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  • Of Montreal announces fall tour dates

    Of Montreal announces fall tour dates

    The fall tour announcements keep on coming, and this time it's indie band Of Montreal. The tour kicks off in late October and runs through mid-November, with stops in Englewood, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS, with prices starting at just $20. Of Montreal is...
  • 5 reasons to see Sublime with Rome live

    5 reasons to see Sublime with Rome live

    Sublime with Rome came of age in the heyday of American ska punk, with Rome Ramirez keeping the band's flame burning bright after Bradley Nowell's untimely death in 1996. They are now widely viewed as one of the premier reggae rock acts in the world. Here's a look at five reasons why Sublime with...
  • Chance the Rapper's "Come Back, Barack" gets Emmy nomination

    Chance the Rapper's "Come Back, Barack" gets Emmy nomination

    The Emmy nominations hit this week for the best in television over the last year and Chance the Rapper picked up a nomination for himself. The nomination was for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics and the song was "Come Back Barack." The song was performed by Chance the Rapper during a...
  • 5 reasons Great South Bay is Long Island's best festival experience

    5 reasons Great South Bay is Long Island's best festival experience

    After a dozen years in the game, it's now safe to say the Great South Bay Music Festival is Long Island's premier multi-day summertime concert experience. Here's a look at five reasons why the fest has taken Long Island by storm: 5. Waterfront location With Patchogue's Shorefront Park playing host...
  • Steve Aoki Launches New Pizza Delivery Restaurant 'Pizzaoki'

    Steve Aoki Launches New Pizza Delivery Restaurant 'Pizzaoki'

    Everyone loves a good pun but it takes a creative genius like Steve Aoki to capitalize on it. The EDM producer has announced that he is launching his own pizza chain and has called it Pizzaoki. Pizzaoki will offer delivery services and the pizzas he sells will come with names from his albums. Yes...
  • Glass Animals tour canceled after drummer hit by truck

    Glass Animals tour canceled after drummer hit by truck

    Glass Animals was in the middle of a tour of the United States when an accident resulted in the cancelation of their tour. Drummer Joe Seaward was cycling in Dublin when a truck struck him, causing a broken leg and a fractured skull. The alternative pop band canceled the rest of their dates, which...
  • Ben Stiller's band Capital Punishment to reissue first album

    Ben Stiller's band Capital Punishment to reissue first album

    Most of the world knows Ben Stiller as a successful comedy actor. Th 52-year-old has credits in movies ranging from Zoolander and Tropic Thunder to Reality Bites and  Night at the Museum. However, before he was a popular movie star, Stiller was the drummer in a punk band called Capital Punishment...
  • Interview: Stewart Copeland on making documentaries and what to expect during Classic Rock Week

    Interview: Stewart Copeland on making documentaries and what to expect during Classic Rock Week

    HDNET is bringing classic rock fans a powerful lineup of documentaries for an entire week, beginning July 16. The week of rockumentaries will be hosted by Stewart Copeland, former drummer of The Police.  Kicking off the Classic Rock Week will be The Police's own rockumentary, "Everyone Stares: The...
  • Interview: Plain White T’s Tom Higgenson and Tim Lopez discuss the band’s new album, ‘Parallel Universe’

    Interview: Plain White T’s Tom Higgenson and Tim Lopez discuss the band’s new album, ‘Parallel Universe’

    For Parallel Universe, the highly-anticipated eighth studio album from the Plain White T’s, the band decided to explore a deeper sonic landscape. Still present are the band's radio-friendly melodies and singer Tom Higgenson's signature vocals,  but the songs themselves have been tastefully enriched...
  • We Were Promised Jetpacks touring North America and Europe this fall

    We Were Promised Jetpacks touring North America and Europe this fall

    There was a time, in the not-so-distant past, that the human race was promised jetpacks. That future hasn’t arrived (yet), but, at least music fans are able to enjoy the talents of We Were Promised Jetpacks, the band, who has giving indie rock fans more than a whiff of a future of flying over...
  • Listen: Zander conjures up endless summer vibes with 'Sunshine State of Mind' EP

