AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: OHMME/FANTASIZE YOUR GHOST

Formed in Chicago in 2014, Ohmme – originally known as Homme – was founded by Sima Cunningham (vocals/guitar/keyboards) and Macie Stewart (vocals, guitar, violin, bass, keyboards). The duo met in high school and played in separate musical projects: Stewart was a member of Kids These Days, Marrow, and Marker while Cunningham played in various bands and curated music festivals. In 2014, they joined forces as Ohmme. The duo was excited about the prospects of combining [...]

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AMPED Distribution continues to surge as it bolsters its label roster with key signings!

INKS EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION DEALS WITH  ANTI-, BETTER NOISE MUSIC, EARACHE, EPITAPH, NUCLEAR BLAST,  ORACLE MUSIC, ORG MUSIC, [PIAS], POLYVINYL, SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS, AND TOMMY BOY MUSIC July 28, 2020 -- While the world was shutting down in response to the pandemic, the team at AMPED Distribution dug in, rolled up their sleeves, and improvised with their labels to seize all available opportunities to maintain product and revenue flow, while bringing a much-needed escape to music fans [...]

By | July 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

AMPED™ 2020 Issue 30 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Ziggy Marley Iggy Pop Mike Farris Ed Harcourt Ministry

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: TED RUSSELL KAMP/DOWN IN THE DEN

Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter and musician Ted Russell Kamp’s 2020 album DOWN IN THE DEN is not his first rodeo – far from it. The album is Kamp’s 12th solo album in a career that spans 25+ years of hard work and great music. Born in New York, his musical career started once he relocated to Seattle, Washington. As leader of the trio Ponticello, he released four albums before stepping out on his own with [...]

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 29 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Mike Barnett Randy Brecker Brian Cullman Lucrecia Dalt Yves Montand

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: EMMURE/HINDSIGHT

Like any other musical genre, Heavy Metal can be broken down into many sub-genres. Many, many sub-genres. On one end, you’ve got commercially-accepted Heavy Metal, which is normally what you’ll find hanging out on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. Nothing wrong with that – often-times, bands like Iron Maiden and Judas Priest serve as ‘gateway’ artists, introducing listeners to a new musical universe to explore. On the other end of the spectrum, you’ve got the [...]

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 28 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Zakk Sabbath Slayer Aesop Rock Mike Farris Josiah Johnson

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 27 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From The Side Deal Carl Perkins Neko Case John Carpenter Pennywise

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE HU/THE GEREG (DELUXE EDITION)

Mongolia, located in East Asia, is a country that is not necessarily known around the world for its rich Rock music heritage. The country is better known for the lovely and more traditional music that has attracted World Music lovers for years. Influenced by nature, nomadism, shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism, the traditional sound of Mongolian music is inspirational and soothing. However, there has been a movement within Mongolia that has been growing for decades. The [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CURRENTS/THE WAY IT ENDS

Metalcore is a genre that combines elements of Extreme Metal and Hardcore Punk. When listening to Metalcore, you’re likely to experience the pummeling audio experience of violent Metal yet the lyrics tend to be based in the real world of politics, personal tragedies, and other more emotionally dark topics. More often than not, the lyrics tend to be dark and shrouded in mystery and shadows. Some of the better-known Metalcore bands include Underoath, Silverstein, Shadows [...]

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