Puscifer to play Cobb Energy Centre Nov. 8, supporting ‘Money Shot’

Puscifer plays Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Nov. 8 in support of the band’s newest release. Money Shot, the third full-length emission from perennially sardonic Puscifer, is the band’s boldest statement to date — a mix of the snaky and the snarky, a slow grind where blissful harmonies rub up against ill-angled industrial rhythms. “I […]

Horror master John Carpenter releases ‘Lost Themes Remixed’

Eight pivotal contemporary electronic artists were moved to reshape the original songs on Lost Themes Remixed, which was released Oct. 16 in tribute to one the genre’s great pioneers. Several of the remixes were released exclusively as part of the digital deluxe edition of the album, but Lost Themes Remixed marks the first time any […]

Dweezil Zappa sets dad Frank Zappa’s lyrics to music on first original album in 10 years

Dweezil Zappa returns to original songwriting with the Nov. 27 release of Via Zammata’ after having stepped away for a decade to uphold his father’s legacy. He spent the past 10 years focused on introducing a new generation to Frank Zappa’s music, for which he snagged a Grammy in 2009 for Best Rock Instrumental Performance […]

Charlotte Devaney recruits Snoop Dogg on new dance single

DJ and singer Charlotte Devaney recruited music legend Snoop Dogg to release her official video for “Flip It” (The Edit). “I’m all about fun and humour and that’s what was injected into ‘Flip It,’ Devaney says. “It’s a song that will make you smile, dance and not take life to seriously….while whistling like a nutter!” […]

Ricky Martin to play ‘avant-garde’ show in Atlanta Oct. 22

Ricky Martin heads to Philips Arena Oct. 22 in support of his tenth album, A Quien Quiera Escuchar. The multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy awards winner plans to impress his fans with an “avante-garde” show, complete with more than 150 moving lights, five screens, mobile video and stunning choreography. He will change costumes more than […]

CD Review: Ministry – From Beer to Eternity

By Ellen Eldridge   Calling the thirteenth Ministry release schizophrenic implies that Jourgensen’s work isn’t grounded in reality. From the chaotic beats and frenzied samples to the intermittent bursts from Jourgensen himself, From Beer to Eternity sounds off about the world. From the astounded “Holy cow!” introducing “Hail to His Majesty (Peasants)” through “Punch in […]

Interview: Picture Me Broken – Opening for Marilyn Manson @ The Tabernacle July 17th!

By Ellen Eldridge Artistic vision, intricate musicianship, dark, poetic lyrics that explore heavy, controversial topics and a profound message are the very essence of Picture Me Broken. This breath-of-fresh-air band that shatters any “young band” or “female-fronted” stereotypes, because though PMB is mostly comprised of 20-year-olds, this is one of the few bands bringing back […]

5GB Interview with Della Mae, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic June 30th!

By Ellen Eldridge Boston-based Della Mae founder Kimber Ludiker searched for multi-talented, multi-faceted young women with their instruments, blended them together so that their musical and background differences would melt into a deliciously melodic brew, and then threw them into Cash Cabin Studio along with masters Bryan Sutton and Paul Q. Kolderie to bring about […]

5GB Interview: Shannon and the Clams – playing The Earl June 23

What started as an open mic project for a shy, young Shannon Shaw (vocals, bass), to try out some tunes ended with the Clams’ meeting and forming a band, Shannon and the Clams, comprised of Shaw, Cody Blanchard (vocals, guitar) and Ian Amberson (drums, vocals). Haunting yet beautiful growls emanate from the band’s two lead […]

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