1. Middlelands Announces Main Stage Lineup ft. Bassnectar, Kaskade, Marshmello & More: Exclusive

    February 15, 2017 2:22 PM EST Fans are eager for more information on Insomniac and C3 Presents' co-presented Renaissance-themed festival Middlelands. We know it's going down on the perma-Medieval village of Todd Mission, Texas. We know it's three days of camping and merriment Friday through Sunday, May 5 to…

  2. Insomniac & C3 Presents' Middlelands Festival Announces Inaugural 2017 Lineup

    January 10, 2017 7:08 PM EST Ever since Insomniac and C3 Presents announced their joint music festival Middlelands, curious mind were piqued. Anticipation rose when it became clear that Middlelands would be a Medieval-themed event, taking place in Todd Mission, Tx., with a the teaser video starring none other than Game…

  3. Metallica Songs Remixed: Listen to 7 of the Best

    November 28, 2016 3:03 PM EST If you're gonna talk about heavy metal, you will at some point or another talk about Metallica . Whether you believe the band is and always will be one of the best, or if you think it totally sold out when the members cut their hair, Metallica is quintessential to the speed metal, '…

  4. Bassnectar's 'TKO' Is Colorful Sci-Fi Beast-Mode: Watch

    November 17, 2016 3:47 PM EST Bassnectar pulls no punches with his sonic assault. He is a man who's work demands a visual onslaught, but that doesn't mean it has to be harsh. It can be perfect in pastels. The video for “TKO” feat. Rye Rye and Zion I was directed, edited, and special fx-ed out to high heaven by…

  5. Wiz Khalifa, Flume, Usher & The Roots & More to Headline Okeechobee Festival 2017

    November 10, 2016 11:16 AM EST The founding organizers may have split with the brand, but any fans who wondered if Okeechobee Festival could possibly pull off another amazing event without them can have some piece of mind. If there's anything to disappoint fiercely loyal fans, it certainly won't be the lineup.…

  6. DJs Drop the Vote: Diplo, Dillon Francis, Bassnectar & More Head to Polls

    November 08, 2016 6:26 PM EST Whatever tonight's outcome, the 2016 US presidential election will be one of the nation's most historic. We will walk away from today with either our first woman President, or our oldest President (and first with neither previous political nor military experience). The country is…

  7. X Games Announce 2017 Music Lineup: Bassnectar, The Chainsmokers & More

    September 23, 2016 3:00 PM EDT The winter X Games will take place in Aspen, Colo. from Jan. 26-29, 2017. Event organizers took to Twitter this week to reveal the lineup for X Games Music at Buttermilk Mountain.  Bassnectar in His Own Words: On Waking Dreams and Wild Moments Last year's lineup included deadmau5 , Nas ,…

  8. Mad Decent Artist Big Makk Killed in Car Crash

    August 29, 2016 5:10 PM EDT Orlando's beloved DJ and producer and Mad Decent artist Samisoni Koroitamudu, aka Big Makk, has been killed in a car crash in Casselberry, Florida. He was 25. According to a report from  Orlando Weekly , Koroitamudu and three others traveling in a Dodge Charger crashed into a tree at 7 a…

  9. EDC Orlando 2016 Full Lineup: Above & Beyond, Porter Robinson, Hardwell & More

    August 26, 2016 1:54 PM EDT Florida's little slice of carnival heaven is heading back to O-town on Nov. 4 and 5. Electric Daisy Carnival Is Coming to India The 6 th -annual EDC Orlando just dropped its full lineup, and things look pretty funky. Plenty of dance flavors are represented. Juggernauts Hardwell , Porter…

  10. Bassnectar Brings the Rave Back to Atlanta, Announces Two-Night Secret Show Location: Exclusive

    August 22, 2016 5:58 PM EDT Before Bassnectar was a headlining artist thrashing his long hair on a giant, iridescent stage, he was a just a kid who loved music. He also loved a good adventure, as most teenagers do, and one he holds especially dear is the memory of his first rave. “I had no idea where it was or what it…

