Chip & The Charge Ups Ultimate Playlist!

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Who doesn’t love a cover well done? Here, Chip & The Charge Ups share their favorite cover songs in their very own Ultimate Playlist! See if you recognize any that they have performed before!

“Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” by Green Day

“Fallen Angel” by Poison

“Bad Reputation” by Joan Jett

“Dancing With Myself” by Billy Idol

“Friday I’m In Love” by The Cure

“Mr. Brightside” by The Killers

“The Tide Is High” by Blondie

“Crackling Rosie” by Neil Diamond

“What’s My Age Again” by Blink-182

“I Wanna Be Sedated” by Ramones

“Party Hard” by Andrew W.K.

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AFTER THE CALM Release Official Music Video for “Stuck on Repeat”

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Phoenix based Rock Band AFTER THE CALM has released the official music video for “Stuck on Repeat.” Directed by Jacob Reynolds (SLAVES, Dead Rabbitts), “Stuck on Repeat” is the band’s 3rd single released in 2018 produced by Matt Good (Asking Alexandria, The Word Alive).

AFTER THE CALM will be performing at the Arizona Humane Society Benefit Show in Scottsdale, AZ on November 10, 2018.

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“This single is our strongest of the three songs that we wanted to release this year. We believe ‘Stuck On Repeat’ is the best representation of how our song writing has evolved over time; “All killer and no filler” has been a reoccurring response we’ve received from industry professionals.

This single was brought to it’s fullest potential with the help of producer Matt Good (From First to Last). He has a way of bringing out the best in you while making the recording process an enjoyable experience.
Although it’s message is serious in tone, the song is catchy and will have you jumping to the beat.” – AFTER THE CALM

Click HERE to Download / Stream “Stuck on Repeat”

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After the Calm started from a living room jam session on Memorial Day of 2014 with friends Kody Rattler (Drums), David Nuñez (Guitar), and Henry Cota Jr. (Bass). Jonathan Habermacher (Guitar) joined the band shortly after the initial meeting. The search for a singer was long, but with the luck of a Craigslist ad, the band had added Logan Miracle (Vocals) as the final piece to their puzzle.

Their influences range from System of a Down to Blink-182; their sound is often compared to A Day To Remember and Four Year Strong. Some songs will have metal riffs while others tread on the line of pop-punk. There is definitely something for everyone, whether they want to mosh or just jump up and sing along. On October 15th, 2016, After the Calm released their debut EP, Ignis Fatuus, hosting a sold out show at local venue Joe’s Grotto. Their on-stage energy and crowd engagement lead them to opening for international acts such as I See Stars, I Prevail, and WATERPARKS. Their sound and hard work earned them a slot on the final Van’s Warped Tour 18’ in Arizona. Aside from playing shows, the band has worked on giving back to their community by raising money for the Arizona Humane Society through various fundraisers.

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MINORITY 905 Release “Paramore Medley: Entire Discography in 10 Minutes (ft. Jessica Bell)”

“We are all huge fans of Paramore and for the 13th anniversary of ‘All We Know Is Falling’ we wanted to make a special video that fans of the band can watch and remember all of the great moments throughout Paramore’s career up to this point.” – Minority 905

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While best known for their popular discography medleys–which include GREEN DAYALL TIME LOW, and BLINK 182–the foursome has also released their video for the single “Dangerous Ambitions,” the title track off of their upcoming, August 24th scheduled album.

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Minority 905 is a pop-punk band founded by then-17-year-old John Aquinoand former members of the band in August 2013. The name was inspired by Green Day’s song “Minority” and Aquino’s hometown of Mississauga, ON, Canada (its area code is 905). Aquino identified with the word “Minority” since he believed that the combination of his ethnicity, personality, and interests were rare in the punk rock scene.

Aquino met former member Aidan Collins on YouTube, after Collins saw a few of Aquino’s covers and contacted him. However, he did not join the band until early 2014 when the band needed a bassist. Collins joined and became the new bassist.

Throughout the next few months, Minority 905 played as much as they could, wherever possible–birthday parties, house parties, local bars, and local venues. Eventually, they were noticed by local producer, Mason Dayot at a show they played in Brampton–which was also the last show the former drummer played. Without an official drummer, Minority 905 went on to record their debut EP titled Luck Is For Losers with Dayot, who played the drums for the record.

Soon after the record released, current drummer Spasimir Vasilev joined Minority 905. Vasilev met the members at a previous show where he volunteered to sing “Blitzkrieg Bop” (The Ramones) with Minority 905. Once again, the band played many local shows and even opened for the bands Such Gold and Transit. In December 2014, they went on a weekend mini-tour with local bands Setback and Triumph Over Adversity.

