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Sublime With Rome Announce Fall Headline Tour

Billboard charting ska-punk trio Sublime With Rome announce fall headline tour today with support from The Expendables and Tropidelic. The tour starts on October 1st in Tulsa, OK and wraps on October 13th in New Orleans, LA. Tickets go on sale on Friday, August 9th at 12PM local time and will be available for purchase on the band’s website.

Miami Beach Pop Fest announces daily lineups

The Miami Beach Pop Festival is excited to announce daily lineups for the inaugural event, set for November 8-10, 2019. The festival will be held on the shore of South Beach between 5th and 10th Streets, adjacent to the beachfront Lummus Park and the iconic Ocean Drive.

Miami Beach Pop celebrates its home by reflecting the city’s extraordinary cultural diversity with a groundbreaking selection of artists, many playing Miami Beach for the first time, spanning an incredibly wide range of genres and cultural backgrounds. Each day has been programmed to reflect the unprecedented diversity of the event, the first of its kind on the sand of South Beach. Friday, November 8th will begin with a very special opening ceremony to celebrate the first chapter of the festival’s history, that will set the stage for a monumental day, featuring Jack Johnson for his only scheduled North American performance of 2019, Juanes, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Jessie Reyez, Bomba Estereo, Margo Price, Two Feet, DJ Windows 98 (Win Butler of Arcade Fire), Magic City Hippies, Roosevelt Collier, Spam Allstars, and the Miami Beach Senior High Rock Ensemble. The inaugural day will also include the All-Star Celebration of Bob Marley Feat. Stephen Marley & Very Special Guests, a cross-genre salute to the music and spirit of Bob Marley’s legacy, which will include many surprises.



Multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Rob Thomas has shared a dynamic new video for “Can’t Help Me Now,” off his critically acclaimed fourth solo album Chip Tooth Smile (available now via Emblem/Atlantic Records). The visual, shot along the just-wrapped first leg of Thomas’ North American Chip Tooth Tour, premiered this past weekend via Entertainment Tonight.

Illusions of Grandeur to Release Debut Album ‘The Songs of the Siren’ 8/30

Illusions of Grandeur is a theatrical hard rock/fantasy metal band based in Lancaster, PA. In 2015 they took the PA and NJ scenes by storm, debuting The Siren Saga live show. The Siren Saga is a story of the journeys, perils, and triumphs of the Siren and her warriors. The story mixes fact and fiction, combining Greek and Norse Mythology, Sirens, Viking Warriors, Archangels, and Kharon “The Ferryman.” The first part, The Songs of the Siren, is to be released on Pavement Entertainment on August 30, 2019.

Since their formation, Illusions of Grandeur have toured in the United States, as well as across the UK and Europe, and made appearances at various festivals including Sav Fest, Dewey Beach Music Festival, and Witney Music Festival. Illusions of Grandeur’s fierce and energetic live show has gained them a legion of fans dubbed “The Siren Nation,” who follow them worldwide, at live shows, and on social media.

Illusions of Grandeur debut album "The Songs of the Siren"

I.O.G.'s debut album " The Songs of the Siren" out on Pavement Entertainment in 2019! Stay tuned for release date and tour dates!

Posted by Illusions Of Grandeur on Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Lea Porcelain release stunning cinematic video for ‘Clock of Time’.

The Berlin-based two-piece warm us up for their EP launch later this week with the unveiling of a beautifully shot video for track ‘Clock of Time’. Shot in Morocco the video stars three actors from different backgrounds, representing the meaning and importance of time.

Josh Newcom To Release Rock Album – Low End Of The Bottom On August 16th

Newcom shares, “When I was six years old, my older brother gave me Ozzy Osbourne‘s Blizzard Of Ozz on vinyl. After hours and hours studying the audio and visual, my life was never the same. A year later I was forcing my pops to teach me Randy Rhoads riffs on the guitar. I devoured everything Ozzy and Black Sabbath. Rock and Roll is my first love. The one genre I will always run back to at any random feeling in my life. I wrote, recorded and mixed this album in seven days.”

For Skope: Raiden & IRENE of Red Velvet release unique dance single “The Only”

“The Only” just has been released on Nicky Romero’s Protocol Recordings. I believe that’s another unique single from the talented producer for which he teamed up with IRENE of one of the most popular K-Pop groups Red Velvet. “The Only” marks Raiden’s 10th release on the label and 2nd song with a K-Pop star. What makes “The Only” unique is the fact that it’s sung in Korean.

MAJRO and Summer Heart join forces on ‘Yeah Alright’

In a musical match of angelic design, MAJRO and Summer Heart deliver ‘Yeah Alright’ – a cruising track, bursting with the unshackled optimism of youth. The weighty rhythm section hooks the listener from the outset, driving the shimmering song forward with punch and fervour. Flavours of acoustic guitar inject the collaboration with the dreamy haze of golden hour as the woozy chant of background vocals becomes a rollicking motif that sends the listener back to the parties of their adolescence.

RVBY reveals Bend It Like Beckham-inspired music video for ‘Hanging On’

Reflecting the youthful, teenage love elements of the track, the visual is a nod to RVBY’s passion for football. For a while it was football, rather than music, that dominated RVBY’s field of vision. From joining the boys’ team in primary school she progressed through Bristol Academy then Somerset Academy, briefly going professional with a stint in Yeovil Town Ladies.

Whitney Fenimore Returns w/ Her Dazzling New Single “Feel It Too” + Announces Fall EP

Nashville based singer-songwriter Whitney Fenimore is back with a dazzling new track “Feel It Too,” packaged with her previous single “Find Your Love” ahead of her upcoming EP Highs + Lows, out this fall. “Feel It Too” tells the story of finding new love, conveying seamlessly the excitement and caution that goes along with that feeling. With robust vocals and an intoxicating melody, Fenimore has proven that she can write a simple song that still captivates

Joyero returns to West Texas in a music video for new song “Steepest Stairs” off his debut album

With his debut solo record as Joyero, Andy Stack of Wye Oak puts his own voice front and center. Written and recorded primarily in Marfa, Texas, during a transitional moment between records, cities, and relationships, Release the Dogs occupies its own liminal space between the natural and the man-made, between the structures we create to keep ourselves safe and the terrifying enormity that exists beyond them.

Don’t Believe In Ghosts Premiere Brand New Video for “Take You To The Wild”

With a sound that straddles the worlds of Alt, Pop, and Rock, Don’t Believe In Ghosts has championed a new approach to releasing music and videos from their forthcoming new album, “Take you to the Wild” is the bands third new single this year.

The Lumineers release the video for their newly available song “Leader Of The Landslide”

“Left For Denver”, the last song of Chapter II, will be available on August 16 with the video coming on August 19. All the videos for III are directed by Kevin Phillips and produced by Neighborhood Watch. Phillips is known for his films Super Dark Times and Too Cool For School.