Bad Brains at Afropunk Festival 2014

Bad Brains joined Cro-Mags, Body Count, Straight Line Stitch, Unlocking the Truth and more at the Afropunk Festival, held in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park. Read the full account of the mayhem via Loudwire HERE.

R.I.P. Johnny Winter

The Megaforce family would like to pass along condolences to the Winter Family.  Johnny was a true pleasure to work with and he will be greatly missed.  

Ben Harper,Eric Clapton, And More Team For Johnny Winter Album

“Blues legend Johnny Winter will release a new studio album, Step Back, September 2 via Megaforce Records. The album, the followup to 2011’s Roots, will find Winter exploring a more aggressive vintage-blues style. The album also will feature a host of special guests, including Eric Clapton, Ben Harper, Billy Gibbons, Joe Perry, …

Dave Grohl Joins Bad Brains in DC

“Together, the foursome blasted through the early Bad Brains catalogue, with Grohl punctuating some of the best punk songs ever written with distinctive brutality. It was easily the most thrilling and visceral performance of the night.” Read more HERE.

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Bad Brains at Afropunk Festival 2014

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Bad Brains joined Cro-Mags, Body Count, Straight Line Stitch, Unlocking the Truth and more at the Afropunk Festival, held in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park.

Read the full account of the mayhem via Loudwire HERE.

R.I.P. Johnny Winter

Johnny Winter RIP

The Megaforce family would like to pass along condolences to the Winter Family.  Johnny was a true pleasure to work with and he will be greatly missed.

 

Johnny Winter RIP

Ben Harper,Eric Clapton, And More Team For Johnny Winter Album

Johnny Winter Late Night Appearance

“Blues legend Johnny Winter will release a new studio album, Step Back, September 2 via Megaforce Records. The album, the followup to 2011’s Roots, will find Winter exploring a more aggressive vintage-blues style.

The album also will feature a host of special guests, including Eric Clapton, Ben Harper, Billy Gibbons, Joe Perry, Dr. John, Leslie West, Brian Setzer and Joe Bonnamassa….(READ MORE)

Dave Grohl Joins Bad Brains in DC

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“Together, the foursome blasted through the early Bad Brains catalogue, with Grohl punctuating some of the best punk songs ever written with distinctive brutality. It was easily the most thrilling and visceral performance of the night.”

Read more HERE.

Mushroomhead Tour Dates

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Mushroomhead hits the road in support of the new release The Righteous & the Butterfly.  Check out the dates below and go to a show!

 

Jun 21, 2014 12:00 PM Toledo, Oh Headliners

 

Jun 27, 2014 6:00 Ringle, WI Q and Z Expo Center

 

Jun 29, 2014 6:00 PM Springfield, MO Outland Ballroom

 

Jul 01, 2014 7:30 PM Grand Junction, CO Mesa Theater

 

Jul 02, 2014 7:30 Salt Lake City, UT LoFi Cafe SLC

 

Jul 03, 2014 7:00 PM Flagstaff, AZ Orpheum Theater

 

Jul 04, 2014 Window Rock, AZ Day Customs Venue

 

Jul 05, 2014 MAYHEM FESTIVAL

 

Jul 05, 2014 1:00 PM San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater

 

Jul 06, 2014 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre

 

Jul 07, 2014 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre

 

Jul 08, 2014 Auburn, WA White RIver Amphitheatre

 

Jul 10, 2014 8:00 PM Las Vegas, NV LVCS

 

Jul 11, 2014 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion

 

Jul 12, 2014 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater

 

Jul 13, 2014 Denver, CO Fillmore Auditorium

 

Jul 14, 2014 Lubbock, TX Jake’s Backroom

 

Jul 16, 2014 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

 

Jul 17, 2014 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre

 

Jul 19, 2014 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center

 

Jul 20, 2014 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

 

Jul 22, 2014 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center

 

Jul 23, 2014 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center

 

Jul 25, 2014 Toronto, Canada Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

 

Jul 26, 2014 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion

 

Jul 27, 2014 Hartford, CT Xfinity Theatre

 

Jul 28, 2014 South Burlington, VT The Venue Night Club

 

Jul 29, 2014 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

 

Jul 31, 2014 Cleveland, OH Agora Ballroom

 

Aug 01, 2014 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center

 

Aug 02, 2014 Scranton, PA The Pavilion at Montage Mountain

 

Aug 03, 2014 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live

 

Aug 04, 2014 Jacksonville, NC Hooligans

 

Aug 05, 2014 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

 

Aug 08, 2014 Tyler, TX Click’s

 

Aug 09, 2014 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion

 

Aug 10, 2014 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

 

Aug 13, 2014 Broussard, LA The Station Bar and Grill

 

Winter in Premier Guitar

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Premier Guitar did a great piece on Johnny Winter.

Winter’s star continued to rise during those years, after Columbia Records persuaded him to form a new band with co-guitarist Rick Derringer that cut the influentialJohnny Winter And and Still Alive and Well sets”

Read the rest HERE.

Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace Teaser On AOL

Against Me! & Letterman

The story of Punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.

Here is the trailer the AOL Original.

So Much More with Laura Jane Grace | Sneak Peek

Johnny Winters Hits the Festivals

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Johnny Winters, one of Rolling Stone’s top guitar players of all time, is on the road and hitting festivals along the way.

He’ll be joining artists such as Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, Santana at the New Orleans JazzFest.  More info is available HERE.

Johnny will also be at Dallas International Guitar Fest.  More info is available HERE.

Win a pair of Bad Brains Vans

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On Friday, March 14 

You can win a pair of Bad Brains Vans Sk8-Hi.  Once sold exclusively at Supreme, the Vans x Bad Brains Sk8-Hi was one of three styles that were released in a limited run in 2009. The band worked alongside the Vans design team to showcase their iconic lightning bolt logo from their first self-titled, full-length 1982 album on the sidewall and waffle outsole of the Sk8-Hi. Retails for $75

For more details on how to win go HERE!

Johnny Winter on Kimmel!

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ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live will travel to Austin, Texas for a week of shows associated with the 28th annual South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Festival. Guests for the week include Seth Rogen, Snoop Dogg, Rosario Dawson, Robert Duvall, Rachael Ray, Texas Governor Rick Perry and many more.

The show will feature musical performances by White Denim, Aloe Blacc, Damon Albarn, The Preatures, and 11 time Grammy winning Texas legend Willie Nelson.

Johnny Winter w/ Paul Nelson will be sitting in with the house band, Cleto and the Cletones this thursday 3/13 11pm EST

 

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