Dirty Heads continue to drop hints about their upcoming new album, but have yet to divulge the full details. Recently, vocalist Jared Watson fielded fan questions on a live Facebook Q&A session and leaked a bit of info about their upcoming album. (more…)
Archive for April, 2016
Slightly Stoopid returned to TRI Studios on April 21st performing 30 songs with guest appearances by Chali2na, Marlon Asher, Bob Weir, Don Carlos, and Angelo Moore of Fishbone. To recognize the passing of Prince, Slightly Stoopid closed out the live performance webcast with a cover of “Purple Rain” with Angelo Moore on lead vocals. The cover was sensational as it was unplanned considering the news was announced earlier that afternoon of Prince’s passing. You can read more about Stoopid’s return to TRI Studios from our publish ahead of the webcast by clicking HERE!
Enjoy the performance below and stay tuned for more videos from this set.
Canadian quartet MAGIC! have announced July 1st, 2016 as the release date for their sophomore album, Primary Colors. The new album follows the overwhelming success of their 2014 debut Don’t Kill The Magic. Working alongside Grammy Award-winning producer Adam Messinger, MAGIC! have compiled a collection of original songs written entirely by the band. (more…)
“Un Beso” is this week’s FREE MP3 coming courtesy of Brazilian Reggae-Pop Artist KELLSA who is beginning the campaign to promote her upcoming self-titled EP, KELLSA, set to drop this June. Grab “Un Beso” for FREE on the homepage and read more about this new up and coming artist… (more…)
What’s next for a multi-platinum rock band who’s released 11 studio albums, a live album, a greatest hits album and three DVD’s, in addition to celebrating 25 years as a band with the launch of their own Amber Ale craft beer? Well, 311 just announced their own custom Vape-Pen called the Grassroots Uplifter as guitarist/vocalist Nick Hexum stops by The Pier to answer some questions… (more…)
Founded in 2005 and based out of Maui, Inna Vision is boasting their newest music video for “Bad” which is the new single off the March 4th release of their latest album ‘Lifted’ that was produced by E.N Young and released via Roots Musician Records. Inna Vision is heading out on the Lifted Tour in May with special guests The Steppas and Eli Mac — View the tour dates by clicking HERE and you can pick up their new album iTunes, HERE. Enjoy the song & video…
On April 21st, 2016, Slightly Stoopid returns to TRI Studios for a live performance and webcast joined by Karl Denson, Angelo Moore of Fishbone, Marlon Asher and Roger Rivas of The Aggrolites. The group last visited the studio for a live performance back in 2011. (more…)
Today at 4:20pm, fans can tune in, exclusively, to the World Famous KROQ to hear a brand new song from the Dirty Heads with their new single “That’s All I Need.” This is the first release of new music from the Huntington Beach based group since the 2014 release of their last album, Sound of Change. (more…)
The multi-talented Italian Jamaican reggae musician, Alborosie, is prepared to release his latest studio album on May 20th, 2016. The 13-track album, titled Freedom & Fyah, will be released via Greensleeves Records. Freedom & Fyah is full of Alborosie’s signature earworm hooks and gravelly vocals, and puts forth a complete range of sounds, touching on everything from dub to dubstep. (more…)
Hermosa Beach, CA based rock-reggae outfit Tomorrows Bad Seeds Honor U.S. Troops In New Music Video “War Letter.” The music video is a tribute to military troops and the heartache they endure being away from loved one’s while stationed overseas. The video features footage of real military troops returning home that was authorized by the Department of Defense. The single will appear on Tomorrows Bad Seeds new album, which will be released later this summer on Island Empire Records.
“The song ‘War Letter’ is a love song about, parting ways in a battle for our loved ones and the obstacles that those in the armed forces face not knowing when and if they will ever see their families again,” says front-man Moises Juarez. “When the wounded warrior returns, the support it takes to help them through the struggle, the healing process, to make them feel at home again.”
Read our latest interview with Tomorrows Bad Seeds by clicking HERE! Enjoy the video…
Bumpin Uglies recently announced plans to drop their newest EP Better.Faster.Stronger. on May 13th, 2016. The Maryland-based trio has also decided to debut the lead track from Better.Faster.Stronger, “White Boy Reggae”, exclusively through The Pier! It’s a self-deprecating reggae rock ballad, capped off by a killer guitar solo. (more…)
Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 16th, 2016, so it is time to start making plans to visit and support your local record store. Reggae fans in New York and Florida should be ready as VP Records has something special in store this year in celebration of Rocksteady with a new limited edition vinyl box set of hand-picked tracks from the short-lived but vital genre. (more…)
On March 18th, J Boog released a new 5-track EP titled Rose Petals. The EP features guest appearances by Stephen Marley, Chaka Demus, and Snoop Dogg. A music video was made for the song featuring Snoop titled, “No Pressure.” No confirmation if we can still expect a full length album from J Boog this year. Inside our 2016 Most Anticipated Albums feature, we detailed a record that J Boog said would be titled Wash House Ting with 14 songs. If this EP is any indication on what to expect for the next full-length, then we’re pretty excited to see what else he has up his sleeve. In the meantime, pick up Rose Petals EP on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…