Rock, Pop, and Indie Review Sites

Here is a long list of Rock, Pop, and Indie Music sites that you can submit your music to for review.

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Alarm Press

All Indie Magazine 

 

 

All Indie Magazine features music reviews, interviews, in-depth behind-the-scenes look at the independent music scene, a source of information for independent music artists on how to succeed in the industry, and is the official blog of the Artists In Music Awards.

Alternative Addiction

Alternative Press

Alternative Press is an American music magazine based in Cleveland, Ohio. It generally provides readers with band interviews, photos, information on upcoming releases, and music charts.

American Songwriter

American Songwriter explores all genres of music – from country to hip-hop, folk to classical, rock to pop, blues to electronica and soul to r&b. Distributed internationally with a heavy domestic subscriber base, the readership of American Songwriter is just as diverse as its contents—professional to aspiring songwriters, music fans to music publishers, studio owners, copyright lawyers, record label presidents to music consumers.

The A.V. Club

Babysue

Babysue¨ is an on-line magazine which features comics, literature, poetry, interviews, reviews, and music by LMNOP aka dONW7.  New reviews are uploaded monthly.

BBC Introducing

Bringing together all of the BBC's supporters of unsigned music. Upload your music here.

Beatmag

A Website For All Information

The Big Takeover Magazine

The Big Takeover is a bi-annual music magazine published out of New York City since 1980 by critic Jack Rabid, with the considerable help of dozens of staffers, interns, contributors, and volunteers.

Billboard 

Billboard - Music Charts, Music News, Artist Photo Gallery and Free Video, for Pop, Hip-hop, Rock, Country and more!

Blogcritics

Blogcritics is an online magazine covering the arts, culture and society. Blogcritics is also an interactive community in which writers and readers from around the globe talk about popular culture, news, issues, and products.

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Bluesbunny Music Reviews

Bluesbunny is an Independent music reviews website based in Glasgow.

BLURT Magazine

The Brag

Brag is a monthly magazine and website that covers arts, music, events, food, comedy, social issues, and everything in-between, with a focus on Sydney and beyond.

Broadjam Pro Reviewers Service

Broadjam Inc. provides web-based promotional tools and services for independent musicians, the music industry and fans around the world. One of the world's largest web communities focused on independent music, Broadjam.com hosts a massive online database of searchable songs by artists from all 50 U.S. states and over 150 countries worldwide.

BuddyHollywood.com

Buzz Magazine

The "big" band in the first issue of Buzz Magazine was NOT The Big Pop Monsters (aka Superheist) but The Buzzards, a very popular surf grunge band on Melbourne's Mornington Peninsula. The Buzzards drew huge crowds in the pre-pokies pubs of the era.

Clash Magazine

Clash Music is a dynamic independent media group with established platforms in both print and digital media, with a diverse Live calendar that includes festivals, international music events and bespoke events organised for brands.

Clown Magazine

Clown Magazine is the world's leading independent digital magazine from London, England.

College News Magazine

Collegenews.com is written by college students and recent graduates, providing the most up-to-date and relevant information concerning college students and young people. The site gathers daily news from its bank of writers and keeps its readers informed on everything from the political atmosphere to international and sport news.

Comfort Comes

Every week, get a new song delivered to your inbox. We are setting out to make music more personal and collaborative again

Concertlivewire

Chicago, Milwaukee and Indiana Concert Reviews, Photos, Free MP3s, Ticket Swap - ConcertLivewire

Consequence of Sound

 

Consequence of Sound is the missing link between mainstream pop culture and the underground.Over the past decade, the Chicago-based online publication has accrued a devoted readership in the millions for its reliability, precision, and character with regards to music, television, and film. It’s a voice that wants to pat one’s shoulders, not stand on them.

Crud Magazine

Crud Music Magazine serves up alternative satisfaction in the form of Indie and Alternative live music reviews and news online.

Daily Vault

Over 5,000 music reviews covering albums from over 2,500 artists. All genres: rock, pop, indie, prog, jazz, country, blues, hip-hop, plus interviews, concert and DVD reviews.

