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  • Torche Putting Finishing Touches on 'Heavier Than Ever' New Album

    Torche Putting Finishing Touches on 'Heavier Than Ever' New Album | ARTICLE

    Torche bassist Jonathan Nuñez is holed up at Pinecrust, his Miami home studio, putting the finishing touches on the Florida alt-metal band's as-yet-untitled, fourth full-length album. "Pretty much all the tracks are done," Nuñez tells Rolling Stone before adding some overdubs...

    March 31, 2014 3:45 PM ET
  • Black Lips Wrapping Album With Black Keys' Patrick Carney

    Black Lips Wrapping Album With Black Keys' Patrick Carney | ARTICLE

    "I think we're done with it," Black Lips bassist Jared Swilley says of his band's new album, which they've spent much of the second half of this year working on. "I went to an Atlanta studio...

    October 31, 2013 2:25 PM ET
  • Deerhunter Roll Out Mellow 'Monomania' Tunes in Atlanta

    Deerhunter Roll Out Mellow 'Monomania' Tunes in Atlanta | ARTICLE

    "I wouldn't be playing music if it wasn't for this tape," Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox said from Atlanta's Variety Playhouse stage last night. The cassette in question was the Breeders' 1993 classic Last Splash, purchased by Cox's...

    May 16, 2013 12:20 PM ET
  • All or Nothing Guy: Jay Reatard Through Atlanta's Eyes

    All or Nothing Guy: Jay Reatard Through Atlanta's Eyes | ARTICLE

    Directors Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz originally intended to create a short film when they followed Memphis punk rocker Jay Reatard (born Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr.) around his hometown in the spring of 2009. But when Lindsey...

    March 6, 2012 3:10 PM ET
  • The B-52's Celebrate 35 Years With Hometown Party

    The B-52's Celebrate 35 Years With Hometown Party | ARTICLE

    They didn't really know what they were doing – didn't even totally know how to play their instruments, if they were being honest. But back in 1977, a couple of the band's friends were...

    February 10, 2012 2:50 PM ET
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