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Switchfoot announces Fall Tour with The Almost, New iTunes Session Out Today

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SWITCHFOOT will head out with The Almost this fall on a tour that launches October 1st in Lynchberg, VA. Pre-sale tickets will be available through Friends of the Foot beginning Wednesday, September 1st. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Thursday, September 2nd. For further details, visit http://www.switchfoot.com. The band, which just wrapped up a summer outing with Goo Goo Dolls, will also perform at Celebrate Freedom Atlanta, the largest free one-day concert in Atlanta, on September …

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ICLIPS TO BROADCAST FINNISH ROCK BAND APOCALYPTICA LIVE FROM THE PAGEANT IN ST. LOUIS, MO TONIGHT 8/31

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Since they formed in 1993, Finnish orchestral rock band Apocalyptica has released six studio albums featuring numerous cello-based instrumentals along with some vocal-based songs. Whatever styles they’ve explored – from atmospheric interludes to fast, battering rhythms — their music has been gripping, dynamic and full of melody.

For their 7th album, 7th Symphony, the band has composed an album that’s not just symphonic, it’s practically a symphony. This time, the instrumental tracks are pure instrumentals with long, progressive passages. …

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Tonight: Jennifer Knapp 8/31 Joe’s Pub

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WHO: Singer Songwriter Jennifer Knapp will perform at Joe’s Pub in New York on Tuesday, August 31ST!
Jennifer, who just returned from a seven-year hiatus with her new album Letting Go (Graylin/Red), performed at SXSW and as a part of Sarah McLachlin’s Lilith Fair tour. Now she is heading out on a solo tour playing songs from the new album, released on May 11th 2010. The Grammy nominated and Dove Award winning artist has sold more than one million albums …

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Indie Supergroup My Jerusalem Announce US Release

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The collective now known as My Jerusalem met through critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Jeff Klein, who played with each of them in his travels as a solo artist. Jeff met guitarist Dave Rosser, a touring member of the Twilight Singers through producer, Mike Napolitano. Bassist Ashley Dzerigian was in Great Northern and toured with Ed Harcourt. Drummer Cully Symington was in bands like Cursive and Bishop Allen and tracked the Gutter Twins album. Rick Nelson, who …

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The Making Of Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream Video (NSFW?)

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Go behind the scenes with Katy Perry for the making of the “Teenage Dream” video. Meet Katy’s sexy costar Josh Kloss and some of her good friends who she included in the Santa Barbara, CA shoot.

Fans can also check out a new, unofficial video for her song “Peacock” created by Ryan James Yezak who brought you the “California Gays” parody.

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD’S “NIGHTMARE” IS NO.1 AT ACTIVE ROCK RADIO

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“Nightmare,” the current single from Southern California’s Avenged Sevenfold, has climbed to No. 1 at Active Rock Radio in the U.S. this week, marking the first time the band has achieved Number 1 in radio airplay. It has enjoyed airplay at Active Rock, Mainstream, and Modern Rock radio stations across the country and was the No. 1 Rock Song on iTunes in the U.S. and the U.K. in its debut week.

“Nightmare,” is the title track to the band’s highly …