Saturday, March 31, 2012

Refused - New Noise live





Yesterday a Swedish hardcore punk band originating from Umeå that is way up north visited Stockholm and Debaser Medis with the club "What We Do Is Secret".

It was a magical gig...although me and Stones missed it...can u believe it???!!
So irritating!



I really love this shit!!!

This is the setlist:


Band members:
Dennis Lyxzén - lead vocals
David Sandström - drums, percussion, melodica
Kristofer Steen - bass, guitar
Jon Brännström - bass, guitar, vocals, samples, electronics
Magnus Flagge (aka Magnus Björklund) - bass, cello, also played on The Shape of Punk to Come)



Tour schedule:
Apr 12 The Glass House Pomona, CA
Apr 13 Coachella Music Festival Indio, CA
Apr 18 The Warfield San Francisco, CA
Apr 20 Coachella Music Festival Indio, CA
Apr 22 Terminal 5 New York, NY
Apr 23 Terminal 5 New York, NY
Apr 27 Monster Bash Berlin, Germany
Apr 28 Telekom Street Gig Duisburg, Germany
Apr 29 Groezrock Meerhout, Belgium
May 31 San Miguel Primavera Sound Barcelona, Spain
Jun 01 Rock am Ring Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Jun 01 Rock im Park Nuremberg, Germany
Jun 04 Arena Fiera Di Rho Milano, Italy
Jun 08 Nova Rock Festival Nickelsdorf, Austria
Jun 09 Vainstream Muenster, Germany
Jun 15 Jun 17 Greenfield Festival Interlaken, Switzerland
Jun 16 Hellfest Open Air Festival Clisson, France
Jun 17 INTERLAKEN FLUGPLATZ Interlaken, Switzerland
Jul 01 Eurockéennes Belfort, France
Jul 05 Jul 08 Roskilde Festival Roskilde, Denmark
Jul 06 Ruisrock Festival Turku, Finland
Jul 08 Knebworth Stevenage, United Kingdom
Jul 13 Optimus Alive Oeiras, Portugal
Jul 15 Masquerade Music Park Atlanta, GA
Jul 16 The Fillmore Silver Spring, MD
Jul 18 Williamsburg Park Brooklyn, NY
Jul 19 Riot Fest East Philadelphia, PA
Jul 20 House of Blues Boston, MA
Jul 21 Metropolis Montreal, Canada
Jul 22 Sound Academy Toronto, Canada
Jul 23 Sound Academy Toronto, Canada
Jul 25 Royal Oak Music Theater Royal Oak, MI
Jul 26 Congress Theater Chicago, IL
Jul 29 Fuji Rock Festival Yuzawa, Japan
Aug 09 Way Out West Festival Gothenburg, Sweden
Aug 10 Øya Festival Oslo, Norway

More info at Homesite

This tune comes from the dvd "The Shape of Punk to Come"
Enjoy Peeps!

Cheers, Thetania



The video is taken from the Lukinzine.

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Friday, March 30, 2012

Solitude - Under Fading Skies


Solitude is a Hardcore/Metal band hailing from Värnamo in southern Sweden.
Since 2006 they have developed their own melodic sound with heavy breakdowns and a
great mix of screams and clean vocals. Their first full-length album "Tied To The Anchor" containing the single "Ricochet" was released in March 21, 2012!




The guys also have filmed a Video of the tune "Under Fading Skies" that I believe is counted as single nr 2. This tune also qualifies for Tune Of The Day and will be todays tune.

Buy the new album "Tied To The Anchor" here!

Members:
Patrik Larsson - Vocals
Dennis Warelius - Guitar, Clean Vocals
Christoffer Apell - Guitar
Niclas Staberg - Bass
William Turner - Drums



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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Slash - Gotten


Thursday, an ordinary day. Tonight play the old ones in the Zombies at Debaser. I'm home and take it easy so in other words, no funny business.

A quiet evening at home, that requires some soft music, found this video with Slash released yesterday.

Slash released this special video to help raise awareness for the plight of homeless youth in Los Angeles. To download "Gotten" and donate to LAYN, please click here, for more information on Los Angeles Youth Network, please visit http://layn.org/donate.html.


The tune is taken from his debut solo record and it's done with Adam Noah Levine who is best known as the front man and guitarist for the pop rock band Maroon 5. “Gotten” was remixed at Astound Studios from its original version using GenAudio’s unique 3D spatial audio technology, AstoundSound®, which is based on over two decades of R&D into how the brain processes audio information.



Watch the behind-the-scenes footage from the "Gotten" video shoot.



Beside that, Slash will soon release the upcoming second studio album "Apocalyptic Love", so i guess we will soon hear and see more of this fellow around here.

