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118 items by John Gentile

  • Keith Morris on the Anger That Fueled Off!'s New 'Wasted Years'

    Keith Morris on the Anger That Fueled Off!'s New 'Wasted Years' | ARTICLE

    In the late Seventies, fronting the original incarnation of Black Flag, Keith Morris helped create the blueprint for hardcore, and in the following decade, his Circle Jerks paired essential punk cuts with erratic behavior, the singer's drug...

    March 26, 2014 11:36 AM ET
  • 311 Add Ska to Grunge Crunch on New Track 'Showdown' - Premiere

    311 Add Ska to Grunge Crunch on New Track 'Showdown' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    311 have made a career out of merging rock with reggae, and on their new track, "Showdown," the band boils both of those genres down to their respective essence. The track, which is off the band's upcoming...

    February 28, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Darlene Love Opens Up in '20 Feet' Clip

    Darlene Love Opens Up in '20 Feet' Clip | VIDEO

    20 Feet From Stardom celebrates the unheralded heroes of rock & roll: backup singers. Directed by Morgan Neville, the Oscar-nominated documentary talks to the once-unknown artists who helped classic songs become real classics. Oscars 2014: Peter...

    February 26, 2014 8:00 AM ET
  • David Guetta Remixes Avicii

    David Guetta Remixes Avicii | VIDEO

    David Guetta's remix of Avicii's "Addicted to You" tears the song apart and reconstructs it in an entirely new form. Avicii's original version, off his debut LP True, found the Swedish DJ mixing the organic with...

    February 24, 2014 9:25 AM ET
  • Magic Man – “Paris” Video Premiere

    Magic Man – “Paris” Video Premiere | VIDEO

    Boston group Magic Man's vision of "Paris" involves headless bodies and heavy surrealism.  The track, which is off their You Are Here EP, finds the band blending synth-pop with modern rock. Referencing the electric-meets-electronic sound of the...

    February 20, 2014 8:30 AM ET
  • Get a Taste of 'Moonshine' From Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    Get a Taste of 'Moonshine' From Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel' | ARTICLE

    Wes Anderson movies have been described as raucous, whimsical and even a little bit twee. "Moonshine," off the soundtrack to Anderson's upcoming Grand Budapest Hotel, is likewise simultaneously all of those things. For the song and soundtrack,...

    February 20, 2014 8:15 AM ET
  • Hear Markus Schulz's Trance-Pop Journey 'Scream 2' - Album Premiere

    Hear Markus Schulz's Trance-Pop Journey 'Scream 2' - Album Premiere | ARTICLE

    On Scream 2, DJ Markus Schulz continues to explore how trance and pop music can merge beautifully. Schulz has made a career out of melding the two sounds, releasing more than a dozen mix and remix albums...

    February 19, 2014 8:30 AM ET
  • Hear Nothing's Crushing Noise Epic 'Endlessly' - Premiere

    Hear Nothing's Crushing Noise Epic 'Endlessly' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    Nothing are one of the loudest bands playing music today, but on "Endlessly" (from their upcoming Guilty of Everything LP), the shoegaze crew control their din. Drawing inspiration from genre titans My Bloody Valentine as well...

    February 19, 2014 8:00 AM ET
  • Watch Michael Kiwanuka' New Video

    Watch Michael Kiwanuka' New Video | VIDEO

    Michael Kiwanuka's "You’ve Got Nothing Left to Lose" is a study in contrasts. Last year, the U.K.-born soul singer/guitarist met up with roots-music connoisseur Jack White, who produced the track and is releasing it on his...

    February 18, 2014 7:00 AM ET
  • Dough Rollers Lament Lost Lovers on 'Gone Baby Gone' - Premiere

    Dough Rollers Lament Lost Lovers on 'Gone Baby Gone' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    New York City's Dough Rollers play hard blues tailored for Jack White – he was impressed enough that his label, Third Man Records, released their 2013 single "Little Lily." On the band's new track "Gone Baby Gone," the...

