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  • Bon Iver adds headlining tour dates leading up to Coachella 2017

    Bon Iver adds headlining tour dates leading up to Coachella 2017

    Fans of Bon Iver now have more options when it comes to seeing them perform live in 2017. Bon Iver are taking their show on the road with several dates leading up to Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2017 with stops in Denver on Tuesday, April 11, at 1STBANK Center and in Las Vegas on...
  • Amy Harris

    Photos: Sister Hazel hosts Rock Boat XVII

    Sister Hazel recently hosted Rock Boat XVII, which set sail Feb. 10-15 from the Port of Tampa to Belize and Costa Maya, Mexico. Thousands of fans were onboard the Norwegian Jade to see Sister Hazel, who were also joined by Better than Ezra, Matt Nathanson, Red Wanting Blue and dozens of alternative...
  • Pharrell, Lil Wayne, Solange, Kimbra, and 21 Savage lead the way for the 10th annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia this June. 

    Pharrell, Lil Wayne, and Solange lead 10th annual Roots Picnic lineup

    The Roots Picnic may not be the biggest annual music festival in the U.S. each year, but when it comes to curating an urban-based lineup with some alternative and indie names also thrown in the mix,  there are very few events in music that do it better. On Monday morning the lineup was revealed for...
  • Iconic 80s punk band, Dead Kennedys, were pretty close to reuniting at Riot Fest in Chicago this September. 

    Dead Kennedys turn down reunion gig at Riot Fest, remaining 100 percent punk

    Nostalgia acts have become a money-making, ticket selling staple at major music festivals in recent years. From the return of Guns N' Roses and Outkast, to LCD Soundsystem and The Misfits each making their own return to the stage in 2016, promoters of mainstream music festivals have been able to...
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    Worldwide fans unite in making seventh 70000 Tons of Metal headbanging success

    The 70000 Tons of Metal cruise has sold out all seven years of its existence, necessitating a bigger ship to accommodate an extra 1,000 passengers and 20 bands from its inception in 2011. A large reason is the people from what this year amounted to a record-breaking 74 countries. Such lofty status...
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    Labadee provides bodaciously beautiful backdrop for 70000 Tons of Metal trek to Haiti

    The trek down flights of stairs and through corridors that would eventually lead to a brief departure from Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas gave way to a breathtaking view before both feet were even off the boat. Plush green forests, rock formations and crystal waters were already coming...
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    70000 Tons of Metal spotlight: Arch Enemy

    Any skepticism that may have still existed in the minds of Arch Enemy fans when former vocalist Angela Gossow departed and gave way to Alissa White-Gluz in 2014 was put to rest in a big way aboard the seventh annual 70000 Tons of Metal cruise. Of course, many of those fans from 74 nations on the...
  • Arch Enemy premieres, discusses forthcoming DVD on board 70000 Tons of Metal

    Arch Enemy premieres, discusses forthcoming DVD on board 70000 Tons of Metal

    Although 3,000 passengers from 74 countries had a backstage pass for four days aboard the seventh annual 70000 Tons of Metal cruise, one unique event was off limits to fans. Until now. As one of the 61 bands on Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas from Feb. 2-6, Arch Enemy held a press...
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    70000 Tons of Metal spotlight: Testament

    As one of the original 42 artists that can say they were part of the inaugural 70000 Tons of Metal cruise in 2011, Testament is well-versed in having a grand ol' time on a ship. As one of the 61 bands that played on the seventh annual rendition Feb. 2-6 aboard Royal Caribbean's Independence of the...
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 unveils RESISTANCE

    Ultra Music Festival 2017 unveils RESISTANCE

    On Feb. 15, the world renowned music event, Ultra Music Festival announced the return of its coveted techno concept RESISTANCE as the music festival is scheduled to return to Bayfront Park, Miami on March 24, 25 and 26.  Expanding upon its RESISTANCE concept due to such well received reception...
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 reveals its phase-two lineup

