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3 hrs ago | KZBB-FM Fort Smith

iHeartRadio puts Charli in the hot seat

This year has certainly been a whirlwind for Charli XCX . Between the chart-topping "Fancy" with Iggy Azalea and her hit single "Boom Clap" appearing in one of the movies of the year The Fault in Our Stars , Charli is on fire! I just feel like not many songs really just like go ahead and fully celebrate love in a completely unashamedly, celebratory ... (more)


Related Topix: Charli XCX, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

5 hrs ago | Style Weekly

Talking Dead

Smell the patchouli from here? Dark Star Orchestra drummer Rob Koritz stands to the right of vocalist Lisa Mackey, who sings the parts of former Grateful Dead backup vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux.


Related Topix: Dark Star, The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, Chesterfield, VA, The Band

9 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

CD Reviews: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers; Eric Clapton & Friends; 'Weird Al' Yankovic and more

For a guy whose late-period songs regard most of humanity with the kind of unsentimental gaze that George Orwell turned on the pigs he tried to raise, Tom Petty shows a lot of grudging enthusiasm for rooting in the slop with the rest of us.


Related Topix: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty, Paul McGann, American Dream, Indie, J.J. Cale, Blues, Weird, Entertainment

13 hrs ago |

Five essential albums for your summer 2014 playlist

Every summer follows the same basic pattern. It gets hot, the windows go down, and the high school pop-punk classics get turned all the way up; you spin all your completely worn-down copies of New Found Glory, Fall Out Boy, or The Starting Line albums for nostalgic summer sing-a-longs.


Related Topix: New Found Glory, Pop/Rock, Fall Out Boy

17 hrs ago |

It's Happy Mondays down at the Blue Vinny pub

THEY'RE renowned for being wild and love to party but Manchester's Happy Mondays were on their best behaviour when they popped into a Dorset pub for a pint and a spot of lunch.


Related Topix: Alternative, Happy Mondays, The Buzzcocks

21 hrs ago | Business Journal

London Calling: How Jacksonville formed an unlikely partnership with a major metropolis

The Clash blasted throughout Everbank Stadium Saturday night, Jaguars fans swapped out their football jerseys for soccer kits and Fulham Football Club rose victorious against DC United.


Related Topix: The Clash

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Dallas Observer

Heroes, Villains, Revenge Plots: WWE Is Like Shakespeare, But With Smashed Chairs

WWE returned to American Airlines Center this Sunday, and this being a culture blog, we asked Jaime-Paul Falcone to go and send a sketch of what exactly goes at a WWE Live event.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX


Get ready to rock! The Blackout's lead vocalist says Merthyr Rock...

Sean Smith and his bandmates will be joined by the likes of US giants Taking Back Sunday and ska-punk heroes Reel Big Fish The lead singer of The Blackout believes this year's hotly anticipated Merthyr Rock will blow music fans' minds with its lineup.


Related Topix: Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, Ska, Anti-Flag

Salt Lake City Weekly

Drag the whole damn family to Black Flag tonight

Dear GYA, Kids these days don''t know the first thing about social distortion, paranoia and neurosis.


Related Topix: Black Flag, Cottonwood Heights, UT

The Daily Democrat

Fashion industry, retailers and the gender binary

This Jan. 10, 2014 file photo shows Laura Jane Grace, formerly known as Tom Gabel, of the band Against Me!, in New York.


Related Topix: Against Me!, Transgender, Dennis Christopher, Austin, TX

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In pictures: GBH bring punk to Reading

Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at 50 a month Royals' defender says news that Garath McCleary and Danny Williams have had surgery has come as a blow to the squad We've put together a list of the 10 best band names at Reading Festival 2014 and found out where ... (more)


Related Topix: G.B.H.

Bellingham Herald

Reviews of new pop music releases

Tom Petty's 13th album with his perennially underrated backup band is being hyped as a jolt of energy in comparison with "Mojo," the 63-year-old straw-haired rocker's bluesy, often rambling set in 2010 with the Heartbreakers.


River Front Times

The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 28 to August 2

This week, catch acts including Nick Waterhouse, Helmet and Filter, Kings of Leon, the Washington Beach Bums and much more.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kings of Leon, Bums, Blues, Black Entertainment, Otis Redding, Soul, Ray Charles, Isaac Hayes

Manic Street Preachers planning 'big' album

Speaking to NME , bassist Nicky Wire said: ''I think we all know deep in ourselves that there is only one record left to make and that's the biggest f***ing rock record ever.


Related Topix: Manic Street Preachers, Pop/Rock, Nme

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Cosplayers Pack Coralville Marriott For AnimeIowa 2014

People in cosplay costumes pose for photos during AnimeIowa at Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville on Sunday, July 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Coralville, IA, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Iowa, Hedge Hog, Cedar Rapids, IA

Memorable top 10 classic rock films for excellent viewing

What better way to enjoy a movie then with great classic rock music . Music and movies have always gone hand in hand since the silent pictures.


Related Topix: Pacoima, CA, Mexico, World News, Santana, Pop/Rock, The Sex Pistols, Monterey, CA

Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sun 7/27: Word Weekend, Fed Up Fest, and 7 Seconds

Writers, hip-hop artists, spoken-word poets, songwriters, and visual artists join forces for Word Weekend, an expansive series of performances and lectures at the Museum of Contemporary Art that celebrates the complexities and pleasures of language.


Related Topix: 7 Seconds, Arts, Poetry, Chicago, IL


Glen Matlock: 'There is no new Sex Pistols... Sex Pistols star Glen...

Areal Flood Warning issued July 27 at 9:23AM EDT expiring July 27 at 3:30PM EDT in effect for: Bartholomew, Jackson, Jennings Flash Flood Watch issued July 26 at 3:31PM EDT expiring July 27 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Dearborn, Fayette, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland Flash Flood Watch issued July 26 at 3:31PM EDT expiring July 27 at 2:00PM ... (more)


Related Topix: The Sex Pistols, 9, Franklin, OH, Entertainment

Update with Pictures: Crowds flock to Forever Sun Festival

The festival kicked off on Friday night and with more than 30 acts performing on four stages, an estimated 3,000 music enthusiasts are descending on the site near Came Down estate during the weekend.


Related Topix: The Sex Pistols, Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

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10 songs we hope Blink 182 play at Reading Festival 2014

Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the A 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at A 50 a month Royals' defender says news that Garath McCleary and Danny Williams have had surgery has come as a blow to the squad We've come up with a great list of free and low-cost ideas to keep young children bury ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blink 182