Four recommended new CDs released this week:
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For the first time, the Electric Daisy Carnival will be broadcast live online via the website for promoter Insomniac Events.
With the Electric Daisy Carnival just days away, just how big an undertaking is the three-day event? Here’s a look at the numbers.
Guns N’ Roses is doing well during its second residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock, according to Billboard’s Boxscore. Here’s a look at the numbers for G N’R and other Las Vegas shows.
In a little over a month, Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake will have spent one full year of his life playing the Warped Tour.
What’s in a name? Lots of shredded corpses, in this case. When it comes to awesomely over-the-top band monikers, few genres of music can compete with death metal.
Four recommended new CDs out this week:
What’s so great about being an early bird? Mostly, it just gets you a beak full of worms. But, alas, there are other, more savory benefits, namely, discounted tickets to one of Vegas’ biggest music attractions: The Life Is Beautiful food, music and arts festival.
Kiss is the latest seminal hard rock band to book a residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock.
Forty years ago, he predicted that he’d be long forgotten by now, considering the circumstances.
Billy Joel won’t talk to me. And I can’t blame him, really. I’d probably just bore him with stories about how the very first 7-inch single that I got for my plastic Fisher-Price record player as a kid, that wasn’t a Disney recording, was Joel’s “Allentown.”
See who’s bringing in the dollars, from Britney to Donny & Marie.
You don’t even have to see the label of the beer that Eric “Lando” Hagen has to make a pretty good guess as to where it was brewed.
Music critic Jason Bracelin offers up his favorite songs and albums of the year so far.
Listen up for new CDs from Brooklyn’s Parquet Courts, Chicago wastrels The Orwells and Toronto punks F!@#ed Up.
Sammy Hagar is a fitting choice to kick off the Soundwave summer concert series at the Hard Rock pool, whose first shows have been announced.
Next month, a documentary on the Electric Daisy Carnival, “Under the Electric Sky,” will open here in Vegas. And it looks like another EDC-related movie — on Insomniac founder Pasqualle Rotella — may soon be in the works.
Backstreet’s not back because they never left. At least not when we’re talking about the hearts of millennials who harvested the beloved boy band’s pictures from the pages of Tiger Beat magazine like a pubescent cash crop.
There are 10 million paying subscribers to the streaming music service Spotify, but for the many people who use it there’s a catch: the knowledge that the artists whose music is available receive little payment from having their songs played.
Three recommended new CDs released this week:
Superstar DJ-producers on EDC lineup include Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Kaskade, Avicii, Afrojack and many more.
Punk Rock Bowling defies the sound barrier, the passage of time and the withering heat of the asphalt-covered festival grounds downtown. For punk, time has passed, things have changed, but plenty has remained constant.
Quote of the day: Masked Intruder singer/guitarist Intruder Blue trying to drum up sales for the band’s new album at their merch booth: “Buy our record, or we’ll rob you. I’m serious.”
Some thoughts on the first day of the festival stage at Punk Rock Bowling.
Underscoring just how big a national draw Punk Rock Bowling has become, every show has sold out in advance. Really though, the bands are only half the attraction of PRB. With fans flocking to downtown Vegas from around the country, the fest has the feel of a particularly debauched family reunion.