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  • Watch: St. Vincent talks inspiration behind designing her signature guitar and sound

    Watch: St. Vincent talks inspiration behind designing her signature guitar and sound

    It’s probably the selfish dream of every guitar player, amateur or professional, to get the opportunity to design his or her own signature axe one day. Similar to designing your own athletic sneakers or concert festival poster, creating your own instrument from scratch must feel like the ultimate...
  • Meg Myers announces North American summer tour dates

    Meg Myers announces North American summer tour dates

    Alternative-rock singer and bassist Meg Myers has unveiled her full touring plans to close out summer and charge into the fall months with 21 new concert dates announced earlier this week. Myers recently returned with a pair of new songs in “Numb,” and “Take Me To The Disco.” The new tracks are her...
  • The Rails reveal summer 2018 US tour alongside The Pretenders

    The Rails reveal summer 2018 US tour alongside The Pretenders

    British duo The Rails are coming to the United States in July with a packed tour, which includes both headlining dates and dates opening for rock legends The Pretenders. Play the video above to check out an acoustic version of The Rails' song "Hanging On" before you get your tickets to see this...
  • Eric Clapton battles the blues, addiction in documentary

    Eric Clapton battles the blues, addiction in documentary

    It’s an argument that dates back to The Rolling Stones’ first years as an active band: You can teach white English boys how to play the blues, but you can’t make ‘em feel it. If you hadn’t lived the hard knocks life of a Southern sharecropper or Chicago busker, what emotions could you possibly bring...
  • Wilco's Jeff Tweedy announces North American fall tour dates

    Wilco's Jeff Tweedy announces North American fall tour dates

    Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy will continue his 2018 campaign of performing across the U.S. and Canada this coming fall with 11 new concerts now scheduled to begin in September, and run into the early part of October. The fall tour was announced on Tuesday afternoon and is scheduled to begin on Sept. 19 in...
  • Watch 5 Seconds of Summer perform acoustic version of 'Youngblood'

    Watch 5 Seconds of Summer perform acoustic version of 'Youngblood'

    Now that the release of their third studio album is only a handful of days away, the guys from 5 Seconds of Summer are putting their press appearances into overdrive. On Tuesday (June 12), the Australian band headed over to BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge to perform two songs; an acoustic version of their...
  • Watch: Weezer perform ‘Africa’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ with help from Toto’s Steve Porcaro

    Watch: Weezer perform ‘Africa’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ with help from Toto’s Steve Porcaro

    The fans have complained, and Weezer has listened. The popular rock band continues to play (plenty of pun intended) with their fans, as well as the fans of Toto, with their ongoing tribute covers of the classic rock band. Following some previously released covers of Toto’s “Rosanna” and “Toto...
  • Toto announce dates for 40 Trips Around The Sun North American tour

    Toto announce dates for 40 Trips Around The Sun North American tour

    The members of Toto continue to prove that they don’t need Weezer performing their hits for them. The popular rock band have announced their upcoming North American tour plans behind their recently released 40 Trips Around the Sun greatest hits album, which celebrates 40 years of rocking around the...
  • Death Cab For Cutie announce new album ahead of fall tour, share video for lead single ‘Gold Rush’

    Death Cab For Cutie announce new album ahead of fall tour, share video for lead single ‘Gold Rush’

    Death Cab For Cutie will release their next studio album on Aug. 17 with a 10-track project titled Thank You For Today. The upcoming album was announced early Wednesday morning, and will follow 2015’s Kintsugi as their latest and ninth studio effort. The popular rock band from the Pacific northwest...
  • Thirty Seconds to Mars guitarist exits band

    Thirty Seconds to Mars guitarist exits band

    When Thirty Seconds to Mars began their press cycle in support of their fifth studio album, America, fans began to notice that longtime guitarist Tomo Miličević was missing from all the meetings. In March, frontman Jared Leto advised fans that Miličević was taking some time off to deal with a...
  • Spiritualized to release 'And Nothing Hurt,' first album in six years

