Founding member of Akron, Ohio new wave/electronic band Devo, Bob Casale, passed away on the 17th February 2014 after suffering heart failure.
Sometime member of punk/alt-rock band Hot Water Music, Chuck Ragan is gearing up for a mammoth US tour. No stranger to regular live work, Ragan heads out for a thirty-three date trek in April.
UK four-piece Silver Arm bring plenty of punch and absolutely no padding to their 2014 EP ‘He of the Slow Creep’. The result – four slabs of fantastic guitar driven post-punk noise in a fraction over ten minutes; four numbers showcasing a band who really know how to hit a sound home as directly as possible. Naturally, there’s some obvious recycling from a couple of classic influences along the way, but Silver Arm ensure these sounds will thrill listeners who weren’t even around to hear the first wave of post-punk and goth rock bands in the early eighties.
Weezer have confirmed a handful of US shows for the first half of 2014.
The confirmed appearances are as follows:
Swedish death metal titans Diabolical have confirmed a third set of dates to promote their 2013 release ‘Neogenesis’.
‘Neogenesis: The Third Chapter’ sees the band play across Europe in the spring: