Darfur Now Tour and Screenings

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 […]

Stuck Mojo is on the Road!

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 […]

Teitur takes US

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 […]

The Roots come to Atlanta

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 […]

Who Put the Message in the Bottle?

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. […]

AC/DC is in the Studio!

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 […]

We Are the Pipette?

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 […]

SoCo Music Festival Lineup has Changed

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 […]

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

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 […]

Sad Passing

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 […]

Leona Lewis Debuts in the US at #1

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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