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AWOL, Blondefire, and Mother Mother Spring Tour

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 | 0 comments

AWOL, Blondefire, and Mother Mother Spring Tour

In anticipation of their upcoming Spring tour with Blondefire and Mother Mother, AWOLNATION have released a tour sampler featuring the song “All I Need” as well as tracks from Blondefire and Mother Mother. The sampler can be downloaded for free here: http://redbullrecords.com/springtour2013/. There doesn’t appear to be a Chicago date in the mix, so Punkmetalmamma may have to...

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Smash Mouth “Magic” Review

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 | 0 comments

In case you’d forgotten, Smash Mouth was the band that gave us the annoyingly addictive pop tunes 1997’s ‘Walkin On The Sun’ and 1999’s ‘Allstar’. Both did well hitting the UK singles charts at 19 and 24 respectively. Steve Harwell’s outfit succeeded in pummeling us with cute power pop melody and succinctly left field songs borne out of their Ska punk background. Produced by Mike Krompass who...

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Chili Peppers In Love Dying

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Chili Peppers In Love Dying

“In Love Dying,” the latest installment in the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ singles series, is currently available at the band’s webstore. The eight-minute track is also available through Amazon.com and iTunes. When the Peppers released their latest LP, I’m With You, they noted that they had a bunch of leftover material to be released as singles. “In Love...

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Middle Class Rut–Pick Up Your Head

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 | 0 comments

Middle Class Rut–Pick Up Your Head

Middle Class Rut are putting the finishing touches on their highly anticipated new album, Pick Up Your Head (Bright Antenna Records), mixed by Grammy winning producer Dave Sardy (Johnny Cash, LCD Soundsystem, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds). Set for a May 21st release, Pick Up Your Head is the follow-up to 2010’s No Name No Color, which featured the hit single “New Low,”...

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New Trailer for Paramore Release

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 | 0 comments

New Trailer for Paramore Release

Paramore have posted a clip of the lead single, “Now,” from their comeback album. The track is set to hit iTunes on January 22, while the video for the single will be shot later this month in Los Angeles. In the teaser vid, fans can catch a glimpse of the band making the album, shooting hoops and recording group vocals and strings. SEE IT HERE!...

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