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Airbourne Announce 2020 Tour Dates

Australian rockers Airbourne will embark on the first North American tour in support of their riff-roaring new album (and fifth overall) Boneshaker, out now via Spinefarm Records. The spring tour kicks off April 20 in New York City and concludes on May 23 in Montreal. The trek includes appearances at several major rock festivals, such as Sonic Temple and Epicenter. All dates are below.

4/30 — New York, NY — Gramercy Theatre
5/1 — Philadelphia, PA — Underground Arts
5/2 — Washington, DC — Rock & Roll Hotel
5/3 — Concord, NC — Epicenter Festival*
5/6 — Houston, TX — Bronze Peacock/House of Blues
5/7 — Dallas, TX — Three Links Deep Ellum
5/9 — Pensacola, FL — Vinyl Music Hall
5/10 — Daytona Beach, FL — Welcome To Rockville*
5/11 — Atlanta, GA — The Masquerade
5/12 — Nashville, TN — The Basement East
5/14 — Chicago, IL — Bottom Lounge
5/16 — Columbus, OH — Sonic Temple*
5/18 — Buffalo, NY — Rec Room
5/19 — London, ON — London Music Hall
5/20 — Toronto, ON — Lee’s Palace
5/22 — Quebec City, QC — Imperial Bell
5/23 — Montreal, QC — Corona Theatre
*Festival Date

Yung Pinch and Wiz Khalifa Float Above the Fray in a New Single

Spinning easy melodies about the ups and downs of beach life, Yung Pinch is poised to blow in SoCal and beyond. Effortlessly swatting away haters with his blasé bars, Pinch shares “Over It,” his new single. Weaving his hooks within candy-coated synths, Pinch reflects on his new state of mind, dismissing the concerns of broke boys and basics with an above-it-all attitude: “Everybody heart broke cause their life’s so-so/And they cry so much, you would think they’d get over it.” Featuring an appearance from Wiz Khalifa, who spins a breezy sixteen about women, weed, and weather, “Over It” welcomes listeners back into Pinch’s beachside world, which can feel like paradise or wasteland depending on your state of mind. “Over It” is the latest single from Back 2 The Beach, Pinch’s upcoming debut album, following the Rex Kudo-produced “Sober.”

Alex Banks – ‘Falling Down’ (Mesh) / Genre: Techno/Breaks

‘Falling Down’ is the 3rd single from ALEX BANKS critically acclaimed second album ‘Beneath The Surface’ on Mesh. ‘Falling Down’ perfectly showcases Alex ability to blend raw beats, and melodic emotion with genres like Techno, Electronica and Old Skool Rave.

Young Fletcher featuring Yo Gotti “Truth Be Told”

Young Fletcher…His sound is a sensual blend of hip-hop, retro soul and foward thinking R&B/pop. Fletcher’s music pulsates with so much emotion it compels you to stop and ask: Who is Young Fletcher? The child of a Christian minister and a devout Muslim, Lamont Fletcher, learned the art of embracing multiple beliefs and experiences at a young age. This Winston-Salem and Charlotte, native has used these experiences to help create music that translates a myriad of thoughts and conveys a spectrum of emotions. With his smooth and silky vocals and his phenomenal song writing abilities, Young Fletcher has spent a lifetime evolving into a musical powerhouse.

Yungeen Ace Looks to Make the Most of His Second Chance in “Trials & Tribulations”

Yungeen Ace uses his supernatural sense of melody to make powerfully affecting trap music. Exploring the intersection of tragedy and triumph, Ace shares “Trials & Tribulations,” a new music video. His first new track since the release of his Step Harder mixtape, “Trials & Tribulations” is a nakedly emotional trap ballad that takes stock of the highs and lows of Ace’s life, from his rise to fame to his loss of his close friends: “I done made a million dollars doin’ different things/Therefore, don’t compare me cause I am not the same/People only come around for all the money and the fame/They all say I’m actin’ different they the ones who changed.”

For Skope: Trilane & Felicity’s old-school progressive house “Come Back Down”. Out now on Protocol

Trilane duo returns to Protocol with their brand new track “Come Back Down” with fellow Swede Felicity, a solid modern progressive gem that will have you blasting off to a different realm at first listen. With its bouncy bassline, spacey synths, and energetic melodies, “Come Back Down” is reminiscent of progressive house’s early days when icons like Axwell ruled the radio waves. The revival of this classic sound is something Protocol has truly taken to heart this year, inspiring another generation of electronic music listeners to fall in love with its uplifting vibe. The new track follows Trilane’s “Believe” with Philip Strand and “Never Forget,” which was edited by Nicky Romero himself. “Come Back Down” is Felicity’s debut on the label; he previously released on Size, Axtone, and other notable record labels.


“We’ve fallen in love with a new poetic outpouring from singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin, propelling us into a whirlwind of emotions in the best way possible” – DUJOUR

“Alec’s latest is quite possibly his deepest song to date…This could very easily become the hitmaker’s next big success” – IDOLATOR


Acclaimed Savannah, GA rapper Quando Rondo has released a melodic new single to celebrate the birth of his daughter, titled “Letter to My Daughter.” The touching record is accompanied by an official companion visual, featuring Quando harmonizing about the life he promises to give her shortly after her arrival.



GRAMMY-nominated R&B sensation Kehlani has marked the start of the holiday season with a melodic new record, this time pairing with the renown Keyshia Cole to deliver “All Me.” The track, which showcases both of the superstars’ raw talent and features sensual lyrics, is available now via all digital retailers and streaming platforms HERE.

ICYMI: Trash Heaven’s “4 Heads For A Crown” to be released on April 17th, 2020

Music-Records sets April 17th, 2020 as the international release date for Trash Heaven’s “4 Heads For A Crown” (Heavy/Thrash Metal from France) in Digipack CD and Vinyl formats!

The band will be on promotional tour in 2020 – 2021 in France and Europe!

For the release of the new album “Four Heads for a Crown”, Trash Heaven presents their new video clip “Thrashed Heaven”, watch it here –

Expert Source: The DOJ’s Strongest Antitrust Agreement Enforcement In 20 Years Targets Music’s Top Players

The Justice Department and Live Nation Entertainment have agreed to amend and extend the regulatory decree that allowed the giant to merge with Ticketmaster nearly a decade ago, in what it described as its strongest enforcement of an antitrust agreement in 20 years.

Founded in 2018 by Josh Katz, CEO, alongside partners Adam Alpert, CEO at Disruptor Records, and The Chainsmokers, Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo, YellowHeart is the first socially responsible live event ticketing platform. YellowHeart is an autonomous, fully decentralized platform that runs on a public blockchain – which enables artists and teams to identify, market and sell directly to their fans. The platform is set to launch in 2020.

Statik Selektah + Termanology join Dougy Dulce on “Man Up” (VIDEO)

Up and coming Rapper Dougy Dulce links with Termanology & Statik Selektah for his new single and video “Man Up”. Shot in Brooklyn, Ny. Watch Dougy and Term trade bars over some classic soulful Statik production.

Metal band CYNICAL EXISTENCE Announces The Release Of REBIRTH

Rebirth marks the fifth album by Cynical Existence. The album also marks a mile stone in the bands history as the first pure metal album by the band.

If the album Dying Light laid the foundation for CYNICAL EXISTENCE new sound. Then Rebirth has perfected that and turned it into a metal monster.

Rebirth is a gritty and aggressive album with a lot of atmosphere and memorable melodies. Combined with Fredrik’s distinct screams and growl the circle is complete. Expect a 10 song album with a lot of variation in terms of speed and mood.