Backstreet’s back! The popular boy band just announced that they are extending their Las Vegas residency this year in order for more fans to see them live. Below are more details on the extended dates. The Backstreet Boys are excited to add 21 more dates to their highly successful headlining Las Vegas residency “Backstreet Boys:… Read More
The origins of Inspire Your Heart With Art Day are not known, though it is annually celebrated on January 31. The meaning of Inspire Your Heart With Art Day, is fairly clear, take a moment to step away for the craziness of life and enjoy the type or art that inspires you. The word “inspire” […]
Whether it’s on the big screen, the small screen or the streets of Hollywood, guy-love is everywhere these days. Sure, it’s great to catch up on which celebrities are dating, but just as much fun to see who they’re hanging out with and how well they’re getting along. Yes, we’re talking about the bromance. The […]
(PCM)Peter Pan Or The Boy Who Wouldn’t grow up opened on December 27, 1904 at the Duke of York Theater in London England. Peter Pan was written by the playwright/novelist James M. Barrie. Barrie had been influenced to write the play after developing a friendship with the boys of Sylvia Llewelyn Davies. He would make […]
“Marley was dead to begin with.” These six words may be, at least, one of the most famous lines in all of literature. In 1843 Charles Dickens was short on funds. In order to help himself make the money he needed he came up with the idea of a Christmas book. He was considering the […]
(PCM) The date of December 8, 1980 is one that is tragically etched in the minds of Beatles fans, as it is the night that musician John Lennon was shot to death in front of his New York City apartment building. Back in October, we celebrated what would have been Lennon’s 75th birthday and on […]
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November 25 1792 – The Old Farmer’s Almanac first published by Robert B. Thomas. He added “Old” to the title in 1832 because there was so much competition in the Farmer’s Almanac business. 1884 – The patent (#308,422) for the process of evaporated milk was issued to John Meyenberg, of St Louis, Missouri. 1920 – […]
David Bruce Cassidy was born to Jack and Evelyn Cassidy on April 12 1950. His parents divorced when he was young but didn’t tell him. He found out two years later from a neighbor. His Father would marry actress and musical comedy star Shirley Jones who would become a step mother of sorts to David […]
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(PCM) Catchphrases have been a part of the advertising world since it first began. It is believed that the first advertisement ran in a French newspaper called La Presse in June of 1826 and after it proved to be successful, newspapers all over the world began to include various advertisements throughout their pages. The very […]
(PCM) We are nearly certain that many, if not all, of you reading this have been “rickrolled” at one point in time, especially if you have spent any time at all on surfing the internet within the last ten years. So, what exactly does it mean to be “rickrolled”? Just how did this ridiculous internet […]
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(PCM) Our legal system in the United States says that everyone is equal in the eyes of the law and if you do the crime, then you should pay the time. That is supposed to be the way it works, however, we have seen several cases, especially those involving celebrities, where the consequences they faced […]
(PCM) In January of 1967 The Beatles recorded an extensive and very avant-garde 14-minute performance piece that remains unreleased even to this day. The performance is said to be titled “Carnival Of Light” and it is considered the holy grail of missing and unreleased tracks from The Beatles which die-hard fans are desperate to get […]
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(PCM) People in Sweden were incredibly disappointed when the country’s largest music festival Bravalla was cancelled unexpectedly. That is when Swedish comedian Emma Kynckare came up with the idea of hosting a “man-free” music festival planned for the summer of 2018. Some might feel that the idea is vaguely reminiscent of days of Sarah McLachlan’s Lilith Faire, […]
(PCM) Love him or hate him, there is no denying that Eminem is a true rap legend. He turned the genre upside down when he first blasted onto the scene and has since become a name that is synonymous with both raw talent and controversy. Eminem is never afraid to push boundaries and his satirical, […]
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(PCM) Rapper P. Diddy is being sued by his former personal chef Cindy Rueda on allegations of sexual harassment and having a hostile work environment. Rueda worked as Diddy’s personal chef from January 2015 to May of 2016 blackmart download. Rueda claims that during her time of employment with P. Diddy she was forced into […]
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(PCM) The world was shocked by the death of musical icon Prince, however we are sure that no one was a shocked as his family and close friends who were left to deal with not only the loss of a loved one, but the aftermath of his death as well. TMZ.com is reporting from sources […]
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(PCM) Tokio Hotel released their brilliant new album “Kings Of Suburbia” last November and it has been met with both fan and critical acclaim. Listening to the album I have found that it is truly some of the band’s most honest and heartfelt work to date.
With their debut album in 2005, Tokio Hotel- -twin brothers Bill (lead singer) and Tom Kaulitz (guitar, backing vocals), Georg Listing (bass) and Gustav Schafer (drums)–rose to become the most successful German rock band of the last 20 years. 7 million copies of their releases have been sold worldwide, and with around 160 Gold and 63 Platinum awards in 68 countries and well over 100 national and international awards, Tokio Hotel is an international phenomenon.