    February 14, 2014 8:00 AM ET
  • Kiesza's Painful 'Hideaway' Video

    Kiesza's Painful 'Hideaway' Video | VIDEO

    Kiesza is the kind of artist that knows how to work through the pain. The 25-year-old Canadian spent her teens increasing her threshold as a trained ballerina and after that, she joined the Canadian navy...

    February 13, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Honduras Want to Destroy You With 'Ace' – Song Premiere

    Honduras Want to Destroy You With 'Ace' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Honduras' new track "Ace" opens with some Johnny Thunders-style guitar before the band's vocalist Pat Philips takes over with a detached sounding vocal. But as the song progresses, it grows more frantic, with Philips eventually losing his...

    February 12, 2014 8:30 AM ET
  • ††† (Crosses)' Chino Moreno Talks Depeche Mode and Deja Vu

    ††† (Crosses)' Chino Moreno Talks Depeche Mode and Deja Vu | ARTICLE

    Chino Moreno's new project ††† (Crosses) merges his love of electronic, synth-heavy music with dark imagery. It may seem like a sharp departure from his main gig in Deftones, but Moreno tells us it's a sound he's been...

    February 10, 2014 1:10 PM ET
  • William Fitzsimmons' Shameful 'Took'

    William Fitzsimmons' Shameful 'Took' | VIDEO

    On "Took," Illinois-based singer-songwriter William Fitzsimmons reveals a dark episode from his past, telling the tale of how someone once took punishment for him. "It's about someone making a choice to carry the burden and shame for something...

    February 7, 2014 8:30 AM ET
  • Tiësto Drops a Surprise Holy Ship Set

    Tiësto Drops a Surprise Holy Ship Set | VIDEO

    January’s Holy Ship!!! Cruise featured a bevy of today's hottest beatmakers, including Diplo, Pharrell, and Skrillex, where they spent several days playing to dance-crazed partygoers on the high seas. And along with the announced line-up, Tiësto flew...

    February 6, 2014 10:55 AM ET
  • Stephen Marley Recruits Black Thought for Soulful 'Thorn Or a Rose'

    Stephen Marley Recruits Black Thought for Soulful 'Thorn Or a Rose' | ARTICLE

    Today would've been Bob Marley's 69th birthday and to mark the occassion, his son Stephen Marley shares a track off his new album called "Thorn Or a Rose." He hopes it will demonstrate the massive influence...

    February 6, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Korn's New Surveillance Critique

    Korn's New Surveillance Critique | VIDEO

    On Korn's tension-filled tune "Spike in My Veins," the band attacks governmental data surveillance and modern information overload. "We are all so caught up in watching crazy media on the internet and TV that we are...

    February 6, 2014 8:30 AM ET
  • The Jezabels Ask Hard Questions on 'No Country' - Song Premiere

    The Jezabels Ask Hard Questions on 'No Country' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    "No Country," from the Jezabels' upcoming second album The Brink, takes the unique perspective of looking at the trials and tribulations of young men through the eyes of a feminist. Although the indie- rock band formed in...

    February 5, 2014 7:00 AM ET
  • The Men Reinvent Yet Again for 'Another Night' - Song Premiere

    The Men Reinvent Yet Again for 'Another Night' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Because they subvert expectations at every turn, the Men might be punk rock’s most punk band. The group formed in Brooklyn in 2008 as a nasty, post-punk noise group that released vicious seven-minute epics. But with the...

    February 3, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • DJ Green Lantern's Explosive Remix of 'Know About Me' - Song Premiere

    DJ Green Lantern's Explosive Remix of 'Know About Me' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    On his remix of "Know About Me," DJ Green Lantern blurs the lines between dance music and hip-hop in the most bombastic way possible. The DJ got started releasing the Invasion mixtape series, which were sponsored by...

    January 31, 2014 9:00 AM ET
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