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Posted on: November 10, 2008 Posted by: anfnewsacct Comments: 0

Fluid Entertainment Launches Eco-Themed MMOG Emerald Island

Veteran children’s software developer Fluid Entertainment announces the official launch today of Emerald Island, a new MMOG (massively multiplayer online game) for children. Available for play immediately at, Emerald Island offers kids a green-themed virtual world featuring fun and adventure, awesome games and cool characters. Players are challenged to “Help Save Emerald Island!” from environmental destruction at the hands of the pillaging Pirat invaders. Designed for children age 6…

Posted on: November 9, 2008 Posted by: anfnewsacct Comments: 0

ZERO BOYS re-release classic album and fabled lost album

SECRETLY CANADIAN is very proud to announce the re-release of “Vicious Circle”, the essential debut punk album by the Midwest punk legends, Zero Boys. In addition we are also releasing for the first time the lost second album, “History Of”, which includes the classic “Livin’ In The ’80s” EP. These two releases constitute the entirety of their recorded output from the classic ’79-’83 era and will be available January 20,…

Posted on: November 9, 2008 Posted by: anfnewsacct Comments: 0


Relient K will hit the road with tobyMac on November 13th for the “Winter Wonder-Slam” tour. As befitting the season, the band will play several Christmas songs as well as a variety of hits and fan favorites from its 10-year history. U.S. Marines will be on hand to collect toys for The Marines Toys for Tots Foundation, so fans are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped gift to the concert.

Posted on: November 6, 2008 Posted by: anfnewsacct Comments: 0

The All American Rejects Premiere Official Music Video

The All-American Rejects have just premiered the video for explosive single “Gives You Hell” on Yahoo! Music. Directed by Marc Webb, the video was described by the band as a neighborly quarrel between two completely opposite households, the square versus the raucous rockers, both of which have front-man Tyson Ritter as the head of the house. The trials and tribulations between the Rockers and the Preps unfold as the video…

Posted on: November 4, 2008 Posted by: anfnewsacct Comments: 0

Chris Hicken / Cantinero Continues To Succeed After Release of “Better For The Metaphon”

An immediate contender for the hearts of discerning, literate indie music fans around the world, British born, New York based alt-pop singer/songwriter Chris Hicken—better known to his growing legion of fans as “Cantinero”—entered the highly competitive fray in 2004 with Championship Boxing, his critically acclaimed Artemis/V2 Records debut whose title was a not so subtle metaphor for the successful battle for his creative sanity after years of ups and downs…

Posted on: November 4, 2008 Posted by: anfnewsacct Comments: 0

Cassettes Won’t Listen has a new blog on MTV about Independence

Cassettes Won’t Listen has a new blog that will be appearing on MTV2’s Subterranean at  It’s going to offer advice to musicians about the DIY ethic.  Both in his role as an artist and at his day job as Director of Marketing at Def Jux (whose mantra, Independent as Fuck, rang with a sharp clang upon its launch near the beginning of this decade), Cassettes Won’t Listen (a/k/a Jason Drake) has a lot of…

Posted on: November 2, 2008 Posted by: anfnewsacct Comments: 0

Gloria Gaynor Releases Christmas CD Featuring a Tribute to the Troops

Gloria Gaynor, long known as a source of inspiration for her hit single “I Will Survive,” has released a Christmas album entitled “Christmas Presence,” just in time for the holiday season. The CD includes many traditional holiday songs such as God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, Frosty the Snowman and O Holy Night.

Posted on: November 2, 2008 Posted by: anfnewsacct Comments: 0

The Sound of the Smiths: Rhino Offers A Major New Smiths Collection Of Classic Recordings

Rhino announces the release of THE SOUND OF THE SMITHS, a new collection of classic and rare recordings that will be available November 11. The compilation was completed with the full cooperation of Morrissey, who provided the title, and Johnny Marr, who personally supervised the mastering. They both assisted in the track selection, and their joint involvement ensures that this will be the most comprehensive look back at The Smiths’…