In 2015, the lead guitarist left the band and Collins opted to start playing lead guitar instead of the bass. Current bassist Steven Wolwyn joined soon afterwards. The band closely worked with Dayot throughout the songwriting process during the early months of 2015 in preparation for the next record, which would be their first full-length album.

In July 2015, Collins left the band due to his family moving out of the city, and Dayot then decided he was going to take over guitar duties; as well as continue to be the main man to produce Minority 905’s album Broken, Not Beaten”

In March 2016, Mason left the band to pursue teaching English in Japan, and current guitarist, Chris Goodfellow joined the band in July 2016.

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The Inoculated Canaries Release Official Music Video for “Count Me Out” Off of Sophomore EP, ‘Trying Times’

New York based rock band The Inoculated Canaries has released the Official Music Video for their single, “Count Me Out,” off of their upcoming Trying TimesTrying Times, their second EP, is set to release January 12th.

“Our songs come from personal experiences: beginnings and ends, loves and loss. Ultimately to experience as much as possible and to not take yourself too seriously” – Inoculated Canary

Track List:
1. Count Me Out
2. Take A Look Around
3. Jericho
4. Ya Mad
5. Shipwrecked

Click HERE to Pre-Order ‘Trying Times’

What do you get when eclectic creativity gets twisted with diverse musical influences and incubates in an atmosphere of unrestrained inspiration? The hatching of The Inoculated Canaries. With The Inoculated Canaries you get a full on aural and visual package of brightly intense ingenuity and polished musicianship.

The New York foursome is rounded out by Michael Rubin on guitar and vocals, James Terranova on drums, Dylan Gross on bass, and Brian Sweeney on keys. With their diverse musical interests spanning from Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix to Punk Rock sensibility a la Green DayBlink 182Streetlight Manifesto, and Reel Big Fish, mixed with their formal jazz training and performance to the dramatic flair of musical theater, these guys bring a lot more to the table than anything categorizable, and it shows.

“The Canaries has felt like 10 different bands throughout its lifespan,” says Michael “We keep adding to our style because their are so many great influences we can learn from. I spend 8-9 hours a day with these jerks and it absolutely contributes to how tight our live shows are. I know what James is going to do before James even knows he’s gonna do it.”

Their debut EP, THE BLUE LAWS, was soon followed by the singles “DON’T BE LATE” and the acoustic version of “JERICHO”.

“Our songs come from personal experiences: beginnings and ends, loves and loss. Ultimately to experience as much as possible and to not take yourself too seriously” – The Inoculated Canaries.

Several live performances include Winterfest, opening for The Mowgli’s.

The band most recently announced the release of their long awaited follow up EP, TRYING TIMES with the unveiling of a colorful and irreverent music video for the track “COUNT ME OUT.”

The band’s mission is simple: to bring back ROCK! And while that’s a mission a lot of emerging artists are taking on, it’s one that this quartet is uniquely suited to addressing.

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MeltDown Releases “Trust Fall” Music Video From Upcoming Album ‘No Filter’

dsc_1417-2Tucson, Arizona based Rap Rock band MeltDown have released the official music video for their track “Trust Fall” from their upcoming debut album ‘No Filter‘ due out in early 2017. The video was filmed in Phoenix, AZ by Irin Daniels of Marmera Films, and the song was recorded & mixed by Matt Good of Good Studios in Phoenix AZ.

“Trust Fall” is a strong statement about putting all of the faith in the world in someone else’s hands. A trust you carry to your grave. – Mike Prince (Vocals)

About MeltDown:

MeltDown is a hot new multi-genre band, quickly rising through the flourishing Arizona music scene. This group is comprised of members of Arizona bands Stop Tyler and Lethal Injektion. Vocalist, Mike Prince (Stop Tyler) brings clean, driving vocals that sound as good live as they do on the recordings. While the rhymes of Jacob Ryan “The Raskal” (Lethal Inkjetion) showcase a much more toned down, mellow unique vibe. Guitarist Ryan Conroy, bassist Abe Saenz (Stop Tyler) and drummer James Ringstrom (Lethal Injektion) provide pop/rock grooves with a blend of rock, punk, pop and hip-hop. This new project has a very radio-friendly sound, utilizing styles and sounds from bands like Green DayBlack Eyed PeasBlink 182The Dirty Heads, and other contemporary pop groups. The bands debut album ‘No Filter‘ is in the works under RuffLife Recordz, their lead single “Lights Out” is currently available for stream on YouTube. Their follow up single “Trust Fall” is available on all online outlets currently for purchase,,, Look for amazing things to come from this band labeled as Arizona’s super group.

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