Tag Archives: 2019

Seattle mayor declares August 22nd, 2019 as Layne Staley Day

Late Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley would have turned 52 today. To mark the occasion, Seattle’s mayor has declared this day (August 22nd, 2019) as Layne Staley Day. Local radio station KEXP reports that Mayor Jenny Durkan issued a proclamation that outlines the reasons for the honor. The document (see below) reads in part:

Solange, FKA twigs, BROCKHAMPTON to play Tyler the Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw 2019

Tyler the Creator has revealed the lineup for his annual Camp Flog Gnaw hip-hop festival. This year’s event takes place November 9th and 10th on the grounds of Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Joining Tyler on this year’s lineup are Solange, FKA twigs, BROCKHAMPTON, Earl Sweatshirt, Yasiin Bey, a.k.a. Mos Def, 21 Savage, YG, Blood

Fantastic Fest announces 2019 lineup

Austin’s Fantastic Fest has announced the first wave of its 2019 lineup. Now in its 15th year, the annual film festival delivers groundbreaking genre films from all across the world, and this year is no exception. Leading the pack is the US premiere of Taika Waititi’s anti-hate satire Jojo Rabbit. Waititi, who plays a phantom

GWAR announce fall 2019 “Use Your Collusion” North American tour

Watch out, earthlings — GWAR are set to destroy a city near you this fall. The intergalactic metal band will headline the “Use Your Collusion Tour” with support from Sacred Reich, Toxic Holocaust, and Against the Grain. The extensive trek kicks off September 12th in Norfork, Virginia, and runs through a November 5th show in

Black Label Society announce fall 2019 North American tour with The Black Dahlia Murder and Alien Weaponry

Black Label Society will embark on a North American headlining tour this fall, with support from The Black Dahlia Murder and Alien Weaponry. The just-announced month-long outing kicks off September 11th in Ventura, California, and runs through an October 13th show in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde, who also plays guitar

Win a Fluance RT80 high-fidelity turntable for Record Store Day 2019

Record Store Day is right around the corner. Next Sunday, April 13th, will see music and vinyl fans everywhere heading to their local independent retailers to pick up stacks of exclusive swag. There are tons of great goodies coming out, like Modest Mouse’s first new music in four years, Mastodon’s cover of “Stairway to Heaven”,

Andrew Bird announces 2019 tour dates, shares “Manifest” video: Watch

Today, Andrew Bird returns with his 12th album, My Finest Work Yet. To support its release, the veteran songwriter has mapped out an extensive North American tour, as well as shared a new music video for early single “Manifest”. Bird’s “My Finest Work Yet Tour” launches early April and will run all the way through the