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  • Zack Wheeler could help out of the bullpen in 2017

    Zack Wheeler could factor into New York Mets' bullpen equation

    It's been two years since Zack Wheeler pitched for the New York Mets. Since his last outing in the big leagues, the 26-year-old spent plenty of time riding the pine, rehabbing his arm and pitching sporadically in the Florida State League. Wheeler, who had great success with the Mets in 2013 and 201...
  • Grammy spotlight: Demi Lovato's 'Lionheart' comes through on 'Confident' album

    Grammy spotlight: Demi Lovato's 'Lionheart' comes through on 'Confident' album

    Pop superstar Demi Lovato received the greatest news on Dec. 6 when it was announced that she is up for a Grammy Award. Last year's Confident album will compete for Best Pop Vocal Album. Since breaking onto the music scene by way of Disney's "Camp Rock" in 2008, Lovato had never been nominated for a...
  • Glenn Meling's new LP 'Minnesota' is a bumpy ride through the States

    Glenn Meling's new LP 'Minnesota' is a bumpy ride through the States

    Life on the road can do many things for a person. For Norwegian singer/songwriter Glenn Meling, it's the inspiration behind his third album, Minnesota. Looking at the tracklist you can tell this album was made for a long journey on the road. And just like any time spent traveling, there are hiccups...
  • Marfa Myths festival 2017 lineup announced

    Marfa Myths festival 2017 lineup announced

    The organizers behind the Marfa Myths music, film and art festival have announced the event’s 2017 lineup, and it’s a pretty interesting bill. The non-commercial event, which will take place on March 9-12, 2017 in Far West Texas, will be headlined by Roky Erickson, the legendary guitarist for...
  • Rolling Stones headed for best chart performance in decades with 'Blue & Lonesome'

    Rolling Stones headed for best chart performance in decades with 'Blue & Lonesome'

    The Rolling Stones made fans stew in anticipation for over a decade waiting for their brand new studio album Blue & Lonesome, released Dec. 2 via Polydor/Interscope, but the wait appears to have been worth it.  Reviews have been glowing and sales over the holiday season have been brisk...
  • Ring in the holiday season with these Christmas songs from 'The Voice'

    Ring in the holiday season with these Christmas songs from 'The Voice'

    NBC's "The Voice" is bringing Season 11 to a close just before Christmas, but that doesn't mean that the singing competition isn't in the holiday spirit. Many artists from the last ten seasons have recorded holiday songs, and AXS has compiled this playlist for the "Voice" fan who also wants to...
  • Your 2016 national guide to the holidays and Christmas: Free family events, parades and concerts

    Your 2016 national guide to the holidays and Christmas: Free family events, parades and concerts

    The holidays are in full swing all across the nation. Some states have snow flurries dancing in the air, while others have cacti wrapped up in garland. Lights adorn many of the gutters, street lamps and windows from coast to coast while shops of all shapes and sizes are bustling with the need to...
  • Bec Rawlings is looking to return to cage-fighting action

    Who's next for UFC strawweight star 'Rowdy' Bec Rawlings?

    Australian strawweight phenom "Rowdy" Bec Rawlings (7-5) took to Instagram to tease a massive fight announcement, writing that she has some big news coming soon. The surging 115-pound talent left it up to fans to guess who she might face next inside the world-famous Octagon. What's on tap for the...
  • Black metal's Void Omnia kicking off West Coast tour tonight 

    Black metal's Void Omnia kicking off West Coast tour tonight

    Although the highly anticipated West Coast tour for the Oakland, CA. black metal masters Void Omnia was supposed to begin on Dec. 8 in Ventura, CA., recent events unfolded which, among other things, proved that black metal guys do indeed have hearts too. After the Dec. 2 fire that destroyed the...
  • Cast of ‘Nashville’ captivates ‘Today’ with Kathie Lee and Hoda sharing peek of set and Season 5

    Cast of ‘Nashville’ captivates ‘Today’ with Kathie Lee and Hoda sharing peek of set and Season 5

