Playlist Challenge, Day 814

The Dead Weather — “Die By The Drop”

Playlist Challenge, Day 808

The Dead Weather — “I Cut Like a Buffalo”

5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#19)

1. Plastic Tears

Glam rock from Finland. For fans of Poison, KISS, Hanoi Rocks, etc. Plastic Tears recently released their latest album, Angels With Attitude, and the positive press has been rolling in. The guys are currently booking shows to promote the album. Check out “Miss Stumbling Legs” and “Secret Society.”

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2. Mechanical Vampires

Dark pop/electronic/alternative from New Jersey. For fans of Crywolf, 30 Seconds to Mars, PVRIS, etc. Mechanical Vampires is currently working on new music. In the meantime, listen to “Gemini” and “Forget About Me.”

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3. Modern Echo

Progressive/hard rock from Wisconsin. For fans of Nothing More, A Perfect Circle, Gemini Syndrome, etc. Modern Echo has just reached their goal on their Indiegogo campaign. They are using the funds to finish the upcoming album, In Division. Here are “Break in the Sky” and their cover of Soundgarden’s “Fell on Black Days,” a tribute to Chris Cornell.

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4. Seven Year Witch

Rock & roll from South Carolina. For fans of Jack White, Silvertide, Beitthemeans, etc. Seven Year Witch will be touring relentlessly this summer and fall, opening for such acts as Buckcherry and Gin Blossoms. Check out the live performances of “Rags to Riches” and “Salty.”

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5. Morning Robots

Alternative/indie rock from France. For fans of The Black Keys, The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, etc. Morning Robots’ debut EP, Nothing Like Tile For a Tango, was released in June. Here is the latest single, “Meet Me Later.”

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5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#12)

1. Stone Horses

An alternative rock band from Maryland. For fans of Jack White, The Black Keys, Highly Suspect, etc. Stone Horses has a show at Baltimore Soundstage on July 13th. Check out their first official video, “Reckless Ways.”

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2. Hand of the Tribe

A hard rock/metal band from Massachusetts. For fans of Sevendust, HellYeah, Godsmack, etc. Hand of the Tribe has recently been getting airplay on Rock Rage Radio. Listen to “Everything Is Love” and “Moonwalk” now.

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3. Gravitation

A hard rock, female-fronted band from North Carolina. For fans of New Year’s Day, Halestorm, Evanescence, etc. Gravitation has a few upcoming shows, the dates of which you can find on their Facebook. Here are “The Other Side” and “Breathe.”

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4. Within the Grey

A hard rock/metal band from Illinois. For fans of Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle, Five Finger Death Punch, etc. Within the Grey just released three new tracks, all of which are available on Spotify. Listen to “Take The Blame” here:

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5. Thrillchaser

An alternative pop/rock band from Rhode Island. For fans of CHVRCHES, Fun, Hozier, etc. Thrillchaser just released their debut album, A Lot Like Love. Check out the title track and “Like That.”

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March 2018 Album Releases

Hi, all! So it’s almost March, and along with the beginning of spring, the month is going to bring an abundance of new music!!! I personally am looking forward to the release of Myles Kennedy’s first solo record, Year of the Tiger! Following is a list of albums scheduled to reach your hands — and ears — in March!

{Note: If there’s anything that needs to be added to this list, feel free to leave a comment and let me know!}

  • Tech N9ne: Planet [3/2]
  • Moby: Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt [3/2]
  • Tony Lanez: Memories Don’t Die [3/2]
  • Apathy: The Widow’s Son [3/2]
  • Joan Baez: Whistle Down the Wind [3/2]
  • Randy Bachman: By George — By Bachman [3/2]
  • Ry Cooder: Paris, Texas, on vinyl [3/2]
  • Andrew W.K.: You’re Not Alone [3/2]
  • Barely Civil: We Can Live Here Forever [3/2]
  • Buffalo Tom: Quiet and Peace [3/2]
  • Cut Chemist: Die Cut [3/2]
  • Flame: God Knows [3/2]
  • The Breeders: All Nerve [3/2]
  • Pouya: Five Five [3/5]
  • Lawren: Get Your Change [3/5]
  • Calum Scott: Only Human [3/9]
  • David Byrne: American Utopia [3/9]
  • Editors: Violence [3/9]
  • Between the Buried and Me: Automata I [3/9]
  • Judas Priest: Firepower [3/9]
  • Myles Kennedy: Year of the Tiger [3/9]
  • The Fratellis: In Your Own Sweet Time [3/9]
  • Marillion: Brave, deluxe edition [3/9]
  • Suicidal Tendencies: Get Your Fight On! [3/14]
  • Teenage Wrist: Chrome Neon Jesus [3/14]
  • Stone Temple Pilots: Stone Temple Pilots [3/16]
  • Dorothy: 28 Days in the Valley [3/16]
  • Greyhaven: Empty Black [3/16]
  • Fickle Friends: You Are Someone Else [3/16]
  • Scotty McCreery: Seasons Change [3/16]
  • Mount Eerie: Now Only [3/16]
  • The Decemberists: I’ll Be Your Girl [3/16]
  • The Oak Ridge Boys: 17th Avenue Revival [3/16]
  • Three Days Grace: Outsider [3/18]
  • Turbowolf: The Free Life [3/18]
  • Jack White: Boarding House Reach [3/23]
  • Blessthefall: Hard Feelings [3/23]
  • Nicole Cross: Shapeshifter [3/23]
  • Toni Braxton: Sex & Cigarettes [3/23]
  • George Ezra: Staying at Tamara’s [3/23]
  • Led Zeppelin: How the West Was Won, reissue [3/23]
  • Monster Magnet: Mindfucker [3/23]
  • Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed, Live [3/23]
  • Procol Harum: Still There’ll Be More, an Anthology, 1967 – 2017 [3/23]
  • The Cars: Shake It Up; Heartbeat City, expanded reissues [3/30]
  • En Vogue: Electric Café [3/30]
  • Hayley Kiyoko: Expectations [3/30]
  • Kate Nash: Yesterday Was Forever [3/30]
  • Rich the Kid: The World is Yours [3/30]
  • Echosmith: Inside a Dream [3/30]
  • Escape the Fate: I Am Human [3/30]
  • Her: Her [3/30]
  • Kacey Musgraves: Golden Hour [3/30]
  • Red Sun Rising: Thread [3/30]
  • Zeke: Hellbender [3/30]