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Official Maroon 5 Web

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Abramis Brama - Mamma Talar


Today is a very special day in the Tune Of The Day's history. It is so that the blog is celebrating 5 years, holy moses what time fly's by, actually it is quite incredible that we still doing this. Not that I "Stones" has been thinking of put an end of this concept and just write a little every now and then when I feel like it and not be tie up myself to any pre-created rules, you to be a little rebel, but.. . here we are now.

What about the future for Tune Of The Day is a bit uncertain, I simply have too many irons in the fire as the Swedish spoken language says. Do you have any suggestions? We receive them more than happy.

For five years I have been writing this blog.

For five years I have learned from other blogs about music.

For five years I have discovered new friends.

For five years I have shared all that I know, good or bad, for anyone to read and hopefully learn something.

For five years I have met some of the greatest people I know.

Thanks.

Heya There, Thetania here ;-) This has been a pleasure for me to share the music and events that Ive been trough. I want to thank all the viewer/listener that we ever had, and also Stones that did the most of this blog.
Ladys and Gents, Dudes and Dudettes.. Folks, LOVE U!

Thetania

Here we have a little nerdy statistics, which are often completely unnecessary but fun.

600000 Hits (Counter stats activated June 2009, so missing 2 years of info)

1,937 Posts

All time high posts:

10. Linkin Park - The Catalyst - 4,130 Pageviews
Jun 15, 2011

09. Sick Puppies - Maybe - 4,362 Pageviews
Apr 4, 2011

08. LMFAO - Sexy and I Know It - 4,867 Pageviews
Mar 3, 2012

07. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare - 5,204 Pageviews
Sep 3, 2010

06. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks - 5,924 Pageviews
Nov 25, 2011

05. Bring Me The Horizon - It Never Ends - 7,026 Pageviews
Jan 26, 2011

04. Rihanna - Man Down - 7,047 Pageviews
Jul 21, 2011

03. Jethro Tull - Aqualung - 10,454 Pageviews
May 1, 2011

02. Sonic Syndicate - Powershift - 16,817 Pageviews
Nov 30, 2009

01. Skrillex - First Of The Year (Equinox) - 30,527 Pageviews
Nov 30, 2011

Audience:

10. Australia 13,702
09. Italy 13,998
08. Denmark 15,894
07. France 20,853
06. Brazil 30,829
05. Canada 30,832
04. Sweden 44,013
03. Germany 49,588
02. United Kingdom 72,199
01. United States 218,097




Today's tune is the same as we had 5 years ago, namely, "Abramis Brama - Mother Talks"

But we take the Swedish version this time.

Abramis Brama - Mamma Talar - Live @ Sticky Fingers GBG 16dec 2011


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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight



As we do a tune from every gig we work on I was suposed to do Ildivo...
Hm....not really my cup of tea... BUT I read a book :-D

"Eric Clapton, The Autobiography" A real great book, I read it in 2 days.

Its his full story from when he was born to present time.
Time to time very strong and sad story but it really got to me.
He was raised by her granparents, which he didnt know b4 10 years old.
The woman who was his "sister" was his mum. He grew up in a English town Ripley.
Many storys about other artists and specially George Harrison and also Jimi Hendrix.



I saw Eric last time he performed in Stockholm last year, a wonderful gig.

The tune of today have a special story, He and his girlfriend Patti was suposed to go on this party and Patti took sooo long time to put make up on, get the right clothes etc..and Eric was done in a moment and sat there and waited for her to get ready.....and waited and waited....then this tune came around :D



Eric Clapton held a party at his Surrey house celebrating his marriage to Patti Boyd. Clapton had set-up a small stage in the garden and as the evening progressed Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr ended up jamming together along with Clapton, Ginger Baker and Mick Jagger on May 19, 1979. They divorsed 1989.

Now Eric is married to Melia McEnery and still are.



Enjoy,
Hugs Thetania



Here is a earlier version.


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Monday, March 26, 2012

Pretty Maids - Hell On High Heels


Pretty Maids are a Danish heavy metal band from Horsens, Denmark. Formed in 1981 by Ronnie Atkins and Ken Hammer. Their sound and music can be described as classic guitar-laden heavy rock with a strong emphasis on melodic elements like vocals and keyboards.

Over the years, Pretty Maids have sold hundreds of thousands of records, but have never broken through in a major way, except in Japan during the 1990s. They have supported well known bands as Black Sabbath, Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, and Saxon, and were also featured at the 1987 German version of Monsters of Rock, where Metallica headlined along with Deep Purple.

