Electric Zoo Music Fest Canceled Early – Again

Courtesy of thenypost.com  Yesterday afternoon, Kaskade tweeted "Who has the keys to Barclays Center?" Why? It looks like he was giving a half-kidding glimmer of hope that the show would go on - but that wasn...

Martin Scorsese Goes Punk Rock for Ramones Film

Courtesy of awardsdaily.com Following the tenth annual Johnny Ramone tribute in Hollywood Cemetery this past Sunday, Ramones manager Jeff Jampol had some important news to share about the reunited Ramones estate. Jam...

Labor Day Weekend Top 5 Music Festivals for 2014

Courtesy of blog.plug.dj It’s Labor Day weekend - the last weekend of summer, and (theoretically) the last weekend for summer music festivals. If you’re looking for a way to end your summer with a music-filled bang...

Keith Richards Honors Chuck Berry at Polar Music

Courtesy of plasticosydecibelios.com On Tuesday, August 26th, Chuck Berry was awarded the Polar Music Prize in a ceremony at Stockholm Concert Hall, as well as a short video clip from Rolling Stones guitarist Keith R...

The Game, Swizz Beatz, Others Unite for Ferguson

Courtesy of godermag.com The music world is continuing to use its voice to speak out against police brutality and racial profiling - specifically fueled by the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager in Fergus...

2014 Afropunk Festival Fuels Political Activism

Courtesy of sheckysnightlife.com This year’s Afropunk Festival wrapped up this past weekend, Saturday August 23rd, and Sunday August 24th, in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park. Artists who performed include funky soul ...

Bob Dylan Divulges Dates for 2014 US Fall Tour

Courtesy of metro.us Bob Dylan has announced his tour dates for the remainder of 2014. Kicking off on October 17th at Seattle’s Paramount Theater, Dylan will continue on through and across the continental U.S. until ...

Bob Dylan and The Band to Release Basement Tapes

Courtesy of mojophenia.com Bob Dylan and The Band are releasing fifty year old tracks in a special six-disc collection. Called The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11, the throwback album will be rele...

Led Zeppelin: Greatest Guitar Riff of All Time

Courtesy of blogspot.com The U.K. has provided the world with some of the greatest rockers of all time. The Beatles (to start), the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Blur, Pink Floyd, Arctic Monkeys, the Sex Pistols, Daf...

Reading & Leeds Fest: Arctic Monkeys Headline

Courtesy of esquire.co.uk The U.K.’s Reading and Leeds Festival has come to their conclusions this past weekend, with Arctic Monkeys closing out the final day as the headlining band for Leeds. The Reading Festival to...

Guitar Tech Brian Farmer of Gov’t Mule Passes On

Courtesy of Bert de Jong Classic rock fans are saddened to learn of the passing of guitar technician Brian Farmer. Tech to Warren Haynes, a member of Gov’t Mule, the side project of the Allman Brothers, Farmer had be...

Prince Drops PlectrumElectrum & Art Official Age

Courtesy of mojo4music.com Prince has officially announced that come September, he will release not one, but two albums. Both will be released September 30th.  The initial, expected album, titled PlectrumElectrum, wa...

Food For Thought: Who Can Kid Arkade Be?

Courtesy of themusicninja.com A little more than a week ago, US-based powerhouse label, Ultra Music, shared a track from an unidentified electronic artist, dubbed under the name Kid Arkade. Preceding its appearance, ...

Faith Evans to Release Incomparable in October

Photo Courtesy of loft965.com Faith Evans is returning the music scene with her first studio album in four years, upcoming album Incomparable. She told The Jasmine Brand that the LP will be released October 28th. T...

The Drums, Now a Duo, Reveal Two New Tracks

Courtesy of backstageat.com The Drums went through some serious internal shuffling. Once four, they now cook up tunes as a duo -- Jonny Pierce and Jacob Graham, the long-time friends who met as kids in Bible camp. We...

