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Foster The People Drop Three New Songs

  • 4:33 pm Friday, April 28th, 2017 by Sam

Yesterday Foster The People made their return with a three song EP titled III. The songs will be part of an upcoming third album, due out this summer.

Blink-182 says this is the ‘strangest’ song they’ve ever recorded

  • 12:21 pm Friday, April 28th, 2017 by Sam

May 19th is the release for the deluxe edition of California and it will feature 11 NEW SONGS! This one, ‘6/8’, was tweeted out last night and referred to as ‘the strangest song blink has ever recorded’ is one of them.

The 1975 Announce Next Album, ‘Music For Cars’, Due Out in 2018

  • 9:02 am Friday, April 28th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
the 1975 announce new album 'Music For Cars' on Beats 1 Radio

In an interview with Beats 1 Radio’s Zane Lowe, Matty Healy announced the band’s third studio album, Music For Cars, is going to be released sometime in 2018. Long time fans of The 1975 will know that the band’s first EP was also of the same title, and Healy acknowledged that their next album will reference that and their second EP.

He went on to describe that their forthcoming album will be the “end of an era”, whatever that means.

“Music for Cars has always been called that, and we were always gonna do a trilogy of records,” he said. “And I’m [More]

Fall Out Boy Drops New Single ‘Young and Menace” Announce ‘M A N I A’ Album and Tour

  • 12:27 pm Thursday, April 27th, 2017 by Sam

Fall Out Boy JUST DROPPED A new single ‘Young and Menace’ AND announced their new album M A N I A and a tour. M A N I A will be out September 15th. The M A N I A Tour begins October 20th with a stop at in Tampa on Nov 5th.

Watch The Head and the Heart Perform on The Late Late Show

  • 10:27 am Thursday, April 27th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
The Head and the Heart perform on The Late LAte Show with James Corden

97X Next Big Thing alums, The Head and the Heart, are still riding high following last year’s release of Signs of Light. The band’s third studio album is perhaps their best yet, providing the alt rock world one of the best songs of the year in “All We Ever Knew”. They are coming off stellar performances at both weekends of Coachella, playing early evening slots on the main stage with all of their frontline and backline gear, something they have yet to do at their hometown music festival up to this point in their career. Like plenty of other bands who play [More]

Radiohead Has A New Ant Species Named After Them

  • 8:32 am Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 by Sam

First we had the Pink Floyd shrimp and now a Radiohead ANT?! Say hello to Sericomyrmex radioheadi. The Ant was discovered by Ana Ješovnik and Ted R. Schultz who work in the Smithsonian Institution’s Ant Lab in Washington, D.C.

10 Best Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs Ranked

  • 2:48 pm Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor

Any band that has been together for nearly 35 years is sure to have a massive catalog of songs. Some of these songs are sure to, frankly, suck, some are to be beloved by hardcore fans of said band, some will be loved by mainstream music fans but despised by those hardcore fans of said band, and the rest will fall somewhere in between. Now, fil in the blanks with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and you’ve summed up their career into a sentence. Formed in 1983 out of the emerging punk rock scene, the Los Angeles rockers went from playing [More]

The Chainsmokers Should Probably Get Spell Check

  • 2:08 pm Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 by Sam

Well that’s awkward. Or should I say akwrawd.

Red Hot Chili Peppers 1st Time on TV with Alan Thicke

  • 1:48 pm Monday, April 24th, 2017 by Sam

In 1984 Red Hot Chili Peppers performed ‘Get Up And Jump’ in their first television appearance with the late Alan Thicke and it was insane.

Portugal. The Man have a custom cannabis blend named after ‘Feel It Still’

  • 12:26 pm Monday, April 24th, 2017 by Sam

A nice blend of the “Top Shelf hybrid strains Gorilla Glue #4 and Girl Scout Cookies” is the custom cannabis blend Portugal. The Man named after their hit single ‘Feel It Still”.