Friday Feb 27

The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

Friday, 27 February 2015 07:11

The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

All the big names are out and about for this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator. Find the best shows in your area below including SOJA, New Kingston, Nahko and Medicine for the People, and many more.

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February 2015 Album Releases

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:10

February 2015 Album Releases

February may be short a few days, but it’s full of great new releases and a lot of music to get excited about. First and foremost, February kicks off a year-long celebration of Bob Marley’s 70th Birthday. One which will deliver a handful of releases throughout the year. The first of which, a live album and DVD from 1978.

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Video Premiere: Build A Machine – Phat Stax

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 12:10

Video Premiere: Build A Machine – Phat Stax

Here’s the video premiere to Build A Machine‘s new single “Phat Stax”. The whole video was shot with cell-phone cameras in the Joshua Tree Desert. The Boston Trio is gearing up for The Desert Sessions EP set to release on March 3rd, 2015. You can pre-order the EP on iTunes for only $2.99 by clicking HERE. If you’re not too familiar with the group, you can download 2 FREE singles by BAM inside our MP3 Massive section by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

Passafire’s 2015 ‘Interval’ Spring Tour & EP

Monday, 23 February 2015 12:10

Passafire’s 2015 ‘Interval’ Spring Tour & EP

Passafire recently announced the band will continue touring in the spring, this time crossing the country in support of the release of their upcoming Interval EP. Fans will have the opportunity to hear new songs from The Pier’s 2014 Live Artist of the Year, as voted for by YOU The Fans. Lets check out the details.

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Happy 47th Birthday to Bradley Nowell

Sunday, 22 February 2015 03:02

Happy 47th Birthday to Bradley Nowell

Bradley James Nowell was born on February 22nd, 1968. Today, he would have been 47 years old and we at The Pier had the opportunity to speak with some of his old pals, including a letter a 20 year-old Brad wrote to his sister while at UC Santa Cruz in April of 1988. Join us in celebrating Brad’s birthday by enjoying some great stories by those that knew him…

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Special Features

2015 Most Anticipated Albums
2015 Most Anticipated Albums

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Interview: E.N Young
Interview: E.N Young
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The 2014 Pier Awards
The 2014 Pier Awards

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The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 3)
The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 3)
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Reviews

Review: Riotmaker – Welcome to CaliRock
Review: Riotmaker – Welcome to CaliRock
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Review: The Expendables – Sand In The Sky
Review: The Expendables – Sand In The Sky
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Review: New Kingston – Kingston City
Review: New Kingston – Kingston City
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Review: RAC – RAC
Review: RAC – RAC
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Album Releases

Jan 20th 2014
E.N Young
-Live Love Stay Up
Rebelution
-Count Me In Remixes EP

Jan 27th 2015
New Kingston
-Kingston City
Goldfinger
-Goldfinger [Vinyl Release]

Feb 3rd 2015
Bob Marley and The Wailers
-Easy Skanking in Boston '78

Feb 10th 2015
The Lions
-Soul Riot
Resinated
-Smoke Signals
Various Artists
-Music Unites Vol. 4

Feb 17th 2015
Kings and Comrades
-Get Away

Feb 20th 2015
Inna Vision
-PushEP
Riotmaker
-Welcome to CaLiRock

March 10th 2015
TreeHouse!
-Lifted
Protoje
-Ancient Future
The Skints
-FM

April 7th 2015
Blues Traveler
-Blow Up The Moon

May 5th 2015
Fortunate Youth
-Don't Think Twice
Perro Bravo
-Compromised CA (There’s a Pussy Riot Goin’ On)

March 24th 2015
Passafire
-Interval EP

Future Album Releases TBA
Stephen Marley
-Revelation Pt 2: The Fruit Of Life
Rootz Underground
-Return of the Righteous Vol 1
Mishka
-Roots Fidelity
Seedless
-The Orange Album