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TAP Exclusive Interview: Sully Erna (New Album Avalon Out Now, Win It Signed!)

September 14, 2010 drainu182 1

Sully Erna’s latest masterpiece, Avalon, was released today on Universal Records. The album features an array of eclectic compositions unlike anything he has ever written in the past, an epic body of work that has taken him over 2 years to compose, record and finally release, utilizing the hypnotic sounds of tribal rhythms, melodic pianos and cellos, and haunting vocals. Avalon also features the accompanying vocals of Lisa Guyer, as well as the hand percussion of Niall Gregory from …

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Self-Titled Album From Brendan James Released Today (WIN IT HERE!)

September 7, 2010 drainu182 0

As a follow-up to 2008’s critically acclaimed debut The Day is Brave, singer-songwriter Brendan James has released his self-titled second album today. Recorded in James’ new hometown of Los Angeles (where he relocated permanently after seven years in New York City), the album is as layered in personality as the artist who made it. Brendan and producer Warren Huart (The Fray) added a number of musical textures to the album, but kept the focus on his expressive piano-playing and emotive …

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Jukebox the Ghost New Album Everything Under The Sun Out Today (WIN IT SIGNED!)

September 7, 2010 drainu182 0

Jukebox the Ghost are celebrating the release of their long awaited sophomore album Everything Under The Sun by streaming it in its entirety on Spinner. Check out the stream at the link below and be sure to see the band on tour this fall playing headline shows as well as opening for Guster!

Last week, Jukebox the Ghost premiered their new song “Schizophrenia” on the Late Show with David Letterman. The song …

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American Bang Release Self-titled Debut Album (WIN AN AWESOME PRIZEPACK!)

August 31, 2010 drainu182 0

Nashville rockers, American Bang have now released their self-titled debut album from Reprise Records. Produced by the legendary Bob Rock in Nashville and Hawaii, the album captures all the amazing grace and guts of the band’s deep musical roots and Southern accent, proving American Bang shoots straight at the heart of American rock ‘n roll. You can hear the album in its entirety now on AOL Music. The band has been named this week’s “Discover and Download” artist on …

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10 Years Premiere “Shoot It Out” Music Video and Release Feeding The Wolves

August 31, 2010 drainu182 0

10 Years’ is celebrating the release of their third studio album, Feeding the Wolves, with the debut of the official music video for “Shoot It Out.” The lead single can be found on Feeding the Wolves along with a number of other bold and aggressive tracks. The video premiere of “Shoot It Out” can now be seen on!

Feeding the Wolves, produced by the Grammy nominated Howard Benson, is now available on iTunes and in all retail outlets. The …

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Unsigned Spotlight: Pocket Vinyl

July 10, 2010 drainu182 0

Pocket Vinyl is an aspiring piano-based rock band coming out of western New York. Centered around the unique piano slamming of Eric Stevenson, Pocket Vinyl has had a rotating cast of members over the years. Eric has been playing piano since he was a small child, curiously exploring the instrument from a young age. Starting in 2004, he found Pocket Vinyl and has spent hours upon hours in the studio with friends recording many hours worth of material. His craft …

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The Steve Miller Band Releases a New Album, Bingo

June 15, 2010 drainu182 0

Legendary rock icons The Steve Miller Band have released have released a brand new studio album. A true return to Miller’s roots, BINGO! echoes his early years in the Chicago music scene and features carefully chosen and crafted tracks performed in distinctive Steve Miller Band fashion.

Co-produced by Steve Miller and engineer Andy Johns (Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix), BINGO! is the first of two albums recorded at George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch. The sessions introduced new band member Sonny …

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New Against Me! Album White Crosses Out Today (WIN IT HERE!), Live On SPIN Tonight

June 8, 2010 drainu182 1

Against Me!’s new album White Crosses is out today! You can listen to the album in full over at and and order through iTunes, Amazon MP3 and the band’s web-store now. The band is currently touring in support of the new record and has announced new shows in July. Dates posted below…

Also, tune in at 7:30pm EST to watch Against Me! play LIVE on SPIN.COM!

Oh yeah, and we’re …

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Unsigned Spotlight: Scarlet Grey (New EP Fancy Blood Out Now, WIN IT HERE!)

June 1, 2010 drainu182 0

We’re just starting a new feature over here on The Audio Perv called Unsigned Spotlight where we’ll try to let you know about an up and coming band or artist who’s ready to explode or they just make some really cool music. Today, we focus on Scarlet Grey. Learn about Scarlet Grey below:

Pieced together from the states of California, New York and Washington, pop-rockers Scarlet Grey now collectively hail from Los Angeles. Members Benjamin Grey (lead vocals/guitar), Keith

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The Dirty Heads Release Any Port In A Storm – Special Edition

April 27, 2010 drainu182 0

The Dirty Heads new album Any Port In A Storm – Special Edition is finally here and available in-stores and online. The highly anticipated record features the chart topping single “Lay Me Down” as well as the upbeat fan favorite “Stand Tall.” You can stream the album in its entirety at NOW and check out‘s must read review of the lead single “Lay Me Down”.

Check out The Dirty Heads on tour with Sublime with Rome and …