Entries for March, 2010

Saves The Day Opens For Sunny Day Real Estate in London

Saves The Day will be opening for Sunny Day Real Estate at a show inside London’s HMV Forum on April 22. Visit Ticketmaster to pick up tickets.

Paper + Plastick Records Signs The Dopamines

Paper + Plastick Records has announced the signing of Ohio-based punk outfit The Dopamines.  The band will relase their album, Expect the Worst, in June.

AMC Green-Lights The Walking Dead

AMC has green-lighted The Walking Dead, based on Robert Kirkman‘s comic series.

Concrete Blonde Reunite To Tour For Bloodletting Anniversary

It appears Concrete Blonde is reuniting this summer to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bloodletting by going on tour.  I have an old college roommate that is going to be stoked.  On its website, the band  has posted the cover of Bloodletting and this cryptic message: “Joey’s 20th Birthday / The Vampires Rise / Summer [...]

Cattle Decapitation To Release Rarities In May

Cattle Decapitation are planning a tentative May 11th release date through Metal Blade for their new rarities collection, Medium Rarities. The band previously described the set as featuring “never before heard songs, hard to find/out of print tracks, live material, cover tunes and ultra rare pre-Human Jerky tracks never before heard by fans of the [...]

DVS Collaborates With Buddyhead On Shoes

DVS got the test pair of the Buddyhead shoe in today and they look pretty rad. The shoe will come with some form of free music. Not sure yet where or when these will be available.  Will give you the deets when I get them.

Circle of Dead Children To Release New Record In June

Circle of Dead Children will release Psalm of the Grand Destroyer on June 8th in North America via Willowtip Records/Candlelight Records. You can listen to some audio samples from the effort at this location. The vocals were recorded at Mr. Small’s Recording and Mastering Studio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and will be mastered by Scott Hull [...]

Echo & The Bunnymen To Play Crocodiles and Heaven Up Here Back To Back

Echo & The Bunnymen have announced four U.K. concerts later this year that will see the band performing its first two albums —Crocodiles and Heaven Up Here — back to back each night. The band is set to perform Dec. 4 in Birmingham, Dec. 8 in Glasgow, Dec. 9 in London and Dec. 11 in [...]

Rosetta Reinterprets “Rain Falling On A Factory Roof”

A previously unreleased reinterpretation of Rosetta’s 2003/2004 demo track “Rain Falling On A Factory Roof” has been made available for free download online: http://www.thesilentballet.com/dnn/Home/tabid/36/ctl/Details/mid/367/ItemID/3222/Default.aspx.  Rosetta are planning a May 25th release date through Translation Loss for their new album, A Determinism Of Morality.

Helmet Announces Release Date For Seeing Eye Dog

Helmet have announced a release date and title for their new album. The disc will be called Seeing Eye Dog, and will be released on June 22.  The new record will be their first for Work Song Music, a label co-owned by singer-songwriter Joe Henry. The band have announced a handful of U.S. dates for [...]