    Listen: Zander conjures up endless summer vibes with 'Sunshine State of Mind' EP

    Miami Beach musician Zander wants to put listeners in a Sunshine State of mind. Literally, that’s exactly what he’s aiming for in his new EP, which was released in late June. Sunshine State of Mind hit all of the tropical sounds that South Florida is known for. It’s like he went to every...
  • Toro y Moi 'Outer Peace Tour' embarks fall 2018

    Toro y Moi 'Outer Peace Tour' embarks fall 2018

    It seems like everyone is on the “chillwave” these days. The genre is a young pup on the EDM scene, having just came out of the underground in the late 2000s, and with it, bringing a new wave of artists who have ridden this retro-pop wave to prominence within the modern musical landscape. Toro y Moi...
  • Listen: Martin Jensen teams up with Olivia Holt for '16 Steps'

    Listen: Martin Jensen teams up with Olivia Holt for '16 Steps'

    Ever since he broke through the EDM ceiling with “Solo Dance,” Martin Jensen’s star power has never stopped rising. The same year “Solo Dance” broke out of the box and became a hit an across the board smash, Jensen cracked the “100 Best DJs In the World” list by DJ Magazine and has become an in...
  • Review: New DVD/CD is only The Rolling Stones – and just great rock 'n' roll

    Review: New DVD/CD is only The Rolling Stones – and just great rock 'n' roll

    The Rolling Stones' newest entry in their From the Vault series, The Rolling Stones: No Security. San Jose '99, out on the streets July 13, is a back-to-basics concert release that finds the band performing a real stand-out show. The concert, available in various configurations of video and audio on...
  • REZZ 'Certain Kind of Magic' Tour embarks for fall 2018

    REZZ 'Certain Kind of Magic' Tour embarks for fall 2018

    Rezz has been on the scene for only three years, but she is already considered a DJ on the rise. Rezz (b. Isabelle Rezazadeh) has always had an affection for Djing. Born and raised in Niagara Falls, Canada, one could always find Rezz at a music festival. Her love for festivals even got her fired...
  • The National 'Sleep Well Beast' Tour Dates Announced for fall 2018

    The National 'Sleep Well Beast' Tour Dates Announced for fall 2018

    Cincinnati, Ohio has created its fair share of legendary artists and bands who have made a huge impact on music. From funk to rock, the Queen City of the Midwest has played its part in shaping music history and continues to do so to this very day with The National. The origins of the band go back to...
  • Japanese Breakfast announces North American tour dates for fall 2018

    Japanese Breakfast announces North American tour dates for fall 2018

    Her government name is Michelle Zauner, but many know her best as Japanese Breakfast. She is a one-woman tour de force of indie music, and her sound is often on the cutting edge of the pop universe. Zauner has always been one step ahead of her contemporaries, as prior to starting Japanese Breakfast...
  • XO Music Festival starring Ludacris, T.I., Fabolous is canceled amid conflicting stories

    XO Music Festival starring Ludacris, T.I., Fabolous is canceled amid conflicting stories

    The inaugural XO Music Festival was scheduled to take place July 13-15, 2018, at Contra Costa County Event Park (formerly the Fairgrounds) in Antioch, California, but the event has been canceled. The event's promoter, World Class Entertainment, blames low ticket sales, but Contra Costa Event Park...
  • Del the Funky Homosapien Falls Off Stage During Gorillaz Performance

    Del the Funky Homosapien Falls Off Stage During Gorillaz Performance

    Gorillaz had to cut their recent performance at Denmark’s Roskilde Festival short when rapper Del The Funky Homosapien fell from the stage during the group’s last song, “Clint Eastwood,” as Rolling Stone reported. Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn cut the music on the song when it became apparent that...
  • Ariana Grande on the cover of Elle's August 2018 issue

    Ariana Grande opens up about Manchester tragedy in Elle interview; new 'Sweetener' song titles revealed

    Ariana Grande is on the cover of Elle's August 2018 issue, where she gives a revealing interview that incudes her candid thoughts on the tragic massacre that happened at her 2017 concert in Manchester, England. The issue, which arrives on newsstands on July 24, uses Grande's song "God Is a Woman" as...
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