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  • Former Cinderella guitarist, Jeff Labar, releasing first ever solo album

    Former Cinderella guitarist, Jeff Labar, releasing first ever solo album

    There's something very satisfying about seeing a (non-front man) musician in a well-loved band, come out from the shadows of the stage and into the spotlight. And that spotlight right now is shining brightly upon former Cinderella guitarist, Jeff LaBar. To many who love 80's hair-metal, Cinderella...
  • Mr. Big drummer, Pat Torpey, diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

    Mr. Big drummer, Pat Torpey, diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

    An estimated seven to 10 million people worldwide live with Parkinson’s disease, and about 60,000 Americans are diagnosed each year. Sadly, one of those diagnosed recently was Mr. Big drummer, Pat Torpey. With their long awaited forthcoming release, ...The Stories We Could Tell, due out on...
  • Release of first single from ‘The Best Day’ leaves fans Thurston for Moore

    Release of first single from ‘The Best Day’ leaves fans Thurston for Moore

    Some people just have a little bit too much time on their hands. And fortunately for fans of alternative rock and roll, Thurston Moore is one of them. Between his masterful guitar work for Sonic Youth, Chelsea Light Moving, Twilight and Diskaholics Anonymous, his innovative Limited Edition Noise...
  • Stephen Sondheim: Get to know one of the titans of musical theater

    Stephen Sondheim: Get to know one of the titans of musical theater

    Stephen Sondheim is one of the great names of musical theatre, and his contributions to music as we know it likely reach far further than most are aware. For more than five decades, the composer and lyricist from New York has been dazzling audiences with his productions like "Company," "Into The...
  • Ryan Seacrest: Portrait of a multi-tasking media master

    Ryan Seacrest: Portrait of a multi-tasking media master

    “And I think more than anything else, I know when I go to bed that no one’s working harder doing what I’m doing,” said radio and TV mogul Ryan Seacrest in an interview with Esquire magazine, “and I think, quite frankly, simply that hard work at some point was gonna pay off.” Best known as the...
  • Jeff Beck: Perpetual rock star

    Jeff Beck: Perpetual rock star

    He was a member of the renowned British '60s powerhouse The Yardbirds before going on to release several groundbreaking solo albums, including Truth, Blow By Blow and Wired. He teamed with legendary pop idol Rod Stewart and Rolling Stones great Ron Wood along the way. Since then, the one and only...
  • Blessthefall: Performer profile

    Blessthefall: Performer profile

    Blessthefall (usually written as blessthefall) is a metalcore band hailing from Phoenix, Arizona. They got their start back in 2003, with their first album His Last Walk being released in 2007 with original vocalist Craig Mabbitt (now of Escape the Fate). Mabbitt left the band shortly after the...
  • As I Lay Dying seemingly broken up since singer Lambesis' incarceration

    As I Lay Dying seemingly broken up since singer Lambesis' incarceration

    San Diego metalcore band As I Lay Dying is a popular group with six albums released as of 2012. In 2008, the band won a Grammy for a performance of its song "Nothing Left." It also won an MTV2 Music Metal God award. It is clear that this all-Christian band is appreciated by the metal community, but...
  • Nicki Minaj's dancer bitten by snake during 'Anaconda' VMA rehearsal

    Nicki Minaj's dancer bitten by snake during 'Anaconda' VMA rehearsal

    Nicki Minaj encountered a reptilian emergency on Friday when a snake bit one of her backup dancers during a rehearsal for Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. Minaj was practicing a performance of “Anaconda,” her ode to the booty that samples the Sir Mix-a-Lot “Baby Got Back” lyric “My anaconda don’t...
  • Light Nightclub and Daylight Beach Club launch the Light Style Store

    Light Nightclub and Daylight Beach Club launch the Light Style Store

    On Aug. 21, the innovative and state-of the-art Cirque du Soleil driven Daylight Beach Club and Light Nightclub announced the launch of their Light Style Store located at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino offering all of the Las Vegas essentials to party goers in three collections: Daylight...
  • Aaron Justice and Virginia Crawford, riveting in Lady Rooster’s ‘Someone I Know’

