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Blink-182 Announce New Album & Tour, Debut New Track

Blink-182 are back in the studio after nearly five years. California will be their seventh album and the first without founding member Tom DeLonge. (Last year, drummer Travis Barker and bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus issued a statement saying DeLonge decided to “indefinitely” leave the band.) In a tell-all interview with Rolling Stone‘s Patrick Doyle, DeLonge revealed he was completely blindsided by their decision to remove him from the trio. “If they would have come to me and said, ‘Hey, you’re really busy right now. We really want to do something, maybe we should get someone to fill in,’ or something, I would have…

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News Rock 

Fall Out Boy Will Induct Green Day Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Green Day will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this year by none other than Fall Out Boy. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony will air on HBO May 30. Green Day frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong spoke with Rolling Stone stone about the band’s induction. Check out what he had to say below the jump. Billie Joe Armstrong recently announced that he will be opening up a guitar store called Broken Guitars in Oakland, CA. To hear more from Green Day, you can buy concert tickets or purchase a…

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Indie News Pop 

Mary Lambert’s “Jesse’s Girl” Is An Ode To Lesbian Love

Mary Lambert made her musical breakthrough in 2012 after co-writing and singing “Same Love” with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. The song went on to become a top ten single in six countries. According to an interview with The Huffington Post, Lambert’s contributions to “Same Love” drew upon her experiences being “a queer woman growing up in a tumultuous, Christian upbringing”. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Lambert talks about how her rendition of Rick Springfield‘s “Jesse’s Girl” was transformed it into a lesbian ballad. Check out an excerpt from…

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GUEST BLOG: Paradigm Shift

It had been a long time since I watched the movie Almost Famous, written and directed by Cameron Crowe, and I happened onto it on Netflix the other day. I barely remembered it but at the time I watched it, I don’t remember being particularly moved. I was coming off three years of touring in the Jam Band Circuit with the Boulder band Zuba and wasn’t interested in a movie about life on the road with a band. Now that some years have passed, I can sit back and enjoy…

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Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker Talk Tom DeLonge In Tell-All Interview

In response to Tom DeLonge’s denial to quitting the band, Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker revealed some of the recent difficulties they have had with their bandmate in an interview with Rolling Stone. The two even go on to call DeLonge “disrespectful and ungrateful” and how it is “humiliating to be in a band where you’re apologizing for one person all the time”. So far, DeLonge has not had a response to the article. Read the full interview here. Fans of Blink-182 can buy concert tickets here or purchase a CD here. Please follow…

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The Madden Brothers To Write And Record With Florida Georgia Line

The Madden Brothers have announced that they will be writing and recording their next release with Country duo, Florida Georgia Line. Check out an excerpt from Rolling Stone below. For more from The Madden Brothers, you can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Features News Rock 

Did Jack White Really Need To Apologize To The Black Keys?

Musicians have been accusing each other of ripping off their sound since the dawn of time. Everyone seems to think that they’re the first person to pick up an instrument and write a song, and that everything else is a cheap rip off. Recently, Jack White, formerly of one of the biggest rock bands in history, The White Stripes, fueled an ongoing feud with Ohio rockers, The Black Keys, who’ve just released an album called Turn Blue. White went after the band for copying his sound, and compared them to the musical…

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Indie News Rock 

fun. Working On New Album

fun. announced to Rolling Stone Magazine that they’re working on their newest album in a recent interview. You can check out a excerpt from the interview after the jump and see what Nate Ruess of the group had to say. To check out some music from fun. you can purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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5 Must Read Music Magazines

There are music fans. And then there are fans: those that immerse themselves into music as much as possible by knowing every word to every song by their favorite bands, going to as many concerts as humanly possible, knowing every move their favorite bands make, and priding themselves on knowledge of unknown bands (you know the pretentious type I speak of). While not all of us are as involved with our favorite music, there are a few habits worth borrowing to help us stay up-to-date with what’s going on in…

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Infectious Magazine Photos Photos of the Week 

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK #24

Happy Friday Infectious readers! This might sound crazy to obsessed music fans like us but studies have shown that there are happy, healthy people in the world who do not enjoy music! NPR discusses the strange but true topic here. The article explains that studies have shown that some people are indifferent and lack the ability to gain pleasure from music, although they can receive pleasure from other things in life, such as money and sex. After you read the article, be sure to test your music sensitivity with a short…

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