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McDowell Mountain Music Festival Announce 2017 Lineup News 

McDowell Mountain Music Festival Announce 2017 Lineup

The Shins, who were on the bill in 2013, will return to the stage of Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix for the 14th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival. Also on the bill will be Chromeo, Flume and Grouplove. Arizona’s only 100 percent non-profit music festival brings an eclectic assortment of artists to Phoenix Friday, March 3-Sunday, March 5. Other artists this year include Gov’t Mule, Lettuce, DJ Mustard, Emancipator Ensemble, Bob Moses, Railroad Earth, the Record Company, SunSquabi, Hayley Kiyoko, Turkuaz, Whiskey Myers and Treezus. Arizona music is well…

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PLAYLIST: Inspiring & Supportive Features Playlists 

PLAYLIST: Inspiring & Supportive

We decided to do a playlist about the bands who not only inspire us, but also support us through an online community. They are bands that share in our struggle and understand our sacrifice. We wanted to give them a chance to gain exposure for their music. They’ve all worked very hard and deserve to be heard, so we wanted to use this opportunity to showcase their amazing music. You can check out each song below or listen to the playlist in it’s entirety here. 

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Sylar Signs With Hopeless Records Hardcore News 

Sylar Signs With Hopeless Records

Queens, New York hardcore band, Sylar joined the Hopeless Records roster. The band are now among the likes of All Time Low, Neck Deep, and The Used. In anticipation of the signing, the label released a video welcoming the band to the Hopeless Family. Check out the promotional video, below, along with a music video of their tack, “Prescription Meditation” to get a feel for the band’s sound. To hear more from Sylar, you can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here.

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Buzzworthy Band Of The Week: Calling All Captains Features Interviews 

Buzzworthy Band Of The Week: Calling All Captains

In less than two months, the Vans Warped Tour will embark on yet another journey around the United States! I know, I can’t believe it’s that time of year again either! While we all are excited to see bands such as Pierce The Veil, PVRIS, and Silverstein, there are a ton of bands fighting for their place on the biggest music festival to tour the U.S. And these bands can be found at none other than the Battle of the Bands powered by Ernie Ball! Each week we will highlight one band in this ultimate battle…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #74 Features Photos Photos of the Week 

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #74

“Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you’ve had a bunch of bad days and there’s different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music.” ― Taylor Swift The following photos were posted between April 12-23, 2015 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed…

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TIDAL: The Music Industry’s Biggest Lie Alternative Indie Metal News Pop Pop Punk Rock 

TIDAL: The Music Industry’s Biggest Lie

Major modern artists all the way from Alicia Keys to Jay Z have come together to release one of the first ever artist owned music platforms… or, so they say. “Jimi Hendrix once said, that music doesn’t lie,” Alicia Keys spoke at the podium for TIDAL’s launch video, and she’s right. Music doesn’t lie, but these musicians who have come together to be a face for the type of companies they state they are against? That is a lie, perhaps one of the biggest lies we have ever seen in the…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #72 Alternative Features Indie Metal News Photos Photos of the Week Pop Pop Punk Rock 

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #72

“And I thought about how many people have loved those songs. And how many people got through a lot of bad times because of those songs. And how many people enjoyed good times with those songs. And how much those songs really mean. I think it would be great to have written one of those songs. I bet if I wrote one of them, I would be very proud. I hope the people who wrote those songs are happy. I hope they feel it’s enough. I really do because they’ve…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #71 Alternative Features Indie Metal News Photos Photos of the Week Pop Pop Punk Rock 

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #71

“Some people have lives; some people have music.” ― John Green, Author, Will Grayson, Will Grayson The following photos were posted between March 6-12, 2015 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Week #70

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PRODUCT REVIEW: The Music Box – February Alternative Indie News Pop Reviews Rock 

PRODUCT REVIEW: The Music Box – February

We all know what February is the month of love, and boy did The Music Box sure make me feel loved with their latest box. Even though I didn’t receive my box until very late in the month due to the Postal Service being dumb, the contents definitely made up for the tardiness. Check out all the wonderful goodies I got after the jump! Also, be sure to check out each one of the bands I mention, and head over to Facebook to give them each a “Like.” If you…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #70 Features News Photos of the Week 

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #70

“If it weren’t for music, I would think that love is mortal.” ― Mark Helprin, Author, A Soldier of the Great War The following photos were posted between February 27 – March 5, 2015 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Week #69

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