NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: New Rock and Metal Releases for 4-19-24


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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases for 4-19-24


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Pearl Jam Shares a New Single “Running” – New Album “Dark Matter” Coming Soon


Pearl Jam’s twelfth studio album, Dark Matter, will be released on April 19th, 2024 via Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records. The LP’s second single “Running” can be streamed below. “Dark Matter” was helmed by Grammy Award-winning producer Andrew Watt (Post Malone, Ozzy Osbourne) and is Pearl Jam’s first release since 2020’s Gigaton.

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PODCAST: Glacially Musical #172 – Slayer “Divine intervention” Reviewed ft. Omar Cordy of Ghost Cult


Time for our final episode of our Slayer series ! Nik and Keefy are joined by Omar Cordy of #GhostCultMag to discuss the first post-Dave Lombardo era, and the merits of Paul Bostaph! We also rank every album we covered!Continue reading


Pearl Jam Shares The Title Track and Visualizer from Their New Album – “Dark Matter”


Pearl Jam’s twelfth studio album, Dark Matter, will be released on April 19th, 2024 via Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records. The LP’s title track can be streamed below. “Dark Matter” was helmed by Grammy Award-winning producer Andrew Watt (Post Malone, Ozzy Osbourne) and is Pearl Jam’s first release since 2020’s Gigaton.

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Supergroup Painted Shield (Pearl Jam) Share New Single and Video “Transector” from Incoming Album


Seattle, WA-based supergroup, Painted Shield, have returned with details of their forthcoming LP, Painted Shield 3. The album is due for release July 26, 2024 via Loosegroove Records. The band have also shared the album’s lead track, “Transector,” serving simultaneously as the follow-up to last year’s “Blue Crystal” single. Keep reading below for more from the band, and watch the new “Transector” video.

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Awesome Machine – … It’s Ugly Or Nothing 


The start of a new year is the time to look ahead, of course, but fans of great rock music just love to look back, don’t they? Continue reading


BottleRock Napa Valley 2024 Books Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, Queens of The Stone Age, Stevie Nicks, and MANÁ.


BottleRock Napa Valley 2024 has announced their lineup! Headliners are Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, Queens of The Stone Age, Stevie Nicks, and MANÁ. Presented by JaM Cellars, has announced the 2024 festival lineup today, featuring over 75 musical acts including headliners Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, Stevie Nicks, and MANÁ. The three-day music, wine, craft brew and culinary festival will take place in the City of Napa at the Napa Valley Expo on May 24-26, 2024. Three-day general admission tickets, including all fees, begin at $456 and go on sale at 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at the link below. Continue reading


Screaming Trees Bassist and Co-Founder Van Conner has Died


Founding Screaming Trees bassist Van Conner has died. He was just 55. No cause of death has been revealed. The news of his passing was announced in a Facebook post by Van’s brother, Screaming Trees guitarist Gary Lee Conner. You can see Gary Lee’s post below. Screaming Trees was the second band from the Connor brothers, who started as punks and lovers of Psychedelic Rock in the early 1980s, before co-founding Screaming Trees with singer Mark Lanegan and drummer Mark Pickerel. Lanegan died last February at age 57. The band would later become a breakout band from Seattle, in the “Grunge” explosion, along with Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, Melvins, and more. Screaming Trees album Sweet Oblivion catapulted the band with three hit singles, including “Nearly Lost You” – which was also on the Singles soundtrack, and led to the band touring the world and performing on Lollapalooza. RIP.  

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ALBUM REVIEW: Ozzy Osbourne – Patient Number 9


At seventy-three years old, Ozzy Osbourne has virtually nothing left to accomplish and even less to prove. TV personality, singer/songwriter, occasional actor and co-founder of an entire genre of music, if there’s anyone in the world of hard rock and metal who deserves to put their feet up with a pair of comfy slippers and a hot cup of cocoa then it’s the lovable Brummie seemingly incapable of using a television remote control.

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