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ALBUM REVIEW: The Orphan, The Poet – ‘Terrible Things’

The Orphan, The Poet is an independent alternative rock band from Dayton, Ohio that will take all of your favorite bands and put them together to create their unique sound. Their sound is branded as “take it or leave it alt-rock” and you can’t really find a better way to explain it. Terrible Things, released on June 3rd, is that EP that not only feels like but is a great new beginning for this band. Please follow and like us:

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STREAM: Darla And The Blonde “In Admiration of the Female Spy”

Darla And The Blonde are gearing up to release their debut EP Eugenia on Friday, May 20. In anticipation of the EP, the band released two tracks, “In Admiration of the Female Spy” and “Hexenhammer.” “In Admiration of the Female Spy” is a melodic track that plays on the intricacies of female empowerment while “Hexenhammer” takes on a more gothic approach to songwriting as the protagonist in the story dabbles in the dark arts. The five-piece band have their own distinct brand of indie-rock, that is a mixture of alternative goth, pop…

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Photos: Cheerleader, Washington D.C.

Up can coming Cheerleader opened up the 9:30 club last night for The Wombats. If you havn’t heard them yet, go check them out. Cheerleaders debute album is coming out May, 19th.You can pick up the new album or tickets to their live show here. Photos By: Owen Paterline   Please follow and like us:

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STREAM: Kevin Devine “Talking Freddie Gray Blues”

In response to the tragic events that happened earlier this week in Baltimore, Maryland, Kevin Devine used his music to try and get his message across. Devine released a song titled “Talking Freddie Gray Blues,” in honor of, you guessed it, Freddie Gray. You can stream the song and read the lyrics below the jump. The power and emotion in this song hit me hard me and I was reminded of how powerful music can be in times of social unrest. Less than a minute into the song, I had goosebumps all…

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WATCH: Of Allies “ONE19” Music Video

If you’re in the mood for a pure rock song, then you’re in luck. Let me introduce you to Of Allies, an anthemic alternative rock band from the UK! They have just released a music video for the first single from their upcoming EP Fragments called “ONE19.” Check out the heisty video after the jump and leave us a comment letting us know what you think! Fragments is set for release on May 11th, so be on the lookout for that! To hear more from Of Allies, you can purchase a CD here….

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STREAM: Whatever Nevermind, Nirvana Tribute Album

Nirvana has a soft spot in my heart. I’m not a huge fan of their extremely distorted grungy sound, but MTV Unplugged in New York strips all that away, and it’s one of my favorite albums of all time. But this article isn’t about that. Nirvana fans will be in for a treat, because in honor of Record Store Day, a group of bands has compiled an awesome tribute album called Whatever Nevermind via Robotic Empire. You can purchase the album in stores today or stream it online. Whatever Nevermind…

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WATCH: Ratatat Perform New Track “Cream on Chrome” Live at Coachella

Hours before their performance at Coachella yesterday, indie-alternative rock duo Ratatat posted a video on Youtube sharing a new song titled “Cream on Chrome.” The track is the first new material released by the group since their 2010 release LP4. Later that day Ratatat performed the song live at the festival in Indio, California. Check out the performance and track below, and tell us what you think! For more Ratatat you can purchase a CD here and buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Live Stream of Coachella 2015

Whether you live out of state, didn’t get tickets in time, didn’t have money to get tickets, or genuinely don’t want to go to Coachella (that’s me), you can live stream the music festival from the comfort of your personal computer. The streaming of the festival, via T-Mobile and Youtube, started yesterday and will continue through this Sunday. Streaming starts at 3:30 each day. You can check out the live stream on youtube here or via the streaming site here. (Warning, the streaming site doesn’t seem to be working for…

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WATCH: OK Go’s Awesome Commercial for a Chinese Furniture Store

OK Go are legends when it comes to making music videos. The Chicago-based band went viral in 2006 when they posted their famous treadmill-choreographed video to their song “Here It Goes Again”, which won a Grammy award for “Best Short Form Music Video” in 2007. Last June OK Go released the music video for their first single off their latest album Hungry Ghosts titled “The Writing’s On The Wall.” This video didn’t cease to amaze fans and fellow viewers as the band performed the song in a single take while…

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WATCH: First Blink-182 Concert Without DeLonge

Okay. So I think this whole Tom DeLonge v. Blink-182 drama is settled, seeing that Wednesday night the band played their first gig without DeLonge. Filling in his place is Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio, and frankly I have no opinion on the matter. For those interested in the whole in-depth back-and-forth about DeLonge and Blink-182, check out this report by Ari, who is doing an amazing job keeping us updated on the news. To check out more Blink-182 you can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. For…

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