No Picture

Lemmy DVD Hits # 1 On Billboard Music Video Chart

February 25, 2011 drainu182 0

SPIN Magazine’s March issue highlighted the new documentary on Motörhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister, “Lemmy: 49% Motherf**ker, 51% Son Of A Bitch,” as a “next big rock doc.” They were right: “Lemmy” hit #1 on the Billboard music video chart today, and both the DVD and Bluray disc landed in the top 10 best selling documentaries on Amazon.com. The NYC theatrical release was also extended into its sixth straight week due to popular demand.

Fans and critics alike are …

No Picture

Maps & Atlases Announce Remix Competition

February 25, 2011 drainu182 0

On the heels of last week’s debut of the video for “Living Decorations” and the announcement of the March 1st release of the exclusive iTunes EP of the same name, today Chicago’s Maps & Atlases announce the Perch Patchwork Remix Competition.

The band has provided the stems of three songs from their debut full-length Perch Patchwork, released last year on Barsuk Records, at www.mapsandatlases.org/remix. Participants are invited to create their own patchwork remix of these epic jams …

No Picture

New Dr. Dre – “I Need A Doctor” (feat. Eminem + Skylar Grey) Video

February 25, 2011 drainu182 0

The new Dr. Dre “I Need A Doctor” video featuring Eminem and Skylar Grey has premiered on MTV and MTV.com.

Directed by acclaimed film director Allen Hughes (Menace II Society, Book of Eli), the seven and a half minute film includes private home video footage from Dr. Dre in a retrospective of his life and career as well as a spectacular car crash that totaled a real Ferrari Modena.

“This is a very unique song, very personal and groundbreaking …

No Picture

2011 Pitchfork Music Festival Set For July 15 – 17 At Chicago’s Union Park

February 25, 2011 drainu182 2

The 2011 Pitchfork Music Festival will take place on Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17! The three-day music festival returns to Chicago’s Union Park to celebrate cutting-edge music from around the world on three stages, giving festival-goers one of the most inviting, reasonably priced, and unexpected weekends of music under the sun.

The Pitchfork Music Festival has brought the likes of Vampire Weekend, Fleet Foxes, Band of Horses, Bon Iver, Animal Collective, Girl Talk, Sleigh Bells, Grizzly Bear, Dirty …

No Picture

White Rabbits Played Paradise Rock Club 2/24 Boston Photos

February 25, 2011 drainu182 0

Brooklyn indie rockers White Rabbits are on a small club tour right now with Caveman and last night it came into Boston. Our photographer Jennifer Murtha was at the Paradise Rock Club to get some cool shots of the band. Check them out and catch them on tour at one of the following shows:

Fri-Feb-25 Williamstown, MA @ The Clark
Sat-Feb-26 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
Sun-Feb-27 Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel

No Picture

The Naked And Famous Win Phillip Hall Award At The NME Awards

February 25, 2011 drainu182 0

2011 has seen The Naked And Famous begin to make waves outside of their native New Zealand with their debut album, Passive Me, Aggressive You. Set to be released in the U.S. on March 15th via Universal Republic Records, the band is rapidly gaining attention on both sides of the Atlantic with the album and their single Young Blood.

Following in the footsteps of The Drums, Glasvegas and The Big Pink, the Phillip Hall Radar Award was …