Eminem’s new album, Marshal Matters LP 2, is absolutely phenomenal. From Berzerk to The Monster, Eminem produces music that not only captures the audience, it makes the audience rise to their feet. The audience isn’t the only thing that is rising, Eminem’s album reached No. 1 on the Billboard chart within a matter of days. Eminem has sold over 800,000 copies of Marshall Matters LP 2, and was the second best selling album of the year. Be sure to get your own copy of Marshall Matters LP 2 to know what the craze is about and tune in to WARG 88.9FM to hear some songs from the new release.
Rock and Alternative:
The Killers have released the music video for their new song, “Miss Atomic Bomb”, from their new album, Battle Born. The Killers are currently on tour in the UK and they will play Belfast and Dublin on February 2013. They will appear at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on February 21 and Dublin’s The O2 in February 22.
Suicide Silence’s front man, Mitch Lucker, has passed away due to a motorcycle accident. It was reported that Lucker died from fatal injuries when his Harley Davidson bike crashed into a light pole in Huntington Beach on Halloween night.
The Vaccines performed a secret show on November 1st at the Kex Hotel venue in Reykjavík, under the name, “Bóluefnin.” The Vaccines confirmed dates for arena shows on May 2013. Dates include shows in Leicester, Manchester, Liverpool, and more. For a list of more shows, be sure to check out: http://www.nme.com/news/the-vaccines/66970
Electronic and Dance:
Canadian duo, Crystal Castles, have released their new song, “Affection.” The new track will be featured in the duo’s forthcoming third album, III. The new album had its release pushed back a week to November 12.
Pop and R&B:
Rihanna will be going out in the 777 tour, in support of her forthcoming seventh album, Unapologetic. The tour will kick off November 14 and her album is set to be released on November 19. She will perform new songs such as “Diamonds” in the seven countries she will be visiting.
Eminem will executive produce Skylar Grey’s upcoming album, Don’t Look Down, which is set to be released in the spring of 2013. Eminem stated that this album will give Skylar the chance to connect with fans who know her music, yet might not know who she is. The first single that will be released from the album is “C’mon Let Me Ride.”
The red carpet was just rolled out for the 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards. The members of Little Big Town had their name called put for their first CMA award of “Pontoon” being named Single of the Year. They then won their second prize for Vocal Group. Among other winners included: Thompson Square won their first CMA award for Vocal Duo; Eric Church claimed his first CMA for the category of Album of the Year for his third album, Chief; Hunter Hayes won the New Artist category; and Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton accepted the CMA award for Song of the Year for the song “Over You”, off of Miranda’s album, Four the Record. Congratulations to all!