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...hang the dj

...hang the dj is a music blog. Old school, shoegaze, psych, and darkwave are featured genres.

Legal disclaimer: This blog is my personal, independent website. It is not affiliated with Bell Media, nor does it represents the thoughts, opinions, desires, etc of Bell Media

For music submissions, press releases, or questions/concerns:

hangthedjmag (at) gmail.com

Or hit me up on Twitter: @CristinaRocks

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Bullet For My Valentine will play the Fillmore on August 16th. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday) at 10am.


Paramore will play Freedom Hill on August 13th. Fan club members will be able to purchase tickets starting tomorrow at noon. The rest of the tickets will go on sale this Friday morning at 10.
If you haven't seen the video for Coldplay's "Violet Hill" yet, check it out here:

The full-length cd, Viva La Vida, drops on June 17th NOT June 12th. The June 12th release date is for the U.K. only. The North American release is June 17th.

Here's a review of Viva La Vida, plus you can also check out the cover art for the cd.
Another new Weezer single is available on iTunes. You can now download the song "Dreamin'."

If you still haven't checked out the video for "Pork & Beans" well, here it is:

Weezer's new self-titled cd which will affectionately be known as the "Red Album" will drop on June 3rd.
Metallica has launched a new website which promises to lend insight into the band's new, forthcoming cd. Check out the website here.

The new cd is expected to drop in September and the world tour is expected to kick off in October.


Looks like the new Metallica cd is going to drop in September. The band is planning to hit the road in October. You can check for Metallica updates via their newly relaunched website.

Metallica with also issue two of their older releases on vinyl this summer. Master of Puppets will be reissued on vinyl on June 17th, and ...And Justice For All will be released on vinyl in August (date to be announced shortly.)
My Chemical Romance will release a cd/dvd compilation titled The Black Parade Is Dead on June 24th. The collection features audio and footage from two separate concerts from last year--one from Mexico City, and one from Hoboken.

In other MCR news, the band has played its last show for awhile. According to the band, they will not be going back on the road until they release a new studio cd with brand new material. So yeah, you'll be waiting awhile.
Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson did indeed get married in Los Angeles yesterday. Simpson's father, the pervy Joe Simpson married the two, and Jessica Simpson was the maid of honor. One hundred and fifty guests were invited to the lavish affair. Read more about the nuptials here.

Don't miss the Mighty Mighty Bosstones and the Dropkick Murphys July 8th at Freedom Hill. Tickets are on sale now.
The Cure has a new single out called "The Only One." You can check out the stream on their official website, and you can purchase it on iTunes. The Cure will release a new single on the 13th of every month leading up to September 13th, the day the band's new full length record gets released.


Don't miss a rare club appearance by Jimmy Eat World on July 5th at the Crofoot. Tickets go on sale this Friday morning at 10am.


If you missed VH1's special on Radiohead, not to worry! VH1 is streaming the special on their website. Click here to check out Radiohead In Rainbows From The Basement. Unfortunately, the video won't play unless you're in the U.S., so all apologies to those in Canada.

In other Radiohead news, a greatest hits cd and dvd (sold separately) will be released on June 3rd. The band, however, isn't standing behind the releases. Thom Yorke recently told NME, "We haven't really had any hits, so what exactly is the purpose?" Apparently the collections were put together by the band's old record label EMI, and the band wants no part of the releases.
Offspring's new single is called "Hammerhead." The single is currenly streaming on Offspring's myspace page, and you can even download it for FREE via the band's official website. "Hammerhead" is the first single from the band's forthcoming cd, Rise & Fall, Rage & Grace, which will be released June 17th.
Three Doors Down will finally release their self titled cd May 20th. If you pre-order it now via iTunes, you'll get two extra acoustic tracks ("It's Not My Time" and "It's The Only One You've Got").

If you've seen the band's video for "It's Not My Time" you might want to check out a behind the scenes look at the making of the video. Click here to check it out.

Don't miss Three Doors Down along with Staind and Hinder at DTE on July 30th. Keep it on 89X for official ticket information.


Coldplay has announced some details regarding their upcoming North American tour. The Detroit Coldplay show will be July 5th at the Palace. Tickets are expected to go on sale May 17th. Keep it on 89X for official ticket information.


Don't miss My Morning Jacket on Saturday Night Live this Saturday, May 10th. MMJ will release a new cd, Evil Urges, on June 11th.
Be sure to attend this stellar event at Luna.