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STREAM: Mumford & Sons New Song “The Wolf”

Mumford & Sons have released a new song titled “The Wolf.” The track is off the band’s third studio album,Wilder Mind, which is set to release on May 4 via Glassnote Records. Check out the stream below the jump. The song includes everything that is familiar of Mumford & Sons, but kicked up a notch. The sound is driven by heavy drumming and a dark bass complimenting the band’s vocals. The band seems to be drifting further and further away from their indie, folk rock roots and taking a leap into a harder side of the spectrum, which…

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2015 Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

Manchester, Tennessee hosts Bonnaroo every year, which has announced its lineup for this year’s edition. The concerts will take place from June 11th to June 14th. While the event features only a couple of the artists that Infectious Magazine normally covers, the event is a massive festival that is still adding more talents to its roster and highly worth noting. Below the jump, you can see the full list of artists attending Bonnaroo, which seems to have something for everyone. Tickets go on sale January 17th, which you can purchase here. Please follow…

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WATCH: The Preatures Answer Questions At Bonnaroo 2014

Australian alt rock band, the Preatures, answered some questions for Billboard Magazine at the 2014 Bonnaroo Music Festival, which drew to a close this weekend. Watch the full Q&A session below the jump. The Preatures talk about traveling often from Australia to the U.S., and about a new album that is expected to come out in fall 2014. Purchase a CD of their work here, or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK #37

This week has been filled with award shows and festival kick-offs. The Relentess Kerrang! Awards took place on Thursday, June 12th. You can check out a full list of winners here. Thursday was also the opening day of Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee. You can check out a live stream of the festival everyday (June 12th-15th) here. And finally, one of the summer’s most anticipated tours, the Vans Warped Tour, kicked off in Houston today. Those who could not make the trip to Texas for the first day were treated to a live stream of the 30+…

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Mapping America’s Music Festivals: A Regional Guide

Have you ever found out that all your favorite bands were playing together in one neat package at a single music festival, only to click for more info and discover that the event was a thousand miles away? Music festivals aren’t inexpensive, so here’s a handy map for a quick look at the “heavy hitters” in each region to minimize what you have to put into your gas tank. In case you find yourself tiring of the bigger crowds, there are a few wildcards thrown into the mix as well….

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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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Daily Beast Lists Best Summer Music Festivals

Online news Mag. The Daily Beast has put together a list of their top summer music festivals. The list includes some well known classics like Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, but also some less publicized events like Sasquatch and Bayou Country Superfest. Check out the full list below the jump. Buy concert tickets well ahead of time, or purchase a CD in support of your favorite artists. Please follow and like us:

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What To Expect At Music Festivals

The summer concert season is upon us, and that means one thing: outdoor festivals. These glorious events offer hours of brilliant fun and adventure if you come prepared and avoid the pitfalls. These top survival tips will help. Please follow and like us:

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Study: E-Cigarette Makers Target Music Festivals

A study released today by members of Congress suggests that e-cigarette companies see music festivals as optimal places to advertise their products. According to Bloomberg: “Six of nine companies surveyed had sponsored or provided free samples at 348 events in the last two years, including the Bonnaroo and Coachella music festivals and Grand Prix races.” Please follow and like us:

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Bonnaroo Teams Up With Red Bull Music Academy

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) announced a long-term partnership for the creation of a RBMA Bass Camp and after-hours RBMA Stage in  Manchester, T.N., which will be on the festival grounds through 2018. The Bass Camp will be equipped with a recording studio and living areas for those participating. The camp is a smaller version of the RBMA workshop that travels from city to city, around the globe, that gives artists the chance to collaborate and enjoy music together at various festivals. Twenty…

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