    Ultra Music Festival 2017 reveals its phase-two lineup

    The highly anticipated Miami-based music event, Ultra Music Festival, recently announced the reveal of its phase-two lineup for this year's forthcoming edition, which is scheduled take place on: Friday March 24, Saturday March 25, and Sunday March 26 in Bayfront Park. The music event, which...
  • Radiohead

    Radiohead release studio footage from their 'A Moon Shaped Pool' sessions

    Thanks to English producer Nigel Godrich, we have some new Radiohead footage to share with you! The new video comes courtesy of Radiohead's recording sessions from A Moon Shaped Pool  which Nigel Godrich shared to the world via a tweet from his personal Twitter account featuring the track "Ful Stop...
  • Soulquarius is bringing '90s nostalgia to The Observatory Grounds on Sat. Feb 18, rain or shine. Set times below.

    Soulquarius debut R&B festival Feb. 18 line-up announced

    The Soulquarius R&B jam is about to heat things up in Orange County this weekend, rain or shine. Tomorrow’s set times for the Feb. 18 show at the Observatory Grounds have been announced. The list is below. To stay up-to-date and make sure you don’t skip a beat while you’re on the scene, you can...
  • L Festival 2017 expand their lineup with the addition of Alejandro Fernandez and Jesse & Joy

    L Festival 2017 expand their lineup with the addition of Alejandro Fernandez and Jesse & Joy

    One of the country’s biggest Latin music & cultural festivals just added two amazing acts to make the weekend even more special! L Festival has added both "El Potrillo" Alejandro Fernandez and GRAMMY-winners Jesse & Joy to their lineup which already boasts some of the biggest Latin acts...
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    70000 Tons of Metal spotlight: Anthrax

    As the first band officially announced last summer to commit to the seventh annual 70000 Tons of Metal cruise, Anthrax's inclusion figured to make this year's voyage the biggest one yet. As the first Big 4 band ever to perform on the ship, Anthrax may have also given Metallica, Megadeth and Slayer...
  • Little Dragon announces North American tour dates

    Little Dragon announces North American tour dates

    Little Dragon, the soulful synth-pop quartet from Sweden recently announced their first North American tour dates since 2015. Their first stop will be at Pappy and Harriet's in Pioneertown, CA in preparation for their highly anticipated performance at Coachella Music Festival the next day. Some...
  • The first Johnny Cash Heritage Festival will take place at his hometown in Arkansas

    The first Johnny Cash Heritage Festival will take place at his hometown in Arkansas

    A festival is planned to take place in Johnny Cash's boyhood hometown in Arkansas for Oct. 2017. The Johnny Cash Heritage Festival will take place in an Arkansas field where Cash previously worked as a youth picking cotton. The field is adjacent to Johnny Cash's restored boyhood home in Dyess...
  • Chattanooga's Riverbend announces headliners

    Chattanooga's Riverbend announces headliners

    Every summer over half a million people hit the streets of downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee to enjoy great music and fabulous food, with the breathtaking view of America’s Scenic City glowing in the background. Riverbend 2017 will take place over eight days, offering five stages with more than 10...
  • Stephen Marley introduces annual Kaya Fest

    Stephen Marley introduces annual Kaya Fest

    Reggae artist Stephen "Raggamuffin" Marley wants to shine a positive light on kaya (Jamaican slang for marijuana) using the tools he knows best: music, art, and community. The six-time Grammy award winner (and son of Bob) has masterminded a brand new festival in Miami, described as "A Concert...
  • FPSF reveals 2017 lineup

    FPSF reveals 2017 lineup

    Now in its ninth year, Houston's Free Press Summer Fest continues to stand out with its diverse and vibrant 2017 lineup. The June 3-4 festival, which takes place at Eleanor Tinsley Park, features headliners Lorde, Flume G-Eazy, Cage The Elephant, The Shins, and Houston's very own Solange.   The...
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