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  • 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...
  • Anthrax's Charlie Benate teams up with Ninja Tune producer Lee Bannon

    Anthrax's Charlie Benate teams up with Ninja Tune producer Lee Bannon

    It may seem like a culture clash to some, but combining metal or rock music with rap and hip-hop really isn't all that unusual, and not even kind of new. Jay-Z and Linkin Park, Del tha Funkee Homosapien with Dinosaur Jr., Chuck D and Sonic Youth, El-P with Trent Reznor, Public Enemy and Anthrax...
  • Amy Schumer will return to 'Last Comic Standing'

    Amy Schumer will return to 'Last Comic Standing'

    After a four-year hiatus, “Last Comic Standing” is returning to television on May 22. This season, the comedy competition will feature sitcom queen Roseanne Barr, “In Living Color” mastermind Keenen Ivory Wayans, and veteran Canadian comedian Russell Peters as judges. “Curb Your Enthusiasm” scene...
  • Prince Royce and Don Omar highlight of Fiesta Maxima

    Prince Royce and Don Omar highlight of Fiesta Maxima

    The place to meet for live Latin music - bachata and reggaeton - was at USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. for the third annual Fiesta Maxima. Although the concert didn’t start until 8:30 p.m., fans arrived early to take part in the activities. It was bachata artist Prince Royce and reggaeton artists J...
  • Misogyny in hip-hop: 5 female emcees who don't use sex to sell

    Misogyny in hip-hop: 5 female emcees who don't use sex to sell

    Sex and misogyny have always been in a tight partnership with hip-hop. Most of the female emcees that have actually garnered any real air time did so not with talent, but with their oozing sex appeal. This sex-and-woman dichotomy is not unique to hip-hop—or even music, for that matter. The female...
  • Top five experiences at Sesame Place

    Top five experiences at Sesame Place

    Sesame Place is an entire theme park devoted solely to the characters, learning, fun and the lore of Sesame Street. Located in Langhorne, Pa., the entertainment complex draws visitors from all across the country who come to explore the imaginative wonders that form the foundation of this enduring...
  • This year's lineup boasts a diverse list of talent

    KS107.5 Summer Jam XVII on June 6 marks most diverse lineup to date

    On June 6, Denver's sole hip-hop radio station, KS 107.5, will throw its 17th annual Summer Jam. This year's line-up is an interesting mix of talent and the backdrop of the newly renovated Fiddler's Green will host the summer kick off event. The line-up, which prompted a fairly quick sell out of the...
  • Melanie De Biasio sends dark jazz waves rippling overseas in 'No Deal'

    Melanie De Biasio sends dark jazz waves rippling overseas in 'No Deal'

    Critics overseas call Melanie De Biasio the Belgian Billie Holiday. They aren’t lying, either. This dark-minimalist-jazz singer originally from Charleroi, Belgium made waves as the new voice in jazz with her 2007 debut album, “A Stomach Is Burning,” but has yet to break through the bigger, tougher U...
  • Race officials make right call allowing California Chrome to use nasal strip

    Race officials make right call allowing California Chrome to use nasal strip

    Racetrack officials representing the New York State Gaming Commission, the New York Racing Association and the Jockeys Club deserve serious props for allowing Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome to use a nasal strip during next month's Belmont Stakes race at Belmont Park in Elmont...
  • Lea Michele throws caution and color to the wind in 'On My Way' music video

    Lea Michele throws caution and color to the wind in 'On My Way' music video

    "Glee" star Lea Michele premiered the music video for her latest single "On My Way" on Monday (May 19). In the vibrant video, Michele and a group of friends take a desert area by storm. "On My Way" is the second single from Michele's debut album "Louder." She first previewed the record back in...
  • Robyn and Röyksopp premiere dark and distorted music video for 'Sayit'

    Robyn and Röyksopp premiere dark and distorted music video for 'Sayit'

    Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp and Swedish pop star Robyn premiered their music video for the song "Sayit" on Monday (May 19). Joining forces on the hypnotic track, the two acts play dress up in the dark and distorted clip. "Sayit" is one of the new songs on Röyksopp and Robyn's collaborative EP...
  • The Vamps revamp 'Somebody to You' with a feature from Demi Lovato

    The Vamps revamp 'Somebody to You' with a feature from Demi Lovato

    Pop-rock group The Vamps premiered a new version of their single "Somebody to You" on Sunday (May 18). The U.K quartet adds former Disney starlet Demi Lovato the mix. The first mix released on YouTube has promptly started disappearing quickly due to copyright, but you may still be able to grab a...
  • Exclusive interview with Bellator MMA bantamweight superstar Thomas Vasquez

    Exclusive interview with Bellator MMA bantamweight superstar Thomas Vasquez

    Thomas "The Die Hard Kidd" Vasquez (7-1) said May 20 in an exclusive interview with AXS.com that he sees a silver lining in his first pro MMA loss, which came earlier this month at Bellator 118 in Atlantic City. Vasquez, 27, may have fallen a bit short on the judges' scorecards that night, but going...
  • Exclusive interview with UFC superstar Bec 'Rowdy' Rawlings

    Exclusive interview with UFC superstar Bec 'Rowdy' Rawlings

    UFC strawweight superstar Bec "Rowdy" Rawlings (5-3) expects some drama to go down on The Ultimate Fighter 20, but the hard-hitting Aussie doesn't plan to get involved in much of it. Rawlings, 25, has matured since her rise to fame under the Invicta FC banner, so she'll leave the cattiness to the...
  • A look at five great Cher films

    A look at five great Cher films

    Cher is currently thrilling fans across North America with her extravagantly entertaining Dressed to Kill Tour. Each performance features elaborate costumes, impressive dance numbers and Cher's unique brand of uplifting pop music. With this type of unmatchable talent, it is no surprise that Cher is...
  • Morcheeba to play last American show of tour in Boston

    Morcheeba to play last American show of tour in Boston

    In 1995, brothers Paul and Ross Godfrey met vocalist Skye Edwards at a party and subsequently conceived one of the premier trip-hop groups of all-time, Morcheeba. By definition, trip-hop is a style of atmospheric electronica that integrates the percussive breakdowns of hip-hop and various elements...
  • Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert's 'Somethin' Bad' is something really good

    Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert's 'Somethin' Bad' is something really good

    With the pressure of being country music's leading ladies, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert are certainly feeling the heat following their explosive performance at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Their new collaboration, the rock-fused "Somethin' Bad" lifted from Lambert's forthcoming "Platinum...
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