The stalled momentum of 2013's alt-radio breakouts Imagine Dragons has left the door open for another genre-neutral act to invade the airwaves, further redefining what a rock band in 2015 can be. Enter X Ambassadors, who share the Dragons' same producer (Alex Da Kid) and label, not to mention the built-in commercial appeal.
From the full-moon DJ raves in Tulum to pop-up music venues deep in the Sian Ka'an bio-reserve, the Mayan Riviera, on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, is up there with Ibiza as a top music vacay destination.
An eventful day at the Vans Warped tour stop Wednesday in Nashville at the Fairgrounds saw storms force two evacuations, plus another storm of controversy over the performance of Jake Mcelfresh, who performs as Front Porch Step.
Rihanna pulled no punches on her highly anticipated video for the single "Bitch Better Have My Money" -- literally. The video, a pulpy story of Rihanna taking (occasionally bloody) revenge on a man who took her money, was co-directed by Megaforce, a quartet of French filmmakers who've previously masterminded videos for everyone from Kid Cudi to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.