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WATCH: Black Veil Brides “Kickstart My Heart” Cover

Black Veil Brides has released a cover of Mötley Crüe’s “Kickstart My Heart.” They performed the song at the Montreal, QC stop of their current headlining tour with Memphis May Fire and Ghost Town. They are touring in support of their latest, self-titled album which came out earlier in 2014. You can check out the remaining tour dates and watch the fan-filmed video of the band playing the track after the jump! If you want to listen to some music from Black Veil Brides, you can purchase a CD here. If you want to…

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Summerfest 2014 Lineup Announced

This year’s annual Summerfest will be taking place June 25-29 and July 1-6 in Milwaukee, W.I. Some of the big acts you can expect to see there are Fall Out Boy, Paramore, Brand New, Neon Trees, Tegan and Sara among others. You can check out the full lineup below, after the jump. Summerfest is the world’s largest music festival, with 7 stages and between 800,000 and 1,000,000 attendees yearly. The festival also includes food, comedy acts, shopping, fireworks and more. For more on the festival and to buy concert tickets,…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Desyre ‘Glamtron’

Glam Rock and the hard rock sounds of the 1980s typically referred to as “Hair Metal” have found a revival in the modern music scene starting in the mid-2000s and expanding into today’s music world.  One of the latest releases of these throw back sounds is Finland’s Desyre with their new album, appropriately titled Glamtron. Glamtron is a fun mix of synthesizers, djent riffs, and  singer, Mazi Bee, channeling Axl Rose without quite reaching that famous vocal range.  Overall the album has quality engineering work, with some nifty fade outs…

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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Mark Workman ‘How To Be A Music Tour Manager’

Infectious Magazine is thrilled to bring you the first in a series of industry interviews where we aim to bring you insight from some of the music industry’s finest. In the coming weeks, you’ll see interviews with PR professionals, label staff, tour managers, festival promoters, and many more with advice for bands, aspiring industry professionals, and those who just want to learn more about the field. Kicking things off is tour manager & lighting designer Mark Workman, who has worked with bands such as Testament (most recently supporting Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage) Queens of the Stone Age, Anthrax,…

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Mötley Crüe Planning Farewell Tour Next Year

It would mark the end of an era, full of kick-ass rock and big, fabulous hair. Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe recently told Billboard that 2014 will most likely bid farewell to the band and a final world tour is in the works to give fans a last chance to say goodbye to the legends. Check out the full interview here and an excerpt after the jump. The Crüe is getting ready for September shows in Oklahoma and Miami before starting a 12 date return to The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel/Casino in Las…

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