In the news today: The Dillinger Escape Plan, R.E.M., Breaking Benjamin, Jasen Rauch, Janelle Monáe, Gordon Lightfoot, Grandaddy, Nikki Sixx. Mötley Crüe, Ghost, Vinyl, Rammstein, Eurovision, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Four Tet, Kieran Hebden, William Tyler, Willie Nelson, Imagine Dragons, The Hives, Gorilla Biscuits, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks
Synesthesia (Warner / InVogue). Review by Christopher Long.
WJRR’s annual Earthday Birthday is a daylong, sweat-soaked, outdoor concert celebration – featuring some of the biggest bands in the biz. Christopher Long found much to love on the smaller stages.
With their latest release, Tri-Polar, Sick Puppies’ luck and perseverance begins to pay off with big-league success. Bassist Emma Anzai gives Ink 19 the dish on craigslist, the glamorous rock and roll lifestyle, and why you should never skimp on vitamins.
Fall Out Boy ditched the large venues for an intimate show in Philadelphia.
So Cold EP (Hollywood). Review by Andrew Ellis.
We Are Not Alone (Hollywood). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Saturate (Hollywood). Review by Stein Haukland.
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