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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HOUSE OF PAIN/HOUSE OF PAIN (FINE MALT LYRICS/30th ANNIVERSARY EDITION)

One of the most popular and impactful hip-hop releases of 1992  - and quite possibly of the 1990s period - was the debut album by trio House of Pain (Everlast, Danny Boy, and DJ Lethal). Entitled HOUSE OF PAIN (FINE MALT LYRICS), the album was an enormous success and featured the hit single “Jump Around.” However, the band’s genesis began a few years before when rapper and songwriter Erik Schrody (better known by his stage [...]

By | July 25th, 2022|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HOUSE OF PAIN/HOUSE OF PAIN (FINE MALT LYRICS/30th ANNIVERSARY EDITION)

AMPED™ 2022 Issue 29 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Moby Freedy Johnston The Vandals Built To Spill Marilyn Monroe

By | July 15th, 2022|New Release Digital Magazine|Comments Off on AMPED™ 2022 Issue 29 New Release Digital Magazine

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: FLUME/PALACES

 Award-winning Australian musician, producer, and DJ Harley Streten is better known by his stage name Flume. He began his musical journey at the age of 11 by creating his own music using a DJ/mixing program taken from a CD that was included free in a box of Kellogg’s Nutrigrain Bars. By 2010, he was producing House music under the name HEDS. After receiving online acclaim for the music, he was posting online, he released his [...]

By | July 15th, 2022|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: FLUME/PALACES

AMPED™ 2022 Issue 28 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From NOFX ATEEZ Motorhead Calexico Humble Pie

By | July 12th, 2022|New Release Digital Magazine|Comments Off on AMPED™ 2022 Issue 28 New Release Digital Magazine

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: BANKS/SERPENTINA

Southern California-based singer/songwriter and poet Jillian Banks is better known by her stage name Banks. After the releases of her first two acclaimed 2013 EPs – FALL OVER and LONDON – she came to prominence with the release of her debut album, GODDESS, in 2014. An international commercial success, the album reached #12 on the Billboard 200 chart – as well as landing in the Top 20 in many other countries - and spawned the [...]

By | July 8th, 2022|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: BANKS/SERPENTINA

AMPED™ 2022 Issue 27 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Julia Jacklin Ben E. King Starship Dokken Back Against The Wall

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: FLEET FOXES/A VERY LONELY SOLSTICE

Formed in 2006 by Robin Pecknold (lead vocals/guitar), Skyler Skjelset (guitar/mandolin), and Casey Wescott (keyboards/mandolin) alongside rhythm section Bryn Lunsden (soon replaced by Craig Curran) and drummer Nicholas Peterson (replaced by Josh Tillman in 2008), Fleet Foxes’ unique blend of Indie Folk, Chamber Pop, and Americana caught the attention of critics and audiences alike when they began releasing their music via social media (anyone remember MySpace?) shortly after their formation. By the release of their [...]

By | July 1st, 2022|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: FLEET FOXES/A VERY LONELY SOLSTICE

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ARTHUR BROWN/LONG LONG ROAD

Arthur Brown is back! Yes, THAT Arthur Brown. You know, ‘the god of hellfire,’ shock rock pioneer, and all that. If you are one of the few folks out there not familiar with this influential British Rock icon, then let’s turn the clocks back 80 years… Born in Whitby, England in June 1949, Arthur Brown studied philosophy while attending the University of London, but chose to pursue a musical career instead. After fronting several rock [...]

By | June 24th, 2022|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ARTHUR BROWN/LONG LONG ROAD

AMPED™ 2022 Issue 26 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Five Finger Death Punch Willie Nelson Mountain Goats Cass McCombs Terry Bozzio

By | June 23rd, 2022|New Release Digital Magazine|Comments Off on AMPED™ 2022 Issue 26 New Release Digital Magazine

AMPED™ 2022 Issue 25 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Collective Soul Twisted Sister Danzig Jimi Jameson Steve Morse

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