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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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), [...]

By | July 1st, 2022|Categories: 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 [...]

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

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: RICK SPRINGFIELD/WORKING CLASS DOG: 40th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL LIVE EDITION

If you only remember Rick Springfield for the hit single “Jessie’s Girl” and his stint as Dr. Noah Drake on General Hospital in the early ‘80s, you really don’t know Rick Springfield. Born in Australia, [...]

By | June 17th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: RICK SPRINGFIELD/WORKING CLASS DOG: 40th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL LIVE EDITION

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KREATOR/HATE ÜBER ALLES

Formed in Essen, Germany in 1982, Kreator remains one of the most influential Thrash Metal bands of all time. Founded by Miland ‘Mille’ Petrozza (vocals/guitar), Jürgen ‘Ventor’ Reil (drums), and Roberto ‘Rob’ Fioretti (bass), the [...]

By | June 10th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KREATOR/HATE ÜBER ALLES

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ANGEL OLSEN/BIG TIME

Angel Olsen is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter with a story to tell. And like real life, that story evolves, twists, turns, and heads off into directions that she may not have intended when she first [...]

By | June 3rd, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ANGEL OLSEN/BIG TIME

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: DECAPITATED/CANCER CULTURE

Formed in 1996, Decapitated is a Technical Death Metal band founded in Krosno, Poland by brothers Waclaw ‘Vogg’ Kieltyka (guitar) and Witold ‘Vitek’ Kieltyka (drums) along with vocalist Wojciech ‘Sauron’ Wasowicz. The group – which [...]

By | May 27th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: DECAPITATED/CANCER CULTURE

ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL: An EXCLUSIVE Q&A with MARK TREMONTI

STEVE SCHNEE: First off, TREMONTI SINGS SINATRA is an immensely enjoyable and joyful release filled with love and reverence to Frank and his music. Admittedly, I never knew this side of you, and it makes [...]

By | May 25th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL: An EXCLUSIVE Q&A with MARK TREMONTI

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MAVIS STAPLES & LEVON HELM/CARRY ME HOME

When worlds collide, they can often create a universe that is greater than the sum of both worlds… and so much more. So, using that analogy when talking about music, the end results are either [...]

By | May 23rd, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MAVIS STAPLES & LEVON HELM/CARRY ME HOME