Houndmouth tease new music and show off synth-heavy single “This Party” at New York’s Bowery Ballroom

Without a new album to promote (their most recent, Little Neon Limelight, was released on March 17, 2015), Houndmouth had Thursday night at Bowery Ballroom just to do what they do best; harmonize, lead singalongs and endear the sold-out crowd. Continue Reading

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Fleet Foxes fills The Anthem in Washington D.C. with gorgeous, ethereal sound (with Amen Dunes)

Fleet Foxes continue to be one of, if not the most popular indie folk band, and their tour for their most recent album, Crack-Up, did not disappoint. They seemed to be right at home in their first visit to DC’s newest music venue as they filled the spacious venue with their iconic ethereal sound. Continue Reading

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Northern Invasion Day Two sees energy-filled sets from Andrew WK, The Used, I See Stars, Hawthorne Heights and more

After a cold, yet incredible start to Northern Invasion on day one, I was excited to walk into the festival grounds under a clear skies and a warm sun. Even with the first day stacked with bands I wanted to see, the lineup for day two was just as good, and as the crowd tricked into Somerset Amphitheater, I could feel the energy and eagerness rising. Continue Reading

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Underoath hits St. Louis with a vengeance for a heavy show at Pops (with Dance Gavin Dance and Veil of Maya)

I never thought I would see Underoath tour again with all original members but alas – they’re back! Along with a guitar thrashing and head banging performance. The No Fix Tour hits St. Louis with a vengeance. Continue Reading

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Shakey Graves brings thumping kick drums and passionate vocals to D.C.’s 9:30 Club

Shakey Graves has come a long way from a one-man band with a suitcase kick drum and a guitar on the railroad revival tour with the likes of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Mumford and Sons. Continue Reading

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Even without all of the hits, Sum 41 put on a sweaty, crowd-pleasing show at Terminal 5 in New York (with SuperWhatevr and Seaway)

Deryck Whibley is 38-years-old, but still treats a stage like a teenager would, running and jumping on and off of platforms and rambling on at times like he’s excited to have a microphone and an audience. When his band, Sum 41, got their start it may have been sex, drugs and alcohol fueling the on-stage antics. Now, sober for half a decade, it feels like it’s just the joy of playing shows again. Continue Reading

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Atreyu, Breaking Benjamin, Senses Fail, Miss May I and more bring the heat on a cold, grey Day 1 of Wisconsin’s Northern Invasion

The first day of Northern Invasion was full of anticipation and excitement even though the cold and grey weather would have suggested otherwise. Thousands of people gathered at the Somerset Amphitheater in Somerset, WI on Mother’s Day weekend to ring in the beginning of the music festival season in the Midwest. Continue Reading

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Rainbow Kitten Surprise play an eclectic, festive, colorful show at The Fonda in LA

Last Friday, May 10th was Rainbow Kitten Surprise’s first night of two at The Fonda in Los Angeles, California. When the curtains were drawn back, they revealed an eclectic group of colorful creatures whose styles seemed a bit disjointed. Continue Reading

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