funk rock

Otakusuite to release debut full-length album “Eggs” on March 6th 2020

Italian instrumental psych rock unit, Otakusuite, have announced the release of their first full-length album, “Eggs”, for March 6th, 2020, via Argonauta Records!

The trio hailing from Pisa, who was previously known under the name of The Questionmarks until 2017 and who shared the stages with acts alike Ecstatic Vision among many more, creates an exciting and intelligent fusion of stoner elements, jazz rock to psychedelia and progressive sounds.

Faith No More announces June 2020 UK Headlining Tour

Faith No More, who recently announced their first European live performances in five years, have extended the trek, adding five UK headlining dates: June 10 at O2 Apollo Manchester, June 11 at O2 Academy Glasgow, June 15 at Birmingham Academy and a June 16 at London’s O2 Academy Brixton.

Tickets for the newly announced shows are available this Friday, Dec. 6, at 10 am local time.

Faith No More announces first European performances in June 2020

Faith No More return to the road next Summer, announcing what will be the band’s first European performances in five years: Hellfest (June 20), Sunstroke (June 13) and Tons of Rock (June 26), with more European festival performances to be announced soon.

“Five years, four colonoscopies, two root canals and a handful of prostate exams tell us that it’s time to carpe diem our asses back to Europe asap”, said the band, collectively.

The Waterboys live in Athens 2019

The rainy and miserable weather on the first night made me jokingly think the band should have opened with “It’s Gonna Rain”, but with torrents already pouring down, it might have been a bit of a self-fulfilled prophecy anyway… I ended up driving to the venue early – just to be on the safe side – where I made the acquaintance of some lovely people at the front bar-ier.
 

Jeff Lynne’s ELO - From Out of Nowhere

“You can never change, You just keep on being you”, Jeff Lynn sings on “Help Yourself” and I am wondering if that’s self-reflection in any form, since his output with the “Orchestra” has been sporadic in the past few decades, yet no matter what the sleeves say, the musical style remains consistent and immediately recognizable. It gives a sense of continuation of a uniform flow, no matter how many years may have passed.
 

Joe Satriani announces Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK Tour

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, announces a string of Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK tour dates to support the release of his 17th solo album. Travelling under the moniker of “The Shapeshifting Tour”. The six-date UK run will start at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea (May 22) finishing up at Birmingham Symphony Hall (May 28).

BBF to release new studio album “Outside the Noise” on December 6th 2019

After rising label Argonauta Records have announced one of their recent band signings by welcoming Italy’s psychedelic, stoner and acid funk rock band BBF to their eclectic artist roster, today we finally get to hear some first tunes taken from the band’s upcoming, sophomore album “Outside the Noise”! Set for a release on December 6th, 2019, you can now stream a first single to the soothing track “Sun”. Dive into the sound landscape of BBF below.

DMS to release debut EP “Imposter Syndrome” on November 15th 2019

DMS drop their intoxicating debut EP “Imposter Syndrome” on Friday 29th November, 2019, through all streaming platforms. The infectious quintet have also just released a still video of their forthcoming new single entitled “Vain”. The single will be officially available everywhere on Friday 15th November. Listen to “Vain” below.