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  • Emily Korn

    Firefly's final day gives 5 unforgettable moments

    Long after a festival ends, and attendees have forgotten the things like standing in line and all of the trudging along until their feet are sore, it is the special moments that only a festival can spawn which are cherished forever. The final day of Firefly brought a series of these perfect moments...
  • Emily Korn

    5 best moments from Saturday at Firefly

    Saturday at Firefly had the lineup with the biggest names in a row: powerhouses Bob Dylan, Kesha, The Weeknd and Chance the Rapper provided a solid set of music for the entire evening. While Dylan's set may not have appealed to the audience targeted by the latter three, he offered a pleasant...
  • Original Woodstock location to receive historic national recognition

    Original Woodstock location to receive historic national recognition

    It’s hard to believe that in an era where music fans are now presented with more festivals than they know what to do with, the mother of all pop music events in Woodstock is almost 50 years old. The famous festival that took place over three muddy days in Bethel, NY has since become one of...
  • Music Tastes Good 2017 announces lineup: Ween and Sleater-Kinney to headline

    Music Tastes Good 2017 announces lineup: Ween and Sleater-Kinney to headline

    Music Tastes Good, one of the best new festivals in recent memory, is back with their 2017 lineup and it is killer. Headlining the two-day event are avant-garde jam masters Ween along with pioneering trio Sleater-Kinney. Joining these two are even more diverse and talented acts, like soul master...
  • From food to fandom, your complete guide to Carolina Rebellion 2017

    From food to fandom, your complete guide to Carolina Rebellion 2017

    Approaching faster than a breakneck guitar riff, Carolina Rebellion is almost upon us. Bags are packed, accommodations booked and your ‘call-in-sick-to-work Friday’ script is overly rehearsed. With the leg work done, you’re set to revel in the three-day rockgasm that is Carolina Rebellion.   Wait...
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    Momentous hometown reunion for The Union Underground at SiestaFest

    It's not often a group with one full-length album to its credit could be so revered by a certain segment of metalheads. Especially when that disc came out 17 years ago and the band has been dormant for much of the time since. The catch-22 with such acts that do choose to return, eventually, is the...
  • Jay Nanda / AXS.com

    Skillet cook up rockin' good time at 101st Fiesta Oyster Bake

    The Fiesta Oyster Bake has been a part of San Antonio lore for more than a century for a variety of reasons: food, drinking, partying and carnivals accompanied by the soundtrack of various genres. The 101st version last Saturday at St. Mary's University, the annual kickoff shindig to the Alamo City...
  • In This Moment - pictured here performing at House of Blues Myrtle Beach on July 3, 2016 - is among the Carolina Rebellion 2017 lineup, at C

    5 must-see bands at Carolina Rebellion 2017

    The final countdown to Carolina Rebellion 2017 - part of the World’s Loudest Month concert series - is upon us. For three days, fans will revel in the sights and sounds of more than 60 of the hottest, heaviest and most definitive rock bands. Soundgarden, Def Leppard and Avenged Sevenfold will...
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    Complete 2017 Carolina Rebellion set times and lineup

    Get ready to rock – the band set times for Carolina Rebellion 2017 have been released. The Mid-Atlantic’s biggest rock festival, Carolina Rebellion comprises three days of performances, featuring more than 60 bands playing four different stages. While navigating those logistics at the massive fest...
  • Jay Nanda / AXS.com

    'Killthrax' cohorts and support acts rock Texas Independence Fest to its core

    Throughout his musical career, Adam Dutkiewicz has held several titles: Killswitch Engage guitarist and album producer. A producer of many other bands. And the unlikeliest of them all -- $50,000 showcase winner on "The Price is Right."   On Saturday night in Austin, the man they simply call...
  • Interview: 'Into the Pit' with Anthrax's Joey Belladonna & Jon Donais

    Interview: 'Into the Pit' with Anthrax's Joey Belladonna & Jon Donais

    Fresh off becoming the first Big 4 band of thrash metal to take part in the seventh annual 70000 Tons of Metal cruise in February, plus a subsequent tour of Europe, it's already been a whirlwind 2017 for Anthrax. Still touring in support of the 2016 release of For All Kings, Anthrax has since...
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    SXSW Interview: Meet newest member of Spoon, Gerardo Larios

    Today, Austin indie rockers Spoon dropped their ninth studio release, Hot Thoughts in stores and online everywhere. The record is a great listen. We encourage you to pick up a copy or stream it on Spotify. Spoon has been working non-stop during SXSW, hosting a four-night residency at the old Emo's...
  • SXSW 2017: Top five parties to check out in Austin

    SXSW 2017: Top five parties to check out in Austin

    Much has been made of how brands have scaled back for the mammoth South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) in 2017, which begins March 13. Companies that have had a large presence at past events have indeed pared the size of their activations. Spotify, Fader and others have announced smaller events...
  • Lollapooza Paris announces impressive 2017 festival lineup

    Lollapooza Paris announces impressive 2017 festival lineup

    On Jan. 17, the organizers behind the inaugural Lollapalooza Paris festival announced the lineup for the 2017 show and it’s a stacked bill, to say the least. The event’s eclectic headlining acts include alt-rock legends Red Hot Chili Peppers, R&B superstar The Weeknd, modern rock titans Imagine...
  • Frank Ocean to headline Sasquatch Music Festival 2017

    Frank Ocean to headline Sasquatch Music Festival 2017

    For the first time in three years Frank Ocean is preparing to perform live in concert. One of his first shows back from the long hiatus will take place at the 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival. The annual festival is set to happen May 26, 27, & 28 in Quincy, Wash., and early bird tickets are on...
  • Jay Nanda / AXS.com

    Texas Revolution Fest spotlight: Unearth

    Not many metalcore bands can say they've been around since before the turn of the century, let alone without a hiatus. Despite a revolving door of drummers who sometimes had to  be replaced on tour, Unearth members continue to survive the scene and any obstacle thrown their way.  The group, out of...
  • Jay Nanda / AXS.com

    Texas Revolution Fest spotlight: Crowbar

    Of the 28 Texas Revolution Fest bands that played on Oct. 22 in Austin, one received more shout-outs and kudos on stage from its peers than the others combined. Only one band's performance was enough to have a side-stage audience consisting of Hatebreed guitarist Frank Novinec and Unearth guitarist...
  • Jay Nanda / AXS.com

    Texas Revolution Fest spotlight: Hatebreed

    Bestowed the honor of headlining a 28-band, 12-hour heavy metal festival, Hatebreed was the only artist afforded 60 minutes to punish its audience. Yet all vocalist Jamey Jasta could think about was the fact a bulk of the crowd had its ears bleeding from half a day of bands while camped under a...
  • Jay Nanda / AXS.com

    Texas Revolution Fest spotlight: Devil You Know

    If rocking on stage ends up being the way Howard Jones and his bandmates go out one day, it appears he intends to do so having a grand old time.   The vocalist of Devil You Know, known for his time in Killswitch Engage, and his new supergroup of sorts, took part in the Oct. 22 Texas...
  • Jay Nanda / AXS.com

    Texas Revolution Fest spotlight: Battlecross

    The sound remained the same, only the lead face delivering it changed. Temporarily. Such will be the way Battlecross' performance goes down in Texas Revolution Fest history.   Gone from the stage was the tie-dyed Chewbacca T-shirt wearing, hair windmilling screams of vocalist Kyle "Gumby...
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