Simple Minds – Alive And Kicking (1985)


“Alive and Kicking” is a song by the Scottish rock band Simple Minds, released in 1985, which reached the Top three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and served as first single from the band’s most successful album, Once Upon a Time.

Following on from the success of previous non-album single, “Don’t You (Forget About Me)”, “Alive and Kicking” was released as a single, reaching number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the U.S. Mainstream rock tracks chart.

The music video for “Alive and Kicking” was filmed near the Town of Hunter,at North and South Lake in the Catskill Mountains of New York State.

Andrea Schroeder – Until The End (2014)


10.11.2014 Koblenz (D) Cafe Hahn
11.11.2014 Mannheim (D) Alte Feuerwache
19.11.2014 Hannover (D) Faust
20.11.2014 Potsdam (D) Waschhaus
21.11.2014 Dresden (D) Beatpol
26.11.2014 Essen (D) Zeche Carl
09.12.2014 Ljubljana (Sl) Cankarjev Dom
10.12.2014 Wien (A) Akzent Theater
13.12.2014 Berlin (D) Frannz Club
17.12.2014 Zürich (CH) Exil
18.12.2014 Stuttgart (D) Theaterhaus

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – In The Heat Of The Moment (2014)


Noel Gallagher is back and Noisey is excited to premiere the video for “In The Heat Of The Moment”, the first single from the forthcoming album ‘Chasing Yesterday’ (the first to be produced as well as written by Noel).

Director: Ollie Murray
Producer: Jamie Clark

Chasing Yesterday is the follow-up to High Flying Birds’ 2011 self-titled debut and is slated for release on March 2, 2015 via Sour Mash Records.

“In The Heat Of The Moment”, released 17 November 2014.

Black Sabbath – Rock ‘N’ Roll Doctor (1976)


After the frustrating legal battles that accompanied the recording of their 1975 album Sabotage, Black Sabbath chose Miami’s Criteria Studios for the making of Technical Ecstasy, which continued the band’s separation from its signature doom and darkness that had been a trademark of the sound of their earlier albums. Ozzy Osbourne writes that the cost of recording in Florida “was astronomical” and that he’d “lost the plot with the booze and the drugs” during the recording of Technical Ecstasy, eventually checking himself into the Stafford County Asylum when he returned to England. “That was the beginning of the end, that one,” bassist Geezer Butler confessed to Guitar World in 2001. “We were managing ourselves because we couldn’t trust anybody. Everybody was trying to rip us off, including the lawyers we’d hired to get us out of our legal mess. It was really just getting to us around then, and we didn’t know what we were doing. And obviously, the music was suffering; you could just feel the whole thing falling apart.”

Youth Code – Consuming Guilt (2014)


LA Industrial duo Youth Code juxtapose human and animal suffering in “Consuming Guilt,” the lead single from extended play A Place To Stand (2014). Directed by Grant Singer (Sky Ferreira, DIIV). Warning: this video contains graphic images of animal testing. Director: Grant Singer.