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Thanksgiving parties and concerts in San Francisco, Oakland and the Bay Area 2017

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 2:32 pm

Thanksgiving is known for turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, but this year, don't just get your fill at the dinner table; head out to enjoy some live music! Give thanks for the performers you love with tickets to the hottest tour in town, whether it's rising rappers or '90s rock bands. The Bay Area...

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Photos: Day one of Anime NYC 2017

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 2:24 pm

Photo credit: Terrance Pryor, used with permissionFor years, folks in and around New York City wished for another amazing anime convention to return to the region. Fortunately, Greg Topalian, who founded New York Comic Con, and Peter Tatara, who helped run New York Anime Festival, heard everyone's call. On Friday, the first ever Anime NYC kicked...

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Guitarist Eric Johnson heading to the City National Grove of Anaheim

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 9:56 pm

Veteran guitar virtuoso Eric Johnson will be performing at the City National Grove of Anaheim this coming January, as part of his 2018 Ah Via Musicom North American tour. Tickets for the concert on Jan. 25 are on sale now and can be purchased by clicking here. Starting out on Jan. 23 in Tucson, the...

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Family holiday and Christmas events in Kansas City 2017

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 9:12 pm

There will be several family-friendly holiday events in Kansas City in 2017. Take the family to enjoy this most joyful season of the year at the fun-filled festivities at Union Station, Crown Plaza, downtown Kansas City and the surrounding area for a season that will be merry and bright. Holidays...

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Places to shop in San Francisco, Oakland and the Bay Area for music lovers on Small Business Saturday 2017

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 9:08 pm

Since the explosion of the counterculture movement in the early 1960s, the San Francisco Bay Area has developed into arguably the biggest economic market on the west coast of the U.S. Even with all the growth and the arrival of major tech business in the two cities, San Francisco and Oakland have...

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Where to see Christmas lights in Kansas City 2017

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 8:16 pm

Kansas City will be festive and bright as the Christmas lights are illuminated for the holiday season. The entire family will enjoy the shows of dazzling lights, colorful decorations, and imaginative Christmas themes around Kansas City in 2017.Zona Rosa Holiday LightsNov. 18-Holiday Season8640 N...

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After Edmonton debacle, Golden Knights recover nicely in Vancouver

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 7:04 pm

The Vegas Golden Knights pushed their record to 11-6-1 this week after a road loss in Edmonton on Tuesday night and a road victory in Vancouver on Thursday night. As the team prepares for its home game Sunday at T-Mobile Arena against the Los Angeles Kings, it's comforting to the fans to know the...

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5 AC/DC songs that best showcase the genius of Malcolm Young

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 7:00 pm

The rock world lost one of its most underrated guitar heroes on Nov. 18 when AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young passed away at the age of 64. While overshadowed by the antics of two dynamic lead vocalists, Bon Scott and Brian Johnson, and the wild leads of brother Angus Young, Malcolm's steady...

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AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Malcolm Young passes away at 64

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 6:40 pm

Malcolm Young, one of the founding members of iconic Australian rock band AC/DC, has died at the age of 64. The band confirmed Young’s passing with a post on their Facebook on Saturday morning. The announcement did not reveal a cause of death, but the 64-year-old had been suffering from dementia...

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Chameleon artist James Maslow celebrates new music video

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 6:16 pm

The singer, actor and producer and all around talented guy, James Maslow, is releasing his new music for the single "Who Knows," which is the first music video from his debut solo album How I Like It, released on March 3 this year. The video dropped on Friday, Nov. 17, and held his very own private...

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Listen: Steve Aoki and Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui make magic on 'All Night'

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 5:36 pm

EDM DJ Steve Aoki released his new single "All Night" on Nov. 16. He teams up with Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui on the dance track."All Night" is the latest single by Aoki and it's his first high profile pop collaboration since working with One Direction's Louis Tomlinson on "Just Hold On" last...

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Best moments in the rivalry between the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 4:40 pm

The Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not division, or even conference, rivals, but the two teams separated by about 230 miles do have a history. They will meet for just the 11th time in the regular season and 40th time including the preseason, on Sunday.The series is tied with both teams...

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Blackpink's 'As If It's Your Last' bumps in 'Justice League' thanks to The Flash

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 4:04 pm

The latest installment in the DC films universe, "Justice League," premiered on Nov. 17 with an all-star cast playing superheroes like Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. Interestingly, The Flash is an apparent K-Pop music fan thanks to rising girl group Blackpink's quick feature in the blockbuster...

