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  • Pop-rockers Neon Trees are both catchy and commercially popular

    Pop-rockers Neon Trees are both catchy and commercially popular

    Neon Trees named themselves after the lighted palm trees visible on the signs of fast food chain In-n-Out Burger. After bassist Branden Campbell joined the band in 2006, the band found out that his father had been responsible for installing the exact "neon trees" that had prompted lead singer Tyler...
  • Guinevere talks In Technicolor Tour, influences, and what's next

    Guinevere talks In Technicolor Tour, influences, and what's next

    Toronto-born pop singer Guinevere is currently out on the In Technicolor Tour with Jesse McCartney, and she recently performed at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. (see photos and a recap of the show here). That afternoon, AXS met up with her for an interview, where they talked about the...
  • Squeeze: Still cool for cats and everyone

    Squeeze: Still cool for cats and everyone

    The pop rock band Squeeze first hit the FM radio airwaves in the U.S. in the very late '70s as a part of the Brit contingent of the new wave music scene. At that point the group was going by the name UK Squeeze so as not to be confused with an American band with a similar name. From that era their...
  • Interview with rising international pop stars SPICA

    Interview with rising international pop stars SPICA

    Each and every single member of the super girl group called SPICA (Boa Kim, Bo Hyung Kim, Jiwon Yang, Juhyun Park, and Narae Park) has the talent, looks, and personality to be an international star on their own. Teaming up together simply gives them an unfair advantage! There is so much artistry...
  • There’s nothing but good vibes in Jordan JAE’s uplifting ‘Making Me Crazy’

    There’s nothing but good vibes in Jordan JAE’s uplifting ‘Making Me Crazy’

    With a smile bright enough to compete with the sun and a genuinely irresistible sincerity, rising teen pop star Jordan JAE unveils her latest video. At its core, “Making Me Crazy” may contain a powerful message about the angst of conformity, but in typical JAE fashion, she focuses on the happy and...
  • Charli XCX premieres 'Break the Rules' single, announces new album 'Sucker'

    Charli XCX premieres 'Break the Rules' single, announces new album 'Sucker'

    Indie pop singer Charli XCX premiered the new song "Break the Rules" on Monday (Aug. 18). The electro-rock tune previews her upcoming album titled Sucker. Charli XCX rose to the ranks for the second time this year when she co-wrote and featured on Iggy Azalea's summer anthem "Fancy." The duo hit no...
  • Taylor Swift, "Shakes It Off," with Motown inspired single

    Taylor Swift, "Shakes It Off," with Motown inspired single

    Herbie Hancock once said, “to be an artist, a musician you have to drive yourself, you can’t listen to what other people think or what they want to hear from you. You as the artist are the only one that knows what is best for you, and not what others are saying about you.” True to form Taylor Swift...
  • Röyksopp and Robyn have an out-of-body experience in 'Monument' video

    Röyksopp and Robyn have an out-of-body experience in 'Monument' video

    Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp and Swedish pop star Robyn premiered the music video for "Monument" on Aug. 12. The two acts seem to have an out-of-body experience in the astral clip. "Monument" is one of the songs lifted from Röyksopp and Robyn's collaborative EP Do it Again. They previously...
  • REO Speedwagon coming to Las Vegas to rock The Orleans Showroom

    REO Speedwagon coming to Las Vegas to rock The Orleans Showroom

    While considered one of the top bands in 1980s, REO Speedwagon have been playing for 40 years and will perform its many hits at Orleans Showroom in The Orleans Sept. 19-20. Taking their name of precursor to the light truck (REO) and playing frat parties at the University of Illinois in the late...
  • Gloria and Emilio Estefan to establish program at Las Vegas clinic

    Gloria and Emilio Estefan to establish program at Las Vegas clinic

    Latin and pop superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio have donated funds to establish the Major José M. Fajardo Patient Services Program. It will be a first-of-its-kind program dedicated to coordinating and facilitating the unique quality-of-life and social service needs of multiple...
  • Mandy Moore's debut single 'Candy' turns 15: Her top 10 singles released

