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Boston Calling Reveals 2018 Lineup: Eminem, The Killers, The Decemberists, Jack White & More

If there’s one thing you can always count on with the Boston Calling lineup, it’s that it’s ever-evolving. This year the festival returns to the Harvard Athletic Complex with headliners Eminem, The Killers, Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age, and Paramore, as well as welcoming back previous players like The National, Portugal. The Man, and The Decemberists. “Each year we continue to push ourselves to bring fans the very best festival experience,” explains Boston Calling Events, LLC (BCE), Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Brian Appel. “With some new changes and features…

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WATCH: Cage the Elephant – Trouble

The music video for “Trouble,” the second single off Cage The Elephant‘s fourth studio album, Tell Me I’m Pretty (RCA), came out today. Directed by singer Matt Shultz (his directorial debut) and set in the Southern California wilderness, the music video is a dream filled with gratification and bizarre snapshots of the ordinary and extraordinary. It’s all very wistful. “I really wanted to make a video that was like John Wayne or a young Clint Eastwood acting in a Cocteau Play or Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberry’s,” Shultz said in a statement. Cage the Elephant is…

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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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Best Of 2013: Albums, Concerts, Unsigned Bands To Watch

Every year, Infectious’ staff put together our “Best of” lists to bring you our favorite albums, concerts, and recommend unsigned bands from 2013. This year, we are pleased to bring you our tops, including A Day To Remember, Fall Out Boy, Frank Turner, and more. Check it out below, and don’t forget to purchase a CD or buy concert tickets from each band’s website. Check out our best live shots of 2013 here. Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Portugal. The Man Fall Tour 2013 Trailer

Portugal. The Man has just released a new trailer for their fall 2013 tour. The video features awesome live shots of their latest stage setup – a giant mountain visualizer in the back drop, which was incredible to see live with their older art being projected on it. Songs featured in the trailer are “Purple, Yellow Red and Blue,””Evil Friends” and “Atomic Man.” Check out full tour details here, and don’t forget to check out the trailer below after the jump. Purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here….

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Portugal. The Man’s New Song “Oh Boy” For Red Bull Stratos Documentary

This October, on the anniversary of the Red Bull Stratos space dive that we all remember so well and that will forever be remembered, Mission to the Edge of Space, a documentary about skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s amazing feat, will premiere. Appropriately, a band that has themselves made leaps and bounds in recent years, Portugal. The Man, wrote a song, “Oh Boy”, for the documentary trailer. Watch the trailer and listen to “Oh Boy” here. Purchase a Portugal. The Man CD or buy concert tickets here.   Please follow and like us:

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Portugal. The Man NPR Interview

Listen to yesterday’s interview with Portugal. The Man’s, John Gourley, on NPR’s “Here And Now”. John discusses the origin of the band name as well as the origin of their collaboration with Danger Mouse on their new album Evil Friends which you can stream here. They are currently on tour for the new album and their next stop is London, UK. View the rest of the tour datesand buy concert tickets here, or purchase a CD here.  Please follow and like us:

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