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  • The xx announce North American tour dates for spring 2017

    The xx announce North American tour dates for spring 2017

    This spring The xx are heading back to the states for a headlining tour. The English band revealed their spring plans this morning in a press release, and their I See You Tour is set to kick off on April 15 in San Francisco with their concert at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.  News of The xx's...
  • Local H to join Helmet on international tour this January

    Local H to join Helmet on international tour this January

    Local H had a busy 2016. Besides celebrating the 20th anniversary of their seminal sophomore album, As Good As Dead, with a national tour – featuring original drummer Joe Daniels – they also teamed-up with Helmet on the Dead To the World Tour. The new year brings even more rock and roll with Local H...
  • The Governor's Ball release their 2017 festival lineup

    The Governor's Ball release their 2017 festival lineup

    New York’s seventh annual Governor’s Ball announced today, Jan. 4, a stellar line-up for the three-day event in June featuring artists Tool, Chance the Rapper, Childish Gambino, with an eclectic mix of rock, alternative, rap and hip-hop. The music festival taking place at Randall’s Island Park from...
  • Of Mice & Men frontman leaves band

    Of Mice & Men frontman leaves band

    As the world was getting ready to bid adieu to 2016, fans of Of Mice & Men were given the news that an important member of the band will no longer be featured in the lineup. On Friday (Dec. 30), frontman Austin Carlile formally announced he had departed the California-founded band due to health...
  • Tory Lanez opens 2017 with two new mixtapes

    Tory Lanez opens 2017 with two new mixtapes

    Breaking in 2017 with one of the year’s first new releases, Tory Lanez has released The New Toronto 2 and Chixtape 4. The two new mix tapes, which are both available for download through his website, come ahead of the upcoming 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards where Lanez is nominated in the category Best R...
  • Allan Williams and Charles Rosenay. 

    A friend remembers the Beatles' first manager Allan Williams

    The passing of Allan Williams, The Beatles' first manager on Dec. 30, brought back fond memories of the man to Charles Rosenay of Liverpool Productions. Williams was both a guest at his Beatles conventions and also met with Beatles fans in Liverpool when Rosenay brought groups to the city. “I loved...
  • Paul McCartney announces first tour dates for 2017

    Paul McCartney announces first tour dates for 2017

    Paul McCartney, who'll turn 75 in June, confirmed Saturday that he'll definitely be on tour in 2017. The former Beatle announced the first three shows on the 2017 edition of his “One On One” tour will take place at the Dome in Tokyo on April 27, 29 and 30. "I’m really excited to be taking the 'One...
  • Beck teases the release of a new album in 2017

    Beck teases the release of a new album in 2017

    The rumor mill is churning away with who might drop an album in  2017, and one such rumor has just been seemingly confirmed: Beck. The long-awaited follow up to the GRAMMY winning artist's hit Morning Phase has been hinted at since 2015, and the release has chronically been moved forwards ever since...
  • No Turning Back release two songs from upcoming album 'No Time To Waste'

    No Turning Back release two songs from upcoming album 'No Time To Waste'

    Hailing from The Netherlands, hardcore punk band No Turning Back have been seen touring the world with bands such as Terror, Full Blown Chaos, and Down To Nothing since the release of their 2003 debut album Revenge Is a Right. 2017 marks the band's 20 year anniversary, and they're celebrating with...
  • Pentatonix tops Billboard 200 with 'Christmas' album

    Pentatonix tops Billboard 200 with 'Christmas' album

    Pentatonix has climbed to the top of the U.S. charts with their latest release A Pentatonix Christmas, which hit shelves on Oct. 21 via RCA. The two-time Grammy winner's 5th studio album jumped from runner up spot last week to No. 1 for the week ending Dec. 22 on the Billboard 200. Billboard reports...
  • Svart Crown announce new album 'Abreaction'

    Svart Crown announce new album 'Abreaction'

    Hailing from France, death metal outfit Svart Crown have been one of the leading metal acts in their country since forming back in 2004. Over the years, the outfit have toured Europe and North America with acts such as Nile, Ex Deo, and Deicide. After six years and three studio albums on Listenable...
  • Ty Segall will be auctioning rare test pressings for three of his albums in the name of charity for three different organizations. 

