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WIN! Diamond Rugs concert tickets

WIN! Diamond Rugs concert tickets

Diamond Rugs will soon hit the road to play exactly 7 U.S. shows in support of their self-titled debut LP on Partisan — and in the immortal words of Liz Lemon, we want you “to go to there!” Be entered for a shot at one pair of tickets to see them in Birmingham, AL at...
Diamond Rugs: Give 'em a beer...and peanut butter pretzels

Diamond Rugs: Give ’em a beer…and peanut butter pretzels

Comprising a half dozen notable rockers we’re certain need no introduction, Diamond Rugs could rightfully be labeled an honest-to-goodness super group. Powered by John McCauley (Deer Tick), Robbie Crowell (Deer Tick), Ian Saint Pé (The Black Lips), Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Hardy Morris (Dead Confederate) and Bryan Dufresne (Six Finger Satellite) — and named for...
Diamond Rugs announce Fall tour dates

Diamond Rugs announce Fall tour dates

Good news, Diamond Rugs fans! If you’ve not been lucky enough to catch them at one of their very few lives dates thus far, Autumn time may just be the right time for you to see them perform in support of their eponymous debut. The band — John McCauley (Deer Tick), Robbie Crowell (Deer Tick), Ian...
While you were sleeping: Diamond Rugs played Letterman

While you were sleeping: Diamond Rugs played Letterman

The delightfully motley crew that is Diamond Rugs — John McCauley (Deer Tick), Robbie Crowell (Deer Tick), Ian Saint Pe (Black Lips), Hardy Morris (Dead Confederate), Steve Berlin (Los Lobos) and Bryan Dufresne (Six Finger Satellite) and others — rocked out last night on The Late Night with David Letterman stage with a spirited rendition of Blue...
These United States debut 'Dead & Gone'

These United States debut ‘Dead & Gone’

From their eponymous, fifth LP comes new single Dead & Gone from American rockers, These United States. Streeting June 12th, the new album – described as a ” rambunctious melting pot of rock-and-roll, psych pop, folk balladry, and outlaw country” – will feature 20 collaborations including John McCauley (Deer Tick), Michael Nau (Cotton Jones), Matthew...
Deer Tick: The Divine Providence of Deer Tick

Deer Tick: The Divine Providence of Deer Tick

Unlike their unusual name, the growing buzz surrounding indie rock group Deer Tick makes perfect sense. Originally conceived as a solo project by Providence singer-songwriter John McCauley, Deer Tick has released several folk-rock recordings – including War Elephant (2007), Born on Flag Day (2009), The Black Dirt Sessions (2010) – while cycling through an assortment...
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