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  • Pearl Jam hitting the road with U.S. tour in October

    Pearl Jam hitting the road with U.S. tour in October

    Iconic alternative rock band Pearl Jam announced a series of fall tour dates throughout the U.S. on Wednesday. The 12-city tour will kick off on Oct. 1 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati and wrap up with a concert at the Pepsi Center in Denver on Oct. 22. The newly revealed tour is buttressed...
  • Publications allege that Yasiin Bey unable to re-enter U.S.

    Publications allege that Yasiin Bey unable to re-enter U.S.

    An announcement made over a week ago on Together Boston's website claimed that Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) has had to cancel his U.S. tour, which includes the Boston festival because he is not permitted to enter the country. This hasn't been reported by any other news sources at this time, and the...
  • Today in who’s cancelling shows due to illness: Paul McCartney, Janelle Monae

    Today in who’s cancelling shows due to illness: Paul McCartney, Janelle Monae

    Much like Martian invaders, the only thing that can stop our rock stars from conquering the world is illness. Such is the case with Sir Paul McCartney, as the former Beatles legend was forced to postpone a series of shows in Japan this week due to an undisclosed but probably sushi-related illness...
  • Pharoahe Monch talks theatrical composition, the number 13 and what's up next

    Pharoahe Monch talks theatrical composition, the number 13 and what's up next

    The complexities of the human mind escape most of us, but the only way to learn its capacities and capabilities is through communication, and Pharoahe Monch is willing to have that conversation. The captivating and intelligent emcee has continuously released solid, complex and conceptual projects...
  • The biggest Memorial Day party there is: Rocklahoma 2014

    The biggest Memorial Day party there is: Rocklahoma 2014

    While most of the country is buying hot dogs and potato salad in preparation for this coming Memorial Day weekend, there's something pretty big going on in Oklahoma. Scheduled for May 23 - 25 it's only the biggest Memorial Day party around - the eighth annual Rocklahoma festival. Rocklahoma is...
  • Quincy Jones doesn’t approve of posthumous Michael Jackson album ‘Xscape’

    Quincy Jones doesn’t approve of posthumous Michael Jackson album ‘Xscape’

    Michael Jackson’s second posthumous album, ‘Xscape,’ has entered the Billboard albums chart at #2, the magazine reported today. But one man who’s not thrilled about the new music is Quincy Jones, the legendary producer who worked with the King of Pop on ‘Off the Wall,’ ‘Thriller,’ ‘We are the World...
  • Odd Future has been announced as openers for Eminem's landmark show at London's Wembley Stadium

    Odd Future announced as opener for Eminem shows at Wembley

    Eminem is bringing some of his rowdy friends for the first headlining hip-hop show in the (short) history of London's Wembley Stadium. Odd Future has been announced as the opener for Eminem’s performances at Wembley on July 11 and 12. The announcement first came via a video posted to Eminem’s...
  • Austin Mahone flexes his R&B artistry on dreamy single 'All I Ever Need'

    Austin Mahone flexes his R&B artistry on dreamy single 'All I Ever Need'

    Rising pop star Austin Mahone premiered his newest single "All I Ever Need" on May 12. Sidestepping the electro-pop sound of his past songs, the 18-year-old singer slows things down on this latest release. "All I Ever Need" is the second single from Mahone's forthcoming EP, "The Secret." The new...
  • Cody Collier on the challenge of taking on Scooby-Doo

    Cody Collier on the challenge of taking on Scooby-Doo

    No matter which decade you grew up in, chances are Scooby-Doo left an indelible mark on your childhood. With catch phrases galore, the enduring, now classic characters have been thriving since 1969 when Casey Kasem first voiced Shaggy. Zoinks! The gang has since progressed from solving mysteries on...
  • Jennifer Lopez special night at the Billboard Music Awards

    Jennifer Lopez special night at the Billboard Music Awards

    Bilingual artist Jennifer Lopez shined at the annual Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. The Bronx-born talent performed twice and received this year’s Billboard Music Icon Award. Lopez was accompanied by the Cuban-American rap singer Pitbull and Claudia Lette for the exclusive Billboard Music...
  • Blue Note Jazz Fest: Ramsey Lewis Electric with Philip Bailey goes EWF-retro