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Paul McCartney guitar string jewelry being sold to benefit charity

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 2:24 pm

Looking for a unique Christmas gift? How about a pendant that includes pieces of recycled guitar strings donated by Paul McCartney? That's what Wear Our Music is selling now to benefit the St. Thomas Lupus Trust Fund. The cost of the jewelry is $225.“The St Thomas Lupus Trust had some guitar...

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Watch Hayley Williams fake smile her way through Paramore's new video

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 2:20 am

After releasing two hugely successful music videos for their After Laughter singles, Paramore has returned with another one to add to that list. On Friday (Nov. 17), the Tennessee-founded band unleashed the music video for their current single, "Fake Happy." The almost-four-minute clip begins with...

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The 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards: Big winners, exciting highlights and standout performances

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 2:12 am

Getty ImagesLas Vegas was home to some extraordinary events this week, all leading up to the Biggest Night in Latin Music. Monday’s rehearsals brought in bets on who would be taking home a trophy this year and prompted buzz about a few surprise appearances. After days of preparation, events and special awards...

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Photos: Metronomy finally brings 'Summer 08' to the US

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 12:32 am

William PankeyWith the release of Summer 08, Joseph Mount’s world of Metronomy has come full circle. The record--which is a forward-thinking look back at the summer he released his second album, Nights Out--is a concise distillation of everything that makes Metronomy one of the great establishments of late 2000s...

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Photos: Tennis serenade the crowd the Fonda Theatre in LA

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 12:04 am

Will PankeyOn Nov. 16, husband and wife duo Tennis made a stop at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles as part of their current North American tour in support of their latest EP We Can Die Happy which was just released this month and latest studio album Yours Conditionally which was released back in March...

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Minimal Effort announces lineup for New Year's Eve blast in downtown Los Angeles

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:40 pm

Minimal Effort, which always brings the best in upcoming EDM and underground, will ring in the new year with a phenomenal event in downtown Los Angeles. On Dec. 31 beginning at 7 p.m., The MacArthur in DTLA will be transformed into a haven for House and Techno with Justin Martin, DJ Tennis, Jimmy...

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Atlanta Gladiators promote Kroger Family Sunday Nov. 19 vs. Stingrays

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:12 pm

The Atlanta Gladiators are promoting a special offer on Sun., Nov. 19 when they host the South Carolina Stingrays at the Infinite Energy Arena. For only $56, one can purchase four premium tickets, a $5 Gladiators merchandise coupon and a Kroeger family meal voucher. The family meal voucher is...

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Meghan Trainor, DJ Khaled and Diddy to judge FOX's new series The Four

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:08 pm

FOX has found its replacement for the departing "American Idol" and now its found the music stars who will judge the network's new singing competition. FOX issued a press release Friday saying that Meghan Trainor, DJ Khaled, Sean "Diddy" Combs and Republic Records executive Charlie Walk will be the...

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LA Kings to have Girl Scout Family Day Nov. 18 vs. the Florida Panthers

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:08 pm

The Los Angeles Kings will be having a girl scout family day on Nov. 18 when they host the Florida Panthers at the Staples Center. For those groups of 15 or more who attend the 1 p.m. PST matinee, the girl scout groups qualify for a photo on the ice, time in the tunnel to greet the Kings as they...

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Calpurnia -- band fronted by Finn Wolfhard of 'Stranger Things' -- signs to Royal Mountain Records

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:08 pm

Starring in the hit Netflix series "Stranger Things" opened things up for a couple of the young actors. Finn Wolfhard was able to move from the '80s themed fantasy series to the horror movie blockbuster "It." Now, Wolfhard has made yet another of his dreams come true. Wolfhard and his band Calpurnia...

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Joe Rogan heading to the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:04 pm

Joe Rogan will bring his comedy show to the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, California. The show takes place on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, and tickets are on sale now through AXS.The show is part of Rogan's Strange Times Tour and tickets to a number of new shows went on sale on Nov. 15. Rogan...

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J Boog announces 2018 Love Over Everything tour

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:04 pm

Compton-born reggae artist J Boog will return to the tour bus next year. The singer has announced the Love Over Everything tour, which will have him touring across the U.S. between February and March. Etana and Jesse Royal will support along the six-week run.The tour kicks off on Feb. 10 at...

