Upcoming Shows Archive

@PHISH after-parties at B.B. KINGS in #NYC ft. Dopapod/Kung Fu/The Heavy Pets @blpfam

A bunch of you will undoubtedly be heading into The Big Apple at the end of the month to catch Phish’s (annual?) run at Madison Square Garden. Depending on how much energy you have after the show (chemically induced or otherwise,) we all know NYC has quite a bit to choose from by way of […]

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Interview with Tom Hamilton from AMERICAN BABIES; Playing Syracuse, NY TOMORROW 12/7 @ambabes

Philadelphia, Pa. 4-piece American Babies is currently on the road supporting their latest album Knives and Teeth, via The Royal Potato Family. Philly has never been a slouch in the musical talent department, and American Babies boasts a very strong lineup with loads of recording and performance experience behind them, most notably guitarist Tom Hamilton […]

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Members of Quicksand/Dresden Dolls/DIIV/Antibalas added to ROCK LOTTERY at Knitting Factory BK 12/7/13

Whoa dude! I was sold with Ted Leo, The Make Up!, but this is getting ridiculous! Taking a guess, it looks like Brian Viglione will be hitting, Walter Schreifels will be strumming, and a whole mighty mess of talent are going to descend up Knitting Factory on December 7th. I’d suggest getting your tickets quickly, […]

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The Heavy Pets to hit show #900 in NYC on Thursday! Returning to the Studio in December.

The Heavy Pets Close Out 2013 with 900th Show and Return to the Studio The Heavy Pets kick off their 8th year as a band and close out 2013 with a solid run of shows including three nights with new super group Incidental Animals (Kyle of The String Cheese Incident; Dan, Steve & Dave of ALO; and Jennifer Hartswick of […]

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Polar Bear Club Streaming New Album on Red Bull Music; Death Chorus out 11/19 on Rise Records

Rochester NY’s Polar Bear Club will release, Death Chorus, their Rise Records debut on November 19th. The LP is now streaming in its entirety on Red Bull Music:   http://win.gs/1idjDxw.

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HAYMAKER Confirms First Release In Nearly A Decade Via A389; New Track Playing At @Noisey

Notorious Hamilton, Ontario-based aggressors, HAYMAKER, confirm the pending release of their first new material to hit the streets in nearly a decade, having recently harnessed a clenched handful of new tracks. A riotous hardcore/punk splinter group formed by auditory predators who have spent/continue to invest time attacking society’s ills in Left For Dead, Chokehold and The […]

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TRUE MUSIC FESTIVAL ROUNDS OUT PERFORMER LINEUP FOR INAUGURAL EVENT IN SCOTTSDALE, AZ. 12/14/13 @truemusicfest @carenwestpr

  GRiZ, Kill Paris, Hellogoodbye, He’s My Brother She’s My Sister, Kopecky Family Band and More Added to Performer Lineup   TrueVIP Packages On Sale Friday, October 25 at 12:00 p.m. PST   Scottsdale, AZ (October 24, 2013) – True Music Festival, a brand new festival experience coming to Scottsdale, Arizona, has confirmed additions to its […]

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Interview with JR and Blake from Pig Destroyer; Playing HOUSECORE HORROR FEST! @pigdestroyer @basilicafest

I don’t know about you, but I jumped for joy when I heard that  Pig Destroyer’s latest effort, Book Burner, charted on Billboard’s Top 200. I can’t say whether it was seeing such an extreme form of music garnering this type of attention, or thinking about the absolute horror a typical Pop music fan (Billboard’s […]

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BROOKLYN ROCK LOTTERY SATURDAY, 12/7/13 at KNITTING FACTORY BROOKLYN @knitbrooklyn

BROOKLYN ROCK LOTTERY SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH at KNITTING FACTORY BROOKLYN Featuring Participants From: Small Black, Here We Go Magic, Porcelain Raft, Balkan Beat Box, Oneida, The Make-Up, Rainer Maria, Cave In & more to come The Rock Lottery began in Denton, TX in 1997. It has since branched off to Seattle (founded in 2004) and Brooklyn (founded in […]

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JUNGLE BOOGIE @ ROARING BROOK RANCH in Lake George, NY 10/25-26

Here’s a ridiculous lineup taking place in Lake George, NY this weekend! JUNGLE BOOGIE is a 2-day event that boasts 3 stages (LIVE, ELECTRONIC, AND PSYCHEDELIC,) a veritable shit-ton of performing artists, epic lights/sounds/visuals, the works. It’s looking like a good way to ring in Halloween a week early… Grab your tickets below! A 2 […]

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MOOGFEST 2014 – 4/23-27th in Asheville, NC!

