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|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | October 14th, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | October 8th, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MINISTRY/MORAL HYGIENE

It has been 40 years since Al Jourgensen founded the band Ministry… and what a long, strange tip it’s been! Originally part of the Chicago alternative/punk scene, he eventually switched his attention to an aggressive [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: QUICKSAND/DISTANT POPULATIONS

While not the most prolific of bands – they are releasing their fourth album in a 31=year career – New York Post-Hardcore trio Quicksand has certainly left their mark. The original trio’s members had their [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CARCASS/TORN ARTERIES

Liverpool looms large in Rock history. In fact, the city changed the musical landscape forever back in February 1964 when four mop-topped Liverpudlian lads appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. From that moment onwards, Liverpool [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: LOW/HEY WHAT

Founded in Duluth, Minnesota in 1993, Low has become one of the most respected bands in indie rock. Formed by guitarist/vocalist Alan Sparhawk and drummer/vocalist Mimi Parker, the band has featured several bassists in their [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CHVRCHES/SCREEN VIOLENCE

Formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2011 by vocalist Laureen Mayberry and multi-instrumentalists Iain Cook and Martin Doherty, Chvrches has become one of the most celebrated electronic/synthpop groups in modern music. However, the origins of the [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE BOB’S BURGERS MUSIC ALBUM VOL. 2

Animated projects aimed at adult audiences have been around since the 1930s when LOONEY TUNES cartoons played in movie theaters all over the country. While children have embraced all the characters in the decades since [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: JADE BIRD/DIFFERENT KINDS OF LIGHT

Born in Hexham, England in 1997, Jade Bird is a British singer, songwriter, and musician. While her music isn’t defined by a specific genre, she has been labeled by several critics as Americana and indie [...]

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