BROOKLYNVEGAN: Chuck Ragan returns with new song “Echo the Halls” (listen)

SOURCE Andrew Sacher November 16, 2023 Chuck Ragan is releasing “Echo the the Halls,” the Hot Water Music co-frontperson’s first new solo single since 2016, tomorrow (11/17), but it’s getting an early premiere right here. It’s a breezy, driving heartland rock song led by Chuck’s distinct grit, and it’s a great one. “Many of the songs that I […]

VOICE OF AMERICA “Border Crossings”: Loreena McKennitt

SOURCE Loreena McKennitt’s eclectic Celtic blend of pop, folk and world music has sold over 14 million albums worldwide. Her recordings have achieved Gold, Platinum and multi-Platinum status. She has won two Juno Awards, as well as a Billboard International Achievement Award and has been nominated twice for a GRAMMY Award. She is currently on […]

PITCHFORK: The Sisters of Mercy “Floodland” (9.1 Rating)

SOURCE The Sisters of Mercy were pure evil right from the jump. Their sound was so identifiable, so simple and evocative, that it formed its own strand in the DNA of goth music. After a run of increasingly well-crafted singles and EPs, the Leeds band’s 1985 full-length debut, First and Last and Always, crystallized this identity: a […]

VARIETY: Frank Sinatra’s Catalog Gets Refreshed for a ‘Platinum’ Future, as the 70th Anniversary of His First Capitol Sessions Arrives

SOURCE By A.D. Amorosi Seventy years since his first Capitol Records sessions for the single “Lean Baby” and the “Songs for Young Lovers” 10″ album… 62 years since his first Reprise LP, “Ring-a-Ding-Ding!”… and 25 years since his passing, the legend of Frank Sinatra still looms large. Starting with today’s release of his “Platinum” compilation of hits and […]

PEOPLE: NKOTB Announce 15th Anniversary Reissue of ‘The Block’ Album — and New Track with K-Pop Group Seventeen

SOURCE By Sonal Dutt Updated on September 4, 2023 04:05PM EDT It’s been 15 years since the New Kids on the Block stepped back onto the music scene, and they’re celebrating the milestone with a treat for boy band fans — near and far. On Friday, NKOTB announced the release of The Block Revisited, a special 15th-anniversary edition of their 2008 reunion album The Block. […]

ROLLING STONE: Yellowcard Is Suddenly Huge Again — And They Don’t Know Why

SOURCE BY MAYA GEORGI Yellowcard frontman Ryan Key, seen here in 2004, is on tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band’s major-label debut, ‘Ocean Avenue.’ KEVIN WINTER/GETTY IMAGES  YELLOWCARD’S CAREER TRAJECTORY has been anything but ordinary. The Florida-bred, violin-assisted foursome’s signature hit, the nostalgic title track of their 2003 major-label debut Ocean Avenue, is now a beloved pop-punk classic. […]