Archive for December, 2008

Local Atlanta Act GIVING Away Their Tunes… check it!

Local Atlanta Act GIVING Away Their Tunes… check it!

[ 0 ] December 8, 2008 |

Local Atlanta rock act Death on Two Wheels is doing some big things lately. Opening for Butch Walker in New York, playing packed shows at some of Atlanta's best venues, getting some radio play… and giving away their new music to you!  Granted, it would be nice to donate some money when you are downloading […]

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Another lawsuit…really?

Another lawsuit…really?

[ 0 ] December 5, 2008 |

Dixie Chick singer Natalie Maines is being sued for defamation by the stepfather of a murdered child. Terry Hobbs' is saying that Maines defamed his character by telling people he was involved in the killings of 3 young boys, including his stepson, in West Memphis, Ark in 1993.  3 men are in prison charged with […]

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WINNERS!

WINNERS!

[ 0 ] December 5, 2008 |

The winners for The Bridges, Ponderosa and The Four Kicks contest have been selected. The lucky winners are Alex Vernon and Jamie O'Hara. Congratulations and keep an eye out for more contests next week!

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Coldplay being sued by rock legend?

Coldplay being sued by rock legend?

[ 0 ] December 5, 2008 |

Rock guitarist Joe Satriani has sued Coldplay, accusing them of plagiarism.  In the suit, filed yesterday in Los Angeles federal court, Satriani claims the Coldplay song "Viva La Vida" incorporates "substantial original portions" of his 2004 instrumental "If I Could Fly" off of his album Is "There Love in Space?" The Coldplay tune is credited […]

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Heathen Chemistry New Years Eve Party is Back~!!

Heathen Chemistry New Years Eve Party is Back~!!

[ 0 ] December 5, 2008 |

 Back for the 5th year, Heathen Chemistry is Atlanta's coolest New Year's Eve party. The original alternative to the typical hotel party! Tickets are only $75.00 each and include full top-shelf open bar from 9pm to 2:30am – DJ's upstairs and down. We'll serve our famous late-night breakfast buffet after midnight. Only 350 tickets are […]

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Grammy Nominations Revealed.. which Atlantans made the cut?

Grammy Nominations Revealed.. which Atlantans made the cut?

[ 0 ] December 4, 2008 |

Last night was the first ever prime time unveiling of the Grammy Awards Nominations. Atlanta rappers are definitely celebrated this year, along with a few country acts, Christian groups and producers and engineers. 4 out of 5 nominees for best rap performance by a duo or group included Atlantans-Outkast, T.I., Ludacris and Young Jeezy. New […]

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Atlanta artist featured in Rolling Stone’s HOT LIST 08

Atlanta artist featured in Rolling Stone’s HOT LIST 08

[ 0 ] December 4, 2008 |

Rolling Stone has named Atlanta soul songstress Janelle Monae as one of the hottest things in 2008, earning the title "Hot Sci-Fi Beyonce".    Her unique blend of musical genre's and futuristic vibe has people saying that she has staked a claim on the future of R&B music.  When asked about this Monae replies "The old […]

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Can you Taste the Chaos?

Can you Taste the Chaos?

[ 0 ] December 3, 2008 |

Rockstar Energy Drink has announced the dates and line up for the 5th Annual Taste of Chaos Tour.  The 2009 tour will include Thursday, Bring Me The Horizon, Four Year Strong, Pierce the Veil, and Cancer Bats. The Tour will be coming through Atlanta on Thursday March 19th at The Tabernacle. Ticket pre sale begins Friday December […]

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Weezer News!

Weezer News!

[ 0 ] December 3, 2008 |

Weezer has just released the second volume of frontman RIvers Cuomo's home recordings ("Alone II: The Home Recordings"), and while they were pulling the material for that album, it made them start thinking about some of the other stuff they cold pull out of the old music vault for the rest of us to enjoy. […]

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EP Review: Michael Tolcher — See You Soon

EP Review: Michael Tolcher — See You Soon

[ 0 ] December 2, 2008 |

Michael TolcherSee You SoonA&M/Octone ** by Al Kaufman Although he was born in Virginia, Michael Tolcher is a local boy. He grew up in Lovejoy, went to Georgia Tech, and even performed at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary (where his father served as chaplain). He's a nice guy with a guitar who you really want to […]

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Bonnaroo Sets Dates for 2009

Bonnaroo Sets Dates for 2009

[ 0 ] December 2, 2008 |

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival announced the dates for the 8th installment of the festival today. Mark your calendars for June 11-14, 2009.  Line up annoucement is expected early next year. The festival will be held in its usual spot in Manchester, TN (about an hour southeast of Nashville) The first round of ticket presales […]

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New Release Tuesday… Things you might want to check out!

New Release Tuesday… Things you might want to check out!

[ 0 ] December 2, 2008 |

So, today is Tuesday, which means new music hits the shelves… or the itunes store.  Whichever way you get your music, here are some of the new releases coming out today. Britney Spears- Circus Will this album be the big "comeback" for Miss Spears?  Today marks her 27th birthday as well as the release of […]

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Just Announced! Elton John and Billy Joel return to Atlanta.

Just Announced! Elton John and Billy Joel return to Atlanta.

[ 0 ] December 1, 2008 |

Elton John and BIlly Joel will return to Atlanta on Saturday March 14, 2009 on their Face 2 Face Tour at Philips Arena.  John and Joel are the most successful and longest running concert pairing in pop history, and we can promise this will be a sell out!  The pair open the show with a […]

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CD Review: Alison Brown Quartet — Evergreen

CD Review: Alison Brown Quartet — Evergreen

[ 0 ] December 1, 2008 |

Alison Brown QuartetEvergreenCompass Records **** by Al Kaufman Every year around this time some of the bigger artists release their Christmas CDs. Then they store them away in January and pull them back out again in November. It creates a guaranteed seller for at least one month out of the year. This year is no […]

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