by Caitlyn Tarney Frankie Soleil is no longer sorry for making a mark in Columbus, Ohio. The alt-rock band, named after the singer, consists of Soleil, guitarist Bryan Ream, and drummer Mark Fullen, who have spent the last year playing shows around Ohio. Their music has reached all the way across the country and has even attracted listeners as far as England. Frankie Soleil is making a name for themselves, and you don’t want to miss them! Making their musical debut with more of an indie sound, Frankie Soleil has since moved into the edgier style inspired by influences like … Continue reading Rock Is Not Dead & Frankie Soleil is Here to Prove It
Founding member of Elephant 6 Recording Co, Hilarie Sidney, gets behind the drum kit for “Dream Some More,” the latest single by The High Water Marks. The track is off their new upcoming album, Your Next Wolf, out on June 23rd via Minty Fresh Records. The new album has elaborate guitar riffs, hard-hitting percussion, and memorable pop tunes, not to mention Sidney’s unmistakable vocals. With Your Next Wolf, the band is more energized and methodical, yet effortlessly cool in their delivery. “We are really happy with this record,” says Sidney, “and we feel like it has the cohesive sound and … Continue reading Hilarie Sidney Returns to the Drums for The High Water Marks’ New Single
Australian punk band, The Hard-Ons are about to drop their new album, Ripper 23, on June 2nd off Golden Robot Records. Ripper 23 is the band’s fourteenth studio album and their second with Tim Rogers (YOU AM I) as their frontman. With their signature punk-metal-meets power pop sound, The Hard-On’s Ripper 23 will surely delight fans old and new. Pre-order today and be on the lookout for upcoming live shows! Catch up with The Hard-Ons on social media for live updates. *Cover photo by Jo Forster, courtesy of Jo Murray. Continue reading The Hard-Ons Are About to Drop Their New Album, “Ripper 23”
“We are back–primed and loaded–ready to bring the HITS to all the rockers!”– Jon Spencer Legendary king of weird-cool, Jon Spencer (Pussy Galore, The Blues Explosion) hits the road with his new act, Jon Spencer & The HITmakers on January 24th in Cambridge, Massachusetts the Middle East., wrapping up on February 4th in Ridgewood, New York at TV Eye. The tour will also showcase talent by Bob Bert (Sonic Youth, Pussy Galore), and Sam Coomes (Quasi, Heatmiser). Recently, Spencer released his latest album, Spencer Gets It Lit, described as typical of the “Spenceresque sound,” wielding “electro art-pop beats” and stamped … Continue reading Jon Spencer & The HITmakers Begin Winter Tour!
by Amaris Pollinger No one has executed modern rock as flawlessly as Dee, Isaiah, and Solomon Radke of Kansas City rock band, Radkey. They emerged from a literal green room and propelled themselves onto the big stage, performing with Fishbone, Foo Fighters, and Local H. Currently, they’re on the “Let the Bad Times Roll” tour with 90’s punk legends, The Offspring. Just days before hitting the pavement with The Offspring, the Radkey team arranged an interview, for which I am eternally grateful. Isaiah Radke, the bass master, and usual Radkey spokesman joined me on 4/20 (make all the jokes you … Continue reading Radkey: A Whole New Class of Modern Rock
Missouri rock band Radkey, consisting of brothers Dee, Isaiah, and Soloman Radke, have officially set off on the “Let the Bad Times Roll” tour with The Offspring. The tour opened on April 26th in San Diego at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre. Radkey will be rocking with The Offspring until May 18th, wrapping up in Pittsburgh, PA at Stage AE. The brothers will then head to Daytona Beach for Welcome To Rockville, performing with the likes of The Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails, and Jane’s Addiction. Blame My Youth will fill Radkey’s spot on The Offspring’s “Let The … Continue reading Radkey Hits the Pavement with The Offspring