Entries for May, 2009

DTA Teams With DGK For Tees and Skateboards

Rogue Status’ DTA (Don’t Trust Anyone) line and Stevie Williams’ skate company DGK (Dirty Ghetto Kids) bring us a collaborative t-shirt in three colorways along with a deck. Look for these pieces at the RS flagship store.

Dillinger Escape Plan Leave Relapse, Will Not Tour With Faith No More

Conversing with some fans recently via a message board, Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman confirmed that the group is in fact no longer under contract with long-time label Relapse Records. According to Weinman, “We are off Relapse and will be doing things all kinds of ways now that we have 100% control of the business [...]

The Jesus Lizard Continues Reuniting, Tearing Up Festivals

The Jesus Lizard are continuing their reunion with festival performances: Jul 17 Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago, Illinois Jul 24 Capitol Hill Block Party Seattle, Washington Aug 22 Pukkelpop Kiewit, Belgium Sep 11 ATP Monticello, NY Monticello, New York Oct 15 The Henry Fonda Theatre Los Angeles, California Oct 17 The Fillmore San Francisco, California Nov [...]

Eyedea and Abilities Release New Album In July

Longstanding Rhymesayers hip-hop duo Eyedea & Abilities may be a little confused about spelling, but they are certainly at the top of their game when it comes to putting out quality records. So it’s kind of a big deal that, on July 21, the pair will issue their first album since 2004’s E & A. [...]

William Elliott Whitmore Covers Bad Religion For Daytrotter Session

William Elliott Whitmore performed a cover of Bad Religion’s “Don’t Prey On Me” from their 1995 album, Recipe For Hate. The song is part of a set of four acoustic tracks recorded as part of Whitmore’s Daytrotter session. Check out the song as well as the three originals here.

Screaming Females Tour, Do Dates With Dead Weather

New Brunswick’s Screaming Females have landed the opening slot on the July portion of The Dead Weather‘s first national tour. Screaming Females – 2009 Tour Dates Jun 05 Hillstock ROOFTOP KICKOFF PARTY, Brooklyn, New York Jun 12 Public Assembly (Northside Fest), Brooklyn, New York Jun 20 Court Tavern (21+) ~ I-Gods record release New Brunswick, [...]

Alien Workshop Introduce MoonPop Decks

Already a top-tier skate company known for strong woods, Alien Workshop introduces their new “MoonPop” Decks, which feature a custom carbon fiber inlay. This composite material brings incredible strength and stiffness to the deck while still retaining the organic feel and weight of a traditional 7 ply Maple deck. AWS calls this their highest tech [...]

Jay Reatard Sets Date For New Record, Does Some Touring

After so much waiting, and a hefty amount of singles, Memphis garage punk troublemaker Jay Reatard has finally issued the details for his hugely anticipated sophomore record. Titled Watch Me Fall, the record is due on August 18 from Matador. Jay Reatard dates: 06-11 San Diego, CA – Casbah #     06-12 Los Angeles, CA [...]

The Paper Chase Post Video

The Paper Chase’s video for the song “What Should We Do With Your Body (The Lightning)” has been made available here. The song is from the band’s new album, Someday This Could All Be Yours, out today on Kill Rock Stars

David Moore (ex-Split Lip, Chamberlain) To Release Album On Doghouse

David Moore – one time frontman for Split Lip and Chamberlain – has posted his first solo recording online. You can stream the song “Corners” from My Lover, My Stranger here. The album is out in stores June 23rd on Doghouse Records.