    Among the millions of “Nashville” fans already flagging their calendars for Jan. 5 of the new year is Hoda Kotb of the “Today” show.  Naturally, the co-host couldn't wait to get a taste of the music drama’s new Season 5 scoop on the set of its new home on CMT, and the feeling was mutual, as she took...
  • Dee Snider premiers video for 'So What' showing support for Standing Rock protesters

    Dee Snider premiers video for 'So What' showing support for Standing Rock protesters

    Whether dominating stages solo or with his band of four decades, Twisted Sister, hosting his radio show, or speaking before the U.S. Senate, Dee Snider isn't afraid of speak his mind.  So when the world became aware of the thousands of men and women protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline at the...
  • Mel Brooks' best comedy collaborations

    Mel Brooks' best comedy collaborations

    On Jan. 20, 2017, Mel Brooks is set to appear at Riot LA to present a special screening of his groundbreaking film “Blazing Saddles” after which he will engage in a conversation about his work and take questions from the crowd. The film features collaborations with several comedians with whom Brooks...
  • AXS picks: The best albums of 2016

    AXS picks: The best albums of 2016

    Right from the get-go, 2016 was an unmitigated disaster. There were the deaths, of course. Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, Phife Dawg, the dude who wrote the “Oscar Mayer Wiener Song." But then there was the unceasing conveyor belt of abject misery: Snapchat rolling out that Bob Marley filter; the...
  • WWE Roadblock preview: Iron Man match highlights stacked fight card

    WWE Roadblock preview: Iron Man match highlights stacked fight card

    A 30-minute Ironman match -- or Iron Woman, depending who you ask -- featuring Charlotte Flair and Raw Women's Champion Sasha Banks highlights what is arguably the most stacked, explosive fight card of the year for the WWE. Rumors are floating around that the ladies had other ideas for their...
  • Amy Schumer honored with two Grammy nominations

    Amy Schumer honored with two Grammy nominations

    Amy Schumer has had a great year and now she has been honored by The Recording Academy for her hard work, creativity and hilarious comedy with not one, but two Grammy nominations. The “Trainwreck” star is represented in the categories of Best Comedy Album and Best Spoken Word Album. While Schumer is...
  • Ben Folds announces solo tour dates for winter 2017

    Ben Folds announces solo tour dates for winter 2017

    Singer-songwriter Ben Folds is not quite done with his solo tour. He just announced another leg for his Ben Folds & A Piano Tour, and it will kick off Feb. 12 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. For this round of dates he will not only perform, but also host the Ben Folds Master Class at select shows.  In...
  • Ryan Adams announces new studio album 'Prisoner'

    Ryan Adams announces new studio album 'Prisoner'

    When it comes to his latest material, Ryan Adams has it all locked up. The veteran singer-songwriter will release his 16th studio album, Prisoner, on Feb. 17. The album is preceded by the single “Do You Still Love Me,” which is available on starting today, Wednesday, Dec. 7. According to an August...
  • Dark Star Orchestra announces return of Dark Star Jubilee in 2017

    Dark Star Orchestra announces return of Dark Star Jubilee in 2017

    For the sixth year in a row, Dark Star Orchestra will host its Dark Star Jubilee, featuring performances by jam-band heavyweights and like-minded artists. Among the performers set to take the stage at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, on Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, are Greensky Bluegrass, Hot...
  • MMA Hour producer makes brilliant Conor McGregor analogy

    MMA Hour producer makes brilliant Conor McGregor analogy

    UFC lightweight champ "Notorious" Conor McGregor (21-3) takes these words to heart: You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take. There's no other rhyme or reason that could explain why the Irishman readily stepped up to show off his awful basketball shooting form in front of dozens of fans and...
  • Secret Solstice festival announces 2017 lineup

    Secret Solstice festival announces 2017 lineup

    On June 16-17,2017, Reykjavik, Iceland will be getting a little bit hotter as the 2017 Secret Solstice festival will be host some red hot musical acts this summer. Alt-rock legends Foo Fighters will be headlining the event that has been called “the world’s most unique music festival.” British big...
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