Jennings embraces darker, harder sound on new record Shooter Jennings joins Alice in Chains for a performance Monday, April 18, at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Apr. 14, 2010 @ 06:34 PM HUNTINGTON -- Shooter Jennings knows that his latest project will challenge his listeners. It's a 71-minute concept album called "Black Ribbons," full of distortion-heavy dark rock, featuring his new backing band, Hierophant. The Irrepressibles Lead Singer Talks About Being Gay and the Men He's Loved Jamie McDermott, out singer of The Irrepressibles, discusses his new album, his influences, and being gay in the music industry now. Jamie McDermott of The Irrespressibles Jamie McDermott, lead vocalist for the chamber ensemble The Irrepressibles never felt the need to hide who he was.
Avenged Sevenfold, Shadows Fall top X-Fest bill Mark Webb/The Herald-Dispatch Buckcherry rocks X-Fest 2007 at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington. This yearÕs headlners include national acts Avenged Sevenfold and Shadows Fall as well as Pop Evil, Egypt Central, Another Black Day and Midnight to Twelve. 3 Door Down brings gritty sound to Big Sandy arena The Herald-Dispatch No Published Caption Courtesy of www.3doorsdown.com The rock band 3 Doors Down will perform with fellow rockers Hinder on Wednesday, May 20, at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.
Jake Owen to perform at festival Courtesy of www.myspace.com/jakeowen Jake Owen will perform at 9:30 p.m. today at Huntignton’s Rib and Music Fest. Aug. 08, 2008 @ 12:00 AM HUNTINGTON -- Growing up, country singer Jake Owen hit the golf course instead of the stage. At the age of 12, the Vero Beach, Fla. Does Reworking 'Hey Jude' Into a Minor Key Make It Better? What if the Beatles had lived in an alternative universe, and the group's 1968 megahit "Hey Jude" was not intended to cheer up John Lennon's son Julian, but to sound like a funeral dirge? That's just what you'll get with this version of "Hey Jude," mashed down into a minor key that feels completely different, especially to those of us who've grown up with the Beatles and their groundbreaking music. Its creator, apparently dipping into the wonders of Auto-Tune for this version he released in late January, agrees. He says on the video's YouTube page, "I reworked it to minor key, and it became almost entirely new song."
Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace bring rock to arena Jan. 27, 2010 @ 08:54 PM "Life Starts Now" is more than the title for Canadian rockers Three Days Grace's third and latest album. It is the band's newfound philosophy, finding hope in the darkest of days and the strength to persevere through recent challenges in their personal lives. These were challenges that Three Days Grace bassist Brad Walst said shook the Toronto-based band to its core. "All of us went through some difficult times over the last couple of years," Walst, 32, said in a recent telephone interview. "We dealt with illnesses and deaths in our families, and it gave us a different perspective on life.
How We Discover New Music Today [INFOGRAPHIC] With big-name summer albums such as Born Sinner, Yeezus, Magna Carta Holy Grail, Collapsible Lung, Random Access Memories, Hall of Fame, Halcyon Days and many, many more dropping, maybe now's a good time to re-evaluate how we discover and consume our music — or at least take a gander at how other people do it. Headphone maker Sol Republic made an exclusive infographic for Mashable that breaks down some of the recent trends in music discovery, including social listening and streaming services. Scope it out below to see how Millennials and others listen to their music, the effect of positive recommendations on sales and how mobile is changing music consumption. Update: A previous version of the above infographic stated that Rdio had approximately 18 million tracks in its catalog; however, Rdio has more than 20 million.