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Taking Berlin – The Lottery

A camera flashes your vision white – white gloved hands lower a DSLR to reveal a quzzical face obscured by a blue surgical mask. Cut to the hero of our story receiving the call to get down to the crime scene immediately after mopping up the bit-part bad guys in the abandoned warehouse on the other side of town. Introducing junior detective Maloney, an ominously red-shirted…
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Fieu – Put It On the Line

You know that line where the Earth meets space, where the sounds of the natural world fuse with the expansive abyss of an extraterrestrial landscape, where the elements of fire, water, air and Earth compete in a tug of war with a faceless competitor for survival. The being that inhabits this place aims to create unison between the worlds. She lies …
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Pop, Rock and Jazz Icons Return

Historic return-to-form releases from a number of musical greats have arrived this fall, led by the eagerly-awaited return of Billy Idol. In addition, collections featuring Annie Lennox, the late Robin Gibb, and a collaboration between guitar greats Eric Johnson and Mike Stern also shine. IDOL_QUEENS_COVER_1600 Artist: Billy Idol. Title: Kings & Queens of the Underground…
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How To Create Song Intros for Live Performances

There’s something about a great opening scene in a movie. Who could ever forget the opener of Raiders of the Lost Ark? Talk about action packed! Everything from suspense to intrigue to action to thrills with a little comedy thrown in for extra appeal. It doesn’t need to be wild excitement either. The 3-minute opening to the movie Contact doesn’t have any action, but it pulls…
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Pretty Lights and Bassnectar Announce December 27 & 28 Basslights Shows

For the third consecutive year, Pretty Lights and Bassnectar will be bringing their BassLights series to historic Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, VA. Each artist will play both evenings of the two-night stand, set for December 27 and 28, with one …
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DMA’s Premiere ‘Laced’ On Entertainment Weekly

DMA’s is the musical project of Johnny Took, Matt Mason & Tommy O’Dell – three best friends from Newtown, Australia. Since releasing their debut single ‘Delete’ in February this year, Tommy, Mason and Johnny, the three friends who make Newtown’s …
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Award-Winning Country Artist Bobby Wills Releases New Single Undressed

A consecutive 2013 and 2014 Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) Male Artist of the Year nominee, Bobby Wills (MDM Recordings Inc. / Universal Music Canada) releases his latest single Undressed to Canadian country music radio today!  Co-written by Wills and Patricia …
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for KING & COUNTRY’s “YOU MATTER – THE TOUR” Logs 13 Sold-Out Events So Far

Top-selling, award-winning for KING & COUNTRY are being greeted by thousands of music fans in every “YOU MATTER—THE TOUR” city. With capacity crowds and 13 sold-out concerts already logged, tickets for upcoming events continue to sell at an unprecedented pace …
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Keni Thomas Releases “Hold The Line” In Advance of Veterans Day

Country star and combat veteran of the 75th Ranger Regiment Keni Thomas premiered his new video “Hold The Line” exclusively on The Boot. Click HERE to watch the exclusive premiere. The video, released in advance of Veterans Day, is less …
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Swedish Melodic Metal Favorites SOILWORK Sign with Breaking Bands

Swedish melodic death metal front-runners SOILWORK are pleased to announce their recent signing with Breaking Bands LLC for management! Breaking Bands LLC is directed and founded by the powerhouse team of Testament vocalist and co-manager Chuck Billy, Adrenaline PR CEO …
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St. Paul & The Broken Bones Announce 2015 Winter Tour

Electrifying soul septet St. Paul & The Broken Bones has announced dates for their 2015 winter tour, starting February 5 in Baton Rouge, LA and running through February 21 in Missoula, MT before the band heads out for a European …
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Kristian Bush Saves The World From Zombie Apocalypse In New Video for “Trailer Hitch”

Multi-platinum recording artist Kristian Bush is saving the world from a zombie apocalypse in his new music video for Top 40 and climbing hit, “Trailer Hitch.” Catch the world premiere of the video for the infectious song exclusively across CMT, …
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Texaco Country Showdown Winner Crystal Yates Releases New Album Tomorrow on iTunes

Texaco Country Showdown winner Crystal Yates will release her powerful, Charlie Peacock-produced album, I Believe, on iTunes Oct. 21.  The five-song EP can be pre-ordered now. A much-in-demand studio maestro, Peacock holds a Grammy for producing the Civil Wars’ Barton …
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Michael ONeill’s “I LIke It Like That” CD Out January 20

Singer-Songwriter Michael ONeill set his sights on releasing his fifth independent album, I Like It Like That, on January 20, 2015 on his own record label, Sleeping Trout Records with distribution through MDI out of New Mexico. This new cd, …
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Country Traditionalist JAMES CAROTHERS’ Latest CD “HONKY TONK LAND” Available Now

With a gutbucket baritone that brings to mind Waylon Jennings and Jamey Johnson, James Carothers delivers stirring and hard-hitting songs of real life on his latest release, HONKY TONK LAND (Renegade Mountain Records).  A tour-de-force of traditionalism, the eight-track offering features …
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Breakthrough Country Artist Amanda Lamb Releases New EP “We Were Here”

Off the heels of a thrilling, summer music video, Amanda Lamb releases her new EP, We Were Here. The four-song EP includes fan favorites, like “We Were Here”, the single released earlier this summer, alongside a music video. The EP is …
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Eric Bibb Sings About “Blues People” on New Stony Plain Records CD Coming November 4

Stony Plain Records, one of the world’s foremost roots music labels, announces a November 4 release date for Blues People, the new CD from award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Eric Bibb. Produced by Glen Scott, who also plays several instruments …
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Casting Crowns Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational

Casting Crowns received its sixth career American Music Awards nomination this week for the “Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational” category, in which fans can log on to AMAvote.com to cast their ballots.  The group’s current release, THRIVE, hit #1 on …
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Little Big Town Prepares for Busy Pain Killer Album Release Schedule

Newest inducted members of the Grand Ole Opry, Little Big Town, prepares for what will be a busy release schedule for their sixth studio album Pain Killer, in stores Oct. 21. The foursome will wrap up their mentoring session with …
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Pitbull Returns To Host the 2014 American Music Awards

Dick Clark Productions announced today that global music sensation Armando Christian Perez aka Pitbull will again host the American Music Awards.  The 2014 broadcast will air live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) …
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