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(PCM) VPAL Music, VP Records’ subsidiary label and distribution arm for reggae music, teams up with the revered comedian/actor/singer Eddie Murphy to release his new single “Oh Jah Jah,” available January 27, 2015.
This song is not the first time Eddie Murphy has dabbled in the genre. “Oh Jah Jah” follows his 2013 collab “Red Light” feat. Snoop Lion.
The track is chock full of social commentary and we honestly did not even realize that Eddie had this musical side. The track is actually really good and we are pleasantly surprised. We can’t wait to hear more!
Murphy penned and co-produced “Oh Jah Jah,” which was recorded and mixed at Soul Mountain Studios in Beverly Hills, CA. Ralph Hawkins Jr. and Trenten Gumbs also had … Read More…
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(PCM) Always one of our very favorite festivals of the year, the epic and spectacular line-up for Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion 2015 has been revealed. The line-up includes some of the biggest names in rock to celebrate Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion’s fifth anniversary this year.
Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion will take place on May 2nd and 3rd 2015 at the Rock City Campgrounds at the Charlotte Motor Speedway just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina.
The mid-Atlantic’s biggest rock festival will feature performances from Slipknot, Korn (marking a highly-anticipated return to Carolina Rebellion after their on-stage reunion with band-member Head in 2012), Godsmack, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Rise Against, Sammy Hagar & The Circle… Read More…
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(PCM) Gearing up for the highly anticipated release of his upcoming sophomore album, Machine Gun Kelly a.k.a. MGK, has just recently released the album’s first single titled “Till I Die”. He has also just debuted the accompanying music video which pays tribute to his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio.
In a recent interview with Cleveland.com, MGK says the video is “showing off the city how we want to see it. It’s showing more than what they show of us on ‘SportsCenter’”.
MGK’s sophomore effort is set to drop sometime early this year as a follow-up to his 2012 release “Lace Up”. A lot of the upcoming album was recording in Cleveland as well.
MGK also reveals that he has grown a lot as an artist and … Read More…
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(PCM) On New Year’s Day rapper Kanye West released his recent collaboration with the legendary Paul McCartney on a track titled “Only One”. While it was certainly exciting to learn that the two artists had teamed up together on a track, it was utterly depressing to learn just how little Kanye’s fan base knows about musical history.
Just after the track dropped social media began to explode with commentary from Kanye fans who said things like “Who is Paul McCartney”, “Kanye has a great ear for talent. This Paul McCartney guy is going to be huge” and my personal favorite “I don’t know who Paul McCartney is, but Kanye is going to give this man a career w/this new song”.
The commentary literally made me … Read More…
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December 21, 2013 – January 17, 2014: Eminem featuring Rihanna – The Monster
January 18, 2014 – February 7, 2014: Pitbull featuring Kesha – Timber
February 8, 2014 – March 7, 2014: Katy Perry featuring Juicy J – Dark Horse
March 8, 2014 – May 16, 2014: Pharrell Williams – Happy
May 17, 2014 – June 6, 2014: John Legend – All of Me
June 7, 2014 – July 25, 2014: Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX – Fancy
July 26, 2014 – September 5, 2014: Magic! – Rude
September 6, 2014 – September 19, 2014: Taylor Swift – Shake It … More Here
(PCM) We have received some totally awesome post-holiday news! After completing an incredibly successful North American tour last fall, the Butcher Babies are heading back out on the road again. This time they will be touring with Black Label Society and Hatebreed, and we could not be more excited!
Butcher Babies have also just completed recording to the follow-up to their debut full-length album “Goliath”. The album is set for release in the summer of 2015 and is currently untitled as this time. The new album was produced by Logan Mader, who also produced the band’s recently released covers EP “Uncovered” which features the band’s incredible cover of “They’re Coming To Take Me Away”.
Be sure to catch Butcher Babies out of the road for … Read More…
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(PCM) Two of Sweden’s premier metal acts, In Flames and Opeth are co-headlining a North American tour with Portland Oregon’s Red Fang opening. On December 17 they performed in Philadelphia a The Electric Factory. Having seen Red Fang headline a tour just last spring, it was a little surprising to see them open, there wasn’t even a local warm up band. They went on while most people were still getting frisked at the doors, which is a shame because they are an incredible band.
In Flames, one of Sweden’s most popular metal acts are touring in support of their eleventh studio album Siren Charms which was released in September. They put on an awesome, energetic performance, they played … Read More…
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(PCM) Years of Dust is music group based in Denmark. They recently released a fabulous Holiday song called Beautiful Christmas.
The lyrics and melodies are memorable and the message is about peace. Check out the link to the song, and while you’re online, take a moment to learn more about Years of Dust’s other songs.
These guys are fantastic!
Years of Dust is:
Click here to listen to “Beautiful Christmas”!
