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Paul Simon Announces Earth-Friendly Tour

By Phoenixx Staff | March 14, 2017

Music legend Paul Simon has announced a June tour less in the name of self-promotion, and more in the name of conservation. The 75 year old music man, who is still going strong after all these years, released his 13th studio album last year entitled “Stranger To Stranger”. Simon announced the news after participating in a…

Sam Patch: Waterfall Jumper and Arcade Fire Side Project

By Phoenixx Staff | March 14, 2017

While present Arcade Fire pre-album dormancy ensues, bassist/guitarist Tim Kinsbury is busy presenting his new album to the world.   Under the side project moniker of Sam Patch, the debut solo album “Yeah You, and I” was released via Dep Records on February 17th of this year.   Sonically speaking, it’s clear that Sam Patch’s…

Portugal. The Man Announce Spring Tour, Release Catchy New Single

By Phoenixx Staff | February 3, 2017

With an array of Evil Friends, and good intentions for fans, Portugal. The Man are hitting the road with an early Spring tour. The band is also making waves with their latest single. “Noise Pollution” is certainly a departure from the jam – yet psychedelic vibe that the band’s sound had been used to. Less guitar-driven,…

Radiohead Announce US Tour

By Phoenixx Staff | January 17, 2017

Creative giants, Radiohead, are hitting the road for nine US tour dates, as well as a headlining stop at Coachella this April. The tour will take Radiohead to Miami, Atlanta, New Orleans, Kansas City, up to Portland and Seattle, as well as five nights in California. The announcement is welcome news for fans, after an…

Milky Chance Announce New Album and Celebratory Tour

By Phoenixx Staff | January 16, 2017

Milky Chance have emerged from their cocoon with terrific new single, and announcement of a new album. “Cocoon” is the German rockers’ first single since their 2013 debut LP, “Sadnecessary”, which garnished the duo success with singles such as “Sweet Sun” and more infamously, “Stolen Dance”. The band has announced (through press release) that “Cocoon”…

Patti Smith Bringing Influential “Horses” Album To Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | December 27, 2016

“Jesus died for somebody’s sins but not mine.” From the first line, Patti Smith‘s debut album has transfixed the music world and never let go. The legendary godmother of punk will be making a tour stop on March 11th at the Royal Oak Music Theatre to celebrate “Horses” and perform it in its entirety. The…

Nine Inch Nails Announce New EP

By Phoenixx Staff | December 16, 2016

Industrial rock giants, Nine Inch Nails are back on the music scene with the announcement of a new EP. According to the band’s official website, the new 5 song EP entitled “Not The Actual Events” will be released on Friday December 23rd, while being available for preorder presently. The self-released album will be available through…

Coheed and Cambria Release Touching New Video

By Phoenixx Staff | December 16, 2016

Rock giants, Coheed and Cambria are here with a holiday surprise! The band released a video for their killer track, “Colors” earlier this week, which is a self-proclaimed tribute to their die-hard fans, and a closing to this album cycle. The video portrays the band’s tour life – on the road, backstage, warming up, moments…

Zack de la Rocha Goes Hard On New Solo Single

By Phoenixx Staff | September 8, 2016

Zack de la Rocha is back on the musical scene with a tremendous new single.   “Digging For Windows”, released on September 8th is de la Rocha’s first flagship marker of more to come since his days with Rage Against The Machine. After Rage Against The Machine’s split, the poetic microphone fiend’s last complete EP appearance…

The Faint Release New Single, Announce Subsequent Tour

By Phoenixx Staff | August 4, 2016

Omaha electro-pioneers, The Faint have released their latest single entitled “Young & Realistic”. The single is the band’s first since 2014’s LP, “Doom Abuse”, and is a reminder of all things grand about The Faint. It reflects a sound they’ve both touched on before (cue shades of 2008’s “The Geeks Were Right”), whilst simultaneously taking…

Radiohead, Burning Witches, and Stop-Motion: Band Release New Single

By Phoenixx Staff | May 4, 2016

Radiohead are here with a new single from their forthcoming ninth studio album. This will be the bands first album release since 2011’s “The King Of Limbs”. “Burn The Witch” has been a whisper in the Radiohead sphere for many years. Having first been acknowledged in the booklet for the band’s 2003 “Hail To The…

Andrew Bird Remains Serious About Making Great Music

By Phoenixx Staff | April 12, 2016

The brilliantly musical Andrew Bird has released a new studio album, “Are You Serious“, and embarked on a nationwide tour. From the very first notes of the introduction song, break up nod, “Capsized”, Andrew Bird lays the groundwork feel for a more rock-vibed album than his most recent previous ventures. Complete with bass, guitar, and…