Tori Amos (Photo by Desmond Murray)
Tori Amos releases her brand new Christmastide EP, a special collection of four original tracks to celebrate the holiday season with her fans, Dec. 4 on Decca Records. In what has been an incredibly unexpected, turbulent and for many, a very divisive year, Tori wanted to create a safe space for her fans to reflect on the challenges the world has had to face.
Today, she has revealed a new song “Better Angels,” perfectly timed to lift you up and keep you warm during this unusual holiday season.
Tom Petty (Photo by Mark Seliger)
For the first time ever, the Petty estate is working alongside fans and engaging with the music community to celebrate and pay tribute to Tom Petty.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s special Tom Petty Birthday Bash, honoring what would have been his 70th birthday, will be held virtually on Friday, Oct. 23, with 5 hours of performances, testimonials and tributes to Tom from friends and fans including Stevie Nicks, Chris Stapleton, Post Malone, Foo Fighters, The Killers, Norah Jones, The Raconteurs, Jason Isbell, a very special performance by Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench and many more.
Watch the performance on Amazon Music’s Twitch channel!
Smith & Myers (Photo by Paris Visone)
Smith & Myers — the duo comprised of multi-platinum artists Brent Smith and Zach Myers — release dual songs from their newly-announced full-length album Smith & Myers Volume 2 out Oct. 23 via Atlantic Records, that will follow the release of Volume 1 on October 9.
Original track “Bad at Love” is a vulnerable and personal song about the difficulties of staying in a romantic relationship when you have a gypsy heart, full of clean guitar coils and finger-snaps, and is accompanied by a brand new video directed by Sanjay Parikh.
Alter Bridge (Photo by Dan Sturgess)
Alter Bridge releases a new single from their latest album, Walk the Sky, entitled “Native Son,” which has racked up over five million worldwide streams to date, and is currently impacting at radio.
The band also reveals an upcoming new EP, Walk the Sky 2.0, which features live versions of songs including “Native Son,” in addition to an entirely new recorded track written during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Shinedown (Photo by Sanjay Parikh)
Multi-platinum band Shinedown has broken the record for the most No. 1s ever in the 39-year history of the Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs Chart, scoring their 16th No. 1 hit this week with “Atlas Falls.”
Derek Trucks (left) and Susan Tedeschi perform with their 12-piece supergroup, Tedeschi Trucks Band, at Warner Theatre, Feb. 21, 2020. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
February in DC, for the past five years, means the Tedeschi Trucks Band, the 12-piece blues-rock supergroup lead by married couple Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, holds an annual residency at historic Warner Theatre. This year’s residency included four sold out shows over two consecutive weekends, Feb. 14 and 15, and Feb. 21 and 22.
The Almost (Photo courtesy Fearless Records)
The Almost, the brainchild of Underoath drummer/vocalist Aaron Gillespie, released Fear Caller on Fearless Records in October after a six-year break. The band performs at Union Stage on Friday, Jan. 10.
Alter Bridge performs at MECU Pavilion on Sept. 22, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)
On the final night of the summer, Alter Bridge kicked off the Victorious Sky co-headlining tour with Skillet at MECU Pavilion in Baltimore.
Kamelot performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 10, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)
Power metal stalwarts Kamelot performed at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently to launch the second leg of The Shadow Tour, and Paivi Salonen shot the show!
Alter Bridge (Photo by Dan Sturgess)
In October, Alter Bridge releases Walk the Sky, the band’s sixth studio album, via Napalm Records. In the lead up to that release, Alter Bridge are now on tour with Skillet, and the bands appear together at MECU Pavilion on Sunday, Sept. 22, for their Victorious Sky Tour.