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  • Pearl Jam raises $11 million to help end youth homelessness

    Pearl Jam raises $11 million to help end youth homelessness

    Pearl Jam has always been a band that tried to help others and looking out for those in need throughout their career in the music industry. The band's most recent actions involved working with local groups to try to end the homeless epidemic in Seattle. According to the Seattle Times, King County...
  • The Frights set out for Hypochondriac tour 2018

    The Frights set out for Hypochondriac tour 2018

    In news that should excite alternative rock fans, The Frights will be touring throughout the United States in support of their new album Hypochondriac. The group’s tour will begin later this month and will include stops in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Phoenix...
  • The Cure: Why they're your favorite band

    The Cure: Why they're your favorite band

    For 40 years, the English rock band The Cure has engaged audiences around the world with a mixture of alternative, dance, and pop sounds that keep us coming back for more. Earlier this summer, the group performed in Hyde Park for their 40th anniversary, and it was quite the show for the thousands in...
  • New Order: Why they're your favorite band

    New Order: Why they're your favorite band

    More than 38 years ago, the English rock band Joy Division lost its lead singer to suicide. Most musical groups might have folded at that point, but out of the ashes of that tragedy, New Order was born, and the music industry has been all the better for it. Today, after two studio albums as Joy...
  • Depeche Mode: Why they're your favorite band

    Depeche Mode: Why they're your favorite band

    It is incredible to believe that Depeche Mode, everyone's favorite English electronic band, formed in 1980, still sounds fresh today. The band's three core members of the group have been there from the start, and last year, Depeche Mode released its 14th studio album, Spirit. Vocalist Dave Gahan...
  • Watch: Weird Al Yankovic joins Weezer onstage to perform 'Africa'

    Watch: Weird Al Yankovic joins Weezer onstage to perform 'Africa'

    When Weezer released their cover of Toto's "Africa," it put the successful alt-rock band back in the news. The song, a staple from the '80s pop-rock scene, was polarizing but many people really love Weezer's version. "Africa" is the biggest hit for Weezer in many years and was the first song by the...
  • Saints of Valory announce Escapades tour

    Saints of Valory announce Escapades tour

    The Saints of Valory began their life in Rio de Janeiro, but it was in the Live Music Capital of the world where this band really fine-tuned their craft. The band, made up of Stephen Buckle (keyboards/vocals), Gavin Jasper (lead vocals/bass), and Godfrey Thomson (guitar vocals) has taken their time...
  • 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...
  • The Chills release two new songs and announce September album 'Snow Bound'

    The Chills release two new songs and announce September album 'Snow Bound'

    New Zealand rock band The Chills has a brand-new album coming in September and they just released the first two new songs from the LP. The album is titled Snow Bound and will be out on Sept. 14 and the two new songs are "Complex" and "Lord of All I Survey." Snow Bound is just the seventh album for...
  • Photo by Steff Reed, used with permission

    Interview: Steff Reed and 'The Power of Love Experience'

    Award-winning songwriter, producer, and artist Steff Reed will release his soulful and timely album, The Power of Love Experience, on July 6. The project is at once emotive and thought-provoking, inspiring the listener to open their mind and their heart. In our conversation with Steff Reed three...
  • Next up on the AXS Patio Sessions: Xavier Rudd

    Next up on the AXS Patio Sessions: Xavier Rudd

    Folk rock artist Xavier Rudd recently just released his newest album Storm Boy in May, and the Australian singer/songwriter is making his way to the AXS Patio Sessions to perform his new songs. Streaming on AXS' Facebook Friday, June 22 at 4pm PST, Rudd is hitting the patio to serenade those who...
  • Primus side project Beanpole releasing rare recordings in August

    Primus side project Beanpole releasing rare recordings in August

    Rock Fans will get a chance to hear more original Beanpole music featuring band mates from Primus and the Spent Poets. As a side project of Primus, the new Beanpole recordings are scheduled to come out during the late summer of 2018. The Beanpole project became a phenomenon as an avant garde...
  • Watch: Portugal. The Man discuss how everyone knows their song, but not them

    Watch: Portugal. The Man discuss how everyone knows their song, but not them

    Portugal. The Man have been a band since 2004, but it was just in 2017 when they blew up with their song "Feel It Still" that put them on the map. "We have been a band for a long time—it's an extremely long overnight success," Zachary Carothers of Portugal. The Man told AXS during the band's tour...
  • EDEN announces new batch of Vertigo World Tour dates

    EDEN announces new batch of Vertigo World Tour dates

    Irish multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter EDEN has been on the road touring the world in support of his album Vertigo and has announced an additional leg of touring. The first leg of the tour is already underway in North America before it hits Europe then Oceania. The following part of the tour...
  • InCuya Music Festival coming to Cleveland with New Order, The Avett Brothers, SZA and more

    InCuya Music Festival coming to Cleveland with New Order, The Avett Brothers, SZA and more

    Earlier this year, it was announced that the people behind Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were putting together the first-ever InCuya Music Festival, a two-day music fest set for Aug. 24-25 at Malls B and C in downtown Cleveland. The initial lineup has now been announced and like the Hall of...
  • The National coming to Red Rocks with Sharon Van Etten

    The National coming to Red Rocks with Sharon Van Etten

    Indie rock torchbearers The National are coming to Red Rocks in 2018. On Monday, the Cincinnati band announced a special show at Colorado's legendary outdoor amphitheater with opener Sharon Van Etten. The show will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 9; pre-sale tickets will be available to fan club members...
  •  AXS Patio Sessions: Dez Money and the Faze talk about family, growing up in music

    AXS Patio Sessions: Dez Money and the Faze talk about family, growing up in music

    The last name of Dez Money and his siblings may sound familiar—that's because you probably know their father, Eddie Money. Now, the new generation of Money's are entering the music scene and aren't holding anything back. "The goal behind the band is just to get the music out there, have the world...
  • 2018 rock and alternative shows at Red Rocks

    2018 rock and alternative shows at Red Rocks

    While many have come to think of Red Rocks Amphitheatre as the place to see great rock concerts, it hasn’t always been that way. Before the early 60s, the venue mainly saw performances from opera singers, brass bands and orchestras. Fittingly, the first rock concert at the most famous venue in the...
  •  Sam Evian to tour US in support of 'You, Forever' this summer

    Sam Evian to tour US in support of 'You, Forever' this summer

    Two years ago, New York-based singer-songwriter Sam Evian impressed with his sensational debut album Premiere. A potent blend of country, rock and pop sonic textures, the record sounded like nothing else in the modern music landscape. Now, Evian has returned with his sophomore album, You, Forever...
  • 10 songs we hope to hear at Phoenix's five-night run at the Fonda in LA

    10 songs we hope to hear at Phoenix's five-night run at the Fonda in LA

    Phoenix has never had to rise from the ashes. They've always been hot. Formed in a creatively fertile late-90s Paris alongside peers like Daft Punk and Air, Phoenix has had a continuity of quality like few bands of their era. In fact, consistency might be the defining trait of the French four-piece...
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