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  • Run the Jewels announce fall concert tour to support 'RTJ2' album

    Run the Jewels announce fall concert tour to support 'RTJ2' album

    Run the Jewels, the hip-hop duo of Killer Mike and El-P, have revealed more than 30 North American tour dates this fall to coincide with the October 28 release of their second album, RTJ2. The rappers will play clubs across the country, starting with Hurricane Harry's in College Station, Texas on...
  • Radiohead updates their PolyFauna app, say 'best record is still to come'

    Radiohead updates their PolyFauna app, say 'best record is still to come'

    When it comes to Radiohead, news about the band tends to come sporadically and without advance notice. Over the past few days, fans have been treated to several news items about the band, which means we can officially start holding our breath in anticipation of a new album that will inevitably drop...
  • Juanes closes out Budweiser Made In America Festival

    Juanes closes out Budweiser Made In America Festival

    Attendees got an ultimate (and different) treat at Budweiser Made In America Festival as they witnessed a one-of-a-kind performance by the Colombian artist Juanes. The mega international rock star bid farewell to the festival's closing in Downtown Los Angeles to the satisfaction of all present...
  • Chance the Rapper announces college tour, finally meets Kanye

    Chance the Rapper announces college tour, finally meets Kanye

    With last year’s release of the terrific album “Acid Rap,” Chance The Rapper announced himself as one of the most interesting new voices in hip-hop. Now the 21-year-old has revealed plans for a special tour that will see him perform for audiences of his college-aged peers. The Verge Campus Fall Tour...
  • Milky Chance reveals US release date for Sadnecessary

    Milky Chance reveals US release date for Sadnecessary

    With all the buzz and critical acclaim surrounding Milky Chance, it was only a matter of time before we got to see what they’re ready to hit the audiences everywhere with. As such, Sadnecessary, their debut full length is available for pre-order as of today, Sept. 2, on Republic Records. Doing so...
  • Lady Antebellum charts 9th #1 hit with 'Bartender'

    Lady Antebellum charts 9th #1 hit with 'Bartender'

    Lady Antebellum's 747 album era is shaping up to be a blockbuster one. The seven-time Grammy Award-winning group soars to No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase radio charts this week with their groovy "Bartender," a mixture of an infectious pop-hook and feel-good theme. The group...
  • TV on the Radio announce tour, share 'Happy Idiot,' first 'Seeds' single

    TV on the Radio announce tour, share 'Happy Idiot,' first 'Seeds' single

    TV on the Radio, one of the most critically acclaimed indie bands of the past 10 years, announced details surrounding their highly anticipated new album “Seeds” on Tuesday, and revealed their first batch of tour dates in support of the album. According to a press release, “Seeds” will be out on Nov...
  • TV On the Radio announce tour dates in support of upcoming album 'Seeds'

    TV On the Radio announce tour dates in support of upcoming album 'Seeds'

    Innovative indie rockers TV On the Radio are back with a new album, a single called “Happy Idiot,” and a batch of tour dates, starting in October. The group revealed in a press release that its fifth studio album, Seeds, will hit retailers on November 18. The record was produced by the band’s...
  • Yusuf Islam: Cat of nine tales

    Yusuf Islam: Cat of nine tales

    Was anyone really surprised when Cat Stevens resolutely walked away from an already legendary recording career at the ripe old age of 29? The clues were there all along. Perhaps we were all swept away by the honey-sweet melodies or the mesmerizing voice. But had we really listened to the soul...
  • Atoms for Peace astounds listeners

    Atoms for Peace astounds listeners

    Atoms for Peace is no ordinary group. Rather, it is a cohesive super-group, performing mesmerizing electronic based music with a range of influences including rock. Their sole recorded album, AMOK, is a testament to the distinctly intriguing overall sound that emerged from this musical experiment...
  • Get to know 'Need For Speed' and 'Forza' contributor Madeon

