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Billie Eilish continues to dominate the music scene with her unique sound and chart-topping hits. However, there are many other artists making significant strides with their new releases. Here are five mainstream artists you should definitely check out, spanning a range of genres and styles, ...Read More
"My intention writing this song was to get myself out of deep, heavy, painful feelings and move towards the light,” NYC-based art pop singer/songwriter BRIDGET BARKAN says, sprinkling positivity and support on our breakfasts this morning with her new single and music video “GOOD THINGS,” ...Read More
WILLOW's empathogen album cover photo
WILLOW’s empathogen, released on May 3, 2024, emerges as a captivating blend of genres, heavily infused with both jazz and maintaining an edge with rock, R&B, and dark pop music influences. empathogen is deeply embedded in black culture and musical traditions while exploring human imperfection ...Read More
On the heels of her chart-topping new album, GRAMMY®, and Latin GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Shakira has just announced the first string dates on her highly anticipated world tour, “Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran World Tour,” promoted by Live Nation, with 14 arena shows across North America kicking off ...Read More
Billie Eilish
Following the news of her highly anticipated third studio album HIT ME HARD AND SOFT, set for release on May 17, Billie Eilish has announced arena dates, produced by Live Nation, for her HIT ME HARD AND SOFT: THE TOUR. Starting in September 2024, Eilish will embark on her North American leg ...Read More
The Tortured Poets Department - Ghosted White 2 LP
I listened to Taylor Swift's new album, The Tortured Poets Department, on Saturday while I was working out and walking. This is what I've been doing with countless other albums since the beginning of March. (I say "countless," but that's not true at all; I've ...Read More
Primus, Puscifer, A Perfect Circle
eryone can invite thousands of people to their birthday party, but that is exactly what Maynard James Keenan did for the “Sessanta” (Italian for “60”) concert held at Talking Stick Resort Amphitheatre. He turned the stage into a “house party”, complete with living room sofas ...Read More
In an era where the encroaching presence of AI threatens to overshadow human creativity, encountering a live performance that seamlessly blends storytelling with musical prowess feels like a breath of fresh air. Such was the experience at Valley Bar, where best friends Victoria Canal and ...Read More
Gary Cherone (Vocalist), Extreme
Living Colour could be described as a funk band infused with hard rock, and Extreme, a hard rock band infused with funk. The fusion of these two bands playing the intimate Van Buren venue was magical. The first couple of songs from each band solidified ...Read More
Shockingly, punk rock as a genre has few supergroups - its own Traveling Wilburys or The Highwaymen (or The Highwomen, for that matter) - but it finds one in Fire Sale. The five-piece group consists of Pedro Aida from ShotClock and The Iron Roses on ...Read More
Today, one of the most influential entertainers of our time, Jennifer Lopez, announced her highly anticipated return to the touring stage with "This Is Me…Now" The Tour. This marks her triumphant comeback to the touring scene after a five-year break, following the successful 2019 tour ...Read More
Maynard James Keenan of Tool performing at Footprint Center
On an unexpectedly brisk February evening, amidst the peculiar backdrop of lightning streaking across the Arizona sky, an eager audience gathered to experience the second night of Tool in Phoenix, accompanied by special guests Elder, on their simply-named "Winter Tour." It comes as no shock ...Read More
The Venomous Pinks
Arizona femme punks The Venomous Pinks are debuting the new documentary, We Must Prevail: The Making of Vita Mors, which chronicles the creation of their latest album Vita Mors, out now on SBÄM Records. ...Read More
Justin Timberlake The Forget Tomorrow World Tour banner
Last night on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, renowned musician, actor, and entertainer Justin Timberlake announced his first tour in 5 years with The Forget Tomorrow World Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the first leg of his global outing will include 22-cities and kicks off on April 29. ...Read More
Lovers & Friends Festival banner with lineup
USHER, Janet Jackson and Backstreet Boys will lead the third edition of Lovers & Friends, returning to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on Saturday, May 4, 2024. The powerhouse lineup will treat fans to performances from Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Gwen Stefani, Nas, Alicia Keys, Nelly Furtado, Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Ciara, TLC, Timbaland and many more. ...Read More
Australian indie-folk groundbreakers The Paper Kites make their way back to North America this February for the final leg of their tour in support of their latest acclaimed album, At The Roadhouse. The nearly sold-out headline tour starts on February 27th in Salt Lake City with stops in Denver, Phoenix, Pioneertown, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, and more. ...Read More

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