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 […]

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 […]

Review: RAC – RAC

RAC - RAC Track Listing: 1.) Doses 2.) Wrecking Ball 3.) Generate 4.) Honey Pot 5.) Patois Superstar 6.) Robbin’ the Grave 7.) Avalon 8.) 50 Strong 9.) Baby Face Devil 10.) Street Signs and Pipe Dreams 11.) Therapy 12.) Mary Admire 13.) Munchies in D 14.) And it Goes The Pier Album Rating: Release [...]

Passafire’s 2015 ‘Interval’ Spring Tour & EP

Interval Spring Tour

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 […]

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 […]

MP3 Leak of the Week: Krooked Treez

Welcome to the world premiere of Krooked Treez new single “Close Your Eyes”. This is the first single released by the group, boasting a new line-up that includes a feature by singer Moi Juarez of Life and Tomorrows Bad Seeds. The song is FREE on our homepage for the next 6 days – read more […]

‘Home Street Home’ with Old Man Markley

Southern California 7-piece bluegrass/punk outfit Old Man Markley can be heard on a decent portion of the concept album for Fat Mike’s upcoming musical production Home Street Home. See what they had to say about the concept album that include original songs from the punk-rock theatrical musical, Home Street Home.

Video Premiere: Gonzo – “Runnin'”

Here is the video premiere for “Runnin’” by Gonzo off his latest album, Red. The video was filmed, directed & edited by Jeff Pliskin of Raised Fist Propaganda. The video was shot in Brooklyn, NY while Gonzo was on tour with Tribal Seeds. Read more on how the video shoot came together by clicking HERE! […]