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PODCAST: The Subways Revisit ‘The OC’ + Announce Album Release
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PODCAST: The Subways Revisit ‘The OC’ + Announce Album Release

British alt-rockers The Subways recently appeared on a popular podcast recounting their appearance on the FOX television show The OC. Welcome To The OC, Bitches is hosted by Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke. The podcast takes the audience back to the early 2000s when The OC was one of the biggest hits on television. The Subways are part of an exclusive club of musicians who performed on the show. The Bait Shop was a fictional venue that also saw performances from The Killers, Modest Mouse, Death Cab For Cutie, and others. Billy Lunn (vocals, guitar) and Charlotte Cooper (vocals, bass) appeared with Bilson and Clarke to talk about their experience on The OC and what they have coming next. You can watch the full episode here. And you can relive their performance via The Subways ...
The Stone Foxes Drop Standout “Time Is A Killer” Single
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The Stone Foxes Drop Standout “Time Is A Killer” Single

San Francisco-based rock band The Stone Foxes have unveiled a 'killer' new single. "Time Is A Killer" is set to appear on the upcoming release of On The Other Side. The album drops on November 18th and is their first in more than six years. Artwork: Spence Koehler The Stone Foxes consist of the Koehler brothers with Shannon on vocals, drums, and harmonica and Spence on guitar and vocals. On The Other Side is described as a 'cinematic western rock & roll soundtrack to pull you through when the journey gets rough'. Time Is A Killer We're hearing a variety of influences on the new track "Time Is A Killer". While the Black Keys and Jack White influence shines through, they've carved out a vibe that's all their own. When it comes to the meaning behind the track, things get a ...
Toadies Release ‘Damn You All To Hell’ EP
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Toadies Release ‘Damn You All To Hell’ EP

EP Artwork 90s alt-rock icons the Toadies have released a new EP. The release is in conjunction with the launch of their 25th-anniversary Rubberneck tour. Best known for their smash hit "Possum Kingdown", the new EP features several previously unreleased songs including a David Bowie cover song. Damn You All To Hell features three songs recorded during the sessions for their latest studio album The Lower Side of Uptown which was released in 2017. The fourth song ('Forgiven') was recorded back in 2008 during the recording of their No Deliverance album. Toadies On Tour The band faced some challenges in holding the tour in the first place. Toadies drummer Mark Reznicek had this to say about the multiple attempts to head out on the road. "This tour was originally slated to g...
Foo Fighters Announce Greatest Hits Collection
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Foo Fighters Announce Greatest Hits Collection

The Foo Fighters have announced a new greatest hits collection and there's no shortage of material to choose from. In the wake of the tragic passing of long-time drummer Taylor Hawkins, the 19-song album will be available on October 28th on Sony Legacy Records. SONY Legacy Records Nirvana disbanded in 1994 after the death of Kurt Cobain. From there, Dave Grohl fielded offers to play drums with a number of high-profile acts. Instead, he entered Robert Lang Studios in Shoreline, Washington, and recorded what would become the Foo Fighters' debut album. This led to a storied career that included 10 studio albums, sold-out tours, a few documentaries, and even a mockumentary. The band has amassed an impressive 15 Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2...
You Me At Six Drop Energetic New Single “No Future? Yeah Right”
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You Me At Six Drop Energetic New Single “No Future? Yeah Right”

English rockers You Me At Six have dropped a high-octane new single ahead of their run of U.S. tour dates. "No Future? Yeah Right" will be included on the band's eighth studio album which is due in 2023 on Rise Records. Truth Decay Artwork The new album Truth Decay follows 2021's SUCKAPUNCH which hit #1 in the UK. The new single "No Future? Yeah Right" features special guest Rou Reynolds of Enter Shikari on vocals. The song encourages listeners to stand up for themselves and features a soaring powerful chorus that'll drag you in. You Me At Six vocalist Josh Franceschi had this to say about the new material. Sometimes we find ourselves under the spell of others’ insecurities & if you let people hurt you, they will. Nothing is more disappointing than discovering someone’s tru...
Toad The Wet Sprocket Frontman To Release New Solo Album
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Toad The Wet Sprocket Frontman To Release New Solo Album

