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New efforts tomorrow to keep people cool at Vans Warped Tour

  • 1:08 pm Friday, June 30th, 2017 by Sam

As ABC Action News’ Sean Daly reported, both the city of St. Petersburg and the tour itself are making new efforts to keep concert goers cool tomorrow. Vans Warped Tour is typically ALWAYS in the summer time and as we all know is ALWAYS really hot. In order to avoid situations like Sunset Music Festival, where dozens are hospitalized for dehydration and exhaustion, the city and tour are making some changes.

Jared Leto and Thirty Seconds To Mars Take On Film Project ‘A Day in the Life of America’

  • 11:11 am Friday, June 30th, 2017 by Sam

This 4th of July, Thirty Seconds To Mars has tasked us with the job of showcasing to them what OUR America is. ‘A Day in the Life of America’ is an all-encompassing film project and will become a portrait of America. On the 4th the group will have film crews in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. They will be looking to capture moments of what that day looks like across cultures and cities in our country. 

Trailer Released Today for ‘Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle’

  • 2:25 pm Thursday, June 29th, 2017 by Sam

Today the first trailer for ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ premiered featuring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Jack Black and Kevin Hart.

Now, before I get into this I need to let you know that the original ‘Jumanji’ is one of my absolute favorite movies and I don’t think it needed this ‘sequel’ or whatever this nonsense is. But, I’ll continue.

This version of the story has been modernized in that it follows a group of high school kids who discover the game…which is now a video game. 🙄 🙄 🙄 The kids get sucked into the game and become the characters, or ‘avatars’ of The Rock, [More]

WATCH: PVRIS – ‘What’s Wrong’

  • 11:36 am Thursday, June 29th, 2017 by Sam

In May, PVRIS released ‘Heaven’, the debut single from their 2nd album, All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell. They also announced a tour with a stop in Tampa at the Ritz Ybor Oct 3rd! This month, we were lucky enough to get another taste of what to expect from this upcoming album with the release of ‘What’s Wrong’.

WATCH: The Killers Drop Video for “The Man”

  • 6:14 pm Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor

Fresh off of a surprise Glastonbury performance that grabbed headlines worldwide, The Killers just dropped a video for their fun new single “The Man”. In the video, Brandon Flowers appears to be literally, the man, during a night in Las Vegas. He’s already mentioned that Wonderful Wonderful is the closest thing to Sam’s Town since that album was released. If this video is any indication of it, it looks like he might be right.

Fall Out Boy Release Blooper Video for ‘Champion’

  • 4:01 pm Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by Sam

‘Champion’ is the most recent single from Fall Out Boy’s upcoming album M A N I A, out September 15th and today the Fall Out Boy twitter account posted this cringe-worthy video of outtakes from the music video. The video was shot at The Berrics in LA and featured guests including rapper Post Malone.

Smash Mouth Has a Twitter Fight with Twenty One Pilots fans

  • 12:52 pm Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by Sam

This is probably one of the most bizarre social media battles of 2017. Or maybe of this entire decade. Smash Mouth got into a twitter feud with fans of Twenty One Pilots.

Josh Dun of Twenty One Pilots Unveils Custom Snare Drum

  • 1:34 pm Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 by Sam
Twenty One Pilots Release "Heavydirtysoul" Music Video

Josh Dun has been working with SJC Custom Drums on creating the ‘Crowd Snare’, his perfect snare drum. The drum is 6.5×14, matte black, with a has a 1-millimeter steel shell. On of Josh’s signature moves is known as ‘crowd drumming’ on the ‘drum island’. He literally drums on top of the crowd and this custom drum is designed for that!

Queens of the Stone Age drop new single, announce album, and tour

  • 12:53 pm Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 by Sam

Queens of the Stone Age will release their first album since …Like Clockwork in 2013 on August 25th. Below is the first single off that album, Villains, ‘The Way You Used To Do’. In a statement from Josh Homme regarding Villains he explained  that this album is about “redefining our sound, asking and answering the question, ‘What do we sound like now?’ If you can’t make a great first record, you should just stop – but if you can make a great record but you keep making records and your sound doesn’t evolve, you become a parody of that original sound.” You [More]

The Killers Make Surprise Appearance at Glastonbury Festival

  • 12:45 pm Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
The Killers Surprise Fans at Glastonbury Festival

It’s not too often that you see headlining quality acts make surprise appearances on one of the smallest stages at a festival… or rather ever. Well, The Killers did just that. The Las Vegas based band made the short trip across the pond to surprise attendees at England’s Glastonbury Festival, because obviously that was the closest festival to Vegas, duh. Regardless of why they were there, it was still awesome nonetheless. I’m not sure how this was kept a secret for so long, because accommodations must have been made well in advance.

The Killers announced that their newest album, Wonderful Wonderful, is due out in [More]