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  • Foo Fighters to release new album this fall: No more ‘Wasting Light’

    Foo Fighters to release new album this fall: No more ‘Wasting Light’

    A mushroom cloud ascending to the heavens generally isn’t something that gives one a peaceful, easy feeling – unless of course it signals a new album from America’s favorite atomic rock band. Foo Fighter’s much-anticipated eighth studio album will be released in the fall of 2014 along with an as yet...
  • Ludacris named as host for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

    Ludacris named as host for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

    This Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards officially have their host. Billboard chose the multitalented rapper/actor Ludacris as emcee for their annual awards show on Wednesday. Luda will become the second hip-hop artist to host the Billboard Music Awards since LL Cool J was host in 2005. Ludacris is...
  • Lollapalooza drops 2014 schedule

    Lollapalooza drops 2014 schedule

    Lollapalooza announced their diverse lineup back in March, but on May 15 excited festival-goers got their first look at how the set-times will break down. Festival organizers did a great job diversifying the headliners by genre ensuring that everyone won't have to deal with an impossible conflict...
  • Chris Rock to host 2014 BET Awards; Drake, Jay Z, Beyonce lead nominees

    Chris Rock to host 2014 BET Awards; Drake, Jay Z, Beyonce lead nominees

    This oughta be good; Chris Rock will host the 2014 BET Awards, the network announced on Wednesday. Although Rock had a somewhat controversial (and frequently hilarious) gig hosting the Oscars in 2005, this marks his debut hosting the BET Awards. “We’ve been trying to make this happen for a VERY long...
  • Mötley Crüe's The Final Tour

    Mötley Crüe's The Final Tour

    Many bands say that they're calling it quits - and then they come back again. Many bands have official "final tours" - but then they tour again - sometimes more than once after a final tour, and some even have multiple "final tours." But Mötley Crüe is so serious about their forthcoming tour being...
  • Did Cleveland Browns make a mistake limiting media access to Johnny Manziel?

    Did Cleveland Browns make a mistake limiting media access to Johnny Manziel?

    Did the Cleveland Browns make a huge mistake banning national media members from attending this week's rookie minicamp? That's the burning question heading into the three-day event between May 16-18 that features Johnny Manziel and the rest of Cleveland's draft class of 2014, but the real answer won...
  • Brad Paisley announces Country Nation World Tour and new album title

    Brad Paisley announces Country Nation World Tour and new album title

    Brad Paisley is getting in on the summer touring business with the announcement of his forthcoming Country Nation World Tour, presented by KRAFT Cheese. Set to kick off on Friday (May 16), the country singer will hit the road all summer, landing in over 40 cities across the country and Canada. Randy...
  • deadmau5 announces an anticipated double album release date

    deadmau5 announces an anticipated double album release date

    On May 12, internationally acclaimed electronic music artist, deadmau5 announced that he will be releasing a double album titled, ‘while(1<2)’ which is set for release this June 17 (digitally) and June 24 (physically) via mau5trap / Astralwerks Records, making it his largest studio album to date...
  • Bad Religion, Pennywise, The Offspring team up for Summer Nationals Tour

    Bad Religion, Pennywise, The Offspring team up for Summer Nationals Tour

    Unlike professional sports, punk rock doesn’t have an annual all-star game. But if it did it would look a lot like the Summer Nationals Tour. How else would one describe the prospect of getting The Offspring, Bad Religion and Pennywise on the same bill? For the first time in 20 years the three punk...
  • Blue Note Jazz Fest: More than 150 performances hit more than 15 NYC venues

    Blue Note Jazz Fest: More than 150 performances hit more than 15 NYC venues

    The Blue Note Jazz Festival’s only in its fourth year — comin’ right up on June 1-30!— but it’s the hottest ticket in town. How hot? Aretha Franklin’s in it, and she hates traveling, for anything. The festival lays out 150 performances at more than 15 venues all over New York City. A fair amount of...
  • Madaraka Festival: Help One Vibe Africa spread love and music to Kenya’s youth

