November 18th: Music News

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Alternative Press: ALBUM REVIEW: Polar Bear Club – Death Chorus

Expect mine in a week or so.

Alternative Press: Album Premiere: Everyone Dies In Utah, ‘Neutral Ground’

Buzzfeed: This is what Google thinks of your personal music taste

This is actually hilarious. Good work for once, Buzzfeed Music.

Highlight Magazine: Five Best Concept Albums

Kerrang!: A Day To Remember are playing a special acoustic set in the Kerrang! office tomorrow and you can win ‘tickets’

This is cool, but Kerrang! is based in London.

Music Connection: “Can’t expect too much when you play a new venue..impress the people there & hope they invite you back.”

NME: No-one ever put out a request for an indie Pet Shop Girls, but thank goodness The Blow decided to do it anyway

NME: Rapper who started beef with ‘X Factor”s James Arthur says ‘I feel no remorse at all’

Rolling Stone: Angel Haze talks about her debut ‘Dirty Gold’ and why she wants to be like Tracy Chapman

Rolling Stone: Watch video of Kanye West speaking to design students at Harvard

Mostly fashion talk, but still an interesting video.

SPIN Magazine: Jamie xx gets funky on “Untitled” Berlin set rip

SPIN Magazine: The Beatles flee legions of fans in throwback “Words of Love” video

As always, if you have any pertinent music news, or want us to post more about a certain artist/band/genre/magazine, let us know in the comments section!

Here’s Death Cab For Cutie with ‘Title and Registration’:


November 14th: Music News

Music News. Music News. MUSIC NEWS!

Alternative Press: States announce new album, ‘Paradigm;’ reveal art, tracklist, release date

Alternative Press: EP Premiere: Forever Came Calling / Family Thief

Buzzfeed: 6 Things Lily Allen Said About The Controversy Surrounding Her New Video For “Hard Out Here”

Highlight Magazine: Issue 21 is out now.

Kerrang!: More tunes like Anavae!

Music Connection: “Place yourself in the position to serve––it will come back to you tenfold.” – Stephanie Spruill

NME: After ‘American Idiot’ and ‘Jagged Little Pill’ – 10 classic albums that would totally work on the Broadway stage

NME: 30 years since MJ’s ‘Thriller’, is it the greatest music video of all time?

Rolling Stone: Get the first look at a new video for an “Emotional” Rilo Kiley farewell song

Rolling Stone: R. Kelly tells us he’s “amazed” with “Do What U Want,” his collaboration with Lady Gaga

SPIN Magazine: We can officially blame Raekwon for no new Wu-Tang album

SPIN Magazine: Basquiat’s “Beat Bop”: An oral history of one of the most valuable hip-hop records of all time

As always, if you have any pertinent music news, or want us to post more about a certain artist/band/genre/magazine, let us know in the comments section!

Here is ‘Smile Like You Mean It’ by The Killers:

November 13th: Music News

Today is Wednesday, November 13th and this is music news.

Happy Birthday to The Strokes bassist Nikolai Fraiture!

Alternative Press: Alkaline Trio and Bayside announce UK tour

Alternative Press: Mayday Parade: behind the scenes of their music video “Ghosts”

Buzzfeed: Why Does The Record Industry Want To Shut Down Lyric Sites?

Keenan performing with Tool at Ruisrock in 2006.

Keenan performing with Tool at Ruisrock in 2006. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Highlight Magazine: The Color Morale graces the cover of the latest Highlight Magazine

Kerrang!: 25 Songs We Want To Hear At Warped

Music Connection: “Be prepared to work hard. It’s a slow, tedious, detail-oriented process. There’s little room for error.”

NME: Why did these rock stars have to say sorry?

NME: Producer teases ‘top secret’ Beatles project

Rolling Stone: Maynard James Keenan has an update on the next Tool album

Rolling Stone: U2 are reportedly eyeing a spring release for their upcoming new album

SPIN Magazine: Kanye West goes G.O.O.D. trill hunting with his minimalist design company

SPIN Magazine: Blondes melt minds with abstract “Andrew” video

As always, if you have any pertinent music news, or want us to post more about a certain artist/band/genre/magazine, let us know in the comments section!

Here’s ‘Tennis Court’ by Lorde:

November 12th: Music News And Neil Young’s Birthday

Music news from the wonderful world wide web.

Happy Birthday Neil Young! (Source: Wikipedia)

Happy Birthday Neil Young! (Source: Larry Philpot)

Alternative Press: What is Bayside trying to tell us? 6 mystery images analyzed

Alternative Press: Reggie And The Full Effect stream new album, ‘No Country For Old Musicians’

Buzzfeed: Inside Lady Gaga’s absolutely bonkers album release party

Highlight Magazine: Breathe Carolina Announce New Single

Kerrang!: Tell us all about your media habits and you could win one of two iPad minis

Music Connection: “There is an advantage to the more intimate scale…if you’ve got the goods you’ll be noticed”

NME: Happy Birthday, Neil Young! Here’s our review of his excellent album from last year, ‘Psychedelic Pill’

NME: Need some motivation? Here’s 30 songs to run to

Rolling Stone: Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones take us inside their very unusual covers project

Rolling Stone: Cage the Elephant take on psychedelic monsters in their wild new video for “Come a Little Closer”

SPIN Magazine: Hear SPIN’s take on Lady Gaga’s latest, ‘ARTPOP’ while admiring a bundle of baby cats

SPIN Magazine: Art vs. Pop: A seven-decade timeline of music crashing the gallery

As always, if you have any pertinent music news, or want us to post more about a certain artist/band/genre/magazine, let us know in the comments section! Thanks for tuning into this post.

