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  • Check out the cosmic surprise David Bowie left on the vinyl version of '★'

    Check out the cosmic surprise David Bowie left on the vinyl version of '★'

    Just as we all suspected, David Bowie is out traversing the galaxy and luckily for us he left a road map, or more appropriately, a star map. According to the Independent, an Imgur user made an amazing discovery on the vinyl version of David Bowie’s parting gift to his fans, “★.” And it’s a gift...
  • RIP Afeni Shakur: 2Pac's mother dead at age 69

    RIP Afeni Shakur: 2Pac's mother dead at age 69

    Afeni Shakur, activist and mother of 2Pac, has died at the age of 69, the Marin County Sheriff’s office confirmed on Twitter. Shakur was memorialized by her son in the 2Pac classic “Dear Mama” and her revolutionary spirit deeply informed her son’s work. Born Alice Williams in 1947, Afeni Shakur was...
  • Watch: Radiohead return with new animated video for 'Burn the Witch'

    Watch: Radiohead return with new animated video for 'Burn the Witch'

    It’s finally here: The season of the witch. Days after deleting their social media accounts, Radiohead has returned with “Burn the Witch,” the first single from their highly anticipated ninth studio album. Like the best of their music, the new song is moody and moving, with a pulsing string section...
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    Photos: Red Hot Chili Peppers kick off summer festival tour at Jazz Fest

    With headlining appearances at Rock on the Range, BottleRock, Lollapalooza and several international festivals, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the biggest names on the summer music festival circuit. Yesterday at Jazz Fest, RHCP kicked off their tour dates with a set full of fan favorites and a...
  • DJ Premier celebrated Prince's life and career through a touching live mix.

    DJ Premier executes touching live tribute to Prince

    Nearly everyone, both inside and outside of the music industry is mourning the loss of the iconic creative mastermind, Prince. His influential career shaped many of today's musicians and artists, and his life is being celebrated through the craft he pioneered as well as through the eyes of fans and...
  • Brand New and Modest Mouse will each perform a headlining set on July 22 in Grand Prairie, Texas.

    Top 10 songs by the band Brand New

    Brand New is a group who doesn't hold their collective tongue, instead they use their music as a running chronicle of their struggles, gains and feelings. Through their varied and prolific catalog they have not only related intimately with their fan base, but they've also created a living, breathing...
  • Commit to the Earth this summer by vaping instead of smoking

    Butt out at music festivals and keep it clean with vaping

    After years of growth in attendance and popularity, music festivals are making huge strides towards reducing their environmental impact. From incentivizing carpooling to aggressive recycling campaigns, festivals all across the world are doing their best to minimize their effect on the land and...
  • RIP Prince: Iconic singer and musician dead at age 57

    RIP Prince: Iconic singer and musician dead at age 57

    Tragic news out of Minnesota today as the iconic singer, musician and producer Prince has died at the age of 57, according to multiple reports. TMZ was the first to break the news of a fatality at Prince’s Paisley Park estate in Minnesota and the gossip site quickly followed that with a second post...
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    Check out the complete set times and lineup for week 2 of Coachella 2016

    Ever since Coachella expanded to two weekends in 2012, there’s been a debate among music fans about which weekend is better to attend. Although there’s no substitution for the surprises that come with a band’s first Coachella performance, the second weekend is usually better from a musical...
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    Matt and Kim threw a massive party on day 3 of Coachella 2016: See the photos

    Regardless of the style of music they play, certain artists are best experienced live in concert. With their joyous, celebratory set on the Coachella Stage on day three of Coachella 2016, the Brooklyn-based duo of Matt and Kim proved themselves to be a shining example of this phenomena. Combining a...
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    Photos: Appreciating Coachella through the sea of faces

    As week one of the nation's most talked about music festivals comes to an end we can revel in the faces, personalities and outfits of Coachella in anticipation for week two. In the Mojave Desert, just outside of Indio, Calif. thousands of music and art appreciators gather to relax, party and lose...
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    Don't miss out on the final day of the Coachella 2016 live stream

    Even if you can’t be at Coachella, you can still see Coachella. All weekend long, the iconic California festival has been live streaming thanks to a partnership with YouTube and T-Mobile. And we’re not talking about a low-quality stream of a small stage or DJ tent: Coachella’s YouTube page is...
  • Axl Rose confirmed he will be leading AC/DC for the remainder of tour.

    It's official: Axl Rose to lead AC/DC for remainder of tour

    Mere hours before hitting the stage at Coachella for their highly anticipated reunion, it was announced, via Rolling Stone that Guns N' Roses own front man, Axl Rose will serve as the replacement lead singer for the remainder of AC/DC's Rock or Bust tour. This doesn't come as a huge surprise as...
  • G-Eazy will be hustling to Sin City for a performance following his Coachella appearance.

    Best Bets: Country stars, rock tributes and hip-hop favorites in Vegas

    This windy weekend in the valley is blowing in all sorts of talent from all over the country. From rock and roll at its best to country music's favorites to hip-hop party starters, there is a lot of fun to be had this weekend in Las Vegas. The best concerts this weekend in Las Vegas (for ticket...
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    Ridiculous Coachella band names in one infographic

    Naming the band is one of the most difficult decisions any musician has to make. Ideally, your moniker should be memorable while also conveying something about your style, but outside of heavy metal, that’s rarely the case. Instead, it often feels like artists settle on their name arbitrarily. Be it...
  • Pogoseat

    Upgrade your concert experience with Pogoseat

    We’ve all been there: The lights dim, your favorite band takes the stage, the crowd rises to its feet...and the guy in front of you stands 6’ 5”. Thankfully for short people, there’s a new app that allows you to upgrade your seats so you can watch the band instead of the backside of a former college...
  • Parking is just one of the transportation plans that should be made before embarking on a Coachella journey.

    Coachella transportation guide

    The highly anticipated (and attended) Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is quickly approaching and in the last few moments of calm before the musical debauchery starts, planning is a good way to use idle time. At this point, it's likely that hotels have been booked and flights have been...
  • Masta Ace is dropping his newest album, The Falling Season this May.

    Masta Ace talks about his new album, his on-stage persona and creative processes

    Take a moment and think about your heroes and what makes you admire them: Mostly likely, these individuals have at least some intangibles that attract you to them, be it their strength of character, their integrity, their credibility, their creativity, or their captivating storytelling skills. In...
  • Nicole Cormier

    Las Vegas iconography and fireworks mark T-Mobile Arena's opening night

    As you approach the brand new Las Vegas venue, T-Mobile Arena situated between New York, New York and the soon to be re-branded Monte Carlo, it's easy to see that the whole experience has been expertly crafted from the moment you cross the “Brooklyn Bridge” and enter The Park. On Wednesday, April...
  • DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall

    Listen: DJ Shadow shares new song, announces first album in five years

    Few things will make you feel older than realizing that important pieces of pop culture are celebrating decades-old anniversaries. One of the major albums turning 20 this year is DJ Shadow’s monumental debut Endtroducing…, one of the defining albums of the ‘90s. Never one to work hastily (it took...
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