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  • Top 5 moments for the Vegas Golden Knights in 2017

    Top 5 moments for the Vegas Golden Knights in 2017

    As the calendar year comes to a close soon, it's time to take a look back at the Vegas Golden Knights and celebrate their top five moments from 2017. It's been an exciting year for the NHL's newest franchise, and it's been a thrill ride for hockey fans in Sin City, too. Already, it's hard to imagine...
  • Best funk and soul albums of 2017

    Best funk and soul albums of 2017

    When you go through the radio dial in your car, you probably don't come across a lot of funk and soul. It's unfortunate that funk and soul don't get more mainstream attention because both kinds of music have a way of getting listeners in a good mood. If funk and soul are part of your musical...
  • 10 best electronic albums of 2017

    10 best electronic albums of 2017

    In only a couple of weeks people will say goodbye to 2017, but before that happens there is still some time to look at the great tunes that have captivated music lovers this year. Electronic music fans had an earful when it came to music that either made them dance all night or got them through a...
  • 10 best pop albums of 2017

    10 best pop albums of 2017

    2017 saw dozens of big names release new albums with the female heavyweights commanding the later part of the year. From Miley Cyrus returning to her roots to Kelly Clarkson releasing her first album under a new label, the year was filled with hit after hit. With another year coming to a close, AXS...
  • Top five moments for the LA Galaxy in 2017

    Top five moments for the LA Galaxy in 2017

    The LA Galaxy might not have had the season they would have liked in 2017,  but there were still many positive signs and the future seems to be bright under the new direction of head coach Sigi Schmid. Here are the top five moments of the LA Galaxy's 2017 Major League Soccer season.  5) LA Galaxy...
  • Top 5 moments for LA Clippers in 2017

    Top 5 moments for LA Clippers in 2017

    The LA Clippers have endured a wild ride in 2017, in which injuries and personnel turnover have dominated the headlines. Here were their top five moments: 5. Gallinari chooses Clippers To help fill the void left by Chris Paul and J.J. Redick, the Clippers were able to snag prized free agent Danilo...
  • Top 5 moments for Los Angeles Lakers in 2017

    Top 5 moments for Los Angeles Lakers in 2017

    The Los Angeles Lakers experienced ups and downs in 2017. The calendar year saw the rise of promising prospects and the losing that comes with younger teams. The Lakers are on the upswing, though, as evidenced by some of their top moments. 5. Magic Johnson trades D’Angelo Russell In order to hand...
  • 5 best music videos of 2017 that we couldn't stop watching

    5 best music videos of 2017 that we couldn't stop watching

    Music videos (if they’re good) usually reflect the social climate of their time in an artistic way. In 2017 we noticed a common theme running through some of our favorite videos of the year: escapism. Whether it be through fantasy, or, on the other side of the coin, escaping back to something...
  • 10 artists to watch for in 2018

    10 artists to watch for in 2018

    A brand new year is almost upon us, and you know what that means? It means it’s time to rank the artists who could be a force to be reckoned with in 2018. The following 10 artists and bands come from every corner of the globe, every ethnicity and gender, and these great musicians are primed and...
  • Best emerging artists of 2017 we can't stop listening to

    Best emerging artists of 2017 we can't stop listening to

    2017 is coming to a close. Like any strong ending, it’s both important and fun to look back on the year that was and appreciate what we can all take away from 12 months of musical experiences. There were new albums, reunions and even those fun little surprises when a band or artist whom you’ve never...
  • AXS picks: The best albums of 2017

    AXS picks: The best albums of 2017

    2017 might have disappointed us in many ways, but music was not one of them. Many can say hip-hop reigned supreme—with releases from Kendrick Lamar, JAY-Z, Tyler, the Creator and many other heavy hitters—but the music world as a whole did not let us down. In addition to hip-hop making an impressive...
  • Best Americana albums of 2017

    Best Americana albums of 2017

    As we began the task of weeding down the two dozen or so excellent possibilities to our ten favorite Americana albums of 2017, a couple of themes emerged. The first was that the protest album, a staple of the '60s folk revival, is enjoying new life in Americana music. Many of the artists represented...
  • 5 AC/DC songs that best showcase the genius of Malcolm Young

    5 AC/DC songs that best showcase the genius of Malcolm Young

    The rock world lost one of its most underrated guitar heroes on Nov. 18 when AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young passed away at the age of 64. While overshadowed by the antics of two dynamic lead vocalists, Bon Scott and Brian Johnson, and the wild leads of brother Angus Young, Malcolm's steady...
  • 5 best Demi Lovato music videos

    5 best Demi Lovato music videos

    Grammy-nominated songstress Demi Lovato has firmly established herself as a pop/R&B force to be reckoned with. She has unapologetically marched to her own creative beat for more than a decade. She has opened herself up and candidly turned her own personal struggles with substance abuse, body...
  • Daniel Tosh’s 10 best TV moments ahead of his 7th annual 'Tosh Saves The World' show at Arlington Theatre

    Daniel Tosh’s 10 best TV moments ahead of his 7th annual 'Tosh Saves The World' show at Arlington Theatre

    Comedian Daniel Tosh knows a thing or two about making people laugh, and he’ll use his talents for another excellent cause this November. The longtime funnyman will get his humanitarian on in Santa Barbara, Calif. on Nov. 4 when he hosts his 7th Annual Tosh Saves The World Charity Show at The...
  • Nikki Jahanforouz Courtesy of Panorama Music Festival

    10 best performances from Panorama Music Festival 2017

    Panorama Music Festival powered through its second year at Randall’s Island in New York City over the weekend. Fans in attendance for three-day festival were given nothing but beautiful weather to go along with the fantastic performances at all four stages/tents all weekend long. Aside from a non...
  • Best Americana albums of 2017 so far

    Best Americana albums of 2017 so far

    With only half a year gone, 2017 is already shaping up to be a memorable one on the Americana music scene. Established stars in the genre have released new albums that solidified their place atop the Americana world while talented youngsters have staked their claim to be the next generation's answer...
  • 5 must-see acts at Merlefest 2017

    5 must-see acts at Merlefest 2017

    For 30 years, the town of Wilkesboro, NC has played host to one of the nation's best roots music festivals. Merlefest was started to honor Eddy Merle Watson, son of roots music pioneer Doc Watson, and has consistently drawn some of the best country, bluegrass, and Americana artists in the world to...
  • To help celebrate Steven Tyler's birthday, here are some of his best harmonica solos from his legendary career. 

    Celebrate Steven Tyler’s birthday with his best harmonica solos

    Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler is known and adored by millions of music fans around the world for his singing, his songwriting, his scarves, those outfits, his consistent inability to get along with Joe Perry and his pretty impressive harmonica skills. The classic rock singer turned television star will...
  • Before King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard play at Coachella next month, check out 5 of their best lyrics. 

    5 best King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard lyrics

    Psychedelic rock group King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard are riding the wave alongside other fantastic modern psych rock bands like Tame Impala as one of Australia’s hottest musical exports. Since releasing their debut album in 2010, the band has put out an astounding eleven total EPs and full...
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