Here’s some Neil Young on his birthday:

November 11th: Music News

Music news from several different media outlets from today.

Alternative Press: Get 24 issues (2 years) of AP for only 63cents an issue! Great gift for a music lover. Offer ends 11/17

Alternative Press: Obey The Brave release “Full Circle” music video

Buzzfeed: How Selling Out Saved Indie Rock

It always amazes me when Buzzfeed writes an insightful piece, even more so when that piece doesn’t involve a MEGA popular music figure.

Highlight Magazine: No updates, but their new issue is out November 21st

Kerrang!: Kerrang podcast featuring Pierce the Veil

Music Connection: “The providers of music no longer dic[t]ate how fans should consume music.”

Current cover of the magazine Music Connection. (Source)

Current cover of the magazine Music Connection. (Source)

NME: Check out the new video from Superfood

NME: Eminem’s childhood home burns down before MTV EMAs

Rolling Stone: Watch Miley Cyrus strip down in Future’s new video for “Real and True”

Just kidding. No need to showcase that drivel, and, yes, that is a real RS story.

Rolling Stone: The Drive-By Truckers have a new album on the way, one they recorded in just two weeks

Rolling Stone: Metronomy’s new album is called ‘Love Letters.’ Listen to the first track “I’m Aquarius”

SPIN Magazine: Hear dubstep godfather Joker go bass-glitch for his free-streaming ‘Head Top’ EP

SPIN Magazine: Gunman kills three, himself, in dispute among Brooklyn band Yellow Dogs

As always, if you have any pertinent music news, or want us to post more about a certain artist/band/genre/magazine, let us know in the comments section!

Here’s Kid Cudi’s ‘Pursuit of Happiness’:

I apologize for not being able to post most music videos for songs because most music videos are put up by VEVO, and VEVO code doesn’t work in WordPress for some reason.

November 10th: Music News

Here is music news from all fronts from today.

Alternative Press: Man Overboard announce Lost Tape Collective holiday show support, opening Bayside dates in December

Alternative Press: Matt Hires releases “When I Was Young” acoustic video

Buzzfeed: They’re tweeting about Lady Gaga since her album is dropping soon tomorrow.

Highlight Magazine: Matt Pryor Releases New Song

Kerrang!: All Time Low news

Music Connection: “People that don’t understand [Pop/Top 40] or have bad things to say about it just don’t understand.”

NME: Forget Lily Allen’s track, it’s the John Lewis Christmas ads we should worry about

NME: Brandon Flowers has personally written about every track on The Killers’ Greatest Hits for NME – get the full stories

Rolling Stone: A Sparklehorse tribute album is in the works, featuring the Flaming Lips, Mark Lanegan, Mercury Rev and more

Rolling Stone: Watch Kanye West’s surprise performance with Tyler the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt at the Odd Future Carnival

SPIN Magazine: Watch Dave Grohl’s country beatboxing CMAs jaunt with Zac Brown Band

SPIN Magazine: Fun Fun Fun 2013: SPIN’s best live photos from Saturday

As always, if you have any pertinent music news, or want us to post more about a certain artist/band/genre/magazine, let us know in the comments section!

Here’s some Chiodos for your troubles:

Here Are The Known Albums Dropping This Month

November is not typically a month where an artist/band drops an album, but here are several albums that will be dropping this month regardless of November not being a typical album drop month! Since today is November 5th, and not the first of the month, there are a few albums that are already out this month!

November 1st:

  • Celine Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
  • Avril Lavigne – Avril Lavigne 
  • Cut Copy – Free Your Mind

November 2nd:

  • Buckethead – Thank you Ohlinger’s AND The Pit (that’s two separate albums)

November 4th:

  • James Arthur – James Arthur
  • Shane Filan – You & Me
  • The Wanted – Word of Mouth
  • Tinie Tempah – Demonstration

November 5th (Today!):

  • Dream Theater – Live at Luna Park
  • Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
  • M.I.A. – Matangi
  • Kelis – Food
  • Scott Stapp – Proof of Life
  • Punk Goes… – Punk Goes Christmas

November 8th:

  • Lady Gaga – Artpop

November 11th:

  • Keane – The Best of Keane
  • Get Scared – Everyone’s Out to Get Me

November 12th:

  • Polar Bear Club – Death Chorus
  • Five Finger Death Punch – The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 2

November 25th:

  • One Direction – Midnight Memories

November 26th:

  • Hopsin – Knock Madness

There are all of the confirmed albums for this month! There are albums that at TBA (to be announced) for Wu-Tang Clan, and Jennifer Lopez, but nothing succinct just yet.

What album are you most excited for this month?

For me it’s Death Chorus from Polar Bear Club!