Pretty Maids are currently still active, and their album, Pandemonium, was released through Frontiers Records on May 14, 2010. After a prolonged international touring hiatus before the release of the 2006 Wake Up To The Real World album, the band have every year since been touring their primary markets of Denmark, Sweden, Germany, and Spain.




I May 2010, Pretty Maids released Pandemonium, which was named one of their best albums. Shortly after the release, bass player Kenn Jackson was replaced by Hal Patino (King Diamond).

Celebrating their 30th anniversary, Pretty Maids played a concert at Tivoli, Copenhagen, which featured Rene Shades [Mike Tramp] on bass. Rene Shades has replaced Hal Patino.

And a few days ago they release « It Comes Alive » - the band’s first ever audio-visual release, to celebrate their 30th Anniversary. Check the trailer below todays tune.


Todays tune "Hell On High Heels", is taken from the eight album Anything Worth Doing Is Worth Overdoing, released in 1999.



Out on Frontiers Records in Europe on March 23rd 2012 and in Noth America on March 27th 2012



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Sunday, March 25, 2012

Screaming Lord Sutch - Jack the Ripper


Sunday again, and sure the hell we are continuing with our Horror/Shock Rock theme and listens on a little melody in. David Edward Sutch (1940 – 1999), also known as "Screaming Lord Sutch, 3rd Earl of Harrow", or simply "Screaming Lord Sutch", was a musician from the United Kingdom. He was the founder of the Official Monster Raving Loony Party and served as its leader from 1983 to 1999, during which time he stood in numerous parliamentary elections.

During the 1960s, Screaming Lord Sutch was known for his horror-themed stage show, dressing as Jack the Ripper, pre-dating the shock rock antics of Alice Cooper. Accompanied by his band, the Savages, he started by coming out of a black coffin. Other props included knives and daggers, skulls and "bodies". Sutch booked themed tours, such as 'Sutch and the Roman Empire', where Sutch and the band members would be dressed up as Roman soldiers.


Despite self-confessed lack of vocal talent, he released horror-themed singles during the early to mid-'60s, the most popular "Jack the Ripper", covered live and on record by garage rock bands including the White Stripes, the Gruesomes, the Black Lips and the Horrors for their debut LP.

Screaming Lord Sutch at London Rock & Roll Show - 1972, were he is performing "Great Big Coffin" and "Looking for Mary" This clip is just marvelous, check it up.



The London Rock and Roll Show was a concert held at Wembley Stadium in London, England on August 5, 1972. It was the first ever concert held at the stadium.

The concert included performances by major performers including Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, and Bill Haley and His Comets. The concert ended with an extended performance by Chuck Berry, who at the time was enjoying major chart success in Britain and the US with his "My Ding-a-Ling". Other established rock and roll acts were The Platters, The Drifters and The Coasters. Roy Wood's new band Wizzard, only formed a few weeks previously, also made their live debut at the show.

The show was opened by MC5, who were not over-popular with the crowd. Little Richard also got booed when he stopped singing rock and roll and jumped on top of his piano. As did a very new Gary Glitter, with The Glitter Band.

The concert was filmed and released in 1973 as The London Rock and Roll Show, directed by Peter Clifton. Although no soundtrack release occurred at the time the film was made, one was finally issued in the early 2000s, followed by several different releases with different combinations of performances.

Anyway, todays tune "Jack the Ripper", released as a 7" single in the UK and Germany in 1963 on Decca. The song was banned by the BBC upon its release.



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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Paradise Lost - Honesty In Death


From Halifax, England, we find the Gothic Heavy metal band Paradise Lost. That will soon release the upcoming and 13th album "Tragic Idol" The album will be released on 23 April 2012 in Europe via Century Media Records. In support of the album, Paradise Lost will go on a UK concert tour with Insomnium. Formats the album will be released through are: Standard CD; Limited Edition 2-CD Box; 12" Vinyl; and a fan box, which includes a poster, slipmat, and army cap.


Commented guitarist Gregor Mackintosh: "The new album was again produced by Jens Bogren and is influenced by classic doom metal and classic metal. I would say it is more melodic than the last record whilst retaining the heaviness. There are lots of guitar solos and melodies.



