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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..
Deryck Whibley on Stevo's departure from Sum 41
In a length interview, Sum 41's Deryck Whibley spoke brielfy about the departure of his longterm bandmate, Steve "Stevo" Jocz. It doesn't shed too much light however: I think we were all pretty tired and burnt out by the end of this tour. Or at least i know i was and still am. Touring can be…
Sum 41's Steve "Stevo" Jocz leaves the band
Sum 41 founding member and drummer Steve "Stevo" Jocz has announced his departure from the band. He said this: I'm sorry to announce that I've decided to leave Sum 41. Touring with the band has been an amazing experience that has taken us far beyond our old practice space in my parent's basement to countless countries around the world. I've had the opportunity to see and experience so much and for that I am truly grateful. The band…
Fall Out Boy: 'Save Rock and Roll'
Fall Out Boy is streaming their forthcoming album titled Save Rock and Roll, due out April 16, 2013 via Island Def Jam on Sound Cloud. The band says of the album: This album is one that is…
Fall Out Boy: "Young Volcanoes"
Fall Out Boy have released another new song from their upcoming reunion album. The album is called Save Rock and Roll and is due out April 16,…
Fall Out Boy
Fall Out Boy have announced yet another tour to support their upcoming release Save Rock and Roll. The group will be touring arenas in the US this fall with special guests to be announced soon. Tickets go on sale April 5. Fall Out Boy are currently on tour and Save…
Fall Out Boy: "The Phoenix"
Fall Out Boy have released a new music video for their song "The Phoenix." The song is set to appear on the band's upcoming album Save Rock and Roll, due out April 16,…
Fall Out Boy reveal artwork for 'Save Rock and Roll'
Fall Out Boy have posted the artwork for their new album Save Rock and Roll on Tumblr. The album is due out April 16, 2013 via Island Def Jam. The artwork is a photograph by Roger Stonehouse.…
Fall Out Boy (Australia, NZ)
Fall Out Boy have announced most of their upcoming dates over the coming months. The reunited pop-punk outfit will be visiting the lands of kangaroos, hobbits, samurai,and of unarmed police officers, but will be spending most of their time in places with super-sized sodas (and New York…
The Killers: "I Feel It in My Bones"
The Killers have posted a video for their Christmas song "I Feel It in My Bones." Proceeds from sales of the single go to (PRODUCT)RED, which benefits The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and…
Sum 41 / Hunter Valentine (west coast)
Sum 41 is kicking off the new year with a west coast tour, and will be bringing along Hunter Valentine for the…
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