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    Photos: Tears for Fears brought back early days of MTV pop

    Tears For Fears (TFF) took a detour from their summer tour with Hall and Oates to make a stop in Tucson for their own concert at AVA Amphitheater on July 20. The duo, Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, were a part of the second British invasion in the 1980s on MTV. They have sold approximately 3...
  • Phish opens up Baker's Dozen with donut flavor themed debuts,13-night residency continues

    Phish opens up Baker's Dozen with donut flavor themed debuts,13-night residency continues

    Vermont jam quartet Phish opened up their unprecedented 13-night residency at Madison Square Garden on Friday (July 21), which has been dubbed the “Baker’s Dozen.” Phish announced the run with a promo video featuring giant donuts rolling through Manhattan. Fans who bought the 13-night package...
  • J. Roddy Walston and the Business heading out on tour including a stop at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg

    J. Roddy Walston and the Business heading out on tour including a stop at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg

    J Roddy Walston and the Business will be getting down to, well...business, at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn on Aug. 22 for their upcoming tour. The tour also includes appearances in major markets like Detroit, Denver, Los Angeles, Seattle and more. The tour gets underway in the band’s...
  • Video: Fafalios' bass mastery highlights Punchline's Webster Hall show

    Video: Fafalios' bass mastery highlights Punchline's Webster Hall show

    Punchline celebrated 20 years as a band with a breathtaking 17-song set on July 21 in The Studio at Webster Hall -- an iconic New York City venue that will be closing down next month. The Pittsburgh-based quartet bid farewell to the establishment with a sizzling 90 minute performance that included...
  • Seal appears in hilarious promo for Discovery Channel's Shark Week

    Seal appears in hilarious promo for Discovery Channel's Shark Week

    If you’ve ever watched Shark Week, Discovery Channel’s long-running shark extravaganza, then you know that the great white shark’s favorite food is seal. If you’ve ever heard such hits as “Kiss From a Rose” or “Crazy,” then you know that Seal (with a capital “S”) is one of England’s most well-known...
  • 'Rock Legends' parties on with art punk icons Talking Heads July 23 on AXS TV

    'Rock Legends' parties on with art punk icons Talking Heads July 23 on AXS TV

    This week’s episode of “Rock Legends” on AXS TV reminds us how art punk rockers Talking Heads proved a bunch of art students really could get together and make a meaningful creative splash on the music scene. Front man David Byrne and his boys delivered wild dance beats and an undeniably fresh new...
  • Listen: Dhani Harrison goes full speed ahead on debut single 'All About Waiting'

    Listen: Dhani Harrison goes full speed ahead on debut single 'All About Waiting'

    U.K. singer-songwriter Dhani Harrison released his debut single "All About Waiting" on July 21. Thenewno2 member goes it alone on the electronic track. Harrison is the son of late Beatle member George Harrison. He launched his music career in 2006 as a member of thenewno2 with Oliver Hecks. The band...
  • "Back to You" single

    Listen: Louis Tomlinson bounces back on 'Back to You' with Bebe Rexha and Digital Farm Animals

    One Direction member Louis Tomlinson released his new single "Back to You" on July 21. He teams up with pop singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha and UK DJ Digital Farm Animals on the intense tune. "Back to You" is Tomlinson's second single since last year's "Just Hold On" with Steve Aoki. He recently signed...
  • Lust for Life album cover

    Review: Lana Del Rey's 'Lust for Life' album could use more life

    Indie-pop songstress Lana Del Rey released her new album, Lust for Life, on July 21. The gloomy gal lightens up on the lengthy 16-track record. Del Rey's labor of love has its magnificent moments of luster mixed with lackluster tunes that sometimes feel laborious to get through. Lana shines when she...
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    Photos: Journey and Asia two super bands on rock vitamins

    It’s hard to believe that both Journey and Asia had their heyday between the late 1970s to the mid-1980s especially after experiencing their sold out show at AVA Amphitheater in Tucson on July 18. Both bands have been subject to many personnel changes throughout the years and, as evidenced during...
  • Ryan Seacrest announces he'll be hosting 'American Idol' reboot

