Miike Snow Unveils US Summer Tour

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New York – Downtown/Atlantic recording group Miike Snow has announced plans for a string of US summer tour dates.  The schedule begins at the historic Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK on June 9th and continues through July 3rd with headline dates, festival performances including Firefly Music Festival, and shows with Phantogram and Glass Animals (see

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Ed Sheeran Paves The Way

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London – The big news over this side of the water this week was the announcement that Ed Sheeran will close this year’s Glastonbury Festival as Sunday’s headliner. Such is Sheeran’s current wave of chart domination via his latest album Divide that it is strange to think that he made his Glastonbury debut in 2011

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Broen Bridge The Genres

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London – With no Grammy or Brits winners to highlight this week, Best New Band’s weekly round-up takes a look at some up and coming names with new music to unveil. We won’t mention the Oscars for risk of pushing the wrong envelope. Presently it seems that scarcely a week goes by without Indie darlings

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Cage The Elephant Wins A Grammy For Best Rock Album

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New York – Cage The Elephant received their first GRAMMY® AWARD for Best Rock Album for their fourth studio album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, which was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and released in December 2015 via RCA. This is the band’s second nomination, following a nomination for Best Alternative Album for

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Frank Iero Announces 2017 Tour Dates

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New York – Late last year, former My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero and his band The Patience suffered a major setback when he and members of his crew were struck by traffic while on a press tour in Australia. The accident forced them to cancel all their U.S. tour dates while Iero recovered, but now, he

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