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Given Career Boosts By Legends Max Weinberg And John Oates, Singer/Songwriter Josh Taerk Brings His Passion To ‘Stages’ Throughout The U.S. and UK

Born and raised in Toronto, living, writing and recording in Nashville these past three years and complementing his U.S. tours with frequent performances in the UK, indie singer-songwriter Josh Taerk considers himself a musical citizen of the world.

Josh Taerk Indie Breaking through in 2017 on the Hot AC Commercial Radio charts with “Anywhere Love Took Us,” the first single from his latest EP Stages, Josh and his band have opened for famed blues guitarist Robin Trower, Kevin Costner & Modern West, John McLaughlin and Austin Jones while headlining their own shows throughout the Midwest, South and as far West as Midland TX, Salt Lake City and Denver.

His high energy performances led acclaimed music journalist Jason Richie to name him one of the “Top 5 Live Acts” of 2015, and in May of that year, the title track from his full-length album was playlisted on over 40 radio stations throughout the UK, where he toured in support of The Soldiers in 2012-2013 and headlined two UK university tours in 2013 and 2015. Josh was chosen to play Indie Week Canada’s 2014 Band Competition and made it to the semi-final round, Indie Week Europe 2015 where he and his band played 5 shows, and Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival at Nathan Phillips Square in 2011.

Guitar Center’s Sessions Features British Indie Rock Legends The Cult

Guitar Center announced a new episode of Guitar Center Sessions featuring legendary post-punk British rockers The Cult. Set to premiere Saturday, December 4 at 9 p.m. ET, the episode includes intimate and revealing interviews with the band and performances of iconic songs including “Sweet Soul Sister”, “Rain”, “Rise”, “Wildflowers” and the new single “Embers”, among others.

FREE DOWNLOAD: “Hell or High Water” by The Jet Blackk Heart Attack

With the release of the indie band’s debut album, Needle to the GrooveThe Jett Blackk Heart Attack are giving fans a free download of “Hell or High Water.”

Needle to the Groove weaves together a wide range of influences while maintaining the band’s modern take on classic hard rock.

Veterans of the Long Island hardcore and indie rock scene, band members Dave Case, Jonathan Cox, Joe Rubino, and Dave Musser have played in national acts such as From Autumn to Ashes and Helmet. In  2007, Cox, Rubino, and Musser recruited Dave Case and formed The Jett Blackk Heart Attack. Soon, they began playing shows and developing a following. Last year, they were voted runner-up at the Long Island Music Festival.

Indie Artist K.Flay Releases Self-Titled Debut EP

Indie rock – hip hop artist K.Flay is excited to announce the release of her self-titled debut EP. As the first new recorded music in the last year, K.Flay’s EP is available on iTunes and K.Flay’s website, and will be available for purchase at every one of her shows on her first ever US tour, already on the road with Passion Pit.

Last year, K.Flay self-released her first mix tape titled MASHed potatoes and is currently available for free on her website. More recently, she created a track titled “2 Weak” where she sampled Grizzle Bear’s “Two Weeks.” It premiered on RCRD LBL and has attracted the attention of critics and label representatives alike.  “2 Weak” will not be featured on the EP, so head over to RCRD LBL to get your copy.

The San Francisco based Chicago raised musician has been making waves with her unique brand of indie rock meets hip hop. Due to her talent and distinctive sound, she has been able to perform with some of music’s biggest names including Kid Cudi, Asher Roth, Minus the Bear, and none other than Snoop Dog himself!

Verbicide and Imprint Present Unsigned Band Contest, Vote Now

Verbicide_Imprint_UnsignedVote for the Best Band at Verbicide Unsigned 2010 Contest! Help Them Get Their Album Pressed For Free and More!

That’s right! Voting has begun at the Verbicide Unsigned 2010 contest, presented by and Imprint Indie Printing.

The first round is over and now it’s up to you to help pick the winner. Choose from a variety of artists over a range of musical genres; from indie rock, alternative, and folk, to punk, metal, and hip-hop. We’ve even got some 8-bit music. It’s really too hard for us to choose the best. That’s why we need your help.

Indie Band The Jett Blackk Heart Attack Release Debut Album

JettBlackHeartAttackWith the release of their debut album, Needle to the GrooveThe Jett Blackk Heart Attack are giving audiences a strong dose of classic hard rock with a modern twist.

Needle to the Groove weaves together a wide range of influences while maintaining the band’s modern take on classic hard rock.

The album’s first single, “Hell or High Water,” as well as “Hit and Run” and “Another Pretty Face,” nicely summarize the high-energy rock their fans have come to expect. Hints Jim Morrison and Scott Weiland can be heard in David Case’ vocal style in“Breakdown City,” while the tune “Without Your Man” is a slow, bluesy jam reminiscent of Cream and Jeff Beck.

EXCLUSIVE FREE DOWNLOAD: Indie Band Darling Waste Gives Away B-Sides Album


Darling Waste is giving away 19-tracks for free! The songs on For the Gloomy Guses and Negative Nancies include b-sides, live and cover tracks that the band has recorded over the years.

“We have this free album, plus a new full length [album] coming up in October,” said Lance Waste, founder and lead singer of the band. “We recorded the new studio album in england and the one we are giving away is a collection of b-sides and covers.”