Hailing from San Diego, post hardcore/screamo outfit Pierce The Veil have had a busy year. They released their sophmore album, Selfish Machines, on June 21st, right before they did a stint on the ever-popular Vans Warped Tour. The band then traveled across the world to take on crowds in Australia and Japan, before returning to the US to tour with Attack Attack!, Emmure, Of Mice & Men, and In Fear and Faith.
Hey hey hey Colorado music lovers, what better way to spend a chilly December night then at The Black Sheep in Colorado Springs with one of Canada’s most beloved and popular indie rock bands? That’s right, Tokyo Police Club is blazing through your great state on December 13th and, in our everlasting effort to please you, the Sovereign Sound has scored a pair of tickets to give to one lucky reader for FREE. That’s right, you can get a hot pair of complimentary tickets in your anxious little hands simply by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and telling us why YOU deserve to win.
Oftentimes in the music world, thing can move slowly for bands. Other times, the pace of the industry moves so quickly it’s hard to keep up. Either way, when you’re good, you’re good, and eventually someone takes notice. So whether it takes you a decade to get a record deal, or you’re Rocky Loves Emily and you drop your label debut EP less than two years after forming, hard work pays off. The pop rocking, punk infused, country lace band from Detroit, Michigan released their debut EP on Tooth and Nail Records just last week. The insanely catchy American Dream is available exclusively on iTunes and in Hot Topic stores nationwide and we here at Sovereign Sound highly recommend that you snag yourself a copy ASAP.
In the meantime, check out this behind-the-scenes making of the music video for their first single “Clueless”. The finished version should be up online any day now, but you can satisfy your Rocky Loves Emily craving a bit by watching this on repeat until then.
In this day and age every artist seems to be taking on multiple careers- there’s actors starting bands, musicians starring in films, and athelets trying a bit of everything. It’s not often, however, that you see a boxer morph into a singer…at least not successfully. But the buzz surrounding London’s former Amateur Middleweight Boxing Champion NOAH, and his funky music, is massive. Read More about this Ass Kickin Musician!
2010 is coming to a close and there have been an abundance of incredible music videos released this year. From indie rock to hip hop, Sovereign Sound has brought you some of the best around. As you compile your lists of favorites music videos for the year, don’t forget to include The Wonder Years’ “Melrose Diner” in there. Packed with humor, wit, creativity, and backed by a killer song, this video easily jumped into our top 5 2010 favorites.
Like other artists that acrue an amazing amount of hit singles, the edgy, unabashed pop starlett P!nk is putting out a Greatest Hits album. On November 16th, Greatest Hits…So Far!!! will drop, featuring a slew of P!ink’s hits, along with two new songs incuding “Raise Your Glass” her rousing new celebration single.
2008 was the year that the fabulous Matt Powers exploded onto the music scene, gracing college airwaves with his crafty indie rock debut album Never Ending Aftermath. Now, after playing and working with some of the biggest names in rock, Powers is poised and ready to take over the wrold with his endearing and addicting form of indie pop rock. Sovereign Sound was lucky enough to stalk the Los Angeles-based musician down and bombard him with questions. Check out how he graciously responded.