1. HARD Events Announces goHARD Spring Festival Tour: Dillon Francis, A$AP Ferg, Rae Sremmurd & More

    February 26, 2015 6:14 PM EST After conquering Los Angeles and the cruise circuit, HARD is taking its show on the road. The Live Nation-owned event promoter today announced its five-date goHARD spring festival tour. Each date will offer a different lineup drawn from a diverse blend of artists, including A$AP Ferg , Big…

  2. Coachella 2015 Wish List: 20 Possible Performers at Next Year's Festival

    December 22, 2014 3:40 PM EST Could U2, Robyn, Run The Jewels and Frank Ocean all be headed to Indio? Check out our 2015 Coachella predictions. 2015 is only a few days away, and one of the more exciting musical occasions coming in the first month of the calendar year is the annual unveiling of the Coachella Valley…

  3. Vance Joy's ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Obsession and More Insider Scoop

    December 09, 2014 4:49 PM EST Vance Joy’s Buffy Love Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy , whose catchy “Riptide” peaked at No. 29 on the Nov. 29 Hot 100 chart, and who will be touring with Taylor Swift  in 2015, let Overheard in on one of his secret pleasures: He’s a huge Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan. “It’s a pretty…

  4. Spotify's Artist Outreach Mission Leaves Some Wanting More

    October 13, 2014 11:30 AM EDT Spotify had a rough couple of days last week. Besides Jimmy Buffett's petition for  more money, less problems  and the ill fate of their  #thatsongwhen campaign , the streaming service's artist-only streaming sessions with the Music Managers' Forum the Future Artists…

  5. Crystal Castles Break Up, Alice Glass Announces Solo Career

    October 08, 2014 9:57 AM EDT Early Wednesday morning, Alice Glass announced on Twitter that she is leaving Crystal Castles , the beloved electronic duo from Toronto, after a successful 10-year run. I am leaving Crystal Castles. — ALICE GLASS (@ALICEGLASS) October 8, 2014 But the news wasn't all bad -- Glass…

  6. Lollapalooza 2014 Sunday Highlights: Kings of Leon, Skrillex, Chance the Rapper Close Day 3

    August 04, 2014 2:45 AM EDT The rain poured heavily and consistently on the third and final day of Lollapalooza 2014, as downpours turned much of Chicago's Grant Park into a skating rink of sticky mud on Sunday (Aug. 3). The weather was unfortunate, but as the weekend became soggier, the performances turned…

  7. Inside the Topanga Canyon Studio of Jacknife Lee, Producer for U2, Taylor Swift & 'Divergent'

    March 28, 2014 3:15 PM EDT The words "Abandon Taste" glow on a neon sign in the main room of Jacknife Lee's Topanga Canyon recording studio, part of a three-structure compound that also includes his home -- and a yurt. It's an ironic statement, considering Lee, real name Garret Lee, is the acclaimed…

  8. Lady Gaga Brings 'ARTPOP' Title Track To 'Jimmy Fallon': Watch

    February 19, 2014 9:47 AM EST Lady Gaga became the second musical guest on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Tuesday night (Feb. 18), presenting a half-stripped-down version of her "ARTPOP" title track -- perhaps the next single from her latest full-length? The studio version of "…

  9. P!nk: The Billboard Woman Of The Year Q&A

    December 06, 2013 9:00 AM EST P!nk, Billboard's Woman of the Year honoree, highlights 'a positive, enormous and wonderful' 2013. This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy this week's issue of Billboard. It's Sunday, the 18th of October, and P!nk is sending 2-year-old daughter Willow…

  10. 'The Princess Bride' Being Adapted for the Stage

    November 11, 2013 11:43 PM EST "Inconceivable?" No, "As you wish." Disney Theatrical Productions has announced plans to collaborate with William Goldman on a stage work based on his 1973 fairy tale, "The Princess Bride," and on his screenplay for the beloved 1987 Rob Reiner film that became…

