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Reggae Rockers Sublime With Rome

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012

There is good music and there is the bad.  How do you know the difference? There couldn’t be a more perfect time for a band to find a new lead vocalist than Sublime...

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Bands

Motion City Soundtrack “GO” New Album Release

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012

Their 5th album “GO” out today 6/12/12 with two singles “True Romance” and “Timelines”   MCS hits another home run in my opinion.  The...

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Songs

New Queens of the Stone Age | I Appear Missing

Posted by on May 9, 2013

New Queens of the Stone Age track | I Appear Missing     Its good to see Josh Homme back on the scene with Queens of the Stone Age.  The new album Like Clockwork will be...

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Gear

Effortless Rockstar Sound

Posted by on Mar 28, 2012

      Boss DS1 Raved to be the greatest pedal ever, the Boss DS1 is a proven pedalboard staple.  If you’re looking for simple, set and forget kind of pedal,...

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Absofacto Synthesocietal

Absofacto Synthesocietal

  Absofacto – Synthesocietal   Check out Absofacto.  This group actually provides their entire album on a basis of donate what you can.  Pretty cool concept.  With such a great lineup of alternative rock tracks, this band is headed in the right...

Jenna Mcdougall Steals Spotlight!

Jenna Mcdougall Steals Spotlight!

Jenna Mcdougal Lead singer for Alternative Punk band Tonight Alive   Jenna Mcdougall is the vocalist and eye candy representing Tonight Alive.  She also has a solo career which, currently is put on hold as her main band is gaining popularity and a huge following.  Jenna has an amazing and soothing voice, its very calming and sweet.  Her voice, coupled...

Effortless Rockstar Sound

Effortless Rockstar Sound

      Boss DS1 Raved to be the greatest pedal ever, the Boss DS1 is a proven pedalboard staple.  If you’re looking for simple, set and forget kind of pedal, the Boss DS1 has what you need. Since the late 70’s this pedal has been in production for almost 35 years!  It obviously has some serious staying power. Simply, the Boss DS1 is a...

Closing Time – Semisonic

Closing Time – Semisonic

  Perfect song when you need people to GO HOME   Closing Time by Semisonic is one of those songs you had to have heard, late at night at a bar, as they are doing last call.  Listening to the song actually makes you want to go home.  It’s got a pretty catchy beat and lyrics too. The opening piano work will get stuck in your head, and you will...

What New Zealand Has Been Hiding

What New Zealand Has Been Hiding

Cairo Knife Fight – Simple, heavy, sophisticated Simple and Intricate.  These words best describe the music of Cairo Knife Fight.  New Zealand’s newest alternative rock band takes the rock scene by storm.  The two men have performed alongside alternative rock’s finest acts such as Foo Fighters, Them Crooked Vultures and Queens of the Stone...

Murders From The Block

Murders From The Block

Murders From The Block – First Album Murders From the Block – An alternative rock band hailing from Italy.  They have recently released their first new single “No Way Out” from their upcoming studio album Spleen, coming soon this March 2012.   The Journey The band was initially formed by lead vocalist Hillie and guitarist Slight who, after...

Unleash Your Sound

Unleash Your Sound

Danelectro Dj14 Fish and Chips 7 Band Equalizer Pedal     No setup is complete without an equalizer.  Have full control over your sound. The Danelectro Fish and Chips EQ is the perfect add on to your effects pedal board.  It features 8 sliders.  7 of which control your frequencies and 1 volume knob for boosting or cutting the input signal.  Did...

Shes Lookin Through Me

Shes Lookin Through Me

Butcher Babies – Female Fronted Rock Band Heidi Shepherd of Female fronted band Butcher Babies Heidi Shepherd It’s hard to tell if I’m at a rock concert or at the playboy mansion.  Butcher Babies unquestionably put on a good show with not just one, but two very cute chicks as vocalists. Heidi Shepherd may look like a typical blonde cheerleader...