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  • New Spoon album details leaked by band's web store

    New Spoon album details leaked by band's web store

    Another day, another album release leaked on the web. On Monday morning, the online store for Matador Records prematurely posted details for the new Spoon album, due out March 17. According to the since-deleted post, the album, whose title, Hot Thoughts, was revealed last week, features cover art...
  • Aspen Ladd won big at Invicta FC 21

    Undefeated blue-chip prospect Aspen Ladd an early candidate for 'Breakout Fighter of 2017'

    The first month of 2017 has already included a ton of breathtaking performances inside the cage, including everything from Yair Rodriguez' destruction of B.J. Penn to Megan Anderson's marvelous TKO of Charmaine "Not So Sweet" Tweet. Andrea "KGB" Lee also put on a clinic at Invicta FC 21, picking...
  • MLK Day 2017: 5 songs to keep the spark of liberation alive

    MLK Day 2017: 5 songs to keep the spark of liberation alive

    Any viewer tuning into morning TV on the 2017 marking of the birth of Martin Luther King Jr. might barely notice the significance of MLK Day apart from the graphic portraits posted behind news anchors.  Sadly, it takes a social media assault on one of the nation’s most long-serving and esteemed...
  • Grateful Dead's Bill Kreutzmann joins Leftover Salmon onstage in San Francisco

    Grateful Dead's Bill Kreutzmann joins Leftover Salmon onstage in San Francisco

    Leftover Salmon welcomed a familiar face on Saturday night when Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann joined the band on a pair of Dead classics at The Fillmore in San Francisco. Kreutzmann emerged during the end of the Colorado quintet’s first set at the fabled venue, taking his place behind the...
  • Megan Anderson is itching for a UFC title fight

    How would Megan Anderson fare against UFC's 145-pounders?

    Aussie featherweight Megan Anderson cut a slick promo after her TKO of Charmaine "Not So Sweet" Tweet at Invicta FC 21, imploring UFC head honcho Dana White to tell Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm and Germaine de Randamie to keep her belt warm -- because she's coming for it. The newly-crowned...
  • Les Bohem shares new track 'Fancy Footwork' from latest LP

    Les Bohem shares new track 'Fancy Footwork' from latest LP

    Les Bohem shares the new track "Fancy Footwork" from his latest album Moved to Durate. The track has a good ol' fashioned Americana feel to it. It reminds you of iconic singer/songwriters like Tom Waits and John Denver. It has a homegrown, mellow vibe to it that'll get your feet tapping. You can...
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    John Pizzarelli and Tucson Symphony Orchestra celebrates Great American Songbook for Jazz Festival

    John Pizzarelli and his band joined the Tucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) to carry Tucson jazz fans on a sentimental journey through classic American music from the last century on the first weekend of Jazz in January at the Tucson Music Hall. The show was the perfect melding of two classic...
  • Peggy Morgan announced her retirement

    Peggy Morgan leaves a lasting legacy with MMA community

    Peggy "The Daywalker" Morgan was never an MMA world champion. Her brief UFC career, highlighted by "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey sprinkling water into her mouth like a baby gerbil during "TUF 18," flamed out faster than a candle in a kiddie pool. She was cut from the roster after falling short against...
  • Green Day release new lyric video for 'Troubled Times'

    Green Day release new lyric video for 'Troubled Times'

    In what appears to be a well timed move, Green Day released their latest lyric video for "Troubled Times" for Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 16). The clip, which was directed and designed by Manu Viqueira, features the song's lyric displayed over photos of important movements in history, like the...
  • The White Stripes' 'Icky Thump' turns 10 years old in 2017

    The White Stripes' 'Icky Thump' turns 10 years old in 2017

    In 2007, a year when the Kardashians aired their first episode and Soulja Boy was at the pinnacle of pop music fame, there was at least one bright spot in the pop culture universe. That bright spot was the final supernova of an album from the dying star that was The White Stripes. Icky Thump, a...
  • Coming up on 30 years old, Barenaked Ladies still going strong

