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And The Nominees For The 2016 APMAs Are…

Every 30 minutes for the past six hours today, Alternative Press has gradually revealed, via Instagram video, this year’s nominees for the Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards fueled by Monster Energy. Set It Off‘s Cody Carson and Jenna McDougall from Tonight Alive were the magazine’s emcees. Leading the charge with nominations are All Time Low, August Burns Red and Sleeping with Sirens, all of whom are in the running for Album of the Year. Want to vote? Click here. Find out who wins on July 18. You can see the full list…

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Shinedown to Headline Carnival of Madness

Carnival of Madness will be kicking off its seventh year this July. Gallivanting around the country will be Shinedown (headlining this year’s festival just as they did the first year of its inception), Halestorm, Black Stone Cherry, and Whiskey Myers. The tour was founded by artist management company In De Goot Entertainment (Neon Trees, Theory of a Dead Man). According to Shinedown’s Brent Smith, Carnival of Madness is “a celebration of rock music where the lines between those on stage and those in the audience are blurred. Where everyone is sharing in this amazing moment….

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10 Songs By Female-Fronted Bands That You Need To Hear

Unfortunately, despite the progressions we’ve made with sexism in the music industry, we still have a long way to go. Because of this, female fronted bands are often not taken very seriously. The music scene usually tends to expect them to conform to some ridiculous notion of having to be these risque and scantily dressed pop acts. Apparently woman are not allowed to form rock bands and play music that is apparently “male.” Despite this notion, you get waves of females that defy this so-called social norm. Here is a playlist…

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Redlight King, Halestorm Announce Tour

Redlight King have announced a winter tour with Halestorm, which kicks off in Tennessee before making its way through the East Coast, Canada, and finally Chicago, IL. Check out tour dates, along with their newly released music video for “Born To Rise” after the jump, and purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Monster Energy Announces Aftershock Festival Lineup

The Monster Energy Aftershock Festival Lineup has been announced! Performances include A Day To Remember, Falling In Reverse, Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth, and many more. The festival will take place on September 14th-15th at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA. The winner of Ernie Ball’s Battle of the Bands will also perform. Check out the lineup after the jump. You can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Heaven’s Basement Tour Diary #1

Heaven’s Basement take us on the road with this exclusive tour diary! Check out the first entry after the jump, check out this tour diary’s online photo gallery HERE and buy concert tickets or purchase a CD of Filthy Empire here. Please follow and like us:

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