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Russia: Now Scared of Gay People AND Death Metal

Plus, that recent comet landing made Aerosmith more money and Pomplamoose whines and shills

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Russia bands the album artwork and (Russian translated) lyrics of Death Metal giants Cannibal Corpse; we touchdown on comet, Aerosmith's Spotify streams increase; Pomplamoose band members does something slightly shady.  
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Music Tonight: The Stray Birds

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Pennsylvanian Folk/Americana trio The Stray Birds perform tonight at Newport’s Southgate House Revival. Australian Indie Folk singer/songwriter Jordie Lane opens the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. 
After self-releasing their debut album in 2012, The Stray Birds scored wide-spread acclaim (NPR put it in its Top 10 of Folk/Amer...  
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Vigil for Concert Tragedy Victims Set for Wednesday

On the 35th anniversary of The Who concert that left 11 fans dead, efforts ramp up for a permanent memorial marker

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Tomorrow (Dec. 3) marks the 35th anniversary of the concert tragedy at Riverfront Coliseum (now US Bank Arena) where 11 music fans were crushed and killed after fans pushed their way into the arena to see British Rock legends The Who perform. Tomorrow at 7 p.m., a vigil will ...  

Music: Yelawolf

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Alabama-born Hip Hop artist Yelawolf began making waves in 2005 after self-releasing his debut album, Creek Water.  
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ICYMI: Wussy on CBS This Morning

Cincinnati rockers make their network TV debut as part of CBS morning show’s Saturday Sessions

{CommentsCant} · Monday, December 1, 2014
Veteran Cincinnati band Wussy saw a huge boost of its national profile (and sales) over the weekend when the band was featured on CBS This Morning on Nov. 29. The band’s network TV debut included an entertaining and funny interview segment, spliced with live footage (including shots filmed at this year’s MidPoint Music Festival, where the band opened for The Afghan Whigs in Washington ...  
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WATCH: Freekbass & the Bump Assembly’s “Never Enough” Video

{CommentsCant} · Monday, December 1, 2014
Masterful Cincinnati Funk musician Freekbass and his band The Bump Assembly debuted their new music video for the track “Never Enough” this past weekend during a show at Newport’s Southgate House Revival (which also featured a reunion of Freekbass’ old crew, SHAG). This morning, the clip made its public debut.  The groovy video is the third one released from the most recent Freekbass ...  

JetLab Flies High on Diverse Debut

Plus, Ohio Knife gets its own beer and Kenton County Regulators and SHAG reunite

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Indie Dance Rock trio JetLab celebrates the release of its self-titled debut Friday, Ohio Knife reveals new beer made in their honor and the Kenton County Regulators and SHAG reunite this week.
  

Music: Anwar Sadat with Gazer and Honeyspiders

0 Comments · Monday, November 24, 2014
Sounding like a brutal multi-car crash at the intersection of seminal Washington D.C. Hardcore and the pioneering Post Punk of ’80s/’90s Chicago, Louisville’s Anwar Sadat has been creeping around the Punk Rock underground since 2011.  
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Music Tonight: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Empires and More

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, November 20, 2014
Besides sporting one of the best band names in recent memory, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. also makes wildly endearing, monstrously melodic Indie/Electro Pop. Detroit’s Daniel Zott and Joshua Epstein started the project in 2009 as a home-recording venture, but a pair of EP releases the following year drew widespread attention, leading to a deal with Warner Bros. Records. The band released its ...  

Buffalo Killers Launch ‘Fireball of Sulk’

Plus news on the Cincy Groove Music Festival, Bonesfest, Leggy and the Northside Record Fair

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Cincinnati's Buffalo Killers issue a second excellent release in 2014, the new EP Fireball of Sulk. Plus, Cincy Groove Music Festival spotlights some of Cincy's top Americana acts, Bonesfest honors late local musician David Hebert, Leggy gets ready to go international and the Northside Record Fair returns.