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  • Florence and the Machine will replace Foo Fighters at Glastonbury

    Florence and the Machine will replace Foo Fighters at Glastonbury

    Just yesterday it was announced that the American rock band the Foo Fighters will not be able to perform their headlining slot at the 2015 Glastonbury Festival due to an extensive leg injury frontman Dave Grohl suffered over the weekend. Less than 24 hours later, the festival revealed that the...
  • The Pixies perform in Milwaukee at The Rave

    The Pixies rock steady in Milwaukee at The Rave

    The Pixies performed in Milwaukee at The Rave last Friday night, June 12, and the band gave the crowd a set of songs that spanned their career, including 5 newer songs from their 2014 album Indie Cindy and the just released track "Um Chagga Lagga." The last time The Pixies came to The Rave and...
  • Firefly Music Festival

    Five things to bring to Firefly Music Festival

    The Firefly Music Festival is just around the corner. It is time to prepare by gathering up all you will need to make your festival experience a memorable one. The number one suggestions is to pack as little as possible. That means pack what you really need and if you still have room, then pack the...
  • Pearl Jam: 5 best song lyrics or verses from the ultimate grunge band

    Pearl Jam: 5 best song lyrics or verses from the ultimate grunge band

    Pearl Jam led the grunge music movement of the 1990s with Eddie Vedder on vocals. One of many bands to come out of Seattle, Wash., Pearl Jam’s 1991 album Ten introduced mainstream music fans to grunge. In addition to Eddie Vedder on vocals, Pearl Jam’s other members include Mike McCready on lead...
  • Kristian Bush

    Sugarland's Kristian Bush to perform at Musikfest in Bethlehem, Penn this summer

    One of the cool things about Musikfest’s ten-day extravaganza in the streets of Bethlehem, PA is that it offers patrons a chance to experience some of their favorite musical artists on smaller stages. For example, in 1998 Fest goers had the opportunity to see The Dixie Chicks just as they were on...
  • Deep Purple: 5 best song lyrics from the pioneers of hard rock and heavy metal

    Deep Purple: 5 best song lyrics from the pioneers of hard rock and heavy metal

    Deep Purple has been going strong since 1968 and they show no signs of slowing down. The group is currently on their North American Tour and their next stop is Artpark in Lewiston, N.Y. From there they will head to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Tickets can be purchased on the band’s website and VIP...
  •  Kansas: 5 best song lyrics or verses from legendary progressive rock band

    Kansas: 5 best song lyrics or verses from legendary progressive rock band

    In their hometown of Topeka, Kan. four friends, Lynn Meredith, Don Montre , Dan Wright and Kerry Livegren, were part of a band named The Reasons in 1969. The band changed its name to Saratoga. They added bass player Scott Kessler and drummer Zeke Lowe to the group. In 1970 Saratoga and another band...
  • Janet Jackson announces dates for 32 city 'Unbreakable World Tour'

    Janet Jackson announces dates for 32 city 'Unbreakable World Tour'

    It’s been four years since Janet Jackson went on tour. On June 15, the multi-faceted entertainer announced the dates for her long awaited world tour which kicks off in Vancouver, British Columbia, on August 31, according to a report from the Associated Press shared by CBS News. Jackson broke the...
  • Louder Than Life 2015 promotional poster

    Louder Than Life announces lineup for 2015 festival

    The music and food festival Louder Than Life was such a success last year that it's coming back again. It was revealed today that the 2015 Louder Than Life festival will take place Oct. 3 & 4 in Louisville, Ky. at Champions Park. Headlining this year's festival will be Rob Zombie, ZZ Top, and...
  • Get ready for the 'Summer of Soul'

    Get ready for the 'Summer of Soul'

    With all the turmoil in the world today, what could be more healing than a summer filled with beautiful soul music? Well, KCRW and The Hammer Museum have just announced their new concert series, Summer of Soul, which is set to take place on Thursday night throughout July. This recurring event...
  • Ariana Grande

    Ariana Grande to perform in Philadelphia, Penn this summer

    America got its first taste of singer/actress Ariana Grande from her role as the free spirited (and often clueless) Cat Valentine in the popular Nickelodeon series, “Victorious”. The show, which ran for four seasons on the kid's channel, told the story of a group of teenaged students attending a...
  • A sad week of losses in country music

    A sad week of losses in country music

    From great happiness came even worse sadness when Rumer Rain, the newborn daughter of Randy Rogers died. She was born on June 3 at 7:29 a.m, weighing 7 lbs. and 13 oz., and measuring 20 inches long. She passed away on June 9 after a week-long battle from what was a very rare condition. A statement...
  • Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards at the Rolling Stones' concert in Perth, Australia, on October 29, 2014

    Rolling Stones heat up Orlando on Zip Code tour with She's So Cold

    On June 12, 2015, the Rolling Stones continued their Zip Code tour with a concert at Orlando Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla. According to the official Rolling Stones website, the show featured a rare performance of the song "She's So Cold," as voted for by fans. As previously reported, the Rolling...
  • Robert Plant

    Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters to perform in Philadelphia

    It's hard to believe that it's been 35 years since the breakup of Led Zeppelin, one of the most successful and influential rock bands of all time. But following the untimely death of John Bonham in 1980, vocalist Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist John Paul Jones concluded that the band...
  • PVRIS press photo

    The Slow Decline of Radio 1: PVRIS for Radio 1 Rocks

    Recently Radio 1 listeners were promised "Rock Week", a recent tradition which in previous years has provided rock music an outlet on the station. The idea is simple - all week long, resident DJs will play rock music amongst their normal lineup. It all builds up to one day - in this case, Wednesday...
  • Top 40 songs about the Moon

    Top 40 songs about the Moon

    We all have noticed the moon before, whether we were driving, camping or simply staring up at the sky. The moon is a miraculous thing, controlling the tides and, supposedly, controlling our moods. No matter what you believe, here are forty songs about the moon, from various genres, in no particular...
  • Nicki Minaj blasts ex on Twitter after he releases new song

    Nicki Minaj blasts ex on Twitter after he releases new song

    Maybe we are given too much knowledge by celebrity singer songwriters when they break up with someone from a longtime relationship. Maybe we don't want to get that much intimacy. Nicki Minaj had a bit of a Twitter temper tantrum on early Thursday morning when her ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels...
  • Eazie Da God enjoying Detroit - Photographed by Curtis Peterson at the Metro Times Best of Detroit Event

    Artist Profile: Eazie Da God

    Let's face it: People from Detroit have a little something extra. Maybe it's a little swagger. Perhaps it's a bit of attitude. You could say we know the real thing, and we can smell a phony a mile away. They say if you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere, but not often do you see...
  • Amy Winehouse 5 Best Lyrics/Verses

    Amy Winehouse's 5 Best Lyrics/Verses

    Amy Winehouse is by far one of the most prolific musicians we have seen in our century. In the wake of her passing and celebration of her documentary which will be released next month, here are the 5 best lyrics/verses from the late and great Amy. 1) You Know I'm No Good: What makes Amy so special...
  • 'New Music Fridays' to launch in July

    'New Music Fridays' to launch in July

    The day we get new music is changing. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), a trade group representing more than 1,300 international record labels, announced on June 11 that beginning July 10, its members internationally will shift to a single global Friday release date...
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