  11. Nocturnal Wonderland 2016 Announces Wolves' Den Stage Lineup: Exclusive

    August 04, 2016 12:38 PM EDT Insomniac wants you to enjoy your Labor Day weekend not with a mere backyard bar-be-cue or aimless day drinking experience, but rather with a three-day all-out rage fest and heaping sides of bass. The storied event returns to San Bernardino, Ca., Friday through Sunday, Sept. 2 to Sept. 4. It&…

  12. Bassnectar Says He's Cancer-Free Following Surgery

    June 16, 2016 3:31 PM EDT Bassnectar announced that he had recently been diagnosed with skin cancer in a Facebook post on Wednesday, and in the same post, he reported that he underwent a successful operation this week to remove the cancer. “It was extremely scary, because it was about an inch under my left eye and…

  13. Bassnectar Releases Four Singles Off Forthcoming 'UNLIMITED' Album

    June 01, 2016 5:21 PM EDT UPDATE: Bassnectar has released four singles off of his forthcoming album Unlimited, which will be available June 17 and can be pre-ordered here . Listen below.   Sudden album releases with little-to-no warning are the new normal, and Bassnectar joined the ranks of the surprise-attackers…

  14. Bassnectar Talks Endorsement for Bernie Sanders

    May 04, 2016 11:37 AM EDT Bassnectar  voiced favorable opinions towards Bernie Sanders almost a year ago in a fan Q&A on his website, but now he's made his endorsement for the presidential hopeful official. The California producer/DJ -- real name Lorin Ashton -- revealed that he will be voting for Sanders in…

  15. 11 DJ Twitter Beefs That Rocked Dance Music

    March 23, 2016 1:27 PM EDT Guess how many involve deadmau5? In the dance music world, nothing beats a good drop, but a good diss comes pretty damn close. When DJs fight, it brings the rest of the rave world together. No matter if we camp out at main stage or wouldn't be caught dead in kandi, a good Twitter beef…

  16. Billboard Dance Radar Spotlights Illenium: Rising From the 'Ashes'

    March 14, 2016 5:34 PM EDT Denver resident Nick Miller, known to millions of listeners as Illenium , takes the spotlight in Billboard Dance ’s weekly discovery series, Radar . Like many artists, he started out as just another fan in the crowd. Miller attended a Bassnectar show in 2012 at Red Rocks Amphitheater and was…

  17. TomorrowWorld 2015 Day 2 Highlights: Bassnectar, Adventure Club, Get Real & More

    September 27, 2015 6:05 PM EDT ​After ceaseless overnight rain and inclement weather conditions, Day 2 of the third edition of TomorrowWorld in Chattahoochee Hills, Ga., welcomed tens of thousands of revelers who trudged through muddy fields and forests between the event's nine stages. TomorrowWorld 2015 Cancels Day 3…

  18. Bassnectar in His Own Words: On Waking Dreams and Wild Moments

    August 06, 2015 11:20 AM EDT Lorin Ashton explores death metal parallels and next-level live performance in long-form narrative. On paper, Bassnectar is a bit of an enigma. Over the past year, he has sold out Madison Square Garden and topped Billboard 's Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart with recent mixtape  Into…

  19. The Year In EDM 2012: Swedish House Mafia, Deadmau5, Skrillex Get Massive

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST When Swedish House Mafia sold out its eight-date arena tour in mere minutes in September, the industry gaped at the feat -- an undeniable demonstration of EDM's growing power in the live space.   But there was a rub: Despite moving tickets, SHM wasn't selling music at anywhere near…

  20. Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Black Sabbath, Chili Peppers, Black Keys Headlining

    April 11, 2012 1:00 AM EDT The extra-colorful lineup for the 2012 Lollapalooza festival, led by the Black Keys , Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Black Sabbath , was unveiled on Wednesday morning (Apr. 11). The annual C3 Presents-promoted fest will return to Chicago's Grant Park for the eighth consecutive year…

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