The Joy Formidable are excited to announce the pre-sale for their new album, Wolf's Law. The pre-sale begins on November 8th with the album being released on January 22, 2013 via Canvasback Music / Atlantic Records. The band has also revealed the album cover artwork for the record, painted by acclaimed artist Martin Wittfooth.

Wolf's ...

The Joy Formidable Announce Fall Dates

Published in Previews
Thursday, 27 September 2012 15:00
The Joy Formidable are ready to bring their roaring live shows back to the United States for a number of headlining dates this fall. The intimate tour, where the band will preview songs from the new record, begins on November 08 in New York City at The Bowery Hotel, followed by shows in Brooklyn and Chicago at the 100 person capacity, rarely pl...

Lollapalooza Day 1

Published in Festivals
Saturday, 06 August 2011 13:44
Day 1 Fun The perks of going to a music fest is obviously getting to see and experience all different kinds of music at one place.  Yesterday, was a great day to do just that at the opening day of Lollapalooza held in Chicago’s Grant Park.  My day kicked off checking out The Vaccines, an indie rock band from London, who are growing greatly in po...

An Interview with Toronto's The Apollo Effect

Published in Interviews
Friday, 06 May 2011 13:00
The Apollo Effect came on to my radar when they uploaded their video for "The Honeymoon is Over" (posted below) to BNBTV.  Their sound is a little bit of 80s glam, a little 90s-Brit angst, and maybe a little 2000s era post-grunge/pop-punk.  Basically, the band sounds a bit like if The Killers' Hot Fuss-era Brandon Flowers, Oasis' Liam Gallagher, ...
(Photo from The Hush's Facebook Page) The Hush is a Los Angeles based band with a modern rock edge backed by killer vocals and a big dose of drama.  They boast an accessible, upbeat sound along the lines of Queen that is the inspiration behind many an "I-whip-my-hair-back-and-forth" dance party.  The band has all the makings of a glam-rock ...

Weekend Playlist - Feb. 18, 2011

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 18 February 2011 10:00
Kick off your weekend with music from artists featured this week on BestNewBands.com.
"Be My Girl" - The Smith Westerns Over the weekend, Leif Roswold caught The Smith Westerns at The Echo in L.A. The sold-out show attracted Hollywood hipsters as well as a few celebrities (hello, Alexander Skarsgard!). Leif wrote, "I was excited for the ...

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