Moogfest 2014 and The Media Arts Project Announce Call to Artists 
 Festival Will Curate Public Art Exhibits Celebrating Synthesis of Art & Technology

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AURA 2014 Pre-Party Announcement! 2/13/14 at Spirit of the Suwannee in Live Oak, Florida @blpfam

FIFTH ANNUAL AURA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL THURSDAY NIGHT PRE-PARTY WITH THE HEAVY PETS, GREENHOUSE LOUNGE AND THE FUNKY NUGGETS Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL AURA Music & Arts Festival has announced their first official onsite pre-party in their five year history. Kicking things off […]

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Consider The Source continue kicking ass all over the place; 2nd live album drop 10/22! @cts_music

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Consider The Source To Release Second Live Album on October 22nd NEW YORK, NEW YORK — October 8th, 2013 — Sci-Fi Middle Eastern fusion band Consider The Source has announced the release of their second live album, “F**k It, We’ll Do It Live, Volume 2”. The 9-track release will be the first […]

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Interview with Blake Allison from Devour The Day; Playing @Upstatehall518 TONIGHT! @devourtheday @fatladymusic

Memphis, Tennessee’s Devour The Day visited Syracuse, NY on August 4th as part of a large festival billing put on by long-standing rock station 95X. The duo of Blake Allison and Joey “Chicago” Walser have put together a blazing array of heaviness on their Fat Lady Music debut, Time and Pressure, an effort co-produced by the […]

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A389 X Anniversary Bash on sale at NOON; Sell-out imminent. @a389recordings

A389 10th Anniversary Bash. Baltimore Sound Stage. January 17-18, 2014. Integrity performing a Systems Overload set, a one-time reunion by BLOODLET (How the fuck did they get them?!?!?! AMAZING!) Infest, and Haymaker?!?! Someone sold their soul for this lineup, and it was worth it. These tickets are going to go immediately, so don’t sleep on […]

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EAST COAST TSUNAMI 2013 starts tonight; Full lineup below. #hardcore #punk @ectsunami

A riot is making it’s way to Reading, Pennsylvania today as this year’s installment of EAST COAST TSUNAMI FEST begins! Club Reverb is going to shake to the core for 72 hours, so don’t miss out!!!

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KUNG FU ANNOUNCES FALL TOUR DATES @kungfutunes; Playing Halloween in #NYC and @Auramusicfest

Kung Fu have announced their Fall tour dates and Winter festival schedule taking them up and down the East Coast. The five-piece will also be playing a Phish after party on October 26 in Worchester, a Halloween show at Gramercy Theater in NYC with Twiddle, Bear Creek Music Festival on November 14 & 15, Jungle Jam IV […]

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Consider The Source Announces 2nd Leg of 2013 Fall Tour! Buff/Syr/Alb/Roc included @cts_music

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Consider The Source Announces 2nd Leg of 2013 Fall Tour NEW YORK, NEW YORK — September 18th, 2013 — Sci-Fi Middle Eastern fusion trio Consider The Source has just announced the second leg of their 2013 Fall Tour. The first part of the tour includes performances at venues across the Midwest. The second […]

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Interview with Vinnie from Floodwood; On tour NOW and debut album coming soon! Tour dates below.

Upstate, NY Americana band Floodwood brings together some of the finest talent our great state of NY has to offer. Featuring Al and Vinnie from jam-band heavyweights moe., Jason Barody from Wooden Spoon from Taos, award winning banjo player Nick Piccinnini, and Hypnotic Clambake’s Zachery Fleitz on bass, you can bet that Floodwood isn’t playing […]

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THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT SUWANNEE HULAWEEN ULTIMATE INCIDENT VIP PACKAGES

Here’s one for those of you who like to go BIG!!! The String Cheese Incident’s Hulaween spooktacular is happening from 10/31-11/2 at Spirit Of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida, and they’ve just announced some insane packages for all your Halloween needs. See below to inquire how to get into it. THE STRING CHEESE […]

