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LIVE REVIEW: Face to Face, Less than Jake, Direct Hit!, The Jukebox Romantics

If you ever wanted to go to a live show that reminiscent of a backyard house party, BLK Live in Scottsdale is the place for you. Between the residential sized pool, comfy cabanas and outdoor bar, BLK Live is the ideal spot for a punk rock fan to enjoy a show. Opening the bill was The Jukebox Romantics, hailing from New York, this high-energy three piece group was the perfect way to kick off the night. The second group to play was Direct Hit!, a Midwestern pop-punk band that sound like…

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PHOTOS: Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Rivals, Sunday at Noon, After the Calm – Scottsdale, AZ

In the wake of the release of their new album, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus hit the road for a multi-city tour with Los Angeles based band, Rivals. The Arizona stop also featured local acts Sunday At Noon and After the Calm. Check out photos below and purchase tickets for the rest of Red Jumpsuit Apparatus’ tour here. Also check out the social media for every band that performed at the Arizona show. Red Jumpsuit Apparatus: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter – Youtube Rivals: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter – Youtube Sunday…

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UNSIGNED SPOTLIGHT: Laska

Blending a multitude of genres into your music can be either a blessing or a curse. Sometimes the end result is a mess with no identity, or the band isn’t quite comfortable with any one sound, or the music comes out great but can have difficulty reaching new fans. For Minnesota/Wisconsin-based sextet Laska, however, their mix of folk rock, alt-rock, Americana and soul is the kind of sound some artists strive for a decade or more to create. And their debut album, titled Ceiling Zero, is a blessing in every…

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UNSIGNED SPOTLIGHT: Bruise Violet

As we’re being reminded in various areas of American society right now, teenagers are capable of making a positive, and extraordinary, difference in all our lives. They have a fearlessness and desire to try new things, progress, and fight for what they believe in. They don’t stand by and accept the status quo. How on earth does this tie in with our latest Unsigned Spotlight feature? Enter St. Paul, Minnesota’s Bruise Violet, a trio of badass young women making waves in their local scene and beyond with their no-holds-barred, unapologetic…

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UNSIGNED SPOTLIGHT: Forts Like Vana

Every once in a while you come across a new artist and think know they’re going to be massive, and soon. That’s exactly what came to my mind upon hearing Nashville alternative pop trio Forts Like Vana for the first time. The band’s first single, “Love You Right”, released on January 10 and has amassed over 10,000 Spotify plays in just over a month. As proof that the hype train is only just getting started, Forts Like Vana released their brand new EP, This + This = That, on February…

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STREAM : Bad Fortune “Vicious Cycle”

Ex-Crown The Empire vocalist Dave Escamilla has been hard at work producing new music for his project Bad Fortune alongside Paul Bartolome. After the successful promotion of their first single “Save Me“, Bad Fortune has shared a second track entitled “Vicious Cycle”. “Vicious Cycle” is available to stream now online and below the jump. Check it out now as we hope more music from Bad Fortune comes soon! Please follow and like us:

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WATCH : The Hunna “Flickin’ Your Hair”

  With preparations for an upcoming second album after their popular 2016 debut 100, The Hunna have released a few tracks that will spark the interest of any indie-rock/alternative lover. The first track featured off of the new album entitled Dare was the track “Summer” , which gave fans enough…but many eagerly awaited more from the Hertfordshire foursome. The most recent track entitled “Flickin’ Your Hair” premiered through the music video below. The song definitely sets the sing-along vibe and feel good emotions telling the story of how love can be infatuating. Preorder Dare now…

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Warped Tour Adjusts 2018 Routing

If you’re planning on attending the 2018 Vans Warped Tour – the last one ever – you’ll need to take a look at the new routing adjustments. Founder Kevin Lyman explained that a few dates would be impacted from the changes, so check out his tweet below so you can finalize your plans! For more Vans Warped Tour, you can purchase a concert ticket here! Please follow and like us:

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The Maine Launch Podcast

In today’s vast digital landscape, there’s room for more creativity than ever before. The Maine already create some great tunes, but now they have more creative skills to add to their resumés. The group launched a new podcast titled The 8123 Podcast. Each week, drummer Pat Kirch and bassist Garrett Nickelsen will chat with family and friends about music and life. Check out the first episode after the jump! For more The Maine, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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Coachella Announces 2018 Lineup

Whether you’re a casual music fan or love it, there’s no denying that Coachella is one of the places to be each year. The massive festival just released its 2018 lineup, and it’s got something for everyone. From Queen Beyoncé to PVRIS, there’s no shortage of talent to catch during the festival. Check out the entire lineup after the jump. You can purchase a concert ticket here! Please follow and like us:

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