When Justin Bieber rules the charts and Lady Gaga is the alternative, who do you call for help? Well, my friend, in troubled times like these you’ll need a superhero the size of the Descendents. The good news is that they will be back in April, playing a few select shows in the USA, Belgium, Germany and the UK. Continue reading
The Dwarves are one of our favorite bands, and we’re thrilled that after 7 years they have finally come up with something new and made 2 songs available from their long due new album, The Dwarves Are Born Again. The album, which was originally due last summer, will come out in May, and it will feature Dwarves alumni like the infamous Vadge Moore as well as rock celebrity cameos and all the usual special effects we like this band so much for. Are the Dwarves still the best band ever? Most likely. Continue reading
Yesterday Facebook offered us to upgrade our page, and being brave early adopters, we pushed the button without thinking twice. So what’s new then?
Let’s start with the thing everybody is complaining about. Now there are two views on the wall, Everyone and the page owner (in our case, Bankrupt). The Everyone view puts the hottest (most liked/commented) post on top, so it messes up the chronological order of the posts, but if you don’t like it, you can use the other view, or watch the posts on our BandPage instead of the wall, so don’t panic. Problem solved. Continue reading
It seems there are more and more punk rockers with smartphones out there. We’re already getting some visits from mobile devices according to Google Analytics, and we expect this number to increase rapidly, considering that in about 3 years there will be more mobile Internet users than desktop ones according to this analysis. So now we have a mobile-friendly layout for our hi-tech fans, and it looks like this: Continue reading
Here’s a pretty good visual representation of the most popular music websites in the USA last year. (Unless you’re red-green colorblind. Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg.) Apparently, YouTube is far bigger than everything else combined, Pandora is huge (we don’t have it over here), and our favorite, last.fm is still doing OK, although it’s been falling steadily recently, if you check the Alexa stats.
The hottest sites seem to be Grooveshark, Bandcamp, SoundCloud, Reverbnation and Ourstage. Being tech-savvy punk rockers, we registered on all of these a while ago. Continue reading