Entries for June, 2012

You Indie Feature: King Elk, Me & Mountains and Gas Daddy Go! Records

In a recent issue of Columbus’ The Other Paper, Kevin Elliott (formerly of 84 Nash), told writer Joel Oliphant that Dayton is experiencing a musical renaissance.  Though he didn’t exactly elaborate on where the “renaissance” originated, the catalog of local releases already generated by Dayton’s micro-indie label Gas Daddy Go! and local musicians over the [...]

Phantods call it quits, play final show (with Astro Fang)

Phantods announced on Facebook that they are, “going on hiatus for an undetermined amount of time”: “It is bittersweet to announce that July 21st will be our last show! We will be going on hiatus for an undetermined amount of time, in order to explore other things in life We have had so many amazing [...]

Droids Attack announce U.S. tour (2012)

Madison, Wisconsin power-trio Droids Attack has announced an upcoming summer U.S. tour beginning early next month, taking the band throughout the Midwest, East Coast and southern portions of the country. The band will be hitting the road for two weeks of dates before entering the studio later this summer to begin recording their new full [...]

Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God) accused of manslaughter

Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe has been arrested in Prague, CZE on charges of manslaughter. The accusation apparently stems from a 2010 incident in which a LOG concert-goer died sometime after being involved in an altercation with Blythe. Lamb of God’s PR team has subsequently put out word that Blythe has been “wrong accused” [...]

Gallows debut video for “Last June,” tour (2012)

Gallows have unleashed their latest video, “Last June,” the band’s free download single taken off their new self titled album out on September 10 through the band’s own label Venn Records (in partnership with [PIAS]Recordings). Watch ‘Last June’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFPZPlHWtII The free download of ‘Last June’ is now available from www.gallows.co.uk. October tour – support for [...]

Minus The Bear stream “Lonely Gun” online

Minus The Bear have released a stream of a new song, “Lonely Gun,” from their upcoming album, Infinity Overhead, out August 28 via Dangerbird. You can check it out over at Rolling Stone.

Strung Out tours with Such Gold, Handguns, more (2012)

Strung Out has added more than a month of new dates and lineups to their Twisted In A Suburban Wasteland Tour. As the name suggests, the tour will feature the entirety of the long-running band’s two late 90s albums, Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues and Twisted by Design.  Dates are below: Date Venue City With July [...]

Danny Marianino (North Side Kings) releases book about punching Danzig

Danny Marianino of North Side Kings is preparing a book titled “Don’t Ever Punch a Rockstar – A Collection Of Hate Mail & Other Crazy Rumors.“ The set will not only focus on the impact of his 2004 one punch on Glenn Danzig; but also compile the hate mail and such that followed in its [...]

Hives announce more U.S. dates (2012)

The Hives have announced U.S. dates in support of their new album Lex Hives, which they released via Warner. Date City Venue September 6, 2012 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom September 7, 2012 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo September 8, 2012 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom September 10, 2012 Oakland, CA Fox Theater September 11, 2012 Santa Ana, [...]

Periphery to release new album on Tuesday

Periphery‘s brand new album Periphery II has been made available for streaming online in full via Themusic.com.au. The effort will see a release through Sumerian Records this coming Tuesday, July 3.