MATTHEW CARROLL RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM “LEFT TO BURN”

MATTHEW CARROLL RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM “LEFT TO BURN”

MATTHEW CARROL, the Birmingham, AL singer and songwriter has released his debut album Left To Burn today.  The video for the first single “Heart Of Fire” can be viewed at this location: https://youtu.be/V0wYPhErTJQ The album is a mix of 90s influenced Alternative Rock and high-energy indie pop.  Carroll brought together some of the best talent in the south east to play on this record and put in the work to make an album he could be proud of.  A…

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Q & A With Narcos Family Band

Q & A With Narcos Family Band

XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest band news? Any new projects coming out, live shows or announcements? Hot Meat: We released a new tape entitled “Pink Blues” on New Year’s Eve through King Pizza Records. We have a double single that will be coming out sooner than later and we’re beginning to work on our first full length LP. XS ROCK: How long has the band been together? Hot Meat: We formed in June…

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Cranberries Lead Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dead At 46

Cranberries Lead Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dead At 46

O’Riordan died suddenly on 15 January 2018, while in London, England, for a short recording session. She was 46 years old. The cause of death has not immediately been made public.  The Cranberries were well known for such hits as “Linger” and “Zombie”. More details will be posted as we receive them.

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BARB WIRE DOLLS Reveal Music Video for “Fade Away” – A Tribute to the Victims of the Bataclan Tragedy

BARB WIRE DOLLS Reveal Music Video for “Fade Away” – A Tribute to the Victims of the Bataclan Tragedy

The origin story of the fastest rising band in underground rock, BARB WIRE DOLLS, is undoubtedly an impressive one. From being discovered and signed by late rock legend Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, to being personally invited to move to Los Angeles by iconic KROQ DJ Rodney Bingenheimer, BARB WIRE DOLLS have proven worthy of some of music’s biggest stars. While BARB WIRE DOLLS are humbled by those honors to this day, their chief honor was to be personally invited to record…

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Former Faith No More Singer Dead

Former Faith No More Singer Dead

Chuck Mosley  was an American singer-songwriter who was best known as the frontman for Faith No More from 1984 to 1988. During his tenure with the band, they released two albums, We Care a Lot and Introduce Yourself. The EMP Label Group posted the following tribute to Chuck: Today the EMP/THC family has suffered a devastating loss, with the passing of our friend, and artist, Chuck Mosley. Here is the official statement from his family….

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VNV NATION sells out American Empire Tour – returns to Denver + LA in December!

VNV NATION sells out American Empire Tour – returns to Denver + LA in December!

VNV Nation just wrapped up their Automatic Empire Tour in the US and are now taking the show abroad to select cities in Germany and Spain. Harris will continue to perform the iconic albums Automatic and Empires in a series of small clubs. Nearly every single date SOLD OUT in advance of the tour but have no fear, Ronan Harris is slated to return to the states in December for fans who may have missed him this time around. Harris will be performing DJ sets at Bar Standard in Denver, CO on December 30th and…

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DOLL SKIN Release ‘Daughter’ Music Video, On Tour With ONE-EYED DOLL

DOLL SKIN Release ‘Daughter’ Music Video, On Tour With ONE-EYED DOLL

DOLL SKIN have released the video for their new single “DAUGHTER”. DOLL SKIN is currently on tour supporting ONE-EYED DOLL on the SOMETHNG WICKED Tour, with special guests CO-OP (featuring Dash Cooper) on select dates, plus a select handful of headlining dates. The tour follows up several legs of headlining on the SHUT UP! Tour, and a Summer stint on the 2017 VANS WARPED TOUR. DOLL SKIN is supporting MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL, the June 2017 released follow up to their 2016 EMP Label Group debut, IN YOUR FACE (AGAIN), Produced…

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HOOBASTANK SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS WORLDWIDE AND ANNOUNCE UPCOMING ALBUM ARRIVING IN 2018

HOOBASTANK SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS WORLDWIDE AND ANNOUNCE UPCOMING ALBUM ARRIVING IN 2018

2017 marks another chapter in the career of exceptional rock act,HOOBASTANK, by signing to the Austrian indie label NAPALM RECORDS and announcing their next album, scheduled for the first half of 2018. HOOBASTANK comments on their future endeavors: “We’re extremely thrilled about signing with Napalm Records and honored to be joining their roster of talented artists. For our 6th full-length album we finally got to work with producer Matt Wallace (Faith No More, Maroon 5). We had been wanting…

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The Nearly Deads – Revenge Of The Nearly Deads

The Nearly Deads – Revenge Of The Nearly Deads

Artist: The Nearly Deads Album: Revenge Of The Nearly Deads Genre: Alternative / Hard Rock Label: The Nearly Deads Release Date: June 9, 2017 Review: If you’re into Halestorm, you’ve got to check out The Nearly Deads. Starting with the “Diamond in the Rough”, the band shows that they have what it takes to kick out the jams. It’s a great opening track with a lot of energy. Lead vocalist, T.J. has a great voice. It’s incredibly smooth,…

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Marilyn Manson – Heaven Upside Down

Marilyn Manson – Heaven Upside Down

Artist: Marilyn Manson Album: Heaven Upside Down Genre: Metal / Alternative Label: Loma Vista Recordings Release Date: October 6, 2017 Track Listing: 01. Revelation #12 02. Tattooed In Reverse 03. WE KNOW WHERE YOU FUCKING LIVE 04. SAY10 05. KILL4ME 06. Saturnalia 07. JE$U$ CRI$I$ 08. Blood Honey 09. Heaven Upside Down 10. Threats Of Romance  

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