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Tame Impala Announces New Album and Releases Single “’Cause I’m A Man” Alternative Indie News Pop Rock 

Tame Impala Announces New Album and Releases Single “’Cause I’m A Man”

Since Tame Impala‘s critically acclaimed 2012 album Lonerism, listeners have anxiously been waiting for something big from the band, and last night they got it. The Australian psych-rock band revealed last night, via Facebook, the album art for their latest LP titled Currents. Additionally, the group also put out a new single titled “’Cause I’m A Man”, which you can listen to if you make the jump. Currents will be the third studio-album by Tame Impala, set to release later this year, and it will be the first released on Interscope, their new…

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Outside Lands Releases 2015 Lineup Alternative Indie Metal News Pop Pop Punk Rock 

Outside Lands Releases 2015 Lineup

Spring has sprung again, and thus Outside Lands has released its 2015 lineup. The 3-day festival will take place August 7-9th in San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park. This year boasts a headlining group of Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, and Wilco. This will be the 8th year of the festival, which has hosted the likes of Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Metallica, Muse, Pearl Jam, Radio Head, and Arcade Fire. Read more to check out the rest of the 2015 lineup. If you…

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Indie Band Refuses Pitiful McDonalds Offer (UPDATED) Alternative Indie News Pop 

Indie Band Refuses Pitiful McDonalds Offer (UPDATED)

If you haven’t heard, proud indie band Ex Cops recently refused a pathetic offer by Mcdonalds to basically be sponsored without getting paid a single dime.     Originally posted 3/5/15

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CONTEST: Win Air Traffic Controller Concert Tickets + Free Band T-Shirt Alternative Contests Features Indie News Rock 

CONTEST: Win Air Traffic Controller Concert Tickets + Free Band T-Shirt

Infectious Magazine is delighted to team up with Boston-based indie rockers Air Traffic Controller to give you a chance to win some special prizes on the band’s current tour with River City Extension! Five (5) lucky winners will receive a pair of tickets to a show of your choice on the tour AND a free Air Traffic Controller t-shirt. To enter, all you have to do is get on Twitter and re-tweet this post to your followers. The contest runs until Sunday, March 8 and the winners will be selected on Monday,…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Zach E. West ’28 Years Later’ Album Reviews Alternative Metal News Reviews Rock 

ALBUM REVIEW: Zach E. West ’28 Years Later’

I write with a bit of sadness that I’m reviewing 28 Years Later, quite possibly the final album Zach E. West has created. For almost two years he has worked on this album, and I must say it is a work of art that must have paid off for him. He has a talent for expressing himself in ways that we all can understand and resonate with – not to mention he continues producing music that is absolutely mind-blowing to the average listener. I say this because, it’s not every…

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INTERVIEW: Zach E. West Alternative Indie Interviews Metal News Pop Pop Punk Rock 

INTERVIEW: Zach E. West

Infectious Magazine had the opportunity to interview Zach E. West, a musician who has been immersed in the music scene for 12 years. He has released his final album, 28 Years Later. He spoke with us on everything from the music industry, to a special someone who is the center of quite possibly his final song. Read on for the entire interview! To hear Zach E. West’s final album, You can purchase a CD here.

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Within The Ruins Raises Almost 8k In Under 24 Hours After Van Accident News 

Within The Ruins Raises Almost 8k In Under 24 Hours After Van Accident

Massachusetts’ Metal Band Within The Ruins, had a brush with death yesterday evening. Luckily everyone is ok, but their means of transportation was completely destroyed – along with all the gear they need to continue their tour with Suicide Silence. In under 24 hours, though they’ve managed to raise almost 8k on GoFundme. You can also purchase a CD or buy tickets here.

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PHOTOS: Guitar Center’s 26th Annual Drum Off Alternative News Photos Pop Rock 

PHOTOS: Guitar Center’s 26th Annual Drum Off

Check out the full online photo gallery of Guitar Center’s 26th Annual Drum Off on January 17th, 2015 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, CA. Purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. All photos by Caitlin Shores.    

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In The Spotlight: Sammy Kay Indie Live Reviews News Rock 

In The Spotlight: Sammy Kay

I think at some point in every music fans’ life, we fall in love with a complete stranger because of the way they hold a guitar, or they way they sing those sad songs that get you right in the ticker. Sammy Kay is one of those people. If I weren’t way too cool to use slang words in an unironic way, I’d most definitely tell you that this New Brunswick dude is dripping swagger out of every pore. But I’m an adult, so instead I’ll say that Sammy Kay…

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