    Ryan Seacrest announces he'll be hosting 'American Idol' reboot

    It’s official! Ryan Seacrest is returning to host ABC’s reboot of “American Idol,” per his announcement yesterday on “Live With Kelly and Ryan.” Seacrest confirmed the news to his ecstatic co-host Kelly Ripa, who had previously voiced her wish for him to helm the new show, which he had previously...
  • Invicta FC 25 overshadowing Mayweather vs. McGregor hype

    Invicta FC 25 overshadowing Mayweather vs. McGregor hype

    It's the biggest, baddest fight card of the summer and millions of combat sports fans will be tuning in. No we're not talking about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor pay-per-view. That fight, which comes with a hefty price tag of $99.95 for HD, is probably going to be a one-sided affair...
  • Music therapy program in memory of Chris Cornell created

    Music therapy program in memory of Chris Cornell created

    July 20 marks what would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday. The Soundgarden frontman passed away earlier this year. On Chris’s birthday, his wife Vicky, along with Seattle-based nonprofit Childhaven, announced the establishment of the "Chris Cornell Music Therapy Program at Childhaven...
  • Watch: Harry Styles makes a wish to take over Jimmy Fallon's job on 'The Tonight Show'

    Watch: Harry Styles makes a wish to take over Jimmy Fallon's job on 'The Tonight Show'

    Harry Styles stopped by “The Tonight Show” last night to chat with host Jimmy Fallon about his upcoming feature film debut in “Dunkirk.” During the conversation, Fallon asked his SNL sketch partner to make a wish into a special jade bottle Stevie Nicks gave him at a previous visit. Styles took the...
  • Billie Eilish’s Don’t Smile at Me tour to visit San Francisco’s Rickshaw Stop this October

    Billie Eilish’s Don’t Smile at Me tour to visit San Francisco’s Rickshaw Stop this October

    This fall, 15-year-old pop music sensation Billie Eilish will be heading out on her first U.S. tour. As the singer-songwriter announced via Twitter on July 14, her tour will include stops in Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. The songstress will also make an appearance...
  • Slander to US and UK this summer

    Slander to US and UK this summer

    On the back of the release of their new hit single “Superhuman,” Los Angeles-based DJ duo Slander are hitting the trail for an international tour. The heaven trap innovators will be playing shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, Baltimore, San Diego, New York, Miami, Pittsburgh, Boston, Atlanta and New...
  • Zac Brown surprises paralyzed teen in the hospital

    Zac Brown surprises paralyzed teen in the hospital

    One day after performing at the BB&T Pavilion in Philadeplphia, Zac Brown made a stop at Bryn Mawr Rehab Center in Malvern, PA. Brown was in town to surprise 17-year-old Thomas Schoettle, who was paralyzed when he dove into a five foot above ground pool. A family friend of Thomas' reached out on...
  • Watch: Blake Shelton releases animated music video for 'Doing It To Country Songs'

    Watch: Blake Shelton releases animated music video for 'Doing It To Country Songs'

    Country superstar Blake Shelton unleashed his animated alter ego earlier today in the new music video for “Doing It to Country Songs” from his chart-topping album If I’m Honest. The fun and frisky cartoon clip finds Shelton as a smiling, singing stag, who bellies up to the bar with his good pals...
  • Blanck Mass announces North American leg  of World Eater tour

    Blanck Mass announces North American leg of World Eater tour

    British electronic recording artist Blanck Mass recently announced plans to bring his ominous brand of electronic music to North America this summer. Mass is hitting the U.S. and Canada in support of his critically acclaimed third album, World Eater, which was released March of this year. As part of...
  • The Barr Brothers to tour North America this fall

    The Barr Brothers to tour North America this fall

    On July 18, Canadian folk-blues act The Barr Brothers announced that they will be staging a large North American tour this fall. Although the extraordinarily talented trio has not yet revealed plans to release a follow up to 2015’s excellent Alta Falls, the fact that the band has spent most of this...
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