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(PCM) As we near the end of 2014 and get ready to welcome in 2015, we have put together a list of some of our top picks in the the realms of movies, music and TV that were released in …
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(PCM) The news has sadly been confirmed that singer Joe Cocker has passed away at the age of 70. According to his agent Barrie Marshall, Cocker has died after battling an undisclosed illness. It has been speculated that he was undergoing treatment for lung cancer.
Cocker’s music career spans for over forty plus years with hits that include “You Are So Beautiful” and “Up Where We Belong”. He recognized mainstream success with his memorable rendition of the classic Beatles song “With A Little Help From My Friends” which skyrocketed to number one on the charts.
“Up Where We Belong” his duet with Jennifer Warnes was featured in the film “An Officer and A Gentleman” also hit number one and earned Cocker and Warnes both a … Read More…
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(PCM) Many were curious just how GWAR and the scumdogs of the universe would survive after the loss of their leader Oderus Urungus but I can say that his spirit was very much alive and well during the GWAR Eternal Tour as it slayed its’ way across the nation.
After being sucked through a hole in the space/time continuum Lord Blothar has now found himself thrust on stage fronting the almighty GWAR and he certainly managed to pull it off without a hitch. Well, maybe that is not entirely true … he did have to deal with his sister from a distant future the sexy breast-blood spewing Vulvatron.
The tour overall focused on GWAR’s search for their lost leader Oderus and they payed homage to … Read More…
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(PCM) Who said an internship at NASA couldn’t be fun? A group of NASA interns have created a hilarious parody of the hit Meghan Trainor song “All About That Bass” changing the title to “All About That Space” showcasing their …
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(PCM) According to the San Francisco Chronicle, newly released documents show that these 21 songs are put on 24 hour loops and used by the CIA to torture people:
“Dirrty” by Christina Aguilera
“The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem
“Zikrayati (My Memories)” by Mohamed el-Qasabgi
Playing the Meow Mix commercial jingle
“I Love You” by Barney the dinosaur
“Babylon” by David Gray
The “Saturday Night Fever” soundtrack
“Take Your Best Shot” by the band Dope
“We Will Rock You” by Queen
“The Beautiful People” by Marilyn Manson
“F— Your God” by the band Deicide
The Tupac Shakur album “All Eyez on Me”
“Bodies” by the band Drowing Pool
Songs from “Sesame Street”
“Baby, One More Time” by Britney Spears
“Enter Sandman” by Metallica
“March of … Read More…
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(PCM) This December, LeAnn Rimes is spreading good tidings by performing select holiday shows around the country. Back on October 27, Rimes released her One Christmas: Chapter 1 EP, the first of a three-album holiday series (Chapter 2 is due out in 2015, and Chapter 3 will follow in 2016). The six-song collection offers renditions of “Silent Night, Holy Night”, “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas”, “Blue Christmas”, “Hard Candy Christmas”, “Someday at Christmas”, and “Carol of The Bells”. Christmas is certainly a sacred holiday for Rimes. In 2004, she released her first Christmas album What a Wonderful World. Last Monday, Rimes was featured on ABC’s CMA Country Christmas, and last Wednesday she performed live on NBC’s Christmas in Rockefeller Center.… Read More…
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(PCM) As announced this morning on NBC “Today,” Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and international music superstar Jennifer Nettles will make her Broadway debut this February in the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical CHICAGO.
Nettles joins the Broadway company in the starring role of Roxie Hart for a limited eight-week engagement — Monday, February 2through Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.)
“Broadway has always been a special, magical place, with a wonderful tradition of singers and actors,” said Jennifer Nettles. “I feel honored and proud to be part of this great tradition. Taking on such an iconic role as Roxie in CHICAGO is a dream come true.”
“We’re absolutely thrilled to welcome Jennifer into our CHICAGO family this winter,” said producer … Read More…
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(PCM) In a live broadcast on Friday morning’s “CBS This Morning,” Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran announced the first round of GRAMMY nominations for 2015, with both announcers making an appearance on the list.
The official GRAMMY twitter account also tweeted the announcement and nominations to its 1.75 million followers.
Pharrell Williams is nominated for his album Girl for Best Contemporary Urban Album and Best Pop Solo Performance for his hit single of the same album, “Happy.” Ed Sheeran received a nomination for “Best Pop Vocal Album” for X.
— The GRAMMYs (@TheGRAMMYs) December 5, 2014
An almost completely full list of the nominations for the 2015 Grammy Awards will be published … Read More…
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(PCM) Global superstar and The Voice season seven coach Gwen Stefani releases new song “Spark The Fire” on Mad Love/Interscope Records. The track is available now for digital download and streaming via digital subscription services.
“Spark The Fire,” which the three-time Grammy Award-winner co-wrote with its producer Pharrell Williams, reunites the two hitmakers. They first collaborated on the 2005 hit “Hollaback Girl” which was featured on Stefani’s debut solo album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. A number one single; “Hollaback Girl” was the first digital download to sell over one million copies in the United States. “Spark The Fire” will be featured on Stefani’s upcoming album which will be released in early 2015.
