The Ninjas were running the roads in CA doing some shows in the bay area & in LA a couple of weeks ago while also doing a bit of recording in the studio. Fortunately, their rad gal manager Felice packed them all in a car to the Vans office before they had to head back to Brooklyn. While she passed out on this bench-looking thing for a much needed nap, I chatted with Telli "Bathroomsexx" Gramz, Ben Robey and Roofeo
If you don't know about it, School of Rock is just what it sounds like. Their mission is to inspire kids to rock the eff out."With more than a decade of successful experience teaching music, School of Rock is the national leader in music education for kids from age 7 to 18. Students learn from professional musicians in an interactive environment combining weekly private lessons and structured group rehearsals with the ultimate goal of performing live in front of real
Like the headline says, our buddy Matt Costa is offering up free track "The Season" from his new album Mobile Chateau on Matt Costa dot com. The new album, due out on 9/21/10 on Brushfire Records, will accompany a big, long tour that will most certainly come to a city near you. The dates are up & some are already for sale. Here's a snippet of what you can expect from Mobile Chateau via OC Weekly, "Costa promises a
Writing songs in both LA & Philly, Man Man thought it best to record their album somewhere in the middle. They picked Omaha. Hints the band is posting online makes this sound somewhere between a fight and a party with kids and a torture chamber & a symphony, "Took much longer than we thought to create the overdub the sound of the sound of a man being electrocuted. 15 minute break then onto the sound of a crazy bodega thug,"
Many bands have a few serious fans, but few bands have the army that The Bouncing Souls have amassed over the years. Check out a few of these tattoos and view the rest on The Bouncing Souls facebook. They're on tour now so check them out this summer. I'm backing the all black solid one. Keeping it classic.
With Set Your Goals' new video for the song "Gaia Bleeds" the guys are being pretty clear about how they feel we're doing with taking care of environmental business. Not that rad. So besides asking you to be more conscientious of your own impact, SYG are asking their fans to donate to Operation Gulf Rescue via SeaShepherd.org. Here are a couple of shots, but view the video on Myspace Music. Catch the guys on Warped Tour all summer.
This excites us. Because we like comics, we like movies, and we like metal. If you wondered why the music in the Jonah Hex trailer was so badass, it's because it was written by Mastodon...In light of the release of latest DC comic book movie Jonah Hex yesterday, Mastodon have announced they will release a 6-song EP of the movie scores- despite the struggling process the band endured while working on the project. The album will be released
We are excited to have the official music video for The Death Set's "Far Weathered Friends," a reworking of Daedelus' "Fair Weathered Friends." The video is directed by LAZLO, illustrated by J. Penry and animated by Wealthy Pictures.On top of the video, we can (luckily) be expecting more stuff from The Death Set this year- including a documentary, a mix tape of the band's favorite tracks and unreleased material....and all before a new
Liam from Dillinger Escape Plan was cool enough to sit down and answer some questions from the Warped Tour Pit Reporter...who also happens to be me! He tells us who he's liked working with, what it's like getting this far on the band's 10th year, new releases he likes and more- not to mention a prank the band pulled on The Bronx a few years ago on Warped.If you haven't already picked up the band's latest album Option Paralysis, be
A while ago, I was super stoked to announce that the big four (Metallica, Anthrax, Slayer, Megadeth) were finally playing together this summer...for only 7 days in Europe. Of course it's crazy to think we can all afford tickets, flights and accommodations to witness history in the making, but fear not. You can experience the whole thing in a theater near you."The Big Four Live" is going to be a live, streaming feed from Sonisphere, the festival all 4 bands