    Coming up on 30 years old, Barenaked Ladies still going strong

    Don't look now, but Barenaked Ladies have become middle-aged men. The Canadian pop-rock band will be celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2018 but they're still recording and performing with the energy of upstart teenagers. Maybe that's because they've always had a little chaos in their system. Ed...
  • Best comedy breakup songs to cheer-up the heartbroken this Valentine's Day

    Best comedy breakup songs to cheer-up the heartbroken this Valentine's Day

    Valentine's Day is almost upon us. While each year couples revel in their happiness every February 14, the brokenhearted are often left to lament the fact that they are alone. This year, in an effort to spread love through laughter, AXS has comprised a list of some of the best comedy breakup songs...
  • HyunA's U.S. tour: 5 songs that should make the K-Pop queen's setlist

    HyunA's U.S. tour: 5 songs that should make the K-Pop queen's setlist

    K-Pop superstar HyunA announced on Jan. 12 that she will tour North America next month. In 2009, she started off as member of girl group 4Minute, which was a big success in South Korea. The following year HyunA launched her solo career with "Change," but she would become more world renowned with...
  • Sturgill Simpson performs on "Saturday Night Live" on January 14, 2017.

    Sturgill Simpson makes 'Saturday Night Live' debut (watch)

    Off the heels of an Album of the Year nomination at this year's Grammy Awards, country outlier Sturgill Simpson made his grand "Saturday Night Live" debut over the weekend. With his trusty guitar by his side, the singer performed barn-burning versions of "Keep It Between the Lines" and "Call to Arms...
  • Time for UFC to do away with interim titles

    Time for UFC to do away with interim titles

    It's time for the UFC to do away with interim titles. Recent history has debunked the myth that the general public only cares about world title fights. Millions of people -- diehard UFC supporters and casual fans alike -- bought into plenty of recent non-title fights, bouts such as Conor McGregor vs...
  • Roxanne Modafferi hits up Taco Bell for post-training recovery

    World-class MMA fighter hits up fast food dollar menu for post-training recovery

    You are what you eat. MMA fighters, arguably the most intensely trained athletes in the world, know this better than anyone. A balanced diet could be a game-changer, the difference between a strong performance and a trip to the hospital after a one-sided beating. Need proof? Just ask David "The...
  • Meryl Streep has been banned from Combate Americas events

    Campbell McLaren bans Meryl Streep from Combate Americas events

    Campbell McLaren making bold, outrageous statements to build momentum for an MMA promotion? Sounds eerily familiar. That's how the 60-year-old turned the UFC into an iconic brand in the early '90s, securing headlines in national publications by promoting the company as having almost no rules. Now in...
  • Listen: Hit songwriter Julia Michaels lets her 'Issues' unfold on debut single

    Listen: Hit songwriter Julia Michaels lets her 'Issues' unfold on debut single

    Pop singer-songwriter Julia Michaels premiered her debut single "Issues" on Jan. 12. The woman responsible for many hits by today's pop stars is ready to put her name out there. Michaels along with former Semi Precious Weapons' frontman Justin Tranter have written hit songs for Justin Bieber, Selena...
  • Best Valentine's Day shows in Salt Lake City 2017

    Best Valentine's Day shows in Salt Lake City 2017

    Is there a better date night than a concert, especially for Valentine's Day? Concerts can make for a great romantic night out or a fun night on your own if you're single, and Salt Lake City has some great ones to choose from, including a jazz ensemble. Whether you're celebrating being single or...
  • Powers breaks through and cuts loose in wild music video for 'Dance'

    Powers breaks through and cuts loose in wild music video for 'Dance'

    Rising pop act Powers premiered the music video for "Dance" on Jan. 12. The duo do just that and dance throughout the wild clip. "Dance" previews Powers' debut album, Alpha. It follows last year's "Sunshine" single and the Legendary EP from the year before. Pop producer Mike Del Rio and singer...
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