COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

LIQUID METAL: The Devil’s Dozen, Pantera track-by-track (3/28/14)

Good Tuesday afternoon, metal mayhem makers. In honor of last week’s Pantera 20th anniversary album special on Liquid Metal, this week’s Devil’s Dozen features a track-by-track review of Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven. Read on, and rawk on. 12. “Strength Beyond … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown March 28, 1989 (3/31/14)

1989 may have been the year of When Harry Met Sally, the Energizer Bunny, Field of Dreams, “This is your brain on drubs,” and “Eat my shorts,” but it was also a big year for the Bangles, Milli Vanilli (pre-lip-synching … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (3/29/14)

Coldplay’s Magic moves on up to the number one spot in this week’s Baker’s Dozen. Ray LaMontagne’s Supernova drops down to number two, but Beck’s Blue Moon beats out Hozier’s Take Me to Church for this week’s number three spot. … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Watch Vance Joy perform an acoustic cover of Bruce Springsteen’s Dancing in the Dark

You might already know folk-pop prince Vance Joy (aka Australia’s James Keogh) from his Spectrum hit, Riptide, but did you know that the shaggy-haired singer also has a special gift for stripping down ’80s pop hits and morphing them into … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (3/31/14)

In this week’s Download 15 Countdown, the Black Keys burn up the number one spot with Fever, knocking Tune-Yards’ Water Fountain down to number four. Future Islands makes an impressive leap to number two with Seasons (Waiting On You), as … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (3/31/14)

After taking the third spot in the Alt 18 countdown last week with Paris, Magic Man hits number one this time around. Big Data’s Dangerous hangs tight at number two, but Foster the People’s Coming of Age drops down to … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Grouplove are REALLY good at table tennis. Relive Alt Nation’s epic Ping-Pong Throwdown!

Yesterday, Alt Nation held its third Ping-Pong Throwdown. This time, it was scraggly haired indie-pop collective Grouplove who joined in. Grouplove didn’t just play ping-pong, either — they also rocked out in the SXM Fishbowl. The group covered Beyonce’s Drunk In Love … Continued

COUNTRY, MUSIC, ROCK

Hear Johnny Cash: Out Among the Stars in Outlaw Country, hosted with commentary from Cash’s son

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 9 am ET and 5 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30 at 12 pm ET and 9 pm ET If all you know of Johnny Cash’s story is movie Walk the Line, … Continued

MUSIC, ROCK

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (3/22/14)

In this week’s Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown, Like A Storm is back with another number one for Love The Way You Hate Me (check out the video below). Meanwhile, former reigning champion Gemini Syndrome is at number two with Stardust, … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, POP CULTURE, ROCK, WWE

So Hulk Hogan tried to play bass for both Metallica and the Rolling Stones

Prior to his pro wrestling career, Hulk Hogan slapped a little bass, he confirmed this week on The Opie & Anthony Show. So how confident was Hulk in his bass-playing acumen, brother? He tried to join both The Rolling Stones and Metallica. … Continued