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Riot Fest postpones until 2021 and reveals the first wave of the lineup
Riot Fest postpones until 2021 and reveals the first wave of the lineup
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Riot Fest 2020 has been postponed until 2021. The festival announced the new dates and first lineup announcement on June 16. The Chicago-based festival follows a long list of other festivals that have been postponed this year including Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Coachella and Reading and Leeds...
Watch Billie Joe Armstrong cover a classic with his sons Jakob and Joey
Watch Billie Joe Armstrong cover a classic with his sons Jakob and Joey
During the coronavirus quarantine, many musicians are capable of a bit more musical freedom of expression. Due to tours being postponed or canceled, some artists have turned to the internet for livestream concerts or cover videos. Billie Joe Armstrong started No Fun Mondays and has been steadily pumping out really cool covers every week...
FIDLAR and SWMRS join forces to cover the 1975’s “People”
FIDLAR and SWMRS join forces to cover the 1975’s “People”
SWMRS and FIDLAR are pairing up for a sweet joint cover of the 1975's track "People" off of their upcoming record Notes on a Conditional Form. The two bands gave their take on the track which is less than a year old and marks the first bit of music available from the 1975's new album. Read More: Post Malone... Read More ...
SWMRS launch fan Q&A ahead of “Too Much Coffee” live video premiere
SWMRS launch fan Q&A ahead of “Too Much Coffee” live video premiere
SWMRS are gearing up to release a live video of “Too Much Coffee” recorded at Orange Vélodrom in France. The world premiere is tomorrow Dec. 4. SWMRS is also doing a live Q&A until the release.  This is the first release by the band since their tour van crashed, leaving guitarist Max Becker and two crew members critically injured. Check out the details on t...
The 50 best albums of 2019 in alternative, punk, alt-pop and beyond
The 50 best albums of 2019 in alternative, punk, alt-pop and beyond
The time has come for the collective internet to narrow down their favorite albums of 2019. With more releases than we can count dropping in any given year, from DIY garage bands to the biggest of pop artists, the task is large. This year kept our attention with a slew of choices, so here’s what stood out. Chec...
SWMRS give update on Max Becker’s recovery two weeks after accident
SWMRS give update on Max Becker’s recovery two weeks after accident
SWMRS have provided an update on guitarist/ vocalist Max Becker following a horrible van accident on the way to a show in Denver. A little over two weeks ago, SWMRS took to Instagram to reveal the accident Becker and two touring crew members, Natalie Somekh and Josh Berl, were involved in due to an encounter with a patch of black ice...
SWMRS share guitarist Max Becker recovery update, address for fan mail
SWMRS share guitarist Max Becker recovery update, address for fan mail
SWMRS have been updating fans following a van accident that sent guitarist/vocalist Max Becker and crew members Natalie Somekh and Josh Berl to the hospital, and things are looking good. The band offered an update saying Somekh is at home with her family and Berl's arm surgery went perfectly while Becker is being transferred to a rehab clinic for the remainder of the year...
SWMRS share update on guitarist Max Becker, crew after van accident
SWMRS share update on guitarist Max Becker, crew after van accident
SWMRS have provided an update following a van accident that put guitarist/vocalist Max Becker and crew in the ICU. Yesterday, we learned that Becker was in the intensive care unit following an encounter with black ice in Denver. Two touring crew members, Natalie Somekh and Josh Berl, were also injured in the van accident and were receiving treatment as well...
SWMRS know everything’s on fire, and they’re here to ease the flame
SWMRS know everything’s on fire, and they’re here to ease the flame
It’s 10:30 a.m. on a Thursday morning, Cole Becker has just woken up next to his brother and SWMRS bandmate Max at their sister’s New York apartment and he is on one. “We breed this violence, and it’s so American, and it’s super-fucked,” the frontman begins, leaning into a screed that’s half dispassionate analysis and half simmering rage as it careens through white male anger, gun control, the sor
Ultra Q (formerly Mt. Eddy) break silence with debut track—listen
Ultra Q (formerly Mt. Eddy) break silence with debut track—listen
The band formerly known as Mt. Eddy have begun their journey into the unknown. With a new name comes a fresh slate and fresh expectations, and Ultra Q are up to the challenge. Fans of the indie up-and-comers were devastated last fall with the announcement of the band’s indefinite split, planning to take time and identify their direction going forward. Rea...

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