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  • Adam Ant announces US dates for Anthems: The Singles Tour

    Adam Ant announces US dates for Anthems: The Singles Tour

    This fall, new wave superstar Adam Ant will bring his delightfully eccentric and eclectic music to the masses once again. Kicking off in September, the musician born Stuart Leslie Goddard will conduct an extensive tour of the United States. The ANTHEMS: The Singles in the US Tour will see the...
  • How bands got their name: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

    How bands got their name: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

    Australia’s greatest export, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have established themselves as one of the most innovative and interesting alternative rock bands in the world. From the ashes of the Australian post-punk group the Birthday Party, the group initially specialized in making thrilling...
  • How bands got their name: Sigur Rós

    How bands got their name: Sigur Rós

    Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós has cultivated a massive international audience despite the inscrutable nature of their music. Since they formed in 1994, Sigur Rós has specialized in creating ethereal and hauntingly beautiful Icelandic music. As such, lyrics to the band’s songs are unintelligible...
  • How bands got their name: Death Cab for Cutie

    How bands got their name: Death Cab for Cutie

    The Bellingham, Wash.-based alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie found incredible success by going against the grain. Eschewing the abstractness and irony that informed the work of many of their contemporaries, Death Cab embraced directness and sincerity. After gaining a sizable underground...
  • How bands got their name: Radiohead

    How bands got their name: Radiohead

    When they first came to prominence, Radiohead seemed like the last great band to arise from the Britpop scene of the early and mid-‘90s.  However, instead of being the dying embers of moribund genre, the group ended up being the sparking a new one. They, along with their other English indie rock...
  • How bands got their name: The White Stripes

    How bands got their name: The White Stripes

    As hard as it is to admit, rock ‘n roll is not the cultural force it once was. In recent years, younger genres like EDM and hip-hop have overtaken the once dominant form in terms of relevance and innovation. Still, rock music has gone through dormant intervals before, only to come to roaring back to...
  • How bands got their name: At The Drive-In

    How bands got their name: At The Drive-In

    At the Drive-In will go down in music history as one of the best bands to arise out of the post-hardcore boom of the late ‘90s and early 2000s. After building a sizable underground following by touring relentlessly, the El-Paso, Texas-based punk rock group breakthrough to the mainstream with the...
  • How bands got their name: Interpol

    How bands got their name: Interpol

    With one quick Google search, you will realize that a band choosing the name Interpol could only happen in the pre-social media days. In the late 2010s, band names are frequently selected based on how well they will trend on social media, often including abnormal characters or spellings in order to...
  • The Squirrel Nut Zippers to swing and shout at City National Grove of Anaheim

    The Squirrel Nut Zippers to swing and shout at City National Grove of Anaheim

    It's been 20 years since the Squirrel Nut Zippers shook audiences with their seminal album Hot and it's hit single "Hell." Still just as fired up two decades later, the offbeat North Carolina band will bring their grooves and theatrics to the City National Grove of Anaheim on March 31. SNZ rose to...
  • How bands got their name: Band Of Horses

    How bands got their name: Band Of Horses

    Over the last 15 years, Band of Horses has quietly established themselves as one of the greatest indie rock bands to emerge in the 2000s. Since the release of their hit 2004 debut Everything All the Time, the Seattle-based group has attracted a devoted following by crafting soulful, painfully...
  • Linkin Park and Kiiara touch on pretty heavy themes in the new music video for their latest single, "Heavy."

    Linkin Park release intense music video for single, ‘Heavy,’ featuring Kiiara

    After nearly 17 years of fueling the adrenaline of audiences around the world with their signature alternative rock sound, Linkin Park are still pumping out the hits. The veteran rock group released a new music video for their latest single, “Heavy,” on Thursday. The emotionally-heavy power ballad...
  • How bands got their name: The Cure

    How bands got their name: The Cure

    There are few gothic rock bands that have become as legendary as The Cure. The English band had a plethora of hit singles under their belt and was one of the leaders of the post-punk movement that created new wave. That movement would go on to forever change pop music, and The Cure, naturally...
  • How bands got their name: Red Hot Chili Peppers

    How bands got their name: Red Hot Chili Peppers

    One of the best and best-selling rock groups in the history of the genre, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have stayed relevant by changing with the times. In the early ‘80s, they debuted as a scrappy funk and metal quartet. At the beginning of the ‘90s, they rode the alternative rock wave to become one of...
  • Depeche Mode adds Dallas concert to new Global Spirit tour

    Depeche Mode adds Dallas concert to new Global Spirit tour

    Depeche Mode was one of the most successful alternative rock bands of the '80s and now they are heading back out on the road for another world tour. Live Nation reported that Depeche Mode will be heading to Dallas with a stop at the Starplex Pavilion. The concert will take place on Sept. 22 and...
  • Top 5 best Alanis Morissette songs from 'Havoc and Bright Lights'

    Top 5 best Alanis Morissette songs from 'Havoc and Bright Lights'

    In 2012, Alanis Morissette released her studio album Havoc and Bright Lights which followed 2008's scorching Flavors of Entanglement. Between those albums, Morissette got married and had her first child, something that would not have been easily predictable considering the content on Entanglement...
  • Watch Depeche Mode perform 'Where's The Revolution' on 'The Tonight Show'

    Watch Depeche Mode perform 'Where's The Revolution' on 'The Tonight Show'

    After announcing tour dates for the North American leg of their Global Spirit Tour yesterday, Depeche Mode performed live in New York on "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon." Music guest Depeche Mode performed their latest single "Where's the Revolution" for "The Tonight Show" audience on March...
  • Top 5 best Alanis Morissette songs from 'Flavors of Entanglement'

    Top 5 best Alanis Morissette songs from 'Flavors of Entanglement'

    Alanis Morissette is virtually a hidden figure in the music business since she broke out onto the mainstream scene in 1995. Her albums are few and far in between but when she comes back, she always has something to say about what's going on in her life. In 2008, she released Flavors of Entanglement...
  • Depeche Mode announce dates for their 2017 North American Global Spirit tour

    Depeche Mode announce dates for their 2017 North American Global Spirit tour

    The news that Depeche Mode fans in North America have been waiting for is finally here! Dates for the North American leg of the Global Spirit Tour have been officially announced. Following their massive European tour, Depeche Mode will continue across the globe to the U.S. and Canada for 2...
  • 5 best Elle King lyrics

    5 best Elle King lyrics

    Elle King's career took off when the hit single "Ex's and Oh's" climbed the charts and finally got noticed on mainstream. Her down to earth sass and raspy vocals is a breath of fresh air with her blended genres of blues, rock, folk and soul. King crossed over into the country market singing on Dierk...
  • OneRepublic coming to Dallas for 'Honda Civic Tour'

    OneRepublic coming to Dallas for 'Honda Civic Tour'

    OneRepublic has announced that they are headlining the Honda Civic Tour in the summer of 2017 with Fitz & The Tantrums and James Arthur serving as their opening acts. Live Nation reported that the Honda Civic Tour with OneRepublic will hit Dallas on Sept. 11 at the Starplex Pavilion and tickets...
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