    Madaraka Festival: Help One Vibe Africa spread love and music to Kenya’s youth

    In One Vibe Africa’s Music To Empower Youth YouTube video, 2014 Grammy winner Macklemore, his jazz-contemporary trumpeter Owuor Arunga, and vocalist Naomi Wamboe talk about empowering the youth of Kenya through the sharing of music. For the children growing up in slums with nothing, music’s their...
  • Ed Sheeran hits stage and screen to support new album: ‘x’ marks the spot

    Ed Sheeran hits stage and screen to support new album: ‘x’ marks the spot

    It’s simple to drum up interest for a new album with a mere press conference. But no one has ever accused Ed Sheeran of being a simple guy. And with today’s announcement of the nuclear chain reaction surrounding the release of the white-hot artist’s eagerly awaited sophomore effort, Sheeran made...
  • Amy Schumer is comedy&#039;s latest overachiever

    Amy Schumer is comedy's latest overachiever

    Stand-up comedians are known for their quick wits, wry observations and bold humor, but many comics also have impressive work ethics. Amy Schumer is the latest comedienne to show that her talent and ambition know no bounds. With her successful sketch comedy series “Inside Amy Schumer” receiving rave...
  • The Roots tell a captivating story in &#039;And Then You Shoot Your Cousin&#039;

    The Roots tell a captivating story in 'And Then You Shoot Your Cousin'

    Slated to drop on May 19, The Roots' newest album, “And Then You Shoot Your Cousin,” also referred to as “&TYSYC,” leaked a full stream two days ago. This unanticipated early drop is almost as unexpected as this album itself. The Roots have always moved outside of the mold for most of their...
  • The Black Keys change direction with new album and &#039;Turn Blue&#039;

    The Black Keys change direction with new album and 'Turn Blue'

    The Black Keys unveiled their eighth studio album on Tuesday to the general public. “Turn Blue” is the first release from the blues-rock duo since 2011’s hugely successful “El Camino.” The hiatus can be at least partially attributed to side production projects for guitarist and lead vocalist, Dan...
  • DevilDriver and Whitechapel co-headlining 2014 spring tour

    DevilDriver and Whitechapel co-headlining 2014 spring tour

    There are two bands out there right now who are on fire - DevilDriver and Whitechapel - and the flames are about to get much higher! After just wrapping up a heady group of concerts across Europe, groove metal masters DevilDriver are already chomping at the bit to get back out on the road. Still...
  • Bloody Hammers release &#039;Under Satan&#039;s Sun&#039; - interview with Anders Manga

    Bloody Hammers release 'Under Satan's Sun' - interview with Anders Manga

    There's a area in North Carolina called Transylvania County. A beautiful county with 250 waterfalls located throughout, rich forests, rivers and streams and with critters like golden eagles, white-tailed deer, and black bears roaming about. With a name like 'Transylvania County' one may conjure...
  • Carlos Santana performs &#039;Saideira&#039; on &#039;Good Morning America&#039;

    Carlos Santana performs 'Saideira' on 'Good Morning America'

    One of the greatest guitar players of all time, Carlos Santana graced the stage of “Good Morning America” on Wednesday to promote “Corazon,” his first album in the Latin music genre. The 10-time Grammy winner gave “GMA” viewers a small taste of his 37th album by performing his song “Saideira” in the...
  • New York Hot Jazz Festival: Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks put on the Ritz

    New York Hot Jazz Festival: Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks put on the Ritz

    It’s not enough having one Grammy-winning act in the line-up of Bria Skonberg’s nearly sold-out New York Hot Jazz Festival. There’s two in one billing—Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks ("The Cotton Club," HBO’s "Boardwalk Empire") and jazz vocalist Catherine Russell—for the Sunday, 4 p.m.-5 p.m...
  • The Cure, Weezer, the National headline stellar 2014 Riot Fest lineups

    The Cure, Weezer, the National headline stellar 2014 Riot Fest lineups

    Last night, Riot Fest announced the 2014 lineups for its Chicago and Denver events, with the Cure, the National, Weezer, Social Distortion, the Flaming Lips, and Rise Against headlining both events. With stellar performance rosters and very affordable tickets - earlybird tix were available for less...
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