Audio: Dean Ween Group- Eagles Of Death Metal Cover

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The Eagles of Death Metal, who previously vowed to aid those killed or injured in the November 13th Paris Terrorist Attacks that took place in part at their show at Le Bataclan have launched said campaign. The band have called upon musicians of all walks from all genres to cover the track ‘I Love You All The Time’ from their recent album Zipper Down (Downtown Recordings). My Morning Jacket covered the song live recently, with a new version by The Dean Ween Group released tonight.  You can hear the track at this link or below: EODM co-leader Josh Homme posted the track with a personal message to fans, also posted below:

Hello talented friend, The senseless and violent terrorist attacks of Nov. 13, 2015 in Paris have left us all unsettled and we dare not give another second of precious time to those who have tried to steal our freedoms and take away our power.

Instead, we are writing to ask for your help to Play It Forward. We are calling upon our friends to donate their time, talent and good will in a show of solidarity to help the victims of these atrocious acts in Paris and those affected by terrorism worldwide.

We are asking for you to cover our song “I Love You All The Time.” For every cover sold, we pledge to donate 100% of the publishing income to The Sweet Stuff Foundation. We ask that you also donate the money generated from sales of the song to the charity.

In the same spirit, we would encourage you to offer one of your songs up to be covered by another artist, and follow suit – donate the publishing monies to charity – The Play it Forward Initiative.

Whether you’re Soul or R&B; Hip Hop or Hippy; Garage, Goth, Country, Punk or Pop; Death Metal or DJ; It matters not. Whether your version is faithful to ours, instrumental, uses only lyrics or fragments thereof or is completely reimagined in every way, it matters not. Your individual musical differences become our collective strength. Simultaneously, we will call upon iTunes, Tidal, Amazon, Spotify & all others who will sell these covers, to join us and donate their portions to a charity as a symbol of unity. So many wonderfully talented artists have offered their love & support or have reached out asking, “How can we help?” Our answer is simple; Unite with us. All of us. The musicians, the bands, the music companies & the fans… because we are music. We are the anthems of great nations. We are the songs of our forefathers. We are the hymns of God. The songs of the broken hearted. The unchained melodies. The songs of puppy love & of love that cannot be broken. We are the music of hope & possibility. We are the call to arms. We are the chorus of victory. We are songs in the key of life.

We are the Champions… of the World.

In the event our song doesn’t float your boat, we encourage you to help unite our business by any means possible. If you’re drawing a blank, donate something of yours or the proceeds from one of your songs, as Duran Duran has so graciously done. But do join us help & heal through music. They attacked us all, please hear the call.

Thank you for your time & love to you all,

Eagles of Death Metal


Hippo Campus Reissuing Bashful Creatures May 5th

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St. Paul, MN indie pop rockers Hippo Campus will reissue their debut EP Bashful Creatures on May 5, 2015 via Grand Jury Records (Twin Peaks, Avid Dancer, Seoul). The EP was produced by Low‘s Alan Sparhawk. Stream the music video for “Souls” here and here.

They have announced a number of tour dates coming up, including their previously announced national tour with The Mowgli’s and Fences.

SXSW 2015 Schedule:

Mar 16: AV Club “(Just Another) Manic Monday” Party – Red7 – 6:15 pm RSVP HERE

Mar 19:
FLOODfest – Cedar Street Courtyard – 1:00 pm RSVP HERE
C3 Presents Party – Lambert’s – 4:20 pm
StarTime International (official SXSW showcase) – Maggie Mae’s – 9:00 pm

Mar 20:
Front Gate Tickets Party – Front Gate Tickets HQ 1711 South Congress Ave- 1:00 pm
First Avenue, Majestic, Metro, and Etix present Midwest Day Party 2015 – Holy Mountain – 4:15 pm

Mar 21:
Rachel Ray’s Feedback Party – Stubb’s – 11:30 am

Tour Schedule:

Mar 12: Aria – Minneapolis, MN (with Delta Spirit)
Mar 25: The Independent – San Francisco, CA (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Mar 27: Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Mar 28: The Crocodile – Seattle, WA (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Mar 29: Media Club – Vancouver, BC (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Mar 31: Kilby Court Gallery – Salt Lake City, UT (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 01: Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO (with Rubblebucket and Vacationer)
Apr 02: The Midland – Kansas City, MO (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 03: Varsity Theater – Minneapolis, MN (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 04: Metro – Chicago, IL (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 06: The Ready Room – St. Louis, MO (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 07: The A&R Music Bar – Columbus, OH (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 08: Deluxe – Indianapolis, IN (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 09: Shelter – Detroit, MI (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 10: The Garrison – Toronto, ON (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 11: La Vitrola – Montreal, QC (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 14: Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 15: Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 16: Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 17: Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 18: U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 21: Mercy Lounge – Nashville, TN (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 23: Florida State University – Tallahassee, FL (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 24: Culture Room – Fort Lauderdale, FL (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 25: The Social – Orlando, FL (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 26: Jack Rabbits – Jacksonville, FL (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Apr 30: House of Blues Cambridge Room – Dallas, TX (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
May 01: The Parish – Austin, TX (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
May 02: Fitzgerald’s Downstairs – Houston, TX (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
May 05: The Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
May 07: The Casbah – San Diego, CA (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
May 08: The Regent Theatre – Los Angeles, CA (with The Mowgli’s and Fences)
Jun 26: Northrop Auditorium/University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN (with My Morning Jacket)
Aug 06: Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO (with Milky Chance and Walk The Moon)
Aug 12: Peabody Opera House – St. Louis, MO (with My Morning Jacket)
Aug 13: Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, MO (with My Morning Jacket)

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