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Concert Review: Of Montreal at The Paradise in Boston, MA

January 31, 2010 by  
Filed under Concert Reviews, Daily Music News

Of Montreal
The Paradise
Boston, MA
January 27, 2010

Rating: ★★★★☆ 


Reviewed by: Sally Feller

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Age Of Evil

January 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Spotlight Bands

The vintage metal sounds of yesteryear are alive and well in the modern metal generation.  Don’t believe it?  All you have to do is check out Age of Evil –  the fast rising quartet out of Scottsdale AZ,  for the supersonic proof.  Keeping it all in the family the band is comprised of two brother tandems-singer/rhythm guitarist Jeremy Goldberg (age 19) and bassist Jacob Goldberg (18),  joined by lead guitarist Jordan Ziff (18) and drummer Garrett Ziff (20).  Friends and blood brothers since childhood the foursome have a natural chemistry that leads to the perfect recipe for metal mayhem. 

And look out metal veterans, Age of Evil is rapidly becoming a metal outfit that can do battle.   This is especially evident by their simply ferocious six-track EP, “Get Dead” which will give music fans a one way ticket to the future of metal.  Ready for the ride?

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with the band prior to their recent performance at Showcase Live in Foxboro, MA supporting Hail! On the 2nd night of a brief Northeast run. 

Interviewed by:  Roger Scales  | January 2010
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Drowning Pool Offer Up Free Download Of New Single

January 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News

Drowning Pool is offering fans a free download of the first single “Feel Like I Do” off of their upcoming self-titled album.  Head over to their website to download yours!

Green River Ordinance Post New Song And Video To Announce Tour Dates

January 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Green River Ordinance are set to hit the road with Sleeperstar next month on a headlining tour.  The two bands teamed up to record a very catchy song announcing the new shows and had a lot of fun recording a video to go along with it.  Check out the dates below and watch the video featuring stop-motion animation, a stuffed hippo, and GRO drummer Denton Hunker in a monkey costume.

Tour Dates:
10 Feb 2010 Jammin Java (Washington DC) Vienna
11 Feb 2010 The Note (Philly) Westchester, Pennsylvania
13 Feb 2010 Harpers Ferry Allston, Massachusetts
15 Feb 2010 NACA – Mainstage Boston, Massachusetts
16 Feb 2010 Mercury Lounge New York, New York
17 Feb 2010 Club Cafe Live Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
18 Feb 2010 Musica Akron, Ohio
19 Feb 2010 Radio Radio Indianapolis, Indiana20 Feb 2010 The Basement Columbus, Ohio

Paramore Headlining Dates Start To Roll In

January 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Paramore have just announced a headlining tour starting April 26 in Knoxville, TN  Relient K and fun will be on the bill as well.

Pre-sale tickets will be available through their fan club on Monday, followed by general on-sale beginning Feb. 5.  Hopefully more dates to follow!

Confirmed Dates:
4/26 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Civic Coliseum
4/28 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
4/30 Atlantic City, NJ Trump Taj Mahal – Mark G Etess Arena
5/3 Columbus, OH The LC Amphitheatre
5/4 Grand Rapids, MI DeltaPlex
5/6 Rockford, IL Rockford MetroCentre
5/7 Moline, IL i Wireless Center
5/8 Council Bluffs, IA WestFair Amphitheatre
5/10 Salt Lake City, UT E Center
5/12 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater
5/15 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Arena
5/16 Las Vegas, NV The Joint

Hey Boston! Come Party With Taking Dawn Sunday Night!

January 29, 2010 by  
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Are you going to see Theory of a Deadman, Halestorm and Taking Dawn at The House of Blues in Boston Sunday night?  Well, the party doesn’t stop after the show.  Come hang out with the guys from Taking Dawn at Conor Larkin’s on Sunday night!  They’ll be looking to throw a few back after the show and want you to join them.

These guys are an up and coming party metal band from Las Vegas, with a brand new cd out (Time To Burn) so don’t let them down kids, show’em what we’ve got!!

Here are the post-show details, spread the good word:

Sunday, January 31st, immediately after the Theory of a Deadman show.
Conor Larkins Grill & Tap
329 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
(617)867-0084
 
Need more convincing?