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Keys N Krates release new single, 'Glitter', announce debut album and tour dates

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:48 pm

Electronic group Keys N Krates are back with several major updates. The Toronto trio has revealed the first single from their upcoming debut album Cura and subsequent tour dates across North America. Listen to "Glitter" above and check out the complete tour itinerary below.The group teamed up with...

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Watch Cut Copy talk about looking inward for inspiration and building their new album from the ground up

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:48 pm

Four-piece Australian dance-rock band Cut Copy are in the midst of their tour in support of their latest album Haiuku From Zero. This album was their first full album release since 2014's Free Your Mind, and singles so far include "Standing in the Middle of the Field" and "Airborne.""In some ways...

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Interview: Peyton talks bullying and shining a light with uplifting new single 'When They Go Low'

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:36 pm

Internationally-renowned dance artist and former “X Factor UK” contender Peyton’s electrifying new single, “When They Go Low,” officially drops on Nov. 19. The idea for the uplifting, inspirational anthem was sparked by Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s moving Democratic National Convention speech...

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Father John Misty gives details on next album, including song titles

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:32 pm

Father John Misty is getting ready to release a brand-new album for his fans and recently spoke to Uncut about the upcoming effort. In the interview, Josh Tillman explained when he wrote the album, what fans can expect from the songs, and even dropped a few song titles to whet the appetite of his...

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William Patrick Corgan changes his name back to Billy again

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:32 pm

Billy Corgan initially made his name as the lead singer of the Smashing Pumpkins. However, in recent years he has extended his brand to other areas and released a solo record in October. There was a massive change though. When fans bought Ogilala, the singer was now named William Patrick Corgan...

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Interview: Keith Harkin goes live with ‘In the Round’

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:32 pm

Irish singer-songwriter Keith Harkin is making music on his own terms and connecting with his devoted fan base more than he could have ever imagined.After ten years, as one of the original members of the Irish supergroup Celtic Thunder, Harkin branched out on his own with his first solo album. The...

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Check out all the ESL programs you can now watch on Hulu

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:28 pm

The Esports industry is growing by leaps and bounds. Professional teams are popping up all over the world, with many leagues based on popular games and owners including the owners of the New England Patriots, New York Mets and Texas Rangers. Now, popular streaming network Hulu is getting in on the...

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U2 and Kendrick Lamar release new song, 'American Soul'

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:28 pm

Kendrick Lamar remains one of the top names in the rap music industry, and U2 are legends in the world of rock. However, recently the two collaborated, and it went so well that they are back together again. After the two worked together on the U2 song "Get Out of Your Own Way" they also recorded a...

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Watch Green Day bring color back to a drab world in 'Back in the USA'

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:28 pm

Last month, Green Day announced plans to unleash a brand new greatest hits album and now that the album is here, so is the music video for the record's only new track. On Friday, the iconic California-based band unleashed their politically charged music video for "Back in the USA." The video begins...

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Netflix reveals Dave Chappelle New Year's Eve special

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:24 pm

Dave Chappelle is returning to the small screen on New Year's Eve. The comic has teamed up with Netflix to announce e·qua·nim·i·ty, his third special via the streaming juggernaut this year. Netflix revealed the upcoming special through a "Stranger Things"-themed trailer. Watch the funny video below...

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Watch Derrick Brown and Greg Rebello face-off during CES 47 live on AXS TV

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:24 pm

CES MMA 47 will be taking place on Friday, Nov. 17 at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI and be televised live on AXS TV. The main event on the fight card has 35 year old Greg "Ribz" Rebello taking on Derrick Brown in a heavyweight class battle. Rebello has an all-time record off 22 wins and...

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Places to shop in Los Angeles for music lovers on Small Business Saturday 2017

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:20 pm

Los Angeles isn't just known for its illustrious history in film and theater. The city has been a melting pot for various music genres since early 20th century and was at the epicenter of the punk rock and glam metal movements of the 1970s and '80s. From Guns N' Roses and Weezer to Dr. Dre and Snoop...

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Luke Walton sticking with rookie Lonzo Ball

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:20 pm

Despite a rocky start to his rookie season, Lonzo Ball will remain the starting point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers. Head coach Luke Walton made the announcement following a game in which he opted to sit the first-year guard for the entire fourth quarter of a close game. Ball has displayed an...

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Watch: Noel Gallagher debuts video for new single 'It's a Beautiful World'

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:20 pm

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds has released a new single “It's a Beautiful World,” accompanied by a lyric video. The song is the second single from the ex-Oasis star's latest solo album Who Built the Moon?, which will drop on Nov. 24 via Sour Mash.The iconic British alt-rocker unveiled his...

