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Trivium’s Matt Heafy on New Music and His 6 and 7-strings

On 2013’s Vengeance Falls, Trivium mine a tight and cohesive blend of melody and blazing riffs with many apexes. This summer, Trivium are performing songs off Vengeance Falls (one of my favorite albums of the past few years) and the rest of their catalog on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. On Mayhem, Trivium frontman Matt Heafy slings his two signature models: the Epiphone Ltd. Ed. Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom and the Ltd. Ed. Matt Heafy…
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Rock, Americana, Memphis Soul Are Accented On New Titles

If variety is truly the spice of life, look no further than a wide range of recent releases that seemingly mine every corner of the music universe. Artist: Marillion. Title: A Sunday Night Above the Rain (earMUSIC / Eagle Rock Entertainment). You might like if you enjoy: Peter Gabriel, Porcupine Tree, Radiohead. Tell me more: While British rock artists such as The Beatles and Rolling Stones have achieved widespread acclaim…
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Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum Acquires Charlie Daniels’ Guitar

One of the first guitars that famed musician, singer, songwriter, and producer Charlie Daniels played is now proudly on display in the Nashville section of The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. Charlie, born in Wilmington, N.C., special ordered this …
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Eli Young Band Announces Second Annual House Parties

This morning, Eli Young Band confirms the second Annual House Party line up.  The band will return once again to Dallas and is expanding the Party with a second show in Houston. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday August 29th for both the …
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EXOTYPE Releasing Self Titled Debut LP on October 7

Orlando, FL electronic / metal alchemists EXOTYPE will release their self-titled Rise Records debut LP on October 7th. The album was recorded in MI this past spring with mega producer Joey Sturgis (Of Mice & Men, Asking Alexandria, The Devil …
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This Week on THE JASTA SHOW: Suicide Silence Discuss the Success of You Can’t Stop Me

This week, Jamey Jasta released new “The Jasta Show” episodes with Derrick Green (Vocalist for Sepultura), Frankie Palmeri (Vocalist for Emmure), Mark Heylmun (Guitarist for Suicide Silence), Chris Garza (Guitarist for Suicide Silence) and Dan Kenny (Bassist for Suicide Silence). Derrick discusses Sepultura vs. Soulfly, haunted places, touring Brazil, cutting his hair, prank calls and …
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Wild Ones Kick Off West Coast Tour On September 5

Portland, OR’s Wild Ones will launch their west coast tour dates on September 5th in Spokane, WA. Dates run through through September 13th. Wild Ones latest full-length ‘Keep It Safe’ was released in April 2014 via Topshelf Records, with none …
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Dirty Loops Debut ‘Loopified’ Tops the Charts

Swedish pop / jazz-fusion trio, Dirty Loops, have made impressive North American debut landing at #2 on the Jazz chart and #87 on the Top 200 with their critically acclaimed release, Loopified (Verve)!  The 12-song debut produced by Dirty Loops …
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Allah-Las Premiere ‘Buffalo Nickel’ Video On Entertainment Weekly

Allah-Las met while working at Amoeba Music, a key destination for music lovers in Los Angeles. While this experience helped shape their sensibility, their sound was forged in an underground basement where they came together as a band. They began …
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Exile Debuts New Live Album Sept. 4 at Franklin Theatre Gala

The band Exile will transform the Franklin Theatre into a veritable festival Thursday evening (Sept. 4) with an array of guest artists and an auction of celebrity swag to celebrate the release of the band’s new album, Exile Live at …
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Nashville Symphony Announces Free Day of Music Festivities

The Nashville Symphony has released the schedule and details for its ninth annual Free Day of Music, which will showcase more than 20 different acts performing everything from classical and jazz to rock and bluegrass at Schermerhorn Symphony Center on …
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Brooke Eden Signs with Magic Mustang and Warner Chappell In Joint Publishing Deal

Magic Mustang Music and Warner / Chappell Music are excited to announce the joint signing of Brooke Eden to their respective publishing rosters. This marks the first co-venture signing deal between the two companies. A Florida native, Brooke has been …
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Sunflower Dead’s Remix of “Wasted” Available Now via iTunes

Long Beach, CA hard rockers SUNFLOWER DEAD have just released their brand new Eddie Wohl (Fuel, Anthrax, Ill Nino) re-mixed single ‘Wasted’ via iTunes! Go ahead and buy it here. SUNFLOWER DEAD’s self-titled album with the original version of ‘Wasted’ …
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Acoustic Syndicate Performs in the Southeast This Fall

With a touring and recording history of more than 20 years, a strong following regionally and beyond, and a history of playing festivals like Bonnaroo and Farm Aid, North Carolina favorites Acoustic Syndicate returned in 2013 with their first record …
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The Smith Street Band Premiere “Surrender” the First Track From New Album Out 10/28

Australia’s The Smith Street Band have released “Surrender,” the first single from their highly-anticipated new album Throw Me In The River, produced by Bomb The Music Industry’s Jeff Rosenstock and available digitally in the U.S. on October 28. The song …
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Fox & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series Presents Thompson Square Tomorrow

FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series presents American country duo (and husband and wife) Thompson Square on Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 8AM/ET. The chart-topping country duo is known for hit songs such as: “Are …
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Three-piece Post-Punk Outfit The Antics Release New EP Send It Out

New Jersey based band, The Antics, have released their new EP, Send It Out. Send It Out is the follow up to the group’s debut album Running Faster, released in November of 2012.  As they settle into their unique, mature …
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Country Superstar JO DEE MESSINA Co-Hosts Good Day LA

Multi-Platinum selling country superstar Jo Dee Messina took time out of her busy touring schedule to co-host Good Day LA today and will return tomorrow to add her upbeat personality to the morning broadcast. Jo Dee, who performed on the …
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Dolly Parton Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dolly Parton, who’s usually flooding stadiums with fans around the world, cools off her Summer by taking a dive into the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Dolly was challenged by several people including famous duet partner, Kenny Rogers.  His doubted dare …
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The Roys Debut THE VIEW Track-By-Track Today On The Boot

THE ROYS debut THE VIEW: Track-By-Track, an official companion video to their September 2 CD release, THE VIEW, today on The Boot. The candid overview features Elaine and Lee revealing the stories behind the disc’s songs, and offering insights into …
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