Win an Autographed Copy of Against Me!’s “Transgender Dysphoria Blues”

We have two autographed copies of Transgender Dysphoria Blues from Against Me! all for our readers to win!  All you need to do is go to our Facebook page, make sure you LIKE us, and tell us in a message why you deserve the autographed copy.  The winner will be contacted by Facebook and receive the … Continue reading Win an Autographed Copy of Against Me!’s “Transgender Dysphoria Blues”

The Wheals Realize It’s “Diamond Time”

Hey Pittsburgh! Guess what? You probably have family or close friends that know something about the mining business. And we've all heard that the Steel City produced a ton of coal back in the day. Some say diamonds, renowned as a material with superlative physical qualities, most of which originate from the strong bonding between its atoms … Continue reading The Wheals Realize It’s “Diamond Time”

Brit-Prog Rockers KingBathmat Never Follow The Rules

I always like getting an assignment to cover and review new Brit-Rock. When PMM's COO, Alan Welding, sent me the link to KingBathmat's 6th studio album, "Truth Button" ( to be released on Stereohead Records with worldwide physical and digital distribution by Code 7 on January 21st 2013) I was intrigued. I loaded up the album, … Continue reading Brit-Prog Rockers KingBathmat Never Follow The Rules

PGH Music Mag’s Holiday Gift Guide 2012

We hear it all the time, "I just have no idea what to get them...". Everybody and their mother has an opinion on what to get and every publication has products that they are pushing this year. Pittsburgh Music Magazine is no exception, but we would like to take a somewhat different approach. We will … Continue reading PGH Music Mag’s Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Twin Guns are Dealing Western Devils Out of Brooklyn

The double-edged sword of contemporary, ubiquitous music releases on the Internet is that bands like Twin Guns are out there and you haven’t heard them yet. While a reviewer might use this line for many albums by bands recently discovered, “Scene Of The Crime” by Twin Guns, released in March 2011,  is the one that … Continue reading Twin Guns are Dealing Western Devils Out of Brooklyn

WIN SUM 41 AND IAMDYNAMITE TICKETS @ALTAR BAR

Want to win a pair of tickets to see Sum 41 and IAMDYNAMITE at Altar Bar in Pittsburgh Novemeber 28? Head on over to FACEBOOK and like our page!!! We will be taking all of our "likes" and put you into the drawing. Get your friends to like Pittsburgh Music Magazine on FACEBOOK and increase … Continue reading WIN SUM 41 AND IAMDYNAMITE TICKETS @ALTAR BAR

What’s Popping With Lauren Winans

It was a rainy Monday afternoon. Sitting in a truck down by the Allegheny River, Heinz Field was visible in the distance beyond the streaky windshield and it was natural to ruminate on the Steelers’ hard luck after week 6 of the 2012 season. The scene was set for a lonesome, drizzly country song, but … Continue reading What’s Popping With Lauren Winans

Rupa & The April Fishes: Thunderbird Cafe, Wednesday, October 10, 2012

If you haven't heard of Rupa & The April Fishes you aren't alone... yet. The diverse sound quality and powerhouse instrumentation that this San Francisco based international phenom is bringing to Pittsburgh should be a treat, not the least because the ideas  that Rupa Marya imbues their multilingual, gypsy rock songs with is as prescient … Continue reading Rupa & The April Fishes: Thunderbird Cafe, Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Expression of Life: The Rupa Marya Interview

Pittsburgh Music Magazine had the enlightening opportunity to catch up with the incomparable Rupa Marya, front woman and pilot of the expedition that is Rupa & The April Fishes. But, as if to exeplify the humanism she espouses, Rupa is far more than simply a star musician. The San Francisco band has built a major … Continue reading Expression of Life: The Rupa Marya Interview

Rosco Bandana Is Beginning It With Real Swagger

The rockabilly resurgence, alt-country movement has been exploding in the American music atmosphere over the past decade... to the point that American rock n' roll feels like it is has truly revolted against the British Invasion and reestablished itself as the source, rather than recipient, of influence that inspired that cultural surge (for example, Muddy … Continue reading Rosco Bandana Is Beginning It With Real Swagger

The Honeymoon Is Far From Over For Zulu Pearls

In addition to fantastic music, the Zulu Pearls offer some international spy intrigue. Double booked in the annals of Internet research as both a Berlin, Deutschland band and as Arlington, VA jammers, the band last logged into their Myspace account on August 18, 2011 - though it seems apparent from their breadth of hits on … Continue reading The Honeymoon Is Far From Over For Zulu Pearls