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Boston Celtics prove defense still wins games

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:20 pm

In a game that very much mirrored a playoff contest, the Boston Celtics proved that the modern NBA can still feature a good ol’ fashioned defensive battle. In a stunning win over the Golden State Warriors, the Celtics limited the defending champions to 88 points. This was a fully healthy Golden...

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Places to shop in New York for music lovers on Small Business Saturday 2017

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:20 pm

New York is one of the world’s leading cities for commerce, music and fashion. So it should come as no surprise that the famous metropolis is home for many of the world’s most lavish shopping sprees, especially around the holidays. Anyone looking to do some holiday shopping can and should look...

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Places to shop in Las Vegas for music lovers on Small Business Saturday 2017

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:20 pm

The Las Vegas Strip is home to several major entertainment venues, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena to the Mandalay Bay Events Center and T-Mobile Arena. Considered one of the biggest destination points in North America, Las Vegas has many smaller music treasures across its expansive landscape as...

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Kid Cudi's next album will be 'strictly' produced by Kanye West

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:16 pm

It appears that Kid Cudi and Kanye West's brief feud is over. After the artists called each other out last year in separate incidents, the two collaborated onstage together in Chicago earlier this month. Now they're kicking it up a notch, with 'Ye set to "strictly" handle all producing duties on the...

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Chance the Rapper wrote 5 skits for upcoming 'SNL' this weekend with some help from Donald Glover

Friday, 17 November 2017, 7:36 pm

Chance the Rapper makes his "Saturday Night Live" hosting debut this Saturday, and will be joined by another famous rapper some of you kids may have heard of by the name of Eminem. Chance has appeared on the famous NBC sketch comedy show multiple times in the past as the featured musical guest. For...

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Sónar Festival will attempt to contact aliens with music for 25th anniversary

Friday, 17 November 2017, 7:28 pm

The three-day electronic music event in Barcelona known as Sónar Festival has been blasting music through the air since its first year back in 1994. The festival, which brands itself as more than just a music event, also offers annual multimedia activities for fans to come and experience. This year...

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Afrojack dishes on his new song 'Dirty Sexy Money' with David Guetta, Charli XCX and French Montana

Friday, 17 November 2017, 6:48 pm

Dutch DJ and producer Nick van de Wall, aka Afrojack, has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music and most recently he has teamed up with David Guetta, Charli XCX and French Montana to produce his newest electro-pop track titled "Dirty Sexy Money." Released on Nov. 2 and co-produced by...

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UK YouTube stars Dan and Phil to bring the Interactive Introverts tour to the US in 2018

Friday, 17 November 2017, 6:36 pm

With a combined 17.6 million worldwide subscribers, English YouTube personalities Daniel Howell and Phil Lester (aka Dan and Phil) are very much ready for their second international live tour.  The 2018 Interactive Introverts Tour follows their 2016 outing, The Amazing Tour is Not on Fire, which...

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Photos: Death From Above brings their pummeling dance-rock to The Novo in LA

Friday, 17 November 2017, 6:20 pm

Slideshow Main Photo CreditsListening to the thick, crunchy sound of their albums, it's easy to forget that Death From Above is comprised of only two members: vocalist/ drummer Sebastien Grainger and bassist Jesse F. Keeler. When there's just two people jamming on stage, that leaves little room for error or disguises, but at...

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Interview: Uncle Lui of Common Kings discusses touring with Matisyahu

Friday, 17 November 2017, 4:08 pm

Common Kings is a reggae band from Orange County, California that is currently on tour with Matisyahu. By phone, Uncle Lui discussed debuting at number one on the Billboard Reggae Charts, watching Matisyahu perform, and what it takes to have a successful live show.AXS: Your most recent album Lost...

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Thrice gear up for busy weekend of shows in New York metro area

Friday, 17 November 2017, 4:04 pm

The four-piece veteran rock band known as Thrice are rolling into New York City on Friday, with a scheduled concert at Terminal 5 to start their busy weekend in the metropolitan area. Thrice, along with fellow alt-rock outfit Circa Survive, have been on the road together since the beginning of the...

