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Rise Against Announces Summer Headline Tour With Special Guest Rancid

February 24th, 2009 4:55pm EST
Rise Against
Rise Against announce a summer tour with punk rock legends Rancid as their special guests. The tour kicks off June 4th in Vancouver and continues through July 31st.

Rise Against released their fifth studio album, Appeal To Reason, on DGC/Interscope Records last fall and it debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart as well as spending one week at # 1 on the iTunes album chart. First single, "Re-Education (Through Labor)," was a top 2 hit at modern rock radio and new single "Audience Of One" is poised to top the charts as well.

Currently Rise Against is on a European hea...
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Less Than Jake Pay Tribute To Hometown On New CD; Band On Tour Now

July 3rd, 2008 6:00pm EDT
Less Than Jake
Almost as a tribute and celebratory appreciation of their roots, ska-punk all stars Less Than Jake have named their album GNV FLA after their hometown of Gainesville, Florida. Released on June 24 this latest disc marks the debut of their first new material on their new self-owned and controlled indie label Sleep It Off Records.

Recently, the label re-released four of the band's early titles with expanded DVD content – Pezcore; Goodbye, Blue & White; Losers, Kings and Things We Don't Understand and the DVD The People's History of Less Than Jake.

Embarking on a whole new journey as ...
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Top 10 Alternative Rock One-Hit Wonders Of The 90's

February 28th, 2008 11:15am EST
Spacehog
1. Spacehog- In The Meantime

Back in 1995, it seemed that no matter what rock station you were listening to or what music video channel you were watching, "In The Meantime" was everywhere you looked.

It was a Davie Bowie inspired, retro-glam kind of rock tune. Although the rest of the album seems to get great reviews, this was the only hit that made the cut.

2. Luscious Jackson- Naked Eye

Luscious Jackson evolved just in time for the female rocker era: Veruca Salt, Hole, Letters to Cleo... everyone was doing it. They only released one album between 1993 and 2000, and "Naked Eye" was...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 30

August 30th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Cameron Diaz
Happy Birthday to Panic! At The Disco guitarist Ryan Ross (1985), tennis star Andy Roddick (1982), Reel Big Fish guitarist Radhi Jaidi (1975), "Gangs of New York" actress Cameron Diaz (1972), Rancid guitarist Lars Frederiksen (1971), British deejay Paul Oakenfold (1963), actor Timothy Bottoms (1951), comedian Lewis Black (1948), actress Peggy Lipton (1947), actor-turned-politician Ben Jones (1941), The Mamas and the Papas singer John Phillips (1935; d. 2001), "My Three Sons" actor Fred MacMurray (1908; d. 1991), actress Shirley Booth (1898; d. 1992), actor Raymond Massey (1896; d. 1983), an...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 30

August 30th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Lewis Black
Happy Birthday to Panic! At The Disco guitarist Ryan Ross (1985), tennis star Andy Roddick (1982), Reel Big Fish guitarist Radhi Jaidi (1975), "Gangs of New York" actress Cameron Diaz (1972), Rancid guitarist Lars Frederiksen (1971), British deejay Paul Oakenfold (1963), actor Timothy Bottoms (1951), comedian Lewis Black (1948), actress Peggy Lipton (1947), actor-turned-politician Ben Jones (1941), The Mamas and the Papas singer John Phillips (1935; d. 2001), "My Three Sons" actor Fred MacMurray (1908; d. 1991), actress Shirley Booth (1898; d. 1992), actor Raymond Massey (1896; d. 1983), an...
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Transplants Split?

February 1st, 2006 3:11pm EST
Transplants
Rock supergroup Transplants have reportedly split, six months after they cancelled their last tour. Rumors have been circulating since last summer, when all promotional work on the group's second album Haunted Cities (click for review) ground to a halt.

Frontman Rob Aston appeared to confirm the split in a recent interview. Although a spokesperson insists The Transplants are merely on a break, the trio are now dedicating all their time to other bands; Aston to Expensive Tastes; Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker to Plus 44 and guitarist Tim Armstrong to his longterm group Rancid.
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