Soundgarden Tabs Dave Grohl to Direct ‘By Crooked Steps’ Video

Currently touring in support of their latest album King Animal, Soundgarden tabbed Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl to direct their video for “By Crooked Steps.”

The clip adds a little levity to the Seattle grunge legends, as the quartet is cast as a biker gang of sorts.  There is also a cameo from electronic music standout Deadmau5.

Check out the video below and visit Soundgarden’s official website for more information.

The Lumineers Perform ‘Stubborn Love’ on SNL

The Lumineers have been ubiquitous for the past year with their hit “Hey Ho” from their self-titled debut, but the band’s second single “Stubborn Love” is also destined for greatness.

The song comes off their self-titled debut album, and the Denver-based band played it recently during an appearance on Saturday Night Live. Continue reading

Chloe Charles Appears on Cover of Germany’s Access! All Areas

With the release of Chloe Charles’ Break the Balance in Germany, Switzerland and Austria for approximately two months now, the Canadian singer/songwriter landed on the latest cover of German music magazine Access! All Areas.

Rolling Stone Germany also recently interviewed Charles for a feature story that will come out in March.  Continue reading

Win a Guild Guitar to Celebrate Aly Tadros’ Sophomore Album

To celebrate the release of Aly Tadros’ sophomore album The Fits this week, Paste magazine is giving away a Guild AD-SCE guitar.

“I use a lot of intricate fingerpicking and hard stops in most of my tunes, which is easily lost and muddied on a lot guitars. I noticed the crisp tone of my Guild D-55 and Guild GN-5 Classical the second I picked them up. It felt like playing my songs for the first time. The Guild AD-5CE Dreadnaught is no exception – Guild’s entire new line is filled with impeccable hand-crafted guitars. People approach me to compliment them after every single show,” Tadros said in a statement.

Enter the contest here and watch Tadros’ video for “Sweet On Me” below.

Visit Tadros’ official website for more information.

Soundgarden Rips Classic ‘Rusty Cage’ for Sirius

Back in November, Soundgarden participated in a SiriusXM Town Hall session, where the grunge pioneers performed several songs off their latest album King Animal and took questions from fans.

The event was held in New York at the historic Electric Lady Studios, and Soundgarden even treated those in attendance with a gem from their back catalog in Badmotorfinger‘s “Rusty Cage.”  Continue reading