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STREAM: The Thermals Release New Song

  The Thermals have an early Valentine’s gift for all their heartbroken and jaded fans — the premiere of their new single “My Heart Went Cold.” The track comes from the indie rockers’ forthcoming album We Disappear, scheduled to drop on March 25 via Saddle Creek Records. This will be the group’s seventh full-length studio album, following 2013’s Desperate Ground, which was produced by Death Cab For Cutie‘s Chris Walla. The group announced a tour to support the new album earlier last week.Check out the The Thermal’s new track and full 2016…

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Elton John Announces Plans To Collaborate On Upcoming Killers Album

The world could get a new Killers record before the end of 2016, and there’s a chance Elton John will be in the credits. In a promotional interview with Shazam, John revealed plans to hit the studio with frontman Brandon Flowers and company to collaborate on the group’s forthcoming album. “I’m hoping to go to Vegas and write with Brandon for the new Killers record,” John said. “I’m leaving today. So that’ll be interesting.” Up until this point, details regarding the Killers’ follow-up to 2012’s Battle Born have been limited, with Flowers only confirming the…

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Youth Lagoon Calls It Quits

Youth Lagoon‘s frontman Trevor Powers took to social media Monday to announce that his dream-pop project will end following their upcoming tour. In a message posted to Twitter, Powers wrote: “…there is nothing left to say through Youth Lagoon. It will exist no more.” Youth Lagoon have been making music since 2011 and released three albums, including 2015’s Savage Hills Ballroom. The Boise natives are scheduled embark on a European tour February 3, then return stateside for a pair of festival appearances in March. The group’s final performance is currently set on…

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Black Sabbath Postpones Tour Dates

Health problems for Ozzy Osbourne have forced Black Sabbath to take some time off the road. The group cancelled its concert Saturday night (January 30) in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, just two hours before the sold-out show was scheduled to start. Black Sabbath also proactively postponed its show this coming Monday, February 1, in Calgary. Messages on the band’s official social media feeds read: “Due to extreme sinusitis with Ozzy Osbourne, the shows in both Edmonton and Calgary have been postponed. Details regarding rescheduled dates will be announced as soon as they are available.”…

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The Kills Announce North American Tour

Although The Kills have not released new music since 2011’s Blood Pressures, the indie-rockers have remained active on the tour circuit. And this year, the group shows no sign of slowing down their globe trotting with an announcement on Wednesday of a new North American tour. The tour, which is slated to kick off in April, includes gigs at Coachella and the Shaky Knees Festival. You can find The Kill’s full tour schedule after the jump. Numerous articles and press releases have reported that the duo is working on new…

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Former I See Stars Screamer Announces New Music

Former I See Stars screamer Zach Johnson has made his first new music announcement since leaving the band. Johnson is set to provide guest vocals on a Guard My Ways track entitled “44”. According to statements released in December 2015 from both Johnson and guitarist Jimmy Gregerson, they were asked to leave I See Stars by the remaining four members. The rest of the band will embark on a winter tour starting this February. To hear more from I see Stars, you can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. You…

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Roskilde Festival Adds 21 New Names To Line-Up

Roskilde Festival organizers announced 21 additions to its 2016 line-up on Monday. Highlighting Monday’s announcement is LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Chvrches and Savages, who will be joining already announced likes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foals and Bring Me The Horizon.   One of Europe’s biggest summer festivals, the announcement brings the list of confirmed performers to 53 out of an eventual 175 acts. Roskilde Festival will take place from June 25 2016 to July 2 2016, just outside of Copenhagen in Denmark. For tickets and information, visit here. You…

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My Morning Jacket Announce U.S. Spring Tour Dates

My Morning Jacket has announced a limited number of spring tour dates in support of their 2015 album, The Waterfall. This year’s tour kicks off April 27 in Oklahoma City, and is built around the group’s headlining spot at the Shaky Knees Music Festival in May. Check out the complete tour itinerary, below, and let us know which date you’re looking forward to in the comments section. Tickets for the tour went on sale starting Tuesday, January 19 at 10:00 a.m. EST, and can be purchased through their main website here. To catch the Louisville natives in action at Shaky Knees,…

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LIVE REVIEW: Kodaline w/ Gavin James, New York, NY

There’s nothing to clear up the sinuses quite like a room packed with 3,000 swooning girls and 150 minutes of guitar-driven torch ballads. Just four years old, Kodaline is already at the peak of its game– putting on a tightly-wound, 16-song set list for all the feisty ladies of Manhattan.  The indie-rock Irish quartet has been on the road for the better part of three years now to support their critically acclaimed debut, In A Perfect World, and follow-up album, Coming Up for Air, where they blended emotionally charged and radio-friendly anthems with Euro electronic synths (a…

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5 Los Angeles Bands You Should Listen To Now

From Sunset Boulevard to Capitol Records, Los Angeles serve as the home base for some of the most important names and recordings in music history—a daunting and dizzying beat. Here’s a list of five up-and-coming Los Angeles acts you should check out from this musical mecca. Please follow and like us:

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