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Metal Insider @CMJ 2013 Showcase ft. Nachmystium/Black Anvil/Ramming Speed/Vattnet Viskar @thesyndotcom

Weehawken, NJ (Sept 10, 2013) – The Syndicate is excited to announce Metal Insider’s CMJ 2013 showcase at Club Europa in Brooklyn, NY on Wednesday, October 16. Featuring a headlining performance by Chicago’s Nachtmystium, the exclusive showcase will also include Byzantine’s first New York City-area appearance in six years, plus performances from Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar. CMJ badges will be accepted at […]

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Interview with Karl Denson of Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe; Playing #Syracuse TONIGHT 9/17/13

Karl Denson is the real deal. No joke, his performance and recording roster reads like a Who’s Who of incredible experiences. Having played virtually every festival on Earth, sharing stages with the likes of James Brown, DMB, The Allman Brothers, and D’Angelo, and dropping a multitude of releases in several different genres, Karl Denson’s Tiny […]

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Catskill Chill starts TODAY at Camp Minglewood! Limited tickets at the gate. @catskillchill @blpfam

All the months of planning and preparation are final here, and CATSKILL CHILL starts in just a few short hours!!! Brotherly Love and Camp Minglewood always strive to bring you an enormous batch of talent and good energy, and this year is looking like another banner one for the Chill! Very limited tickets are available […]

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Basilica Sound Scape Festival (@basilicafest) feat. @PigDestroyer, @DIIV, and many more in Hudson, NY 9/13-14 #nyhc

  BASILICA SOUND SCAPE is a multi-genre, multi-format event that’ll be taking over Hudson, NY in just 2 short weeks. With a heavy focus on a broad array of diverse talent, this year’s lineup features some of the most exciting and talked-about artists on the market today. I’m not gonna lie, Live High Five is going […]

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JIMKATA announce TEN MORE SONGS! Fall Tour/Album; Playing @catskillchill @blpfam @jimkatamusic

JIMKATA ANNOUNCES TEN MORE SONGS! FALL TOUR & LIVE ALBUM Wrapping up a busy summer with sets at Summer Camp, Gathering of the Vibes, Rootwire and the approaching Catskill Chill Music Festival, Jimkata announces the release of their first official live album, 10 More Songs!, due out in October. This fall the Ithaca based four-piece will also head […]

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Interview with DJ Freaky Flow; Playing in #PHILLY tonight 8/23! @djfreakyflow #DNB #EDM

As a freshman in college, I was introduced me to Drum and Bass by way of DJ Freaky Flow, a Toronto scratch-master, floor-shaker, and all-around brilliant track selector. His intro tape (long before tapes were again fashionable and in vogue) quite literally changed the way I listened to music, and it wasn’t long before I […]

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CATSKILL CHILL SCHEDULE and PRE-PARTY ANNOUNCEMENTS! #ITHACA & #NYC @catskillchill @blpfam

Told you to take monday off, didn’t I? I guess you’ll just have to call in instead 😉 Full schedule at the bottom, and don’t miss out on the sweet pre-parties going on in Ithaca and New York City! Another amazing lineup and guaranteed good time from our friends at Brotherly Love Productions!!! CATSKILL CHILL […]

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Consider The Source Fall Tour Dates! @cts_music; Playing @CatskillChill in September!

One of the most interesting and talented groups currently on the market , NYC’s Consider The Source, just announced the first leg of their Fall Tour! It’s tough to classify the band, but let’s just say the trio plays some highly technical, super progressive, and multi-influenced jam music on a very wide scale. I’ve told […]

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Interview with Sam T. from Diamond Youth @dmndyouth; Playing #Rochester for @Scion Bonzai Fest 8/17/13

Baltimore, Maryland quartet Diamond Youth recently released a new EP on Topshelf Records. Titled Orange and released via Topshelf Records, the group most recently wrapped up a tour with Make Do and Mend and Cheap Girls… Definitely a quality showcase of talent you hopefully got a chance to check out! Fiercely DIY or Die, the […]

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AURA 2014 Lineup Announcement! @blpfam @auramusicfest #aura

No slowing down for Brotherly Love Productions! Do these guys ever sleep, or do they just spend every waking moment planning insane lineups in cool locations?! Check out another monster festival lineup for AURA 2014, taking place in Live Oak, Florida from February 14-16 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park! Lots of return performers, […]

