Review: Roots of a Rebellion – A Brother’s Instinct

Roots of a Rebellion - A Brother's Instinct Track Listing: 1.) No Control 2.) Stronger 3.) Peace & Love 4.) Half Full 5.) Dread Culture 6.) Rebel Lion 7.) Rebel Reprise 8.) Dub Control The Pier Album Rating: Release Date: July 8th, 2016 Official Website: ROAR Website Artist Background: Roots of a Rebellion (ROAR) is [...]

MP3 Leak of the Week: So Roots

With a new EP dropping August 12th, Honolulu’s So Roots is sharing the titled track “Love & Hate” as a FREE download for the week. Learn about the Honolulu based group and the 6 new songs they have dropping this month…

Video: The Interrupters – “By My Side”

Here is the new music video for The Interrupters with the song “By My Side.” The song is from the June 24th, 2016 release of their latest 14-track record, Say It Loud, released via Hellcat Records. The Pier was able to catch The Interrupters LIVE over the weekend at the Vans Warped Tour in Mountain […]

2016 Dry Diggings Festival

Spend this Labor Day Weekend at the 2nd Annual Dry Diggings Festival with Rebelution, Zion I x The Grouch X Eligh (ZGE), The Expendables, Fortunate Youth and many more! Join in on this end of summer party filled with music, craft brew, local artisans and delicious food. The celebration takes place at the El Dorado […]

John Brown’s Body to Release New Record

John Brown’s Body are set to drop their new album Fireflies via Easy Star Records on September 9th, 2016. JBB, celebrating their 20th year as a group, will also hit the road in September for an extensive cross-country tour. The first single, “New Fashion,” is currently available to stream on SoundCloud.

Interview: Matt Ochoa of Dirty Heads

During their recent visit to Seattle, WA for a quick stop on tour, The Pier caught up with Matt Ochoa, drummer of the Dirty Heads, for a back-stage interview. The Dirty Heads are currently on tour alongside Sublime with Rome, Tribal Seeds, and Bleeker, making their way through California after a short leg in the [...]

Australia’s Sticky Fingers to Release New Record

Australia’s reggae psych-rock juggernaut Sticky Fingers have announced September 30th, 2016 as the release date for their 3rd studio album, titled Westway (The Glitter & The Slums). The Sydney-based 5-piece recently released 2 smash hit singles, “Outcast At Last” and “Our Town,” from the highly anticipated release.

MP3 Leak of the Week: Steady Legend

Based out of Austin, TX comes an up and coming group known for playing ska, reggae, funk and rock. The group is called Steady Legend and we’re giving away their brand-new song “Every Little Thing” amidst their campaign to release their sophomore album, Chapter 2…