To cap off Coachella week, we here at Heard Mentality were bummed to find out that Black Sabbath were reportedly slated to headline one of the nights, but due to Tony Iommi's battle with lymphoma (get better Tony!), the band had to pull out from what would a great kickoff to the band's 2012 tour. ... More >>
Nicole NodlandLana Del Rey sounds like someone from the 1990s--find out who after the jumpThere's a reason old people are curmudgeonly at rock shows: It's because they've heard it all before, new music sucks, it's boring, yada yada yada. But no, really, when someone over 30 tells you a new band s ... More >>
Free Lions Humans EP freelions.bandcamp.com Nearly a year after their debut EP's release, Long Beach's Free Lions have returned with a new five song effort, with the band's moodily energetic approach intact and finding some new ways to go about their business. Kicking off with the jangling twang ... More >>
Montreal's Little Scream renews my faith in music. Singer/songwriter Laurel Sprengelmeyer (who looks like a young Susan Sarandon, apparently) is touring to support her debut, The Golden Record, a gorgeous set of folk/pop songs that she named after the 1977 Voyager space-shuttle time-cap ... More >>
www.myspace.com/schoolofsevenbells As an addendum to yesterday's Free Ticket Tuesdays, we're giving away a pair of tickets to the School of Seven Bells' Detroit show on Saturday, Oct. 2.
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