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WATCH: Miley Cyrus, Laura Jane Grace, and Joan Jett “Androgynous”

Miley Cyrus has been sharing new music lately, but this time it’s much different than her Bangerz days. To raise awareness for the non-profit organization she founded called The Happy Hippie Foundation, she is performing a series of covers with other famous artists as backyard sessions. The first session was “Different” performed by Cyrus and Joan Jett. Check out “Androgynous” with Cyrus and Jett again along with Against Me‘s Laura Jane Grace after the jump! The Happy Hippie foundations supports a vulnerable portion of today’s youth such as those who are homeless and a part of…

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The Replacements Announce First Tour Since 1991

Everyone has that list of 4 bands or so that they wish would get back together and play one more show. In about 20 years that band will probably be Blink 182 (too soon?) Well, if The Replacements are on your list, then you’re one of the luckier ones. They just announced their “Back By Unpopular Demand” Tour 2015. In 2013, 22 years after they stopped performing together, singer, guitarist and head songwriter Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson decided to get back together. Drummer Josh Freese and guitarist David Minehan were onboard as well. The occasion? The Riot Fests in Chicago, Denver…

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STREAM: The Replacements, “Poke Me In My Cage”

The Replacements have released a new song called “Poke Me In My Cage”. The newly-released Jazz-like song was posted on the group’s SoundCloud earlier today. The song is more noteworthy for its length of over 24:00. You can stream the whole song after the jump below, assuming you are ready for 24 minutes of The Replacements. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: The Replacements Perform On Jimmy Fallon

The Replacements returned to NBC recently after being banned from SNL in 1986 for being blackout drunk. They appeared on Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon earlier this week and performed “Alex Chilton” from their 1987 album Pleased to Meet Me. Watch the video after the jump. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. 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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Boston Calling Announces September Lineup: Lorde, The 1975, Neutral Milk Hotel & More

I have to tell you, each time Boston Calling announces their new lineup I think, “the festival has really outdone itself this time.” From its inaugural performances by fun., The National, and Marina and the Diamonds, to last September’s awe inspiring performances by The Airborne Toxic Event and Gaslight Anthem, the festival continues to grow, and inspire an incredible mix of talent. With this May’s celebration right around the corner, the festival has already announced their September lineup—and it’s a doozy. The festivities kick off September 5th, 6th, and 7th,…

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Denver Riot Fest Schedule Announced

After the wildly successful Chicago Riot Fest this past weekend, the set times for the Denver leg of the festival, occurring this coming Saturday and Sunday,  have been announced. To see when all your favorite bands are performing, check out the schedule here. You can buy concert tickets for Denver Riot Fest here. Please follow and like us:

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The Replacements Play First Show In Over Two Decades

The Replacements played their first show in 22 years at Riot Fest Toronto 2013. Paul Westerberg led original bassist, Tommy Stinson, and fill-ins, Josh Freeze and Dave Minehan, through a set of the band’s hits. The original Replacements played their last show in Chicago, July 4, 1991. You can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here.   Please follow and like us:

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The Replacements Confirm Reunion Lineup

Legendary ’80s punks, The Replacements, are reuniting for late August’s Riot Fest for their the first time in 22 years, but their lineup has been in question–until now! The band just confirmed that Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson, Dave Minehan, and Josh Freese will be hitting the stage together. You can buy concert tickets here or purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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Toronto Riot Fest Set Times Announced

The punk and rock festival of Riot Fest will be hitting our friends north in Toronto later this month, and the set times have been announced for the whole two day event.  Read through the performances after the jump.  The Toronto Riot Fest takes place August 24-25 at Fort York, you can buy concert tickets here (2-days are sold out!).   Please follow and like us:

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