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The Austin Musician’s Struggle: “A story about being from Austin for us is about trying to leave Austin.”

You can find a gig in Austin seven days a week. This most attractive quality of the Austin music scene is also its most detrimental. It’s hard to stand on Red River and see past 6th St and over the hill country. For many artists that’s attractive enough, especially when it takes at least five hours to drive out of Texas in any direction. It’s a trip watching your band fall into their nook of the Austin music scene. It’s just as cool seeing where your contemporaries land. We’ve had the…

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RedGorilla Music Fest Coming To Texas In March

Are you planning on being in Austin, Texas in mid-March? Well, if you are, then consider heading to 6th Street for the RedGorilla Music Fest. The festival takes place Monday, March 16 – Sunday, March 21st, and is completely free to attend. Since 2001, this festival has helped promote hundreds of up-and-coming independent artists and further their careers. Over the years, artists such as Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore, Foster The People, Andrew W.K., and countless others have graced the stages of the festival. For more information and to stay up to…

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Craig Owens Announces Acoustic Tour Dates

Craig Owens has unveiled the dates for his new acoustic tour, called Four Nights In Texas, where he will perform acoustic versions of songs by Chiodos, D.R.U.G.S., Cinematic Sunrise, some solo material and covers, plus “a few other fun surprises.” Owens stated “Playing acoustic provides me with the opportunity to connect in a much more intimate setting with fans. I believe it allows me to open up and be more vulnerable, tell stories, and communicate in ways that a full on rock show setting simply doesn’t. Growing up these were my favorite moments with…

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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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The Sword “Hidden Masters” Lyric Video

The Sword have released a lyric video for “Hidden Masters”. The video premiered on Revolver Magazine, and you can check it out below, after the jump. The Austin, TX based band released their last album Apocryphon back in 2012 on Razor & Tie. Purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here.  Please follow and like us:

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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Mark Workman ‘How To Be A Music Tour Manager’

Infectious Magazine is thrilled to bring you the first in a series of industry interviews where we aim to bring you insight from some of the music industry’s finest. In the coming weeks, you’ll see interviews with PR professionals, label staff, tour managers, festival promoters, and many more with advice for bands, aspiring industry professionals, and those who just want to learn more about the field. Kicking things off is tour manager & lighting designer Mark Workman, who has worked with bands such as Testament (most recently supporting Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage) Queens of the Stone Age, Anthrax,…

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Fall Of Troy Announce Reunion Shows

Fall of Troy announced they will play three reunion shows in December. Each night will be at Red 7 in Austin, Tx and will consist of the band playing one album in its entirety. Head below for details and a message from the band. You can buy concert tickets here and purchase a CD here.   Please follow and like us:

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Papermoons Announce ‘No Love,’ Stream Two New Songs

Papermoons have announced their new album, No Love will be released on September 17, 2013. You can check out two new songs, “Arms Length” and “Ghost” courtesy of Deep Elm Records after the jump. Purchase a CD here. Buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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