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Fall Out Boy will donate proceeds from Houston show to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

  • 3:03 pm Thursday, August 31st, 2017 by Sam

On Wednesday, Fall Out Boy announced that all proceeds from their M A N I A tour stop at Houston’s Toyota Center on November 7th will benefit Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The proceeds will be donated to the Fall Out Boy Fund and then dispersed to the various charities that need it. 

This unbelievable 8-year-old punk rocker covers Green Day, Blink-182, and more.

  • 1:27 pm Thursday, August 31st, 2017 by Sam

Meet Lincoln. He’s 8-years-old and a future rock star! Unbelievable videos of him have been circulating the internet and blowing our minds. He covers all our favorites, Green Day, Blink-182, All Time Low and tons more. The videos even gained him enough attention to be pulled on stage to sing with Green Day!

Walk The Moon tells us 5 things about their new album

  • 3:16 pm Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 by Sam

New music on the way!!! Walk The Moon is working on their first album since 2014’s Talking Hard and sat down with Billboard to give us 5 things to know about it!

The new voice of Kermit is here

  • 1:35 pm Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 by Sam

We all remember the Kermit debacle a few months back where longtime puppeteer Steve Whitmire was fired. Lots of controversy started flying around over the REASON for his firing. Some reports said it was because he made Kermit sound like a “depressed” frog while others then said it was because of his “unacceptable business practice”. 

What was Vance Joy doing in his off time? Learning to skateboard.

  • 10:15 am Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 by Sam

In an interview with Billboard at Outside Lands Vance Joy confirmed that he’s been spending his off time learning to skateboard. He said “I picked that hobby up about a year ago, I’m not very good but I do enjoy it. I get a real sense of achievement when I land a trick.” So I guess it is possible for us to fall more in love with him??

The official trailer for Super Troopers 2 has been released

  • 1:09 pm Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 by Sam

The original Super Troopers was released back in 2001 if you can believe it and we FINALLY have the trailer for the next one! The film will be released on April 20th of next year. The first one was absolutley hilarious and a HUGE success so there’s no doubt #2 will follow suit. Can’t wait! 

Houston Astros will temporarily play home games at Tropicana Field

  • 12:56 pm Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 by Sam

As Fox 13 reported, the Houston Astros are going to play their series against the Texas Rangers right here at Tropicana Field! The overwhelming flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey has driven them out of their home stadium.

WATCH: Paramore performs on Good Morning America

  • 11:25 am Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 by Sam

This past Friday Paramore woke up extra early to perform on the Good Morning America concert series in NYC! The band performed three hits from After Laughter, ‘Hard Times’, ‘Fake Happy’ and ‘Rose-Colored Boy’. If this doesn’t get you excited to jam out with them at Next Big Thing I don’t know what could! 

Mastodon Makes Appearance on Game Of Thrones

  • 11:23 am Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor

Mastodon, the heavy metal band from Atlanta, made their second appearance as extras on the hit show, this time as White Walkers on the season’s final episode. Band members Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher, and Brent Hinds could be seen for a brief period of time, and if you didn’t know to look out for them, you would have had no clue that they weren’t just extras.

The Game of Thrones producers aren’t strangers to inviting, or rather, casting other well known stars. The most buzzworthy moment came earlier in season 7 when Ed Sheeran made his GOT debut, and his character perfectly [More]

A Look Back With Paramore

  • 2:42 pm Monday, August 28th, 2017 by Sam

Two years after playing Next Big Thing 7 Paramore came back through the 97x studios! This time we decided to do something a little different, have them watch their previous visits to Tampa and provide commentary. The results were hilarious. Check out A Look Back with Paramore.