Vista – Henchman: Our Rock Song of the Day
Let’s start our weekend off with a visceral, hard-driving rock track. Vista’s “Henchman” was released earlier today, and it has the promise to be a breakthrough track for this talented New York area trio. The song is powered by slick catchy guitar riffs, raging drums and distinctive vocals, and it leaves us thirsting for more.
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As you may know, Pearl Jam is being inducted into the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame. This seems a bit weird as the band is one of those musical acts that have never really went away. What I mean to say is that they are the rare entity that has remained relevant for the better part of 25 years. They perfectly melded the pure rock of Van Halen with the punky spike of The Ramones, with the earthiness of Neil Young. They came at a time when there was no apex, so they invented one, and did it well. The band has toured relentlessly, released numerous above-average records, and survived the music business with little to no marketing, which is no small feat.
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Song of the Day: Coathangers – Make It Right
This Atlanta trio puts an invigorating hard-edged spin on “chick rock.” They’ve been making music for a decade now, and their albums are a diverse eclectic mix of garage rock. On their latest single “Make It Right,” they dish out a frenetic punk-tinged tune that’s a blast to listen to loud. Check it out, and then see their acclaimed live show on tour this Winter, including six Florida stops in early February, highlighted by a show at Orlando’s cozy Will’s Pub on February 4th.
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Song of the Day – Said The Whale
Vancouver’s Said The Whale have recently pared their line-up down from a quintet to a three-piece, but they’re still making ridiculously catchy pop rock. “Step Into the Darkness” is the first song off of their forthcoming album As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide and it’s a delicious treat for our ears.
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Song of the Day – Vertigo “Get Away”
Start off with a scorching guitar riff powered by a hard-driving bass line and freight train drums and then top it off with catchy lyrics and you’ve got the recipe for a hit rock song. Brisbane, Australia’s Vertigo have delivered a rollicking new single that boasts all of those tasty ingredients and it’s an absolute blast to listen to. Their debut release “Get Away” is our rock song of the day.
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Feeling That Way – Journey
As you have hopefully noticed, we’ve started a feature in 2017, featuring a song of the day, every day of the year. All of the songs will be killer new music with the exception of Thursdays, where we dig deep into our vinyl collections for an under-appreciated classic. Continue reading Feeling That Way – TBT SOTD
Nominee “Retrospect” – Poignant new Rock
Led by former members of I Call Fives and Thieves, Nominee is on the cusp of releasing their debut EP, Drag Me Out on January 26th. From the sounds of their brand new single “Retrospect,” the album is going to be worthy of our attention.
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New music from Adelitas Way: “Tell Me”
Out first Song of the Day for 2016 comes to us from Adelitas Way. These Las Vegas rockers have been around for a decade and they continue to deliver addictive sweet rock ‘n roll with a sweet edge. Their new single “Tell Me” is another in a long line of excellent singles that characterize the band’s impressive decade of rocking.
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