Wednesday, May 22nd
Australian indie heartthrob Matt Corby has released a single, entitled 'Resolution', which is to be on his upcoming, untitled LP, set to be released later this year.
Listen here: http://musicfeeds.com.au/news/matt-corby-reveals-first-single-resolution-from-debut-album/
At midnight in Tokyo, Boards of Canada streamed a brand new surprise video on a screen in Shibuya. While the actual content of the video is a mystery, it presumably contained new material from their upcoming release, Tomorrow's Harvest.
You can see a fan shot video of the stream http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdZFsQTUbbY]here.
Tomorrow's Harvest comes out June 10th in the UK and the 11th in U.S. via Warp Records.
Bands from Russia and Ukraine have recorded songs for tribute to Deftones self-titled album to commemorate Chi Cheng, who recently passed away. Among bands
contributed are Septa, Kevin Carter's Apology, Nasty Taste, Marta Prell and Vorvaň. Genres of cover songs range from mathcore to trip hop.
You can listen to all songs here: http://soundrate.bandcamp.com/album/a-tribute-to-deftones-in-loving-memory-of-chi-cheng
British pop-punkers Gnarwolves have released the video for the opening track of their forthcoming EP entitled Funemployed, which is due for release in June.
The track is called "Melody Has Big Plans" and its video can be seen at:
Misery Signals have announced on their official Facebook that their highly anticipated fourth album Absent Light will be released on July 23rd. They have also revealed the album art for the new record.
Hip hop duo Atmosphere have premiered a video for track 'Ain't Nobody', taken from most
recent release, The Family Sign.
The video was directed by Carmela Makela and can be viewed below.
Cee-Lo Green announced on Friday that his seminal southern rap group Goodie Mob will release a comeback album on August 27. Age Against the Machine will be the first Goodie Mob record since 1999's Word Party. The first single from the album, entitled "Special Education" and featuring Janelle Monae, was also released and can be heard here: http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-first-single-off-goodie-mobs-reunion-album-fea,98047/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&ut m_campaign=standard-post:headline:default
Phoenix based group Lody Kong, featuring 2 sons of Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera (Igor and Zyon), have released a new music video for their song "mOnkeys alWays Look" from their No Rules EP, produced by Stone Sour's Roy Mayorga.
The music video, directed by Joey Nugent, can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kByHmXHrNRo&feature=youtu.be
Indie pop band The Limousines have premiered their new "Love Is a Dog From Hell" for their sophomore album Hush being released on June 6th. The band made an overwhelming amount of money on their Kickstarter to make this project by only asking for $30,000; the band received about 2x as much as that on September 25th last year with nearly $76,000. This money has allowed the band to release their new album and song independently. Check out the song and teaser trailer for the new album below.
Sunbather, the forthcoming album by San Francisco black metal act Deafheaven, is now available for pre-order and digital purchase on Deathwish Inc.'s e-store. An immediate download of the entire album in high-quality MP3 format is included with all purchases of physical formats.
Deafheaven on the Deathwish Inc. e-store:
Upcoming U.S. tour dates in support of Sunbather are listed below, as seen on the band's tumblr.
BORIS & DEAFHEAVEN
May 22 - San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop w/ Boris - SOLD OUT
May 23 - Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex w/ Boris & Marriages
May 24, 2013 - Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex w/ Boris & Ides of Gemini
DEAFHEAVEN & MARRIAGES
Jun 19, 2013 - Tempe, AZ @ Yucca Tap Room
Jun 21, 2013 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Jun 22, 2013 - Austin, TX @ Red 7
Jun 23, 2013 - Houston, TX @ Mango’s
Jun 25, 2013 - Orlando, FL @ Will’s Pub
Tuesday, May 21st
Bolder joined David Bowie’s backing band in 1971, alongside guitarist Mick Ronson – with whom he’d played in The Rats – and drummer Woody Woodmansey. He appeared on the albums Hunky Dory, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars, Aladdin Sane and Pin Ups.
He replaced John Wetton in Heep in 1976 and made his recording debut with them on 1977′s Firefly. He also played on Innocent Victim, Fallen Angel and Conquest, before joining Wishbone Ash. In 1983 he returned to Mick Box’s outfit and played on Equator two years later. He’d appeared on every album since, including their most recent outing, 2011′s Into The Wild.
Earlier this year he announced what was hoped to be a temporary absence as a result of surgery. He later told Classic Rock: “I had pancreas cancer so I had to have that removed. Not the entire pancreas; but still, it was bad news. They’ve cut out the bad bit. I’ve had a bit of chemo, got to have that, which ...more
Electronic producer Baths is streaming his sophomore release, Obsidian, via Pitchfork Advance. Listen to it here:
The album will be released on May 28th, through Anticon.
Sludge metal act Black Sheep Wall are now streaming their new 3-song EP, It Begins Again, on
Youtube. It features vocals from both the band's current frontman, Trae Malone, and their former
vocalist, Jeff Ventimiglia, and will serve as a precursor to their forthcoming 3rd full-length - due to
begin recording on June 29th.
1. Ancient Fvck
3. Evangelic Exorcism
Falling In Reverse have released the title track off of their upcoming album, Fashionably Late. The album is due out June 18.
You can view the song here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KPoaKxm4wDg
San Francisco-based metal band Deafheaven have released the title track from their upcoming sophomore LP for streaming at the link below. Sunbather will be available via Deathwish on June 11th.
A new Meads of Asphodel Song entitled 'Children of the Sunwheel Banner" is available for listening on youtube. The dynamically rich two part song is featured on their latest record Sonderkommando
The members of blink-182 have announced that they will be having a charity auction and merchandise sale in the next few days for those affected by the storms that have been tearing apart Oklahoma. 100% of the money they receive from the sales will go to the people who have lost their homes and property. More information will released soon.
