RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

Introducing: The Brevet

Southern California band, The Brevet, will kick off a tour this April and preview new music from their forthcoming full length album.  The band has been praised for their Americana rock, sweeping orchestral tracks, gang vocals, unforgettable choruses and connective emotional lyrics.  In 2014 they released the EP titled, CH. …

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Anna Wise shares new video + announces debut EP‏

After recently sharing the video for “BitchSlut”, her first solo material released since being featured on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly and untitled unmastered. (the former of which she won a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for her contributions to “These Walls”), Anna Wise is stepping out of her …

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Grupo Tourista regala tema inédito‏

Han sido días intensos para el trío Tourista. En febrero, la agrupación conformada por Rui Pereira, Sandro Labenita y Ricardo Gutiérrez dio a conocer ‘Select y Start’,  el primer video y canción de su nuevo trabajo. A este le siguió en marzo el single ‘Brasil’, cuya aparición coincidió con el estreno …

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The Melvins Celebrate The Arrival of Baseball Season with “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” Cover‏

The Melvins, avid baseball fans that they are, share a cover of the venerable ballpark favorite, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”: https://melvinsofficial.bandcamp.com/album/basses-loaded.  The song is featured on the band’s forthcoming album, Basses Loaded (June 3, Ipecac Recordings). The twelve-song album features six bass players: including Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, Redd …

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Forecastle Festival announces daily lineups‏

The Forecastle Festival, led by The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Death Cab for Cutie, and Ryan Adams, will offer General Admission and VIP single day tickets beginning Friday, April 8 at Noon EDT. The three-day music celebration, now in its 14th year, will take place July 15-17, 2016, at the award-winning Waterfront Park, …

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A-Z INTERVIEW: The Ever Living

“The inception of our band was a written manifesto, the contents of which essentially boiled down to one word: intensity,” asserts Andrei, guitarist of London quartet, THE EVER LIVING. “We realised we wanted to be a heavy band, but not necessarily a “metal” band in the traditional sense and we …

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