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Pop Evil take sober look at career

Pop Evil frontman Leigh Kakaty says giving up alcohol has allowed him to better focus on the band’s career.

Lift by Audio Adrenaline – Probably My Favorite Audio Adrenaline

For 2001’s Lift, Audio Adrenaline went back to their roots and dug deep. This sound permeated the next record, 2003’s Worldwide as well. Two years later, their final album with Mark Stuart at the head, Until My Heart Caves In was released. Lift (2001): 13 tracks, 54 minutes Musically, Lift features guitar riffs and bass licks that define the classic Audio A sound. In this regard, Lift is especially refreshing; songs like the first three tracks, “Rejoice,” “Summertime,” and “Lonely Man.” They get you pumped up and excited, almost like “audio adrenaline.” However, they have some ambient,

Bloom by Audio Adrenaline – Audio A is Blooming

As one of the premier CCM bands of the 1990’s, Audio Adrenaline has gained a loyal following over the years. Though their popularity skyrocketed after “Big House” debuted on Don’t Censor Me, Audio A had a rough start with their first and self-titled album from ForeFront Records in 1992. At first, they had an almost hip-hop vibe, like fellow band dcTalk, but eventually they evolved into a rock band, starting with Bloom. This was followed by Some Kind of Zombie in 1997, Underdog in 1999, Lift in 2001, Worldwide in 2003, and Until My Heart Caves In in 2005. They

Graveyard launch Apple And The Tree

Graveyard have launched a video for Apple And The Tree, the first track to be revealed from their forthcoming Innocence And Despair album, the follow-up to 2012’s Lights Out.

Justin Bieber Joins Khalil and Khelani on Smooth ‘Future’

While Justin Bieber has had his famous friends publicly counting down the days until he releases his highly anticipated new single, “What Do You Mean?” he’s hopped on a collaboration with burgeoning artists Kehlani and Khalil. Listen to the smooth “Future” below. Your browser does not support the audio element. Produced by Rex Kudo and Charlie Handsome, Khalil’s track is mostly a duet between Bieber and Kehlani, who both croon softly over acoustic guitars.

Luke Bryan Trumps Dr. Dre for Number One Spot on Albums Chart

For the third time in his meteoric career, Luke Bryan tops the multi-genre Billboard 200 album chart as Kill the Lights holds the Number One spot in its debut week. Perhaps even more significantly, Bryan’s chart berth prevents hip-hop icon Dr. Dre from claiming the pole position , although that album is currently only available for streaming via Apple Music. Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Luke Bryan Songs Kill the Lights , which also becomes Bryan’s sixth Number One album on the country chart, shifted a total of 345,000 units, according to Billboard , whereas Dre’s Compton racked up a total of 295,000 units sold

Pharrell Premieres Funky, Unreleased N.E.R.D. Song, ‘Locked Away’

Pharrell premiered an unreleased  N.E.R.D.  track during his Sunday appearance on the “OTHERtone” Beats 1 Radio show, joined by rapper-producer/mega Pharrell fan Tyler, the Creator. The archival cut, “Locked Away,” finds Pharrell crooning about romance over a funky bassline, acoustic guitar and psychedelic blasts of synthesizer. “You make life worth living / You make love worth giving,” he sings on the chorus. The producer-hitmaker also shared a hilarious story about meeting Michael Jackson to discuss working on music, Okayplayer reports.

Rammstein Announce ‘In Amerika’ Documentary, Concert Film

Rammstein’s 2010 performance at New York’s Madison Square Garden, the German industrial-rock group’s first U.S. concert in over a decade, will be the centerpiece of a new documentary titled Rammstein in Amerika . In addition to the two-hour film, the 2-DVD set will also feature the band’s concert film Live From Madison Square Garden , which captures all 18 songs from that November 12, 2010 gig with 14 high-definition cameras and 5.1 surround sound. The In Amerika / Live From Madison Square set will arrive September 25th. Sex, Pills & Metal: Inside Rammstein’s Singer’s Dirty Mind In Amerika will boast two hours of never-before-seen footage culled from Rammstein’s two-decades-old personal archives

Marky Ramone recalls meeting drunk John Lennon

Marky Ramone has recalled his disappointment at meeting a drunk John Lennon in New York.

Rammstein detail In Amerika

Rammstein will release the 2DVD/2Blu-ray set In Amerika on September 25 via Island/UME.

T Bone Burnett Explains Leonard Cohen ‘True Detective’ Opening

In a new interview with  Billboard ,  True Detective  music supervisor T Bone Burnett revealed the meaning behind using Leonard Cohen’s Popular Problems track “Nevermind” as Season Two’s opening music alongside why different verses of the song were used in various episodes. What Went Wrong With ‘True Detective’ Season 2? “To me, ‘Nevermind’ is the song of the century so far, coming from one of the wisest men in our culture,” Burnett said. “I look at it as an extraordinary gift to the audience. It feels very much like Los Angeles right now: beautiful, dark, brooding, dangerous, covert.

Iron Maiden Salute Video Games in New Video ‘Speed of Light’

Iron Maiden  have premiered the video for “Speed of Light,” the first single from their upcoming 16th studio album, the double-disc set The Book of Souls . Iron Maiden Singer Given ‘All Clear’ on Cancer The video  was produced and directed by Llexi Leon, with animation and visual effects by the Brewery Production Company. In a statement, the band said that the clip “is a ‘homage’ to four decades of video gaming, juxtaposed alongside Iron Maiden’s 40 years of incredible visuals centering on their talisman, Eddie, as he travels through space & time to complete his Herculean task.” Iron Maiden recorded   The Book of Souls late last year in Paris with producer Kevin “Caveman” Shirley, who has co-produced the group’s records since 2000’s Brave New World . Maiden put “finishing touches” on the album earlier this year. Artist Mark Wilkinson, who has previously made art for Maiden, Judas Priest and Marillion, designed The Book of Souls’ cover.

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