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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 VerbicideMagazine.com 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

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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.”

Indie Band The Waylons Release EP, Free Music Download

TheWaylons_OutofLoveThe Waylons are a catchy indie four-piece band from Brooklyn, New York that have recently released an EP, Out of Love. The seven-song EP offers mostly laid back tracks and a well-constructed ‘indie rock’ sound.

Recorded in a train depot in Rupert, VT and apartments and hallways in Brooklyn, Out of Love offers memorable guitar-driven tracks that will have you listening to the album over-and-over, again.

The indie band’s instrumentally diverse sound has been compared to The Replacements, The Shins and Pavement.

What’s unique about The Waylons?