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Archive for March, 2010

Mar
23/10
CD Reviews: Natural Incense & Redeye Empire

Click Each Album Cover to read The Pier’s latest CD Reviews:

Natural IncenseFreedom

Redeye EmpireSea to Sky

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Mar
23/10
Official Dirty Heads ‘Lay Me Down’ Video

CLICK HERE to check out the countdown for the premiere of the Dirty Heads with Rome Lay Me Down official music video! Looks like it is going live Thursday morning.

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Mar
23/10
Pacific Dub Studio Update

Looks like Huntington Beach’s Pacific Dub is in the studio working on a new EP (To the Sky). Take a little look below.

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Mar
23/10
Tomorrows Bad Seeds New Single on iTunes

As a little teaser you can now download the Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds single Slow Down on iTunes. The band’s sophomore album drops May 25th.

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Mar
23/10
311 Unity Tour Adds Some Pepper

In addition to The Offspring, Pepper will also open 311’s Summer Unity Tour for 2010. CLICK HERE for all the show details!

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Mar
22/10
311 Day Interview and Live Video

Carson Daly’s crew interviewed 311 just prior to its five hour 311 Day performance in Las Vegas. The video below also includes live video of the band performing Flowing from that special day.

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Mar
22/10
Josh Heinrichs and Friends Coming This Summer

Josh Heinrichs & Cas Haley – 96 Degrees (In The Shade)

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This MP3 is a cover done by Cas Haley & Josh Heinrichs of Third World’s “96 Degrees (In The Shade),” it will be featured on Josh’s new album coming this summer.

Junior Marvin of Bob Marley & The Wailers has this to say about former Jah Roots Lead Singer/Songwriter Josh Heinrichs, “Josh is one of those guys who comes along and fills his music with such an inspiration and with such energy that it translates so easily and positively to anyone hearing it. He is a rare talent in both his ability to craft a song with a certain timeless quality to it, and then, man, his voice, well, I mean, damn, the kid can sing as good as anyone out there; a bright future – that one.”

To find out more information about Josh Heinrichs and its upcoming shows, CLICK HERE to check out his MySpace page.

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Mar
22/10
New Super-group – The Hot Dog Bandits

You can take a look at the first recording made available from new reggae rock super-group The Hot Dog Bandits. The band features members from both Ballyhoo! and The B Foundation. The Pier thinks the video speaks for itself.

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Mar
21/10
Exclusive MP3 Leak: GroundScore

GroundScore – Loot It All

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GroundScore formed in DC in late 2008 by Chase Lapp – Drums, Zach Bellas – Guitar/Vox, Nick Graves – Bass. The band released its first record Healthy Children in December of 2009, which it recorded with J. Robbins (Clutch, Against Me! & Jawbox) in Baltimore, MD.

The album is quickly spreading across the East Coast and overseas because of a simple and honest sound, often described as Sublime meet Neil Young or The Red Hot Chili Peppers meet UB40 and Minor Threat.

To find out more information about GroundScore and its upcoming shows, CLICK HERE to check out its MySpace page.

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Mar
20/10
The Expendables Delay Album

The Expendables has slightly delayed it new album Prove it from April 20 to early May. The band has also started work on a music video for the first single (Wells) from the album.

If you are in Santa Cruz around 4/20 you would be crazy to also pass up the band’s legendary hometown shows!

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Mar
20/10
The Skints Music Video

One of the most exciting new reggae rock bands on the scene is the UK’s The Skints. Check out the music video for the band’s track – Contemplations of the Modern Rude Boy.

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Mar
19/10
The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

Every weekend there are shows taking place all over the world
Check back every Friday to see whats goin on for the weekend!

Friday March 19th

Iration & The B Foundation

@ The Catalyst Santa Cruz, CA. 8pm 16+ $18

Passafire & Cant Hang

@ Livewire Music Hall. Savannah, GA 8pm 21+

Mike Pinto

@ Sandbar Sports Grill. Vail, CO. 8pm $12

Ballyhoo!

@ The Greene Turtle. Westminster, Maryland 21+10pm

Goodbye Beatdown

@ The Pawn Shop. Edmonton, Alberta. 8pm

Saturday March 20th

Rebelution & Ali Campbell

@ Lahaina Civic Center. Maui, HI.

Seedless

@ Gallaghers. H.B., CA.

The Aggrolites

@ Beachside Tavern. New Smyrna Beach, FL.

The Movement

@ Copa Bar & Grill. -SXSW Austin, TX

Mike Pinto

@ Smitty’s Green Light Tavern Pueblo, Colorado $5

Cant Hang

@ O’Malley’s Bar & Grille Charleston, South Carolina

…..Is there a show we forgot to mention?

Or Is your group playing a gig that we dont know about?

Let us know by posting freely in our Pier Chat Board where you can network with Fans & Artists from the scene….See you this weekend!

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Mar
18/10
Supervillains New Album Update

As posted by Skart from The Supervillains on the Pier Chatboard:

“Just wanted to raise some awareness about a brand-new full legnth by the Supervillains. Throughout the past few tours we have been using back-lounge studios on the bus to get down on some long-awaited new tracks! I can say that the songs are all really coming together to encompass everything you have come to love about the swamp boys.

You can see us previewing tracks at shows starting NOW and all spring and summer as we drum up some buzz about our next album. Check out two of our favorites right now “The Way That I Like it” and “I’m Leavin” at current shows and maybe who knows what else. Just check it out and be confident in the fact that the Supervillains has got a lot to prove with this one so LOOK OOUTT!

Much love to all my Pier-ples!”

-Take part in the chat, by Joining The Pier Chatboard by clicking HERE

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Mar
18/10
Exposed: Have Nots

Have Nots – SBC

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The Have Nots is a punk/reggae band from Boston MA on Paper And Plastick Records (Vinnie from Less Than Jake’s label). This catchy ska punk track is from the band’s Serf City USA album.

The band has already played all over the US with bands like The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Dropkick Murphys, Big D, The Slackers and The Aggrolites.

To find out more information about the Have Nots, CLICK HERE to check out the band’s MySpace page.

You can also check out the Have Nots music video for One in Four below.

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Mar
17/10
The Pier Shopping Cart Update!

This week, we’re pleased to announce the following updates to The Pier Store…

Stick Figure – Burnin Ocean (Restocked)

The Simpkin Project – Walk On Tall

The Simpkin Project – In The Wake

*Reminder, All Pier Tee Shirts are $10.99 for a limited time only!*

Enter The Pier Store by clicking HERE

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