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Island RecordsOfficial Website: http://www.islandrecords.com/
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A division of the Universal Music Group, but one with enough of a presence in the punk and indie scene to merit a seperate mention. Island Records was founded in in Jamaica in 1959 by Chris Blackwell. In 1989 the label was acquired by PolyGram. Though built on releases from mainstream acts like U2 and Bob Marley, the label has garnered much attention in the scene due to their signings of punk/hardcore favourites like Thursday and Thrice as well as hardcore progressives Quicksand, pop-punkers Autopilot Off and metal revivalist Andrew W.K..
The Killers: "Just Another Girl"
The Killers are streaming a new song titled "Just Another Girl." The track is one of two new songs set to appear on the band's upcoming greatest hits album, Direct Hits, due out on November 11,…
Fall Out Boy (Radio Shows)
Fall Out Boy will be performing a number of radio-related shows in…
Fall Out Boy: "Just One Yesterday"
Fall Out Boy have posted a video for "Just One Yesterday." The track features Foxes and comes from their album - Save Rock and Roll but not their more recently released "punk/hardcore" EP,…
Fall Out Boy (UK, Europe)
Fall Out Boy have announced dates in the UK and Europe for early 2014. In related news, the band recorded a cover of Queen's "Fat Bottomed…
Fall Out Boy talks upcoming "punk/hardcore" release
Fall Out Boy has posted an update on their recently announced EP titled Pax•AM Days. As originally noted, the record was produced by Ryan Adams and promises a more "punk/hardcore"-influenced sound than the band has shown over their past few releases. The band is describing the release as more of a "mixtape" saying: Pax•Am Days isn't a new album, it's a…
Fall Out Boy: "The Mighty Fall"
Fall Out Boy have posted a video for "The Mighty Fall." It's from this year's Save Rock and…
Fall Out Boy (Australia)
Fall Out Boy are heading to Australia in October for some…
Fall Out Boy (Europe / Asia)
Fall Out Boy are headed to Europe and Asia later this month, before kicking off a US tour in the fall. The band is supporting their latest album, Save Rock and…
Fall Out Boy back in the studio with Ryan Adams
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz recently sat down with Rolling Stone, where he confirmed that the band is back in the studio, working with Ryan Adams on new material. Wentz says the band recorded "eight or nine" songs with Adams over two nights. He describes the recordings: It was punk rock – the stuff that makes you want to…
Fall Out Boy: "Alone Together"
Fall Out Boy have released another music video, this time for the song "Alone Together." The song appears on the band's recent comeback record Save Rock and Roll. The video is the fourth part of the band's "Young Blood Chronicles," which began with the album's first video, "My Songs Know What You Did in the…
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