Bands

That Springsteen Cover Band Dropped Out of Donald Trump's Inaugural Ball to Make Bruce Proud

This is artistic purity at its finest.<p>As President-elect Donald Trump's people scrambled this month to find <i>anyone</i> even remotely famous or popular who is willing to perform during this week's inauguration festivities—no, 3 Doors Down, you don't count—many were a bit surprised when The B Street Band, …

Bruce Springsteen

The crazed death disco of Germany’s Warning, the scariest band you’ve never heard of

The early 80s was prime time for scary music. Blame it on Reagan and his itchy nuclear trigger finger, but in its darkest corners, rock n’ roll …

Music

Pence's hometown band rushes to prep for inaugural parade

It's a rainy Tuesday in January, and the Columbus North High School marching band has just eight days and three practices until they march in the …

Miami

Next Wave #721: Girl Ray

In Association With Cheap Monday...Everything about <b>Girl Ray</b> feels natural, unforced. Live, the band’s ramshackle appeal has a rich sense of fun, …

Music

Even a Bruce Springsteen cover band is canceling its inauguration gig

A cover band is the latest musical act to cancel its scheduled inauguration weekend performance.<p>The Bruce Springsteen cover band B-Street Band, which performed at the two previous New Jersey state inauguration galas, is backing out of its 2017 gig out of deference to The Boss.<p>“We felt that we had …

Lifestyle

Free speech clash: Justices considering offensive trademarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Slants aren't exactly a household name when it comes to music, but the Asian-American rock band has certainly made its mark in the legal world.<p>The Oregon-based group has spent years locked in a First Amendment battle with the government, which refuses to register a trademark …

News

Dra. Campoy Dental Clinic / Jaime Sepulcre Bernad

<i>From the architect.</i> On a perfectly square diaphanous room -15 x 15 m- with four central pillars, the project proposes the structuring of the future …

Design

Foxygen: Hang Album Review | Pitchfork

“What are we good for if we can’t make it?” Sam France wondered on the last Foxygen album, <i>…And Star Power</i>. It was a pertinent question, since for a while there it didn’t seem like his band would make it. At the height of their dysfunction, Foxygen seemed to break up every week; they quickly became …

Entertainment

OTZ EcoGRIP wins Best Tennis Overgrip Award for 2016

<i>This post is sponsored by Women's Tennis Blog's long-time partner Own the Zone, famous for their EcoGrip, world's first biodegradable overgrip for</i> …

Women's Sports

Putting The Band Back Together (Mission from God and all that)

When I sit down to write, I normally play some of my favorite “<b>writing music</b>”. Examples? Any <b>Pink Floyd</b> (Atom Heart Mother being in the lead), some …

Guitar

A Newly Optimistic Anti-Flag Make Their Plea for Empathy

There’s no nice way to put it: With Donald Trump in the White House, the United States is officially fucked. Of course, the election of an …

Racism

Funkadelic: Live - Meadowbrook, Rochester, Michigan - 12th September 1971 Album Review | Pitchfork

Everybody with a stake in R&B knows the essence of live P-Funk: the costumes, the stagecraft, the dozen-plus musicians pushing freewheeling communication through the chaos. It’s known in the visual sense by the coming of the Mothership (an on-stage prop), and in recorded history on …

Music

Donations Pour In to Band From Black College That Will Play at Inauguration

The Talladega College Marching Tornadoes band took a lot of heat in the last few weeks for agreeing to perform in Donald J. Trump’s inaugural parade. But on Friday the band learned that political heat can also be quite lucrative.<p>Talladega, a small, historically black college in Alabama, had been …

Black Culture

How to Form a Band - Top 10 tips

My Top 10 tips on how to form a band, from first rehearsal to getting out there and gigging.<p>Tip #1: Get together with Friends<p>If you don’t all get …

BENCOOLEN Take Over the 9:30 Club

Bencoolen has been one of the most noteworthy bands of 2016, and 2017 is gearing up to be just as accomplished. Sharing their new video with the …

Music

B Street Band Says They’d Cancel Inaugural Ball Performance If Springsteen Asked

The first thing Willie Forte wants people to understand about the predicament his band is in is that they were contracted four years ago — a time …

The B Street Band strikes sour note with ‘The Boss’

Bruce Springsteen has made it clear he has no love for President-elect Trump, calling him a "moron" and a threat to democracy. Though he will not be …

New York City

Slayer’s ‘Repentless’ Has Become A Comic About The Band Killing Nazis

Music and comics are increasingly crossing over. Gerard Way has his own imprint at DC, Max Bemis of Say Anything has a regular gig writing, and back in 2013, Corey Taylor released <i>The House of Gold & Bones</i>. And now Slayer has teamed up with Dark Horse and turned their 2015 album <i>Repentless</i> into a …

Comics

DiScover: Crosa Rosa

Nottingham trio <b>Crosa Rosa</b> have been creating a holy racket around the city since bursting onto the scene in the early part of 2014. The three-piece - …

AVENGED SEVENFOLD Announces London Pop-Up Store

<b>AVENGED SEVENFOLD</b> has announced a treat for its U.K. fans. From Friday, January 20 until Monday, January 23, the band will be setting up a pop-up …

Music

LISTEN: New Slowdive

Band return with first new material in over two decades<p>Slowdive have unveiled their first new single in 22 years in the form of 'Star Roving', and …

Music

Winnipeg’s KEN Mode are in it for the Long Haul

Photos by Scott Kinkade<p>It’s been a long and noisy road for KEN mode. The band was formed in 1999 by brothers Jesse and Shane Matthewson …

Music

Geometry teacher shows musical talent in band

By day, Jeff Hart is a geometry teacher at Southeast Polk High School.<p>By night, Hart is exploring his musical side as a member of the band Vinyl …

Music

The best of the best: we count down 15 funny band names that are sure to tickle your fancy

Disclaimer: This list is by no means definitive, accurate, numerical or at all relevant to anything. We hold no responsibility for any barneys or …

Entertainment (Australia)

Anderson .Paak’s Band, The Free Nationals, To Drop Album in 2017

Anderson .Paak has not only been one of the most buzzworthy newcomers into the game but he also performs phenomenal live shows. While this is partially thanks to his incredible ability to hold drum grooves while effortlessly singing, we also have to thank his ultra-talented backing band The Free …

Music

Exercise Band, Latex Free, X-Light, Yellow, Roll of 6 Yards

<b>Description of the Cando Exercise Band, Latex Free 6 yd. X-Light, Yellow</b><p>•No-Latex Cando exercise band is formulated for those people who may have a …

Arab on Radar guys in Doomsday Student not happy with author ex-bandmate?

<b>Doomsday Student</b>, a band featuring three ex-members of ’90s Rhode Island noise rock band <b>Arab on Radar</b>, posted the following message to Facebook:<p>The …

Music

The A-Z Of Albums To Get Yourself Around In 2017

industry > News<p>The A-Z Of Albums To Get Yourself Around In 2017<p>We're nearly two weeks into 2017 now and, we have to say, things haven't gotten off to …

Music

Best Bands for the Samsung Gear Fit 2

Update the look of your Gear Fit 2 with these stylish band options!<p>The Samsung Gear Fit 2 is a pretty good fitness band that includes a feature …

Consumer Technology

Trail Mix: 5 Artists on the Verge

5 Regional Acts to Catch in the New Year<b>Cris Jacobs, Baltimore, Md.</b>Back in the fall this Baltimore singer-songwriter and former member of popular …

Music