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See Patti Smith Perform Bob Dylan’s ‘A Hard Rain’s A Gonna Fall’ for Nobel Prize Award Gala

See Patti Smith Perform Bob Dylan’s...

By JOHN DALY You know it’s not just you when even Patti Smith has a bad day. Smith had to halt her performance to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony...

Mike Snyder of Drum! Magazine Publishes List of The 10 Best Recorded Drum Sounds

Mike Snyder of Drum! Magazine Publishes List...

By JOHN DALY Drum! magazine has published its list of The 10 Best Recorded Drum Sounds and the list will not shock music lovers, but there are one or two...

Capturing Dreams Again: Calling All Astronauts Releases New Video Called ‘Life As We Know It’

Capturing Dreams Again: Calling All Astronauts...

By JOHN DALY In honor of the passing of the world’s most famous astronaut, John Glenn, we post this new video by Calling All Astronauts released...

Nick Cave Film ‘One More Time With Feeling’ an Emotional Look at Musician’s Difficult Process

Nick Cave Film ‘One More Time With...

Review By CRAIG HAMMONS One More Time with Feeling is a dark emotional black and white film about the making of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds new album Skeleton...

Iggy Pop Collaborates with Danger Mouse on a Tune for TWC’s Matthew McConaughey Film, ‘Gold’

Iggy Pop Collaborates with Danger Mouse on...

File Photo by HEATHER HARRIS, Story by DOTTIE PARIS Iggy Pop and Danger Mouse have collaborated on a song for Gold, a Matthew McConaughey film to be released...

Malcolm McLaren’s Son Torches Rare Sex Pistols Record, He’s ‘Disgusted’ With Punk’s Evolution

Malcolm McLaren’s Son Torches Rare...

Sex Pistols heir Joe Corre —  the son of legendary band manager Malcolm McLaren — burnt his original acetate of Anarchy in the UK on Tuesday...

Metallica Promotes ‘Hardwired’ With New Videos, Plays ‘Enter Sandman’ on ‘Tonight’

Metallica Promotes ‘Hardwired’...

Metallica Promotes ‘Hardwired’ With New Videos Metallica has released new videos to promote the legendary band’s new album Hardwired…To...

Teen Vice Has A Lot of Angst and It Shows Through Their New Style of Punk-Surf Sound

Teen Vice Has A Lot of Angst and It Shows...

Driving Beats and Great Vocals Power Teen Vice By BAILEY MULLINS EastCoastRocker.com Teen Vice brought a combination of post-punk and surf rock to their...

Supergroup The Last Shadow Puppets Release Mod Rendition of ‘Les Cactus’ to Promo EP

Supergroup The Last Shadow Puppets Release...

The Last Shadow Puppets have released a new video, “Les Cactus,” to promote The Dream Synopsis EP. English supergroup consists of Alex Turner...

Metallica To Celebrate Eleventh Album, ‘Hardwired … To Self-Destruct’ With Live Stream

Metallica To Celebrate Eleventh Album, ‘Hardwired...

Metallica will celebrate the launch of their eleventh studio album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct with a very special performance that will be live-streamed...

The Human Darts Score a Bullseye With Surf Punk, Zombie Songs on New EP ‘Explicit Thoughts’

The Human Darts Score a Bullseye With Surf...

By JOHN DALY Better strap yourself in for a wild ride — The Human Darts have released a new EP called Explicit Thoughts and it’s amazing. The...

James Vincent McMorrow Serenades Sold-Out Webster Hall With His Soulful Irish Sounds

James Vincent McMorrow Serenades Sold-Out...

New Album for McMorrow is ‘We Move’ Photos and Review By BAILEY MULLINS Irish singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow brought his soulful...

Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton Hit the High Notes at Soul Train Music Festival in Las Vegas

Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton Hit the High...

Last night, Jill Scott, Tyrese, Anthony Hamilton and Tish Hyman ruled the stage as part of the Soul Train Weekend “Soul Train Music Festival” at Mandalay...

Highly Suspect Introduces New Album, ‘The Boy Who Died Wolf’ To Fans at Rockin’ Irving Plaza Show

Highly Suspect Introduces New Album, ‘The...

REVIEW By BAILEY MULLINS From local Brooklyn bars to the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, Highly Suspect has spent the last seven years rocking out the crowds...

With Neil Young, The Who, The Stones, ‘Oldchella’ Desert Trip Was Event For the Ages, Not the ‘Aged’

With Neil Young, The Who, The Stones, ‘Oldchella’...

By BOB BUSBY “Welcome to the ‘Catch ’em before they Croak Festival!’” Mick Jagger greeted the sun baked throng of 75 thousand gathered...