“I am so excited to have a new song out with Pharrell,” says … Read More…
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(PCM) Yet another celebrity death hoax has gone viral on social media and this time the victim was Guns N’ Roses front man Axl Rose.
The death hoax posting was designed to appear as if it legitimately came from an MSNBC report, however it is not true and Axl Rose is very much alive and well.
The people behind the hoax have no affiliation with the actual MSNBC website and are in the business of using shocking trickery to cause people to click on a completely fake news story. Their headline for the Axl Rose death hoax read “Sources: Guns N’ Roses Frontman Axl Rose Found Dead In West Hollywood Home At Age 52″.
The fake article went into even more details claiming ““Unconfirmed reports … Read More…
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Words by: Megan Morrell
Photography by: Megan C. Brooks
Tuesday evening at the TLA in Philadelphia started off with an up and coming local band Enstride. These are the nicest most humble group of guys you will ever meet. They came out to the audience after their set and spoke with as many people as they could as well invited the audience to come and hang out with them. Just a great group of guys with an amazing future ahead of them, check them out if you get the chance.
Up next was 3 Pill Morning. All wearing ties and dress shirts. Self described as anthemic rock, which seems to be is quite accurate. The band has a great stage presence. Jeff Stebbins very charismatic … Read More…
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(PCM) Today, we received one of the best holiday gifts ever now that the 2015 lineup for Rock On The Range has been revealed. Linkin Park, Slipknot and Judas Priest lead this year’s line-up of over 60 band that will perform this year’s show that will take place on May 15, 16, and 17th at Columbus Crew Stadium in Ohio.
The full weekend of non-stop rock will also feature performances from Godsmack, Marilyn Manson, Breaking Benjamin, Rise Against, Volbeat, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Of Mice & Men, Anthrax and many more of the world’s most exciting bands on three stages over three days, plus the biggest Rock n’ Roll comedians in the ROTR Comedy Tent.
Rock On The Range–part … Read More…
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(PCM) A true renaissance man, rocker Sammy Hagar has just about done it all! He has been inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame, enjoyed the success of several number one albums, taken home Grammy awards, had a New York Times best-selling book, owns 10 restaurants and two spirit companies and of course graced the cover of Rolling Stone magazine! Is there anything that this man hasn’t accomplished? Now, Hagar can add the honor of being featured in a episode of The Simpsons to his list of career accomplishments. Hagar played himself in the recent episode titled “Covercraft” where Homer decides to take up the bass guitar and forms a cover band with some of the other dads in town, but their modest early success is soon overwhelmed by the breakout potential of their most unlikely star, Apu. We had a chance to catch up with Sammy Hagar to discuss The Simpson, his holiday plans which include a free New Year’s Eve show at his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Los Cabos, Mexico and more! Hagar is a fairly active social media user, so we were curious about this thoughts on the fan reaction from this appearance on The Simpsons. … Continue reading →
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(PCM) Thanksgiving is finally here and we have put together a list of some of our favorite songs that are all about being thankful.
They are sure to put you in the right frame of mind to celebrate the spirit of the holiday and will be the perfect soundtrack to a truly grateful Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends.
1. Thank U – Alanis Morissette
The track was written after Morrisette returned home from a journey to India with her mother and a few friends. It is a reflection of the gratitude she experienced during her journey.
2. Thank You – Dido
Dido wrote the track to express her feelings about her then boyfriend and despite the fact that the couple has since split, the … Read More…
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(PCM) We swear this is not a headline from The Onion or some other satire news site. Creed front man Scott Stapp posted a 15 minute long confessional style video on the band’s Facebook page claiming that he is flat broke, being investigated by the IRS and other agencies and living in a Holiday Inn.
Stapp titled the video “Public Statement #1″ and given what he discussed throughout the video we are surely going to see additional public statements popping up in the near future. Stapp claims that he is under some kind of vicious attack and that a bunch of money was taken from him. He also adds that many of his royalties have not been paid.
Stapp has admitted that he has suffered … Read More…
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(PCM) No stranger to walking the unbeaten path, Prince decided to delete his Facebook and twitter and removed all of his music from Youtube today (Nov. 25), causing some panic among his fans.
Not much will change for fans of the singer-songwriter/actor/multi-instrumentalist though; Prince rarly posted on his Facebook or Twitter. In September, the artist held a three-hour Q&A on his Facebook page, only to answer one question regarding the ideal frequency of recorded music.
Though he had a promising start on the site, Prince was also very inactive on Twitter, with most of the tweets on his shared account with his backing band, 3rdEyeGirl, coming from 3rdEyeGirl.
The only official video of Prince’s that is still online is his video for … Read More…
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(PCM) Music fans everywhere rejoice! Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani, both veteran musicians with an impressive body of work, Grammy awards, and hits still topping the charts today, are collaborating on an original song for Paddington.
