AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: JEFF ROSENSTOCK/SKA DREAM

For a musician, longevity is always the goal. No musician wants to leave their mundane day job, make a few records, and tour the country several times, only to be back working a day job [...]

By | December 3rd, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY/DOOM CREW, INC.

Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde is a monster. Well, not literally a monster, but if you listen to his guitar riffs – the way they slither, slide, and strike – they will haunt and enchant [...]

By | November 29th, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: COLD WAR KIDS/NEW AGE NORMS 3

Founded in Orange County, California in 2004, alt-rock band Cold War Kids was formed by Nathan Willett (vocals/piano/guitar) and Matt Maust (bass) with Jonnie Russell (guitar) and Matt Aveiro (drums). After several well-received EPs, the [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: DAMON ALBARN/THE NEARER THE FOUNTAIN, MORE PURE THE STREAM FLOWS

Does anyone remember who won the great Britpop war of the 1990s? Was it Oasis or was it Blur? Or maybe Suede? My Life Story? Super Furry Animals? Back then, it seemed like such a [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HOUNDMOUTH/GOOD FOR YOU

Founded in 2011, New Albany, Indiana-based alternative blues band Houndmouth was founded by Matt Myers (guitar/vocals), Zak Appleby (bass/vocals), Shane Cody (drums/vocals), and Katie Toupin (keyboards/vocals). The quartet began playing locally and in surrounding areas, [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HAYES CARLL/YOU GET IT ALL

Mixing Country & Western, Folk, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Hayes Carll – born Joshua Hayes Carll on January 9, 1976, in Houston, Texas – is a singer, songwriter and storyteller. Combining truth and honesty with a [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: EVERY TIME I DIE/RADICAL

Metalcore band Every Time I Die was formed in Buffalo, New York in 1998. Founded by Jordan Buckley (lead guitar), Andy Williams (rhythm guitar), Keith Buckley (vocals), Mike Novak (drums), and John McCarthy (bass), the [...]

By | October 22nd, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: EVERY TIME I DIE/RADICAL

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: XENIA RUBINOS/UNA ROSA

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Xenia Rubinos. The Hartford, Connecticut-born singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist raised a lot of eyebrows with the release of her full-length debut album, BLACK TERRY CAT, in 2016. [...]

By | October 18th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: XENIA RUBINOS/UNA ROSA

NOW HIRING: AMPED – Marketing Assistant

AMPED’s marketing team is looking for a marketing assistant who will be responsible for production of the AMPED’s weekly New Release solicitation publication as well as running and prepping and disseminating reporting materials for the [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THRICE – HORIZONS/EAST

Post-Hardcore band Thrice was formed in Irvine, California in 1998 by high schoolers Dustin Kensrue (guitar/vocals) and Teppei Teranishi (lead guitar). The duo quickly recruited Eddie Breckenridge (bass) and his brother Riley (drums), and the [...]

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