Captain Marvel finally came out last weekend to smash success, shattering first week expectations. Set in the 1990s the film features an amazing soundtrack to match the film full of pop culture references like Blockbuster Videos, Gameboys, Troll Dolls and that dope vintage Nine Inch Nails shirt (the band is now selling a collabo item). In addition to the Elastica hit song ‘Connection’ heard in the trailer, the film features memorable 1990s tracks by megastars Nirvana, Garbage, Hole, Beck, R.E.M., Salt N Pepper featuring En Vogue, TLC, and No Doubt. The film also features other artists like Heart, Lita Ford, The Hunting Party, The Marvelettes in addition to The Captain Marvel Official Soundtrack Album score by Pinar Toprak. No word yet if the popular songs will be released as a soundtrack yet. The next film in the MCU series from Disney/Marvel Studios is Avengers: Endgame next month.
On the back of the international hit covers of Toto songs ‘Africa’ and ‘Rosanna’, Weezer has released a full covers album of 1980s megahits, pop rock earworms, 1990s RnB track, and one classic metal song! They announced the release on social media. In addition to ‘Africa’, some of the more memorable tracks include A-Ha’s ‘Take On Me,’ Tears for Fears’ ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World,’ The Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)’, Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’, Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ and TLC’s No Scrubs’. Weezer has always had a love of covers and frequently closes their shows with Iron Maiden covers. Buy and stream The Teal Album below. The band will release their brand new album, The Black Album this March, followed by more tour dates with the Pixies. Continue reading
Modern rockers Kicking Harold has booked an upcoming show:
Mar 25: Los Globos – Los Angeles, CA
They are streaming the music video for their first single “Kill You”, off their fifth album Red Light District, out now via Ultradose Music, below. The video features an appearance by adult film star Mary Carey.
Fans of auto makeover reality show “Overhaulin’” (originally on TLC, recently revamped on Velocity/Discovery) will recognize the song “Gasoline” from 2002’s Space Age Breakdown album as the show’s main theme music, making it an unexpected sleeper hit by generating millions of YouTube views and spiked sales of the single.
Red Light District offers the perfect balance of classic and contemporary. Kelly’s love for the dancier elements of new groups like Young the Giant and Shiny Toy Guns, as well as his taste for the big grungy riffs of ‘90s rockers Stone Temple Pilots and Alice In Chains is heard throughout.