A Hardcore Benefit For Our Veterans: Hardcore For A Cause

Blast Furnace Productions has put together an all-day showcase of local hardcore punk acts in order to support the country’s veterans. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this show will go to the Purple Heart Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that supports veterans as well as those currently …

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Rival Sons: Sons Of Rock

Classic rock is not dead, and Rival Sons of Long Beach, CA proves that, even as a younger band. We usually hear the classic rock sounds coming from the bands that have been around for decades, but this group has only been around since 2009. The tour edition of their …

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Tibet House US Benefit: A Star-Studded Benefit

Tibet House US is a nonprofit educational organization that seeks to preserve Tibetan civilization and culture and, for the past 25 years, they have held a real rockin’ annual benefit concert. Last year’s lineup included Patti Smith, Debbie Harry, The Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus, and featured some unforgettable collaborations …

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Vinyl Theatre & Finish Ticket: Alt-Rock Heroes

Milwaukee quartet, Vinyl Theatre, released their debut album, Electrogram, on Fueled By Ramen in late 2014. Their most recent singles “Breaking Up My Bones” and “Gold” have been tearing up the digital airwaves on SiriusXM. They have an energetic electro-pop-punk sound and have toured with Twenty One Pilots. …

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Within The Ruins: Rising From Ruins

Almost exactly one year ago, deathcore four-piece, Within The Ruins, were on the receiving end of quite a crisis. In between stops on their tour with Suicide Silence and Emmure, the band’s van flipped three times over and their trailer along with all their gear was completely destroyed. Luckily, …

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Hunter Valentine: Keeping Their Pledge

Recently there seems to be a surge in all-girl punk rock bands. As it turns out, many of these bands have existed for a long while but are only now getting the coverage they deserve. Canada’s Hunter Valentine can count themselves amongst these bands. Since 2004, they have been releasing …

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Classic Albums Live: Note For Note, Feel For Feel

Casual listeners and Pink Floyd diehards alike will generally agree that Dark Side Of The Moon is one of the greatest albums of its era and probably of all time. It spent 15 years on the charts and its album artwork is displayed on countless t-shirts and dorm room posters. …

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Blue Oyster Cult: Burnin’ For The Cult

Blue Oyster Cult is back! Well, actually, not quite. They never exactly went away. Impressively, the classic rock five-piece has been performing consistently for over 40 years now. They’re currently touring in support of the 40th anniversary of their most famous and iconic song, “Don’t Fear The Reaper,” which still …

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William Close: Giant Proportions

For the past few years, William Close and his collective have been touring behind the world’s largest stringed instrument ever created, the Earth Harp. Designed by Close himself, the Earth Harp’s strings jet out from the body of the instrument, which rests onstage, out over the audience—thus implementing the architecture …

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Oh Wonder: Oh Success!

The London indie pop duo, Oh Wonder, have proved themselves to be masters of viral marketing, having released a new song every month on their SoundCloud account in the year leading up the release of their self-titled debut album. Lead single “Without You” is the perfect showcase for chief …

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