Category: Alternative

Marianas Trench announce second half slate to current tour

By Alan HoYou really think that the dates on Marianas Trench’s “The Hey You Guys!! Tour” was it.  Think again.  The Canadian alt-pop/rockers have just announced today (Monday October 26) the second half of the tour.  The second leg begins January 13, 2016 in Sacramento, CA and end February 14 in Grand Rapids, MI.  Fellow […]

Breakout act Meg Myers announces fall tour

From Musiqtone News2015 breakout alt-pop/rock singer-songwriter Meg Myers announced today (August 25) that she will be embarking on a coast to coast tour beginning September 25 in Fresno and concluding November 17 at LA’s famed El Rey Theatre.  Opening on most of the dates will be emerging singer-songwriter Jarryd James and she will also be […]

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  Alabama ShakesWhere:  Athens, AlabamaSounds like:  Janis Joplin, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, the Allman Brothers Band, Muddy Waters, Black KeysNever has a combination of 70’s style arena rock, mid 20th century blues rock, pure blues and hints of gospel, southern-fried rock ever sound so good in 2015.  And this quartet from Alabama has turned […]

The Spotlight

Who:  Hey VioletWhere:  Los Angeles, CASounds like:  5 Seconds of Summer, All Time Low, Garbage, Foo Fighters, ParamoreSometimes a simple retooling is all you need to break through and that is exactly what fast rising pop-punk outfit Hey Violet has done.  The former Cherri Bomb, who were not only on this very feature about 3 […]

All Time Low team up with Sleeping With Sirens for big fall tour

By Alan HoGreat scott indeed!  There was a tease there, a rumor here and in the end, it is all true.  All 1.21 gigawatts!Enough with the puns; All Time Low announced today (July 07) that they will be teaming up with fellow alt-rockers Sleeping With Sirens for the “Back To The Future Hearts” fall tour.  […]