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The Neighbourhood Continue World Tour!

neighbourhood tourLATEST TRACK “HONEST” FEATURED ON THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK

LISTEN TO “HONEST” and WATCH LYRIC VIDEO

HIT SONG “SWEATER WEATHER”
CERTIFIED DOUBLE PLATINUM

Los Angeles outfit The Neighbourhood announce June & July tour dates following their debut appearance at Central Park’s Summerstage on May 20th, 2014. Supports acts for The El Tour Blanco will be Danny Brown, Travis Scott, 100s & White Arrows. The band will embark on their summer tour beginning on June 21 in Vancouver and running through July.

Tickets on sale HERE

During the band’s worldwide tour, they unveiled new single “Honest,” part of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (out April 22). You can listen to the track HERE and watch the accompanying Lyric video . The film’s epic score was composed by Oscar®- and Grammy-winning composer Hans Zimmer and The Magnificent Six.

The Neighbourhood’s new project “#000000 & #FFFFFF” will be out later this year. Vocalist Jesse Rutherford says about the album, “”#000000 & #FFFFFF is a diary of songs that are inspired by our thoughts while on the road. It exposes our anxiety, rejoices in our achievement and expresses our ability to create whatever the fuck we want. It’s our freedom to explore popular music as we know it. It’s not us as a band… it’s us as a sound.”
Three tracks are available now, listen at Live Mixtapes.

Catch The Neighbourhood on tour.

Cosmic Suckerpunch News, Shows & Free Tune!!!

Cosmic SP Band

L.A. based Cosmic Suckerpunch lives up to it’s name with standout spacey rock hooks is rooted in funk and colored in starry style. Honing their live performances around LA, it wasn’t long before the band was performing in legendary L.A. venues The Viper Room and the House of Blues and big name festivals Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and SXSW. They are now confirmed for this year’s Life if Beautiful Festival!

Their latest EP Breathe succeeds in it’s infinite ability to continuously stun and surprise you.

Don’t miss: “Glad You’re Here Now” – AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD NOW!https://soundcloud.com/cosmicsuckerpunch/glad-youre-here-now

COSMIC SUCKERPUNCH

 The Los Angeles Alt-Rock Powerhouse Releases New EP

 BREATHE

Featuring the FREE Track: “Glad You’re Here Now”

 For the past few years, the independent Los Angeles rock band Cosmic Suckerpunch has set the Hollywood concert circuit ablaze with their spine tingling guitar licks, satirical lyrics and jaw dropping performances. Now fresh off a successful Spring Tour, which included four shows at SXSW 2013, they have just been added to the inaugural Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas with headliners The Killers, Kings of Leon and Beck.

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Open Letter from Axl Rose to RRHOF

To: The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Guns N’ Roses Fans and Whom It May Concern,

When the nominations for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame were first announced I had mixed emotions but, in an effort to be positive, wanting to make the most of things for the fans and with their enthusiasm, I was honored, excited and hoped that somehow this would be a good thing. Of course I realized as things stood, if Guns N’ Roses were to be inducted it’d be somewhat of a complicated or awkward situation.

Since then we’ve listened to fans, talked with members of the board of the Hall Of Fame, communicated with and read various public comments and jabs from former members of Guns N’ Roses, had discussions with the president of the Hall Of Fame, read various press (some legit, some contrived) and read other artists’ comments weighing in publicly on Guns and the Hall with their thoughts. Read the rest of this entry

BIG TIME RUSH COMES TO AMWAY CENTER WITH THEIR BIG TIME SUMMER TOUR

WHAT:           BIG TIME RUSH | BIG TIME SUMMER TOUR

wsg CODY SIMPSON

 WHEN:          TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012  

 WHERE:        AMWAY CENTER | ORLANDO, FLORIDA

 ON SALE:     SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012 | 10:00AM

ORLANDO, FLORIDA [March 12, 2012] – In overwhelming response to their sold-out “Better With U Tour,” Big Time Rush announced that they will kick off “Big Time Summer Tour,” performing in over 50 cities across the U.S. and Canada including Orlando’s Amway Center Tuesday August 28. Beginning on July 5 in Columbus, OH, the Nickelodeon stars and Columbia Recording artists will perform songs off their latest album Elevate including “Music Sounds Better With U,” “All Over Again” and “Elevate.” During select dates, emerging Australian pop phenomenon Cody Simpson and X-Factor finalist and newly-signed Nickelodeon talent Rachel Crow will open for Big Time Rush.  Additional acts will be announced shortly. Read the rest of this entry

TWO LEGENDS. ONE STAGE. ROD STEWART & STEVIE NICKS – HEART & SOUL TOUR

WHAT:           ROD STEWART & STEVIE NICKS | HEART & SOUL TOUR

WHEN:          FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012 | 7:30PM

 WHERE:        AMWAY CENTER | ORLANDO, FLORIDA

 ON SALE:     SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012 | 10:00AM


ORLANDO, FLORIDA [March 12, 2012] – Legendary rockers Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks plan to reunite this summer and reprise their highly acclaimed, co-headlining “Heart & Soul Tour.” Read the rest of this entry

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RIP The Brewery

The last month has been hard on Brewery owner Tom Taylor. What seemed like a bad dream for music lovers became a sad reality as we learned that one of Raleigh’s most treasured music venues was to be torn down to make room for yet another drug store and parking garage that already litter downtown Raleigh. While everyone heard their own version of how the story went, we here at Rock-Wire wanted to set the record straight. We recently had the chance to talk with long time Brewery owner Tom Taylor, who told us exactly how it all happened, shares some of his favorite memories, and also lets us know if The Brewery will ever re-open in the future: Read the rest of this entry

WIZ KHALIFA HAS THE GOLDEN TOUCH; ACCLAIMED RAPPER SET TO EMBARK ON “ROLLING PAPERS” TOUR

AS HIS SECOND SINGLE “ROLL UP” BECOMES RIAA CERTIFIED GOLD

40-CITY NORTH AMERICAN TOUR FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS

 

BIG SEAN AND CHEVY WOODS KICKS OFF JUNE 11TH AT THE BONNAROO FESTIVAL;

 

“ROLLING PAPERS” AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE NOW

Rostrum/Atlantic recording artist Wiz Khalifa has unveiled details of his upcoming headlining tour dubbed the “Rolling Papers Tour.” The tour – appropriately named after his debut album, “ROLLING PAPERS,” – will kick off on June 11th at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, TN and will continue through the summer, wrapping at the Phoenix Amphitheater in Pontiac, MI on August 5th(see attached tour itinerary). Adding to all of this excitement, Wiz’ second official single, “Roll Up,” has recently been RIAA-Certified gold, with digital sales exceeding 500,000 units. Read the rest of this entry

EVERY AVENUE REVEALS TRACKLISTING/COVER ART FOR NEW ALBUM & WARPED TOUR DATES

 EVERY AVENUE REVEALS TRACKLISTING AND COVER ART FOR NEW ALBUM,  BAD HABITS,
SET FOR RELEASE ON AUGUST 2

APPEARING ON VANS WARPED TOUR 2011 ALL SUMMER

Every Avenue is excited to unveil the cover art and tracklisting for their new album Bad Habits. The Michigan pop rock quintet’s third album was produced by Aaron Sprinkle (Anberlin, The Almost, Acceptance) and Mark Weinberg (Matt Nathanson, Houston Calls), and is set for release on August 2 in North America. Read the rest of this entry