Everyones favourite Mental Metal band from Armenia SYSTEM OF A DOWN have announced details of a special release for that capitalist celebration we like to call Xmas The release is worryingly titled 'Steal This Album' and is a collection of 12-17 (they aint decided yet) new tracks, incl»
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You will probably either love or loathe Conor Oberst aka BRIGHT EYES, but regardless, he's got a new single and is coming to play his morosely sweet, heart-broken folk all over our country... and chicks dig moaners. The new single is out Nov 11th via Wichita and is 'Lover I Don't Have To Love', fro»
Well, we've been banging on excitedly about the Glassjaw record 'Worship And Tribute' for a while now and here's your chance to see why. And below is a list of dates you should get along to.
There aren't a helluva lot of bands on their second albums right now to get excited about, especially american bands. But Q AND NOT U are an absolutely different story... Signed to the mighty Fugazi's Dischord label, Q and not U have got the DC noize thang down, but with loads of muddled like»
After the trouble at the CARLING WEEKEND, LEEDS FESTIVAL there is what they're calling a DISORDER APPEAL... Killingbeck Police need YOUR help to identify 24 men, charged with arson, criminal damage, assault and public disorder, in relation to the disorder at Temple Newsam in Leeds ove»
Don't you love it when the nights draw in and the swoonworthy solo artistes return? Well, this time its former Snug-guitarist Ed Harcourt, with a new single, lots of touring and the second proper albums in the pipeline... For those who didnt know, Snug sounded like Weezer doing Beach Boys but»
There’s only so many chords you can play. There’s only so much one person can say. Is it really better to burn out than fade away?
That is the question. On one side of Rockville there are the Rolling Stones and The Jam with their latest best ofs, and it’s pretty obvious some things are better left b»
Another month, another load of bands out there on the roads, service stations and floors of the United Kingdom... This month, what with it being ROCKtober, lots of bands with releases ready for Springtime albums, so there's loads of bands we here at dis ain't shut up about for quite some time going out. We thror»
REEF delay 'Best of..' and 'Give me your love' single release.. but the tour must go on (dates below) A lot of people hate Reef, mostly because they're lumped in with yankie-crooner, fluffy-chested rock (see also: Black Crowes or Pearl Jam or Creed.. Eurgh! Yuk! Yukkity yuk!) and const»
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It's very, very, very rare that my taste in music agrees with Jo Whiley or Mojo, but Turin Brakes are an endangered species. Amid the new comatose movement of '99, they're the diamond in the dirt, profound-like-santa-on-a-cross, surrealists who've touched a lot of people. The debut opus 'The Optimist' wil»
Blimey, dunno what's going on with so many bands cancelling gigs and splitting up but for Filter fans, it's bad news too... Singer of the art-grungers Filter, Richard Patrick, has checked himself into a rehabilitation facility and all touring through the end of this year has been cancelled. There ar»
Trash, the infamous, pioneering forefront of the london alternative club scene, is about to release a companion cd.. It's out on the 14th of October titled simply 'TRASH COMPANION #1' via Palare/End Recordings. The tracklisting shows off the diversity of the club and includes the following... »
At approximately 3pm on the 1st of October 2000 something happened. Drowned in Sound launched as an attempt to unite music fans, create a resource (regardless of scale or defined taste) and liberate via the wonders of the internet the people who really know what's going on. Maybe we think the mainstream media ha»
One of our big hopes for this year Kinesis, are finally pulling out all the stops and prooving to the rest of youse just how great they is! They're taking their Pixies mongelled with Muse, poinantly cynical suss, out on the road with big-haired men and have a new single... So, yeah, the new single is "B»
Span! Span! SPAAAANN! The second most dis-loved band of Reading this year, beaten only by the mighty =Weezer=, well, they are set to bring their stadium punk back to our shores throughout ROCKTOBER touring with Vendetta Red! Oh, and there's a single too!! Are We Excited? You betcha! The single, the»
'A', that band who've been around for what seems like forever and continue to keep rawkin, with synths and squeaky voices as their number 1 (oh dear) priority! In November they release 'Something's Going On' on the 11th and take their "Inner City Sumo Tour" around the uk: 18th - »
With quashed rumours of Blur splitting up, their guitarist blokey who likes to release weird and wonderful stuff, GRAHAM COXON, announces details of his new album.. 'THE KISS OF MORNING' is set for release on 21st October through his very own Transcopic label. It is said to be "Graham's most acco»
The infamous NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS have announced details of a new album on Mute in 2003. The currently untitled 12th album was recorded at Singsing studios in Melbourne by The Bad Seeds line up of: Nick Cave, Mick Harvey, Blixa Bargeld, Thomas Wydler, Martyn Casey, Conway Savage, Jim Sclavunos and»
Electrelane, who were joint dis-staff album of the year with the Strokes last year are back! The girls have been away writing a new album which they're set to record with the infamous Steve Albini soon, but not before touring with Death in Vegas and playing Wire magazines 20th Birthday in Paris on»
This is a new idea, we (a bunch of dissers) bung together all the good tours happening this month, SEPTEMBER 2002! or whats left of it.. with a few descriptions so you have a rough idea what the band sound like, what they're releasing and any other assorted gossip. Also means you can stop buying that apparent new-music»
If you’ve not seen this film already and you are Christian, stop reading, pop along and hide sheepishly behind your bible print stained fingers throughout. Remember, it’s only a movie. It’s also a good movie if you want to justify your religion, your fortunate place in the world and maybe throw popcorn all over »