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Simple Plan announces new album, first in five years

Musiqtone News Online It has been five years, but for fans of Simple Plan, it might as well be FIVE HUNDRED YEARS.  But wait no more!  The Canadian pop-punkers announced today (11/30) details to their long awaited new release, now titled Taking One For The Team.  The new album will be out on February […]

One To Watch: Sawyer Fredericks

By Alan Ho As we close in on the end of the music year in 2015, we always get a group of solo acts and bands that cross our radar around this time that we try to peg as someone/something to watch for next year.  Just yesterday, indie rockers The Drama State became the first […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  The Drama StateWhere:  Gas City, IndianaFor fans of:  Angels & Airwaves, New Found Glory, You Me At Six Indiana, known more for its singer-songwriters like John Mellencamp, the legendary rock band Guns N’ Roses and of course the Jackson 5, actually has a pretty vibrant but underrated and woefully under-covered […]

The Spotlight

By Gabriella San FelipeWho: PurpleWhere: Beaumont, TXSounds like: No Doubt, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The BreedersUnapologetically themselves, Purple is an Indie Rock three piece who aren’t afraid to speak their minds. Over the past few years they’ve established their own unique sound, and have gone from playing shows in small-town Texas to […]

Cobra Starship closes chapter—Statement from frontman Gabe Saporta

From Musiqtone NewsAfter nearly a decade of shaking the music world up, Cobra Starship is closing up shop and moving on!   Here is the official statement from frontman Gabe Saporta reprinted in its entirety from an official press release from Atlantic Records today (Tuesday November 10, 2015):After many incredible years, I’m making the difficult decision […]