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Movie reviews: 'Justice League' and '3 Billboards' lead a number of new releases this weekend, Nov 17

Friday, 17 November 2017, 4:04 pm

One of the most highly-anticipated movies of the year is now in theaters, but even though the delayed Rotten Tomatoes score has finally been released, is it worth the wait? A score of other movies - big and small - are set to open as well, and a few documentaries and smaller gems will be released on...

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Listen: Los 5 lives and never learns on new single 'Same Mistakes'

Friday, 17 November 2017, 4:00 pm

Indie group Los 5 released the new single "Same Mistakes" on Nov. 16. The guys go Spanglish and feature a more nuanced, mature sound on the track."Same Mistakes" is the latest single by Los 5, the independent band with members from Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. Earlier this year, the guys released...

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Listen: Ovtlier release metal cover of Taylor Swift's '...Ready For It?'

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:56 pm

You’ve never heard of Ovtlier, but you soon will. These Rochester, N.Y. rock n’ rollers have created a heavy-hitting rendition of Taylor Swift’s “...Ready For It?” that’s intense and crushing. Featuring dark gutturals and more melodic clean vocals, the song cruises many dynamics while staying on...

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Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato drop colorful 'Échame La Culpa' music video

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:52 pm

Puerto Rican superstar Luis Fonsi premiered the music video for his new single "Échame La Culpa" on Nov. 16. He teams up with pop powerhouse Demi Lovato on the Spanglish track."Échame La Culpa" (English: "Blame Me") is the newest single from Fonsi, who experienced worldwide success earlier with the...

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Listen: Maluma says 'Hola' on new single with Flo Rida

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:52 pm

Hip-hop star Flo Rida released his new single "Hola" on Nov. 16. He teams up with Colombian artist Maluma on the dance track."Hola" (English: "Hello") is the latest single by Flo Rida since putting out songs like "Hello Friday" and "Zillionaire" last year. Maluma's next move is to break the...

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Family holiday and Christmas events in Detroit 2017

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:48 pm

 The holiday season will be festive in Detroit with family-friendly events offering seasonal fun in 2017. Take the family to enjoy the Christmas-themed markets, tree lighting ceremonies, ice skating, and other festive activities in 2017.14th Annual Detroit Tree Lighting CeremonyNov. 17 @ 5 p.m...

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Where to see Christmas lights in Detroit 2017

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:48 pm

Bright lights and decorations will make the holiday season merry in Detroit and the surrounding area. Take the family for a ride to see the fantastic light displays in neighborhood and communities or an enjoyable evening. There will be several great Christmas lights displays in Detroit in 2017, so...

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Listen: Adventures with Vultures is an 'Okay Guy' with new single

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:36 am

Making high-quality music at the ripe age of 24, Adventures With Vultures, aka. Matt Sauter, is showcasing his incredible talent with words in his debut Junction EP. His music is mellow and lyrically molded from some of the great hip-hop influences like Mos Def and J. Cole as well as classic...

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Watch Darius Rucker perform 'Let Her Cry' and more in AXS TV Concerts presented by Mercury Insurance on Nov. 22

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:32 am

AXS TV Concerts presented by Mercury Insurance will close out the fall concert series with Darius Rucker’s explosive live set at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado, which airs Nov. 22 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on AXS TV. You can watch Rucker return to his Hootie & the Blowfish roots by...

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Ministry closes book on U.S. tour with latest chapter of industrial metal onslaught

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:24 am

Jay Nanda / AXS.comThe Jourgensen juggernaut made its way to the Aztec Theatre on Sunday night. Ministry's eccentric vocalist and industrial metal pioneer "Uncle" Al Jourgensen and his bandmates ended their U.S. tour approximately four months prior to the release of an album that's already finished but waiting for the...

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Photos: Many reasons Tedeschi Trucks Band is the best band in the land

Friday, 17 November 2017, 2:36 am

© Mary AndrewsTedeschi Trucks Band (TTB) is in full swing with their 2017 winter tour. Phoenix got a double dose of their royal treatment on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Orpheum Theatre. The band was formed from various musical bands including Susan Tedeschi as a solo performer, The Smokin’ Section, The Derek Trucks...

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Take a first look at Peter Frampton discussing the talk box on 'The Big Interview with Dan Rather' Nov. 21 on AXS TV

Friday, 17 November 2017, 2:08 am

Grammy-winning English rocker Peter Frampton talks with legendary newsman Dan Rather about his groundbreaking use of the talk box in the attached first look clip of Frampton’s guest appearance on “The Big Interview,” which airs Nov. 21 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on AXS TV. In the upcoming all-new...

