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Concert Review: Band of Skulls at Warsaw in Brooklyn

Yesterday was a big day for Band of Skulls, as the alternative rock band played their new single “Asleep at the Wheel” on Late Night with Seth Meyers, rocked a sold out show in Brooklyn, and announced their headlining spot at the 2000trees Festival this summer.  There’s nothing slowing down the Southampton, England natives as

Ten Best Concept Albums Ever Made

Concept albums are very nearly a dirty word in modern music. Written off as either overtly pretentious tripe with some not-so-hidden agenda or self-indulgent prance through the authors psyche, there’s little room for them on most CD shelves (or, more realistically, iPod playlists). But what of the forgotten gems? That is to say, what of

How Neil Young Affected the Sound of the Grunge Movement

Neil Young’s illustrious discography can be daunting for even longtime fans. With 35 full-lengths and dozens of live and tribute albums, it’s impossible to concisely classify his sound. Folk, country, and rock dominate much of his material, but Young’s sheer willingness to stretch out his stylistic boundaries – throughout every decade of his career –

So Who is Playing CMA Festival 2014? We Have the Answer

We find ourselves in the thick of the festival announcement season. All the summer festivals are busy getting out their lineups in an effort to ramp up ticket sales as the fans sit in cold houses, dreaming of heat waves and nights spend swaying to the music. For country music, there is no better festival

Rod Stewart, Santana Join Forces for Arena Tour

Smooth rock fans: brace yourselves. This may be the most exciting thing that will ever happen to you. The latest in a long line of superstar megastar co-headlining jaunts sees Rod Stewart and Santana team up for a trek across North America. In what their publicist has termed “their combined love of rock, soul, world

Rihanna, Eminem Team Up for Monster Stadium Tour

Eminem and Rihanna have collectively announced that they’re set to embark on a concert tour this August. Making the most of their joint hit “Monster”, the pair will make stops in only three cities across the very tiny duration of the Monster tour. “There are some shows coming up with Rihanna,” Eminem said in an

Tori Amos Unrolls Theatre Tour Across North America

Tori Amos has just unveiled a release date for her upcoming album, as well as a 27-city North American tour this summer, set to kick off July 16th in Vancouver, Canada. After its first night north of the border, Amos will visit Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, San Diego, Dallas, Chicago, Detroit, New York, Boston, Nashville

Jake Owen Fills Summer with Days of Gold Tour

Country star Jake Owen has just revealed a series of tour dates in support of his latest album Days of Gold. The 55 city trek kicks off on March 20th with a show in Brookings, South Dakota and will see Owen makes stops in New York, Virginia Beach, Buffalo, Wichita, and Atlanta among others, before