CollectionDX Network

NEWS ROUNDUP: 2/13/13

Karin Park, Chvrches, Au Palais and other artists will be holding a non-profit event called FREEDOM in London to mark the one year anniversary since Pussy Riot’s infamous “Punk Prayer” in Moscow. As you probably know, three members of the group were found guilty of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” and sentenced to two years in jail following the performance in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. See the event’s Facebook page for more information on the concert: https://www.facebook.com/events/474135362649184 (We highly recommend Karin Park’s criminally under-rated album Highwire Poetry.)

Lamb of God’s frontman Randy Blythe has returned to the U.S. until the remainder of his manslaughter trial.

Black Sabbath have posted a three minute video revealing some of their recent work on their new album 13 in the studio. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GLqS7yjyMw

Ellie Goulding performed “Anything Could Happen” on Jimmy Kimmel last night. http://youtu.be/HTjgqJDaRJI

David Byrne & St. Vincent have been added to the impressive 2013 End Of The Road festival line up. They join previously announced headliners Belle and Sebastian and Sigur Rós. The festival will run from the 30th of August through September 1st, 2013.

You can listen to a terrific Yeasayer remix of Tegan & Sara’s “Closer” on Under The Radar’s website: http://www.undertheradarmag.com/news/listen_yeasayer_remixes_tegan_and_saras_closer/#.URutq45H5vU.facebook

The NRA has published a list of “enemies” including Britney Spears, Beyonce, Bon Jovi, Chaka Khan, Shania Twain and Barbara Streisand. http://www.nme.com/news/beyonce/68686

Singer/songwriter Charlotte Martin has posted her latest online newsletter: http://hosted-p0.vresp.com/1269731/386e5906b2/ARCHIVE

Paste magazine has made some free Valentine’s Day cards using the lyrics of The Police, Tegan & Sara and four other artists. The catch? They’re creepy lyrics, especially in the context they’re using them in. But it’s kind of funny if you have a twisted sense of humor like us. http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2013/02/6-valentines-cards-to-creep-out-your-loved-ones.html

Paste also has a new track by The Civil Wars with T Bone Burnett, so check that out, too. http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2013/02/the-civil-wars-team-with-t-bone-burnett-for-a-plac.html

The cool folks at Pretty Much Amazing have posted a new song by The Strokes, which you can also buy right now. http://prettymuchamazing.com/mp3/the-strokes-all-the-time

Rocklahoma has unveiled the list of artists who’ll be performing at this year’s shindig. Headliners include Guns N’ Roses, Alice In Chains and Korn. Other artists on the bill include Bush, Cheap Trick, Hollywood Undead, Bullet For My Valentine, Papa Roach and more. We’re a little perplexed though — wasn’t Rocklahoma started for hair bands to gather and perform for their fans? Now it seems like it’s just a bunch of bands most of us are tired of hearing already.

Tags: ,

Written by

Paris365

A part-time entertainment journalist for over 15 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies.

2 Comments to “NEWS ROUNDUP: 2/13/13”

  1. Josh says:

    Those Rocklohoma bands ARE the equivalent of todays hair bands. Nu-metal and grunge was 15-20 years ago. We’re old.

    • Paris365 Paris365 says:

      But when it started, Rocklahoma was all bands like Poison, Cinderella, Tesla, etc… Now they seem to have ushered them out in favor of the new bands who are (sort of) in that vein but generally suck.

Leave a Reply

Message

Twitter

RSS OtakuDX

  • CNBLUE: WAVE
    CNBLUE: WAVE Release Date:  9/17/14 Label:  Warner Music Japan It's been a year since the highly successful South Korean band CNBLUE -- otherwise known as Code Name Blue -- last released a Japanese album, but they're back in a big way with their brand-new album, Wave, which features songs from the singles Truth and Go […]
  • HARUNA LUNA: STARTEAR
    HARUNA LUNA: STARTEAR Release Date:  8/20/14 Label:  Sony Music Entertainment Majestic strings abound in Haruna Luna's shimmering new single, "Startear," which also packs glittery shards of piano, racing drums and, of course, Haruna's always sweet voice. Majestic strings abound in Haruna Luna's shimmering new single, "Startear," which also packs glittery shards of piano, racing drums […]
  • HARUKA TOMATSU: FANTASTIC SODA!!
    HARUKA TOMATSU: FANTASTIC SODA!! Release Date:  7/30/14 Label:  SMCL At long last, soda pop now has an anthem! If you're a big fan of soda then you're in for a real treat here as Haruka Tomatsu delivers a bubbly pop music ode to the luscious liquid appropriately entitled "Fantastic Soda!!" The uplifting tune packs seriously […]
  • LABOUM: PETIT MACARON
    LABOUM: PETIT MACARON Release Date:  8/26/14 Label:  CJ E&M LA BOUM -- stylized as LABOUM -- is a new girl group formed by NH Media and Nega Network. Its rather young members are Sol Bin, Yul Hee, Ju Yeong, ZN, Hae In and So Yeon. Petit Macaron is their first release and it's quite promising. […]
  • TAETISEO: 2ND MINI-ALBUM "HOLLER"
    TAETISEO: 2ND MINI-ALBUM "HOLLER" Release Date:  9/16/14 Label:  SM Entertainment As you probably know, TaeTiSeo is a Girls Generation sub-unit consisting of Tae Yeon, Tiffany, and Seo Hyun. The name TaeTiSeo is a combination of the beginnings of each of their names. Their first mini-album, Twinkle, performed really well, hence another mini-album from them. And […]