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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...

Rockin’ Metal Band, Year of the Locust, Tours East Coast to Support Its First Full Album, ‘Devolver’

Rockin’ Metal Band, Year of the Locust,...

By JOHN DALY – Year of the Locust is a rockin metal band that brings a new album, Devolver and a fresh sound to the table: There are actual melodies...

Nick Waterhouse Tours the U.S. to Support Release of Album, Listen to His New Single, ‘It’s Time’ Here

Nick Waterhouse Tours the U.S. to Support...

By DONNA BALANCIA – Nick Waterhouse will return with his third full-length studio album, Never Twice to be released Sept. 30. The California-based...

Rick Wakeman, Trevor Rabin and Jon Anderson Reunite as ARW, Announce U.S. and European Tour

Rick Wakeman, Trevor Rabin and Jon Anderson...

Yes Fans – Get Ready Certainly, the most exciting news for long-time YES fans was the recent announcement that three of the group’s best...

Tumbler the U.K. Band Revives Themes From the Ages in Second Album ‘Come To The Edge’

Tumbler the U.K. Band Revives Themes From...

By DOTTIE PARIS – Tumbler blends legacy and youth in music and life. Tumbler’s sophomore bid Come To The Edge is a diverse collection of music,...

At The Drive In Cancels Remaining North American Shows; Thus Far, Band Expects to Tour Europe

At The Drive In Cancels Remaining North American...

At The Drive In has cancelled the remainder of its North American shows, the band announced. Lead singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala cited health issues as the...

‘New York Is Music’ Group Applauds the Empire State Music Production Tax Credit

‘New York Is Music’ Group Applauds...

New York is Music, a coalition of more than 200 music-related organizations, applauds the passage of the Empire State Music Production Tax Credit. In recent...

Monk Tamony Brings Back Tones of Activism with Vid at Overthrow Gym, Releases ‘Leaders’

Monk Tamony Brings Back Tones of Activism...

By JOHN DALY NYC indie duo, Monk Tamony, officially released the next installment off their forthcoming self-titled debut EP, Monk Tamony. Listen to...

Robert Nix Makes His Popular Opinion Known in his Latest Video, ‘Won’t Go With The Flow’

Robert Nix Makes His Popular Opinion Known...

By JOHN DALY One thing is true about musician Robert Nix.  We know he won’t go with the flow. The Toronto musician’s latest video, “Won’t...

Magic Lightnin’ Boys Rip Some Good Ol’ Southern Rock With Funky New Album ‘Stealin’ Thunder’

Magic Lightnin’ Boys Rip Some Good...

With Magic Lightnin’ Boys, the South (Of Ohio) Rises Again – Review By DONNA BALANCIA The Magic Lightnin’ Boys have done what the U.S....

EXCLUSIVE: Keith Levene Touts Screen on the Green Event, Talks The Clash, Punk Rock of Today

EXCLUSIVE: Keith Levene Touts Screen on the...

Founder of The Clash, PIL, Discusses Punk’s Evolution Interview © 2016 IVOR LEVENE, Photos © MELANIE SMITH I recently sat down for a long discussion...

‘The Mess We Made’ Album by Tomas Doncker is a Heartfelt Plea for Equality to All

‘The Mess We Made’ Album by Tomas...

By DOTTIE PARIS – Tomas Doncker hopes the world will change. He took his feelings of rage and sadness over the Charleston Church Massacre and put...

Richard Hell: Concerts Set for May to Raise Funds for Ivan Julian, Founding Member of Voidoids

Richard Hell: Concerts Set for May to Raise...

Richard Hell sent out a note in March, 2016: I don’t know if you’ve heard about the plight of Ivan Julian. Ivan was a stalwart of CBGB in the ’70s...

Florence + The Machine Premieres Promotional Short Film; Plays Barclays Center June 14

Florence + The Machine Premieres Promotional...

By DONNA BALANCIA Florence + The Machine will play Barclay Center in Brooklyn on June 14 as part of the How Beautiful tour. She recently premiered the...

Abe Reviews – ‘Big World Abide: Best of Eric Anders’ is a Heartfelt Listen

Abe Reviews – ‘Big World Abide:...

By ABE NOORZAY Folk veteran Eric Anders’ release of Big World Abide: Best of Eric Anders is a compilation album of all of his previous works that come...

Grace Potter To Play the East Coast This Summer; Promotes ‘Midnight’

Grace Potter To Play the East Coast This...

By DONNA BALANCIA Grace Potter will tour to support her new album, hitting the East Coast in June and the West Coast in July The Vermont-born Potter kicks...

Miles Davis Celebrated with Release of New Album Collection by Concord Music

Miles Davis Celebrated with Release of New...

By JOHN DALY – In advance of what would have been Miles Davis‘ 90th birthday, Prestige Records, a division of Concord Bicycle Music, will release The...