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Velocity Records/Rise Records Announce First Signing Abandon All Ships

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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Velocity Records/Rise Records are excited to announce their first signing together: Abandon All Ships. Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, the band spent the majority of 2009 heavily touring North America and unleashing their own unique brand of hardcore, euro and dance music on the masses. Somehow between their time spent on the road and their time spent watching Jersey Shore in true guido fashion, they’ve managed to write a debut full-length album, which is tentatively set to be released at the …

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THE SUMMER SET: Get To Know The Band (Q&A’s with Josh and Jess)

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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Are you a fan of The Summer Set? Would you like to get in the head of the band members to know what exactly they are thinking? Well, now’s your chance! Recently, Josh Montgomery and Jess Bowden sat down and recorded themselves answering some questions that you (the fan) have been asking them. Take a look at the videos below to get to know each of them a little bit better.

Josh Q&A
Jess Q&A

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It’s Alive Release First Single “Pieces” On MySpace

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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It’s Alive!, a four-piece rock band out of Lake Mary, FL, is putting the final touches on their Wind-Up Records debut Human Resources, which features their first single “Pieces.” “Pieces” was produced and mixed by David Bendeth (Breaking Benjamin, Paramore, Cavo) and will be available digitally on March 2nd, with the full album set for release later this Spring. To hear the track now, head over to the band’s newly redesigned MySpace page, and be sure to look for …

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CD Giveaway: Morningwood’s Diamonds & Studs

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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Morningwood has a new single “Best Of Me” out off of their current album Diamonds & Studs. You can download it for free here (right click, save as) and watch the video here. We know that you want the rest of the album for free too and we can help you out. For one lucky reader, we’re giving away Morningwood’s Diamonds & Studs on CD and a poster! Five runners-up will win a poster! Wanna win? Email us

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Cypress Hill Team Up With the LA Leakers to Present Leakers Of The Funk

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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Last Friday the LA Leakers of Power 106 Los Angeles (KPWR) teamed up with iconic west coast rappers Cypress Hill to premiere the audiobiography mix CD, Leakers Of The Funk. To coincide with the release, the Leakers used their blog and released three clips of B-Real and Sen Dog speaking briefly about how some of the material came together. The LA Leakers x Cypress Hill collaboration features a mix of classic songs including “Hand On The Pump” as well as …

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Tom Petty Announces New Album Mojo And North American Tour

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS today announced their 2010 North American tour and the upcoming release of Mojo, their first studio album in eight years, set for release on Reprise Records this spring. The North American tour, produced by Live Nation, will take the band through a mix of top arenas and amphitheaters across the US and Canada beginning May 6th in Raleigh, NC. Tickets go on sale beginning Monday, March 8 at LiveNation.com

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Young And Divine Announce Tour Dates and EP Release

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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Albany based pop/rock trio Young & Divine (RCA Records) will release their self-titled debut EP on March 23rd. Leading up to the release, Young & Divine will hit the road with Secret Secret Dino Club and This Condition playing dates in the southeast. Young & Divine is comprised of singer/songwriter/bass player JP Clark, Jake Mai (guitar / vocals) and Joe Bortscheller (drums). Their first single “Shake That Bubble” impacted radio at the top of the year and continues to grow …

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Keane Announces May 11 Release Date Of New Album Night Train

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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Following the worldwide success of their first three albums, the members of Keane announce today the release date of Night Train to be released on Cherrytree/Interscope Records in the U.S. on May 11. The band who has had three consecutive #1 albums in their native UK and have played sold out shows throughout the US will also soon announce tour dates in North America for this coming Spring.

Night Train features eight powerful new tracks which were written and recorded …

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Metric Announce More Tour Dates and Music For Relief

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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In continued support of Fantasies, Metric announces a short run of headlining dates this March on the west coast (see below for details). This summer, Metric will tour as part of the traveling Lilith Festival, which will make stops nationwide. Other participating acts include Mary J. Blige, Norah Jones, Tegan & Sara, Sheryl Crow, and many more. Lots to look forward to!

03.17.10 – St. Patrick’s Day 2010 @ Tempe Beach Park – Tempe, AZ
03.21.10 – Showbox – Seattle, …