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Kings Of Leon Confirm Three New US Shows

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Kings of Leon announced today that they’ll be adding three dates in America leading into their headline slot of this year’s Coachella Festival.

4/8 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
4/9 Memphis, TN FED Ex Forum
4/12 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center

All dates will go on-sale Saturday, February 12th at 10am, local time.

The news comes off the announcement that the band’s tour in Australia and South Africa, which was postponed due to surgery on drummer Nathan Followill’s torn right labrum …

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Prizepack Giveaway: The Naked And Famous 7″ Young Blood Vinyl And Signed Poster!

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The Naked And Famous are one of our picks for breakout band of 2011. We’re really excited about the new album being released in the US. We wanna give you a sneak preview of it by offering up to one lucky reader a 7″ vinyl of the “Young Blood” single (iTunes). It features the B side of “Crazy? Yes. Dumb? No!” and wait, that’s not all! You’ll also win an autographed “Passive Me, Aggressive You” album cover poster. …

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The Boxer Rebellion Offer “No Harm” Download, Playing Letterman Feb 2nd

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London-based rock quartet The Boxer Rebellion is excited to offer opening song “No Harm” from their soon-to-be-released third album titled The Cold Still for download. “No Harm” is a track that highlights the band’s elegant musicianship and frontman Nathan Nicholson’s soaring and captivating vocals throughout. Also included is an exclusive live version of the band’s current single, “Step Out of the Car.” Grab the songs HERE

In addition to the band’s MP3 offering, The Boxer Rebellion will be performing on …

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Deftones Announce Spring Tour

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This spring, DEFTONES will embark on their first official headlining tour since the release of their sixth studio album, DIAMOND EYES, last May. The tour will begin on April 14th in Seattle, WA, and will finish up on June 13th in San Francisco, CA. Confirmed dates are listed below. The Dillinger Escape Plan will support on all dates.

The tour follows on the heels of a very successful 2010, which included numerous highlights: October’s BLACKDIAMONDSKYE trek, in which the …

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Heypenny Releases “Purple Street” From Forthcoming Album A Jillion Kicks, Announce Tour

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When trying to come up with one word that describes the indie-pop rock Nashville trio, Heypenny, the one that keeps coming to mind is PERSISTANT. The bandʼs new full length, A Jillion Kicks, is an album 3 years in the making. It has seen a handful of producers attached and was originally recorded at the legendary House of David studio in Nashville, TN as well as a studio in London… but something was just not right. The essence …

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The Horrors Frontman Faris Badwan Forms New Duo, Cat’s Eyes, With Rachel Zeffira

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Cat’s Eyes are a duo formed by Rachel Zeffira, a Canadian opera soprano and classical multi-instrumentalist based in London, and Faris Badwan, the singer from British psychedelic-rockers The Horrors. In the collision of their two very separate worlds, something magical has come into being. Cat’s Eyes eponymous debut album (May 3rd; Cooperative Music USA/Downtown Records) is a romantic pop masterpiece fit to dine at the same table as mid-’60s productions by Phil Spector, Joe Meek or Shadow …

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Captain, We’re Sinking Offer Free Download, New Tour Dates

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Captain, We’re Sinking are now offering the songs from their split 7″ with Timeshares and their new With Joe Riley 7″ for free download through SoundCloud. The split was released in October through seminal punk label Kiss Of Death Records, while the With Joe Riley 7″ was released this month on up and comer Evil Weevil Records. You can download the tracks here.

The band has also begun writing for their sophomore full length due out later …

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Iyeoka’s “The Yellow Brick Road Song” Featured As The Theme Song To USA’s Fairly Legal

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Rock by Funk Tribe front woman Iyeoka Okoawo released her very first “Evolving Album” entitled SAY YES this past November. Made up of 9 songs and 2 poems SAY YES is evolving in nature, being that when the album is purchased from IYEOKA.com the purchaser will continue to receive pieces of content over the course of the year , on top of the 11 tracks that come in the original SAY YES package.

Daughter of Nigerian born parents Iyeoka was …