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Listen: Tame Impala release new EP, including three new songs

Friday, 17 November 2017, 1:48 am

<p>Tame Impala shared a new EP on Thursday, with a pair of remixes and three new tracks stemming from their 2015 <em>Currents</em> album. </p>Tame Impala released a five-track EP on Thursday, which contains three new original tracks and a pair of remixes stemming from their latest studio album in 2015’s Currents. Titled Currents B-Sides & Remixes, the warm-sounding EP is part of their latest album’s extended collectors edition, which...

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'Star' season 2, episode 6 recap: Alex digs a deeper hole and Star feels betrayed

Friday, 17 November 2017, 1:40 am

“Star” returned last night (Nov. 15) on FOX and everyone is still reeling from last week's tragic shooting except Ayanna (Michael Michele) because she’s worried about a PR nightmare for Midtown. Meanwhile, Alex (Ryan Destiny) digs an even deeper hole for herself when a selfie with her and Noah goes...

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Maluma announces 'F.A.M.E.' and 2018 North American tour dates

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:16 pm

Maluma will soon reveal his experience of worldwide F.A.M.E. The Colombian reggaeton superstar has announced his new album F.A.M.E. and a 21-date U.S. tour, kicking off March 23 in D.C."I couldn't be more excited to announce my return to the United States on tour, exactly one year after announcing...

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Where to see Christmas lights in Denver 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:00 pm

The Christmas season in Denver will be cheerfully illuminated throughout the holiday season. Take the time to enjoy the dazzling holiday lights in the neighborhoods, communities, and villages in the Denver area. Light shows at some of Denver’s top attractions will be especially spectacular, so check...

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Family holiday and Christmas events in Denver 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:00 pm

The holidays season will be festive and fun at the special holiday events in Denver, Colo. in 2017. There are several spectacular events to make plans to experience the holiday Christmas Market, go ice skating, and to enjoy the lights and decorations in 2017. 17th Annual Denver Christkindl Market...

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Chester Bennington's Best Vocalist trophy and more up for charity auction

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 10:56 pm

Loudwire teamed up with the surviving members of Linkin Park and some other rock legends to set up a charity auction to honor the humanitarian efforts of the late Linkin Park vocalist, Chester Bennington. The One More Light Fund promises to "support Chester's favorite Music for Relief program: Solar...

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Fleetwood Mac will reissue 1975 self-titled album

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 10:52 pm

With a new year approaching comes new music, or at least new versions of beloved classics. This is the case with Fleetwood Mac. The band has announced that they will be re-releasing their 1975 self-titled album with a few added bonuses.  The classic rock icons are giving fans a chance to own some...

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Best local spots to shop in Kansas City for music lovers on Small Business Saturday 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 10:52 pm

From the Sprint Center to Arrowhead Stadium, there is no shortage of marquee music venues across Kansas City. The Gateway to the Southwest is a melting pot of various genres, ranging from its rich history of jazz to its vibrant R&B artists of the modern era.With Small Business Saturday just...

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'Empire' season 4, episode 6 recap: The Lyons suffer a huge loss

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 10:52 pm

“Empire” returned last night (Nov. 15) on FOX and finds the Lyon family banding together to support Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) during his heated custody battle. We see a softer side of Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) and her youngest son and Lucious (Terrence Howard) deserves an Oscar for his keen acting...

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Kelly Clarkson and P!nk to collaborate at opening American Music Awards performance

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 9:00 pm

The 2017 American Music Awards will air Sunday, Nov. 19 on ABC beginning at 8 p.m. EST. While the award show has announced many performers, including most recently Kelly Clarkson, the American Music Awards announced today via social media (Nov. 16) that Clarkson and P!nk will perform for the first...

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In This Moment announce The Witching Hour tour

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:48 pm

Maria Brink has always held a bewitching charm as the enchanting and fiery frontwoman for In This Moment, but now they are taking things to the next level. In This Moment have just announced the Witching Hour tour for 2018. The California alt-metal band will be joined on the road by P.O.D, New Years...

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Tiffany Haddish, the Brian Setzer Orchestra among shows coming to Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:48 pm

With about 40 wineries in the area, Southern California’s Temecula Valley is a wonderland that offers almost unlimited possibility for wine drinkers. But the fun in Temecula doesn’t end when the sun goes down and the tasting rooms close; that’s when the music (and laughs) begin in the theater at...

