Archives Thursday, July 2nd 2020
It looks as though Craig Owens has put the “destroy” in Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows. The singer fulfilled the first portion of his new band’s name in a car accident Sunday, although Owens escaped mostly uninjured. Craig Owens shared the news that his car was totalled, but that he only suffered a cut under his right eye.
Can you believe it? Another Pirates of the Caribbean film? It is true – we can prove it, with the Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides trailer video below! Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides will hit theaters May 20, 2011 and finds Johnny Depp starring across from Penelope Cruz, who plays a woman from Jack Sparrow’s past, who is either in love with him or using him to find the Fountain of Youth.
Paramore – also known to some as the Hayley Williams band – is in the early stages of development of its new album, which has yet to be named. The new disc will follow the career-defining Brand New Eyes, which spawned five hit singles and international fame.
The royal engagement photos are here! Prince William and Kate Middleton released their engagement photos today, with the couple showing a surprisingly modest look, in terms of fashion. Although the royal engagement photos show off Kate’s engagement ring – Prince William chose it because it belonged to his mother, Princess Diana – the clothing is unpretentious. For example, one picture features Kate sporting a $250 dress from a 2009 fashion collection,while another finds her in a $150 embroidered blouse.
Filmmakers Mark and Angela Walley follow photographer Sarah Sudhoff as she works on her series titled At the Hour of Our Death. In the series Sudhoff creates large-scale color photographs of stained fabrics from trauma scenes and discusses the invisibility of death in our culture.
French photographer Eric Canto started his career off on stage as a musician, before making his move to a live music photographer. Canto’s work spans all sectors of the music industry. Shooting all the big names including U2, Lenny Kravitz and Jay-Z to name but a few.
A film about CBGB, an iconic and historic New York venue that helped give rise to the punk rock scene, is in the works. Filmmakers Randall Miller and Jody Savin are in the midst of working on a biopic of the famous venue, which helped the careers of bands such as The Ramones, The Talking Heads and Blondie take off. In a recent interview with Sound on Sight, the filmmakers stated that the film will encompass more than just CBGB itself, but an entire musical generation – the underground punk rock music scene, as well as the era of rebellion and expression that followed along.
Matt and Kim and the Beastie Boys may not be too similar in a musical sense, but both groups hail from New York City and now they’ve come together on a remix of “Cameras,” the lead single from Matt and Kim’s latest effort, Sidewalks. You can listen to the Mike D remix of “Cameras” below – let us know what you think of it!
Rise Records scored two hot up-and-coming acts today, with the signing of Man Overboard and Transit. The bands and Rise are wasting no time getting down to business, as both acts have releases planned for 2011.
Named after a vintage Gretsch bass drum pedal, Floating Action is the pseudonym of Black Mountain, North Carolina-based musician, songwriter, and producer Seth Kauffman. Following the 2007 homemade gem Research (released under his own name) and Floating Action’s gorgeously understated self-titled follow-up from 2009, Floating Action will release Desert Etiquette on February 22, 2011. Until then, download Floating Action’s music here.
Carrie Underwood proved she’s still on top of the country music world at Monday’s American Country Awards, capturing the coveted Artist of the Year title among five other awards on the night. Of course, Underwood wasn’t the only American Country Awards winner – you can see all of the American Country Awards honorees below.