Cody Simpson announces new album, due out in June

By Alan Ho Now fully independent and free of major labels, Cody Simpson announced today (Wednesday April 15) that he will release his much anticipated third album and indie debut on June 23 via Coast House/Banana Boat.  Titled Free, the Cisco Adler-produced album marks a somewhat stark departure from his Atlantic days that featured […]

Rockstar Mayhem Festival lineup and dates official; begins June 26 in San Diego

By Alan Ho Consider it official.  Earlier today, the Rockstar Mayhem Festival got announced with HELLYEAH in the growing festival’s main stage lineup and this year as rumored, metal legends Slayer will be the main headlining act.  Alongside these two, King Diamond and The Devil Wears Prada will be joining them in the main […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who: AirsicknessWhere:  Tampa, FLThe band:  Owen Jago (vocals/guitar), Casey Jago (bass), Allen Litchfield (guitar) and Nick Masengale (drums)For fans of:  Pierce The Veil, Paramore, All Time Low, Armor For Sleep, Madina Lake, Mayday Parade, Every Avenue, Go Radio A lot of alt-rock bands have emerged out of Florida’s vibrant indie […]

Brandon Flowers releases new solo single, announces release of sophomore solo effort

By Alan Ho While Vegas outfit the Killers remain on hiatus, frontman Brandon Flowers is not.  Flowers will release his sophomore solo effort, The Desired Effect on May 19. 2015.  The album is a follow-up to his successful solo debut and chart topper The Flamingo and sees Flowers team up with Ariel Rechtshaid (HAIM, […]