Darrin James Releases ‘Strange Storm,’ An Important Work That Really Tells It Like It Is

Darrin James Releases ‘Strange Storm,’...

James Makes Up for Journalism’s Apathy With ‘Strange Storm’ By DONNA BALANCIA Detroit singer-songwriter Darrin James has released his...

Book About ‘New Barbarians’ Portrays Fatherly Ron Wood in a Different Light

Book About ‘New Barbarians’ Portrays...

By PERRI FALLON The close of the ’70s was a pivotal time for the Rolling Stones, with ten years of great albums and tours and intense decadence....

Bob Weir Takes a Traditional Turn as Tour for New Album, ‘Blue Mountain’ Heads East

Bob Weir Takes a Traditional Turn as Tour...

Weir Joined On Stage by John Mayer and Matt Berninger By DONNA BALANCIA Bob Weir mixed ranch stories and fireside songs with Grateful Dead favorites during...

Kaleo Brings Semi-Southern Blues to Irving Plaza in First of Two Sold Out Shows

Kaleo Brings Semi-Southern Blues to Irving...

By BAILEY MULLINS EastCoastRocker.com NYC’s Irving Plaza was packed on Friday night with fans ready for night two of Kaleo‘s sold-out stop...

Dandy Warhols Drop ‘Catcher In The Rye’ Video Feat. Jack Nicholson’s Grandson, Duke

Dandy Warhols Drop ‘Catcher In The...

By JOHN DALY Check out the newly released Catcher in the Rye video by The Dandy Warhols. Courtney Taylor Taylor said the video is about love that asks...

‘Music for Mobile Guitars’ The Latest Work by Tilted Axes and its Creative Leader Patrick Grant

‘Music for Mobile Guitars’ The...

By JOHN DALY Imagine an army of cordless electric guitars marching down the street playing innovative Balinese-like beats.  Outside your window.  In...

Glass Animals Light Up Manhattan’s Terminal 5 in First of Two NYC Performances on US Tour

Glass Animals Light Up Manhattan’s...

UK Band Impresses With New Album ‘How to be a Human Being’ By BAILEY MULLINS EastCoastRocker.com Glass Animals, a UK-based synth/indie/rock/pop...

Jackson Browne, Karen O and Blake Mills Shine at D’Addario Benefit Concert at Bric House in Brooklyn

Jackson Browne, Karen O and Blake Mills Shine...

By JOHN DALY – Jackson Browne, Karen O and Blake Mills led an all-star cast of musicians for a special night of music that raised thousands of dollars...

Lady Gaga to Release Tribute Album to Her Aunt With ‘Joanne’ Third Week of October

Lady Gaga to Release Tribute Album to Her...

By DONNA BALANCIA Gaga broke the news about her new album, Joanne which will be released Oct. 21 in a phone call to Zane Lowe on Beats 1. She said she...

Traveling Wilburys Albums to Be Released on Vinyl and Compact Disc in Time for ‘Vinyl Tuesday’ Oct. 4

Traveling Wilburys Albums to Be Released...

By JOHN DALY – The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1 and The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 3 will be released on Oct. 14 in compact disc and 180-gram vinyl...

Fred Armisen’s band, Test Pattern, Performs Single ‘Art + Student = Poor’ on Late Night Show

Fred Armisen’s band, Test Pattern,...

Bill Hader and Fred Armisen introduced one of their new pseudo-bands to the public on Late Night with Seth Meyers.  With Armisen fronting, Test Pattern...

Watch The Kills Take a Ride in New Music Video for ‘Impossible Tracks’ Directed by Ellis Bahl

Watch The Kills Take a Ride in New Music...

The Kills Play Terminal 5 in NYC Sept. 23 The Kills, AKA our favorite duo of Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart, released their fifth full-length album, Ash...

Holly Montgomery and Big Planet Send Listeners to Paradise with Her New Album, ‘Leaving Eden’

Holly Montgomery and Big Planet Send Listeners...

By JOHN DALY – Holly Montgomery may be Leaving Eden, but her music takes listeners to paradise. Holly has a talent that is rare among musicians today. ...

Life of Lemmy Kilmister Celebrated with Statue at Rainbow and Concert at Whisky on Sunset Strip

Life of Lemmy Kilmister Celebrated with Statue...

Would Lemmy Have Loved The Honors on Sunset Strip? By DONNA BALANCIA SUNSET STRIP – If Lemmy Kilmister were alive, would he have been overwhelmed...

Jim Peterik Has ‘The Eye of The Tiger’ with New Album of His Hits, ‘The Songs’

Jim Peterik Has ‘The Eye of The Tiger’...

Fan-Curated Album of Chart-Toppers Hits the Market By DONNA BALANCIA – Jim Peterik’s new album, The Songs, is appropriately named. The creations...