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Watch: Black Sabbath debut 'War Pigs' from farewell concert video 'The End'

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:40 pm

Black Sabbath have unveiled another teaser performance from their forthcoming farewell concert film “The End,” which drops Nov. 17 in multiple formats via Eagle Vision. The legendary British heavy metal pioneers have debuted the final live performance of the live mainstay “War Pigs.”The Rock and...

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Places to shop in Denver for music lovers on Small Business Saturday 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:40 pm

While it may not have the rich musical history of other major cities like New York or Los Angeles, Denver is home to its own eclectic music scene. Between Denver and nearby Boulder, the areas play host to lively pop, jazz and jam band scenes. The Lumineers, The Fray, Flobots and DeVotchKa are just...

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Iggy Pop, Franz Ferdinand and more to pay tribute to Bowie on NTS Radio in London

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:40 pm

Despite his untimely passing in January 2016, the spirit of David Bowie continues to live on through the music of countless artists that he inspired along the way. Recently, Iggy Pop, Thurston Moore, Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange and more agreed to collaborate with Sonos and NTS Radio in London to pay...

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Dashboard Confessional release new song, 'We Fight,' announce 2018 album, and tour dates

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:32 pm

Marianne MeyerEarlier this year, emo-scene veterans Dashboard Confessional released an EP, Covered and Taped, offering songs originally performed by Julien Baker, The 1975, Sorority Noise and Justin Bieber. But, it’s been over eight years since the band has released a full set of new music.Fans of charismatic...

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Incubus reveal rescheduled 2018 dates at the Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:28 pm

Last month, Incubus canceled a pair of upcoming shows in Las Vegas in light of the tragic shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. The group has now announced four rescheduled dates at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. They will take place over two sets in February and March, with...

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Disney Junior Dance Party to get kids and parents on their feet on 2018 tour

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:28 pm

Disney juniors and seniors alike will want to break in their dancing shoes before the Disney Junior Dance Party sets up shop in their neighborhood next year. The children's network has announced an inaugural 50-date tour, kicking off in Southern California in early spring. The interactive concert...

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Exclusive premiere: Story of the Year release final single, 'Miracle,' off of anticipated new album

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:00 pm

Rock band Story of the Year have not released an album since 2010, but the quartet that was the signature sound of the post-hardcore scene in the early 2000's are back and releasing their sixth studio album Wolves on Dec. 8. They have come a long way since their "Until The Day I Die" days (even...

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Rocky Mountain Bridal Show returning to the Colorado Convention Center on Jan. 14

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 6:52 pm

Save the date: Jan. 14, 2018.If you're getting married in Colorado next year, that's the second most important date on your calendar, as it marks the return of the Rocky Mountain Bridal Show to the Colorado Convention Center to help with everything you'll need for your big day.And we do mean...

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A Perfect Circle drop new video for 'The Doomed'

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 6:12 pm

Last month A Perfect Circle dropped their first new music in four years in the form of "The Doomed." Today they released the accompanying music video. The performance clip features stark images of each band member as they intensely stare into the camera. The video ends with a final shot of the band...

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Ozzy Osbourne 'Angelic' on Black Sabbath bonus tracks

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 6:12 pm

Black Sabbath’s impact on today’s music is as profound and deep as it is pervasively dark. Virtually every hard rock and metal act to follow in the Brits’ heavy footsteps (from Metallica and AC/DC to Rage Against the Machine and Slayer) has cited the seminal quartet as a key influence.Sabbath not...

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Complete list of nominees for the 2017 Bit Awards

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 6:08 pm

The 2017 Bit Awards are headed to New York City. The annual ceremony honoring the biggest and brightest developers in the gaming world will be held at The John L. Tishman Auditorium on Friday, Dec. 15. Priding itself as "an interactive game for all attendees," the awards show is a celebration of the...

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Emo-rapper Lil Peep has died at age 21

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 5:56 pm

Rising rapper Lil Peep, whose blend of hip-hop and emo carved out a new lane for both genres, has died, according to a statement from his publicist. No cause of death has been announced. He was just 21.Born Gustav Åhr, Lil Peep had seen his career take off in 2017. Following the release of mixtapes...

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Interview: Joy Again talks releasing singles, national tour and performing artists

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:16 pm

Having released a couple of singles and their debut EP, five-piece alt-rock band Joy Again, are reveling in their experiences together of creating and making music. Along with their new single(s), the band has recently announced a national tour with Furnsss in a press release. One of their stops was...

