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INTERVIEW: Vada March

Infectious managing editor Joe Ballard recently had the chance to speak with fast-rising New York-based soul singer/songwriter Vada March. In this exclusive interview, Vada speaks candidly about auditioning for American Idol and The Voice, what it’s like competing with a lineup full of metal bands, plans for a brand new EP, and much more. I have to start by saying congratulations on achieving First Place at the audition round for Stand Against Suicide’s Battle of the Bands competition! Can you tell me a little more about the upcoming final in May…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK #35

Hi music lovers! Facebook has announced that in the coming weeks it will release a new way to tag music in your status update. According to this article here is how it works: Once the feature has been enabled, your phone will be able to detect what song is playing in the background, much like Shazam does. Once it is able to match the song it will add it to your post. So tell us – will you enable this new audio feature? Do you think this will serve as a new way…

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News Rock 

WATCH: Paramore American Idol Performance

Paramore recently performed “Decode” and the new single “Ain’t It Fun” on American Idol with finalist Jena Irene. The band’s latest album, Paramore, was released in April 2013. You can purchase a CD here and check out a video of the performance after the jump. You can buy concert tickets here for the upcoming Monumentour with Fall Out Boy. The tour kicks off this summer on June 19 in Hartford, Connecticut. Please follow and like us:

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Paramore To Perform On American Idol

Paramore will be performing on the season finale of FOX’s American Idol. The band will be performing with Jena Irene Asciutto, a season finalist. Be sure to watch the two-part season finale next Monday and Tuesday. Don’t forget, Paramore will be on an earth-friendly tour with Fall Out Boy this summer. If you haven’t gotten tickets yet I suggest you get them soon. You can buy concert tickets here and check out tour dates after the jump.       Please follow and like us:

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Cover Wars: Falling In Reverse VS Like A Storm "Gangster's Paradise" Features Metal News Rock 

Cover Wars: Falling In Reverse VS Like A Storm “Gangster’s Paradise”

Coolio’s “Gangster’s Paradise” is undeniably one of the most memorable rap songs of the ’90s and has been covered by many different artists, from Weird Al Yankovic to American Idol’s pretty boy, and season 8 winner, Kris Allen. But now the classic song is being covered by bands in the rock scene. One of which, is from New Zealand rock band Like a Storm and was featured on their 2012 album Chaos Theory Pt. 1. The song has also been added to the satellite radio station Sirius XM Octane. But…

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Travis Barker Discusses Transplants ‘In A Warzone’

Travis Barker answered some questions for Billboard at the American Idol finale about the upcoming Transplants release In A Warzone.  You can check out the video after the jump, and you can purchase a CD or vinyl of the album or buy concert tickets here.  Please follow and like us:

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GUEST BLOG: Leave The Classics Alone And Pick Up A Guitar

My name is Jim Ivins and I am an independent musician in New York City. I, like everyone else, am still very much adrift trying to figure out this new tech-driven music industry that has left everyone in the game baffled. I am all about new ideas and innovation and DIY and people trying to figure out the best way to get noticed and even…dare I say it…make money in this business, however, there is one route that WAY too many people are taking that I have a MAJOR problem…

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Carly Rae Jepsen To Announce Tour, Perform On ‘American Idol’ Finale

Carly Rae Jepsen has revealed in a new interview with Rolling Stone that she has plans to tour the US this summer. In addition, Jepsen will also perform on the American Idol finale. Check out more information after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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John Mayer Announces First Tour In Three Years, Phillip Phillips To Support

  John Mayer has announced his first tour in three years with support from Phillip Phillips. You can check out his 2013 tour schedule after the jump and buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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