STYX: Classic Rockers Keep Sailing Away

While STYX haven’t had a new release in three years, the historical rock group’s deserving reputation precedes itself. Making its name in the ‘70s and ‘80s, STYX built their career off of five straight RIAA platinum certified albums. STYX will hit the road with fellow classic rockers Def Leppard on …

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Interview with Moose Blood: The Warped Canterbury Tales

Bringing an international twist to the storied tradition of the American Warped Tour is Moose Blood. Hailing from Canterbury, England, this will be the band’s first tour of America in its short history. Forming in 2012, the quartet quickly gained a well-deserved backing and put out several EPs. One track …

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In This Moment: Infected

On its major label debut for Atlantic Records, In This Moment continued to grow its heavy sound. The Los Angeles metal band is currently on the road supporting that latest record, Black Widow, which peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard 200. This is their fifth and most …

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The Griswolds: Aussies Depict The Endless Summer

A new indie pop group has come roaring out of Australia just in time for summer. The Griswolds capture the sound of eternal summer with its blissful layering of electronic beats and bubblegum pop hooks. The four-piece is still riding the waves of its bright, debut album, Be Impressive, …

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CJ Ramone: Punk Legacy Continues Forward

A member of the one of the most famous punk groups of all time will be touring in support of his latest solo release. CJ Ramone dropped Last Chance To Dance in November 2014. Ramone played bass for the legendary Ramones from 1989 till its end in 1996. Similarly to …

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Bahamas: Take A Soothing Sonic Vacation

Afie Jurvanen’s singer-songwriter project Bahamas is as calming as the islands it is named for. Jurvanen’s silky vocals coupled with quiet guitar create a relaxing, delicate atmosphere. The songwriter’s latest record, Bahamas Is Afie, helped Jurvanen win both of his nominations at the Juno Awards (the Junos are Canada’s …

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Tim Barry: Punk Goes Southern Folk

Singer-songwriter Tim Barry’s style of tranquil folk pays homage to his Southern roots. Barry’s acoustic guitar backs his conversational croons on Lost & Rootless, his fifth studio album. Released in November 2014, the LP relies on first person storytelling to convey very personal, yet simple sentiments. Prior to …

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KaiL Baxley: Boxer’s Blues Hit Home

Coming off a successful debut effort, KaiL Baxley keeps the ball rolling with his new LP, A Light That Never Dies. Smooth, blues vocals are a constant over tracks featuring everything from rhythmic horn sections to subtle drumbeats. Hailing from the same hometown as funk legend James Brown, Baxley …

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Rock 2 Adopt: Festival Plays On Wild Side

The charity festival Rock 2 Adopt returns once again to raise money for a local New Jersey zoo and humane shelter. Groups such as the country-influenced singer-songwriter Nikki Briar And The Sweet Briar Band and rock music cover band The Jersey Surecats will headline the weekend to encourage pet adoptions. …

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The Mavericks: Mavericks In Music And Diversity

The Miami-based quartet The Mavericks brings diversity to the country music scene. The group fuses classic country sounds with colorful Latin melodies for a unique twist on traditional styles. In 1995, the song “Here Comes The Rain” won The Mavericks a GRAMMY for Best Country Performance By A Duo Or …

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