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Brand SPANKIN’ New Depeche Mode ‘Soothe My Soul’

Posted by on Mar 16, 2013 | 0 comments

Brand SPANKIN’ New Depeche Mode ‘Soothe My Soul’

Depeche Mode went with a ballad as the first single off their forthcoming thirteenth studio album, and now they’re showing off a different side of ‘Delta Machine.’ ‘Soothe My Soul,’ the disc’s second single, is decidedly more up-tempo than ‘Heaven,’ with pounding beats, rhythmic pulses and throbbing electronics creating a sinister backdrop for Dave Gahan’s typically foreboding words. It’s...

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Trent Reznor – How To Destroy Angels

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 | 0 comments

Trent Reznor – How To Destroy Angels

Trent Reznor‘s How to Destroy Angels project has released a boatload of information about their upcoming full-length debut, ‘Welcome oblivion,’ which drops via Columbia Records on March 5. There are to be different covers for different configurations of the album. Shown is the vinyl artwork. The tracklistings are below. Notice the sentence-case capitalization — that’s intentional and part of the...

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Stooges – Ready To Die

Posted by on Jan 25, 2013 |

Stooges – Ready To Die

Is Iggy Pop finally ‘Ready to Die?’ That’s the name of the new album from proto-punk legends the Stooges. A release date for the album has yet to be announced, but the band has finished recording, and the titles of two songs have been revealed: ‘I Got a Job But It Don’t Pay S—’ and ‘Gun.’ Let’s hope ‘Ready to Die’ gets a better reception than ’The Weirdness,’ which, despite being the Stooges’...

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Metric-Breathing Underwater

Posted by on Nov 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Metric-Breathing Underwater

Canadian indie rock outfit Metric have spent the better part of the last six months touring the world in support of their latest album, ‘Synthetica,’ and the band’s new video for ’Breathing Underwater,’ the second single off the disc, features footage from their various travels, including their performance this summer in Chicago. Check it out!...

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Dave Grohl Reunites with QOTSA

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 | 0 comments

Dave Grohl Reunites with QOTSA

So THAT’S what he’s gonna be doing while the Foo Fighters take a break.  Dave has returned to Queens of the Stone Age, the alternative band fronted by former Kyuss guitarist Josh Homme that he drummed for in 2002. This is Grohl’s second stint with Queens of the Stone Age. He played on one album, ‘Songs for the Deaf,’ which is their most commercially successful album to date, having...

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