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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Hunter Hayes live

    Fans were thrilled to have multi-genre singer Hunter Hayes return to the Rialto stage after many years on May 21. Hayes was a young boy then and he has returned as a man. The packed house demonstrates that his fan base is predominantly young women, but not exclusively. The ‘Closer To You’ tour is in...
  • 5 best Gryffin music videos

    5 best Gryffin music videos

    Coming off of one of the most notable sets of Coachella 2019, Dan Griffith, better known by his stage name, Gryffin, is quickly becoming one of the most prominent figures in electronic dance music today. Growing up, Griffith was a classicly-trained pianist who took up guitar at an early age. Later...
  • 7 sports games we hope are announced at E3 2019

    7 sports games we hope are announced at E3 2019

    Sports games have been around since the Atari days allowing fans the chance to virtually jump in the game with their favorite players. Few sports have remained untouched in the gaming world and with E3 2019 just around the corner, we at AXS wanted to take a nostalgic look at some games we want to...
  • 5 best Mumford & Sons lyrics

    5 best Mumford & Sons lyrics

    British folk-rock band Mumford & Sons has become a staple to the music scene since emerging in 2009 with a style all their own. The band became known for using banjos intertwined with rock and since then, they have evolved ditching the banjos for more anthemic sounds. With four studio albums...
  • 5 best Old Dominion music videos

    5 best Old Dominion music videos

    Old Dominion is on their way to becoming the next best thing in country music. After writing songs for fellow country artists Chris Young, The Band Perry and Tyler Farr, it was time for the group to rise to prominence. After receiving the "Best New Group" award at the Academy of Country Music Awards...
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    Photos: Best moments from 2019 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, weekend 1

    The 50th year of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival started later in the day due to a massive storm Thursday morning on April 25. A little rain and some mud were not going to keep the spectacular show from going on. Late in the afternoon, the rain had subsided and the weather was picture...
  • 5 best Dillon Francis music videos

    5 best Dillon Francis music videos

    It's hard to have a party without someone throwing on some Dillon Francis. The Los Angeles producer has been lighting up festivals with tracks such as "Get Low," "Coming Over," and "Set Me Free."  With his sophomore studio album Wut Wut, Francis finds himself collaborating with numerous Latin...
  • 5 reasons we love NCT 127

    5 reasons we love NCT 127

    South Korean superstars NCT 127 hit the music landscape with their Billboard World Albums Chart Top 10 debut EP NCT #127 in 2016. The collection peaked at No. 2 on the chart, while topping the Gaon Chart in Korea. A stream of EPs followed, along with three studio albums and a string of hit singles...
  • The 11 best sports video games of all time

    The 11 best sports video games of all time

    There's nothing like pulling off the win when the decks are lined up against you. That sweet victory that follows when you serve defeat to rivals in their own game. Nothing beats continuously owning your best friend over and over and over again because they are not allowed to beat you in your...
  • 5 things you didn't know about The Mavericks

    5 things you didn't know about The Mavericks

    The Mavericks have spent decades entertaining music fans around the country. Yet the band has a history as quirky as any of their songs. They've been through a lot since they formed in 1989, including several things that audiences might have missed. But AXS has pulled together some intriguing facts...
  • 5 reasons to see Health live

    5 reasons to see Health live

    It has been nearly 4 years since HEALTH last set foot on stage in the Bay Area, the fact that they just dropped their latest album Vol 4: Slaves of Fear gave them a perfect reason to kick off a new tour. Testing out their new material over seas, HEALTH set off on a massive four part European tour...
  • 7 hidden gems in The Mavericks discography

    7 hidden gems in The Mavericks discography

    The Mavericks stand out on the vast musical landscape for many reasons. Perhaps the biggest, though, is that they don’t pigeonhole themselves into a single genre box. Instead, they blend elements of neotraditional country, Latin, rockabilly, Americana and more. The Mavericks consists of lead...
  • 5 reasons to see Less Than Jake live

    5 reasons to see Less Than Jake live

    Most '90s ska-punk bands have disbanded due to the genre falling out of the public eye, but Less Than Jake continues to forge forward. Their continued popularity is due to a hectic tour schedule -- over 100 dates per year -- and arguably the most energetic live show in the industry. Here's a look at...
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    5 reasons to see Ice Cube live

    Rapper and silver screen star Ice Cube has returned to the concert stage for a handful of cherry-picked tour dates, including the newly announced Louder Than Life 2019 lineup. The award-winning lyricist, producer, actor and director began his music career nearly 30 years ago with iconic rap group N...
  • Pipe Bueno

    Interview: Pipe Bueno talks mixing ranchera with reggaeton music & new single 'Cupido Falló'

    Colombian crooner Pipe Bueno is shaking up the Latin music scene in an unheard of way. He's making himself known on both the ranchera and reggaeton music fronts thanks to his unique sound that blends both genres. Over the past 10 years, Bueno has worked with reggaetoneros like Maluma, J Balvin and...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Bad Bunny

    5 things you didn't know about Bad Bunny

    Bad Bunny is known as one of the hottest independent artists in trap music today. As a songwriter and producer, he finds inspiration to write his original music from moments of experiencing the simple things in life. In his life off stage, he values his privacy. On the stage, he is larger than life...
  • Best songs about May

    Best songs about May

    The month of May is notable for Cinco de Mayo, Earth Day, National Teachers Day and family celebrations on Mother’s Day. It is a month that culminates the transition from spring to the first day of summer. There are a number of unique songs that celebrate  May in all of its splendor. Here are 11 of...
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    5 reasons to see Old Dominion live

    After a two-week spring break, Old Dominion’s Make It Sweet Tour resumed in Madison, Wisconsin, at the Alliant Energy Center on March 28.  Lead singer Matthew Ramsey was excited to return to the stage, given it was his first time back on “two feet” following his recent leg surgery. He took every...
  • Jencarlos Canela

    Interview: JEN talks new single 'Irremplazable,' playing Jesus Christ & 'Grand Hotel' TV show

    Cuban-American artist JEN, whose full name is Jencarlos Canela, released his new single "Irremplazable." His career in the industry spans almost 20 years as one of Latin music's most versatile acts. Along with singing and writing his own songs, he also has a history with acting in telenovelas (Latin...
  • Mau y Ricky

    Interview: Mau y Ricky talk new single 'Perdóname,' debut album and moving from songwriters to superstars

    Venezuelan-born duo Mau y Ricky are continuing their journey from writing songs for other artists to becoming superstars in their own right. Last year, Mauricio "Mau" Montaner and Ricardo "Ricky" Montaner, Jr. lived the best of both worlds, scoring hits as songwriters and as Mau y Ricky. Their music...
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