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  • 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...
  • Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn extend Las Vegas residency through 2017

    Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn extend Las Vegas residency through 2017

    Reba McEntire, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn have enjoyed the recent Las Vegas residency so much, they’ve decided to extend their stay into next year. The country legends recently made arrangements to keep their Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas show going at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace...
  • The Joy Formidable reveal dates for 2017 acoustic tour

    The Joy Formidable reveal dates for 2017 acoustic tour

    This winter The Joy Formidable are giving fans a chance to see them perform up close and personal. Beginning Feb. 21 they'll embark on a short run, which the band has dubbed An Acoustic Evening With The Joy Formidable. Just as the tour name suggests, they'll perform semi-acoustic sets at small...
  • Dashboard Confessional announce headlining tour dates for early 2017

    Dashboard Confessional announce headlining tour dates for early 2017

    Early next year Dashboard Confessional will once again hit the road for a headlining tour. The Chris Carrabba fronted band will kick off their winter tour Jan. 18 in Boston with their concert at the Paradise Rock Club. Joining them on this run of dates is Vinyl Theatre.  Dashboard Confessional has...
  • The trumpeter who worked with a list of diverse artists such as Fiona Apple, the Yellowjackets, Burt Bacharach, and Herbie Hancock just migh

    2017 Grammy noms rustle up welcome jazz surprises

    While the pop-loving mainstream’s fawning over Adele, Rihanna, Beyoncé, Drake, Kanye West, and Justin Bieber’s predictable nominations, the selective jazz world’s in a stir over the 2017 Grammy exceptions, after the media announcement early yesterday morning. Besides the mostly established, brand...
  • Mariah Carey

    Mariah Carey sleighs 'All I Want for Christmas is You' performance on 'VH1 Divas'

    In honor of the festive season, VH1's "Divas Holiday: Unsilent Night" special aired on Dec. 5. Among the talent booked, the music channel made sure to call up the Queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey. The special featured performances by greats like Patti LaBelle and Chaka Khan alongside newcomers like...
  • Adele makes waves with new single 'Water Under the Bridge'

    Adele makes waves with new single 'Water Under the Bridge'

    U.K. singer-songwriter Adele's "Water Under the Bridge" continues to climb the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her latest single has reached No. 78 on the Dec. 17 edition of the tally. "Water Under the Bridge" is the fourth single from Adele's massively successful 25 album. It follows lead single "Hello...
  • Best Americana albums of 2016

    Best Americana albums of 2016

    For fans of Americana music, 2016 has provided a bounty of new albums nearly unheard of in recent years. Dozens of great releases flooded the record stores and every month it seemed like another standout album or two was hitting the market. It made choosing the ten outstanding releases of the year...
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