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ANNOUNCEMENT: Release Date Set For The Killers Frontman Brandon Flowers New Solo Album

After 3 years of no new releases by The Killers (besides their annual Christmas singles and greatest hits compilation) frontman Brandon Flowers is set to release his second solo album The Desired Effect on May 18 through Island Records. The first single off the album “Can’t Deny My Love” will be released March 23. Flowers revealed the dates with a photo of a note on his website which reads: “May 18th, 2015, we will finally achieve The Desired Effect,” the singer wrote. “Ariel and I have been collaborating in the studio, working twogether [sic]…

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GUEST BLOG: Working Nine To Five…To Midnight: Having A “Real” Job & Playing In A Band

I gather sleep like natives gather morsels of food: in small but much-needed increments. You see, my band, The Paper Jets, is unfortunately not my main piece as far as income goes (yet). No, no, I work in management for a publicly traded Fortune 500 global conglomerate. I am a number. I am a robot. I am Jack’s raging bile duct… until I leave work, change in the car, and make my way either to practice, the studio, or a show. Some articles may tell you that Corporate America will…

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New Politics Covers “A-Club” By Vampire Weekend

New Politics covered “A-Club” by Vampire Weekend for A.V. Undercover, which is a part of A.V. Club, an entertainment website published by The Onion. A.V. Undercover has various bands come into their studio throughout the year to choose a different artist they’d like to cover. New Politics lead singer David Boyd and drummer Louis Vecchio stated that they chose the song “A-Club” because Vampire Weekend is in the same genre as them and it was a good fit. You can watch them cover the song live here. New Politics is…

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Bad Movies With Great Soundtracks

Have you ever seen a movie so bad you wanted to hate it, but something was holding you back and you couldn’t dislike it entirely? I have a theory on the matter: the redeemable quality that saved those movies from your hatred was the soundtrack. We all know the effect that music can have, especially on us as individuals, and I think you might agree that it includes making not-so-good movies into relatively tolerable ones. Now brace yourself, some of the films on this list may be your favorites or…

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Reading And Leeds Festivals Add The Story So Far, Issues & More To Lineup

The quickly approaching Reading and Leeds Festivals are still making lineup announcements as the date gets close and closer. The newest bands added to the roster are The Story So Far, Neck Deep, Issues, Enter Shikari and Tonight Alive. You can check out the full lineup flyer below. Reading and Leeds are a pair of festivals that take place at the same time; as the name suggests, one is in Reading, England and the other is in Leeds, England. They share the same lineup and happen on a Friday, Saturday and…

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The Governers Ball Music Festival Day-By-Day Lineup

The Governors Ball Music Festival is taking place on Randall’s Island, NYC from June 6 to June 8 this year, and the day-by-day lineup has officially been released. With artists like The 1975, Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend and more, it’s definitely a festival you won’t want to miss. You can check out the lineup on a poster below, after the jump. For additional information on this festival and to buy concert tickets, you can check out the website for The Governors Ball here. Make sure you purchase a…

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Paramore Added To Reading/Leeds Line-Up

Reading/Leeds made their newest line-up announcement the other day, and with it added Paramore to the line-up. The festival, which runs from August 22-24, features huge artists like Imagine Dragons, Vampire Weekend, Blink 182, You Me At Six, A Day To Remember, Sleeping with Sirens, and more. The festival, which has been running for over 50 years, takes place in two venues located in Reading and Leeds, England simultaneously. To check it out, you can buy concert tickets here. Make sure you purchase a CD from some of the bands…

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Bonnaroo Announces 2014 Lineup

On June 12-15, Bonnaroo will be heading to Great Stage Park in Manchester, TN for the 12th year. Acts like Elton John, The Arctic Monkeys, Vampire Weekend, and Jack White are just a few scheduled to appear. Tickets for the festival go on sale Saturday, February 22 at noon, with prices ranging from $235-$285. There’s also payment plans available for those who can’t afford to pay upfront. For more information on the festival and to buy concert tickets, visit the Bonnaroo website here. Make sure you purchase a CD from…

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Tegan And Sara, Brand New, Death Cab For Cutie To Play Boston Calling Music Festival

After massive success, Boston Calling will be happening again this year. Past festival performers include Kendrick Lamar, Vampire Weekend, and fun. to name a few. Alter The Press! has confirmed that Tegan And Sara, Brand New, and Death Cab For Cutie will be playing this year’s show in May. Check out a tweet from Alter The Press! after the jump. You can check out the lineup or buy concert tickets for the Boston Calling Music Festival here. Please follow and like us:

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2014 Grammys Results: Nominees and Winners

The 2014 Grammy Awards took place live last night, and now the results are in! Check out a list of the nominees and winners below, after the jump. And don’t forget to purchase a CD from your favorite artists and buy concert tickets to see them on tour! ALBUM OF THE YEAR Daft Punk – Random Access Memories NOMINEES: Sara Bareilles – The Blessed Unrest Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D City Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist Taylor Swift – Red RECORD OF THE YEAR Daft Punk Featuring…

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