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Free T-Shirt Giveaway from ROCKWORLDEAST: “Pretty But Bitchy”

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We always love to hook up our readers with some free shwag (and free merch too, haha). Today, thanks to the lovely people at ROCKWORLDEAST, we are able to offer our female readers a FREE t-shirt. It says “Pretty But Bitchy” if you can’t read it (Scroll all the way down to see the shirt!) We have the shirt in sizes S to XL. You should check out more of …

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Rain Machine (Kyp Malone) Ticket Giveaway, “Give Blood” Free MP3!

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Kyp Malone’s much anticipated solo project Rain Machine was September 22 on Anti-records. The provocative album art, created by Malone himself, is an appropriate indicator of the unique and defiantly personal music within. Rain Machine features ten unflinchingly original and emotional songs mixing elements of modern jazz, blue-grass and blistering guitar driven rock into a refreshing new sound. As singer and guitarist for celebrated band TV on the Radio, Malone proved himself both a captivating and delightfully unpredictable …

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Islands Ticket Giveaway, new album Vapours in stores now!

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Nick Diamonds’ polymorphous pop band, Islands, is back with their third studio album, Vapours. The 2006 debut, Return to the Sea, found eccentric and mellifluous pop tunes performed with a cast of characters from Montreal’s thriving music scene (including members of Arcade Fire and Wolf Parade), helmed by Nick Diamonds and Jamie Thompson. Thompson departed amicably from the group shortly after the album was released, and 2007’s Arm’s Way found the band turning in a new direction towards …

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Breaking Benjamin Host Listening Party

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To celebrate the release of Breaking Benjamin’s latest brand new album, Dear Agony, Shallow Bay (the official website of the band) will be hosting a special, radio program at Midnight Eastern time on 9/29. Fans will be able to hear the new album in its entirety and vocalist Ben Burnley will be on hand to discuss his band’s work. Registration on the Shallow Bay forum is required to join in on the listening party.

Those who pre-order Dear Agony from …

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Gallows “Lives Of The Artists” Trailer

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Relentless energy filmed the punk rock band Gallows on Warped Tour for a 3 part film they’ve put together called ‘Lives Of The Artists’. The video features live performances, interviews with the band and behind the scenes footage from one of the year’s most talked about rising stars. Check out the trailer below and prepare for the full length version to be released this October. In the meantime, head over to the bands MySpace for the latest Gallows news and …

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Alice In Chains (new album Black Gives Way To Blue out 9/29)

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The much anticipated Alice In Chains new album Black Gives Way To Blue will be released on Tuesday September 29th. The album is the band’s first new studio album since the passing of their lead singer Layne Staley. Read on about the band’s journey in reuniting and touring with new frontman William DuVall to recording their new album Black Gives Way To Blue.

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Phoenix & Passion Pit played Central Park NY 9/25 & 9/26 Videos

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This weekend you probably went to one of the two sold out Phoenix and Passion Pit shows at Rumsey Playfield (Central Park) in NYC. If you didn’t, it’s alright. Lots of people took some pics and videos. Thanks to cschwa17 for the pics and pressie3 and JOEDONUT for the videos. You can check out a review and the setlist at Trust Me On This.

Day One videos courtesy of pressie3

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Day Two videos courtesy of JOEDONUT

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White Lies played Webster Hall NYC 9/25 (Review/Pics/Videos)

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White Lies played Webster Hall on Friday night and were incredible. The best part about seeing a band like White Lies now is that since they’re so “new”, they’ll play pretty much every song they have. This is especially pleasing if you’re a White Lies fan as their debut album To Lose My Life… is nearly flawless, not one bad track. For about 45 minutes, there was no place better to be as frontman Harry McVeigh and the boys rocked …