The Deli

The Deli Magazine is a daily updated website covering 11 North American music scenes (thus far: NYC, LA, Seattle, Nashville, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, Portland, Austin, Philly, DC Area, Toronto and New England) through 12 dedicated, separate blogs. They also have a quarterly publication exclusively focused on the NYC independent music scenes - and a yearly magazine focused on the SXSW music festival in Austin.

Death+Taxes Magazine

Gambling in New Zealand is legal. It has been a part of their community for years now, and has undergone a lot of changes since its legalization centuries ago.

 

Dont Bore Us

Don't Bore Us has a penchant for all things pop and alternative music. While new to the scene, Dont Bore Us is easily found, right in the middle of the dance floor.

Drawer B

Eat Sleep Drink Music 

EvilSponge

EvilSponge, a cultural critique site.

Fact Magazine

The Fader

The FADER is the definitive voice of music and the lifestyle that surrounds it.

FemaleFirst.co.uk

Keep up-to-date with the very latest celebrity news and gossip as well as the best in lifestyle, entertainment and fashion news from Female First.

FILTER Magazine

FILTER was a seasonal American music and off-beat entertainment magazine which was founded in 2002. It featured commentary and photos of up-and-coming musicians and filmmakers ranging from actors to writer-directors.

foxy digitalis

Full Access Magazine

Full Access Magazine - Floridas Largest Music/Entertainment Magazine covering the Local and National Scene from Coast to Coast.

Get ready to ROCK!

Classic,progressive and metal rock music,news,reviews,interviews and audio.

The Grouchy Gaijin's Thoughts on Music and Such

Guitar Noise

Guitar Noise is a free guitar lesson website with hundreds of articles, tips and reviews for students of this amazing instrument.

HearYa

HearYa is an indie music blog that gives indie music enthusiasts a destination to cut through the clutter when discovering new music. We’re a community of fans that want to see the music we love reach the ears of new friends and survive.

Hot Indie Artists Webzine

HYBRID Magazine

hybridmagazine.com: The best independent pop culture, music and film magazine in the dot com-munity.

I Like Music

 

 

 

 

I Like Music are proud owners of the world’s most complete commercial music library. Originally cultivated by avid vinyl collector and BBC Radio 2 Producer, Phil ‘The Collector’ Swern, our unique catalogue includes every Top 40 single since the UK charts began in 1952, and the majority of the US Hot 100.

 

impose magazine

New music every day.

In Music We Trust

In Music We Trust Online Music Magazine In Music We Trust Records In Music We Trust Inc. In Music We Trust Record Label In Music We Trust MP3s.

Indie-Music.com

Get Your Daily Indie Music Industry Fix. We are an online magazine and news feed serving music creators and the industry that supports them since 1996.

Indie Rock Cafe

Best new indie rock music, bands, songs, playlist and indie rock podcasts featuring the best new indie rock from this long-running, influential indie rock blog.

Ink 19

is this music?

An Independent Music Magazine From Scotland.

Keyboard Magazine

KeyboardMag.com Online Community for Keys, Boards, Gear, Lessons, News, Video, Tabs & Chords.

Leicester Bangs

The Line of Best Fit

New Music Discovery: the best tracks by the hottest emerging bands from the UK, US and beyond.

Magnet Magazine

Since 1993, MAGNET has published a print magazine, available by subscription and in bookstores and record stores worldwide. MAGNET has covered independent music through artist profiles, critical reviews, in-depth features and bold photography. Our website, magnetmagazine.com, contains original editorial content as well as selected pieces from the print magazine.

Metacritic

Not every critic is the same. Metacritic offers aggregated album reviews from the top critics, and our own METASCORE pinpoints at a glance how each album was reviewed.

Modern Drummer

Modern Drummer is a monthly publication targeting the interests of drummers and percussionists. The magazine features interviews, equipment reviews, and columns offering advice on technique, as well as information for the general public.

Music Connection

Founded in 1977 on the principle of bridging the gap between “the street and the elite,” Music Connection has grown from a popular print publication into a spectrum of products and services that address the wants and needs of musicians, the music tech community and industry support services.

