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FEATURED ARTIST: StereoKid Interview & More

There are probably many people out there who haven’t heard of StereoKid. I’m not going to say that’s anyone’s fault in particular, there are a lot of bands out there, and one can only learn about so many at a time. But if you have the chance, check out StereoKid. It’s not only cause they’re some of the most laid back and nice guys around, which they are, they’re also incredibly talented. A little about the band: made up of brothers Greg and Dan Neal, and members Roger Lambert, &…

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Foo Fighters To Play At Life Is Beautiful Festival

The Foo Fighters will be playing in the Life is Beautiful Festival on October 26 in Las Vegas, NV. The band will be headlining Sunday’s show while Kanye West and Outkast will headline Friday and Saturday respectively. Alongside Foo Fighters, bands such as Panic! At the Disco, Arctic Monkeys, and Switchfoot will also be playing at the three-day festival. On November 10,  Foo Fighters are scheduled to release their eighth album Sonic Highways. Their last album, Wasting Light, came out in 2011. To listen to more Foo Fighters, you can purchase a…

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WATCH: Andre 3000 Plays Jimi Hendrix In Upcoming Film

Andre 3000 will be playing Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming biopic All Is By My Side, directed by 12 Years A Slave writer John Ridley. The film tells the story of Hendrix’s debut album Are You Experienced with narration by Dre. Hayley Atwell, Imogen Poots and Adrian Lester also star. The film will hit theaters September 26, 2014. Check out the trailer below after the jump! Please follow and like us:

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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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LouFest 2014 Lineup Announced

LouFest, held in St. Louis, Missouri, just announced its 2014 lineup. The festival will take place from September 6-7 with Outkast and Arctic Monkeys as headliners. Check out the rest of the lineup below, after the jump. You can buy concert tickets here, and don’t forget to purchase a CD from your favorite bands to help yourself get pumped in the meantime! Please follow and like us:

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INTERVIEW: Kongos

Infectious Magazine interviews Arizona (by way of London and South Africa) based band, Kongos. Odds are, you know them for their hit, “Come With Me Now,” but we caught up with the band to discuss their tour with Airborne Toxic Event, their recent spin on Alt radio stations (and how they got there), and what you can look out for in 2014. Check it out below, and purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Governors Ball 2014 Lineup

After their seven year hiatus, OutKast will be headlining yet another music festival. The Governors Ball will take place in New York City at Randall’s Island Park on June 6-8. You can buy concert tickets here. For the first time, the festival will be offering cabanas for the entire weekend. For more information, go here. Visit the official website for more information about the event. Purchase a CD from your favorite artist or research a new artist and purchase a CD from them to show your support. Check out the full…

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CounterPoint Festival Lineup Announced

Counter.Point Festival has announced their 2014 festival lineup. Acts include OutKast, Foster the People, Janelle Monae, Matt & Kim and Krewella. The festival will run from April 25-27 in Kingston Downs, GA. Buy concert tickets here. Camping, glamping and full travel packages are available. Also, purchase a CD from your favorite band – or from a band you’ve never heard of – to show your support. Visit the official website for more information about the event and its policies on camping. Watch the official announcement video and see the full…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK #16

Hello music lovers! It may only be January but festival lineups are already being announced. This week we brought you news that Coachella revealed their lineup  but new news is telling us that OutKast will headline Governors Ball in New York and Fall Out Boy & Paramore will headline the Bunbury Music Festival in Ohio. Which of these three festivals are you dying to attend? Let us know in the comments! Moving on – Here’s a clue about this weeks photos: more than one of your favorite band members have…

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