Check out the video for their single, Time to Burn below:

Concert Review: Hail! & Age of Evil in Foxboro, MA

January 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Concert Reviews, Daily Music News

Hail! & Age of Evil
Showcase Live – Foxboro, MA
January 27, 2010

Rating: ★★★★☆ 


Reviewed by: Roger Scales

 
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Loudvine.com – Check Out This New Online Music Community

January 29, 2010 by  
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As a small independently run site we’re always happy to help promote other cool sites so please check out this new one!  Los Angeles-based Loudvine.com is  a new, online community site focused on connecting music fans to live music events in their city, is now live in 10 cities around the country. The site which works by having a hyper local feel and lets music fans discover hard to find shows in their city, is aggressively growing across the top music cities in the United States.

The site covers the local music scene in Los Angeles, New York City, Brooklyn, Austin, Chicago, San Francisco, Orange County, Portland, Seattle and San Diego. The online music network allows music fans to find bands, events, venues, and other music related content in their own city.
Loudivine.com helps artists to promote their music and events within specific cities while they are on tour. The site is maintained through a community of music fans dedicated to discovering new music and live events in their own cities. The site aims to provide access to the largest local concert and music listings in each city. It is also based on the democratic ideal that every venue, every band and every event listed on Loudvine has the same opportunity of being discovered. The site is generating quite a local following with this approach and helps drive more people to local shows. What started off as a beta for Los Angeles is now covering ten cities with new cities slated to launch in early 2010.
You can also follow Loudvine on Twitter here.

Sherwood Announce Headlining Tour

January 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Sherwood will be hitting the road launching a U.S. headlining tour in support of its most recent effort QU. The tour kicks off February 17 in Los Angeles at the famed Roxy Theater.

Catch Sherwood on tour:

*Feb  21 – March 17: Hot Chelle Rae, Black Gold, Reece support
*March 18 – March 19: Reece supports
*March 20 – March 21: Seabird and Reece support
*March 23 – March 27: Seabird, Neon Trees, Reece support

Wed-Feb-17 Los Angeles, CAThe Roxy
Sun-Feb-21 San Diego, CA SOMA  
Mon-Feb-22 Phoenix, AZ The Clubhouse   
Tue-Feb-23 Amarillo, TX Common  
Wed-Feb-24 Austin, TX The Mohawk  
Thu-Feb-25 Houston, TX  House of Blues Houston   
Fri-Feb-26 Dallas, TX The Prophet Bar **NOTE NEW VENUE NAME  
Sun-Feb-28 Oklahoma City, OK The Conservatory  
Tue-Mar-02 St Louis, MO The Firebird  
Wed-Mar-03 Nashville, TN Exit In  
Thu-Mar-04 Knoxville, TN Square Room  
Fri-Mar-05 Atlanta, GA The Masquarade   
Sat-Mar-06 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits   
Mon-Mar-08 Orlando, FL Backbooth   
Tue-Mar-09 Tampa, FL Crow Bar   
Thu-Mar-11 Greenville, SC The Handlebar   
Sat-Mar-13 Elizabethtown, PA Folklore Coffee and Co.  
Sun-Mar-14 Somerville, MA The Armory   
Mon-Mar-15 Vienna, VA Jammin Java  
Tue-Mar-16 South Hackensack, NJ School of Rock  
Wed-Mar-17 New York, NY Highline Ballroom  
Thu-Mar-18 Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall  
Fri-Mar-19 Pittsburgh, PA Diesel  
Sat-Mar-20 Akron, OH Musica  
Sun-Mar-21 Columbus, OH Skullys  
Tue-Mar-23 Grand Rapids, MI Intersection  
Wed-Mar-24 Chicago, IL Subterranean  
Thu-Mar-25 Milwaukee, WI The Rave  
Fri-Mar-26 La Crosse, WI Warehouse  
Sat-Mar-27 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club

 

Additional dates to be announced soon.

HIM Debut Video For “Like St. Valentine”

January 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News

HIM have presented their fans with an early Valentines Day present in the form of a new video for  “Like St. Valentine”, check it out here. The song comes off the band’s seventh studio album Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice, which will be released on Sire Records February 9th.  The band promise MANY more videos in the next few weeks for many of the 13 tracks from the new album.  As part of that series Ville recently sat down and discussed the meaning behind the song “Love, The Hardest Way.” The interview can be seen here.

HIM will kick off a North American tour March 26th in Philadelphia and finish up in New York on May 7th.

Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice tracklisting is as follows:

01. In Venere Veritas
02. Scared To Death
03. Heartkiller
04. Dying Song
05. Disarm Me (With Your Loneliness)
06. Love, The Hardest Way
07. Katherine Wheel
08. In The Arms Of Rain
09. Ode To Solitude
10. Shatter Me With Hope
11. Acoustic Funeral (For Love In Limbo)
12. Like St. Valentine
13. The Foreboding Sense Of Impending Happiness

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