Amy Ray: Not Just An Indigo Girl

Trading in her warming voice harmonies and acoustic guitar for loud powerful vocals and an electric guitar, Amy Ray has made herself known as solo artist instead of the other half of the Indigo Girls. From fast raunchy punk rock songs to a ‘60s doo-wop sound, Ray jumps genres and …

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Bebe Buell For The Masses

World famous model, singer and former wife or girlfriend to at least one of your favorite rock stars from the ‘70s or ‘80s, Bebe Buell, will be performing at the Brighton Bar in Long Branch, NJ on Aug. 20 promoting her latest album, Air Kisses For The Masses. Tickets …

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Rolling With The Crüefest

Maybe it’s singer Tyler Connolly from Theory Of A Deadman’s coiffed hairstyle that got them into Crüe Fest this year or it could be their alternative Daughtry-like rock music. Unlike other alternative rock bands, Theory Of A Deadman offers more of a hard edge with a loud, yet soothing …

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Taking Back Sunday To Perform At Macy’s In Herald Square Sunday Afternoon

Taking Back Sunday will be making a matinee appearance at the Macy’s in Herald Square on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. There’s a new clothing brand launch event for a new clothing line called “D*CODED” (whatever that means), but the band will be performing and signing autographs. Recession bargain …

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Third Eye Blind’s New Record Leaks, So Band Posts Whole Album

Third Eye Blind’s new album, Ursa Major, leaked, so the band has decided to post the entire album online for streaming at their MySpace page: myspace.com/thirdeyeblind

In response to the leak, which occurred while the band was in Jakarta performing a benefit following the terrorist attack at the Jakarta …

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Aerosmith Cancel Remainder Of Summer Tour

Aerosmith announced this evening that due to injuries sustained by singer Steven Tyler after a fall on stage, the band is cancelling the remaining dates on their summer tour with ZZ Top.

“Words can’t express the sadness I feel for having to cancel this tour,” says guitarist Joe Perry. “I …

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Les Paul Dies At The Age Of 94

Les Paul has died today from complications of pneumonia at White Plains Hospital today. The New Jersey resident was a pioneer of the solid body electric guitar, including the famous Gibson that bears his name. Still playing residencies in New York City up until just a few years ago, the …

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Emiliana Torrini: Italian Ice

Half-Icelandic and half-Italian, singer-songwriter Emiliana Torrini is all soul. Everyone’s heard bands from Iceland, but influences reach far beyond the music her country is known for, with influences from folk, hip-hop, and psychedelia. Catch her at Highline Ballroom on Aug. 14 for a show in support of her third album, …

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The Donnas: From Dorky To Dangerous

In 1993, four self-proclaimed “dorky pre-teen girls” decided to play music together. Sixteen years later, the Donnas have become a legendary rock and roll powerhouse. Because they started out as a group of friends, the original line-up remains intact and the girls continually put out critically acclaimed albums. To celebrate …

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Chris & Thomas: Chopped Liverpool

Chopped Liverpool
By Josh Frank
Much like Matt & Kim and Tim & Eric, Chris & Thomas are two wayward souls, connected only by music, soul, and an ampersand. Hailing from Liverpool, England, their music is nevertheless as American as roots-based music gets, with intricate melodies clearly inspired by the …
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