Band Managers Oppose Super Bowl “Pay-to-Play”

Courtesy of globalpost.com The Super Bowl’s 2015 coveted halftime show slot will apparently be played by whoever puts down the most money. The NFL has laid out a “pay-to-play” scheme, inviting artists such as Rihanna...

U.K. Tries Age-Based Music Video Ratings

Courtesy of onaquietday.org This past Monday, August 18th, the U.K.’s Prime Minister David Cameron announced that inappropriate online music videos will have advisory age ratings in the U.K. as of October. The rating...

Leonard Cohen’s Preview Track from New Album

Courtesy of thefoxisblack.com Renowned music legend Leonard Cohen has released a teaser track from his upcoming album, Popular Problems. His gravelly bass voice rumbles on “Almost Like the Blues,” with a production q...

Taylor Swift Live Streams New Album Tidbits

Courtesy of businessinsider.com Last Friday August, 15th, Taylor Swift organized a skywriting plane to spell out “TAYLOR SWIFT 8/18 5PM YAHOO” in the New York City sky. The message meant to inform her fans about a li...

Acts to check out at LA’s FYF Festival

Courtesy of labially.com Los Angeles' FYF Festival has had the indie music scene hooked since origins in 2004. This year the festival has lured some sick names and up-and-coming performers for the 2014 festival. Bigg...

Aphex Twin Announces New Album on Deep Web

Courtesy of pitchfork.com A few days ago, FDRMX speculated on a mysterious sightings of the Aphex Twin logo in New York and London, wondering if this meant a new album was coming. Turns out our hunch was correct. Ric...

Robin Thicke’s “Paula” Tops 10 Album Flops of 2014

Courtesy of allbyhimself.com Eight months in, we've seen plenty of massively successful albums in 2014 (Pharrell's "Happy" for example). But what about the albums that crashed and burned? They deserve some recognitio...

Darkside Breaks Up, Posts Two Unreleased Songs

Courtesy of lodownmagazine.com When Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington paired up as Darkside, they created one of last year's best albums Psychic, and routinely delivered jaw-dropping live shows. However, after just on...

Aphex Twin Logo Pops Up in London, New York

 Courtesy of pitchfork.com Aphex Twin hasn't released a full-length album since Drukqs in 2001. Now that his logo has mysteriously popped up on a blimp in London and on the sidewalks of New York, many are speculating...

Tool Drummer Sits in for Primus Drummer

Photo Courtesy of ultimateclassicrock.com While Primus drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander recovers from open heart surgery, Tool drummer Danny Carey will sit in with Primus for several show dates in September. Carey will...

A-Trak Speaks Out on DJing Fads

Courtesy of djatrak.com  Following this article profiling Avicii by men's magazine GQ, A-trak has been more outspoken and explicit about what he considers the art of "#realDJing". A-trak's background is one of old-sc...

Woodstock Festival 50th Anniversary Concert

Photo Courtesy of woodstock.com While today marks the 45th anniversary of the famous peace, love and music festival, Woodstock, the organizers already have plans for the Woodstock 50th anniversary concert. Three of...

Death Cab for Cutie’s Chris Walla is Headed for the Unknown

Photo Courtesy of ifeboxset.com Chris Walla, the co-founder, producer, and multi-instrumentalist of indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie, announced online today that he is leaving the group. "I will miss being a qua...

Tonight: Michael Jackson Estate to Release Music Video on Twitter

Courtesy of radio.com Although Micheal Jackson has been gone for years, it seems there's no shortage of new musical material being pushed out of his Estate. On Monday, The Jackson Estate and Epic Records (the record ...

The 2014 Big Bull Falls Blues Fest Lineup

Photo Courtesy of wifc.com This Friday (August 15th) and Saturday(August 16th), Wisconsin’s longest-running blues festival, The Big Bull Falls Blues Fest, will take place on Fern Island. The lineup includes blues a...