Impericon Festivals 2015

Dates & info for the 2015 Impericon Festivals, featuring The Ghost Inside, Suicide Silence, Deez Nuts, Comeback Kik, Malevolence, Madball, Adept + more.

Laibach : Spectre World Tour 2015

Laibach’s Spectre World Tour begins next month in Germany and includes 4 UK dates & a performance at the Kampnagel / Krass Festival in Hamburg on Feb 14.

Feb 13-14 : Sónar Stockholm 2nd edition

Feb 13-14: Sónar Stockholm will take place on 3 stages at Stockholm Waterfront, with headliners such as SBTRKT, Paul Kalkbrenner, Jamie XX and Nina Kraviz.

Sónar Reykjavík 3rd edition

The full line-up for the 3rd edition of Sónar Reykjavík, taking place February 12-14, is now completed, with a total of 64 live bands, solo artists and DJs.

One Little Indian rush-release Bjork album after online leak

Record label One Little Indian are forced to release Bjork‘s “Vulnicura” album two months early in response to an online leak.

Band-Brand Digital Relationships

A new report by Next Big Sound, aimed at bands, presents the state of the music industry in the USA from a data point of view.

Teenage Engineering unveil $59 pocket synthesizers

Teenage Engineering unveil a set of incredible pocket synthesizers that cost $59 each.

John Lydon to appear in Lego version Of ‘Batman v. Superman’

John Lydon is appearing in a new all-Lego edition of “Batman vs Superman” from BrickFlix, in which he provides the voice of Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred.

Scott Sturgeon of Leftover Crack becomes minister

Scott Sturgeon of punk band Leftover Crack has become a minister of the Universal Life Church. He was ordained on January 18, 2015.

Monster fail to overturn Beastie Boys copyright infringement ruling

Monster Energy Drink has failed to have the ruling that it infringed the Beastie Boys’ intellectual property rights overturned.

Finnish punk band to enter Eurovision

Legendary Finnish punk band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät (better known as PKN) have been selected for their home country’s televised Eurovision Song Contest process.

Anti-Flag to release new album in May

Punk-rock iconoclasts Anti-Flag have announced that they will release their new studio album, “American Spring”, this May through Spinefarm Records.