Williams and Stefani are co-writing and performing “Shine” for the family-comedy, opening in theaters January 16, 2015.
The two creative artists are no strangers, having previously recorded several tracks together including Williams’ “Can I Have It Like That” and Stefani’s “Hollaback Girl” and “Spark the Fire,” whish just dropped today but has seemingly been pulled from every site that posted it.
“Pharrell and Gwen are the perfect artistic duo and they truly brought to life the charm that Paddington represents in the terrific song ‘Shine,’” says Bob Weinstein … Read More…
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(PCM) The NFL has just revealed that pop superstar Katy Perry has been chosen to perform at the upcoming Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.
Perry’s upcoming performance as headliner of the halftime show will air live on NBC from the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on February 1st, 2015.
Perry is currently on the road with her Prismatic World Tour in Australia, however she tweeted the following message acknowledging the announcement about her performance. Bob Costas revealed the news during the Cowboys-Giants game during Sunday Night Football.
My band is in the other room screaming at the TV (and each other) over this Cowboys-Giants game. Can’t wait for February 1st…
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(PCM) After two packed shows in New York and Philadelphia, nearby Atlantic City demanded a dose of The UR Experience. Usher brought his sensational live act to Boardwalk Hall last night, and fans packed the 15,000-seat bungalow on the beach. Usher is touring in anticipation of his next album, UR, which is currently in the works.
The show got off to an explosive start as Usher took to the stage and laid down one of his signature dance moves amid a plethora of pyro. He opened with “My Way”, an appropriate track to kick things off on the tour branded with his very initials and the title track to his breakout sophomore release. He then cranked out back-to-back smash hits “OMG” and “Love In This … Read More…
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(PCM) No, this is not the least bit strange! A 25-year old woman recently posted an ad on Craigslist offering to accompany your child to the upcoming Taylor Swift concert in Philadelphia, PA so the parents are not forced to …
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(PCM) It appears that U2’s Bono can’t seem to catch a break! Last week, he got quite the scare when the tailgate of his private Learjet flew off mid-flight which could have led to a potential plane crash. Now, he has injured his arm after a cycling accident in New York’s Central Park which will require surgery to repair. Bono’s arm injury also has caused the band to pull out of their scheduled week long residency on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The band’s website featured the following statement from Edge, Adam and Larry: “We are one man down. Bono has injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park and requires some surgery to repair it.” The statement went on to say “It looks like we will have to do our Tonight Show residency another time. Much thanks to Jimmy Fallon and everyone at the show for their understanding.”
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(PCM) Our MusicGuy passed me over a link to what just so happens to be one of the most insane music videos I have ever laid eyes on, so of course I had to share it with all of you!
The video is for the song “Chick Chick” by the C-pop group Wang Rong Rollin and let’s just say it features something for the boys, the girls and … the farm animals! (Seriously)
After watching this video it truly makes me wonder just what else Wang Rong Rollin are actually “rollin”, if you catch my drift. The video has been viewed over 3 million times on YouTube, so apparently some people are digging it or at least understand!
What do you think? Feel free to … Read More…
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(PCM) One of our newest musical addictions here at PCM is without a doubt the infectious soulful pop grooves of SomekindaWonderful. We are always on the search of something that sounds a little bit different in a world of cookie cutter rock bands and SomekindaWonderful has been a diamond (should we say “rhinestone”) in the rough.
The band has just recently released their new track “Rhinestone Melodies” and are currently offering it up as a free download for fans in support of the band’s first-ever and current tour with Bad Suns and New Politics.
You can check out the track below and of course download it here!
SomekindaWonderful’s debut album was released via Downtown Records back on June 16th and reached #8 on … Read More…
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(PCM) It is with great regret that the members of Culture Club have announced the cancellation of their tours in North America and the UK scheduled for November and December 2014.
It became necessary to do so this week when a polyp was discovered in George’s throat. The throat specialist has ordered George to not sing as it may necessitate an operation.
George and the band are devastated by this news and so it is with much regret that the tour is cancelled until further notice. Refunds are available at the point of purchase.
“We are hoping we can reschedule the concerts for next year, and hopefully George’s problem will be resolved,” said the members of Culture Club.
The band wish George a speedy recovery … Read More…
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(PCM) James Franco and Tim O’Keefe announced today that their art band duo Daddy will release it’s next project Let Me Get What I Want in 2015, and it will consist of a full length album + feature an accompanying full length video/film.
James recently published a book of poetry called Directing Herbert White: Poems. Two sections in that book are called “Poems Inspired by Smiths’ Songs,” which were reactions to a bunch of Smiths’ songs; each poem sharing the title of the song that inspired it. James and Tim were looking for a jump off for their next project and while discussing the poems and their love of the Smiths decided to use these poems and began to create new songs around them. Soon … Read More…
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(PCM) The incredibly over-the-top and cheesy Crystal Light Aerobics Championship video from the 1980’s has been slowly becoming an internet viral sensation over the last few weeks.
