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KROQ Weenie Roast 2011 Set Times Announced

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One of our favorite concerts of the year, KROQ’s Weenie Roast, is this weekend. The show, which sold out a LOOONG time ago, will once again be webcast online thanks to Ustream. Check out the set times below and head over here to find out how you can win ticket upgrades and everything else you need to know about this year’s Weenie Roast

Bud Light Side Stage (All times PST)
2:00pm Young The Giant
2:30pm Foster The People…

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Foster The People Announce Fall Tour Dates

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Los Angeles based trio, Foster The People, will celebrate the release of Torches with a top 10 chart debut this week. The band, whose single “Pumped Up Kicks” is currently # 2 on the alternative charts, will mark the success of their full-length, debut with over 33,000 albums sold in it’s first week. The band made appearances on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Last Call with Carson Daly, KROQ’s Kevin and

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Hodgy Beats & Left Brain (Mellowhype) Of Odd Future Announce Official Release of Blackenedwhite For July 12

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Fat Possum has set a street date for the official release of Blackenedwhite from Hodgy Beats & Left Brain of Odd Future collectively known as MellowHype this summer July 12th, 2011. The original incarnation of Blackenedwhite received a soft release for free in the fall of 2010 via Odd Future’s TUMBLR. The album will feature some new tracks w/ artwork and packaging designed by the group themselves. The artwork can be viewed HERE. This is the second …

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Data Romance Premieres “The Deep” Video

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Data Romance’s new video for the addictive first single, “The Deep,” premieres TODAY. Capturing the eerie darkness of the song’s story and directed by Alistair Legrand (Beach House), the new video accomplishes nothing short of a true visual manifestation of the talent that the duo has and continues to exude. The video features Memphis-based performer, Lil Buck (who Spike Jonze gave his seal of approval when he saw him perform with Yo Yo Ma) and two of his …

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Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Debuts At #1 With Over 1.1 Million Sold

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Lady Gaga’s Born This Way has become the fastest-selling album of the year around the world. With 288,000 copies sold its first day (May 23) and 1,108,000 its first week in the U.S., Born This Way (Streamline/Interscope/KonLive) has debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart, the first Lady Gaga album to debut at the top spot. Born This Way has also sold more than 1,000,000 copies outside the U.S. The album debuted #1 in the U.K., where first-week …

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Live David Byrne Concert Film Ride Rise Roar Out Now

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This week Eagle Rock Entertainment released Ride Rise Roar, a documentary film detailing the unique creative process of David Byrne shot over the course of his `08/`09 “Songs of David Byrne & Brian Eno” tour.

Having screened at the prestigious Silverdocs, SXSW and Seattle International Film Festivals, Ride Rise Roar is called “a visceral experience” by The Hollywood Reporter while Time Out Chicago notes that “What makes this doc work—besides the fact that Byrne gives a really great …

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Seether 5/24 Gramercy Theatre NYC Photos

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Seether is on a national tour in support of their newly released album Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray . They played a packed show at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City last Tuesday. Our photographer Josh Lowe (flickr) was there to get some cool shots of Shaun and the band. Check them out inside and head over to www.seether.com to find when they’re coming to a town near you and where you can pick up their new album.

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Funeral Party Chosen for VEVO’s Emerging Artist Program, LIFT

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Funeral Party have been chosen as the next artist to watch by VEVO, the world’s leading all-premium music and entertainment platform, and will be featured on their emerging artist platform, LIFT.

Kicking off June 9 and for the next eight weeks, the world will have the chance to get to know Funeral Party through exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, video premieres and intimate live concerts, all exclusive to the VEVO platform. LIFT gives fans the opportunity to break new artists …

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Ticket Giveaway: Noah and the Whale 6/18 Irving Plaza

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Just a few months ago, Noah and the Whale released their new album Last Night on Earth and it’s such a great album that everyone wants to see the new songs performed live. We’re not lying, several of the shows on their spring tour have been sold out including back to back nights at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City. This leg of the tour comes to a close at Irving Plaza on June 18th (tickets). It’ll …