Todays tune "Honesty In Death" is the first video taste from "Tragic Idol" Enjoy





Upcoming Tour

Mon 16th Apr 2012, The Great Hall 2, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, UK
Tue 17th Apr 2012, The Brook, Southampton, Hants, UK
Wed 18th Apr 2012, The Quarterhouse, Folkestone, Kent, UK
Thu 19th Apr 2012, Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester, Essex, UK
Fri 20th Apr 2012, The Sugarmill, Stoke On Trent, UK
Sun 22nd Apr 2012, The Duchess, York, UK
Mon 23rd Apr 2012, King Tuts, Glasgow, UK
Tue 24th Apr 2012, Corporation, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
Wed 25th Apr 2012, Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK
Thu 26th Apr 2012, Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, Notts, UK
Fri 27th Apr 2012, Club Academy, Manchester, UK
Sun 29th Apr 2012, Scala, London, UK
Mon 30th Apr 2012, The Waterfront, Norwich, UK
Wed 2nd May 2012, Tivoli, Utrecht, NL, Netherlands
Thu 3rd May 2012, Den Atelier, Luxembourg
Fri 4th May 2012, La Rodia, Besancon, France
Sat 5th May 2012, Le Transbordeur, Villeurbanne, Lyon, France
Sun 6th May 2012, Le Bikini, Toulouse, France
Mon 7th May 2012, Stereolux, Nantes, France
Wed 9th May 2012, Bataclan, Paris, France
Thu 10th May 2012, Le 106, Rouen, France
Fri 11th May 2012, Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany
Sat 12th May 2012, Matrix Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Mon 14th May 2012, Vega (Small Room), Copenhagen, Denmark
Tue 15th May 2012, Sticky Fingers, Gothenburg, Sweden
Wed 16th May 2012, Debaser Slussen, Stockholm, Sweden
Thu 17th May 2012, KB, Malmo, Sweden
Sat 19th May 2012, Gruenspan, Hamburg, Germany
Sun 20th May 2012, Essigfabrik, Koln, Germany
Mon 21st May 2012, Backstage, Munich, Germany
Tue 22nd May 2012, Arena, Vienna, Austria
Wed 23rd May 2012, Kofmehl, Solothurn, Switzerland
Fri 25th May 2012, Sonisphere Festival - Madrid, Spain
Fri. 22nd June 2012, Graspop Metal Meeting - Dessel, Belgium
Sun. 1st July 2012, Rockwave - Athens, Greece
Fri 20th July 2012, Costa De Fuego - Benicassim, Spain
Sat. 4th August 2012, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
Tue 7th August 2012, Metal Camp - Tolmin, Slovenia
Fri 10th August 2012, Brutal Assault - Josefov, Czech Republic
Sun 12th August 2012, Bloodstock Open Air - Catton Hall, UK
Sat 18th August 2012, Summerbreeze Festival - Dinkelsbühl, Germany

More info @

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Official Paradise Lost MySpace

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Mirror Queen - From Earth Below


Out of the ashes of long running NYC band Kreisor emerges Mirror Queen. Under the Kreisor moniker, the band put 2 US tours and 4 European expeditions behind them, including tinnitus inducing sojourns supporting UFO and Uli Jon Roth all over the Continent. Presently, the newly minted Mirror Queen is hard at work recording what was to be the the 4th Kreisor album.

"From Earth Below", is a fairly traditional-sounding album with a seventies hard rock sound that meets the eighties. Influenced by such 70’s legends as Hawkwind, UFO, Blue Oyster Cult, Captain Beyond but with a slightly more modern touch such as Motorpsycho. The band plays an enjoyable music that should fall all retro-supporters on the lip.



Original members Kenny Kreisor (flying V, vocals) and Jeremy O'Brien (drums) have been joined by Dave McGauley on bass and Steve Austin (ex-Pink Swords of Gearhead Records) on second guitar.

Together they transcend the sameness of much of today's stoner scene, blasting the audience by including songs with the volume and adding hooks to the timeless riffs.

Todays tune it the title track from the album "From Earth Below"



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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Europe - Not Supposed To Sing The Blues



Today a video has been released from the Swedish band Europe!
And I can tell u this much, that its really good and bluesy.

Its time that peeps get rid of their believe that Europe is a nice boy band...
Since 2004 they changed their music a lot. The music nowa days is something else than Final Countdown.



Europe are going to release the new album, "Bag of Bones" (Gain / Sony Music)
It will be released on April 25.



The disc is the band's ninth studio album is recorded in Atlantis Studio and produced and mixed by legendary Kevin Shirley (Aerosmith, Iron Maiden, Black Stone Cherry).



Kevin Shirley has this time elicited a bit more edgy and bluesy sound of the band. This, combined with Joey Tempest always so great melodies and John Norums guitar playing of world class standard. On the album including guest appearances as blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa and Kiss mythical drummer Anton Fig on percussion.



Regarding the new CD title, EUROPE drummer Ian Haugland said, "It's not [called 'Bag Of Bones'] because we all have lost tons of weight or found a new interest in archeology or dogs... It's just because it sounds fuckin' cool!"

More info @ Homesite.

Ladys and Gents This is Europe!

Cheers, Thetania



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