    Get to know 'Need For Speed' and 'Forza' contributor Madeon

    Who is Madeon? The French house/techno-house music producer's music has become a favorite within pop culture since the release of his 2012 EP The City. The EP's title track and single "Finale" were used by ESPN during their 2013 X Games broadcasts, while the song "Icarus" appeared twice on ABC's...
  • Matt Groening: Meet the man who brought you 'The Simpsons'

    Matt Groening: Meet the man who brought you 'The Simpsons'

    You know and love FOX's long-running animated comedy "The Simpsons" - in fact, you just watched an entire twelve-day marathon of all 522 episodes courtesy of sister network FXX - but how much do you know about the man who created the yellow empire? That would be Matt Groening, award-winning...
  • Rita Ora

    Rita Ora

    Rita Ora is all over the radio now with the hit song "Black Widow." Ora collaborated with Iggy Azalea on the song which is sitting pretty at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100. The pair recently performed the song together at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. Speaking of the VMA's, it was reported that...
  • Canadian singer-songwriter Adam Cohen accepts his multigenre musical destiny

    Canadian singer-songwriter Adam Cohen accepts his multigenre musical destiny

    Adam Cohen is a quadruple threat. This forty-something singer/songwriter from Canada moves effortlessly among indie, pop, rock and folk music with the ease of someone to the manner born. In a sense, nothing could be closer to the truth. The Montreal native is the sole son of Leonard Cohen and one...
  • Marie Miller’s music kindles a true passion in her fans

    Marie Miller’s music kindles a true passion in her fans

    Marie Miller is in the midst of an exhilarating year! Her widely admired debut EP You’re Not Alone was released on Curb Records, her single “6’2’’” was featured in “Dancing With The Stars,” and she has opened for artists ranging from The Backstreet Boys to Sarah Evans. But most importantly, her fans...
  • Jason Aldean's 'Old Boots, New Dirt' set for Oct. 7 release: See the track list

    Jason Aldean's 'Old Boots, New Dirt' set for Oct. 7 release: See the track list

    Jason Aldean will be "Burnin' It Down" with his new album, titled Old Boots, New Dirt, set for an Oct. 7 street date. Featuring his blockbuster lead single, the project follows his previous five studio LPs (Jason Aldean, Relentless, Wide Open, My Kinda Party, Night Train) and continues his genre...
  • 'The X Factor UK': Simon Cowell gets an Italian surprise and delivers bad news

    'The X Factor UK': Simon Cowell gets an Italian surprise and delivers bad news

    Night two of “The X Factor UK” room auditions aired on Sept. 1 on AXS TV and turned out several promising Groups and Over 25 contenders. Returning judges Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole seem to be enjoying an easy camaraderie with newbie judge Mel B. and panel veteran Louis Walsh. The night brought its...
  • Album review: Maroon 5 continues cashing in on the sound that sells with 'V'

    Album review: Maroon 5 continues cashing in on the sound that sells with 'V'

    Pop-rock group Maroon 5 released its suitably-titled fifth studio album V on Tuesday (Sept. 2). Instead of treading new ground, the Adam Levine-led act continues to explore the synth-pop behind 2012's Overexposed, a sound which really sold well. Among the 11 tracks, though, it's the moments where...
  • Mary J. Blige teams with Disclosure, Sam Smith for ' The London Sessions'

    Mary J. Blige teams with Disclosure, Sam Smith for ' The London Sessions'

    Despite being one of the more down-to-Earth R&B stars, Mary J. Blige has always had a grandiosity to her singing that would seem to lend itself well to house. Earlier this year, she sounded terrific on the remix of Disclosure’s “F For You”, and she also recently teamed with Disclosure...
  • Listen: Maroon 5 teams up with Gwen Stefani on Sia-penned 'My Heart is Open'

    Listen: Maroon 5 teams up with Gwen Stefani on Sia-penned 'My Heart is Open'

    Pop-rock group Maroon 5 is gearing up to release its new album V on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Among the 11 tracks on the record, the only featured artist is No Doubt's Gwen Stefani. Frontman Adam Levine and Stefani team up on the track "My Heart is Open." V is Maroon 5's suitably-titled fifth studio album...
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