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Interview with All Else Fails (Joe Pesci Edition); Fucktropolis out NOW! @Allelsefailsca #fuck

Fuck. Every once in a while, you go into work with your Give-a-Fuck Meter on “0” and 8 hours left in the day. It’s not the most pleasant way to go about things, but it just happens. You just want to say “Fuck” a lot. Then, you get a fucking email from a very fucking […]

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Interview with The Drama State; Playing #Rochester TONIGHT (8/13) AT @BUGJARROCHESTER @thedramastate @streakerrecords

Gas City, Indiana 5-piece The Drama State are currently on the road and bringing their “Bro Big or Bro Home” tour (smh lol) to Upstate NY today. The pop-rock group will be performing TONIGHT, August 13th, at The Bug Jar in Rochester, NY, so if you can, go fill your gut with a garbage plate […]

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“DOPADOSIO” (@Dopapod & @Papadosio) together at @CATSKILLCHILL and MORE!!! #chillfam #rage

  Here’s another easy sellout. Not content to tear through their own sets, Dopapod and Papadosio will be joining forces to create DOPADOSIO at this year’s Catskill Chill Fest at Camp Minglewood from Sept. 6-8! Couple this with the Acoustic Junction lineup and already ridiculous main stage acts, Catskill Chill is throwing everything they’ve got […]

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GREENHOUSE (BLUEPRINT + ILLOGIC) PREMIERE NEW VIDEO ON HIP HOP DX.COM; Playing Buffalo, NY 8/31!!!

GREENHOUSE (BLUEPRINT + ILLOGIC)PREMIERE NEW VIDEO ON HIP HOP DX.COM  NEW ALBUM OUT / ON TOUR NOW!Hip Hop DX has the world premiere of “Willing To Bleed” from Columbus, OH duo, Greenhouse. Composed of two highly decorated lyric vets,Blueprint and Illogic, Greenhouse Effect just released their new full-length album, Bend But Don’t Break (out now via Weightless Recordings). The video was directed […]

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SUWANNEE SPRINGFEST’S 18TH YEAR W/ AVETT BROTHERS and many more!!!

SUWANNEE SPRINGFEST CELEBRATES ITS 18TH YEAR WITH AVETT BROTHERS, PUNCH BROTHERS, SAM BUSH BAND, SOUTHERN SOUL ASSEMBLY AND MORE! March 20 – 23, 2014 at the Magnificent Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL Tickets on sale now!

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Virgin Free Fest 2013 lineup announcement 9/21/13 Merriweather Pavilion

What’s better than a cool music festival? A FREE one! This year’s installment of Virgin Free Fest, taking place at Merriweather Pavilion, takes place on 9/21/13. If you’ve ever been, you know how much fun it is, so don’t miss out… Tickets go up on AUGUST 9TH via TICKETFLY. Lineup: City and Colour MGMT Chuches […]

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TRUE MUSIC FESTIVAL INAUGURAL EVENT IN SCOTTSDALE, AZ. 12/14/13; Presales up on 8/22/13!!!

Yet another badass festival announcement, this time taking place in Scottsdale in December. It’s mighty nice and warm in Arizona in the winter 😉 Get ready! For Immediate Release   TRUE MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DATES FOR INAUGURAL EVENT IN SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA DECEMBER 14, 2013   Multi-Stage Festival To Be Held On 140-acre Salt River Fields Facility  […]

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BUILT TO SPILL TO EMBARK ON FALL 2013 TOUR @built_2_spill

For Immediate Release: BUILT TO SPILL TO EMBARK ON FALL 2013 TOUR July 22nd, 2013 – Burbank, CA – Built To Spill, one of the most endearing and enduring bands of our generation, have announced a string of fall headlining tour dates; select dates will go on sale July 27th. In addition to touring the U.S., […]

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Lamb of God and Killswitch Engage Tour Dates! @lambofgodband @kseofficial @adrenalinepr

Like Heavy? We do. This will be one of the heaviest out there this Fall, so don’t miss out… Get you tickets July 19th!!! For Immediate Release July 17, 2013 LAMB OF GOD Partners with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE for North American Tour Testament and Huntress to Support Long-time friends LAMB OF GOD and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have joined forces for what will […]

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Interview with John Garcia of Vista Chino from @orionmusicmore @vistachinomusic; North American Tour Dates announced!

