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On the Radar, week of 10/27

On the Radar, week of 10/27

Robert EnglandGoood morning everybody!  Let’s start off the week with something that doesn’t happen very often.  The Foo Fighters “Something from Nothing” debuted last week at #16, and this week jumps all the way to #1 in it’s second week.  If anyone can remember this ever happening in Mediabase history, ...

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Soundgarden ‘Storm’ Back With First New Song in Two Years

Soundgarden 'Storm' Back With First New Song in Two Years

After making an appearance at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit this weekend, Soundgarden quietly dropped a new single last night. The track is called "Storm," and according to Stereogum, it's their first new song since 2012's reunion project, King Animal. The shrieking, anxiety-laden track arrives just in time for Halloween, with Chris ...

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Singer SHIMON MOORE Says He Was Fired From SICK PUPPIES

Singer SHIMON MOORE Says He Was Fired From SICK PUPPIES

Frontman Shimon Moore says that he was surprised by his ousting from SICK PUPPIES, the band he co-founded in Australia with bassist Emma Anzai in 1997 while the two were in high school. Anzai and drummer Mark Goodwin, the trio's remaining members, issued a statement on October 20 in which they ...

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ShipRocked 2015 Lineup Announced

ShipRocked 2015 Lineup Announced

ShipRocked--the ultimate rock music cruise vacation--will sail roundtrip between the Port Of Miami and Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas from February 2-6, 2015 onboard the Norwegian Pearl. ShipRocked 2015--fueled by Monster Energy--will be headlined by Limp Bizkit, featuring Fred Durst, Wes Borland, Sam Rivers, and John Otto. Fred Durst says, “Limp ...

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Not one artist’s album has gone platinum this year

Not one artist’s album has gone platinum this year

According to Billboard (via Digital Music News), after nine months, not a single artist’s album has hit one million units sold in 2014 (in the U.S.). By far, Disney’s Frozen soundtrack is the year’s bestseller, hitting 3.12 million units. So far, the bestselling artist albums of 2014 are Beyoncé’s self-titled (776,000) ...

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Play Ball

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Figure It Out

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Hater

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This Means War

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Heaven Knows

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Editorial

On the Radar, week of 10/27

Posted October 27th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Editorial
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canvasRobert England

Goood morning everybody!  Let’s start off the week with something that doesn’t happen very often.  The Foo Fighters “Something from Nothing” debuted last week at #16, and this week jumps all the way to #1 in it’s second week.  If anyone can remember this ever happening in Mediabase history, please let me know, because I can’t.  What an amazing achievement!  Foo Fighters has never put out a bad record, ever.  That’s dedication to the craft.  The track is up a whopping 993 spins.  WOW! Continue Reading »

Industry Profiles

Going Artie Fufkin with Jeff Laufer and Rock Bands of LA

Posted July 22nd, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Industry Profiles
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Jeff LauferJefferson A. Laufer is a second-generation native to Los Angeles, the music capitol of the world. He is the chief journalist for Rock Bands of LA. This has been a long laborious under taking yet it’s been a labor of love and devotion for Jeff…..

I was fortunate to work in the record business for over 27 years. Within these 27 years I was fortunate to work with many artist that altered social culture. My job entailed getting records played on the radio. It was considered that the more radio airplay you accumulated the more records you’d sell. Unfortunately it did not always work that way. The public is fickle and never follows the norm. Continue Reading »

News

Soundgarden ‘Storm’ Back With First New Song in Two Years

Posted October 27th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in News
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Screen Shot 2014-10-27 at 10.34.26 AMAfter making an appearance at Neil Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit this weekend, Soundgarden quietly dropped a new single last night. The track is called “Storm,” and according to Stereogum, it’s their first new song since 2012′s reunion project, King Animal. Continue Reading »

Tour Announcements

August Burns Red announces 2015 US headline tour

Posted October 21st, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Tour Announcements
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1126Lancaster, PA’s August Burns Red is proud announce their US headline tour for early 2015. Presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, “The Frozen Flame Tour” features support from Miss May I, Northlane, & ERRA, set to launch on January 22nd in Baltimore, MD at Baltimore Soundstage. VIP pre-sale tickets are available today at Show Stubs, and General Admission tickets will go on sale next Friday, October 31st at 10AM (local time). Full tour routing below. Continue Reading »

Artist Profiles

Fozzy/Chris Jericho with Captain Jack

Posted October 13th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Artist Profiles
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FozzyChris Jericho…I’m a big fan. The huge wrestler fan, or dork, that I am was in Chicago the night he made his WWE debut…pretty sweet.  Fozzy is making some HUGE noise and is killer live. Here is my sit down with pro wrestler, Mega KISS fan, and lead singer of Fozzy Chris Jericho.

1. Hollywood puts together a movie about FOZZY, who plays you? Continue Reading »

NEW VIDEO

In This Moment – Sick Like Me (Official Video)

Posted October 21st, 2014 by admin and filed in NEW VIDEO