Weezer Releases First New Single in Four Years: “Back to the Shack”

Weezer(PCM) Everyone’s favorite nerdy rock band has graced the world with their first single in four years, “Back to the Shack.”

Weezer dropped the song today giving fans another preview of their upcoming ninth LP Everything Will Be Alright in the End, being released on September 30th on Republic Records.

The band debuted the single on national radio and through their official YouTube account on Monday morning and music lovers and fans alike have rejoiced in the new music.

In the months leading to the release of Everything Will Be Alright in the End Weezer has released teasers of the album songs, giving fans a taste of what’s to come with samples of “Return to Ithaca,” “Ain’t Got Nobody,” and “The Wasteland.

Weezer has been releasing these snippets as part of their #WeezerWednesdays YouTube series, keeping their over 60,000 fans on their toes in the hopes of more new music.

Weezer also made Everything Will Be Alright in the End available for pre-order today on their website and will be giving “Back to the Shack” its TV debut on The Late Night Show with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, July 23.

Everything Will Be Alright in the End was produced by Ric Ocasek, frontman of the Cars, who previously worked with the band on 1994′s Blue Album and 2001′s Green Album.

Listen to the “Back to the Shack” below!

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Matt Lalonde Releases Debut Album Medicinal

Matt_Lalonde_Photo_1(PCM) Matt Lalonde is a 25 year old musician/song writer from Milton, Ontario whose love for music began from an early age. He began playing piano and guitar at 6 years of age. However, his affinity and obsession with the craft of writing music didn’t start to take off until he moved to Windsor at the age of 17. He began playing with the band MicLordz and Sauce funky- a Windsor based funk/ rock band comparable to Red Hot Chili Peppers and Rage Against the Machine. Throughout the 7 years that Lalonde played with MLSF the band gained much attention and a large fan following upwards to 80,000 people proud to call themselves the MLSF Army.

The band was fortunate to gain the opportunity of partaking in a nationwide tour of the USA and Canada. During this time the quintet opened for many notable artists such as K-OS, Cypress Hill, My Darkest Days, Finger Eleven, D-12, Big Wreck, as well as many others. While serving as lead guitarist and backup vocalist Lalonde also played an integral part in the song/music writing aspect of the hard hitting band. MLSF’s two popular albums Sunset Ammunition and Good Luck were a collaboration of creativity between all five members and gained much popularity and generous sales on iTunes.

Still residing in Windsor, Matt Lalonde, now a solo artist, has released his debut album titled Medicinal- a fusion of alternative rock and blues. Written, produced, and recorded solely by Lalonde he has also created 4 music videos to support the album’s release with the help of his videographer, and editor Momcilo Dragicevic. Currently, Lalonde is focusing on planning a Canadian tour in support of the album with his live band Dogtone.

For more information about Matt Lalonde, please visit:

http://www.Universalanimalent.com

http://www.facebook.com/MattLalondeMusic

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/matt-lalonde/id688863198

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Interview with JOHNNYSWIM At Firefly Music Festival 2014

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(PCM) We were able to catch up with amazing husband and wife duo JOHNNYSWIM while out at the Firefly Music Festival, which took place at the Woodlands in Dover, DE last month.

The group have been making a ton of festival appearances this summer, just recently appearing at the Forcastle Festival in Louisville, KY and will also be performing at Lollapalooza this August in Chicago, IL.

The duo were also featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and made a recent appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman.

JOHNNYSWIM are currently touring behind their debut full-length album “Diamonds” which was produced by JOHNNYSWIM’s own Abner Ramirez in Nashville, TN.

We absolutely adored the group while out at Firefly and they are without a doubt a band that needs to be on your radar right now!

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