To read the original announcement, follow the link below:
Over the weekend, Phil Buerstatte, drummer for Last Crack and formerly White Zombie, was discovered dead in Madison Wisconsin. A statement released by fellow Last Crack bandmember, Paul Schulter was posted to the band's page and stated that:
"We are sorry to have to announce that Last Crack drummer and our musical brother Phil Buerstatte has passed away today. He will be greatly missed by his many friends, family and fellow band members. Pull out your Last Crack albums, crank them up loud and remember what a great drummer he was! It is the end of an era for us and sad to say the original lineup will never be able to play together again. Our last show with Phil from 2009 is posted on YouTube in its entirety. The remaining members of the band are discussing doing a tribute show in Phil's honor in the coming months. We'll post details here soon."
The band also released the link to Buerstatte's youtube channel, which contains rare footage of the ban ...more
Toby Driver, frontman of Kayo Dot, released a 13 minute teaser trailer from his latest project, Hubardo. The trailer is unmastered, but should be more than enough to induce a little anticipation.
Hubardo is a 95 minute conceptual double album and will be released in Autumn 2013 to coincide with the 10 year anniversary of Kayo Dot's debut album Choirs of the Eye.
You can now listen to 90 second clips of every song from Alice in Chains' new album The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here.
The record will be released on May 24th in Europe and May 28th worldwide.
Listen to the album preview here:
Welsh alt. rock band Kids in Glass Houses have released the first single from their upcoming (but yet untitled) 4th album, which is due for release this Autumn.
The single, entitled 'Drive', can be streamed here:
Filter have premiered another song off their upcoming record, The Sun Comes Out Tonight. According to front man Richard Patrick, 'Self-Inflicted' tells the story from a mass shooter's point of view.
He also added: “I wanted to try and understand the mass shooter, so I created a character, wrote the lyrics and performed it from the perspective of the shooter … based on the psychology I read that said there was a pattern,” he explains. “For example, an event like Columbine, [looking at it as if] the shooters were the victims and that somehow we or society made them do it — that somehow they were the victims. That this was self-inflicted.”
Listen to 'Self-Inflicted' here - http://loudwire.com/filter-self-inflicted-exclusive-song-premiere/?trackback=fbshare
Psychedelic hip hop outfit, and Odd Future associates The Jet Age Of Tomorrow, have finally locked in details regarding their long-talked about Jellyfish Mentality
The duo, made up of The Internet's Matt Martians and Hal 'Pyramid Vritra' Williams, first mentioned the project in November of last year; and, as can be expected, the 21 track album will feature a slew of guest appearances from the ragtag ensemble (Earl Sweatshirt, Hodgy Beats, Mike G, Domo Genesis, Vince Staples, and Casey Veggies). Mac Miller and SBTRKT have also booked in studio time with the group, with Kilo Kish and The Step-Up Kids also set to appear.
The album, free as always, is set to drop on Friday.
2. Special K (Wombats)
3. Warping Walls
4. Desert N’ The Dark (JAOT Dub) [Featuring The Stepkids]
6. Juney Jones (Featuring Mac Miller & Speak)
7. Panic On Pluto (interlude) [Featuring SBTRKT]more
As the follow-up to the critically adored Crooks & Lovers, Mount Kimbie have endured more than their fair share of speculation regarding the long-gestating Cold Spring Fault Less Youth. A slew of singles have fallen under the radar and the silence surrounding the album has only added to the mystery of the long-awaited release.
Fortunately, NPR have managed to secure a full stream of the album a week out from its release date, via their 'First Listen' platform.
Head on over here to hear it: http://www.npr.org/2013/05/19/184809601/first-listen-mount-kimbie-cold-spring-fault-less-youth
Cold Spring Fault Less Youth is out on May 27 via Warp Records.
Plastic Visions have debuted their debut self titled EP on Consequence of Sound. The EP will be released May 21st. The band features Cage the Elephant's guitarist Brad Shultz with his cousin Kane Stewart.
Check out the EP below:
Strange Vacation (ex-The Boys of Summer) have release a new song called "On And On" for their sophomore album Thunderstorms which is coming out tomorrow May 21st. The song is exclusively on Absolutepunk.
Click on the link below and find the link for the song:
Joel Zimmerman, aka Deadmau5, has released a preview of a new song titled "Suite 03" via his Soundcloud.
Zimmerman has made a point of expressing that this is a return to form, stating via Twitter "drop not included”.
Detroit emcee Danny Brown releases ''just for fun'' song "#expressyourself". While not having any relation to upcoming album, "Old," it does raise more anticipation(if possible) for it. The song can be found here at Soundcloud,
Sleeping With Sirens have released yet another single off of their upcoming album "Feel", due out June 4th. The new track is titled "Alone" and features rapping from hip-hop artist Machine Gun Kelly. Sound familiar? The track can be streamed by clicking the link below.
Monday, May 20th
Ray Manzarek, one of the most talented keyboardists in the history of rock music, passed away today in Rosenheim, Germany after a long battle with bile duct cancer at the age of 74.
In reflection of this tragic loss, fellow bandmate and guitarist Robby Krieger said he was "deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend and bandmate." Later adding that he was thankful for having been able play alongside Manzarek for the last decade during The Doors' reunion tours. The mourning musician then ended by saying, "Ray was a huge part of my life and I will always miss him."
You can read more about Ray Manzarek and his death in this article: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/ray-manzarek-doors-keyboardist-dead-at-74-20130520
Rock music certainly lost one of its most celebrated musicians today, but his memory and the legend of The Doors will always continue to live on through the music.