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  • Rock On The Range announces 2017 daily lineup

    Rock On The Range announces 2017 daily lineup

    Rock On The Range has been rockin' the socks off "Rangers" for over a decade and the Columbus, Ohio festival is gearing up for its largest and loudest round yet. Over the weekend of May 19-21, America’s premier rock festival will showcase legends of loud Metallica, Soundgarden and Korn and an...
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    70000 Tons of Metal spotlight: Amaranthe

    You have to start somewhere when there are 61 bands playing two concerts apiece aboard a cruise vessel, and Sweden's Amaranthe had the honors within an hour of the boat's departure. Chosen to christen the spacious Alhambra Theater -- and become the third group overall to play -- Amaranthe kicked off...
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    70000 Tons of Metal spotlight: Uli Jon Roth

    It's not exactly a feather in one's cap to say it's tiresome listening to a musical artist living off his prior fame. When that artist possesses the guitar wizardry, and the background, of Uli Jon Roth, hearing blasts from the past never gets old. The feathers on his Electric Sky instrument...
  • Amy Harris

    Slideshow: Check out exclusive band portraits from 70000 Tons of Metal

    The heavy metal cruise ship 70000 Tons of Metal set sail to Haiti from the port of Fort Lauderdale on Feb. 2, offering fans a chance to see over 60 bands in a uniquely intimate setting. The high seas metal festival gave 3,000 lucky passengers a chance to catch performances from their favorite...
  • FORM Arcosanti announces 2017 lineup

    FORM Arcosanti announces 2017 lineup

    For the fourth year in a row, FORM will take select guests on a transcendent journey of music, art, nature and architecture in the "arcological" desert wonderland of Acrosanti. Located between Flagstaff and Phoenix, the perennially "under construction" city will once again open its arms to socially...
  • Amy Harris

    Photos: Anthrax rocks the high seas on 70000 Tons of Metal

    Before Anthrax headed off to Europe for the Among the Kings tour this week, they set sail with 3000 other metal heads and 60 bands on 70000 Tons of Metal. 70000 Tons of Metal set sail Feb. 2 though Feb 6 out of the port of Miami headed to Labadee, Haiti on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Sea...
  • Amy Harris

    Photos: 70000 Tons of Metal 2017 sails to Labadee

    70000 Tons of Metal, the world’s original heavy metal cruise, set sail from the port of Fort Lauderdale bound for Labadee, Haiti on the Independence of the Seas Feb. 2-6. The cruise featured over 60 bands of the heaviest musical acts from all around the world. Music ranged from thrash metal to...
  • Mountain Jam released their final lineup announcement on Friday, which now includes String Cheese Incident. 

    Mountain Jam Music Festival announces finalized lineup for 2017

    As festival season gets closer and closer with each passing day, music festivals across the country are starting to finalize their lineups for this spring, summer, and fall. The most recent festival to do so is Mountain Jam Music Festival, who lockup up their 2017 lineup on Friday by announcing that...
  • High Sierra adds STS9, Andrew Bird and Snarky Puppy to 2017 lineup

    High Sierra adds STS9, Andrew Bird and Snarky Puppy to 2017 lineup

    It’s going to be quite a weekend in Quincy. The California enclave’s favorite music festival, High Sierra, has just announced another wave of performers for the annual event at Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds, June 29-July 2. Among the latest additions are STS9, Andrew Bird, Snarky Puppy, The Greyboy...
  • Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, Björk, Lorde, The xx, and Aphex Twin were all part of Fuji Rock Festival's initial 2017 lineup ann

    Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem and Björk lead first wave of artists announced for Fuji Rock Festival 2017

    Mastodon’s Troy Sanders wasn’t joking when he said in an interview recently that Queens of the Stone Age have been extremely busy writing, recording, and are about to get super busy touring the world. Well, it looks as if he was at least correct on the second half of his statement, as QOTSA are now...
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    Interview: Noise Pop founder Kevin Arnold celebrates 25 years

    The longest running independent music festival in the country, Noise Pop, celebrates a quarter of a century with it's largest haul of bands. It is also the festival's most diverse and boundary-pushing yet. Hard to believe founder Kevin Arnold originally conceived of Noise Pop as a humble 'Five Bands...
  • When We Were Young festival includes Morrissey, AFI and more

    When We Were Young festival includes Morrissey, AFI and more

    A brand new festival is counting on fans' nostalgia, yearning and romanticism for two days of emotional rock. Taking place on April 8 and 9 at the Observatory Grounds in Santa Ana, California, When We Were Young's inaugural line-up features Morrissey and many of his '90s and early aughts progeny...
  • Dreamstate San Francisco festival announces 2017 lineup

    Dreamstate San Francisco festival announces 2017 lineup

    Insomniac Events, the organizers of the Dreamstate San Francisco music festival, have announced the full lineup for the 2017 event. Headliners of the trance music fest include German DJ Paul van Dyk, Dutch producer Ferry Corsten, German-American recording artist Markus Schulz under his Dakota...
  • Here's the 2017 Bonnaroo comedy lineup

    Here's the 2017 Bonnaroo comedy lineup

    Seasoned festival-goers consider Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre a main attraction, a farmland sanctuary providing both comic and air-conditioned relief. This year's festival, taking place over the weekend of June 8-11 in Manchester, Tenn., will feature a diverse lineup of tried-and-true stars and quickly...
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    The McDowell Mountain Music Festival: Here are the best acts to catch on each day

    The 14th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival (M3F) once again will bring a superb and diverse lineup to Phoenix at Margaret T. Hance Park on Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 5. This festival is 100% nonprofit benefiting Arizona local, family-based, non-profits: Phoenix Children’s Hospital...
  • Lady Gaga Joanne 2017 World Tour

    Lady Gaga announces 2017 Joanne World Tour dates following Super Bowl LI

    What better way to wrap up one of the most epic Super Bowl halftime performances ever than to take the show on the road courtesy of a just announced World Tour! Following her set at Houston's NRG Stadium, Lady Gaga took to Twitter and made her first public declaration of concert dates around the...
  • Art Neville and George Porter Jr., original members of The Meters.

    Original members of The Meters funk band come together for two Jazz Fest shows to celebrate 50 years

    New Orleans is home to many musical styles, but it was The Meters that put the Crescent City on the map as a funk mecca. They practically put funk on the map, period. 2017 marks the band’s 50th anniversary and even though the original members have since branched off to focus on other projects...
  • Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 announces its performers

    Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 announces its performers

    With only a month away for the seventh annual Skanking Reggae Fest in California, a second show has been added and its lineup is finally revealed. The festival has featured ska-punk-reggae groups from Argentina, Mexico, the U.S. and Japan, and this year is no different. The performers for Skanking...
  • Amy Harris

    Photos: Fans take center stage on Groove Cruise Miami

    Groove Cruise Miami departed from Miami on Jan. 23 and passengers were treated to luxurious accommodations on the cruise’s largest ship to date, the Carnival Victory. Activities onboard included extraordinary dining options and a full spa and fitness center throughout the ship. Specialty restaurants...
  • Amy Harris

    Dancetronauts bring the party on deck during Groove Cruise Miami: Photos

    Groove Cruise Miami set sail from Miami to Grand Turk on Jan. 23-27. Over 70 DJs and performers were onboard, including the Dancetronaut DJs and dancers. The Dancetronauts are a traveling troupe of fun and are Groove Cruise veterans. They know how to participate in ship activities and constantly...
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