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2 Chainz to perform at Georgia Swarm home opener on Dec. 30

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:12 pm

Rapper 2 Chainz will be performing during half time for the Georgia Swarm 2017-18 National Lacrosse League home opener at the Infinite Energy Arena against the Rochester Knighthawks in Duluth, Ga. on Dec. 30. It is a big night for the Swarm as they will unveil a banner recognizing their 201...

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Groove Cruise Cabo sets sail Oct. 10-14, tickets on sale today

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:12 pm

The day is finally here. At 11 a.m. PST Groove Cruise Cabo goes on sale. Now is the time for all those who have ever wanted to join the #GCFAM to hop on over to the Groove Cruise site and purchase tickets. Perhaps this is the first time you have heard about Groove Cruise and you're wondering what...

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Atlanta Gladiators acquire Brady Vail and Angelo Miceli from Norfolk Admirals

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:12 pm

The Atlanta Gladiators and Norfolk Admirals had a blockbuster trade on Tuesday. The Gladiators acquired Brady Vail and Angelo Miceli from the Norfolk Admirals for Chase Witala, Patrick D'Amico and Thomas Frazee. Vail was a fourth round draft pick, 94th overall, by the Montreal Canadiens in the 201...

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Giovani Dos Santos is named to Forbes' 30 under 30 list in sports for 2018

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:24 pm

LA Galaxy forward Giovani Dos Santos has been included as one of the Forbes' top 30 sports stars under 30 in their 2018 edition. A major reason for Dos Santos's selection was because of his outstanding success internationally with Mexico. While playing for the Mexican soccer team, he has won a gold...

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Phil Lane named ECHL player of the week

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:24 pm

Atlanta Gladiators right winger Phil Lane has been named the ECHL player of the week for the week from Nov. 6 to Nov. 12, 2017. In three games, this past week, Lane had four goals and two assists for six points. In his first game, Lane had two goals and two assists in a 5-4 Gladiators overtime win...

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LA Galaxy offering holiday ticket package

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:20 pm

The LA Galaxy is offering a holiday ticket package for the 2018 Major League Soccer season. The holiday package includes a ticket to the Galaxy home opener, and two additional Galaxy games at the recipient's choice at 20% off. Each package will include an LA Galaxy beanie. Midfield reserved pricing...

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Railroad Earth announce extensive 2018 US tour

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:12 pm

Railroad Earth had better be getting plenty of rest this holiday season, because the band will be heading out on a lengthy 36-date North American tour following the start of the new year. Announced on Tuesday, the veteran Americana/jam band will start their winter-into-spring run at Aspen’s Belly Up...

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The Voice season 13, episode 17 recap and performances

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:12 pm

Playoffs on "The Voice" came to an end with a special Wednesday show, cementing the Top 12 who will face the music in front of America next week. The NBC singing competition turned its focus to Team Miley, as Miley Cyrus revealed which one artist she was returning to "The Voice" season 13 and which...

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Lady Gaga stops show to check on injured fan

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:12 pm

Lady Gaga's world tour stop at the Mohegan Sun has been garnering lots of attention and it's not about her usual showstopping ways. The singer interrupted her show on Saturday night after noticing a fan was bleeding in the audience.  Billboard reported the incident with a video posted by another...

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Where to see Christmas lights in Dallas and Ft. Worth 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:08 pm

Magical Christmas lights will illuminate the night skies during the holiday light shows in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas in 2017. Take the family to enjoy the colorful bright lights piercing the darkness throughout the holiday season at some of the special events held only one season during the year.The...

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Family holiday and Christmas events in Dallas and Ft. Worth 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:08 pm

The holidays will be festive and bright with all the special Christmas events in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas in 2017. The entire family will get in the holiday spirit while enjoying ice skating, markets, colorful decorations and the happiness that comes with having fun with loved ones. Merry Christmas...

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LA Kings to contribute to the Las Vegas Victims Fund

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 2:44 am

The Los Angeles Kings will assist the Las Vegas Victims Fund with a First Responders Appreciation Night when they host the Boston Bruins at the Staples Center on Thursday, Nov. 16. A portion of some of the ticket sales will go to the Las Vegas Victims Fund after the tragic events which occurred on...

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5 best 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town' covers

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 2:40 am

Few songs truly embody the holiday season like “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.” One of the earliest non-religious holiday songs to become popular, “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” was written by John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie and first recorded in 1934. The song was an instant hit and has...

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