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  • Mike Peters continues to sound The Alarm

    Mike Peters continues to sound The Alarm

    The Alarm has been together since the band was founded in Wales by vocalist and rhythm guitarist Mike Peters. Originally a punk rock group, Peters reformed them and they begun to change into a new wave outfit playing politically inspired music. During the early eighties, the U.K. entertainment...
  • Meg Myers: Performer profile

    Meg Myers: Performer profile

    If the world has been waiting on a female musician to display the intensity of Rage Against the Machine's Zac de la Rocha coupled with the primal emotion of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain, then Meg Myers successfully fulfilled that wish. Meg Myers is what we get when the female angst of artists such as...
  • How does The Garden grow? Find out at the band's show at the Pressroom

    How does The Garden grow? Find out at the band's show at the Pressroom

    It must be because of all the rain that Phoenix has received lately. Finally, after a long hot summer, a garden is about to flourish in the desert. Actually the garden in question isn’t just any old garden; rather it’s The Garden, a two-piece, minimalist punk-leaning band from Orange County...
  • Get The Led Out to play Brooklyn Bowl on Oct.5

    Get The Led Out to play Brooklyn Bowl on Oct.5

    The Brooklyn Bowl will morph in Zeppelin central this weekend when Get The Led Out comes to Las Vegas. The nationally-acclaimed Zeppelin tribute band is set to play the bowling alley music venue on Sunday, Oct.5. If you’re a fan of Led Zeppelin, Get The Led Out won’t disappoint. This tribute band...
  • For music legend Alan Parsons, no project too daunting

    For music legend Alan Parsons, no project too daunting

    Ignorance may be bliss. But there’s a lot to be said for exploring the untold mysteries of the universe. You just never know what savory morsels of erudition are right under your nose waiting for the chance to amaze and astound. One need look no further than music icon Alan Parsons. To the casual...
  • AFI straight edge hardcore side project XTRMST announces November album release

    AFI straight edge hardcore side project XTRMST announces November album release

    Davey Havok and Jade Puget, the two most prominent members of hard rock band AFI, have announced the release of the first album for their new hardcore side project known as XTRMST. The rockers revealed in a Thursday that the duo's 14-track self-titled album will drop on November 18. Havok and Puget...
  • Top 5 DFW rock/pop concerts in October 2015

    Top 5 DFW rock/pop concerts in October 2015

    The month of October 2014 presents a lot of fantastic concert opportunities for fans of rock music in the DFW area. Whether you prefer pop, classic, rock or metal, there is a huge concert for everyone. Here is a look at the upcoming concerts coming to Dallas and Fort Worth over the next month for...
  • Killer local NOLA acts to check out at Gretna Fest 2014

    Killer local NOLA acts to check out at Gretna Fest 2014

    October in New Orleans may mean an empty wallet but complete personal bliss and happy earholes. Why? The month opens with a festival, closes with an even bigger one, and has a slew of block parties, festivals and exciting shows sandwiched within its scant 31 days. From Oct. 3-5 is the Gretna...
  • Metallica players and friends honor jazz great Jaco Pastorius

    Metallica players and friends honor jazz great Jaco Pastorius

    Listen closely to the all-encompassing roar of Metallica and you can hear -- the sophisticated jazz bass stylings of the late, great Jaco Pastorius? At least that's the story from Metallica (ex-Suicidal Tendencies) bassist Robert Trujillo, who is repaying his musical debt to the jazz legend by...
  • Culture Collide festivals to showcase global artists: We are the world

    Culture Collide festivals to showcase global artists: We are the world

    With the recent announcement of Culture Collide’s stellar music festival lineups, the only ones making more noise than gleeful music fans are Rosetta Stone shareholders. Because with artists from 20 countries set to take the stage, fretful concertgoers will no doubt be burning the midnight oil over...
  • California indie rock band Best Coast brings the best

    California indie rock band Best Coast brings the best

    When it comes to California rock, Best Coast brings the best. The band is really a duo of Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno, and they have found an evolving formula for alternative pop-rock perfection. The extent of their success is evident in the quality of the music as well as the vast popularity...
  • Thievery Corporation to play City National Civic in San Jose

    Thievery Corporation to play City National Civic in San Jose

    Thievery Corporation will be performing in San Jose, California Wednesday. Boombox will open for them. The concert will coincide with Techmanity, Silicon Valley's first annual technology and lifestyle event. The synergy between the two should make for an exceptionally great event. The show...
  • The timeless music of The Zombies

    The timeless music of The Zombies

    The Zombies are a band from Hertfordshire, England that had their first international success as part of the British Invasion of America in 1964. Lead By lead singer Colin Blunstone and keyboardist Rod Argent, The Zombies' first radio hit was the haunting single "She's Not There," which peaked at...
  • O.A.R. play Summer Ends Music Festival Day 1 at Tempe Beach Park.

    Summer Ends begins with a bang: Day 1 highlights

    Picture a batting lineup with cleanup hitters from top to bottom and you can only begin to appreciate the exceptional roster of melody makers on stage for Day 1 of the Summer Ends Musical Festival v.1 on Sep. 26. The opening stanza of Tempe Beach Park’s updated fall musical celebration set the bar...
  • Sixx:A.M. to stream first live performance in 5 years on AXS Oct. 7

    Sixx:A.M. to stream first live performance in 5 years on AXS Oct. 7

    In anticipation for their new album release, Modern Vintage, the bad boys of Sixx:A.M. will finally re-unite in front of their fans for a live show on Oct. 7 at the iHeartRadio Theater in LA. Those who won’t be in the City of Angels to catch the show can still rock out from home by streaming the...
  • Sixx:AM prep for 'Modern Vintage' release with Black Label Society's Jeff Fabb

    Sixx:AM prep for 'Modern Vintage' release with Black Label Society's Jeff Fabb

    Seven years have passed since Sixx:A.M. unleashed its debut album The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack to enthusiastic reception. The supergroup trio, comprised of Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx, Guns N’ Roses guitarist D.J. Ashba, and acclaimed songwriter, producer and vocalist James Michael, released its...
  • Rí Rá Las Vegas to attempt world record for longest gig ever

    Rí Rá Las Vegas to attempt world record for longest gig ever

    On Wednesday, Oct. 1, Rí Rá Las Vegas along with a lineup of determined musicians will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous live gig. For 16 straight days, bands from all over the world will play live with only a 25-second break between songs and only a five minute...
  • Bill Kreutzmann is leaving a positive legacy

    Bill Kreutzmann is leaving a positive legacy

    Bill Kreutzmann may be most famous for his 30 years playing drums for the ultimate psychedelic jam band, The Grateful Dead, but he has been consistently been making music and supporting the environment through support of several organizations ever since The Grateful Dead stopped performing in 199...
  • The two faces of Sixx:AM vocalist James Michael

    The two faces of Sixx:AM vocalist James Michael

    Two first names—two sides of fame, James Michael is an extraordinary talent even if most people are unaware of the magic he has helped create for music fans the world over. Michael is the least known and most unheralded member of the Los Angeles-based hard rock supergroup, Sixx:A.M., which also...
  • Four reasons 1984 may have been the best year for music

    Four reasons 1984 may have been the best year for music

    Thirty years ago, America experienced one of the greatest years in the history of popular music. Here are the things that added up to 1984 being so special. 1. Bruce Springsteen and Prince Some years are dominated by a particular superstar - 1984 had two. That summer Bruce Springsteen released his...
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