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The Gaslight Anthem Announce ‘The 59 Sound’ Tour

When The Gaslight Anthem announced they’d be playing The 59 Sound in full at Governer’s Ball in NYC, I think I speak for many of us when I say we were all pretty bummed that we wouldn’t be able to see such a momentous occasion. That’s why the news of an official tour where the band will hit 10 cities to play the album in full, comes as such sweet news. Special guests will include Matt Mays, Tim Berry, Flatliners, Matthew Ryan, and Joe Sib. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, and you…

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STREAM: The Strokes – “Future Present Past” EP

One week before headlining the New York City’s Governors Ball Music Festival, The Strokes revealed they’re coming out with a new EP. Future Present Past (Cult Records), due on June 3rd, will be their first release since 2013’s Comedown Machine (RCA Records). Singer Julian Casablancas made the announcement on his Sirius XM radio show, Culture Void, this morning. You can stream the entire EP after the jump. To pre-order Future Present Past and promotional bundles, click here. To purchase CDs or buy concert tickets, click 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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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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ALBUM REVIEW: Conor Oberst ‘Upside Down Mountain’

I’ll just come right out and say it: I have never listened to Bright Eyes before. *Gasp!* I know, what kind of music fan am I, right?! Before this year, I had no idea what kind of music Bright Eyes played or who Conor Oberst was, but to redeem myself, I had heard of both. With the release of the Bright Eyes frontman’s new solo album, I took the opportunity to finally grace my ears with the magnificent voice of Conor Oberst. And as I expected, I was not disappointed…

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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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The 1975 Talk Future Album Plans

The 1975 frontman Matty Healy recently acknowledged that although the band plans to tour until January, a new album will hopefully be released in autumn of 2015. Healy divulged in an interview with Billboard: We’ve been (writing) quite a lot and there’s a lot of new music for the next record — but I’m not supposed to talk about it at the moment…We’ve got a very good idea of what’s going on, but that could change, too. Can’t wait until 2015? The 1975’s North American tour will conclude at the…

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STREAM: Bleachers “Shadow”

Yesterday, Bleachers (the project from the lead guitarist of fun.) released a second song called “Shadows.” Bleachers is going to be featured on many upcoming festivals including Governor’s Ball, Firefly, Outside Lands, and Lollapalooza. If you would like to see Bleachers perform live, buy concert tickets here. You can purchase a CD to Bleachers’ first single, “I Wanna Get Better” here.  You can also watch the music video for “I Wanna Get Better” and listen to their new release below. Please follow and like us:

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Governors Ball Music Festival Individual Day Tickets

Individual Day Tickets for The Governors Ball NYC Music Festival will go on sale today! If you can only make it to one day of the festival instead of all three, then you should snag yourself an Individual Day Ticket once they’re released. To do so, you can buy concert tickets here. The Governors Ball will take place this year from June 6-8 on Randall’s Island in NYC, and the lineup is looking stellar. Save the date, and while you’re waiting for the festival to approach, don’t forget to purchase…

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