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Jack White, Skrillex, M83, Albama Shakes Lead 2012 Virgin Mobile Freefest Lineup

August 13, 2012 The Audio Perv 1


Today the lineup for the 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by LG was announced by select fans who took part in a contest to guess the lineup on Virgin Mobile’s Twitter page (@virginmlive). The Billboard award-winning festival, known for the inventive and unexpected experience in addition to unforgettable performances, will be hosted again for free. The festival will feature some of the most talked about, most appreciated, most relevant and most eclectic artists – filling two Main Stages and the …

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Rachael Ray SXSW Feedback Party At Stubb’s Photos

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SXSW is not quite right until Rachael Ray’s Feedback party arrives. If you didn’t have a badge and wanted to go to a party with all the buzz bands of the festival as well as a few artists who were only playing one show, you wanted to be at Stubb’s last Saturday. Oh, and Rachael provided all the food and booze that you could handle! Our photographer Phil DeSimone was there to get some great shots of Jimmy Cliff, GIVERS, …

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Grace Potter, Wolfmother and Mastodon Cover ZZ Top In New Tribute Album

August 23, 2011 drainu182 0

The music and legacy of ZZ TOP–“That Little ol’ Band from Texas,” that has been part of the world’s musical landscape for over 40 years–will be celebrated with the October 11th release of A TRIBUTE FROM FRIENDS.

The album, to be released by Show Dog-Universal Music, features 11 classic ZZ Top songs interpreted by top-flight artists working in a broad range of musical genres. All of the album’s tracks have been newly recorded, specifically for the project. These …

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Mastodon Working On New Album, Covered ZZ Top’s “Just Got Paid” for New Transformers Movie

May 23, 2011 drainu182 0

Heavy rock innovators MASTODON are currently in the studio recording the follow-up to their ground-breaking concept album “Crack The Skye,” one of the most critically lauded albums of the past decade:

“Mastodon are the greatest metal band of their generation — no one else comes close.” — Rolling Stone Magazine

“Unpredictable, intelligent metal.” — Spin Magazine

“Thunderous, disciplined and expansive…the ambition and tenacity of Mastodon’s music makes ‘Crack The Skye’ sonically unforgettable.” — Time Magazine

The band is currently recording …

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Rocklahoma Set Times Revealed

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Performance times have been announced for Rocklahoma 2010, America’s biggest Memorial Day weekend party which kicks off summer May 28-30 at “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma. (Please see below for the daily schedule.) The festival’s all-star roster of 39 top rock artists from the past three decades performing on three stages includes ZZ Top, Godsmack, Tesla, Three Days Grace, Cinderella, Chevelle, Buckcherry, Theory of a Deadman, Saliva, Saving Abel, Fuel featuring Brett Scallions, Sevendust and many more. …

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Rocklahoma Daily Band Lineup Announced; Single Day Tickets Go On Sale Monday, April 19

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The daily performance lineup for Rocklahoma 2010 has been revealed, and single day tickets for the Memorial Day Weekend event will go on sale Monday, April 19 at 10:00 AM CST. Rocklahoma 2010 features an all-star roster of top rock artists from the past three decades, including ZZ Top, Godsmack, Tesla, Buckcherry, Cinderella, Chevelle, Theory of a Deadman, Saliva, Saving Abel, Fuel, Sevendust and one additional Main Stage band to be announced on May 10 (see below for the full …

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Tom Petty Announces New Album Mojo And North American Tour

February 25, 2010 drainu182 0
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TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS today announced their 2010 North American tour and the upcoming release of Mojo, their first studio album in eight years, set for release on Reprise Records this spring. The North American tour, produced by Live Nation, will take the band through a mix of top arenas and amphitheaters across the US and Canada beginning May 6th in Raleigh, NC. Tickets go on sale beginning Monday, March 8 at LiveNation.com

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Revamped ROCKLAHOMA Festival Announced For Memorial Day Weekend (ZZ Top, Godsmack, Buckcherry and more!)

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Festival organizers have announced the much anticipated return of ROCKLAHOMA, set for Memorial Day Weekend, May 28, 29, 30, 2010 in Pryor, OK. The new, captivating line-up for ROCKLAHOMA highlights some of the biggest rock bands in the United States from the ‘80s, ‘90s & today!

Established in 2007 as a Classic Rock destination festival, ROCKLAHOMA organizers focused on revamping the 2010 event to encompass a much broader mix of classic, current and up-and-coming rock artists. Mission Accomplished!

The ROCKLAHOMA …

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Goodbye Conan: Farewell Show 1/23 Videos

January 24, 2010 drainu182 3
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On Friday night January 23rd, Conan O Brien hosted his last episode of the Tonight Show. Only seven months after taking over the show from Jay Leno, Conan will be stepping down (with a multimillion dollar offer, let’s not feel too bad for the guy). For his final show, Conan had Neil Young on as his musical guest who performed “Long May You Run.” Will Ferrell led an all star performance of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Freebird” featuring ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, …

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Today’s Ticket Sales (Andrew McMahon 2nd NYC show, The Cribs, Ray LaMontagne, ZZ Top, Camera Obscura, Drowning Pool, Daughtry and more)

August 21, 2009 drainu182 0

Tickets go onsale today (or later this weekend) for Ciao My Shining Star – The Songs of Mark Mulcahy ft Frank Black & more, Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions, Camera Obscura, Maxwell, Daughtry, All That Remains, Drowning Pool, David Gray, The Airborne Toxic Event, Gogol Bordello, The Rakes, Boys Like Girls, Cobra Starship, Rocket To The Moon, Neko Case, Ray LaMontagne, ZZ Top, The Cribs, Andrew McMahon of Jack’s Mannequin. Click inside for the info.