Ozzy Osbourne, Ghost, Megadeth, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Muse, Turnstile, Beck, Bjork, Idles, Wet Leg, and More are Nominated for Rock and Metal in the 65th Grammy Awards


 

It’s Grammy Awards season again, and while we don’t pay full attention to popularity awards, it’s always good when a few bands with a little mainstream appeal breakthrough. Major nominations for categories involving hard and heavy music includes Ozzy Osbourne, Idles and Turnstile for Best Rock Performance, Ghost, Megadeth, Muse, Turnstile, and Ozzy + Tony Iommi for Best Metal Performance, the Chili Peppers up against Turnstile and Ozzy’s production team for Best Rock Song, and Idles and Ozzy up against The Black Keys, Beck, Wet Leg, and Spoon for Best Rock Album. Other nominees in categories include Underoath and Danny Elfman. The full lists of these categories can be seen below, or the entire 2023 list can be viewed at the Grammy site

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EP REVIEW ROUND-UP: ft. Black Veil Brides – Oversize – Sugar Horse – Bayside


 

Black Veil Brides – The Mourning (Sumerian)

There’s an underlying belief that interim releases are merely disappointing cash-ins comprised mostly of filler and cast-off material. A strong title track usually followed by cover versions, demo versions, live cuts or songs simply not worthy to make it onto a full length record. A theory to which Hollywood based five piece Black Veil Brides clearly do not subscribe.

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Lollapalooza Reveals Daily Lineup ft. Metallica, Green Day, Dua Lipa, and J. Cole


Lollapalooza has announced its daily lineups for the 2022 festival in Chicago this July! Headliners include Metallica, Dua Lipa, J. Cole, Green Day, Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Baby, Kygo, along with Jane’s Addiction, Glass Animals, Billy Strings, Big Sean, The Kid Laroi, Jazmine Sullivan, Don Toliver, Charli XCX, Idles, Turnstile, Kaskade, Rezz, and many more. More than 170 bands, nine stages, and four full days of music, July 28-31 in Chicago’s crown jewel, Grant Park. 4-Day Tickets are onsale now at the link below. Continue reading


Metallica, Green Day, Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly, Dua Lipa, J. Cole, Jane’s Addiction, Turnstile, Idles, Glass Animals, Lil Baby, Kygo to Headline Lollapalooza 2022


Lollapalooza has announced its return for 2022 in Chicago this July, after last years comeback from the pandemic was in many ways the first American festival to mark a return to major events for concertgoers. Headliners include Metallica, Dua Lipa, J. Cole, Green Day, Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Baby, Kygo, along with Jane’s Addiction, Glass Animals, Billy Strings, Big Sean, The Kid Laroi, Jazmine Sullivan, Don Toliver, Charli XCX, Idles, Turnstile, Kaskade, Rezz, and many more. More than 170 bands, nine stages, and four full days of music, July 28-31 in Chicago’s crown jewel, Grant Park. 4-Day Tickets are onsale now at the link below. Continue reading


Mastodon Shares New Song “Forged By Neron” – from The Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack


Mastodon has sharted a brand new song, “Forged By Neron” out today as part of the continued roll-out of The Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack to their animated motion-comics series and popular DC Comics series. Executive Produced By Tyler Bates (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Watchmen,” “John Wick”) and out digitally 18th June with a physical version arriving 16th July Via Loma Vista Recordings. Pre-orders are live now at the link below. The soundtrack is a first of its kind, with new original Songs By Mastodon, Manchester Orchestra, Denzel Curry, Soccer Mommy, Health, Carach Angren, GUNSHIP, Idles, Chelsea Wolfe and more. Check out the artwork and the Mastodon song right now!

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Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes Share New Single and Video – “My Town (feat. Joe Talbot of Idles)”


Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes dropped their new single, “My Town,” and its accompanying video, both featuring Joe Talbot of Idles. The song, which marks the first new music from the British outfit since 2019’s End of Suffering, debuted earlier today via BBC Radio 1, with Annie Mac. Watch it now:

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Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes to Drop New Single – “My Town (feat. Joe Talbot of Idles)”


Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes will unveil a new single tomorrow, “My Town (feat. Joe Talbot of Idles)” in time to celebrate Frank’s birthday! Tune in at 5:20 BST to BBC1 to hear the track on Annie Mac’s show or at the link below. The band is also participating in a video livestream where they will play the track live for fans for the first time ever. The band has been said to be spending the lockdown year writing and recording a new album, WHICH HOPEFULLY WE WILL HEAR NEWS ABOUT SOON.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Idles – Ultra Mono – Partisan Records


Idles have come on in leaps and bounds since their last album Joy As An Act of Resistance (Partisan Records). It’s not even been 5 years since they were playing 100 capacity venues, yet here they are today having sold out giant venues like Alexandra Palace in under a day. With two giant albums under their belt, the big question was how the Bristol band were going to not only top it, but maintain the astronomical growth they’ve been on for the past 3 years.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: September 25th New Music Releases


Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

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Coachella 2020 Confirms Rage Against The Machine, Thom Yorke, Run The Jewels, Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, Lana Del Rey and More


Coachella Festival has announced its full lineup for their two weekends of festivals this spring. The mostly Rap and Pop music lineup had already confirmed headliner Rage Against the Machine for April 10th and 17th. Other artists performing April 10-12 and 17-19 includes headliners, and so are Frank Ocean and Travis Scott, and Thom Yorke, Lana Del Rey, Lil Uzi Vert, FKA twigs, DaBaby, Run the Jewels, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X, City Girls, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Idles, Charli XCX, 21 Savage, Disclosure, Big Sean, Carly Rae Jepsen, Yaeji, Snail Mail, Swae Lee, Noname, Caribou (and Daphni), DJ Koze, Calvin Harris, Denzel Curry, Danny Elfman, Cuco, 100 gecs, and Fatboy Slim are among the artists on this year’s lineup. Duck Sauce—the A-Trak and Armand van Helden project—is on the lineup after being inactive since 2014. Japanese digital pop star Hatsune Miku will also perform. Danny Elfman will also perform a set as well. The reunited My Chemical Romance was heavily rumored to appear at the festival, but they’re not on the lineup. Tickets for weekend 1 are already sold out. The pre-sale for weekend two begins on 1/6 and is also expected to sell out.

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