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  • They Might Be Giants announces pair of New Year’s shows in Brooklyn

    They Might Be Giants announces pair of New Year’s shows in Brooklyn

    It may only be June, but veteran alt-rockers They Might Be Giants are already making their New Year’s Eve plans, announcing a pair of end-of-the-year shows in Brooklyn on Monday. The two shows set to take place on Dec. 30 and 31, make for the second time that founding members John Flansburgh and...
  • Phoenix plays incredible show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles

    Phoenix plays incredible show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles

    French rock band Phoenix are in the midst of their tour in support of their latest album, Ti Amo, which was just released earlier this month on June 9. Their tour kicked off two weeks ago at Red Rocks in Colorado, where they braved the rain and played a memorable show at one of the best venues in...
  • A Perfect Circle announce fall North American tour

    A Perfect Circle announce fall North American tour

    When A Perfect Circle hit the road earlier this year for their first tour in six years, turns out they weren’t ready to slow down. Today (Jun. 19) the band announced a fall leg of their North American tour. Hitting 27 cities, dates kick off Oct. 21 in Sacramento, CA for their slot at the Aftershock...
  • Top 10 best songs by Japandroids

    Top 10 best songs by Japandroids

    As a contemporary rock band, Japandroids is a musical phenomenon that can be compared to Halley’s Comet. The band is truly one of today’s most authentic and progressive alternative rock bands on the music scene. The band’s appeal is a result of their organic honesty as musicians and their ability to...
  • Ani DiFranco announces North American fall tour dates

    Ani DiFranco announces North American fall tour dates

    Good news for fans of folk-tinged alternative rock. This fall, singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco will be touring North America. The countercultural icon is touring in support of her latest album, Binary, which was released on June 9. DiFranco’s will be hitting up venues in Birmingham, Ala, Atlanta, New...
  • Night Riots announce fall North American tour

    Night Riots announce fall North American tour

    Up and coming alt-rocker Night Riots have announced their fall North American tour. The band is hitting the road with Dreamers and The Maine as part of the Modern Nostalgia tour. Dates kick off Oct. 24 in Los Angeles, CA. The tour runs until Nov. 24 in Anaheim, CA. Tickets go on sale Friday (Jun. 1...
  • Glass Animals announce North American fall tour dates

    Glass Animals announce North American fall tour dates

    Today, Glass Animals announced that they will return to North America for a fall tour in support of their latest album How To Be A Human Being, which was released last August. The four-person indie-rock band from England is making their rounds this summer in the festival circuit, but will make stops...
  • LCD Soundsystem announce seven-night run at Brooklyn Steel

    LCD Soundsystem announce seven-night run at Brooklyn Steel

    Back in April, LCD Soundsystem helped open up a new venue, Brooklyn Steel, in Brooklyn, New York, by playing five sold out shows. Today it was announced that the band will return to the venue for seven nights, starting on Friday. The seven shows kick off June 16 and will run until June 24 in support...
  • Exclusive Video Premiere: 'Survive (Make The Fall)' by Imbued

    Exclusive Video Premiere: 'Survive (Make The Fall)' by Imbued

    Imbued is a melodic hard rock band hailing from the Maryland/Pennsylvania area known for powerful bass lines, blood pumping guitar riffs and a harmonious combination of vocals that carry over varying octal ranges. By painting a picture with their music, Imbued delivers a story to the audience. The...
  • Beck announces 11-date summer North American tour

    Beck announces 11-date summer North American tour

    Earlier this month, alt-rock superstar Beck announced plans to conduct an 11-date North American tour later this summer. Beginning on July 9, the “Where It’s At” hitmaker will be performing shows in Berkeley, Milwaukee, St. Paul, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Redmond, Portland and Morrison...
  • TOPS announce fall North American tour

    TOPS announce fall North American tour

    In news that will likely delight alternative music fans, Canadian indie rockers TOPS will be touring North America this fall. The band recently announced that they will be hitting the road in support of their recently released third album, Sugar at the Gate. TOPS tour stops will include San Diego...
  • Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ musical set to arrive in spring 2018

    Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ musical set to arrive in spring 2018

    Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill LP remains an iconic piece of work from the alt-rock era, nearly 22-years after its 1995 release. Perhaps that’s why the album has been given the green light to be turned into a full-fledged musical, and is set to debut next spring.   According to The Hollywood...
  • How bands got their names: Arcade Fire

    How bands got their names: Arcade Fire

    If you've ever listened to Arcade Fire, you probably wondered just where they got the idea from for such a cool name. As it turns out, Win Butler's childhood bully was actually the supplier. In a 2004 interview with Gothamist, Butler revealed that "the first kid who beat me up when I was 12, was a...
  • Listen to Beachwood Coyotes’ excellent new single 'Face to Face'

    Listen to Beachwood Coyotes’ excellent new single 'Face to Face'

    L.A.-based indie rock Beachwood Coyotes has released a new single called “Face to Face,” and it’s a track that deserves some attention for alt-rock. With its lush harmonies and almost painfully earnest lyrics, “Face to Face” evokes the same visceral sense of heartache that all the best indie rock...
  • Top 10 best songs by Incubus

    Top 10 best songs by Incubus

    Incubus has had many supremely successful hits since their early 1990's debut to the alternative rock scene. The Calabasas, Calif. natives have prospered through their ability to bridge many genres and musical styles including metal, alternative rock, funk, hip hop and punk, while continuing to...
  • 5 things you didn't know about the new Bauhaus side project, Poptone

    5 things you didn't know about the new Bauhaus side project, Poptone

    Bauhaus are back, sort of. Two of the original members of the British underground alt-rock/goth group are currently on the road with their new band, Poptone. Made up of Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and Kevin’s daughter Diva Dompe, Poptone's musical roots go deep into the darker side of classic alt-rock...
  • 5 Love and Rockets songs fans should hope to hear on Poptone's upcoming tour

    5 Love and Rockets songs fans should hope to hear on Poptone's upcoming tour

    Love and Rockets were the lighter, more pop-friendly band that came into existence as a result of Bauhaus' breakup in 1983. Made up of Daniel Ash, David J and Kevin Haskins, the band would go on to find success with this group as well with the emergence of alternative rock that was starting to come...
  • Blackberry Smoke announce summer US tour

    Blackberry Smoke announce summer US tour

    This summer, Atlanta-based country rock outfit Blackberry Smoke will bring their unique brand of country rock to the masses. The group’s tour will kick off on June 3 with a performance at the Kansas City-based Rockfest 2017. The concert features a stacked bill of rock ‘n roll legends including...
  • The New Pornographers announce additional summer tour dates

    The New Pornographers announce additional summer tour dates

    Canadian indie rock band The New Pornographers current tour has gone so well, the group has extended it through the summer and into the fall. As part of these newly announced dates, the Pornographers will be performing shows in North America in May in New Orleans, Dallas, Austin, Houston and Austin...
  • Top 10 best Sevendust songs

    Top 10 best Sevendust songs

    Sevendust has been in the game for over 20 years. They are constantly creating new and exciting music, tirelessly touring and continue to earn and retain the respect of their peers, as well as music fans around the world. With eleven studio albums, including one acoustic, Sevendust is a band that’s...
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