Meet Granny 4 Barrel: Granny-Fronted Victorian Steampunk “Shock Rock” From Hell

She was possessed by the spirit of a devilish Appalachian woman, and she is here with her motley trio of Victorian psychopaths to rock your world with a head-trip blend of heavyweight guitar theatrics, a shriek of down-home fiddle, and Granny’s own musty roar. She doesn’t pretend to b

Singer Caroline Jones Releases ‘Gulf Coast Girl’ With Special Thanks To Jimmy Buffett

Singer, songwriter and musician Caroline Jones says ever since she began putting words to music at the age of 9, she knew exactly what she wanted to do in life. But it wasn’t until the Connecticut native made a trip to Nashville that she realized the direction she wanted to take. Read

An Interview With The Alt-Rock Songstress, JJ WILDE!

Singer-songwriter JJ Wilderecently released her debut EP ‘Wilde Eyes, Steady Hands’,making a major impression on the modern face of rock music. The EP is out via BMG/BlackBoxon all streaming services and is a brash declaration of artistry from a refreshing new voice in rock. Read full

X Japan’s Yoshiki Sells Out Solo Summer Concert Series

X Japan bandleader and one of his homeland’s biggest rock stars Yoshiki has sold out his sixth annual solo summer concert series set to take place in early August — 12 shows in seven days — at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo Ballroom. Tickets went for approximately $800 a pop. The exclusi

DJ Snake releases follow-up to “Taki Taki” and StripJoints has it for our registered DJs!

“Enzo”, DJ Snake’s follow up to “Taki Taki”, goes live to the world and on StripJoints music, today at 10am PST. The track also features Offset, 21 Savage, Seck Wes and Gucci Mane.  Be the first to spin it in your club tonight! Read full story here

Granny 4 Barrel treats local journalist to a studio brunch and a sneak listen to new David Bendeth produced songs

We recently had the pleasure of gathering at Magic Door Studio in Montclair to listen to the latest heavy tunes from modern day shock rocker Granny 4 Barrel – think Norman Bates. The songs are expected to surface soon on disc. Read full story here

Keith Richards’ Great Solo Debut, ‘Talk Is Cheap,’ Turns 30

During the mid Eighties, the relationship between Keith Richards and Mick Jagger hit a historic low, as Jagger tested solo waters. “Mick started to become unbearable.” Richards wrote in his 2010 memoir Life. You could hear the rift: 1983’s Undercover and 1986’s Dirty Work often sounde


Sporting bonds formed in adolescence, hard rock band Ugly Melon’s members are riding all the highs of being an original act and how that creativity has spawned their newest work. Read full story here


Exclusively for gentlemen’s club DJs, the DJ pool has released its latest tracks on Volume 74! Just log in (or set up an account if you’re a club DJ, it’s FREE!) and download these and many other songs right now! Read full story here

Brandi Carlile walks away with 3 Grammys

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