The United Kingdom Will Allow Concerts to Resume This August

According to a published report (see below) The United Kingdom will begin allowing indoor performances with socially distanced audiences next month. British prime minister Boris Johnson said at a press conference on Friday: “From 1 August, we will restart live indoor performances to a live audience subject to the success of pilots, and we will pilot larger gatherings, with a view to a wider reopening in the autumn… From October, we intend to bring back audiences in stadia and to allow conferences and other business events to recommence. These changes have to be made in a covid-secure way subject to pilots.” Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #164: Tankcrimes’ Scotty Heath on DIY Music Culture’s Relation to Branding

Putting down your roots in scene, and going to as many shows as possible as a fan can be invaluable for your music career. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #164 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Tankcrimes’ Scotty Heath on DIY Music Culture’s Relation to Branding. Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), they also offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

Watch Highlights From The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Second Farewell Show

The Dillinger Escape Plan performed the second of their three farewell shows yesterday in New York City, and just like on Wednesday night, they had several surprises in store for the sold out audience at Terminal 5. Continue reading

Pepper Keenan Discusses His Return To Corrosion Of Conformity, “No Cross No Crown”, And More

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It’s been a dozen years since Corrosion Of Conformity recorded new material with Pepper Keenan at the helm, but the long wait for fans is almost over. The legends will be releasing their highly anticipated new album, No Cross No Crown, on January 12th via Nuclear Blast, and I recently got to speak with Pepper about his return to the band, the new record, and so much more. Continue reading

High On Fire To Play Special 20th Anniversary Shows In 2018

High On Fire recently confirmed that they are writing a new album, but that’s not all they have planned for fans next year. 2018 marks the 20th Anniversary of the band, and they plan to celebrate in a big way. Continue reading

The Dillinger Escape Plan Cancels Remainder Of European Tour Dates After Bus Crash

As we told you yesterday, The Dillinger Escape Plan were involved in a serious bus crash this past weekend, but luckily escaped without major injury. Unfortunately, the band’s gear was not as lucky, so they’ve decided to cancel the remainder of their European tour dates. Continue reading