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  • Local H added to Metallica tour

    Local H added to Metallica tour

    Earlier this month, Metallica revealed that a handful of dates on their upcoming summer tour were short one band, so the iconic outfit decided to run a contest to decide who would join them on those select dates. Eight bands from across the country were in the running to get the opening slot. Voting...
  • Prince tribute band Purple Xperience announce 2017 tour dates

    Prince tribute band Purple Xperience announce 2017 tour dates

    While many tribute bands are a group of fans who love playing the music of their favorite group or artist, the Prince tribute act Purple Xperience boasts a frontman, Marshall Charloff, who has not only had a successful career outside of the tribute group but who has also played with the Purple One...
  • Watch: James Corden teases 'A Week with Harry Styles,' has hang up face-off in funny clip

    Watch: James Corden teases 'A Week with Harry Styles,' has hang up face-off in funny clip

    It looks like James Corden is doing his friend Harry Styles a huge favor. The “Sign of the Times” singer rang the Tony Award-winning actor and talk show host up on FaceTime and asked if he could crash on “The Late Late Show’s” couch in his upcoming visit to Los Angeles. Lucky for us, Corden agreed...
  • Watch: James Arthur makes 'Tonight Show' debut with acoustic version of 'Say You Won't Let Go'

    Watch: James Arthur makes 'Tonight Show' debut with acoustic version of 'Say You Won't Let Go'

    British pop star and “The X Factor UK” season nine champ James Arthur made his debut on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on April 25 by playing a stirring, stripped down, acoustic version of his romantic ballad “Say You Won’t Let Go.” The hit single hails from his second studio album, Back...
  • Watch: Ed Sheeran and James Blunt smash Elton John's 'Sacrifice' duet

    Watch: Ed Sheeran and James Blunt smash Elton John's 'Sacrifice' duet

    In case you missed it, British pop star pals Ed Sheeran and James Blunt delivered a stunning rendition of Elton John’s 1990 chart-topping ballad “Sacrifice” for an appearance last month on Taratata. In the attached video of the performance, Blunt leads off with the first verse from behind the piano...
  • The Voice season 12 episode 20 recap and performances

    The Voice season 12 episode 20 recap and performances

    NBC's "The Voice" narrowed its Season 12 field from the Top 12 to the Top 11 on Tuesday with its second live results show. Coaches Adam Levine, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani not only found out which of their team members would be going home, but also shared a special moment in tribute...
  • Interview: The SLVR Tongues get 'Rough Around The Edges' with new EP

    Interview: The SLVR Tongues get 'Rough Around The Edges' with new EP

    The SLVR Tongues might look like a country trio but that would be underestimating them. Band members Hannah Huntley, Peter Erik and James Lynch are country, yes, but they're also equal parts rock and pop. The group just released their four-song EP Rough Around The Edges on April 7, which includes...
  • Beyoncé announces her Formation Scholars Award

    Beyoncé announces her Formation Scholars Award

    Beyoncé is celebrating the one-year anniversary of her critically acclaimed sixth studio album Lemonade by giving back. The “Formation” singer has unveiled her Formation Scholars Award. According to the Associated Press, the scholarships will go to one female student at four different schools. The...
  • Veil of Maya announce headlining shows during Animals As Leaders trek

    Veil of Maya announce headlining shows during Animals As Leaders trek

    Next week, Chicago metalcore outfit Veil of Maya kick off their U.S. tour supporting Animals As Leaders. Like many treks, there will always be a couple holes in the itinerary, whether it's a typical Monday night off or a rare occurrence of a free Thursday night. The band decided to take it upon...
  •  Dark Tranquillity reveal 2017 North American tour

    Dark Tranquillity reveal 2017 North American tour

    Since the release of their latest album Atoma, Swedish death metal outfit Dark Tranquillity have been touring nonstop throughout the world. Their 12 track album, which is out on Century Media, is their first release without founding member Martin Henriksson, who left the band last year due to losing...
  • Okilly Dokilly announce North American tour with Beatallica

    Okilly Dokilly announce North American tour with Beatallica

    "Nedal" outfit Okilly Dokilly have been raising countless eyebrows with their uncanny mustaches and songs such as "Flanderdoodles" and "Godspeed, Little Doodle." The Phoenix, Arizona band recently finished touring with Mac Sabbath and Metalachi on the Mockstrocity Tour in support of their debut...
  • Future Islands add additional North American tour dates

    Future Islands add additional North American tour dates

    The always exciting synthpop group Future Islands have announced 20 additional North American date to an already massive 2017 tour schedule that includes multiple runs in both North America and Europe. The new dates kickoff on Sept. 5 in Richmond, Virginia at The National before heading west...
  • Snoop Dogg, DJ Snake to perform at HARD Summer Music Festival 2017

    Snoop Dogg, DJ Snake to perform at HARD Summer Music Festival 2017

    Since 2007, Gary Richards, who is better known as Destructo, has been delivering explosive lineups via HARD Summer Music Festival. Years have flown by, and the Southern California festival will celebrate its 10 year anniversary at The Speedway in Fontana on August 5 and 6. Fans have been waiting a...
  • Shawna Virago remains honest and true on 'Heaven Sent Deliquent'

    Shawna Virago remains honest and true on 'Heaven Sent Deliquent'

    Transgender music pioneer Shawna Virago is brutally honest. Having performed her brand of punk/Americana folk music since the 1990s, she has nothing to hide. This is made clear on her second album, Heaven Sent Delinquent. Each song has a story to tell whether it's a celebration of outcasts or...
  • Kenny G plays impromptu show on an airplane to raise money for Cancer

    Kenny G plays impromptu show on an airplane to raise money for Cancer

    Saxophonist Kenny G delighted airplane travelers from Tampa to San Francisco recently after a flight attendant asked to musician to assist her in raising funds for American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Passengers on the flight capture the musician's performance on cell phones while on the flight...
  • KMFDM announce fall US tour with ohGr and Lord of the Lost

    KMFDM announce fall US tour with ohGr and Lord of the Lost

    Over the past couple of months, KMFDM have been sharing some old memories from the outfit's iconic 33 year career. During this time, the outfit have been busy working on some brand new music and recently announced a performance at the Cold Waves Festival in Chicago. Most fans in the States assumed...
  • Donald Fagen announces summer US tour

    Donald Fagen announces summer US tour

    This summer, Steely Dan co-founder Donald Fagen will be hitting the road. The singer-songwriter won’t be touring alone, he’s assembled a quartet of young musicians to service his backing band under the name the Nightflies. The band is comprised of guitarist Connor Kennedy, bassist Brandan Morrison...
  • The Voice season 12, episode 19 recap and performances

    The Voice season 12, episode 19 recap and performances

    NBC's "The Voice" returned on Monday as the Top 12 performed for only 11 spots in the Season 12 live playoffs. Further mixing up matters was the fact that coaches Adam Levine, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani were joined by celebrity mentor Shania Twain - not only in the rehearsal room...
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    Bridget Kearney (of Lake Street Dive) brings talented troupe to Northern VA club

    Bridget Kearney is probably best known as the standup bass player for Boston-based soul-pop outfit Lake Street Dive, with whom she’s played for over 12 years. (Unless you count the record she holds for selling the most foam finger souvenirs at Fenway Park in a previous life.) But this multi...
  • Anthrax debuts Kansas cover 'Carry On' live

    Anthrax debuts Kansas cover 'Carry On' live

    Despite the fact that thrash-legends Anthrax are still wielding material from their latest studio album, For All Kings, there's another 'new' song - well, new to Anthrax anyway - that's been making waves as well. Aside from the full track listing from For All Kings and six demos included on the...
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