Muse Adds New Dates to Upcoming US Tour


Muse have added four additional US dates to the band’s upcoming tour in support of The 2nd Law. What was already an expansive North American tour with dates stretching from January to April just got longer with the addition of extra nights in both Los Angeles and New York, as well as additional stops in [...]

The Walkmen Release Two New Songs, Ready UK Tour

The Walkmen

In anticipation of their upcoming UK tour at the end of the month, The Walkmen have released two new songs they recorded during the sessions that resulted in the band’s 2012 album, Heaven. Heaven, which earned a five-star rating and rightfully deserves a spot at the top of The Walkmen’s esteemed decade-long catalog, was recorded [...]

Watch Morrissey’s Magnificent Cover of Frankie Valli on Fallon


Morrissey and his band hit Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night with a towering rendition of Frankie Valli’s 1967 hit “To Give (The Reason I Live).” With his trademark operatic style, elegance, and the support of his crackerjack rock and roll band, Moz brought down the house in customary fashion. In addition to the [...]

The Joy Formidable Release New Single, Announce Intimate Tour

The Joy Formidable

Welsh rockers The Joy Formidable are gearing up for what could be a massive 2013 for the band by blowing the lid off the final months of 2012. The band looks to capitalize on the strong buzz they’ve rightfully earned over the past few years on the strength of their gargantuan-sounding debut, The Big Roar. [...]

Watch: Bad Books’ Forest Whitaker Video, Stream It Never Stops

Bad Books

Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra frontman Andy Hull have joined forces once again for a second Bad Books album. Fans of both Devine and Manchester Orchestra jumped aboard for the duo’s 2010 self-titled debut, which won the praises of NPR’s All Things Considered and Alternative Press. Their new album II will be released on October [...]

The Afghan Whigs Announce New Year’s Eve Show in Cincinnati

The Afghan Whigs

As we reported a few weeks back, The Afghan Whigs are inching closer to kicking off their first tour in 13 years.  Already having sold out nearly half of the dates, each respective night of the tour is one of the hottest tickets around.  Now, Dulli, McCollum, and Curley are tacking one more date onto [...]

Listen: Stream Menomena’s New Album Before You Buy It


Portland-based duo Menomena released their eagerly awaited fifth album, Moms, yesterday. If you need any convincing to head down to the record store to pick up your copy, stream the album in its entirety below. Following 2010′s Mines, band co-founder Brent Knopf set out to work on his own solo project. Remaining Menomena members Justin [...]

Derek Miller Fractures Arm, Sleigh Bells Cancel, Reschedule Dates

Sleigh Bells

Sleigh Bells were forced to cancel dates at both Midpoint Music Festival (Sept. 27-29 in Cincinnati, OH) and Pygmalion Music Festival (Sept. 27-29 in Urbana, IL) after guitarist Derek Miller suffered a skateboarding injury. Miller took to Twitter to provide details of the injury and apologize for the cancellations: “Apologies for canceling Pygmalion & Midpoint. [...]