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STREAM: Twin Peaks “Butterfly”

Chicago’s Twin Peaks released a lyric video for their newest song, “Butterfly.” The track is off the group’s upcoming album, Down In Heaven, which is scheduled to release on May 13 through Grand Jury. A handwritten lyric video for the single was created by the band’s very own, Clay Frankel. Check out the buzzing track, below, which according to Pitchfork could be summed up into the phrase, “Let’s have sex because we are going to die.” To hear more from Twin Peaks, you can purchase a CD here. The band will be on…

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The Most Important Thing We’ve Learned: Treat Every Show Like It’s The Most Important One Of Your Career

You finally landed that gig that will put you on the map.  You put countless hours into practice and promotion, text everyone in your contacts list (even that girl you had a crush on back in high school ), and strike a deal with that shady promoter to sell 50 presale tickets, otherwise you’ll have to mortgage your parent’s house. After weeks of stressing out, the day is finally here. You pick out your best clothes, do all your pre-show rituals, and load into the venue. Now you are ready…

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WATCH: Cage the Elephant – Trouble

The music video for “Trouble,” the second single off Cage The Elephant‘s fourth studio album, Tell Me I’m Pretty (RCA), came out today. Directed by singer Matt Shultz (his directorial debut) and set in the Southern California wilderness, the music video is a dream filled with gratification and bizarre snapshots of the ordinary and extraordinary. It’s all very wistful. “I really wanted to make a video that was like John Wayne or a young Clint Eastwood acting in a Cocteau Play or Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberry’s,” Shultz said in a statement. Cage the Elephant is…

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Outside Lands Releases 2015 Lineup

Spring has sprung again, and thus Outside Lands has released its 2015 lineup. The 3-day festival will take place August 7-9th in San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park. This year boasts a headlining group of Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, and Wilco. This will be the 8th year of the festival, which has hosted the likes of Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Metallica, Muse, Pearl Jam, Radio Head, and Arcade Fire. Read more to check out the rest of the 2015 lineup. If you…

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Lollapalooza Announces 2015 Lineup

Lollapalooza is back! The festival has revealed their lineup for this year’s event and oh, what a diverse lineup it is. Set to take place on July 31 through August 2, Lollapalooza will be taking over Grant Park in Chicago, IL for days full of music and fun. Some of the bands included in this year’s lineup are Metallica, Florence + The Machine, Twenty One Pilots and Brand New. That’s not even scratching the surface for all the other amazing acts performing. You can check out the full lineup and festival…

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5 Songs You Must Hear Before July 2014 Ends

Sometimes the world of rock can get noisy and chaotic as hundreds of hopeful up-and-comers and experienced legends release new material each month. Don’t fret about filtering through it all though. Here’s a list of five song releases in July that you should listen to before the month comes to a close. Please follow and like us:

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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Lineup Announced

The lineup for this year’s Fun Fun Fun Fest has been announced. This year’s festival will be held on November 7 – 9 in Austin, Texas. Some of the bands announced to play at the festival are Death Cab For Cutie, City and Color, Deafheaven and Glass Jaw, along with many, many more. Fun Fun Fun Fest started in 2006 and is known as a place to discover new talent. Not only is the festival know for its amazing performances; it also offers a lot of things such as food…

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Pitchfork Music Festival Adds To 2014 Lineup

Pitchfork Music Festival recently added St. Vincent, Danny Brown, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, Real Estate, Schoolboy Q, Earl Sweatshirt, Cloud Nothings and more to the 2014 lineup. They will join headliners Beck, Kendrick Lamar and Neutral Milk Hotel. You can check out the full lineup and schedule after the jump. The festival will take place from July 18-20 in Chicago. You can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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SXSW Announces Round Three Of Bands

South By Southwest added over 700 bands to their festival line up. Register for the festival and buy concert tickets here. See the full line up of showcasing artists here, and make sure to purchase a CD to support your favorite bands. Check out the newest additions to the festival below, after the jump: Please follow and like us:

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Riot Fest Announce Day By Day Lineup

Riot Fest has announced the official Chicago day by day lineup with a couple new bands added. You can check out the full list below, and buy concert tickets here.           Please follow and like us:

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