Music News

Here are press releases from around the world about new bands, upcoming albums, concert announcements, and more.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Announce New Album Title

Band to appear at 2012 SXSW Film Conference and Festival for the world premiere of Big Easy Express and Perform acoustic set following the film; nationwide tour kicks off this may and includes first headlining shows at Los Angeles' Famed Greek Theater, Santa Barbara's Santa Barbara Bowl, and Nashville's legendary Ryman Auditorium. Read story.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Watch Bon Iver's Performance On Saturday Night Live

This past weekend Bon Iver was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live performing the grammy-nominated "Holocene," and Bon Iver Bon Iver closing track "Beth/Rest." Check out the videos below. Read story.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Gardens & Villa Tour with The Shins and Fanfarlo

Following a quick run of headlining dates in their native state of California, Gardens & Villa will embark on a full North American tour that will include dates with both The Shins and Fanfarlo as well as stops at some of some of the most prestigious music festivals around. Read story.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Cypress Hill and Rusko Announce Cypress X Rusko Set for Release April 2012

Free Download of "Roll It, Light It" Read story.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Death Songs Announce West Coast Tour

"A jingle-jangle groove that's positively life-affirming" -Interview Magazine Read story.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Radiohead returns to the Santa Barbara Bowl on April 12

Radiohead has confirmed as a headline slot on this year's two-weekend Coachella lineup as well as three additional dates on its 2012 U.S. tour. Read story.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Paul McCartney Announces Brand New As Yet Untitled Album

While many a musician is often asked about the tunes that have influenced their songwriting, it is not a question Paul McCartney ordinarily gets to answer - until now. Read story.

Monday, December 26, 2011

Allen Stone Announces 2012 Headling Tour, Launching February 12

Stone Will Kick Off The Year With Sold-Out Show At The Neptune In Seattle On January 14 And Three-Week North American Outing With Jack's Mannequin Starting January 19 Read story.

Friday, December 23, 2011

Dengue Fever Confirm Western U.S. Tour in January and February

Cambodian and American rock band DENGUE FEVER ( and Secret Chiefs 3 confirmed today a co-headlining tour of the Western United States beginning January 24 at the Bluebird Theater in Denver. Read story.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Sleigh Bells Announce Reign of Terror

Sleigh Bells will release their sophomore album, entitled Reign of Terror, on February 14, 2012 on Mom + Pop Music. Read story.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Announce 2012 Touring

European Tour Is Their First In 20 Years and Includes Headlining Show at The Isle of Wight Festival Read story.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

New Session Video: Portugal. The Man

Portugal. The Man Makes Mountains Out Of Oddities Read story.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Laura Gibson Premieres "La Grande" Single On PASTE

La Grande LP Out January 24th On Barsuk Records (Digital/CD) + Jealous Butcher Records (Vinyl) Read story.

Friday, December 16, 2011

New Session Video: Dawes

Dawes Redefines Intimacy With An Indispensable Session Read story.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Foo Fighters Nominated for Album of the Year and Five Other Grammy Awards

Wasting Light Nabs Noms For Album of the Year, Best Rock Album; "Walk" For Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song; "White Limo" For Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance; Back & Forth Documentary Nominated For Best Long Form Music Video Read story.

Thursday, December 15, 2011
event calendar sponsored by: