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Carrie’s Top 10s for 2010 – Mumford & Sons, The Dead Weather, Spiritualized, Lady Gaga

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This list is what happens when you allow a critic who doesn’t vibe to MGMT, Vampire Weekend, Beach House and Salem near a keyboard and dusty headphones. Admittedly, I am behind on (or completely opposed to) some trends like the proliference of opium den electro and twinkly indie…

21 Dec 2010 | More

BRMC Postpones Headlining Shows, Will Stay on Revised Stone Temple Pilots Trek

In the wake of Stone Temple Pilots’ decision to postpone their current headlining tour, support act Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will have to shuffle and postpone two of their headlining dates as well.

28 Sep 2010 | More

BRMC Release iTunes Session and Hit the Road

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The criminally underrated and underexposed Black Rebel Motorcycle Club released an exclusive seven-song iTunes session today, including tracks from March’s excellent Beat the Devil’s Tattoo and other career highlights that was recorded back in June.

14 Sep 2010 | More

BRMC to Tour with Stone Temple Pilots

Here’s a pairing we never thought to imagine – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is set to open dates on the upcoming Stone Temple Pilots trek starting September 16th in San Diego, CA.

3 Aug 2010 | More

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Webster Hall, 04.09.10

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club wrapped up its sold-out, two-night stand at New York’s venerable Webster Hall last night with guns blazing and new drummer Leah Shapiro in tow. Hey hey, my my.

10 Apr 2010 | 2 comments | More

Photo Slideshow: SXSW 2010

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Intrepid Sentimentalistmag photographer Tear-n Tan got right to it upon landing in Austin on Thursday. Get in on the action …Read the Rest

5 Apr 2010 | More

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Better the Devil You Know

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On the day in late winter that I catch up with Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club there are connection problems. He’s in a place, likely somewhere in California near the band’s home base, with bad reception. Somehow this seems like the perfect backdrop…

17 Mar 2010 | 3 comments | More

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – ‘Beat the Devil’s Tattoo’

Imagine if a harmonica-toting Dean Moriarty had a fetish for David Lynch and dug dirty-blues fuzz rock and you’ve got the sixth album by California trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club in a nutshell.

9 Mar 2010 | 4 comments | More

‘BRMC: Live’ DVD Review

In April 2002 I journeyed from Tallahassee, Florida to see a Spiritualized concert in Atlanta. A little-known, but fast-rising group that had garnered quick comparisons to the Jesus and Mary Chain were opening. I left that night raving about Black Rebel Motorcycle Club versus J. Spaceman…

8 Dec 2009 | More

BRMC to ‘Beat the Devil’s Tattoo’ in March 2010; Tour Announced

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have just confirmed release dates and tour information for their upcoming fifth studio album, Beat the Devil’s Tattoo. Due out March 9th in the United States and Canada (March 8 UK/Europe/Japan/Australia et al; March 16 in Germany) Beat the Devil’s Tattoo was recorded in Philadelphia and Los Angeles…

30 Nov 2009 | 1 comment | More