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PLAYLIST: Axeon Cycling Team

The Axeon Cycling Team is a team for the next generation of cyclists in the world. Our main goal is to develop youth cyclists and get them up to the Pro Tour. In 7 years we have sent 19 riders up to the professional ranks. Our team is comprised of 12 riders all under the age of 23 years old. Being a youth based team, we definitely rely heavily on music to pass the time. Whether we are on the trainer, traveling, or in a long van transfer…music is always…

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WATCH: Mini Mansions “Vertigo” Music Video Feat. Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys)

A very thin line exists between well done avant garde surrealism and trashy, on the verge of soft core, porn. Mini Mansions almost crossed it, but not quite. The music video for “Vertigo” is like a modern day Un Chien Andalou, if there were topless women throughout the film. Scenes morph into each other and nonsensical acts take place. In an interview, drummer and guitarist. Michael Shuman said that each scene was taken from different types of films creating a video that just kind of exists in time a space….

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Foo Fighters To Play At Life Is Beautiful Festival

The Foo Fighters will be playing in the Life is Beautiful Festival on October 26 in Las Vegas, NV. The band will be headlining Sunday’s show while Kanye West and Outkast will headline Friday and Saturday respectively. Alongside Foo Fighters, bands such as Panic! At the Disco, Arctic Monkeys, and Switchfoot will also be playing at the three-day festival. On November 10,  Foo Fighters are scheduled to release their eighth album Sonic Highways. Their last album, Wasting Light, came out in 2011. To listen to more Foo Fighters, you can purchase a…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fritz Montana ‘Scaredy Cat’

At first listen, vocals from singer David Marshall will sound freakishly like Jack White and the band’s sound like that of the White Stripes (a compliment by all means, my friends). But with their own brand of blues and other combinations of indie sounds, Fritz Montana’s newest album Scaredy Cat not only mixes Jack White with a bit of Taking Back Sunday, (which let me tell you is actually a fantastic combination) but also brings forth an incredible sound that makes for an excellent listening experience. Having formed in early…

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Arctic Monkeys’ Singer Writing A Superhero Movie

No, the headline is not a typo. Alex Turner, lead singer of the Arctic Monkeys, is co-writing the script for a superhero movie with Miles Kane, Turner’s bandmate in the Last Shadow Puppets. In an interview with Digital Spy, Kane said that the movie will have a “sort of X-Men kind of vibe and sort of set in the ’60s, but I can’t give anymore away than that.” As of yet, no further details about the movie have been released. But in the meantime, to hear more from Turner and the Arctic Monkeys, you…

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WATCH: Arctic Monkeys’ “Snap Out Of It”

The Arctic Monkeys have released a music video for their song “Snap Out Of It” from the band’s fifth full length album AM. The album was released in 2013 and the song stands as the sixth single from the record. Purchase a CD here. You can stream the song after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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Reading And Leeds Festivals Add Gerard Way, We Came As Romans, And More To Lineup

50 more acts including Gerard Way, We Came As Romans, We Are Scientists, and La Dispute have been added to the UK’s Reading and Leeds festivals. You can check out the full 2014 lineup after the jump which includes Paramore, Blink-182, Arctic Monkeys, The Story So Far and more. The festivals will take place August 22-24 at Richfield Avenue in Reading and Bramham Park in Leeds. You can 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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Lollapalooza 2014 Schedule Announced

Lollapalooza returns to downtown Chicago from August 1 to 3, and now festival-goers can start planning out their itinerary. The full 2014 lineup was announced earlier, but now Lolla has released their full schedule, which you can check out here. Per usual, the festival presents an array of difficult choices: Eminem vs. Arctic Monkeys on Friday, OutKast up against Calvin Harris, Cut Copy and others on Saturday, and Kings of Leon squaring off against Skrillex, Chance the Rapper and Darkside on Sunday. Oh, the choices. Other decisions you’ll be forced to make:…

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LouFest 2014 Lineup Announced

LouFest, held in St. Louis, Missouri, just announced its 2014 lineup. The festival will take place from September 6-7 with Outkast and Arctic Monkeys as headliners. Check out the rest of the lineup below, after the jump. You can buy concert tickets here, and don’t forget to purchase a CD from your favorite bands to help yourself get pumped in the meantime! Please follow and like us:

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