AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: DAVID GRAY/SKELLIG

British singer/songwriter David Gray first came to prominence in the UK and Ireland with the release of his debut album, A CENTURY ENDS, in 1993. A critical success, the album climbed to #23 on the [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES/WHEN GOD WAS GREAT

Ska music was born, developed, and brought to live in Jamaica in the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s. Artists such as Prince Buster, Desmond Dekker, The Maytals, The Wailers, Laurel Aitken, and The Skatalites [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: girl in red/if i could make it go quiet

Like any country, Norway has always had many vital and exciting music scenes throughout the decades. While a majority of the artists have not achieved worldwide success, there have been quite a few that have [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: DINOSAUR JR./SWEEP IT INTO SPACE

While other ground-breaking bands like Nirvana and Sonic Youth may have temporarily stolen the spotlight from them, Dinosaur Jr. have become one of the most important American Alternative Rock bands of all time. Originally formed [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ESCAPE THE FATE/CHEMICAL WARFARE

Founded in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2004, Escape the Fate is a Metalcore band that has survived an ever-changing musical landscape and remain top of their game nearly 20 years since their formation. Initially featuring [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CHRIS CAIN/RAISIN’ CAIN

Award-winning Blues guitarist Chris Cain grew up on the Blues. His father used to entertain Chris by telling him tales about growing up on Memphis’ historic Beale Street and constantly played the Blues in the [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE BEAT FARMERS/TALES OF THE NEW WEST (Deluxe)

Even if they may escape the prying eyes and ears of the rest of the world, every major city in the U.S. has a vibrant music scene. And San Diego, California is no different. While [...]

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AMPED™ – Now Hiring: Marketing Coordinator

MARKETING COORDINATOR AMPED’s marketing team is looking for a marketing coordinator who will be responsible for a roster of retail accounts marketing needs, maintain social media efforts and coordinate the production of a weekly solicitation [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: SUZI QUATRO/THE DEVIL IN ME

Here in the United States, Detroit, Michigan-born Suzi Quatro is best remembered for her stint as Leather Tuscadero on the television sitcom Happy Days and the 1978 hit single “Stumblin’ In” (a duet with Chris [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: PAPA ROACH/GREATEST HITS, VOL. 2: THE BETTER NOISE YEARS

Formed in 1993 in Vacaville, California, Papa Roach climbed to fame during the early ‘90s Nu-Metal movement. Even though the band was tougher and edgier than some of their contemporaries, they still got swept up [...]

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