    Blue Note Jazz Fest: Ramsey Lewis Electric with Philip Bailey goes EWF-retro

    Earth, Wind & Fire was a jazz big band way before the R&B-pop world took credit, and pianist Ramsey Lewis played a huge role in its crossover. As a major part of the fourth annual Blue Note Jazz Festival (June 1-30), Ramsey Lewis Electric Band returns to Greenwich Village’s Blue Note Jazz...
  • New album from Bonham, Watt and Hughes a ‘California Breed’ apart

    New album from Bonham, Watt and Hughes a ‘California Breed’ apart

    All of the aspiring chemists out there – all one of them – will be pleased to know that there are two kinds of explosives, one of them being “potentially explosive chemicals.” “PECs” are materials that can destabilize and become explosive when they’re subjected to heat. Hydrogen peroxide comes to...
  • Maroon 5 announces new album 'V' coming in September

    Maroon 5 announces new album 'V' coming in September

    Pop-rock group Maroon 5 announced the title of its new album on Monday (May 20). The band's fifth studio album, suitably titled "V," will be released in September. Maroon 5 took to Twitter on Monday to break the big news to fans. "Our new album, 'V', comes out September 2nd, 2014," the band wrote...
  • Nonesuch Records announces concert series to commemorate 50 years

    Nonesuch Records announces concert series to commemorate 50 years

    Nonesuch Records was founded in 1964 by Jac Holzman as a subsidiary of Elektra Records, a label established by Holzman in 1950. The purpose of Nonesuch was to produce "fine records at the same price as a trade paperback”—i.e. budget, pre-recorded chamber and baroque music from Europe on the cheap...
  • Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' is a breakup album from pop's most romantic band

    Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' is a breakup album from pop's most romantic band

    Coldplay doesn’t wear their hearts on their sleeves; they hold it in their hands, offering it as a gift with the deepest of sincerity. They’ve long been pop music’s most romantic group, trafficking almost exclusively in love songs that are musically delicate and lyrically blunt. This has made them...
  • Atlanta Jazz Fest: Jon Batiste and Stay Human break out in late-night love riot

    Atlanta Jazz Fest: Jon Batiste and Stay Human break out in late-night love riot

    The Atlanta Jazz Festival — revered as one of the largest, free jazz festivals in this country — just got even better with the addition of Jon Batiste and Stay Human’s “Late-Night Love Riot.” Scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend at Piedmont Park, the festival provides only the most current, cutting...
  • Little Dragon releases one of 2014's best albums yet

    Little Dragon releases one of 2014's best albums yet

    Little Dragon is a synthpop quartet hailing from Sweden, and they’re captained by the talented Yukimi Nagano. The band’s name is derived from the ferocious tantrums thrown by Nagano when she was younger. She has since channeled that capricious energy into some of the most tantalizing electronic...
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers announce 2014 tour dates and new album details

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers announce 2014 tour dates and new album details

    One of rock music's great live acts is hitting the road again. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have announced an extensive summer arena tour with support from fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Winwood. The trek kicks off on August 3, just a few days after the arrival of Petty’s latest album...
  • Dan + Shay to launch headlining Where It All Began Tour this fall

    Dan + Shay to launch headlining Where It All Began Tour this fall

    Breakout duo Dan + Shay are taking their budding career to the next level. Comprised of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, the pair will embark on their first-ever headlining tour this fall, appropriately called the Where It All Began Tour--named after their blockbuster debut set (of the same name). All...
  • Eyehategod to release new album and embark on summer tour

    Eyehategod to release new album and embark on summer tour

    Say what you will about the the sludge-metal mavericks, Eyehategod, but much to the delight of their followers, they're never dull and they're not going away any time soon. Formed almost three decades ago as just a few friends jamming together, this New Orleans based group has earned the ranks of...
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