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Misfits Release First New Album in Nearly a Decade Today

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Tue, 10/04/2011 - 12:08 pm

Today punk rock legends the Misfits release The Devil’s Rain, the band’s first album in nearly a decade!  It was produced by Ed Stasium, who’s credits include the Ramones’ Road to Ruin and Too Tough to Die, as well as the Misfits’ 1999 release Famous Monsters.  Celebrating the occasion, they’ve release a free mp3

Beastie Boys' LICENSED TO ILL TOUR Exhibition Premieres on October 8 at Hold Up Art

Submitted by Gorgeous PR on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 2:52 pm

Hold Up Art presents Boys and Dogs, a collection of works by world renowned photographer Sunny Bak. Her photos of the Beastie Boys and the “Licensed to Ill” tour solidified Sunny’s place as a serious rock and celebrity photographer. Simultaneously, her love of animals, especially dogs, led to the creation of the best selling People Magazine parody, Pupple. These two diverse collections of images represent the work that have defined Sunny’s career.

R.E.M. Caps Its 31-Year Recording Career With Its First-Ever Definitive Greatest Hits Album

Submitted by Warner Bros on Mon, 09/26/2011 - 11:33 am

After R.E.M. ignited the blogosphere on September 21st with the news that they had decided to "call it a day as a band" via a statement on their website, the beloved band have announced that they will release their final album, R.E.M., Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982 - 2011, on Warner Bros. Records on November 15th, 2011.

My Morning Jacket Announce Shows With Sharon Jones, Band of Horses, & Delta Spirit

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Mon, 09/19/2011 - 10:07 am

Fresh on the heels of their performance at the Austin City Limits Festival this past weekend, My Morning Jacket are showing no signs of slowing down since the release of their latest album, Circuital.  The band are announcing a run of shows with Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Delta Spirit and Band of Horses supporting select dates.  Sharon Jones will join MMJ at The Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco and The Gibson in Los Angeles.

Documentary on Fishbone Hits Theaters in October, Laurence Fishburne Narrates

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Wed, 09/14/2011 - 10:28 am

When Fishbone first emerged from California, no other band sounded or looked like them, and the weight of their innovative and iconic presence is still being felt decades later.  Coinciding with the group’s 25th anniversary, filmmakers Lev Anderson & Chris Metzler have directed a compelling new documentary, narrated by Laurence FishburneEveryday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone is both a fascinating and brutally honest look at the band’s history for longtime fans, as well as a perfect entry point for newcomers.Pale Griot Films 

free Deerhoof album, "99% Upset Feeling" * US Tour Kicks off Thursday at SF MOMA

Submitted by four paws media on Mon, 09/12/2011 - 1:53 pm
It's been four years since Deerhoof posted one of their free web albums. In that time they've added guitarist Ed Rodriguez to the band, released two full-length LPs, and a slew of singles, compilations appearances and remixes, topped the college music charts, formed a new band with Konono No1, curated a Belgian music festival, and racked up one accolade after another in the music press. They have also toured the world relentlessly, which brings us to this web album.