Toad The Wet Sprocket frontman Glen Philips will release his first solo album in five years this fall. There Is So Much Here will be released on November 4th via Compass Records. In addition to the album announcement, he's released the first single from the project called "Big Changes". Photo Credit: Chris Orwig Phillips got his start as lead singer & songwriter for Toad The Wet Sprocket. They formed in the mid-1980s and rose to fame on the success of singles like "All I Want", "Walk On The Ocean", and "Fall Down". What I didn't realize until doing homework for this article was that their name was inspired by a Monty Python skit according to Rock & Roll True Stories. Like many quirky band names, it wasn't meant to be permanent, but it stuck. And the rest, as they say, is his...
The Foxies Release Infectious Pop Punk Single
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The Foxies Release Infectious Pop Punk Single

Nashville-based trio The Foxies have released an infectious new pop punk single called "I Don't Wanna Want It". The catchy, uptempo track will be featured on their new album Who Are You Now, Who Were You Then? that's due September 23rd. Photo Credit: Libby Danforth The Foxies are Julia Bullock, Jake Ohlbaum, and Rob Bodley. They've released a steady stream of EPs in recent years and have built up a dedicated fanbase. With the release of their debut full-length album, they teamed with a revolving lineup of collaborators in Los Angeles and Nashville. They'd often lay down tracks in their home studios first before bringing it all together. Ohlbaum came up with the melody for "I Don't Wanna Want It" during a drive to a studio session. The release comes on the heels of the previous...
7 September Music Festivals That Should Be On Your Radar
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7 September Music Festivals That Should Be On Your Radar

Just because the summer is winding down doesn't mean festival season is in the rearview mirror. Here's a look at 7 September music festivals to consider. 1. Life Is Beautiful Music Festival Date: September 16-18th Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Founded in 2013, the Life Is Beautiful Music Festival takes place in downtown Las Vegas. According to their website, they've brought more than 570 musical acts, 113 art installations, 124 comics, and 36 philanthropic partners to the area with a goal of celebrating community. Artist highlights: Arctic Monkeys, Calvin Harris, Gorillaz, Lorde, Jack Harlow, Kygo, Cage The Elephant Click here for full lineup info. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHl-UWqvtHg 2. Riot Fest Date: September 16-18 Location: Chicago, Illinoi...
Polyphia Announces New Album, Releases Sophia Black Collab
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Polyphia Announces New Album, Releases Sophia Black Collab

Buzzworthy instrumental band Polyphia has announced a release date for their new album along with a collaboration with Sophia Black. Remember That You Will Die is their fourth studio album and is due out on Rise Records on October 28th. Photo Credit: Paige Margulies The new album features unique guest appearances from artists like $not, Chino Moreno (Deftones), Steve Vai, and others. Polyphia is made up of guitarists Tim Henson & Scott LePage, bassist Clay Gober and drummer Clay Aeschliman. Remember That You Will Die was produced by Henson & LePage with additional producers on select songs. Guests include Rodney Jerkins (Michael Jackson, Destiny's Child) and JUDGE (Migos & Marshmello) along with their longtime Y2K (Doja Cat, Tove Lo) and Johan Lenox (Kanye, FINNEAS)...
Singer/Songwriter Ian Flanigan Releases ‘Strong’ Debut LP
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Singer/Songwriter Ian Flanigan Releases ‘Strong’ Debut LP

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Ian Flanigan has released his highly anticipated debut full-length album. The 11-track Strong is available now on Reviver Music. IanFlaniganMusic.com While many were first introduced to Ian Flanigan's music on NBC's The Voice, he had been touring full time up until that point for more than a decade. His third-place finish on the show led to mentorship and collaboration with country mega-star Blake Shelton on the single "Grow Up". Flanigan assembled an A-list production team to work on Strong. He worked with Todd Lombardo and Craig Alvin (Kacey Musgraves, Will Hoge), Obie O'Brien, Phil Nicolo (Bon Jovi, Sting, Billy Joel), and Ryan Rossebo. A collaboration between Flanigan, Rossebo, and Barrett Baber led to the standout lead single. The uptempo...