"Close to You" airs Dec. 5 on GPB

Close To You: Remembering The Carpenters airs Dec. 5 on GPB

“Close To You: Remembering The Carpenters” airs on Georgia Public Broadcasting at 9 p.m. Saturday Dec. 5. A look back at the lives and musical arc of the beloved brother and sister songwriting duo, the film stands as a testament to their enduring musical legacy. Featuring rare performances and extensive archival footage, this remastered documentary celebrates […]

Danzig covers Everly Bros, ZZ Top, The Troggs, Elvis on ‘Skeletons’

You know it’s Danzig the moment you hear him. It’s not just that inimitable voice either. It’s the thick airy guitars, bluesy swagger and “come hither” evil that placed him at the forefront of a number of musical revolutions. His work has indelibly impacted the landscape of extreme music, fortifying the crossroads between heavy riffs […]

Hawkwind legend Nik Turner plays Masquerade Atlanta Dec. 2

  Founding member of the pioneering space-rock band Hawkwind Nik Turner is scheduled to play The Masquerade in Atlanta on Dec. 2, with the progressive ensemble Hedersleben. Get tickets from The Masquerade. Nik Turner was a founding member of Hawkwind during what has been considered their most commercially successful and critically acclaimed period for the […]

Brooke Waggoner debuts ‘Widow Maker’ ahead of new album, Sweven, out Jan. 15

Brooke Waggoner is debuting a new track, “Widow Maker,” from her fifth studio album, Sweven, due out Jan. 15.  The classically trained pianist, songwriter and arranger self-produced and recorded her new album in Turquoise Noise studio in her hometown of Nashville. Waggoner handpicked a close group of musicians and family members to work on these […]

Rihanna Philips Arena

Rihanna announces the ‘Anti World Tour’ coming to Philips Arena March 9

Rihanna will head out in late February to play nearly 40 shows on The Anti World Tour, playing Atlanta’s Philips Arena March 9. Travis Scott will be the special guest. Rihanna has become a modern music, entertainment and fashion icon. As an accomplished performer, she sold 54 million albums and 210 million digital tracks worldwide making her the […]

Metal Blade Records: 6 bands in 60 seconds

If you’re looking for something new in the metal genre, Metal Blade Records wants to introduce you to six bands in 60 seconds. CEO Brian Slagel spotlights six developing artists from the label’s roster. With plans to select six new bands once every three months, the goal of the promotion is to help fans discover […]

David Berkeley compliments new release with novella, plays Eddie’s Attic Dec. 5

David Berkeley brings his tour to Eddie’s Attic in Decatur Saturday, Dec. 5 to support his recent release of Cardboard Boat, his sixth album, released alongside his novella, The Free Brontosaurus.” The songs on the album are sung from the perspective of each story’s main character. The releases are a rare compliment to each other, […]

Phish to release ‘The Siket Disc’ on vinyl Dec. 18, pre-order now

Phish will release The Siket Disc as a 1-LP vinyl album on Dec. 18. Originally self-released on CD in June of 1999 and introduced to retail by Elektra in November of 2000, The Siket Disc contains 35 minutes of almost entirely instrumental, live-in-the-studio improvisation recorded by its namesake, engineer John Siket. The music was culled […]

Ross Childress, formerly of Collective Soul, to play Eddie’s Attic Nov. 22

Eddie’s Attic welcomes Ross Childress, formerly of Collective Soul, on Sunday Nov. 22. A few hours ago, Childress spoke with Mike Sammond of “The Game in Atlanta” on 92.9 about his new release, Acoustically Speaking. Ross talks about Collective Soul, his show this Sunday at Eddie’s Attic, jamming with Eddie Van Halen and more. Check it […]

Pussy Riot releases ‘disturbing’ video in support of refugees

Pussy Riot takes to heart the challenges facing Europe and has released a video statement about the current refugee crisis. The music video for “Refugees In” (watch below, lyrics at end of band’s press statement) is dedicated to the refugees and was filmed on Sept. 25, during the Pussy Riot performance at Banksy’s Dismaland with […]

Hard Rock Hotel coming to Atlanta in 2018

  The future home of the Atlanta Falcons will have a hotel next door to welcome guests. The Hard Rock Hotel Atlanta is set to open in spring 2018, next to the upcoming Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Hard Rock Hotel Atlanta will ignite the region with live entertainment and shows, adding to the city’s rich music traditions, […]