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News Jam: Black Keys Settle Lawsuits Against Home Dept and Pizza Hut, A Winter Release Update, and Cloud Nothings to Headline a NYE Bash in CLE

Akron-bred, blues rock duo, The Black Keys have settled their lawsuits against Pizza Hut and Home Depot over illegal use of their songs "Gold in the Ceiling" and "Lonely Boy" in commercials. Terms were not disclosed...Did you ever wonder how so many similar sounding songs end up in commercials in the first place? Are corporations really that evil that they won't pay to legally use a song? Yes and no. This past summer, On the Media re...READ MORE

The Rockometer: S/T by Royal Headache

Royal Headache Royal Headache What's Your Rupture Seven words you will never hear on television: "And your next American Idol is Shogun."  And it's not because the lead singer of the Australian garage-rock band, Royal Headache, couldn't win a tv singing competition.  On the contrary, the man who goes by Shogun has the pipes to rival some of the greatest male vocalists of all time, and if I was a producer looking for a ringer, ...READ MORE

Twofer Tuesday: “Down the Lane” and “Girls” by Royal Headahce

Hitting a similar sweet spot as Terry Malts' debut record, Killing Time on Slumberland Records, Australia's Royal Headache approach power pop with a punk spirit, adding loads of screech and breathless urgency to an already fine-tuned sense of melody. Both "Down the Lane" and "Girls" get on and get done with their business in under three minutes.  While the production, shared by Eddy Current Suppression Ring's Mikey Young and Str...READ MORE