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INTERVIEW: Black Bottom Lighters

Every once in a while, you find a hidden gem in your hometown. This hidden gem for me is Black Bottom Lighters. The six piece reggae rock group, hailing from Glendale, Arizona, considers themselves to be “desert reggae”. What that is exactly, I do not know. What I do know is that I’ve had their songs stuck in my head since their set at the McDowell Mountain Music Festival. With their captivating lyricists and wicked drum fills, Black Bottom Lighters are a band that the world needs to look out…

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CONTEST: Win A Hardback Copy Of ‘So This Is Permanence – Joy Division Lyrics and Notebooks’

Joy Division is currently raffling off a hard-copy of their newly released book ‘So This Is Permanence – Joy Division Lyrics and Notebooks’ by Ian Curtis. Signing up is easy. All you have to do to enter is: Please follow and like us:

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Playlist: Growing Up Kristina

Hey there! My name is Kristina and I have been with Infectious since the beginning of the year. With Infectious, I have had the pleasure of meeting and seeing some of my favorite bands perform, but also learn and hear about different bands and types of music as well. I love a variety of music genres, but my heart is with heavy metal, rock and punk. My main educational focuses are photography and journalism, but recently I have been getting involved with social media and marketing. A lot of music has…

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PHOTOS: Being As An Ocean, Canoga Park, CA

Check out the full online photo gallery of Being As An Ocean’s show on August 13th, 2014 in Canoga Park, CA. Purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here.   All photos by Caitlin Shores     Please follow and like us:

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5 Seconds Of Summer Reveal Lyrics To “Wrapped Around Your Finger”

I don’t know if you’re like me but I’m counting down the days until June 27. Need a reminder of what that day is? That’s when 5 Seconds of Summer’s debut album is finally released. For now, the four Aussies have been teasing us as they promote their Don’t Stop EP that is set to be released on Sunday, June 15. On their website, they posted the lyrics to one of the tracks on the EP called “Wrapped Around Your Finger.” They even posted a little snippet of the song that…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Being As An Ocean ‘How We Both Wondrously Perish’

After a long wait, Being As An Ocean has finally released their second album to date. How We Both Wondrously Perish is definitely one of their best works yet. Their first debut, Dear G-d, stole many hearts, and helped the band gain a lot of exposure in the past year or so. Finally, we have a follow-up of one of the most unique names in music. Please follow and like us:

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Last night live on NBC was the first annual iHeartRadio Awards. The three hour ceremony started off with a bang with a performance from Pitbull featuring G.R.L. The night honored the best in music with unique categories such as Best Lyrics (which went to Miley Cyrus for “Wrecking Ball”) and Best Fan Army (a tough category that went to Rihanna’s Navy). In between each star studded performance and award, some of our favorite artists, including Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz, gave us their LA Story by sharing a detailed personal…

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WATCH: Against Me! “FUCKMYLIFE666” Lyric Video

Against Me! has come out with a lyric video for their song “FUCKMYLIFE666.” Check out the video, and follow along with the lyrics, below, after the jump. To hear more tunes by Against Me!, you can purchase a CD here. And to see them live on tour, you can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Gerard Way Comments On Final MCR Song

“Fake Your Death” is My Chemical Romance’s final song on their last album, May Death Never Stop You. The album officially drops on March 25th, so be sure to get your pre-order in before then. Check out what Gerard Way has to say about “Fake Your Death” below. Please follow and like us:

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