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Sugar Red Drive Survive Car Accident

October 30, 2009 drainu182 0
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Early Sunday morning on Oct. 25th, the van carrying members of Sugar Red Drive was involved in a serious accident near Kalamazoo, MI. The vehicle hit a guardrail, spun out, and flipped over. Miraculously, no one was killed. Bass player Dave Alexander suffered the most serious injuries, breaking his arm, dislocating his elbow, and also breaking his thumb. He underwent surgery in a Kalamazoo hospital Sunday afternoon. Incredibly, the other 3 band members and tour manager only suffered bruises and …

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INDIGO GIRLS – LIVE AT THE ROXY New DVD due 11/17

October 30, 2009 drainu182 0
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The forthcoming DVD release Indigo Girls: Live at the Roxy demonstrates why the GRAMMY award-winning folk-rock duo Indigo Girls continue to draw capacity crowds over twenty years into their career. Captured in crystal-clear HD, their July 2007 show at the historic Roxy Theater in Atlanta, Georgia is a true testament to the songwriting and performance prowess of Emily Saliers and Amy Ray, whose successful careers began in 1988 in the small clubs of Atlanta and Athens, Georgia and quickly evolved …

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Bebel Gilberto Tour Dates

October 29, 2009 drainu182 0
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Brazilian vocalist Bebel Gilberto will embark on a tour of North America beginning November 18 in Miami, which includes dates in New York on November 25 and Los Angeles on December 9 (please see reverse for a complete schedule). Her critically acclaimed new recording All In One is available now on Verve. Known worldwide for her ability to connect modern sounds with the heart and soul of Brazilian music, the New York-born Gilberto focuses on the rhythms of her native …

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Motion City Soundtrack Announce Select Dates with Weezer this December

October 29, 2009 drainu182 0
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Motion City Soundtrack are thrilled to announce that they’ll be joining Weezer this December for some select live shows! Kicking off in Chicago December 1st at the Aragon Ballroom, this run will see MCS playing dates in the Midwest and along the East Coast with the like-minded pop rockers. Before heading out on this short trek, Motion City Soundtrack will play to hometown fans and friends at a sold out Triple Rock Social Club show on Halloween Eve aka Mischief …

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U2 Releases Rare Video Footage From The Unforgettable Fire

October 29, 2009 drainu182 0
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With the re-release of U2’s fourth album, The Unforgettable Fire, the group has decided to share rarely seen before seen video footage with their fans. The video showcases frontman Bono speaking on the recording process of the breakthrough album and flashes back to some of the most historical songs ever written.

The special edition release of The Unforgettable Fire marks 25 years since the album’s original release in October 1984. Recorded at Slane Castle, Ireland, The Unforgettable Fire was the …

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The Twilight Saga: New Moon Talent Tour (Death Cab For Cutie & more)

October 29, 2009 drainu182 0
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Sure, the holiday season is coming up fast, but the much-anticipated theatrical release of The Twilight Saga: New Moon on November 20 is coming up even faster. However, many of you Twilight fans won’t even have to wait that long for your fix; beginning November 6, the Twilight Saga: New Moon Talent Tour — featuring appearances by cast members from the film, and performances by artists who appear on the film’s critically-acclaimed soundtrack — will be hitting Hot Topic locations …

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SOULSAVERS release video for “Unbalanced Pieces”

October 29, 2009 drainu182 0
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Soulsavers, the nom de plume of English production duo Rich Machin + Ian Glover, are joining up with perpetual collaborator Mark Lanegan to tour Europe as special guests with the legendary Depeche Mode. This tour is in support of their hauntingly beautiful third album, Broken! Broken was released digitally in the U.S. this past August on Columbia Records; the physical release date is still on the horizon.

In support of the release of Broken, their upcoming tour, and the imminent …

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Shwayze Unveil Let it Beat Track List And Dish on Halloween Horrors

October 29, 2009 drainu182 0
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Shwayze have just unveiled the track list for their upcoming album Let It beat. The album features the hit single “Get U Home” and guest appearances from hip-hop heavyweight’s Snoop Dogg, The Knux and Tabi Bonney. Let It Beat is the second studio album from the Malibu based hip-hop duo and will be available for purchase and download on Novemeber 3.

Shwayze and Cisco also had the chance to sit down with MTV recently and talk about their biggest fears, …

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The Almost Premiere Monster Monster Album on MySpace

October 29, 2009 drainu182 1
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With only a few days to go before the official release of Monster Monster, The Almost has exclusively premiered the album in its entirety on MySpace starting today. Visit, MySpace.com/thealmost, to stream the band’s sophomore release featuring the singles, “Lonely Wheel” and “Hands” before it hits stores on Tuesday, November 3rd. Fans can also hear the new material when they see The Almost live on tour with The Used. Dates and ticket details for their remaining shows can also …

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Nirvana Live At Reading Trailer

October 29, 2009 drainu182 0
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On November 3rd fans of Nirvana will have the chance to relive 1992 with the release of Nirvana Live At Reading. Today fans can watch a newly released trailer for the release which showcases bits of the crystal clear footage from that magical night in 1992. The package, which will be released in multiple formats, will include over 90 minutes of previously unreleased performance footage including classics “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” “All Apologies,” “Lithium,” “Negative Creep”, “Dumb” and more all …