Break Your Band
Radio DJ/Gig promoter Emma Scott (formerly of Kerrang! Radio) is hosting a ‘Break Your Band’ seminar on February 27th at The Slade Rooms in Wolverhampton. The three hour seminar for musicians or anyone in or interested in being in a band will feature getting radio play, getting gigs and getting ahead in the music industry. Emma says “the seminar will be an eye opener for sure – going...
Early Morning Blues
Did everyone check out Bryan Donahue of Boys Like Girls’ side project, Early Morning Blues? They have two songs up at http://earlymorningblues.bandcamp.com/ How is it that the boy can be in two amazing bands? Usually when band members go and do side projects they don’t compare to the main band. But damn, this band rocks. Impressive work, Mr. D.
The Rocket Summer - Auction Update
‘Tis the season to be giving… and the awesome The Rocket Summer has raised $3500 from the musical equipment that he decided to sell on ebay and is giving it all to single moms in need and other people in need in the Dallas area. Bryce wrote, ‘We found 4 single mom families in need and are giving them each $500. $1500 was left over so I’m headed to Target to give to...
Josh and Zac Farro have left Paramore. An official statement is on the band’s website, www.paramore.net. Hayley, Taylor and Jeremy write: “A couple of months ago, Josh and Zac let us know they would be leaving the band after our show in Orlando last Sunday. None of us were really shocked. For the last year it hasn’t seemed as if they wanted to be around anymore. We want Josh...
Sugarcult UK Shows
The amazing awesomeness that is the mighty SUGARCULT (Black Velvet LOVES this band, just incase you didn’t know!) will be returning to the UK in April for a couple of shows. How excited are we!? fjghtisyfhwlwkfhhshasgrgw!!! That is how excited we are! lol They play: April 20 - Birmingham Academy April 21 - London Islington Academy Tickets go on sale this Friday. Check www.ticketweb.co.uk...
The Rocket Summer Auctions
Want a guitar, keyboard or amp? Bryce Avary of The Rocket Summer is auctioning some of his equipment and giving the proceeds to families in need. Check his blog on myspace at http://tinyurl.com/bryceauctions Items start at around $175 / $200. Bryce writes, ‘I’m always stoked when a cool idea comes up to give back to fans and I’m always stoked when a cool way to give to...