Entries for March, 2009

Chord (Featuring Pelican Guitarist) Releases Record Via Neurot

Chord – featuring Pelican’s Trevor de Brauw – will release their debut full-length, Flora, on May 12th via Neurot Recordings.  Material from the project can be heard online here.

Dylan Reider Gravis Pro Model Revealed?

Gravis Skateboarding pro Dylan Reider had a great part in Alien Workshop’s video Mind Field and was often seen wearing what looked like to be dress shoes, but it turns out those shoes could quite possibly be an early look at his Gravis pro model (above). The Dylan Low is set to drop March and [...]

Slingshot Dakota Tour, Cover Fugazi’s “Waiting Room”

Indie-pop duo Slingshot Dakota will be heading out on a full-scale U.S. tour starting today. They’ll be playing with bands such as River City Rebels, Bridge And Tunnel and Algernon Cadwallader among others. The pair will be out in support of last year’s self-released full-length, Their Dreams Are Dead, But Ours Is The Golden Ghost!, [...]

AWS Mindfield Skateboards Available At The Berrics

Mind Field could very well be this year’s best skate video, so pick up a deck from your favorite Alien Workshop pro at The Berrics’ online shop, The Canteen. We’ll have to go with Heath Kirchart, but you can also choose from Kirchart, Kalis, Berra, and Taylor and get one for $54.99.

Isis Reveal Tour Dates

Several dates from Isis’ forthcoming U.S. tour have been revealed. The band will be touring in support of their latest full-length, Wavering Radiant, which is due out May 5th via Ipecac Recordings.  5/15 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah 5/16 – Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse 5/17 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad 5/19 – Austin, [...]

Muse Reveal Support Slot On U2 Tour

Muse have revealed plans to tour the U.K., Europe and North America this fall. While dates have yet to be released, the band confirmed that they will be opening for U2 at shows in North America this September including the September 24 show at Giants Stadium in New Jersey. The rest of the dates will [...]

Levi’s Fenom Releases Amethyst Disco Decoration

Levi’s Fenom released new denim – the Amethyst Disco Decoration 207 and 505 styles. We like the wash on the denim and the deconstruction as well, which is thankfully not too much this time around. Also the purple accents are nice, just a little too much Swarovsky for our taste. The rhinestones were applied to [...]

Mars Volta To Release Octahedron in July

The Mars Volta will be releasing their next album, Octahedron, in July. The album was produced by guitarist Omar Rodriguez while promises of being much more accessible than previous works are in store.

Thomas Function To Begin European Tour

Here are the dates for Thomas Function’s European vacation: Mar 27 @ Altstadt – Eindhoven, Netherlands Mar 28 @ The Beat Club – Hamburg, Germany Mar 29 @ Patronaat – Haarlem, Netherlands Mar 30 @ L’Escalier – Liege, Belgium Apr 1 @ Elvaerket – Helsingor, DenmarK Apr 2@ Funhouse – Oslo, Norway Apr 3 @ [...]

Editor’s Note: Anyone Remember The Chargers Street Gang

A manic five-piece punk onslaught from Cleveland, OH, whose music merges the gritty drive of early Midwestern punk icons such as the Dead Boys and The Pagans with the over-the top showmanship of the MC5 and the visionary noise of Pere Ubu, the Chargers Street Gang first formed as the Chargers. Their first record under [...]