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  • KISS to 'Rock and Roll All Night' through November at The Hard Rock Hotel

    KISS to 'Rock and Roll All Night' through November at The Hard Rock Hotel

    From Elvis to Elton John, Las Vegas has hosted dozens of music legends. This November, it will add one more to the list. For the first time ever, rock legends KISS will take up residency at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. With their trademark black and white makeup and heavy metal...
  • Jackson Browne announces new album and tour

    Jackson Browne announces new album and tour

    Jackson Browne has been a part of the music world since 1972, when he released his first self-titled album. That was 42 years ago, and on Oct. 6, he will be releasing his 14th album. The upcoming album will be titled Standing In The Breach, and to support the new album, Browne has announced a tour...
  • Joe Satriani, master of the guitar instrumental, continues G3 Tour

    Joe Satriani, master of the guitar instrumental, continues G3 Tour

    Joe Satriani could be considered one of the greatest hard rock guitar players of all time. Known primarily as an instrumentalist, the layers of diversity in his style of music are what have kept him relevant after decades in the business. Legend has it that Satriani, who began playing guitar at the...
  • The Cars are pop rock titans

    The Cars are pop rock titans

    While other bands blended killer pop synths, rockabilly thump and stripped down punk minimalism, none have done it better than Boston-based new wave band The Cars. Formed by lead singer and guitarist Ric Ocasek, singer and bassist Benjamin Orr, keyboardist Greg Hawkes and drummer David Robinson in...
  • John Hiatt and Robert Cray: Perfect together in New Brunswick

    John Hiatt and Robert Cray: Perfect together in New Brunswick

    Blues rock icons John Hiatt and Robert Cray have paired for a summer tour that pulls into New Brunswick’s State Theatre on Saturday, July 19. Hiatt is a Grammy-nominated performer who has released 21 albums in a 35-year recording career. Cray holds five Grammy awards in a musical career that rivals...
  • Slowdive Announces First North American Tour in 20 Years

    Slowdive Announces First North American Tour in 20 Years

    It has been 20 years since the band Slowdive has toured across America, but they're back. The English shoegaze rockers announced their first tour of North America, which will include the United States and Canada, according to their website. Slowdive will also stop in Toronto this October, where they...
  • A little fatherly advice from Uncle Ted: ‘SHUTUP&JAM!’

    A little fatherly advice from Uncle Ted: ‘SHUTUP&JAM!’

    Conventional wisdom dictates that you don’t stand next to Ted Nugent during a lightning storm. But what’s a billion volts when you can witness the Motor City Madman’s lightning-quick fretwork and over-the-top stage antics up close and personal? True, there may be a few people out there that don’t...
  • AFI: This flame won't go out

    AFI: This flame won't go out

    If you draw your attention back far enough, you’ll find a band called A Fire Inside, popularly abbreviated to AFI; a group whose expansive influence touched the edge of the budding hardcore scene in the early 2000s, and have continued to tread the line between post-hardcore, and dark alternative...
  • All’s well that ends well: Weezer announces new album

    All’s well that ends well: Weezer announces new album

    What is it about an artist’s earliest work that invariably makes the biggest impact on the music world? Perhaps it’s the unspoiled originality of the material. Or maybe it’s inspiration borne of desperation. Whatever it is, by the time a band has progressed to their 10th album, chances are good that...
  • Grammy and Academy award-winning musician Ryan Bingham playing and touring

    Grammy and Academy award-winning musician Ryan Bingham playing and touring

    Best known for his Academy and Grammy award-winning music featured in the Jeff Bridges film, "Crazy Heart," Ryan Bingham is still making great strides with his music, and gaining an ever-growing fan base. He's released three albums with his former band, The Dead Horses, and his most recent release...
  • Hurray for the Riff Raff's engaging take on traditional music wins over crowds

    Hurray for the Riff Raff's engaging take on traditional music wins over crowds

    Alynda Lee Segarra is just your typical Bronx-born female Puerto Rican feminist queer folk singer. Segarra fronts Hurray for the Riff Raff, a band whose popularity has been growing since a January NPR profile introduced them to a wider audience. While the band has earned a lot of attention for its...
  • One Direction, George Strait have 2014's highest-grossing concert tours so far

    One Direction, George Strait have 2014's highest-grossing concert tours so far

    Who are the biggest touring artists in the world? The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen may be the first names that come to mind, but those legendary acts trail behind boy band One Direction and country singer George Strait on the list of the highest grossing concert tours (worldwide and U.S.) in...
  • This week's top concerts: Justin Timberlake and the Warped Tour

    This week's top concerts: Justin Timberlake and the Warped Tour

    Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour is the obvious choice as the best concert event for the week of July 13. The singer just returned to America after two months performing to sold-out crowds and earning great reviews during the European leg of his trek. If Timberlake's music isn’t your...
  • More than 30 years after forming, Social Distortion still rocks the house

    More than 30 years after forming, Social Distortion still rocks the house

    While many fans have their own definition of what punk should be, that actually does the genre a disservice. Punk is anarchy, the unexpected, the sound of masses getting loud and doing their best to forget about a mundane existence. Punk rock has come a long way from the three-chord progressions...
  • Jack Bruce riding high on 'Silver Rails'

    Jack Bruce riding high on 'Silver Rails'

    Jack Bruce will likely forever be best known for his work with British classic rock band Cream, and for good reason. The legendary trio, featuring Bruce on bass and vocals, Eric Clapton on guitar and Ginger Baker on drums, ruled the rock airwaves in the late '60s with hits like “I Feel Free...
  • Punk rockers MXPX celebrate 22 years, go acoustic

    Punk rockers MXPX celebrate 22 years, go acoustic

    Considering that the majority of bands barely last a year or two, for a group to have a successful run of more than two decades is quite an accomplishment. The Bremerton, Washington-based punk rock outfit MXPX has in 2014 turned 22-years-old, meaning that someone born the same time as the band would...
  • Cloud Nothings and Nina Persson headline 2014 Culture Collide Los Angeles lineup

    Cloud Nothings and Nina Persson headline 2014 Culture Collide Los Angeles lineup

    Cleveland-based indie rock band Cloud Nothings, Swedish singer Nina Persson of the Cardigans, and Colombian musician Quantic are the headliners for Culture Collide Los Angeles, a three-day festival at various venues in Echo Park in Los Angeles on October 16-18. The lineup for the fifth-annual event...
  • Bowling For Soup: A little older and a little better

    Bowling For Soup: A little older and a little better

    If you’ve been alive and aware the last decade, you already know who Bowling For Soup is. Famous for such hits as their SR-71 cover of “1985,” and “Girl All The Bad Guys Want,” which was nominated for an actual Emmy. Seriously. But after 20 years in the business, like so many bands, Bowling For Soup...
  • Rumspringa: Run wild

    Rumspringa: Run wild

    In certain Amish communities the term “rumspringa” refers to a time in adolescence when the youth of the community are left to their own devices and experience the world at large, ending when they choose either to leave permanently, or accept baptism in the Amish church. The group Rumspringa...
  • Singer-songwriter LP returns to the spotlight on 'Night Like This'

    Singer-songwriter LP returns to the spotlight on 'Night Like This'

    Following a long break of songwriting for other artists, LP returned to the spotlight last month with her album Forever for Now. Among the gems on the set, the one that shines the brightest is "Night Like This." Laura Pergolizzi, who goes by the name LP on her releases, broke out in the music scene...
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