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Foster The People Announce Full-Length Album Torches (May 24th), Playing SXSW, Coachella, Sasquatch

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In early 2010 Mark Foster, Cubbie Fink and Mark Pontius released “Pumped Up Kicks” under the guise of Foster The People. The band put the unknowingly, transmittable song on the internet and emailed it to a few friends. A year later, over 1.4 million streams and a song that every DJ from California to Australia can’t stop playing, the band announce the release of their full-length debut Torches on Columbia Records/StarTime Intl. May 24th 2011. The band will kick …

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B.O.M.B. Fest Announces 3rd Annual Festival For May 28-29

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The 3rd Annual Bring Our Music Back Festival (B.O.M.B. Fest) is back and bigger than ever! Bring Our Music Back, Inc. along with Frank Bombaci, Sr. and Frank Bombaci, Jr. are proud to announce the diverse group of artists that has been assembled for 2011. Watch the lineup announcement HERE. For the first time, this year’s festival, taking place over Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-29), will be at the Festival Grounds of B.O.M.B. Fest’s new site partner, Western Connecticut …

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New Wavves “King Of The Beach” Video

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Wavves just wrapped up a huge tour with Best Coast and tomorrow heads to Japan and Australia. Today the band unveiled the second official music video from King of the Beach and it happens to be the title track — directed by Focus Creeps. Check out the video below and catch the band live at Bonnaroo in June.

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Tonight: The So So Glos Play Studio At Webster Hall (FREE SHOW!)

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Tonight, The Rumble New York returns to the Studio At Webster Hall with three great bands for FREE! If you don’t go tonight, you’ll be making a big mistake because you will have to pay to see each of these bands next time and they may not be on as solid of a lineup as tonight. Tonight’s Rumble show features The So So Glos, Lady Lamb The Beekeeper and Bow Ribbons. You can get MP3s from each of …

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Def Leppard Announce US Summer Tour w/ Special Guests Heart

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Def Leppard, Great Britain’s premiere arena rock band, have announced that they will make their triumphant return to the US with a summer tour kicking off on June 15 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Joining Def Leppard for this highly anticipated tour are Seattle rock legends Heart. Leppard’s influential career includes numerous hit singles and ground-breaking multi-platinum albums — including two of the best-selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria. The anthemic rock megastars have earned …

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Manchester Orchestra Shares First Single “Simple Math”, Album Art and Virtual Puzzle

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If you’ve been to www.TheManchesterOrchestra.com over the past couple of days, you’ve noticed that the band has been releasing snippets of their new single, “Simple Math,” via a drag and drop virtual puzzle. It has been receiving fantastic feedback and we highly recommend checking it out.

Today, February 28th, the final piece of the puzzle will be revealed, unlocking an embeddable stream of the song. But don’t worry, if you prefer downloads, the band is also offering an instant download …

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The Strokes To Headline Sweetlife Festival

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sweetgreen (www.sweetgreen.com), known for its network of sustainable eateries throughout the northeast, is bringing the Sweetlife back to the Capital region this summer, and announced today that The Strokes will headline the annual Sweetlife Festival. The festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 30th at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD. Head over to www.Sweetlifefestival.com now to sign up to receive pre-sale notification and additional band announcements in the days to come.

The Strokes’ headlining announcement supports the …

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3 Inches Of Blood 2/18 Glasshouse Pomona Review

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Written by Farhaad Esfandiary of LAHaadcore.com, Photos by Internal Arts Photography

Four months went by since we last attended a show. Much too long of a wait if you ask me, but between November and early February there was nothing worth going to. Then we remembered 3 Inches of Blood and Holy Grail were touring together with “some” folk metal band named Eluveitie. Shame on me, right? Right. Good thing for us we didn’t crash on the way …