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Erasure’s New Single “Elevation” Out Today

ERASURE, with Vince Clarke and Andy Bell, has unveiled the first track from their eagerly awaited new album, The Violet Flame. ‘Elevation’ is out on July 22nd (or instantly via iTunes pre-order), preceding the album release on September 23rd via Mute. …
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Brinley Addington Releases “Middle Of Nowhere”

After spending the past few years developing his artistry under the guidance of Chris Young, Tennessee native Brinley Addington is back and stronger than ever with the release of his new single “Middle Of Nowhere,” the title track from his …
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Xander Demos Will Open For Influential Guitar God Tony MacAlpine

MTS Management Group is proud to announce Xander Demos Band will be opening for influential Guitar God, Tony MacAlpine. The concert will take place on October 13, 2014 at Hard Rock Cafe in Pittsburgh, PA. Doors open at 7:30pm, show starts at 8pm. …
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Shania Twain Announces Final Shows of “Shania: Still The One” At The Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace

Not many performers have impacted Las Vegas quite like Shania Twain, including a ride down the famed Las Vegas Strip with a stampede of horses to bringing her legendary country-glamour to fans around the world, but today Shania announced the …
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Doug Briney Receives Three Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards Nominations

MTS Management Group is happy to announce Doug Briney has received three 2014 Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards Nominations. Briney has been nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year (Super Country Cowboy) and Song of the Year “Unknown Soldier.” The …
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The Guitar Genius of Jeff Beck

Of the prime “Surrey Delta” players of 1960s U.K. blues – Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck – it’s Beck who is the connoisseur’s choice. Although hardly a household name like EC and Page, Beck is rightly considered by those in-the-known as one of the most unique guitar stylists ever. Beck turns 70 on 24 June 2014 but, at his own pace, he is working on a new album that will undoubtedly again push the boundaries of electric guitar. Happy birthday, Geoffrey
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Worst Rock Band Double Bills — Ever!

Rock ‘n’ roll has a history of tragic mispairings — like in 1967 when the Jimi Hendrix Experience opened a tour for the Monkees, or when ABBA and KISS toured in the ’70s, and the more recent double-bill of the Scissor Sisters and Limp Bizkit. Okay, okay, I made those last two up. But here are three perfect examples of band names that should never appear together on the same bills — but actually did! Ratt and Poison: An odd coincidence or the product of a booking…
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Sunglow – Nothing Doing

There’s nothing like quite sunshine to get those sagging spirits bloomin’ again. If you agree, then come bathe in some warm amber Sunglow. Daniel Lynch is an artist from Savannah, Georgia, who makes experimental electronic music. Daniel’s musical voyage began when he started dabbling in percussion which he confesses to be his primary love, at the tender age of nine. Besides fooling around with amateur computer software, he …
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Philadelphia’s RESTORATIONS Announce September Headlining Dates

Philadelphia’s Restorations have spent the majority of this year laying low. Aside from touring Europe this spring and playing Groezrock Festival in Belgium, 2014 has been a quiet one for the band stateside… until now. Kicking off on September 6 in Syracuse, NY, Restorations will …
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Cecil Thornton and Transparent Return with Extraordinary New Single “No Ordinary Love”

Multi-talented singer, songwriter, and producer Cecil Thornton along side group Transparent return with their long-awaited new single “No Ordinary Love,” available now for free download by clicking here. A heartfelt number that pays homage to the extraordinary love of God …
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Adam B Smith Signs With Zavitson Music Group

Songwriter and producer Adam B Smith has signed an exclusive publishing deal with Nashville-based Zavitson Music Group. Smith is a producer/writer who is known primarily for his work in the rock and pop markets (Colbie Caillat, Jason Reeves, Randy Jackson …
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Dates Announced For First-Ever Topshelf Records Tour

Boston’s Topshelf Records has announced dates for the first-ever Topshelf Records Tour, which will be headlined by Brooklyn, NY indie rock outfit A Great Big Piles of Leaves, with support from label mates Diamond Youth, Prawn and Field Mouse. The …
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Hillbilly Woodstock to Feature Moonshiners and Music, Aug. 1st and 2nd

Musicians are tuning up their instruments and moonshiners are loading up pickup trucks in preparation for the fifth annual Hillbilly Woodstock in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. As many as 10,000 people are expected to attend the family-friendly festival, which will …
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WuTang Embraces Online Collaboration on Blend with New Project

Online collaboration is gaining more and more traction in all areas, and most noticeably when it comes to music creation. Many musical styles are built on borrowing and manipulating works by other musicians; Hip Hop, Ambient, EDM, Trance, Rap and …
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Reverence, A Song / Artist Discover Recording Inspired by Hebrews 12:28 Releasing August 5th

Fuel Music, one of the leading independent distributors of Christian music, CD’s, tapes and vinyl records internationally, releases REVERENCE: An Offering worldwide Aug. 5.  Fuel has gathered together 18 artists who are offering 19 songs, including 17 never-before-released tracks, for …
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The Smiths Guitarist Johnny Marr Announces 2nd Solo Album

Johnny Marr has announced the release date for his second solo effort ‘Playland,’ which is set for October 7th via Warner Music Group and available for pre-order now on iTunes and Amazon. Last year, the legendary guitarist for The Smiths …
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Test of Time’s “By Design” Streaming Now

The straightforward cover of Test of Time’s By Design displays the vintage blueprint of a clock tower. At a cursory glance, the layout is simplistic and up front, but upon closer inspection, it leaves the viewer delving deeper to uncover …
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The Hideout Block Party Full Lineups Have Been Announced

The A.V. Club (the arts-and-entertainment wing of The Onion) and the Chicago’s famous Hideout have combined forces again to present another terrific festival, taking place Friday September 5 and Saturday September 6 just outside of the Hideout, at 1354 W. …
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Chris Young Scores #1 Single with “Who I Am With You”

Chris Young is having fun! His single, “Who I Am With You,” sits atop the Mediabase Country Singles Chart, it has been certified Gold, and he’s spending the summer doing what he loves most, on the road performing for the …
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Dolly Parton Strikes Gold With ‘Blue Smoke – The Best Of’

Dolly Parton earns yet another sales award as her 42nd studio album, Blue Smoke – The Best Of, has been certified Gold by the BPI and remains #3 on the official UK chart in its sixth week of release. “Dolly could …
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