Stone Temple Pilots are playing Wisconsin’s Rock Fest.
The new Gnarls Barkley album, The Odd Couple, comes out April 8th.
Chris Rock, one of my favourite comedians, has been added to the Bonnaroo line-up and will be performing on the main stage. Awesome. How about a music video:
Find out why My Bloody Valentine didn’t do Coachella here, and “Don’t worry–they’ll come to America.”
So all the wookies and hippies pissed off about Metallica at Bonnaroo are rallying around the newest festival to emerge in this golden ago of American festivals. Behold Rothbury Fest:
Dave Mathews, Band Widespread Panic, John Mayer, 311, Phil Lesh And Friends, Primus, Thievery Corporation, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Gov’t Mule, STS9, Colbie Caillat, Slightly Stoopid, The Black Keys, Keller Williams And the WMD’s, Yonder Mountain String Band featuring John Fishman, Gogol Bordello, Citizen Cope, The Disco Biscuits, Medeski Martin And Wood, Ray Lamontagne, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi Soul Stew Revival, Drive-By Truckers, Of Montreal, Etown Radio Show, The Dresden Dolls, Gomez ,Brett Dennen, Taj Mahal, Mike Gordon, Zappa Plays Zappa, Crystal Method DJ Set, JJ Grey And Mofro, The Greyboy All-Stars, The Secret Machines, Railroad Earth, Beth Orton ,Jakob Dylan and The Gold Mountain Rebels, A3, Bettye Lavette, Emmitt Nershi Band, Lotus, EOTO, Panjea with Michael Kang, Yard Dogs Road Show, State Radio, The Beautiful Girls, Sage Francis, Tea Leaf Green, Bassnectar, Pnuma Trio, Diplo, Flosstradamus, The Juan Maclean, The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker, DJ Rekha, Dead Confederate, Motion Potion, DJ Rootz, Sojorn Busdriver
So if you’re one of those folks that wish it were 2003 and every hippy festival had the exact same line-up every year, you’ll be ecstatic about this one. It goes down July 3rd-6th in Rothbury, Michigan. Rothbury Fest website.
A festival that I’d probably be slightly more interested in checking out is the New England Metal Fest. They got a line-up too:
The fest will be merging with Gigantour for one-night, as the Friday night portion of the show will feature Megadeth, In Flames, Children of Bodom, Job For A Cowboy and High on Fire, so the first night is officially Gigantour night. Saturday’s lineup will be headlined by Dimmu Borgir, Shadows Fall and Behemoth. Sunday will feature Ministry, Meshuggah and Nevermore. And that’s just the friggen headliners. Take a look at the rest of the bands expected to play on the show:
The Dillinger Escape Plan, Overkill, A Life Once Lost, God Forbid, Disfear, Hate Eternal, Municipal Waste, Shai Halud, Soilent Green, Skeletonwitch, The Acacia Strain, Vital Remains, After the Burial, Animosity, As Blood Runs Black, Belay My Last, Born of Osiris, Briandrill, Classic Struggle, Cockpunch!, Cold World, Dead to Fall, Demiricous, Eluveitie, Elysia, Embrace the End, Emmure, The End, Ensiferum, First Blood, From a Second Story Window, Full Blown Chaos, The Ghost Inside, Hemlock, Impending Doom, Keep Of Kalessin, Kid Deposit Triumph, Ligeia, Mensrea, Monstrosity, On Broken Wings, Recon, Red I Flight, Rhinoceros, Shipwreck a.d., Since the Blood, Sleeping Giant, Sons of Azrael, Stick to Your Guns, Stray from the Path, Through the Eyes of the Dead, Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganze, Trap Them, Turisas, Tyr, Unexpect, Unholy, Vanna, Veil of Maya, Waking the Cadaver, Winds of Plague, Withered, and Xtyrantx.
Pretty exciting! The event will take place from April 25 to 27 at the Palladium in Worcester, MA.
Stereogum posted some funny Valentines cards, so even though I’m a day late, here’s a few:
You can go get Amplive‘s Radiohead In Rainbow remixes here while you ge ready to snag tickets tomorrow or are stoked about the tickets you got yesterday.
Yeasayer is coming back to Atlanta with Man Man on May 3rd at Lenny’s. I’ll be there. Some jams:
British Sea Power will be at The Earl on April 21st.
Sonic Youth are about to start working on a new album due out next year. YESSSSS!
Pelican will be at The Masquerade on April 26th.
Handsome Furs are doing 5 Florida dates and nothing in Georgia.
Opeth‘s new album, Watershed, comes out June 3rd.
Get the Ratatat Remixes Volume 2 here.
Pine interviews Atlanta’s Cassavetes.
Ghengis Tron is streaming their new album on their myspace.
Listen to Thom Yorke‘s NPR Valentine’s Day DJ set here.
Boris has a new album out on April 29th called Smile.
Passion of Weiss has some new stuff from Atlanta’s Jamie Radford.
The Subliminator has a new album due out next month.
New Beach House:
British Sea Power:
The New Pornographers:
- Posted by Davy Minor on February 15, 2008 at 3:07 pm