Kill Hannah, Billy Talent and The Darkness at Irving Plaza Trends: Darkness Descends On The US

British rock heroes of the early 00’s The Darkness are set to re-launch themselves – and are targeting the US as their main audience. The makers of hits such as “I Believe In A Thing […]


The Smashing Pumpkins Perform At The Wiltern Theatre Trends: The Smashing Pumpkins Embrace The Latex

There’s been a long history of musicians partnering up with wrestlers but the latest venture, between The Smashing Pumpkins‘ Billy Corgan and indie wrestling company Resistance Pro, is one of the more surprising. Billy Corgan […]


tegan and sara Trends: Tegan And Sara Get Stripped Back

Tegan and Sara this week release a live album “Get Along,” comprising fifteen tracks from previous albums and a documentary DVD. It follows their last studio release, 2009’s Sainthood. Today Trends looks at Tegan […]


The+Joy+Formidable+vote+up Trends: The Joy Formidable On The Up And Up

The Joy Formidable have had a pretty good year, ending 2011 on tour with the Foo Fighters and with a track on the Twilight: Breaking Dawn soundtrack. Today Trends looks at the British band’s […]


(Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images) Trends: Bombay Bicycle Club Pedal On

London quartet Bombay Bicycle Club have had a whirlwind year – what with the build-up and aftermath of their latest album A Different Kind Of Fix. Released in August, the album has had enough time […]


(Photo by Trixie Textor/Getty Images) trends: The Cure Come Alive For Charity

The Cure may not be the most festive of bands, but this December sees them release a double live album The Cure: Bestival Live 2011. Comprising their ‘greatest-hits’ headline set from the UK festival in […]


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Linkin Park And Eminem Represent At The MTV EMAs

Linkin Park and Eminem walked away as proud MTV Europe Music Awards winners last night – nabbing the awards for Best Rock and Best Hip-Hop, respectively. While both acts have earned massive status within their genres, Linkin […]