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Archive for the ‘Daily News’ Category

Aug
19/14
John Butler Trio’s 2014 US Fall Tour

Following the release of their latest record Flesh and Blood, the Aussie rock group known as John Butler Trio played a summer packed with an international-headlining tour and plenty of festival appearances. Heading into the fall season, the trio continues to support the record with the release of a new music video along with a new list of US tour dates.

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Aug
18/14
Updated Album Reviews

In case you’ve missed it, we’ve added 3 New Album Reviews with SOJA‘s Amid The Noise and Haste, Rebelution‘s Count Me In and The Bunny Gang‘s Thrive. These are 3 reviews, written by 3 different writers. Lets check out the recap & star rating for each new review… (more…)

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Aug
17/14
MP3 Leak of the Week: illScarlett

Based out of Clarkson, ON is the 4-piece Pop infused Reggae-Rock band, illScarlett. They’re set to release their forthcoming new & self-titled release on Tuesday September 2nd, 2014. Gearing up for the new release, the band is giving away their new song “Down For Whatever” on our homepage… (more…)

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Aug
17/14
Video: Jo Mersa – Sunshine

Jo Mersa Marley, son of Stephen Marley, released his debut EP titled Comfortable. The second song off that EP, “Sunshine”, he’s premiered a music video for. In an exclusive interview w/The Pier, Jo Mersa explains how the foundation of the song was inspired by his baby sister. You can read about the making of the song in our interview by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

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Aug
16/14
Everlast Acoustic Tour w/ Big B

Grammy award winning & New York based artist, Everlast, formerly of House of Pain, has a run of west coast dates he’s touring alongside Las Vegas rapper, Big B. The tour is in support of his latest album ‘The Life Acoustic’ that was released last August. (more…)

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Aug
15/14
The Pier: Happy 7th Birthday

Today, August 15th 2014, The Pier celebrates its 7th Birthday! It all started on this day, 7 years ago by ‘Pilipo!‘ What started out as a blog ran by 1 person, has now grown into an online magazine that includes multiple writers, photographers & staff – all providing coverage, Meet N Greets & content in 10+ states! (more…)

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Aug
15/14
The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

Reggae-rock on the mind? Fulfill the desire for live music with help from The Pier Weekend Show Locator. The Show Locator is designed with the fans in mind, to help you find top gigs and venues hosting your favorite bands, as well as where you can go to check out upcoming artists. Stick with us for another great edition of our Show Locator! (more…)

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Aug
14/14
SOJA’s New Album with Commentary

It’s world news now that SOJA has released their new album Amid The Noise & Haste via ATO Records. Two days after its release, we have the full album for stream with commentary by Jacob Hemphill on each song. (more…)

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Aug
13/14
Giant Panda’s New Album Out Fall 2014!

Out of Rochester, NY we have an update that Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad will be releasing their new album, titled Steady, this fall on Sept 30th, 2014 via Easy Star Records. Steady will be followed in early 2015 by a sequel to Country, called Bright Days, an Americana acoustic persona of the group… (more…)

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Aug
13/14
Dirty Heads Announce Fall 2014 Tour!

On July 8th, Dirty Heads released their fourth studio album; Sound of Change, followed by a summer tour under the same moniker, alongside Pepper, Aer & Katastro. Now, the group has announced its plans to continue their Sound of Change tour into the fall with various US dates while also targeting Canada & Europe. (more…)

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Aug
13/14
Mighty Mighty Bosstones on Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel, the host and executive producer of Emmy nominated “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” ABC’s late-night talk show, is known for his hilarious viral video stunts with 1.5 billion views on YouTube alone. The show is also known for its musical guests, mini concerts & has been able too book a wide range of artists from many different genres. However, it seems that Kimmel may be more partial to Ska music. As seen on the episode aired on August 6th, Kimmel gave the night’s musical guest, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, time for two tracks & even joined in with the band on the closing number! Be sure to watch The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Perform their hit, “The Impression That I Get,” with Kimmel on Clarinet…

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Aug
12/14
Bunji Garlin’s ‘Differentology’ Album Release

The “Viking of Soca” also known as Bunji Garlin is, set to release his newest album entitled Differentology via a joint venture between VP Records and RCA Records. (more…)

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Aug
11/14
Easy Star All-Stars’ 2014 Dub Steady Tour

Released on February 18, 2003, Easy Star All-Stars released their timeless album Dub Side of the Moon, the dub reggae tribute to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. To promote the 11th year of their release, ESAS will tour 13 west coast cities this September with Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad & Tatanka(more…)

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Aug
11/14
Jimkata’s “Remix In Light” ft Passafire

Back in March of this year, Ithaca, NY’s Jimkata released their new EP Feel In Light, a record with a summertime vibe that spotlights Jimkata’s refined electro-rock sound. Now the band has released Remix In Light, a project that features 8 songs off the EP remixed by other artists including members of Passafire! (more…)

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Aug
10/14
MP3 Leak of the Week: Giraffe Aftermath

We’re always excited when a band puts out a great album and agrees to give away a song for FREE from that release via our MP3 Leak of the Week. This week, Canada’s Giraffe Aftermath is that band with their new sing “Cali Song” from the June 18th release of their album Space Echo Beach Scene. Read more about the band, album & song… (more…)

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