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Janus To Release New Album “Nox Aeris” On March 27

January 31, 2012 drainu182 0

JANUS – singer David Scotney, guitarist Mike Tyranski, bassist Alan Quitman and drummer Johnny Salazar – experienced great success with their 2009 debut album, Red Right Return, but the band’s new album, NOX AERIS, reveals how far they’ve come.

That musical revelation is the self-produced NOX AERIS, which drops March 27 on REALID Records (through Warner Music Group’s Independent Label Group). The first single, “Stains,” is already getting spins at WIIL (Chicago), KPNT (St. Louis), WBUZ (Nashville), WJJO (Madison), WWBN …

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Ticket Giveaway: Chevelle 2/29 NYC Irving Plaza

January 30, 2012 drainu182 0

We’re only a few weeks away from the launch of Chevelle’s headlining winter tour with Middle Class Rut and Janus. The band will be out on the road in support of their new album Hats Off To The Bull which was released in December and features the hit single “Face To The Floor.” Chevelle didn’t play in New York City last time they were on tour but they’ll be at Irving Plaza on Wednesday February 29th and we want YOU …

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Chevelle Announce Headlining Dates with Middle Class Rut and Janus

January 6, 2012 drainu182 0


CHEVELLE has just announced new headlining tour dates with Middle Class Rut and Janus. The string of shows by the Chicago alternative hard rock trio kicks off on Friday, February 24 in Grand Rapids, MI, and heads east, making a stop at Irving Plaza in New York City on Wednesday, February 29 and crossing the U.S. before wrapping in Oklahoma City, OK on Friday, March 16.

CHEVELLE–PETE LOEFFLER (Guitars, Vocals), SAM LOEFFLER (Drums) and DEAN BERNARDINI (Bass, Vocals)—recently released their …

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AWOLNATION, Middle Class Rut, Twin Atlantic 11/21 Webster Hall NYC Review

November 22, 2011 drainu182 0

By Michel R Dussack

AWOLNATION played to a nearly sold out crowd at Webster Hall in New York City, and proved to everyone there that they’re constantly improving as a live band, even in the short amount of time from their sold out show at Bowery Ballroom this past July. It’s a true testament to the bands incredible amount of talent when I say that I actually enjoyed them more in the nearly three times as large venue, in main …

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AWOLNATION Announce Fall Tour Dates with Middle Class Rut and Twin Atlantic

September 22, 2011 drainu182 0


AWOLNATION has announced the “AWOLNATION Fall Harvest” headlining concert tour in support of their debut album Megalithic Symphony (Red Bull Records), with Middle Class Rut and Twin Atlantic to support. Throughout the tour the band will be working with local community food banks to establish a food drive at each show, benefiting area families in need. Returning to the states after a European tour run, the band recently performed an energetic set at the Austin City Limits Music Festival that …

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TAP Exclusive First Listen: Middle Class Rut Cover Bob Dylan’s “Hurricane”

July 18, 2011 drainu182 2

Tomorrow July 19th, Middle Class Rut are set to release a special a special 10” limited edition vinyl featuring the band’s cover of Bob Dylan’s “Hurricane” plus two B-side tracks: “Dead Set” live from XFM Studios in London and the first ever live, acoustic recording of their smash radio hit “New Low” from BBC’s Maida Vale Studios in London. There will only be 1,000 copies created and they will be made available exclusively online and in person at their shows. …

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Epicenter Festival To Return To Irvine, CA On September 24

June 21, 2011 drainu182 0

EPICENTER–Southern California’s Rock Festival–is set for Saturday, September 24 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA. The day-long rock festival will feature headliners Limp Bizkit in their first Southern California show in over a decade and their first American live performance of 2011.

“Limp Bizkit is back, more dangerous and contagious than ever with our original lineup, NEW album Gold Cobra, and EPICENTER to take your rock and roll fantasy past the extreme,” says Fred Durst of Limp

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Middle Class Rut To Release New Single “Busy Bein’ Born”, Playing Warped Tour and Supporting Linkin Park This Summer

May 9, 2011 drainu182 0

Fast-rising Sacramento-based rock duo Middle Class Rut continues to gain momentum following the release of their widely praised debut album, No Name No Color (Bright Antenna/ Independent Label Group). No Name No Color earned them the title of “2011 Artist to Watch” by MTV, who declared it “an accomplished full-length full of Led Zeppelin-like dirges and socio-politically charged anthems.” In addition, the album’s first single, “New Low,” which reached #5 at Alternative Rock Radio, brought the band to the …

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Middle Class Rut Hits The Road With Filter

October 26, 2010 drainu182 0

Sacramento’s MIDDLE CLASS RUT–SEAN STOCKHAM (vocals, drums) and ZACK LOPEZ (vocals, guitars)—has ventured out on their first U.S. tour in support of their debut album, NO NAME NO COLOR, which was released October 5 on Bright Antenna Records through Warner Music Group’s Independent Label Group. The duo’s trek—as openers for Filter–launched October 24 in Tyler, TX and lasts through November 12 in St. Paul, MN.

The first single, “New Low,” has been added to radio stations across the country including …

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Myspace Introducing…MIDDLE CLASS RUT “New Low” Exclusive Video Premiere

September 3, 2010 drainu182 0

MIDDLE CLASS RUT – Artfully blurring the line between heavy and melodic, the dynamic duo continues to showcase their skill for raw, energized rock and roll that is equally complex and immediate. The pair records every song they write together almost immediately in their rehearsal space, capturing the instantaneous spirit of a track while still in the moment. The majority of the songs have been tested on the road during tours in the U.S. with Social Distortion, Them Crooked Vultures …