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Album Review: The Weeks ‘Easy’

Being in a band isn’t easy. Being on the road for months on end isn’t easy. Yet, it’s the way Jackson Mississippi long-haired rockers The Weeks make both a living and a life. With their latest release, Easy, via Lightning Rod Records, brothers Cyle Barnes (vocals)and Cain Barnes (drums), Sam Williams (guitar, vocals) and Damien Bone(bass), The Weeks make a new sound with the help of vintage instruments and old Memphis soul sounds of the iconic Ardent studios. Utilizing Big Star’s snare drum, Elvis Presley’s microphone, and Booker T’s organ,…

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Firefly Festival 2015 Lineup Announced [UPDATED]

Located in Dover, Delaware, Firefly Festival has seen much success since its premier in 2012. Now, after some rumors circulating that included a list of alleged performers for the 2015 lineup, the real deal has been released. The list does, however, exclude one of hits headliners, which is speculated, though not confirmed to be, Paul McCartney. You can check out the full lineup below, which features artists such as Bastille, Kings Of Leon, The Killers, and plenty more. Tickets are on sale now, so you can buy concert tickets here. Update: Paul McCartney has…

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A 12-Year Old Lorde Covers Kings Of Leon

Ella Yelich-O’Connor, commonly referred to as Lorde, broke out with her hit single “Royals” at only 17 years old and followed it up with hits including “Team”, “Tennis Court”, and recently, “Yellow Flicker”. However, audio has surfaced of the New Zealand singer at age 12 covering Kings Of Leon‘s “Use Somebody”. This cover shows off her vocal range and has silenced the arguments against Lorde’s experience in song. You can give the audio a listen below. For more of Lorde’s music, you can purchase a CD here. And to see when…

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WATCH: Temple University’s Marching Band Covers Paramore

Recently, Temple University’s marching band covered Paramore’s “Ain’t It Fun” during a halftime show. You can watch the performance below. Paramore posted the video on their Facebook. In October, Paramore will be playing a show at the Hollywood Bowl in California. Afterwards, they’ll be playing two shows in Brazil with the Kings of Leon and MGMT. To listen to more of Paramore, you can purchase a CD here. And to check out their upcoming shows, you can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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5 Montreal Bands You Should Listen To Now

This month marks an important date in the realm of music: the tenth anniversary of Arcade Fire’s Funeral—an album that would go on to define a new era of suburban dwelling and independent rock, while also shining the limelight onto one of the most overlooked and vibrant music scenes in North America. Here’s a list of five up-and-coming Montreal acts you should check out. Please follow and like us:

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Kings Of Leon Cancel Two More Dates

Earlier this month, Kings of Leon drummer, Nathan Followill, fractured a few ribs on a tour bus crash. The injury prevented him from being able to do any shows, so the band had to cancel all tours in August. It was reported that they were picking right back up at the end of this month. Despite the previous announcement, Followill had to take a few more days off. Check out the canceled dates and the tweeted announcement below, after the jump. To see Kings of Leon live when they pick…

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WATCH: Chris Martin Performs With Kings Of Leon At 1’s Big Weekend

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin joined Kings Of Leon on stage at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Glasgow, Scotland this past weekend. Both Coldplay and KOL headlined on different days at the festival. Martin was invited by the band to sing backup vocals and play guitar on “Fans” from their 2007 album Because of the Times. Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill introduced Martin as the “second most famous singer here today,” behind Katy Perry. The two lead singers even wore matching outfits. Check out the performance for yourself below, after the…

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Made In America Los Angeles And Philadelphia Lineups Announced

The lineups for both Los Angeles and Philadelphia’s Budweiser Made In America festivals were announced today. While some bands playing in Philadelphia have yet to be announced, the entire LA lineup was released this afternoon. Imagine Dragons and John Mayer will be headlining the Los Angeles festival while Kanye West and Kings Of Leon will headline the Philadelphia festival. This festival has been annual in Philly for 3 years but this is the first year the festival will take place in Downtown Los Angeles. Both festivals will happen simultaneously August…

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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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Lollapalooza 2014 Schedule Announced

Lollapalooza returns to downtown Chicago from August 1 to 3, and now festival-goers can start planning out their itinerary. The full 2014 lineup was announced earlier, but now Lolla has released their full schedule, which you can check out here. Per usual, the festival presents an array of difficult choices: Eminem vs. Arctic Monkeys on Friday, OutKast up against Calvin Harris, Cut Copy and others on Saturday, and Kings of Leon squaring off against Skrillex, Chance the Rapper and Darkside on Sunday. Oh, the choices. Other decisions you’ll be forced to make:…

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