The video has now be mashed with Taylor Swift’s single “Shake It Off” …
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(PCM) Plans for next summer may just happen to include a trip to Grand Junction, Colorado after hearing the recent announcement at the first-ever Loudwire Music Festival being held June 26, 27 and 28th at Jam Ranch!
One of the leading websites in the rock world, Townsquare Media’s Loudwire will be putting together its’ first ever music festival in 2015 and it was also revealed that Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum band Linkin Park will be one of three daily headliners for this exciting new festival.
“We’re really excited to play the first ever Loudwire music festival,” says Chester Bennington, lead vocalist of Linkin Park. “This will be one epic rock show!”
The inaugural Loudwire Music Festival will feature some of the world’s greatest rock bands … Read More…
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(PCM) Words can not even begin to describe just how excited we were to get a chance to attend Fleetwood Mac’s recent show at a very sold-out Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.
The band’s nearly three-hour performance was flawless and it was a true gift for fans to be able to experience the band’s classic line-up back together once again. There is something about witnessing Fleetwood Mac performing together on-stage that is simply magical and the show was truly hypnotizing from beginning to end.
Fleetwood Mac has a a decades spanning career and their set list was chock full of fan favorites that included set opener “The Chain”, “You Make Loving Fun”, “Second Hand News”, “Rihannon”, “Landslide”, “Go Your Own Way” and many many … Read More…
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(PCM) It is with a heavy heart that we report that Static-X founder Wayne Static was passed away at the age of 49.
Wayne Richard Wells was best known by his stage name Wayne Static and was the enigmatic former frontman and namesake of Static-X, who later forged a successful solo career. Wayne was scheduled to co-headline tours with Powerman 5000 and Drowning Pool over the next several months.
According to his publicity team at FiXT Publicity, no additional information about his passing is available at this time. However, it seems that many of his known associates believe his passing may be the result of an accidental drug overdose.
Wayne is survived by his wife, former porn star Tera Wray, whom he wed in 2008. … Read More…
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(PCM) Every so often there will be a band that comes along that seem to have their finger on the pulse of where the music realm is headed and their sound is one that truly demands to be heard. This is why we were so pleased to discover J.O.S.!
The band formed in Ealing, the birthplace of British rock in 2011 and the four piece band consists of school friends John O’Shea, Rosie Botterill, Anna Thomas and David Clarke. Having faced insurmountable odds, this is a band that has seen it all and survived it all.
At the heart of this band is their unified belief, both in each other and the music they play. Growing up in the heyday of band’s such as … Read More…
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(PCM) Country singer and Staind frontman Aaron Lewis has issued an apology after he botched the lyrics while performing the National Anthem to kick-off game 5 of The World Series.
Lewis accidentally rearranged some of the lyrics in the “Star-Spangled Banner” when rather than the line “at the twilight’s last gleaming” he instead jumped to the line “were so gallantly streaming” which doesn’t come until later in the song.
The game was televised nationally on FOX and players from the teams can be seen on screen reacting to Lewis’ mistake.
Lewis has since made a heartfelt public apology for the mistake saying “All I can say is I’m sorry and ask for the Nation’s forgiveness. My nerves got the best of me and I am … Read More…
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(PCM) We just could not resist sharing this amazing parody video that showcases the way that the recently released Avengers 2: Age Of Ultron trailer happens to perfectly sync up with the heartfelt Celine Dion ballad “My Heart Will Go On”.
Some of the very best parts of the parody are when Elizabeth Olsen is seen screaming in the trailer and it happens to fall right as Dion begins really belting out the bridge of the song and when Chris Evans is seen kicking open a door and the lyric “Once more you open the door” is heard in the song! The timing is really too perfect!
Avengers: Age of Ultron will hit theaters in May 2015! Are you excited? Let us know what you thought of the parody?… Read more
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(PCM) Global superstar and The Voice season seven coach Gwen Stefani releases new single “Baby Don’t Lie” on Mad Love/Interscope Records. The track is available now for digital download and streaming via digital subscription services. Listen to “Baby Don’t Lie” here.
“Baby Don’t Lie,” which the three-time Grammy Award-winner co-wrote with its producers Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder and Noel Zancanella, is Stefani’s first new solo effort since her platinum-plus sophomore album Sweet Escape debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200.
Gwen has also just premiered the video to accompany the new single which can be viewed below:
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(PCM) Close after the release of “Yellow Flicker Beat,” her single for Lionsgate’s highly-anticipated third installment in The Hunger Games series, Mockingjay – Part 1, British pop songstress Lorde has revealed the tracklist for the film’s soundtrack, which she curated at the request of director Francis Lawrence.
