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Outside Lands Announces 2014 Lineup Including Kanye West, Arctic Monkeys and Tiesto

April 8th, 2014
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The lineup for the seventh annual Outside Lands Festival, held in Golden Gate Park has just been announced, and wow is it hot. Atop the roster of extraordinary performers is Kanye West, fresh of his “impressive” performance with Jay Z at last month’s SXSW in Austin, TX. Joining Kanye to add even more star power to San Francisco’s historical park is Grammy Award winners Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, classic rocking Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and the English indie rock band Arctic Monkeys.
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Lollapalooza Announces 2014 Lineup Including OutKast, Kings of Leon and Arctic Monkeys

March 26th, 2014
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Lollapalooza is coming. This August, Chicago will be hosting thousands of lucky festival-goers for music, crafts, comedy and maybe some politics. Tickets went on sale yesterday and they’re almost all sold out. Check out the lineup and you’ll see that it’ll be worth scouring Craigslist or buying one of the few platinum passes that are still available.

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Dave Brockie (A.K.A. GWAR Frontman Oderus Urungus) Dead at 50

March 24th, 2014
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It is with heavy hearts, at a seriously late hour, that we report to you that Dave Brockie–who the world has known as Oderus Urungus the lead singer of GWAR–has died. Reports and rumors have been circling around the Internet today that Brockie was found in his apartment by his roommates yesterday, March 23rd sometime in the afternoon. The news was broke initially by Style Magazine from their source Chris Bopst, a former bassist for the band himself. The news has also been picked up by Blabbermouth and Punk News, both outlets citing Style Magazine and social media updates from members of Lamb of God and Municipal Waste apparently confirming the news as well.

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Bonnaroo Announces 2014 Lineup Featuring Elton John, Kanye West, Jack White and More

February 20th, 2014
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You know a festival is good when you have to shrink your eyes to find out Little Dragon is playing. This year’s Bonnaroo lineup is so ridiculous, Neutral Milk Hotel, Frank Ocean and James Blake aren’t in the top 5 announcements. The “and more” on the header doesn’t make justice for what’s coming; for crying out loud, even Meshuggah is in. Read more…

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Primavera Sound Announces 2014 Lineup Featuring Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Slowdive and More

January 28th, 2014
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The 2014 Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona has announced its impressive lineup, including bands like Arcade Fire, Neutral Milk Hotel, Pixies and Kendrick Lamar.
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Slowdive Reunite

January 28th, 2014
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English dream pop/alternative rock band Slowdive will be reuniting for Barcelona’s 2014 Primavera Sound Festival. It will be the first time the group has gotten back together since their breakup in 1995.
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Daft Punk Take Best Album of the Year at the Grammys

January 27th, 2014
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French electro duo Daft Punk took home four Grammys from last night’s awards ceremony, including Best Album of the Year with their smash hit Random Access Memories.
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Coachella Announces 2014 Lineup Featuring Outkast, Muse, Arcade Fire and More

January 9th, 2014
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Rumours abound, but all the king’s horses and all the king’s men could not predict the awesomeness to be contained in this year’s lineup for Coachella.
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R.I.P. Benjamin Curtis of School of Seven Bells

December 30th, 2013
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Diagnosed earlier this year with T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, School of Seven Bells guitarist Benjamin Curtis has now passed away.
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2014 Grammy Nominees Announced: Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Lorde Lead the Pack

December 9th, 2013
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The 2014 Grammy Nominees were announced this weekend, and the list rounds out with an impressive number of musicians new to the award ceremony.
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