It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin! This week it’s all about the supergroup. Them Crooked Vultures will have you rocking out to the rock love child of Led Zeppelin, Queens Of The Stone Age, and the Foo Fighters. Plus, Norah Jones sings good songs about bad boys, John Mayer battles it out with Jen Aniston, Leona Lewis steps it up as a siren, Robbie Williams misses MJ, Kid Sister busts out with some funky fresh beats, and Felt pays homage to Rosie Perez. Keep reading »
This week, I’ve got some sad news, people. Gerhardt Fuchs, the drummer from Maserati and !!! (pronounced chk-chk-chk) — aka my favorite band — died tragically over the weekend. It was a horrible elevator shaft accident; you can read all the gory deets of how his attendance at a fundraiser went horrible awry. We join the long list of music lovers who would like to send their condolences. Fuchs was a beat maker and a very talented guy who was too young to die. (34!) Tear.
But it’s new release Tuesday, and new jams always make us feel better. So let’s take the latest tunes for a spin, shall we? This week it’s all about newcomer Wale hip-hopping his way into our hearts, legends Echo & The Bunnymen giving us classic cuts, folk singer Pieta Brown putting out her first EP, and Switchfoot and Flyleaf keeping alternative rock rockin’ on. So, let’s get into the groove, after the jump! Keep reading »