AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: SHEMEKIA COPELAND/UNCIVIL WAR

The daughter of legendary guitarist Johnny Copeland, Shemekia Copeland was born to sing the Blues. Her first public performance was at the Cotton Club at the age of 10 but she didn’t fully commit to a singing career until the age of 16. Johnny took Shemekia on the road with him and she became his opening act. Thanks to her electrifying live shows, she became one of the most talked about artists on the Blues [...]

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 42 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From M. Ward No Depression Bob Marley Four Tet Bullion

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 41 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Brand Nubian Night Ranger Styx Jackie Wilson Riot Grrrl Christmas

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 40 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Grand Puba Enuff Z'Nuff Molly Hatchet Christian Death Hatebreed

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: TOMMY LEE/ANDRO

When a major Rock band splits up, most people expect the lead singer/frontman to be the breakout star while all of his former bandmates struggle to keep themselves in the public eye. However, this is Mötley Crüe that we are talking about… and Mötley Crüe is no ordinary Rock band. Known for their hard rocking hits in the ‘80s and their offstage debauchery, the Crüe became one of the most popular bands in the Hard [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KRONOS QUARTET & FRIENDS/LONG TIME COMING

Folk and protest music, for the most part, are timeless. There are certain songs that may focus on a particular incident in history, but most Folk-oriented ‘protest’ songs address universal issues that are still sadly relevant. When you sit down today to listen to a classic by Pete Seeger, you suddenly realize that the more things have changed, the more they’ve remained the same. Seeger is associated with his social activism and his amazing cache [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HERB ALPERT/HERB ALPERT IS… (SOUNDTRACK)

Let’s get the obvious out of the way – Herb Alpert is a national treasure. The legendary trumpeter and music mogul has not only created an enormously satisfying back catalog of his own – solo and with The Tijuana Brass – he also co-founded A&M Records, a label responsible for a plethora of hits since the early ‘60s. If you love The Carpenters, The Police, Rita Coolidge, Supertramp, Cat Stevens, Amy Grant, Quincy Jones, Janet [...]

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