    Ty Segall will auction off test pressings of his albums for charity

    With all the nonsense that’s happened in 2016, it’s important to remember that there are still a lot of was to give back and help make the world a better place through music, especially around the holidays. Garage rocker Ty Segall is hoping to do just that, by auctioning off personal test pressings...
  • According to Grammy Awards' producer, fans should expect to see both Beyoncé and Adele perform at the event in February. 

    Adele & Beyoncé 2017 Grammy performances confirmed in recent interview

    The holidays have everyone in the musically festive mood at the moment. Don’t forget however, that once the clock turns midnight next week on December 31, the holiday season will make the celebratory and overly-tanned transition into awards season, and in the music biz, there’s no bigger awards in...
  • Early Beatles concert promoter Sam Leach passes away

    Early Beatles concert promoter Sam Leach passes away

    Sam Leach, who put The Beatles on stage many times in their pre-fame days as a concert promoter, died Dec. 21 after a lengthy illness. His daughter, Samantha, announced the news Wednesday on Facebook. “Our dad passed away this morning peacefully in the arms of my sister and brother. Although we knew...
  • The Beatles announced Dec. 20 they passed the 2 billion mark in music streaming. 

    The Beatles surpass 2 billion mark in music streaming

    Ringo Starr tweeted Dec. 20 that The Beatles have now passed the 2 billion mark in online streamed music. “The Beatles music has streamed 2 billion times. Wow. Peace and love,” his @ringostarrmusic Twitter account announced at roughly 3 p.m. ET. The figure was confirmed by a spokesman for Universal...
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    Interview with jazz singer Joelle Lurie, creator of new ‘Night & Day’ album for kids

    Jazz singer Joelle Lurie is best known as the lead of the group Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio, who will soon be debuting JoJo & The Pinecones, her new band that boasts a unique approach to modern jazz. Their family-friendly first album, Night & Day, will be released on January 20, 2017 and...
  • White Lies announce 2017 North American tour

    White Lies announce 2017 North American tour

    Returning to North American shores for the first time since 2014, White Lies have announced via their Facebook page tour dates for Feb. 2017. The band's jaunt will kick off at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on Feb. 1, hitting major stops in such cities as New York City, Boston, and Chicago, as well...
  • Best indie / college rock bands 2000s

    Best indie / college rock bands 2000s

    The 2000s were widely known for being the revival of indie, and the decade spawned some of the best bands to hit the scene in decades, and perhaps for many years to come. Indie in the 2000s was more than a genre or just a moniker for bands not signed to major labels; for many, it was a way of life...
  • Interview: RUUMER discusses their infectious new single, "HEELS"

    Interview: RUUMER discusses their infectious new single, "HEELS"

    Sisters Melissa and Jessica Labbadia are celebrating a rebirth. The duo, formerly known as L2 and their club hits “Insomnia” and “Boys Or Girls” has remerged as RUUMER with an infectious new track, “HEELS”. Co-written and produced by SmarterChild (Melanie Martinez, Krewella, Niykee Heaton), “HEELS...
  • Cherub & The Floozies reveal dates for their 'Your Girlfriend Already Bought Tickets' tour

    Cherub & The Floozies reveal dates for their 'Your Girlfriend Already Bought Tickets' tour

    Every frat boy's favorite pop duo, Cherub, have just released the dates for a co-headlining tour with electro duo The Floozies, which will be coming to a city near you starting February 2017. The "Your Girlfriend Already Bought Tickets" Tour will feature rapper ProbCause and DJ Freddy Todd mixing up...
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