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FEATURE: Stream punk pioneers Death's new record 'III'!

As you know, rock band Death was punk before punk was a thing. The pioneers and AFROPUNK Fest alums are releasing 'III' on April 22. It's a collection of songs spanning many decades (they were recorded in 1975, 1976, 1980 and 1992). The full record is streaming now on NPR!

Click here to check it out. Highlights include 'North…

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Added by Sound Check on April 15, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

NEW MUSIC: Stream the debut EP from alternative metal act Nepotism! #SoundCheck

After the mediocrity of the late 90's basically wiped out alternative metal and rap/rock, it's taken 15 years to wash off the stink of Limp Bizkit, and make these waters safe to travel again. Columbia, South Carolina's Nepotism wisely traces their lineage back to the greats; Rage Against the Machine, Quicksand, Living Colour, Faith No More. On their debut EP BLACK SHEEP, the quintet finds there's life left in old sounds.



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Added by Sound Check on March 12, 2014 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Black people in the Metal/ Alternative world

http://youtu.be/vk6iKkW9Uk0

Added by Nikki Nuit on December 2, 2013 at 11:08pm — No Comments

THE BOTS new EP "Sincerely Sorry" is NOW available on iTunes & Amazon!

EXCITING NEWS!!!

THE BOTS Brand New EP "Sincerely Sorry" is Now Available on iTunes, Amazon and Listen Free on MySpace!

One LoVe...

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sincerely-sorry-ep/id687027618…

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Added by THE BOTS on September 19, 2013 at 3:13pm — No Comments

FESTIVAL FEATURE: Unlocking the Truth

THESE KIDS ARE 12! Sure, there are plenty of talented 12 year olds. Piano savants, Jeopardy champions, figure skaters, mature voiced singers ETC ETC, but what makes Unlocking the Truth truly phenomenal is their incredible sense of SELF and determination. The…

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Added by Sound Check on August 20, 2013 at 5:52pm — 7 Comments

PETE ROCK & CAMP LO’S NEW MIXTAPE ’80 BLOCKS FROM TIFFANY’S PT. 2′

EIGHTIES EXPLOSION! For all the heads who remember the "golden era of hip hop", we have a treat for you! Camp Lo and Pete Rock come together for '80 Blocks from Tiffany's Pt.2' and rocking mix of hot bars and funky beats. Check it out!…

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Added by Sound Check on July 30, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Connecting and all that: The Connecters LIVE in London

They come at you like a head-butt of sound, they are strong and aggressive, but after a while the songs start to blur as your concussion sets in and you’re gasping for the variety in the set: They are the kinda band that do what they do…

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Added by Sound Check on July 29, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments

Young Heavy Metal Musicians In Mozambique & Their Struggles

Young Heavy Metal Musicians In Mozambique

A documentary on heavy metal music in Mozambique. "Terra Pesada" shows Africa like you’ve never seen or heard it before: with an…

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Added by PimpSuga on June 5, 2013 at 9:53pm — 1 Comment

Felon- "Reality in your face"

Hot new track from rock rebels, FELON! check out Reality in your face, which demonstrates as the title suggests-- it's slaps you in the muhfuhkn FACE! What do you think?…

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Added by Sound Check on May 21, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

New Jimi Hendrix audio-documentary 'You Never Knew'

Heard this pretty interesting Hendrix profile on NPR. A bit canned coming from the Hendrix foundation, but everything seems accurate. In my opinion, George Clinton basically took up the torch directly from where Hendrix was going with his music: It's also clear about that after listening here. …

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Added by Bruno Zaire on April 10, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

ROCK GODDESS RECAP: "ENJOY THE SLICES…THE DEPECHE MODE PIZZA PARTY"

A peak into the totally rad life of AFROPUNK Rock Goddess, Militia in her ROCK GODDESS RECAP. In this installment Militia is just, YA KNOW, having a slice of pizza with Depeche Mode, NBD.

by MilitiA, AFROPUNK Rock Goddess…



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Added by Sound Check on April 9, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

New supergroup alert! TEN featuring Thomas Pridgen, Eric McFadden & Norwood Fisher

New supergroup alert! TEN are Thomas Pridgen (The Memorials, ex-Mars Volta), Eric McFadden (P-Funk) and Norwood Fisher (Fishbone). They promise music of the rock, funk, punk variety".

"T.E.N. released a limited-edition EP on April 1st, 2013, (...) featuring songs from their recording session at Hyde Street Studios, which was the first day the…

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Added by Sound Check on April 3, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Pop-Rock jam Ooh! By up-and-commer RoseMary Fiki

Sometimes you just need a catchy little song, with a fun, singable hook that makes you feel nice, about something nice. I think we've found that track with "Ooh!" from Rosemary Fiki. She's pretty rad, and we're feeling the production from Karl Hicks. Give it a listen and bop that…

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Added by Sound Check on March 13, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Renegades - the heavy metal sub-culture of Botswana

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21509571

hit the link for pics, courtesy of BBC Africa

Added by Musolě Kmb on February 26, 2013 at 7:41pm — 2 Comments

SOUNDGARDEN TAKES MANHATTAN, PART 2

It's another ROCK GODDESS RECAP with our favorite metal maven, Militia! Check out part 2 of her adventures with Soundgarden! EPIC. TIMES.
By: Militia.
 
Soundgarden's return to the spotlight is triumphant- their first…
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Added by Sound Check on December 17, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

BlackPlanetMusicDetroit - Frogg Dogg - Swamp Funkin' II

DetroitFunkUndergroundMusic Produced by PapaSean

Swamp Funkin' II

Added by BlackPlanetMusic on December 5, 2012 at 1:16pm — No Comments

WHO IS THA ORIGINAL GATA?

 **newsflash****

this is me..I'm a kitty obsessed, hip hop rocker chick who loves some comicbooks, wrestling and a deep love of horror. I"m a jersey girl, so I feel most comfy sporting big hair..Its JUST GATA. I love wearing tutus, little tops and the entire…
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Added by THA ORIGINAL GATA™ on September 12, 2012 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Listen and Download " Hide & Go Seek" the new single from The Honorable South

New single by The Honorable South " Hide & Go Seek" a bounce, brass, rock twist on
Bunker Hill's 1962 hit.

Listen & Download it for free here:
http://soundcloud.com/thehonorablesouth/hidegoseekthehonorablesouth

Added by THE HONORABLE SOUTH on August 25, 2012 at 1:17pm — 1 Comment

THE PECULIAR KIND X AFROPUNKFEST 2012: SPANK ROCK

 

The Artchitects – We couldn’t have been more excited when we saw Spank Rock (a.k.a. Naeem Juman) listed as a performer on the Afro-Punk Festival line-up for 2012!  We have been fans of Spank Rock for years! Alexis, while she…

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Added by Gender Bent on August 9, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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