Archive for April, 2008

Switchfoot and Third Day headline “Music Builds Tour”

Switchfoot and Third Day headline “Music Builds Tour”

[ 0 ] April 22, 2008 |

Alt-rock band Switchfoot and Christian rock group Third Day have announced they will be headlining the "Music Builds Tour", which is on the road later this year to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Also joining the tour will be Christian group Jars of Clay and Robert Randolph & The Family Band. The Music Builds Tour will […]

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Darfur Now Tour and Screenings

Darfur Now Tour and Screenings

[ 0 ] April 22, 2008 |

Darfur Now, a documentary about ongoing genocide in Darfur, is nearing DVD release. As the date approaches, special screenings of Darfur Now and concerts to raise awareness are popping up at college campuses across the country. Atlanta will be one of the stops on the tour. Artists performing are: JANELLE MONAE ANTHONY DAVID NOVEL DJ […]

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Stuck Mojo is on the Road!

Stuck Mojo is on the Road!

[ 0 ] April 21, 2008 |

With a new lead singer, Lord Nelson, Georgia-based rap/metal band STUCK MOJO has announced a US tour. STUCK MOJO, having been signed to Napalm Records late last year, recently re-released their latest album, "Southern Born Killers". Commented STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward: "We feel good about Napalm; they understand that their groups need to take […]

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Teitur takes US

Teitur takes US

[ 0 ] April 21, 2008 |

Yesterday he finished a wildly successful tour with KT Tunstall and tomorrow Teitur will kick off his US tour in Atlanta at Vinyl. Teitur has been selling out shows across the globe, since he first took the music scene by storm with 2003′s Poetry & Aeroplanes. Check out his video for Louis, Louis, and grab […]

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Mutlu opening for Joe Jackson

Mutlu opening for Joe Jackson

[ 0 ] April 21, 2008 |

Philadelphia soul musician Mutlu will open Joe Jackson’s April 26 show at Variety Playhouse. Mutlu is touring in promotion of his new self titled album, Mutlu. Tickets are still available.

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The Roots come to Atlanta

The Roots come to Atlanta

[ 0 ] April 21, 2008 |

The Roots have announced the lineup for their upcoming tour! They will be coming to the Fox Theater in Atlanta on May 23rd, with Erykah Badu. You can find tickets here. The rest of the tour dates are listed below: April11 – Killington, Vt. @ Pickle Barrel Night Club12 – Boston, Mass. @ Northeastern University16 […]

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Who Put the Message in the Bottle?

Who Put the Message in the Bottle?

[ 0 ] April 18, 2008 |

According to a police report filed by Roy Smith, Sting heard him singing at Molly’s Garden Restaurant back in 1977 or 78 (believe it or not, Smith can’t quite remember), thought he was good, and asked him to hang out. They stopped at a 7-Eleven for beer(?) and hung out for hours in Sting‘s basement. […]

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AC/DC is in the Studio!

AC/DC is in the Studio!

[ 0 ] April 18, 2008 |

According to AC/DC’s official site, AC/DC fans can expect the band’s next album of new material sometime later this year. The band are currently recording in Vancouver with producer Brendan O’Brien and long time audio engineer Mike Fraser. This will be the band’s first collection of new material since the release of Stiff Upper Lip […]

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We Are the Pipette?

We Are the Pipette?

[ 0 ] April 18, 2008 |

The Pipette’s have just released this statement on their Myspace page: The Pipettes have two new members, Ani and Anna. We are demoing up 20-25 new songs, with an eye to recording a second album in the Summer. We want to tell you all about them, but we’re very much head-down working on new material […]

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SoCo Music Festival Lineup has Changed

SoCo Music Festival Lineup has Changed

[ 0 ] April 18, 2008 |

The Southern Comfort Music Festival in Atlanta had originally announced Queens of the Stone Age would be the headlining band for the May 17th festival, but a new lineup has now been released. Lineup:Against Me!Bang CamaroGhostland ObservatoryRyan ShawSupersuckers The festival will be held at Centennial Park and is a FREE event. All attendees must be […]

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Do You Want to be the New Lead Singer for Velvet Revolver?

Do You Want to be the New Lead Singer for Velvet Revolver?

[ 0 ] April 18, 2008 |

Slash has revealed to Billboard.com that the remaining members of Velvet Revolver are creating a web site to find a new lead singer. "The band is actually talking about actually building a Web site [and] doing some auditions via that, so that’s been something that’s developing at this point," Slash explains, noting that it should […]

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Green Day announces SECRET album release

Green Day announces SECRET album release

[ 0 ] April 17, 2008 |

Green Day have finally confirmed that the garage-rock band called Foxboro Hot Tubs is acutally a pseudonym name for Green Day. Along with this announcement came the news that the Foxboro Hot Tubs will be releasing a full-length album, Stop Drop and Roll, and this will be out “any day.” Of course, this is not […]

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Sad Passing

Sad Passing

[ 0 ] April 17, 2008 |

Local Atlanta musician Sean Costello passed away Tuesday night just one day before his 29th birthday. Costello was an extremely talented and innovative blues artist, who had recently released We Can Get Together to much acclaim on the Delta Groove label in February. In his short career, Costello had the honor of sharing the stage […]

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Weezer’s New Single- Hear It NOW!

Weezer’s New Single- Hear It NOW!

[ 1 ] April 17, 2008 |

Weezer have premiered the first single from their upcoming self-titled album (now due June 24th). “Pork and Beans” is streaming on the band’s official site. You can find the rest of Weezer’s music on

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Leona Lewis Debuts in the US at #1

Leona Lewis Debuts in the US at #1

[ 0 ] April 17, 2008 |

British sensation Leona Lewis has continued her record-breaking success as she conquers the U.S., with her album SPIRIT entering the Billboard album chart at #1 today according to SoundScan. This is the first time in music history that a British female artist debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, and it’s the first time […]

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