Rocketown Issues Statement On “Same-Sex Marriage” Shirt Controversy
The Nashville-based venue released a statement following firing an employee for wearing a “I Support Same-Sex Marriage” shirt. It does not look like there will be any other comments on the situation from Rocketown, but the fallout is heavy.
Sparks The Rescue Relocating Nashville Venue Due To Rocketown Controversy
So I think For Today is the only band allowed to play Rockettown? - Dave Mackinder (Fireworks frontman)
Black Veil Brides Sales Drop 75%
That’s a drastic drop, but most bands from a non-mainstream “scene” tend to see large slides for their week two sales. While we don’t actually cover Black Veil Brides on POZ, they may have a good change of jumping into a very popular mainstream-goth type of roll that hasn’t been played since My Chem were on top.
Manchester Orchestra, Thrice Split On Sale Friday; MO Song Is 14 Minute Stoner-Rock No Doubt Cover
This is now limited to 400 copies and will never be digitally available. Someone will of course rip the vinyl to audio, but the pressing is going to sell out in a minute, and a fourth of the copies will be up on eBay a minute after. Get ready. Then get ready in five to seven days to be mindfucked by a stoner rock version of a No Doubt song.
Bon Iver’s Two Albums Go Gold
Hats off to Justin Vernon. A million copies sold across two records for an indie artist is a big deal, Grammy or not.
The Cab Working With Ian Crawford On New Album
This sounds like what A Day To Remember does with Tom Denney. The trick will be to see whether it can be successful or not.
Sainthood Reps, Weatherbox Announce Split
Sainthood Reps released an incredible album in 2011 and Weatherbox are longtime favorites to many. This is a great pickup for Topshelf Records.
Lollapalooza Cancels Israeli Festival