Music Dish Reviews

Since 1997, MusicDish LLC has served as the bridge between the music industry and the artist. Through its extensive online presence, MusicDish provides artists with an edge over the ever-prevalent competition the music industry entails.

Music Emissions

Music Emissions started out as a college project for a student that was taking "Multimedia on the Internet". This was before the proliferation of MP3s and digital music. The site was created to present one person's critical thinking on independent music.

Music Industry Newswire

MuseWire™ – the Synth Magazine covers music makers, synthesizers, software. A publication of Neotrope® formerly Music Industry Newswire. Est 2004

Music Korner

The Music Korner is a webzine devoted to covering virtually all styles of music. 

The Music, The Message

The Music, The Message is a website dedicated to spreading the word on the developing independent music scene. A Curated by a staff of music enthusiasts in love with the independent music scene, the website is an entity devoted to music discovery, exposing beautiful music to other likeminded individuals.

Music News

The Number One music magazine feat. band & artist news, reviews, interviews, videos & gossip UK & worldwide.

MusicPlayers.com

MusicPlayers.com is the premiere online magazine for serious musicians. Their mission is to provides serious musicians with the most in-depth, professionally written product reviews of pro-level musical instruments and recording tools, as well as to provide outstanding artist interviews, in-depth tutorials, and an online community for musicians to participate in.

Musoscribe.com

Nada Mucho

NadaMucho.com is a free, volunteer online music and pop culture publication operating from the Pacific Northwest since March 1997

NeuFutur

NeuFutur Magazine has been around since November of 1998, and have reviewed nearly 6,500 CDs, 500 zines, and countless other projects.

NewBeats

Directions in Music and the Arts.

New Music Express

NME.COM brings you the latest music news and reviews, along with music videos and galleries, plus band features, blogs on your favourite artists, concert tickets, competitions and more.

noize makes enemies.co.uk

Nothing Sounds Better

orcasound

Orcasound.com is an online media news site, focusing on various aspects of Montreal city life. We offer regular review features, including Films, CDs, DVDs, Orcastyle and Plus sections. Orcasound Plus encompasses live music, interviews, exhibits, and anything else interesting and original that defies categorization.

Paste Magazine

Paste prides itself on great writing about Music, Movies, TV, Comedy, Games, Books, Comics, Theatre, Design, Style, Visual Arts, Tech, Food, Drink, Travel, Politics, Media, Business, Science, Health, Wrestling and Soccer. Led by founding editor-in-chief Josh Jackson since 2002, PasteMagazine.com has grown to more than 8 million unique monthly visitors, thanks to readers hungry for authenticity and creativity.

Pause & Play

Perfect Sound Forever

Online music magazine, featuring interviews, articles, tributes, links, upcoming shows, book excerpts, essays by noted writers and musicians and more. Always looking for good material.

Performer Publications

Performer Mag provides musicians info on Music Business, Recording How To, Performing How To, Instruments and Gear, New Music and Video, & getting reviewed.

Pitchfork Media

The Most Trusted Voice in Music.

PopMatters

PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.

Popjustice

Established by music journalist Peter Robinson in 2000, Popjustice is a pop blog that got slightly out of hand.

Prefix Magazine

Prefix Magazine covers the latest in music daily. Prefix showcases an extensive catalog of exclusive interviews, reviews, mp3s, video, photo galleries and more.

 

Pure Indie Rock

Streaming Internet Radio for Independent Rock Artists and listeners.

Record Dept. Music Reviews

Record Dept. Music Reviews aspires to provide a quick and concise resource for music reviews. Our reviews are boiled down to the essence of what the music is about be it a howl, a prayer, or a lament.

Review You

Cyber PR is a boutique PR firm based in Brooklyn. We help musicians and music-related brands.

RockFeedback.com

Rockfeedback began in 2000 as one of the first independent online music magazines in the UK. They started holding live nights in 2002, and today run everything from legendary gigs at intimate venues to shows at some of the capital’s most prestigious venues and stages at festivals countrywide. Their TV show has run for five series on Channel 4 since 2004, reporting everywhere from SXSW to Brazil, Norway and beyond.

