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PLAYLIST: The Commuters – Mixing It Up & Dialing It Down

The Commuters just made and released a new music video for our song “You’ll Stay Right Here.” Unlike pretty much all of our other songs, this one is a straight-ahead ballad. Not that I have anything against ballads — it’s a special song about learning someone close to me was extremely ill — it’s just different from all our other tracks. So to mark this occasion in our career, here’s a playlist of songs by other bands who, after rocking it out for most of their careers, suddenly changed course and dialed it…

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FEATURED ARTIST: StereoKid Interview & More

There are probably many people out there who haven’t heard of StereoKid. I’m not going to say that’s anyone’s fault in particular, there are a lot of bands out there, and one can only learn about so many at a time. But if you have the chance, check out StereoKid. It’s not only cause they’re some of the most laid back and nice guys around, which they are, they’re also incredibly talented. A little about the band: made up of brothers Greg and Dan Neal, and members Roger Lambert, &…

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Foo Fighters To Play At Life Is Beautiful Festival

The Foo Fighters will be playing in the Life is Beautiful Festival on October 26 in Las Vegas, NV. The band will be headlining Sunday’s show while Kanye West and Outkast will headline Friday and Saturday respectively. Alongside Foo Fighters, bands such as Panic! At the Disco, Arctic Monkeys, and Switchfoot will also be playing at the three-day festival. On November 10,  Foo Fighters are scheduled to release their eighth album Sonic Highways. Their last album, Wasting Light, came out in 2011. To listen to more Foo Fighters, you can purchase a…

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The History Of Music Festivals

Welcome to festival season! While we are currently already two months into a music aficianado’s favorite time of year, the fun has only just begun, with concerts spanning all the way through August. Those of us that keep up with the festivals, we all know the biggest names and where they are… But do we know the history behind those festivals? Infectious Magazine takes a look at 4 of the best-known summer music festivals and how they got their start. These festivals were created for surprisingly simple reasons, but grew…

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Lollapalooza 2014 Schedule Announced

Lollapalooza returns to downtown Chicago from August 1 to 3, and now festival-goers can start planning out their itinerary. The full 2014 lineup was announced earlier, but now Lolla has released their full schedule, which you can check out here. Per usual, the festival presents an array of difficult choices: Eminem vs. Arctic Monkeys on Friday, OutKast up against Calvin Harris, Cut Copy and others on Saturday, and Kings of Leon squaring off against Skrillex, Chance the Rapper and Darkside on Sunday. Oh, the choices. Other decisions you’ll be forced to make:…

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LouFest 2014 Lineup Announced

LouFest, held in St. Louis, Missouri, just announced its 2014 lineup. The festival will take place from September 6-7 with Outkast and Arctic Monkeys as headliners. Check out the rest of the lineup below, after the jump. You can buy concert tickets here, and don’t forget to purchase a CD from your favorite bands to help yourself get pumped in the meantime! Please follow and like us:

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Blink-182 Added To Sziget Festival Lineup

Hungary’s Sziget Festival is adding even more bands to its already impressive lineup: Blink-182, Cee Lo Green, and Jimmy Eat World will be performing this August in Budapest. Other artists playing include Bombay Bicycle Club, Queens of the Stone Age, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, and more. Check out a current list of the scheduled acts below the jump. The festival runs from August 11 – 18. You can buy concert tickets here. Can’t make it all the way to Budapest? Purchase a CD of Blink-182’s music here. Please follow and like us:

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Summerfest 2014 Lineup Announced

This year’s annual Summerfest will be taking place June 25-29 and July 1-6 in Milwaukee, W.I. Some of the big acts you can expect to see there are Fall Out Boy, Paramore, Brand New, Neon Trees, Tegan and Sara among others. You can check out the full lineup below, after the jump. Summerfest is the world’s largest music festival, with 7 stages and between 800,000 and 1,000,000 attendees yearly. The festival also includes food, comedy acts, shopping, fireworks and more. For more on the festival and to buy concert tickets,…

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INTERVIEW: Kongos

Infectious Magazine interviews Arizona (by way of London and South Africa) based band, Kongos. Odds are, you know them for their hit, “Come With Me Now,” but we caught up with the band to discuss their tour with Airborne Toxic Event, their recent spin on Alt radio stations (and how they got there), and what you can look out for in 2014. Check it out below, and purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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