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  • Interview: Erica Dee on this weekend's Lightning in a Bottle experience

    Interview: Erica Dee on this weekend's Lightning in a Bottle experience

    This Memorial Day weekend, Lightning in a Bottle kicks off a transformational experience in Bradley, Calif. With its eclectic mix of artists, speakers and demonstrations, this festival will certainly open the eyes and hearts of festival-goers near and far. In order to get ready and make the most of...
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    Exit 56 Blues Fest brings a weekend of free music to Delta Heritage Center

    There’s real good news for blues fans as the Exit 56 Blues Fest is almost here. Set to take place in Brownsville, Tenn. on May 27 and 28, the festival is also easy on the pocketbook as there will be no admission charge. Headliners on Friday, May 27 will be the Memphis-based five-piece Mississippi...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Amon Amarth raises their horns with Rock on the Range

    Swedish "Viking" metal band Amon Amarth also made their highly anticipated Rock on the Range debut as they headlined the festival's second stage on Sunday. Combining their blend of melodic death metal with the theatrics of an Alice Cooper or Iron Maiden made for quite the performance. The crowd that...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Zakk Sabbath slays Rock on the Range

    Legendary guitar player Zakk Wylde performed at Rock on the Range with his band using the moniker Zakk Sabbath. Solely covering Black Sabbath songs, they should have been allotted a much longer time frame than the thirty-minute set that they were permitted to play. Of course, that didn't stop them...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Biffy Clyro makes Rock on the Range debut

    Hailing from Scotland, hard rocker Biffy Clyro finally made their Rock on the Range debut in 2017. Around the world they are one of the biggest acts in rock music, having headlined major festivals like Sonisphere and Leeds. For whatever reason, they're still making the climb here in the United...
  • Kari Cummings

    Photos: Kurt Vile, Ice Cube, Phantogram, Danny Brown and more at Project Pabst Denver

    Pabst Blue Ribbon is an unpretentious beer and fittingly, Project Pabst is an unpretentious music festival. Unlike the large-scale fests that take over acres of land and earn their money back on costly VIP packages, Project Pabst Denver is a day-long block party that features local bands at smaller...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Rival Sons kicks off the main stage at Rock on the Range

    California rockers Rival Sons made their return to Rock on the Range and kicked off the events on the Main Stage of the festival's final day. This band takes its influences from old school blues and hard rock. There really is no better recipe for sustained success in rock & roll than being blues...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Volbeat destroys Rock on the Range

    One of the most often requested and appreciated bands on Rock on the Range fan pages each year is the Danish metal band Volbeat. With very heavy riffs and sing-along choruses, they continue to climb lists as a Rock on the Range performer. While they demand crowd participation, they don't really need...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Dorothy captivates Rock on the Range

    Los Angeles rock outfit Dorothy returned to Columbus' Rock on the Range, this time with a complete record of their own behind them. The band has a very heavy blues sound with riffs that compare to the mighty Black Sabbath. While the musicianship is spot on and a refreshing throwback to rock's roots...
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    Photos: Metallica ride the lightning (literally) at Rock on the Range

    Heavy metal legends Metallica finally made their debut at Rock on the Range. Far and away the biggest act ever to play the long-running hard rock festival, many feared the show might not even happen, as the weather was bad all weekend and forced multiple evacuations of the premises. Mother Nature...
  • Lana Del Rey premieres new song 'Cherry' live at KROQ's Weenie Roast

    Lana Del Rey premieres new song 'Cherry' live at KROQ's Weenie Roast

    Indie-pop artist Lana Del Rey premiered a new song during her set at KROQ's Weenie Roast festival on May 20. The crowd in Carson, Calif. got treated to a live performance of "Cherry." Del Rey was one of the headlining acts at this year's Weenie Roast alongside acts like Lorde, Paramore and Imagine...
  • The Offspring puts on epic performance at Rock on the Range

    The Offspring puts on epic performance at Rock on the Range

    Punk rock legends, The Offspring have currently taken over as the performance of the weekend at Rock on the Range 2017. They raced through an hour long set and crammed 16 of their best tracks into that time frame. Punk bands don't have a historic track record at the festival like metal and classic...
  • Amy Harris

    Photos: KORN set shortened by weather at Rock on the Range

    Nu-metal titans Korn were picked to headline the second day of Rock on the Range 2017. Unfortunately, pending severe weather interfered with the 40,000 or so festival goers for the second straight day. Korn was forced to leave the stage with about fifteen minutes left to finish their set, much to...
  • Amy Harris

    Photos: Papa Roach celebrates new record at Rock on the Range

    Nu-metal legends and Rock on the Range originals, Papa Roach, have been one of the events favorite mainstays over the past eleven years. It is very seldom that they are not booked for the event and even when they aren't, their charismatic front man Jacoby Shaddix has been known to appear for various...
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    Interview: Mondo Cozmo talks touring, festivals and more

    Mondo Cozmo, aka. Josh Ostrander, has hit the music world by storm. While he has yet to release an album, he does have a number one hit with his single "Shine." His music name resulted from his dog's name, whom he adores, and loves to chat about. He recently made his television debut on "Jimmy...
  • Amy Harris

    Watch: Corey Taylor, Live and others pay tribute to Chris Cornell at Rock on the Range

    There was a different feeling in the air this year as Rock on the Range 2017 began. The celebration was underway, but one day after the shocking and devastating news about the death Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, sorrow hung over the festival that was supposed to see Soundgarden headline on...
  • LCD Soundsystem replaces Frank Ocean at Sasquatch! Music Festival

    LCD Soundsystem replaces Frank Ocean at Sasquatch! Music Festival

    Channel Orange has been replaced by the Sound of Silver. In what amounts to a pretty even trade (all things considered), Frank Ocean has been replaced by LCD Soundsystem as the opening night headliner at Sasquatch! Music Festival, set for May 26-28 at The Gorge Amphitheater in George, Wash...
  • Jazz Aspen Snowmass launches 'How Do You 72' ticket contest for their June Experience

    Jazz Aspen Snowmass launches 'How Do You 72' ticket contest for their June Experience

    While Aspen, Colorado is famous for its winter activities, the mountain town is just as amazing in the summer. Of course, the Jazz Aspen Snowmass June Experience has you covered when it comes to music. But there are so many other things to do in and around Aspen when you’re not checking out your...
  • 5 unforgettable moments at Shaky Knees Festival 2017

    5 unforgettable moments at Shaky Knees Festival 2017

    This past weekend, from May 12-14, the fifth annual Shaky Knees Festival hosted a diverse group of over 60 musicians. With a variety of local food trucks based in and around the Atlanta area, they were definitely a big hit, with several top sponsors, like Ford and Jack Daniels. Shaky Knees is known...
  • Five must-see artists at Bonnaroo 2017

    Five must-see artists at Bonnaroo 2017

    With five big stages and a handful of smaller ones, choosing who to see at Bonnaroo is a summer conundrum for many every year. The 2017 lineup is especially chock-full of world class acts such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lorde and The Weeknd, so we've narrowed down the cream of the crop to give you...
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