 

Rock and Roll Report

The Rock and Roll Report is a place to go when you are tired of the same music played over and over on commercial rock radio. Playing great rock and roll from indie and unsigned bands.

Rose Quartz

The Ruckus

The Ruckus is a music blog primarily based in Tampa, Florida, and Manchester, England with outlets in London, Toronto, NYC, and several other cities. They photograph and write about new, unsigned, and otherwise lesser known bands all over the world that are 100% worth your time.

Seizure Chicken 

Shadders Online / Shadders? On me Lungs?

Skinnie Magazine

 

Skinnie Magazine was created to keep their audience informed on all things entertaining. From music, sports and fashion to movies, news and technology, Skinnie Magazine has been on the forefront of today's topics that are sure to put a smile on their reader's faces.

Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine brings you reviews and interviews on movies, film festivals, music, live concerts, TV shows, DVDs, Blu-rays, video games, books and theater.

Something Else!

The Something Else! webzine, an accredited Google News affiliate, has been syndicated through Bing News, Topix.com, No Depression and AllAboutJazz.com. The site has been featured in The New York Times, NPR.com’s A Blog Supreme, Popdose.com and JazzTimes, while our writers have also been published by USA Today, Jazz.com, UltimateClassicRock.com, Blues Revue Magazine and Rock.com, among others.

Songwriter's Monthly

Soundpress.net

SoundPress.net is an impressive archive of concert and CD reviews, music writing, unsigned and mainstream artist features and a whole lot more dating back to its found in 1999.

Spacelab

Spacelab provides an omnimedia experience for a variety of musical styles, cultures, and happenings all over the world. It's the combination of many elements: social media, audio, video, and print in one experience.

SPIN Magazine

Sputnikmusic!

Sputnikmusic is a premier source for music reviews and music news, covering the best albums in indie, metal, and punk.

Stars Uncharted

Stars Uncharted features the best artists, songs and music videos out there, with an emphasis on artistic merit. In other words: if you want to discover music that’s not only amazing, but also creative, intelligent and meaningful- you’re definitely in the right place!

Static Multimedia

Sticky Magazine

Sticky Magazine was founded in 2010 by Toronto concert photographer and blogger Pete Nema and is now under the editorial direction of Chad Hutchings. Their mission is to provide interesting content about independent and major label artists, from both Canada and abroad, including concert photography & reviews, exclusive music, news, album reviews, events, and contests. 

Stomp and Stammer

Stomp and Stammer is the only magazine that matters. They've been providing the pop culture lowdown for Atlanta’s music hounds since 1996. Hell yeah!

Strum Magazine

Tastyzine

This Is Fake DIY

Set Music Free!

Tiny Mix Tapes

At Tiny Mix Tapes, they publish news, reviews, and features on every single style of music in existence. they like films, politics, satire, and irreverence too. Contrary to what you may think, they don’t write for money or fame.

Tone Deaf

Tone Deaf is one of Australia’s leading authorities on local and international music culture and industry. They have a commitment and passion for supporting the local music community, as well as delivering fun, informative, and hopefully thought provoking insight into the issues affecting music today.

Turntable Kitchen

Turntable Kitchen is a site connecting food and music, born in a foggy Inner Sunset, San Francisco apartment and now based in Seattle. 

Truth Explosion Magazine

UKMusic

UK Music Breaking News, Views and Forums.

Uncut Magazine

The latest Reviews reviews & tests from Uncut.

Under the Radar

The solution to music pollution. Official website for the indie music magazine with web-exclusive interviews, photos, reviews, mp3s, videos, music news and more.

Vintage Guitar

Vintage Guitar always delivers the most interesting info on all kinds of vintage guitars, the great companies that built them and the artists who have been in the industry for years. They've been publishing since 1986!

Vandala

Vandala Magazine brings the top music, reviews, interviews, news, live coverage, and more to fans with a 100% unique spin daily and in our bimonthly interactive digital magazine! Vandala always keeps it positive and constructive to promote amazing music,  and talented artists both in the mainstream and independent music scene.

Wildy's World

Wildy's World has been bringing you the best in Indie Music, Basement Tapes and major label releases since January of 2008.

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