The soundtrack isn’t completely finished; as Lorde has pointed out, “Track 5″ is still under production and has yet to be named, leaving us to wonder what wonderful collaboration could potentially fill its spot. The soundtrack features genre-spanning collaborations between Lorde, Stormae, Pusha T, Q-Tip, Haim, The Chemical Brothers, Miguel, Charli XCX and Simon Bon as well as tracks from Chvches, Grace Jones, and Tinashé and a Kanye West remix of Lorde’s “Yellow Flicker Beat.”
Here is the full The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 track list:
1) Stromae: “Meltdown” [ft. Lorde, Pusha T, Q-Tip, Haim]
2) Chvrches: “Dead Air”
3) Tove … Read more
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(PCM) Words can not even begin to express the joy that overcame us when news was first announced that a new album from Iowa rockers Slipknot was on the way and we were even more thrilled to get an early listen to “.5: The Gray Chapter” prior to its’ official release!
Back in May, Slipknot front-man Corey Taylor was roasted by his peers during the Roast on the Range w/ Corey Taylor which was the kick-off to the epic rock festival Rock On The Range. We had caught up with Taylor on the red carpet and were the first to bring you the news about just what “.5: The Gray Chapter” was going to sound like! Taylor told us that “People are going to lose … Read More…
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It’s been three years since Heroes of Gravity, The Fletcher’s third album soared up the college radio charts.The New Jersey-based indie band’s latest CD, Reset the Dial, is now available and highly recommended.
At times, the songs really rock and other times the band will change gears into a more emotional, intelligent and stirring direction. While the group has clearly evolved and matured since their earlier releases, this record is a testament that their rebellious Jersey attitude is still alive and well, even if it’s well hidden at times.
The band released records each year since their formation back in 2008. While working on their recently released fourth album, the guys took more time than usual and focused on creating a record on their own … Read More…
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(PCM) A few weeks ago we attended The Shindig Music Festival in Baltimore, MD! The festival was an epic showcase that included some of the most hard-working and diverse bands currently in the scene. The line-up featured artists such as Jane’s Addiction, Rise Against, Gogol Bordello, Clutch, Halestorm, The Bots just to name a few.
The festival celebrated a sense of unity among both the artists performing and their fans. The music from each of the band’s performing in some way speaks to the soul of the everyday person and without a doubt we can all find ways in which we relate,.
During The Shindig we were able to catch up with Grammy-winning rockers Halestorm to discuss the band’s festival performance, work on their upcoming … Read More…
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(PCM) This weekend’s New York Comic Con has been quite the adventure and we were thrilled to cap off our Saturday evening with a performance from X Japan, which marked the band’s largest ever headlining performance at the illustrious Madison Square Garden in the heart of NYC.
Witnessing X Japan and the always fabulous Yoshiki commandeer the stage was pure magic and enlightening to the senses. There were times that I wasn’t truly sure what I was watching, but all I know is that I was loving every moment. X Japan’s musical style could best be described as a musical mosaic of sorts with the blending of vocal style and instrumentation form a wide variety of both styles and genres with the heart and soul … Read More…
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Florian Habricht’s witty, innovative documentary follows the legendary titular band (perhaps the smartest and most charismatic in all of BritPop) as they prepare to say farewell after 25 years of performances.
Though culminating with the farewell concert the band played to thousands of adoring fans in their hometown of Sheffield, England, Pulp is by no means a traditional concert film or rock doc.
As much a testament to the band as it is to the city and inhabitants of Sheffield, Pulp weaves exclusive concert footage with man-on-the-street interviews and dreamy staged sequences to paint a picture much larger, funnier, more moving and more life-affirming than any music film of recent memory.
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(PCM) Rita Merson’s romantic drama stars Brittany Snow, Katey Sagal, and Ryan Guzman; Always Woodstock opens in select theaters November 14, 2014.
Aspiring singer, Catherine Brown (Allison Miller), finds herself living a life she never imagined. Stuck at a dead end job in New York City at a mega music record label, Catherine spends her days as the wrangler for the label’s most difficult star (Brittany Snow).
But when Catherine is unceremoniously fired, and then comes home to find her long time fiancé (Jason Ritter) in the arms of another woman, she decides that it’s time for a change.
Selling off her engagement ring, Catherine moves back to her family home in Woodstock, to get back to what she has always wanted to do: write music.
One night at a local bar, Catherine stumbles into handsome town doctor Noah (James Wolk), and cannot deny the moment of magic between them.
Little … Read more
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(PCM) The news that Sixx: A.M. fans have been patiently waiting for has finally arrived. The band has just revealed a string of headlining tour dates that will kick off in early 2015.
The bands brand new album “Modern Vintage” was just released and the band celebrated by live streaming their first live concert performance since 2009 to celebrate the occasion.
After revealing the upcoming touring plans, the band also announced that symphonic rockers Apocalyptica would be joining them as direct support.
The band also will participate in a Reddit AMA on Wednesday morning at 10am PST and do an in-store signing of the new album at the Best Buy store in Berkley, CA at 7:00pm!
