R.I.P. Alan Myers (of Devo)
Former Devo drummer Alan Myers has died following a long bout with cancer, as Slicing Up Eyeballs points out.
Myers drummed for Devo between 1976 and 1986, during a time in which the band saw commercial success with the hit single “Whip It” and critically-acclaimed albums Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!, Duty Now for the Future, Freedom of Choice, among others.
News of Myers’ death was revealed by jazz musician Ralph Carney, …
Divine Fits release two new tracks, “Chained to Love” and “Ain’t That The Way”
If for whatever reason super group Divine Fits’ super debut, 2012?s A Thing Called Divine Fits, has fallen out of your rotation, here’s some good news: the band has released two brand new tracks today, “Chained To Love” and “Ain’t That The Way”.
Both are available digitally (iTunes, Amazon, etc.) for the small price of one buck a piece — one dollar, guys — while the 12? version of the double A-sided single is due out on …
Sub Pop co-founder Jonathan Poneman diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
Sub Pop Records co-founder Jonathan Poneman has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. In an interview with The Seattle Times, the 53-year-old label head discussed how he’d been struggling with the undiagnosed disease for years, experiencing moments of weariness and troubles with his right hand. It wasn’t until a worried friend in radiology turned him toward doctors and a proper diagnosis, news he took with “a sigh of relief.”
“My love of life and its precious elements became more vivid at the thought of …
Black Flag release brand new song ‘Down In The Dirt’ – listen
The hardcore icons are giving away the song as a free download
Recently reunited hardcore group Black Flag have released a brand new song.
Click above to listen to the theramin-featuring ‘Down In The Dirt’, which comes ahead of a new album from the cult act. The song can be downloaded for free via SST Records by clicking here.
Ron Reyes, Greg Ginn, Gregory Moore and Dale Nixon are currently putting the finishing touches on an LP, which is set for release later this year.
Sigur Ros to guest star in ‘The Simpsons’
The Icelandic band will also contribute new music to the season finale
Kurt Vile – Never Run AwayThe first video from the new album…
Kurt Vile – Never Run Away
The first video from the new album “Wakin On A Pretty Daze”, Directed by HARRYS.
Lil Wayne dropped by Mountain Dew for derogatory lyrics about key civil rights figure
Drinks company severs relationship with rapper following controversy
Bass Drum Of Death – “Shattered Me” Video (Stereogum Premiere)
The video for Bass Drum Of Death s “Shattered Me” proves that making it rain is not relegated to glossy, bright rap videos. Even a black and white clip that starts off looking like an innocent road trip can lead to a casino adventure begetting stacks of cash thrown at two pros, who are kind of dishing sisters From The Shining vibes in their own subtle way. Check it out below.