter rock. His songs are never indistinguishable, the versatility of genres always suits the song at hand, and his sound is [...]

Listen: New Song from Band of Horses


Band Of Horses recently unveiled a new untitled song at a surprise acoustic set played just inside the gates of Lollapalooza Brazil. The new song will be featured on the band’s forthcoming forth studio album, which was produced by Glyn Johns. The new record, which is set for release later this year, is the first [...]

Band of Horse’s Ryan Monroe Announces Solo Album


Band Of Horses keyboardist Ryan Monroe will be releasing his debut solo album,  A Painting of a Painting on Fire on May 22nd. The album will feature a 11 tracks that were written over the last few years, in-between tours and during various musical ventures. Monroe is also offering the album’s first single, “Any Way, [...]

Kings of Leon Announce U.S. Tour Dates


Kings of Leon  have announced the dates of a U.S. summer tour in support of their fifth full-length, “Come Around Sundown.”   Band of Horses will be joining KOL for the 29-date trek, which kicks off Jul. 25 in Orange Beach, Ala. Kings of Leon postponed their March tour dates in Australia and South Africa to [...]

Eclipse: Indie Bands Go Mainstream


I have to admit that I’m not usually a huge fan of soundtracks. Furthermore, highlighting or ‘reviewing’ a soundtrack is a cop-out. But there are some notable bits surfacing since last week’s release of the Twilight Saga’s third installment, Eclipse, and its accompanying soundscape. Is the hype helping to push true indie bands mainstream? Metric [...]