    Mandy Moore's debut single 'Candy' turns 15: Her top 10 singles released

    Pop singer Mandy Moore burst onto the music scene 15 years ago on August 17, 1999 with her debut single “Candy.” 15-years-old at the time, she was the youngest of the pop diva pack in the late '90s that included peers like Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Jessica Simpson. She would crank out...
  • Guinevere opening for Jesse McCartney on the In Technicolor Tour

    Recap: Jesse McCartney's In Technicolor Tour hits Six Flags Great Adventure

    This Friday, August 15, was a perfect day to be at Six Flags, and what better way to cap off a day of sunshine, laughter, and rollercoasters than a concert? Jesse McCartney's In Technicolor Tour stopped at the Showcase Theater in the Movie Town area of the park, which is also home to rides like The...
  • 'The Voice' performer Naia Kete continues on after her Team Blake tenure

    'The Voice' performer Naia Kete continues on after her Team Blake tenure

    Naia Kete caught the attention of music superstars Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green when she auditioned for season two of NBC's Emmy Award-winning reality TV competition "The Voice." The Massachusetts-born singer-songwriter decided to join Team Blake, and thus found herself - and her pop-reggae sound...
  • Brody Jenner and DJ William Lifestyle to perform in Las Vegas this weekend

    Brody Jenner and DJ William Lifestyle to perform in Las Vegas this weekend

    Brody Jenner, one of the reality stars of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” and “Bromance,” will perform along with DJ William Lifestyle for the first time at the original dayclub in Las Vegas, Rehab, inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino today. Colby O’Donis continues the party tomorrow. Jenner...
  • 'American Idol' star Jordin Sparks making moves in music and film

    'American Idol' star Jordin Sparks making moves in music and film

    Jordin Sparks made a splash when she won season six of "American Idol" in 2007. The Arizona-born singer-songwriter was the youngest champion in the FOX reality show's history - not bad for someone who actually had to audition twice before she could make it on the program, as she told Entertainment...
  • Orenda Fink announces new tour dates

    Orenda Fink announces new tour dates

    Orenda Fink just announced additional fall tour dates which will include shows at this year's CMJ Music Marathon. The upcoming tour will make stops in major cities such as Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Atlanta and more. All upcoming shows are listed...
  • INXS miniseries is a class act

    INXS miniseries is a class act

    Rock band biopics can be disappointing for fans looking for more than the standard "Behind the Music" tale of sex, drugs, and stage antics, but the INXS story, "Never Tear Us Apart," delivers a poignant look at the 20-year history of Australia's most successful band. The miniseries, which aired for...
  • Emerging artist: Meghan Trainor scores with empowering 'All About That Bass'

    Emerging artist: Meghan Trainor scores with empowering 'All About That Bass'

    Some artists wait years to reach the top of the charts. Twenty-year-old Meghan Trainor is getting there in record time with her cheeky debut single “All About That Bass.” Written earlier this year – when Trainor didn’t even have a record deal – and officially released in June, the tune has soared to...
  • Kalin and Myles announce new 'Chasing Dreams' dates

    Kalin and Myles announce new 'Chasing Dreams' dates

    In 2011, 19-year-old Kalin White met 21-year-old Myles Parrish hanging at a house party in their native Northern California. Little did they know that they would end up being the pop sensations they are today. Since than, Kalin and Myles have already managed to round up a massive fan base, become...
  • Concert review: Miley Cyrus ends Bangerz Tour with a bang in Chicago

    Concert review: Miley Cyrus ends Bangerz Tour with a bang in Chicago

    Party balloons fell from the rafters, backup singers ran around the stage in animal costumes and cheerleader outfits, and Miley Cyrus waved around an inflatable penis and danced with a little person wearing a tight bodysuit. And that was all during the first song. Say what you will about Miley Cyrus...
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