Here’s one I didn’t see coming… Festivals, more often than not, are a total mish-mash of confusion and last minute change-ups, seemingly hellbent on making even the most organized worker delusional from confusion. ‘Go here,’ ‘don’t go there,’ ‘I’ll be there in 2 minutes’ usually means 30, etc. It’s can be a total pain in […]

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Interview with Karl Buechner from @EarthCrisis; Playing #Syracuse TONIGHT 7/13 @victoryrecords

Attention 90’s Hardcore kids… Ready for a windmill to the face? Earth Crisis’ groundbreaking EP, Firestorm, is 20 years old. Nuts, right?! In a move that changed the shape of hardcore music as we may (or may not have) known it, the Syracuse, NY based five-piece, along with several of their contemporaries, offered a much […]

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@BREAKSCIENCE drops new track #WHOGOTIT on Pretty Lights Music; Playing @campbisco 7/13!!!

Borahm Lee. Adam Deitch. Redman. ‘Nuff said. Break Science just dropped their new track, WHO GOT IT, for your listening pleasure. You’ll get your chance to catch the magic this weekend at CAMP BISCO (unless you slacked and missed your shot to get tix.) If so, catch them on one of their upcoming dates below.   […]

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FUN FUN FUN FEST lineup announcement! November 8-10 #atx #austin

Q -Who wants to go to Austin in November? A- EVERYONE!!! &nbs

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Interview with David Ford; Latest album CHARGE available NOW! @davidfordisdead

I’ve never met David Ford in-person before but, after reading his answers to this interview, I’d be glad to buy the first pint when it comes time. What is it about British people, conversation, and writing that makes them so unique and inherently interesting? It can’t simply be the “ou” they use when spelling “favourite.” […]

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THE BIG UP announces EVEN MORE ARTISTS and ACTIVITIES! @bigupfestival @blpfam

This is gonna rule! And now JoJo and John from NERVE are offering master classes as well?! Sick!!! Tickets go up in price shortly, and this will sell out, so get on it now. THE BIG UP MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL ARTISTS AND ACTIVITIES! The Heavy Pets and Thriftworks confirmed along with an […]

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EAST COAST TSUNAMI 2013 announces incredible lineup! @ectsunami #hardcore

BRUTAL!!! Fast Break Entertainment and Club Reverb have done it again. Check out the bands, pick up your jaw, pick up some change, and get your ticket. Here’s the lineup: Friday 9/27: Bouncing Souls Street Dogs Man Overboard The Menzingers Fucked Up Animalhaus Yellow Stitches Stoked On Being Pumped American Werewolves Godamnit Saturday 9/28: Hatebreed […]

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Interview with Amber from Jucifer; 20 Years Slaying Ears Tour of the Northeast starts TONIGHT!!! @jucifer

Somewhereville, USA’s sludge/doom/metal duo Jucifer are embarking on a run to celebrate their 20th anniversary of skull-crushing, aurally devastating audio pummel, though “run” may be the wrong word to use when describing their touring cycles. Quite honestly, touring “cycle” doesn’t make much sense, either. Jucifer’s nomadic existence finds them on the road year round, which […]

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KUNG FU ADDS SECOND SHOW AT THE TONIC ROOM in CHI-TOWN; Tour dates at the bottom!

KUNG FU ADDS SECOND PHISH AFTER PARTY AT THE TONIC ROOM IN CHICAGO, IL NIGHT 1 SOLD OUT! Saturday, July 20th and Sunday, July 21st   After selling out their Phish After Party at the Tonic Room in Chicago, IL on Saturday, July 20th more than a month in advance, Kung Fu has added a second show at the same venue on the following night. Connecticut’s […]

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KNAPSACK reunion shows in the works!

Here’s one that I chalked up to the “Bummer I Didn’t Get To See Them” files. Catch KNAPSACK in 2013!!! Knapsack will reunite this fall to play their first shows since disbanding in early 1999. The dates mark the 15th anniversary of their final US tour (with openers At The Drive-In) and will include a first-ever Florida appearance at The […]

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Interview with Steve Jackson from The Pietasters; Playing #APPLESTOMP @irvingplaza THIS SATURDAY (6/1) #ska

It’s never a bad time to catch up with The Pietasters! The DC Ska legends, both for their tunes and hard partying ways, are one of very few groups that bring as much excitement to their crowds as they do inebriation, so you know you’ll have a blast when they take the stage. The morning […]

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