IAmDynamite are in tour, trekking across the country with Sum 41. Check out when they are coming to a town near YOU.
Perennial thrashers Anthrax are prepping the release of a new EP, Anthems, that will hit shelves on March 19th on Megaforce. It finds the group covering songs by some of their favorite artists, including Thin Lizzy’s “Jailbreak” and Boston’s “Smokin.'”
Now you can take a listen to their thundering cover of Rush‘s “Anthem” done with a fresh, metal twist.
Check out ANTHEM now.
Darryl Jenifer, legendary bass player for Bad Brains, is featured in February of 2012’s Bassplayer Magazine. Run to your local news-stand, bookstore, or music store and grab a copy. Good interview inside.
SPIN decided to do an in-depth profile on the Legendary band, Bad Brains. Here is a bit of it:
Thirty-five years into their unlikely career, the punk legends have just released a strong new album and are finally coming to terms with their influential, genre-busting legacy. More importantly, they’re also coming to terms with each other. It hasn’t been easy.
It’s a cool November day as Bad Brains frontman HR descends the front steps of his brownstone apartment in the collegiate Baltimore neighborhood of Charles Village, which abuts Johns Hopkins University. The area is lined with trees still bearing yellow and orange leaves, but here to challenge the mundanity of this otherwise average fall day is one of hardcore punk’s most perplexing enigmas, a man who once leapt from a stage onto a young Henry Rollins, inspiring him to become a singer; a man who once smoked weed with a teenaged Brooke Shields; and a man whose chameleonic vocal delivery proved that punk frontmen could be more than just screamers.
[Read the rest of the article HERE]
American artist Shepard Fairey, a lifelong fan of the Bad Brains, has designed the packaging for their upcoming album, ‘Into the Future’ (November 20 /Megaforce). The Bad Brains classic lineup of H.R., Darryl Jenifer, Dr. Know and Earl Hudson has reunited for their first album in five years.
Shepard Fairey is one of the most influential street artists. Emerging from the skateboarding scene in the 80s, the designer and illustrator became widely known during the 2008 presidential election for his Barack Obama ‘Hope’ poster. Fairey’s work is featured at the Smithsonian, MOMA, the National Portrait Gallery and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.has designed two Person of the Year covers for Time Magazine, for President Obama and the “The Protestor” in the wake of the Arab Spring and Occupy movements.
The latest film clip to come from The Cults critically acclaimed new album ‘Choice Of Weapon’ is the track HONEY FROM A KNIFE . The clip will be making its VEVO WORLD PREMIERE in the very near future. Check out the band’s Facebook Page to stay posted. Below is a still from the HFAK clip.
Anthrax and Testament are joining forces for a September/October USA and Canada Tour. Do not miss it. Special Guest will be Death Angel.
Is it possible to do a music about 80’s metal and no include Megaforce Records? Of course not! The Megaforce logo recently overlooked the Rock of Ages recent red-carpet premiere. The film stars Tom Cruise and Megaforce Records.
Bad Brains has a new album in the works. In the meantime, they assaulted the Bonnaroo crowd as only Bad Brains could. Check out some footage: