Entries for September, 2010

Deathwish does “Wacky Package” board series

Themed around the ‘Wacky Packages’ series of playing cards from Topps, this release of skate decks from Deathwish are both funny and fun.  Look for them at your local skate retailer.

Alexisonfire releases stream of “Waterwings (And Other Poolside Fashion Faux Pas)”

The ‘live off the floor’ studio rendition of Alexisonfire’s track “Waterwings (And Other Poolside Fashion Faux Pas)” can currently be streamed online here. The version of the song comes from the groups newly available “iTunes Originals release.

Kanye cancels Good Friday over leak

Someone leaked Kanye West‘s “Lost in the World” single yesterday (September 29) and Ye is pissed.  The unfinished recording features Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon.  Because of the breach, Ye told fans of his Twitter account that he won’t be posting a new track this Friday in response to the premature leak. “Due to blogs leaking [...]

Rewards (Chairlift dude) tours with Brandon Flowers, We Are Scientists (2010)

Rewards, aka Aaron Pfenning (co-founder of Chairlift) will embark on a fall tour spanning Europe and the US with Brandon Flowers (The Killers) and We Are Scientists.  As Rewards, Aaron plays all of the instruments, producing and engineering all of the recordings himself.  The tour kicks off in Amsterdam with Brandon Flowers, and concludes in [...]

Building (ex-No Trigger, Garrison) post demos, tour dates (2010)

Building, which features former members of No Trigger and Garrison have posted their first demos and their first few tour dates. Check out both on their MySpace page.

The Joy Formidable do video for “I Don’t Want To See You Like This,” tour (2010)

Welsh rock trio The Joy Formidable have announced the premier of their new video “I Don’t Want To See You Like This,” available today on the band’s website www.thejoyformidable.com or here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39afZwY6xI8&feature=player_embedded. Fans will be able to pre-order a 7″ picture disc from the band’s site starting today, and both the digital version of the [...]

Shilpa Ray release 7″, readies album, does CMJ (2010)

Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers are releasing 7″ single “Venus Shaver” in mid-October 2010. The single and b-side “Natural Selection” serve as a precursor to their forthcoming full-length Teenage and Torture, set for release January 18th, 2011 on Knitting Factory Records. As a preview of the new material they are making “Venus Shaver” available [...]

VBS.tv does documentary on Groezrock Festival

VBS.tv has posted a documentary covering the 2010 Groezrock Festival. The documentary was shot by Vice UK’s James Knight and answers some of the following questions: Why Agnostic Front’s Vinnie Stigma likes wearing wooden clogs around his New York apartment. What Pamela Anderson has to do with why Sum 41′s Derrick Whibly is bummed at [...]

Crocodiles take on Joe Arpaio over immigration laws

San Diego’s Crocodiles  wrote a song called “Kill Joe Arpaio” in protest of Arizona’s immigration laws. The song takes its title from Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the controversial Arizona law enforcer who has taken a strong anti-immigration stance. “Kill Joe Arpaio” is the lead track from Crocodiles’ recent free EP, Fires of Comparison. It’s an instrumental [...]

Attention Dayton: Reuben Briggs drops All Hail Dayton gear on Gem City

Our dude Reuben Briggs will be selling limited quantities of these tees and tanks ($10), crewneck sweats ($20). and 1 biker vest ($25) at the No You Shut Up art show Friday night from 6-11pm at the Cannery Corner Gallery.