  11. A$AP Ferg Previews 'Trap Lord' In NYC: First Listen

    August 06, 2013 12:43 PM EDT A$AP Ferg is a self-proclaimed "Trap Lord." So it made sense that last night (August 5) the restaurant at NYC's The Darby had been turned into a sanctuary for a listening party of Ferg's debut album, "Trap Lord." A$AP Ferg stickers and lit candles adorned…

  12. Governors Ball 2013: Kings of Leon Rained Out on Opening Day

    June 08, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Of Monsters & Men, Young the Giant, Crystal Castles, Erykah Badu perform for soggy crowds before inclement weather forces late-night cancellations "The festival is 100% happening, rain or shine," reads an informational note on the official website for the 2013 Governors Ball…

  13. Pearl Jam, Beyonce, One Direction & More Set For Global Citizen Tickets Initiative

    May 01, 2013 10:08 PM EDT Some of the most powerful touring artists in the world -- including Pearl Jam, Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West, Jay-Z and many more -- will unite behind the Global Poverty Project (GPP) through the Global Citizen Tickets Initiative, a new program launched today which is designed…

  14. Lollapalooza 2013 Lineup: Mumford & Sons, The Killers, The Cure Headlining

    April 01, 2013 1:35 PM EDT Phoenix, Nine Inch Nails, the Postal Service all heading to Grant Park this August. Following weeks of rumors , the 2013 Lollapalooza lineup was officially revealed on Monday (Apr. 1), with a lot of expected names at the top of the bill. The Cure, Mumford & Sons, the Killers, Nine…

  15. Guns N' Roses Added To Governors Ball Fest Lineup

    February 07, 2013 1:46 PM EST As if previously announced headliners Kanye West and Kings of Leon weren't enticing enough, the 2013 Governors Ball Music Festval has added Guns N' Roses as a third headlining act. Axl Rose and co. will head to Randall's Island Park in New York City during the weekend of June…

  16. Ultra Music Festival Phase 2: Skrillex, Azealia Banks, Sleigh Bells

    January 25, 2013 9:35 AM EST The Ultra Music Festival has unveiled the second phase of its massive lineup of DJs, performers and bands that will take over Miami for two weekends in March, with highlights including EDM giants Skrillex (via his side project Dog Blood) and Martin Solveig, rappers Azealia Banks and Snoop…

  17. Governors Ball Lineup: Kings of Leon, Kanye West Returning to NYC

    January 22, 2013 12:15 PM EST Kanye, Kings of Leon, Nas on the bill. The official lineup for the Governors Ball, set for June 7-9 at New York City's Randall's Island, just went public -- and it'll include chart-topping names such as Kanye West, Kings of Leon, Nas, and a mysterious "to be announced…

  18. Big Day Out Bounces Back With Killers, Chili Peppers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    January 21, 2013 2:45 PM EST With its disastrous 2012 trek now a dusty memory, the Big Day Out and its huge U.S. artist contingent rumbled into the Gold Coast on Sunday, where the likes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Killers, Animal Collective and the Bloody Beetroots filled it up.   The Chili Peppers are veterans of…

  19. Ultra Music Festival Lineup: David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii to Rock Miami

    January 04, 2013 6:05 PM EST As previously announced, Swedish House Mafia will end their "One Last Tour" at Ultra The first round of artists for this year's supersized Ultra Music Festival has been announced, with titans of electronic dance music including deadmau5, Tiësto and David Guetta all on board to…

  20. Crystal Castles Bottle 'Severe Melancholy' in Third Album

    November 13, 2012 1:25 PM EST Also: Band hopes to release an acoustic EP in 2013 titled "Affection" Crystal Castles ' third album, "(III)," was recorded using a methodology that might seem unusual for an act often linked to EDM. The Toronto duo, producer Ethan Kath and vocalist Alice Glass,…

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