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Futurist

Being a band of bearded, longhaired hipsters with a retro influenced sound is nothing new at this point. If you’re from New York City, it’s become almost a cliché. Unless you are Futurist that is. The Brooklyn five-piece describes themselves as “indie art rock,” which might make you wince were it not for the band’s instantly likeable alt-folk rock sound. Futurist have been making some waves on the Read More

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Artist Showcase Winner: 8stops7

GSTV’s November Artist Showcase Winners revealed

 

8stops7 are a Ventura, CA alt rock band with a radio friendly hard rock sound that’s even been called “arena-ready” by some. The band was signed to Warner Bros/Reprise Records at one point. However after parting ways with the label in 2002, they’ve spent the last decade honing their sound, recording and building up their following. Along the way they’ve shared stages with the likes of Read More

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Robert Plant Records with Primal Scream

Zeppelin frontman teams up with Scottish indie dance rockers

Legendary Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has contributed some guest vocals to the upcoming Primal Scream album. The album, which is due out next year, will be the first by Scottish indie dance-rockers since 2008′s Beautiful Future.

 

The Scream are probably best known for… Read More

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Lemmy on Motorhead, Playing in Hawkwind and Jamming with Hendrix

In a recent interview with Classic Rock Revisited Motorhead frontman Lemmy revealed that he was so excited when he joined Hawkwind back in the early Seventies, that he’d still be in the band today if he hadn’t been fired.

 

“I got fired,” explained Lemmy. “I wasn’t thinking about leaving them. It was a great band to be in, onstage at least.”

 

Lemmy also explained that after being booted from the celebrated space rock outfit it… Read More

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Arcade Fire New Album Scheduled for Next Year

Canadian indie rockers the Arcade Fire are apparently hard at work on their new album and plan on releasing it sometime in 2013.

 

“We’re in the studio pretty much full time,” said the band‘s drummer Jeremy Gara to Ottawa radio station CKCU. “We haven’t really gone out and done anything in over a year now. We haven’t done… Read More

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James Brown Biopic to be Produced by Mick Jagger

For a guy who can’t get no satisfaction, Mick Jagger sure has been busy lately. The celebrated frontman was just in London for the premier of Crossfire Hurricane, a new documentary about the epic career of the Rolling Stones that will air on HBO November 15.

 

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