Damian Marley to Release Fourth Studio Album

On October 28th, 2016, Bob Marley’s youngest son, Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, will release his fourth studio album, Stony Hill. He’s revealed the first song from the new record with the track “Nail Pon Cross,” in addition to other details.

Dirty Heads on The Today Show + Fall Tour Lineup

Dirty Heads found themselves performing their new single, “That’s All I Need,” on The Today Show before announcing their Fall Tour line-up and dates. The Pier has stayed on top of the latest news and gathered some insider info about the band’s latest cross-country jump to appear on The Today Show.

Burn It Up to Drop Debut Record, ‘Toys’

Back in July, we reported the name change of alternative ska-rock outfit, Mrs. Skannotto to Burn It Up, and while the only thing that has changed for the group is the name, Burn It Up is releasing the first album under the new title with the Oct. 14th release of Toys.

Matisyahu Releases ‘Love Born’ Amid Praise & Backlash

Matisyahu’s name has been in the press amid both praise and backlash this summer, with the latter sticking more than the former as he releases a new song, “Love Born,” in honor of all the haters. One week, he is inviting a fan from Hawaii to perform with him on stage and the next he […]

Video: New Kingston – “Kingston Fyah”

Shot by Rob Driscal, here is a new music video by New Kingston for their new song “Kingston Fyah” from their July 29th, 2016 EP release of the same name. The 8 track EP includes 4 new songs with an alternate version of each song and a guest appearance by saxophonist Khris Royal. The group […]

MP3 Leak of the Week: Mike Love

On July 12, Mike Love released his latest EP, Love Overflowing, that includes 7 total tracks from the Hawaiian based spiritual songwriter. Track 2 on the EP is “Be Thankful” that Mike has graciously allowed us to feature as our MP3 Leak — Grab the song for FREE on the homepage and read more here…

Remembering Jason Thirsk of Pennywise

The music community, especially punk-rockers, took some time to to chill out and remember a legend in a variety of ways. After the recent acoustic show on the 20 year anniversary of his death, the Los Angeles based folk-punk band Hoist the Colors paid a unique tribute to the former bass player of Pennywise, Jason Thirsk. Hoist […]

Catching Up with Through The Roots

Through The Roots has been busy, keeping a full schedule on multiple tours and writing new music over the last two years. The Pier caught up with the band during their recent show in Washington supporting headliners Rebelution to discuss more details about what the band has been up to lately.