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Johnny Casino releases new single “I Scare Myself”

“I Scare Myself” is the latest single from Johnny Casino, out now through Golden Robot Records. It was first brought Casino’s attention by the late great Michael Wilhelm, whom he had the privilege of playing many concerts with; and even recording various songs with. Michael was in San Franciscan band from the 60’s, The Charlatans, with the late and great Dan Hicks, who wrote “I Scare Myself” for his band Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks.

Says Johnny Casino:

King Buzzo to release new studio album “Gift of Sacrifice” on May 15th 2020

King Buzzo, the iconic Melvins’ singer and guitar player, returns with his second solo album, “Gift of Sacrifice”, on May 15th, 2020, via Ipecac Recordings.

The nine-song release finds Buzz Osborne joined by longtime friend and Mr. Bungle bass player Trevor Dunn.

The collection’s first single, “Science in Modern America” can be heard now, below.

Stone Temple Pilots - Perdida

Stone Temple Pilots may have been around for what now three decades, but whereas I can’t deny their passion for their craft and a certain ability, I was hardly ever a fan of their songs with very few exceptions. Likewise, I thought that the late Scott Weiland had an interesting voice and some nice grit to it, but I hardly liked any of the many songs that he sung. Sad but true.

String Machine sign with Know Hope Records and re-releasing “Death of the Neon” album

Soaring ethereal rhythms and melodies, and the doomed tenderness of where hope and hopelessness dance among the faded soon-to-be ruins of ill-maintained state highways tearing through rural and post-industrial landscapes. The soil here isn’t as fertile as it once was, but sometimes a collective of voices breaks through the frostline. For those who see no future, the future is wide open.

Kristian Harting to release new solo album “The Fumes” on January 24th 2020

Danish multi-instrumentalist Kristian Harting presents his third solo full-length release, “The Fumes”. The artist’s most expansive avant-alternative/folk-inspired material to date, the record is being pressed for January release through his allies at Exile On Mainstream. The cover art, track listing, details, and a brief teaser for “The Fumes” have been posted.
 

Knasterbart to release new studio album “Perlen vor die Säue” on November 29th 2019

German folk rock collective Knasterbart have steered clear of all things golden and glamorous and chosen the hard life of a bunch of partying hicks instead: These seven dudes keep finding the stars in the gutter and have done so since 2012, churning out truly unique folk rock full of lewd humor, naughty daydreams and a healthy dose of self-mockery courtesy of musicians of Versengold and Mr. Hurley & Die Pulveraffen!