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Bad Luck Prodigy are a alternative trio from Houston, TX. They recently released their EP, “Enlightenment” by teaming up with their producer and engineer, J.R. Paredes. Watch their interview with Ampkicker where they talk their debut EP –     Listen to the new EP here:   Enlightenment by Bad Luck Prodigy      

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Bio: NIGHT ARGENT is an electrifying anthemic rock band that combines the infectious melodies of a Top-40 Pop act with the high-energy live performance of a well-traveled rock powerhouse. Chase Manhattan (lead vocals), Jeff Stachofsky (guitar), Shane Santanna (keys), Evan Taylor (bass), and Zac Burrell (drums) are the five individuals who give Night Argent their truly dynamic, breakthrough sound.   Interview:   Where did you guys get the name Night   Read More ...

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Victory & Empire by Back Pocket Memory Rating: 8.5/10   Back Pocket Memory have returned with a new album “Victory and Empire” released Novenber 13th 2015. I had been a fan of the band since i came across their 2011 track ‘All We Have’ from some Pandora station and have following them since. I’m super excited that these guys are still kicking and rocking it out with high quality melodies   Read More ...

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The Tide by Atrium Hailed as one of the next bands to watch out for, Atrium is a progressive rock group that’s proving it has something to say with a powerful sound to accompany. Formed in 2011, the Charlotte, North Carolina based trio have already made fans across the world with their driving guitars, soaring melodies, and memorable hooks. They’ve performed multiple stints on the road, through which they have   Read More ...

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Rating: 9/10   For Fans Of: Jimmy Eat World, Sugarcult, The Starting Line   The Goodnight is a pop-rock band from Los Angeles (by way of Clancy, Montana). You can check out our interview we conducted with the band for their debut release ‘Keep Control‘ here.   They have recently released their sophomore album ‘Owlbum’ which solidifies the band’s pop-rock songwriting prowess that should put them on the radar or   Read More ...

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Some people might expect a solo album from lead guitarist from Finger Eleven to be an album of ‘Paralyzer‘ type hits and ‘One Thing‘ acoustic ballads. Well, not here. Put on your space suits and prepare for takeoff.   Knowing James’s history and hearing some of his earlier solo material, I knew that this would be an out-of-the-ordinary funk-infused interstellar-head-trip of an album, which is exactly what Moon Boot Cocoon   Read More ...

THE NEARLY DEADS are a Rock/Post-Grunge band from Tampa, FL (now located in Nashville, TN). They’re on the cusp of a breakout and Ampkicker is here covering this awesome group with a featured interview with singer Theresa “TJ” Jeane.  Keep your ears open for these hard-hitting, un-dead-loving, straight-up-rock-and-roller’s new single “I SAID” – to be released April 8th! This will be the first single from their new FULL LENGTH album   Read More ...

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Watch the history of South Carolina folk/rock/southern pop band NEEDTOBREATHE with brothers Bear Rinehart (Guitar, Lead Vocals) and Bo Rinehart (Guitar, BGV’s) in their new film ‘Prove the Poets Wrong’ which touches on the making of their album “The Reckoning” –     http://needtobreathe.net/    

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For Fans of: The Fray, Something Corporate, Straylight Run, Jimmy Eat World     Their new full length album, “Reside” is now available on iTunes   ABOUT AVALON LANDING: Simple conversations have the ability to flourish into grand things when given a little bit of time. The idea for Avalon Landing was sparked in a restaurant in Buffalo, New York and led to the band’s formation ten months later in   Read More ...

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“…boasts the earnest lyrics and familiar yet challenging melodies associated with Mae…”- USA Today   SCHEMATIC, the new project from Dave Elkins, the former lead-singer and primary songwriter for the band Mae has signed with Spartan Records and will release its debut effort, “Color (n.) Inside The Lines”, on December 3rd.   After a very successful decade fronting the beloved indie-powerhouse Mae, Dave Elkins packed his bags and relocated to   Read More ...

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Tempe, Arizona based RadioDriveBy has been slowly releasing music this past year and their latest effort, a single entitled “Go All Night”, just might be the biggest potential ear-worm of the season.   Favoring a more pop sound than the past, the track opens up instantly with Trent Clark’s powerful vocals, recalling the perfect summer night. “We can sleep tomorrow, it’s alright” Clark tells us right before a catchy guitar   Read More ...

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