A full list of announced tour dates can be … Read More…
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(PCM) I was recently out at The Shindig Festival which was held in Balitmore, MD and had a chance to catch up with Clutch vocalist Neil Fallon.
We spoke in-depth about the band’s latest album release, the phenomenal “Earth Rocker”. I expressed to Neil just how much we had enjoyed the album on vinyl, which I highly recommend that everyone check out given the opportunity.
Based out of Maryland, the band tore up the stage at The Shindig and were a perfect choice to be part of the line-up that featured an eclectic mix of artists such as Jane’s Addiction, Gogol Bordello, Rise Against, Halestorm and more.
All of the bands playing, Clutch included, share a certain spirit that connects with everyday people and that … Read More…
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(PCM) If you have ever gone through any type of dental procedure we are sure that you can at least sympathize somewhat with the pain and confusion that one teen was going through in the video that has since gone viral.
In the video, a mother filmed her 17-year old son post dental surgery after his wisdom teeth were removed. He hilariously becomes incredibly distraught that Beyonce never showed up after his procedure. Through the tears he proclaims “She promised me she would be here!”.
In a description listed for the video is says that the woman’s son is a World Competitive Hip-Hop dancer and he had just been listening to Beyonce prior to go in for the surgical procedure.… Full Story
We have just gotten back to our hotel room to recover from day one of this monster of a two day festival which boasts a line-up that consists of rock n’ roll royalty. Day one brought us performances from bands such as Judas Priest, Korn, Stone Temple Pilots w/Chester Bennington, Limp Bizkit, Theory Of A Deadman, Pop Evil, Alterbridge, Otherwise, Thousand Foot Krutch and many many more!
Day one featured a fairly good sized crowd and despite the fact that temperatures dipped fairly low, especially after the sun went down the … Read More…
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- In 2013, breakout star Tiara Thomas made headlines with the hit single ‘Bad.’ Now the singer/songwriter is back with the release of her new single, ‘One Night.’ She is currently preparing to release her debut album which will be released by Rico Love’s Division1 imprint, distributed by Interscope Records.
- For David Archuleta fans, the wait to hear him sing again is over. David came back earlier this year from a 2 year mission in Chile. While working on a secular album for 2015, he took a break to record “Glorious” for the forthcoming film Meet the Mormons.
- PVRIS just debuted their mystical new music video for “My House” off their up coming album White Noise available everywhere November 4th via Rise Records.
- R5, the pop/rock
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After listening to the album it is quite apparent that the band has pushed themselves above and beyond and what I love is that they are truly not afraid to take some risks with their music.
“Back To Oblivion” is a true statement to the band’s longevity and certainly showcased a deeper and more matured side to the band.
Recently we were able to catch up with Finch guitarist Alex Linares to discuss the band’s new album, touring plans, musical history and more!
We were certainly sure that the band was more than excited … Read More…
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(PCM) From documentary filmmaker and magazine editor Joe Angio comes Revenge of the Mekons, a documentary that chronicles the tumultuous ups-and-downs of the Mekons, a punk rock band from 1970’s England with one of the fiercest fan bases around.
“The Mekons are the most revolutionary group in the history of rock ‘n’ roll” – rock critic Lester Bangs.
A genre-defying collective who emerged from the 1977 British punk scene, The Mekons progressed from socialist art students with no musical skills to the prolific, raucous progeny of Hank Williams.
The film follows their improbable history – a surprising and influential embrace of folk and country music; forays into the art world (collaborations with Vito Acconci and Kathy Acker); and consistent bad luck with major record labels.
Fans Jonathan Franzen, Luc Sante, Will Oldham, Mary Harron, Fred Armisen, and Greil Marcus testify to the power of their music and their artistic … Read more
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Billy Crudup plays Sam, a former high-profile advertising executive whose life is torn apart by the sudden death of his son.
Living off the grid on a docked sailboat, he wastes away his days while drowning his pain in alcohol.
When Sam discovers a box filled with his son’s demo tapes and lyrics, his own child’s musical talent is a revelation for him, a grieving father who felt he’d been absent from his son’s life.
Communing with his deceased son’s dashed dreams, Sam learns each song and eventually musters the will to perform one at a local bar.
When Quentin (Yelchin), a young musician in the audience, is captivated by the song, the unlikely duo forms a rock band that becomes surprisingly popular and revitalizes both … Read more
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(PCM) We were absolutely overjoyed when the news was released that there will be a new album from Pink Floyd coming soon. The forthcoming album’s title will be “The Endless River” and it will be the first album of new material from the band in 20 years.
The target release date for the new album will be November 10th, which is perfect time for the start of the holiday season. According to a recent interview with Uncut, David Gilmour and Nick Mason began recording for “The Endless River” back in November of last year and spent about a month overdubbing guitars and recording drums. It was also revealed that producer Phil Manzanera is very involved in the creative process for the upcoming album as well.… Read More…
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