#The Band

Acclaimed doom band Windhand headlines Oakland's Starline Social Club

SAN FRANCISCO -- Over the course of 14 years in existence, Richmond, VA-based quintet Windhand has established a reputation as leading light on the modern doom-metal scene. Mixing monolithic riffs from guitarists Garrett Morris and Asechiah Bogdan that recalled stoner-rock icons Sleep and Acid King, Lysol-era Melvins and Black Sabbath with the soaring, melodic vocals of singer Dorthia Cottrell, Windhand was formed in 2008. After several years of developing material and their unique sound, the band earned wide acclaim with the 2012 release of their debut album on Forcefield Records.That effort would help the band score a deal with Relapse Records....
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Berserk's Comeback Has Fan Artist Create "Old Man Guts"

Berserk is considered to be a masterpiece by many of the anime fans that have had the opportunity to dive into the dark world of Guts and his fellow soldiers in the Band of the Hawk. With the creator, Kentaro Miura, tragically passing away last year, the story is set to continue based on the notes of the mangaka that were shared with new writer Kouji Mori and the artists at Studio Gaga. Now, one fan artist has taken the opportunity to imagine what the Black Swordsman might look like years in the future.
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Times News

Cressona Band to present concert honoring longtime director

The Cressona Band will present a concert in memory of its longtime director, John F. Potlunas. “He touched so many lives,” said Cressona Band President Caroline Tucci. And it wasn’t just those who worked with him during his 42 years as the band’s principal conductor. It was...
Digital Trends

The best Apple Watch bands and straps for 2022: The best for all budgets

The Apple Watch Series 7 continues Apple’s streak as the maker of one of the most versatile wearables on the market today, with both the flexibility of features and applications. In a market where aesthetics rule, the ability to swap bands with a diversity of designs and materials brings the Apple Watch firmly into fashion territory. While Apple provides a number of quality bands, the third-party world of Apple Watch bands stretches from budget bands to French fashion houses.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds review, Glastonbury 2022: The band that latter-era Oasis could have been

“What’s gonna happen here now,” says Noel Gallagher, stepping gafferly up to the microphone halfway through his set, exuding Mike Lynch energy, “is I’m gonna play you a couple more tunes you don’t give a s*** about, they’re for me. But if you stick around after that, woo, there’s gonna be a lot of very happy people in bucket hats…”Could the gloves be coming off in the world’s most infamous sibling rivalry? After several years in the dramatic doldrums, reduced to a one-way caps-lock slanging match on Twitter, the latest season of Gallagher v Gallagher has picked up substantially. Cocky...

Tim Reynolds Miss First Dave Matthews Show Since 2008, Preservation Hall Jazz Band Sit In

Last night, Dave Matthews Band performed at the Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center in Noblesville, Ind., as part of their ongoing summer tour. Unfortunately, the show was missing Tim Reynolds, who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier that day, and his absence marked the first Dave Matthews Band show he’s missed since 2008. During the single set performance, Dave Matthews Band were joined by exceptional guests: New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band on select songs. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band are currently on the road with n American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer Josh Groben.

Marcus Mumford Declares Band Is Not Breaking Up, as He and Brandi Carlile Offer First Taste of His Solo Album Live

News of a forthcoming Marcus Mumford solo album began to leak out this past week, which countless radio stations and websites around the world immediately leaped to assume meant that old gang of his was breaking up. Mumford made it official on two counts — yes, his solo record is coming up, and no, Mumford and Sons are not splitting — and offered a first taste of the new project as he sat in with Brandi Carlile Friday at L.A.’s Greek Theater.