Rock Band Album: Judas Priest
Since Rock Band was unveiled last year, EA promised that in addition to the game having a downloadable song here and there, aficionados would also be able to download entire albums from big rock artists such as the Who and Metallica. People were stoked.
But nine months later, and not a peep had been uttered in regards to whole albums. Until this week, that is! And it’s a doozy…
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A grip of new artists have been confirmed for the 2008 Sonar Festival, taking place this year from June 19 - 21, 2008. This follows news of appearances from The Field, Ewan Person, Boys Noize, Flying Lotus, Neon Neon, and dozens of others, are all set to descend upon the city of Barcelona for the festivities.
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Across the pond, the four members of Southend, U.K.-based outfit These New Puritans have a reputation for hyperactive live shows that incorporate elements of post-punk, dubstep, and '80s industtrial music, a combination that's also prevalent on their recently released Domino album, Beat Pyramid. Stateside fans will have a chance to witness this pack of youngsters in the live setting in June, when the band embarks on its first-ever North American tour. Read more »
Talk about two great sounds coming together: if someone told me that two shoegazer/dream-pop indie icons from different generations were going to collaborate and record new music, I would have said that’s about as likely as a My Bloody Valentine reunion. Read more »
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