    Spiritualized to release 'And Nothing Hurt,' first album in six years

    Experimental band Spiritualized has announced their first new music in six years. Largely an individual effort for the band's singer Jason Pierce, Spiritualized's album And Nothing Hurt will be released on Sept. 7 following two new songs to accompany the announcement. Pierce, also known as J...
  • Alkaline Trio announce 2018 US tour

    Alkaline Trio announce 2018 US tour

    Since announcing plans to hit the studio back in 2015, fans have waited patiently for a new Alkaline Trio album. Unfortunately, Matt Skiba joining Blink-182 full time put a halt on production. Following some sporadic performances over the past several months, the band revealed their first U.S. tour...
  • Hozier announces 2018 return with North American tour dates, details sophomore album

    Hozier announces 2018 return with North American tour dates, details sophomore album

    Irish-born singer and soulful rock guitarist Hozier has finally announced his upcoming return to North America for the first performances since 2015. Andrew Hozier-Byrne revealed his upcoming run of 16 headlining shows this fall on Monday morning, which begins in Ontario on Sept. 15 and continues...
  • Led Zeppelin confirm details on 50th anniversary book

    Led Zeppelin confirm details on 50th anniversary book

    Even almost 40 years after breaking up, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin have somehow kept the group’s name and music as one of more marketable acts in mainstream rock. It had been previously reported that Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones had something up their sleeves to help...
  • Oasis' final album 'Dig Out Your Soul' turns 10 years old in 2018

    Oasis' final album 'Dig Out Your Soul' turns 10 years old in 2018

    It’s been 10 years since Oasis released their final album due to public family feuding between brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher. The band found a resurgence in popularity following 2005's Don't Believe the Truth and on Oct. 6, 2008, the band released their seventh studio album, Dig Out Your Soul - a...
  • Papa Roach announce 2018 tour dates

    Papa Roach announce 2018 tour dates

    Papa Roach has already been on the road this year and soon will embark on another leg in support of their latest album Crooked Teeth. The band has announced dates for North America and Europe for mostly the month of August with a few select dates in October. AXS has select tickets here. Papa Roach...
  • Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda shares video for 'Ghosts' from new LP 'Post-Traumatic'

    Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda shares video for 'Ghosts' from new LP 'Post-Traumatic'

    After the tragic death of friend and collaborator Chester Bennington in the summer of 2017, Linkin Park guitarist and singer Mike Shinoda dealt with his grief through the healing power of music. Shinoda released an EP appropriately called Post-Traumatic about how he coped with Bennington’s death...
  • Phish announce box set for their historic 'Baker's Dozen' Madison Square Garden residency

    Phish announce box set for their historic 'Baker's Dozen' Madison Square Garden residency

    In the summer of 2017,  jam titans Phish conducted an unprecedented 13-night residency at Madison Square Garden. In true Phish fashion, they did not repeat a single song, playing over 237 songs spread out over 26 sets. Now, the band has announced the release of a box set from the historic run. Watch...
  • Cold War Kids announce additional 2018 tour dates

    Cold War Kids announce additional 2018 tour dates

    Rock band Cold War Kids is keeping the summer concert season going this August with the announcement of additional tour dates. The band will stop in Asbury Park and Brooklyn on August 11 and 13, respectively. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, June 8, at noon right here on AXS. Cold War Kids...
  • Father John Misty contributes a song to the 'Hotel Artemis' soundtrack

    Father John Misty contributes a song to the 'Hotel Artemis' soundtrack

    In Father John Misty’s song “Mr. Tillman,” he speaks of a man who stays in a hotel and leaves his passport in the mini fridge. In “Please Don’t Die,” FJM sits in a trashed hotel room full of cigarette butts and wine bottles. There’s a hotel theme here.  The singer-songwriter recently penned a tune...
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