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Archive for August, 2010

Pacific Festival OC, w/Rebelution & Expendables

Pacific Festival OC Launch Party Weekend is a two-day premiere event showcasing over 30 of independent music’s best bands and artists performing across five sound areas, inside and outside of Triangle Square and Sutra in beautiful Costa Mesa, CA.
The day 2 line up has been released featuring Rebelution, Expendables & The Aggrolites.
Click the flyer for ticket information

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Slightly Stoopid & Blackwater Music Fest!

2010 marks the first year of the Blackwater Music Festival in Live Oak, Florida. The festival will take place on the edge of the Suwannee River (known for its dark, “black water”) at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. The event is from Aug 26-28th & Slightly Stoopid will be headlining. Check out the line up & ticket information by clicking the pic below.

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The Passing Gas RAC-Cast

RAC, the 5 piece Surf, Reggae, Punk-Rock group from Glendale, AZ has just launched a weekly updated video cast that’ll feature video of the group performing acoustic songs along with updates regarding the groups new music & upcoming tours. Click the pic below to hear about their upcoming show with Authority Zero as well as them performing a new song acoustic, entitled Valley of the Scum thats featured on the new Sense Boardwear Acoustic Compilation

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Top Shelf to release New Album!

Northern California’s own, Top Shelf, has been recording their second full length album with plans to drop it early Spring 2011. A small California tour is booked for the boys to give everyone a little taste of the new songs before they get to work in the studio.
For all the tour dates, click the pic below:

You can also pick up a copy of their 1st Full Length Album Time To Wake inside the Pier Store by clicking HERE

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2010 Arizona Fall Frenzy!

This year’s Arizona Fall Frenzy is hosting a 3 day music festival on:
Friday, Sept 17th. Saturday, Sept 18th & Sunday, Sept 19th.

x103.9FM will play host to the Saturday line up that consist of:
Subime w/Rome
Dirty Heads

& More…
Click the flyer below to view your ticket options as well as view the music videos for the groups playing

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Pacific Dub Releases New Single!

Pacific Dub has released a new single entitled Best Of All Time. The song was produced by Lewis Richards of 17th St. Studios out of Costa Mesa, CA & the album art was done by Casey Sullivan of the group Seedless.
Click the album cover below to listen to the new song!

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Iration to record new EP

After releasing a stellar album w/Time Bomb its been reported that Iration is back in the studio recording a new EP. It looks as though groups are gearing up for late 2010 & early 2011 push for NEW releases! More updates and information coming soon…

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The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

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

Friday, Aug 20th

Sublime w/Rome & Dirty Heads

@ Kool Haus. Toronto, ON.

Slightly Stoopid, Cypress Hill,Collie Buddz & The New Kingston Band

@ Hard Rock Live. Orlando, FL.

Beres Hammond

@ Hungarian Hall. Alberta, Canada

The Movement

@ Grog Shop. Cleveland, OH.

Saturday, Aug 21st

The b Foundation w/Echo Movement & Pacific Dub

@ Di Piazza’s. Long Beach, CA.

Mike Pinto

@ Redbull Flugtag. Long Beach, CA.

Iration w/ Tribal Seeds & Anuhea

@ Las Vegas Sports Center. Las Vegas, NV.


@ University of Alaska. Anchorage, AK.


@ Sunset Junction Festival. Los Angeles, CA.


@ The University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Knoxville, TN

Sunday, Aug 22nd

Sublime w/Rome, Dirty Heads & The Movement

@ Metropolis. Montreal, QC.

Bad Brains & Get Your Dub On

@ The Belly Up Tavern. San Diego, CA. 9pm

…..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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Ballyhoo! to Release 2 New Songs!

Settling in from their Summer SoundSystem tour w/Mike Pinto, Howi of Ballyhoo! announced in a Facebook posting that:
Ballyhoo! will be releasing 2 brand new songs to iTunes & other digital outlets very soon. More info to come….”

You can also pick up a copy of the new Sense Boardwear Acoustic Compilation that features 2 New Acoustic songs performed by Ballyhoo!. They re-did Mad Love acoustic & introduced a new song titled Love Letters

You can pick up a copy of the Sense Boardwear Compilation, exclusively HERE.

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The Pier Staff: Pilipo, founder of The Pier, leaving…

It is with sad news that we announce that The Pier founder & Chief Contributor Pilipo has decided it is time for him to do something new & seek other endeavors. Pilipo, who started The Pier on Aug 15th, 2007 wishes all the bands & everyone involved in The Pier all the best for the future. His presence & passion for the scene has been greatly appreciated & will be truly missed. After three years, Pilipo would like to thank the fans that support this online magazine – “It was a good time”.

Pilipo leaving, does not mean the end of The Pier as we still plan to build and progress the site to new heights in bringing you constant updates to the site, store & content. We want to wish Pilipo all the best in his future endeavors; and for all the hard work, sacrifices & countless hours interviewing & reviewing music and posting endless enjoyable content, we want to say THANK YOU

Feel free to take some time out and sign into our Pier Chat Board to thank the person responsible for helping create a community that is now being embraced as the home to the Reggae-Rock-Acoustic scene.

-The Pier Staff

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Beres Hammond in San Diego!

Beres Hammond is considered Jamaica’s greatest practicing singer/songwriter and anyone who has listened to his albums or experienced the fervor elicited by his live performances would undoubtedly agree with that top-ranking assessment. Check him out performing alongside Inner Circle @ The Soundwave in San Diego, CA on Monday Aug 30th @ 8pm.

Click the pic below for more info & tickets:

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Exclusive MP3 Leak: Seedless – They Gonna Talk

Seedless – They Gonna Talk.MP3

– Beres Hammond Cover Song

Right Click the link above & Save Target As

They Gonna Talk is a a Beres Hammond song covered by Seedless, an up & coming Reggae Dub Rock group based out of Orange County, CA. They have released this song for free download, in celebration of their new album Twisted Roots set to release on Aug 28th, 2010. Let us know what you think of the song by posting freely in our Pier Chat Board…. Enjoy!

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New Iration Single – Summer Nights!

Iration has a new single out and available on iTunes called Summer Nights. The new song was released today! Click the album cover to go sample & buy.

What are your thoughts on the new song?
Let us know by posting freely in our Pier Chat Board

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Dirtyheads & Taylor Guitars Contest!

Taylor Guitars, in collaboration with Alternative Press, is firing up a fat promotion that will land one lucky fan a sweet guitar and a chance to hang with SoCal reggae rockers the Dirty Heads, whom Rolling Stone called “one of the best new bands of 2010.”.. (click the pic to read more)

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Pre-Order new Cas Haley Album

Cas Haley has put together a new album entitled Connection that is set to release on Sept 14th, 2010 on NYC Reggae label, Easy Star Records. If you click the icon below you can listen to & pre-order Cas Haley’s new album.

Track Listing:
1. Release Me (The Fear)
2. Better
3. Take A Chance
4. Will I Find
5. No One
6. Let It Out
7. Time and Truth
8. Counting Stars
9. I’m Free
10. Here I Come
11. Everyday
12. Connection
13. Better (Michael G Easy Star All-Stars Remix)

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