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Brand New Announces Summer Shows

Brand New has announced a few headlining festival performances that they will be doing for this summer. The band announced late last year that they were heading into the studio and have the fans craving their new music. They have previously announced some shows earlier this year and that they’d be re-issuing their album, Deja Entendu, on vinyl. You can check out the festival dates after the jump! If you want to listen to some music from Brand New, you can purchase a CD here. If you want to catch…

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Alexisonfire Announce 2015 Tour Dates

Alexisonfire is back!  This past week they left a cryptic message on their Instagram hinting at news being announced on Monday. No we have our answer! They have announced some big time tour stops for this coming year. They will be performing at several well-known festivals in North America and Europe, while they have yet to announce any tour stops in the United States. You can check out the poster after the jump! If you want to listen to some music from Alexisonfire, you can purchase a CD here. If…

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Riot Fest Announce Denver, Chicago and Toronto Dates

Riot Fest has released the official dates for their Denver, Chicago and Toronto festivals. Check out the time frames below the jump and let us know which stop you’re excited for. The complete lineup as well as concert tickets are still on the way. In previous years, Riot Fest has included performances from La Dispute, Jane’s Addiction, Citizen and many others. You can purchase concert tickets here when they become available. Please follow and like us:

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Pitchfork Music Festival Lineup

Pitchfork Music Festival will be opening their gates this July 17 at Chicago’s Union Park. The 3-day festival will continue on through the 19th. The festival will include performances from CHVRCHES, Jimmy Whispers and Future Islands and many others. Single-day passes are still available. Three-day passes are selling fast so if you’d better act quick if you’re interested.  You can purchase concert tickets here. Check out the updated lineup below the jump and let us know which group you’re excited for. Please follow and like us:

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Lone Star Music Festival Cancelled

Blink -182 was set to headline the Lone Star Music Festival this November, but the festival has been cancelled. The Lone Star Music Festival was to take place at Discovery Green on Nov. 7 and Nov. 8, with major headliners including Blink-182, Steve Aoki and Sublime with Rome. You can check out a vague message from the promoters below the jump. You can buy Blink concert tickets here or purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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How To Attend Festivals On A Budget

For all the music gurus out there, we can all celebrate because it is finally festival season.  However, as festivals all over the country gain popularity, it feels as if attending them means dropping mega bucks just so you can help pay off those big name promoters and sponsorships that are running rampant throughout the music industry.  However, there are several things you can do to make festivals affordable. 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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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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Bled Fest Adds Another Band To Line Up

Bled Fest has added Candy Hearts to the line up. Candy Hearts is an indie punk band from New Jersey. The band consists of four members and is currently signed to Bridge 9 Records. You can give them a listen here. Bled Fest started in 2004 by Ben Staub and 30 or 40 of his friends having a basement show and pool party. The event has grown into one of the most talked about DIY festivals in the Midwest, featuring 70 bands on 6 stages with no barricades. Just face-to-face…

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Yellowcard Back In The Studio

A tweet from Ryan Key, of the band Yellowcard, indicates the band is returning to the studio to get back to making music together. (Check out the tweet below, after the jump!) The band, which will be performing at Vans Warped Tour this year, has spent the past few months touring the US with their Ocean Avenue Acoustic tour. Members of the group have been tweeting about their recent music writing endeavors, but this is the first tweet indicating that they’ll finally be returning to the studio, and fans couldn’t…

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