    Aaron Justice and Virginia Crawford, riveting in Lady Rooster’s ‘Someone I Know’

    Lady Rooster Productions was founded by Kim Beavers and Virginia Crawford in 2013. According to their bio, “Kim was raised with the belief that there are no limits to what she could accomplish with hard work, love, and a positive attitude.” And, Virginia is a New York University’s Tisch School of...
  • Big Gigantic announce their 'Touch the Sky' tour this fall

    Big Gigantic announce their 'Touch the Sky' tour this fall

    On Aug. 20, Big Gigantic a rising star in live music announced that they will be hitting the road this fall with their, ‘Touch the Sky Tour’ in support of their forthcoming fifth studio album, The Night is Young, out now via Big Gigantic. The month-long tour which is set to launch Oct. 8 at the...
  • Watch: Ballet, LA and more in Coldplay's latest music video 'True Love'

    Watch: Ballet, LA and more in Coldplay's latest music video 'True Love'

    What do ballerinas, bodysuits, Los Angeles, and a love story have to do with each other? In Coldplay’s latest official video, “True Love,” quite a bit. The band’s video was released Aug. 22, 2014, via Coldplay’s official website and social media accounts. The video for “True Love” stars Chris Martin...
  • Dirty South releases 'Unbreakable' from his album and short-film 'With You'

    Dirty South releases 'Unbreakable' from his album and short-film 'With You'

    On Aug. 20, Dirty South announced the release of ‘Unbreakable’, the new single off of his forthcoming new album and highly anticipated short-film With You which he wrote, directed, and produced all himself. The single which was featured as Pete Tong’s "Essential New Tune" on July 18 premiered...
  • Tiesto becomes certified Gold with 'Wasted' and 'Red Lights'

    Tiesto becomes certified Gold with 'Wasted' and 'Red Lights'

    On Aug. 20 electronic dance music legend, Tiesto achieved a milestone as he received two certified Gold plaques from the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for his singles, "Wasted" [featuring Matthew Koma] and "Red Lights" whose digital sales exceeded over 500,000 units each...
  • M83 reveals previously unseen music video

    M83 reveals previously unseen music video

    M83 just revealed a previously unseen video for “Lower Your Eyelids To Die With The Sun,” the ultimate track on 2005’s Before the Dawn Heals Us. The eight-minute video was posted to Buzzfeed yesterday after initial plans to play it at the their Hollywood Bowl show last year fell through. It heralds...
  • Iggy Azalea to headline grand opening party for SLS Las Vegas

    Iggy Azalea to headline grand opening party for SLS Las Vegas

    Song of the summer champ Iggy Azalea is looking like she has a big weekend in store for her. Not only will she be performing at the always entertaining MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California on Sunday, but Azalea is scheduled to headline the grand opening party for the new SLS Las Vegas...
  • Buck-O-Nine still swinging in the key of Bree

    Buck-O-Nine still swinging in the key of Bree

    While the airwaves of the early 1990s were dominated by the grunge sound that had risen recently, some bands bucked this trend to form their own sound and spearheaded a new movement in music that fused punk rock with ska sounds to create an entirely new type of groove. One of the leaders in this...
  • The Knife to retire following tour

    The Knife to retire following tour

    The Knife are soon to be no more. Six shows remain in their storied history—the end is nigh. Swedish siblings Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer make up one of the most critically acclaimed synthpop bands of all-time, despite their lukewarm relationship with the media. Feelings of enmity...
  • Stella Santana debuts new song 'The Reason'

    Stella Santana debuts new song 'The Reason'

    The newest Santana song isn't from the award-winning guitarist Carlos Santana, but from his singer-songwriter daughter, Stella Santana. Following in her father's foosteps, Stella Santana is officially kicking off her music career with her debut single. Titled “The Reason,” the song was a...
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