Premiere: Stream Austin-Based Songwriter David Thomas Jones’ New Album ‘Occult Years’

Premiere: Stream Austin-Based Songwriter David Thomas Jones’ New Album ‘Occult Years’

Indie singer/songwriter David Thomas Jones has a certain way of doing things — and it’s never been more apparent than on his new album, Occult Years, which is released this week. The celebrated Austin musician’s most recent full-length was 2012’s Comfort Creatures, so the new record’s been a long time coming. In the years between, […]

Premiere: Stream the Title Track from Beard Bates’ New Album ‘The World is Blown,’ Out on Friday

Premiere: Stream the Title Track from Beard Bates’ New Album ‘The World is Blown,’ Out on Friday

On Friday, Beard Bates will release an album titled The World is Blown — and Rock Cellar has the honor of premiering its title track ahead of the full album’s unveiling: Previously, we premiered the video for “Weasel Sleeping” as a preview, and an introduction, of sorts, to Beard Bates, should you be unaware of […]

New from The Silent Comedy: Stream ‘Enemies Multiply,’ the Band’s Deep New Album (and First Since 2010)

New from The Silent Comedy: Stream ‘Enemies Multiply,’ the Band’s Deep New Album (and First Since 2010)

There’s an earnestness to music of San Diego’s The Silent Comedy. A heart-on-sleeve approach and a songwriting authenticity that comes across throughout their catalog — especially Enemies Multiply, the group’s third full-length album that was released last week. For this album, band leaders/brothers Joshua and Jeremiah Zimmerman got back after it, so to speak, after […]

Watch Smashing Pumpkins’ Halloween-Themed (and Mark McGrath-Starring) New Video for ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)’

Watch Smashing Pumpkins’ Halloween-Themed (and Mark McGrath-Starring) New Video for ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)’

On Nov. 26, the reunited Smashing Pumpkins will release a new album, Shiny and Oh So Bright Vol. 1/LP No Past. No Future. No Sun, coming shortly after their generally well-received and marathon Shiny and Oh So Bright reunion tour. At first, the tour itself seemed rather surprising, given the tumultuous history between the band […]

Watch Weezer’s Chaotic Video for ‘Can’t Knock the Hustle,’ Starring Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz as a Rideshare Driver

Watch Weezer’s Chaotic Video for ‘Can’t Knock the Hustle,’ Starring Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz as a Rideshare Driver

Weezer are at it again. Fresh off the smash-hit success of their cover of Toto’s classic ’80s jam “Africa” — Weezer’s biggest hit in over a decade, and one that inspired Toto to cover “Hash Pipe” in return — Rivers Cuomo and the guys have premiered another new song. “Can’t Knock the Hustle” is the […]

Stream Steve Perry’s Long-Awaited New Solo Album, ‘Traces’ (New Music Friday)

Stream Steve Perry’s Long-Awaited New Solo Album, ‘Traces’ (New Music Friday)

It’s finally here. For the first time in more than two decades, former Journey vocalist Steve Perry has released a new studio album. Perry announced Traces in August and previewed it with three pre-release songs, all of which received accompanying performance videos, starting with “No Erasin’”: Each song made it more than apparent Perry still […]

Royal Tusk’s Video for the Aggressive and Infectious ‘Aftermath’ is a Warning to All of Us

Royal Tusk’s Video for the Aggressive and Infectious ‘Aftermath’ is a Warning to All of Us

We’re inundated with technology these days — scrolling our social media feeds is now as common and rote a practice as brushing our teeth. In the new video for”Aftermath,” from Canadian rockers Royal Tusk, that theme is explored to its extreme, and it’s especially thought-provoking. The song, too, is an absolute banger of a lead […]

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