Archive for July, 2012

Hans Zimmer Releases New Song to Benefit Aurora Shooting Victims

July 27th, 2012
The Dark Knight Rises composer Hans Zimmer has released a new track titled "Aurora" on his Facebook page to help raise money for victims of last weekend's massacre in Aurora Colorado "'Aurora' is dedicated to those who lost their lives and were affected by the tragedy in Aurora Colorado" writes...

Weekend Rock: What Is The Greatest Song Of The British Invasion?

July 27th, 2012
We're just two years away from the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in America which marked the beginning of the British Invasion It was a time when rock acts from England dominated the American charts Along with the Beatles British Invasion acts like the Rolling Stones and the Who...

Guided By Voices Ready Third New Album of 2012

July 27th, 2012
With a pair of albums already out this year Guided By Voices releases another new effort this fall — and plans to put out a new album every six months after that guitarist Tobin Sprout says The Bears for Lunch is due in November and the band is set to begin...

Slash Releases Panoramic ‘Slash 360’ App

July 27th, 2012
With his two new Apple iOS-based applications Slash is aiming to enhance the music listening experience for fans Slash360 invites fans to enter his studio to relive the recording of his recent album Apocalyptic Love through six 360-degree spherical panoramic cameras "The app captures the energy of the band in...

U.S. Olympic Swim Team Puts Aquatic Spin on ‘Call Me Maybe’

July 27th, 2012
With the Olympics underway the US Olympic Swim Team has hopped on the "Call Me Maybe" bandwagon with their take on Carly Rae Jepsen's juggernaut summer jam The team including Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte get down on a plane in hotel hallways behind cars in a parking lot on...

Billie Joe Armstrong Tapped as ‘Voice’ Mentor

July 27th, 2012
Billie Joe Armstrong has been tapped as a mentor for NBC's The Voice reports The Associated Press The Green Day frontman will join Christina Aguilera's team to help advise contestants in the singing competition "[The Voice is] not molding artists it's just giving them a little bit of guidance and direction...

Lana Del Rey Covers ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ in Sydney

July 27th, 2012
Playing in Sydney Australia last night Lana Del Rey took on Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" offering a delicate cover of the cathartic track Though Kurt Cobain sang the original as a tortured love song Del Rey takes a more indirect route Singing over swooning strings and wandering back and forth behind...

‘Dead Animals’ by The Young Evils – Free MP3

July 27th, 2012
Artist The Young EvilsSong "Dead Animals"Album Foreign Spells EP "'Dead Animals' is definitely not about any animals actually dying It's simply a metaphor for what two people will feel like if their toxic relationship continues In the song the female is the one who has the revelation and the drive to...

Bruce Springsteen Announces New Dates for Fall North American Tour

July 27th, 2012
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band haven't even begun their US summer stadium tour but they've already announced another run through North American kicking off October 19th in Ottawa and wrapping up December 6th in Glendale Arizona  The band have been touring behind Wrecking Ball since March They are currently...

Frank Ocean Basks in Fans’ Love in New York

July 27th, 2012
"There's some shit I said in the past couple weeks" Frank Ocean said toward the end of his sold-out show at New York's Terminal 5 last night – referring to the July 4th Tumblr post in which he revealed that his first love was another man "Some people made a...