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Boston Calling Day 2 Highlights: St. Vincent, The Menzingers, Comedy

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. One of my favorite things about festivals is the ability to not only see so many of your favorite bands in one setting, but to discover new favorites along the way. Every Boston Calling I come across a band that has either never been on my radar, or who I knew about and simply never made the time to get to know. At the first Boston Calling that was Marina and the Diamonds. Another year it was Bat For Lashes. This…

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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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INTERVIEW: Galvanized Souls

Infectious Magazine’s Maria Vela got the chance to chat with SoCal band, Galvanized Souls, about everything from Cher to playing this year’s Vans Warped Tour and what they have in store for fans in the near future. Check it out below, and purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Coachella Set Times Announced

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival is going to be kicking off this Friday and running through Sunday. The set times for each day of the festival have been announced, and you can check them out below, after the jump. With great bands such as Broken Bells, Muse, Arcade Fire, Queens of the Stone Age and a bunch of others, it’s certainly a festival you won’t want to miss! If you’re planning to go, hopefully you don’t still need to buy concert tickets; this year’s passes are already…

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4 Side Projects That Should Reunite And Make A Comeback

Musicians can be restless souls—uninhibited even by mountains of platinum records and awards. For these individuals, a side project can be the proper outlet to channel one’s overflowing creative energy. While the results vary, side projects can be a wonderful endeavor—offering up a new musical setting for both artists and consumers. Here’s a list of four side projects that should reunite and come back for another go around. Please follow and like us:

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STREAM: Yellabird “Tired Eyes”

You may remember that back in September we raved about Boston based rockers, Yellabird. Although compared to greats like Queens of the Stone Age, these guys have a sound all their own, and we can’t help but keep hitting repeat on their latest track, “Tired Eyes.” The track comes off their  forthcoming EP, Debts,  and you can check it out below, grab a copy here, and purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Catch the band at TT the Bear’s in Boston, MA on April 12 for the Rock n Roll Rumble. Please follow…

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Primavera Sound 2014 Festival Lineup Announced

The Primavera Sound Festival takes place from May 29-31 at Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona, Spain, with events around the city in the days before and after. The full lineup has now been announced by way of a film, Line-Up, which the festival shared online and in theaters. Watch the video after the jump. In addition to headliners Arcade Fire, Neutral Milk Hotel, and the Pixies, the Primavera lineup features the newly reunited Slowdive, Nine Inch Nails, Kendrick Lamar, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the National, Queens of the Stone Age,  Television playing Marquee Moon, Volcano Choir, St. Vincent, Majical Cloudz, Sky Ferreira, Julia…

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The Do’s And Don’t Of Opening for Bands Much Bigger Than You

I play bass for blues-rock band Fritz Montana. Have you heard of us? Probably not.  But you have heard of Kings of Leon, Vampire Weekend, Queens of the Stone Age, AFI, The Arctic Monkeys, and Capital Cities – all of whom I had the pleasure of opening for at Not So Silent Night 2013 at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. So what do you do when you’re faced with playing the biggest show (yet) of your career and opening for bands you grew up admiring?  You DON’T panic because you’re now reading…

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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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Queens Of The Stone Age, fun. To Play Bridge School Benefit

Neil Young and his wife, Pegi, founded the Bridge School when they were unable to find an adequate educational program for their physically challenged son, Ben. The family first held the benefit, an all-acoustic, non-profit charity concert event, to raise funds for the school in 1986 and it has been staged annually ever since. This year’s Bridge School Benefit will feature performances by Queens Of The Stone Age, fun., The Killers, Heart, and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. You can buy concert tickets here. Purchase a CD for Queens of the…

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