Gardens & Villa is one of those bands that’s at once of the moment and of the past.
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Mac Miller’s first full-length, 2011’s “Blue Slide Park,” has become the first independently distributed debut to top the Billboard album chart in 16 years.
We’ve looked to Lady Gaga’s latest album, “Artpop,” for inspiration on how to get the most out of each and every day.
Route 91 Harvest festival headliners include Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton. The festival is scheduled Oct. 3-5 near the Luxor.
Sand Dollar looks to recapture its reputation of providing consistent, quality, live blues by local bands. “That’s what people wanted it to be. And we wanted to go back to that,” says owner Brooke Alexander.
The Bunkhouse is back, and the small club is returning with some big names. The venerable downtown music venue, which reopens Aug. 25 after closing last summer for renovation, has officially announced its first batch of shows.
The annual wine and music event expands to two days, will feature pop punks Blink-182, Violent Femmes, Train and more.
After weeks of speculation, hard rockers Kiss have officially announced their residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel, Kiss Rocks Vegas, which takes over the venue from Nov. 5-23.
The Summer Slaughter Tour, the (accurately) self-anointed “most extreme tour of the year,” is skipping Las Vegas again. Boo! But two of the best bands on the bill — Goatwhore and Morbid Angel — are coming here en route to the tour’s launch in California. Yay!
The iHeartRadio music festival returns to MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 19 and 20 and so far only the only announced performer is Ed Sheeran. Who else do you want to see on stage?
“Walk Like An Egyptian.” It became the definitive hit for The Bangles. Thing was, though, didn’t really define them.
It’s a statement that can forever damn a punk band, five little words with much larger implications. And Tom Carr has just uttered them. “My parents love that song.”
Some Las Vegas concerts by the numbers courtesy of Billboard’s Boxscore
Back in April, we hit the studio with Vegas rockers Otherwise as they tracked their sophomore album, “Peace At All Costs,” with producer David Bottril, who has worked with platinum-selling rockers such as Tool, Mudvayne, Rush, Muse and others.
He sang from his back on a gold-trimmed couch that was almost as gilded as the man draped upon it, flesh and fabric practically indivisible from one another.
Strangely soothing and abrasive at once, Ringo Deathstarr distill the dissonant charms of shoegaze down to the last detail: loud guitars that only get louder; distortion pedals that are likely hot to the touch from overuse; entrancing, benumbed vocals that frequently sound as if they were phoned in from the furthest recesses of the Milky Way.
His vocals often sound as if they were tracked in a field of daisies, sunshine warming his blood, as opposed to any kind of traditional recording studio. Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson giving lusty, howling voice to that band’s blustery, blues-informed rock ’n’ roll.
Queen is one of the most ridiculous bands ever. They’re also one of the greatest.
Friday, your plate is going to be full — of glistening meats of questionable composition.
Country pop fireballs The Band Perry will likely perform their aforementioned latest single, along with hits like “If I Die Young” and “You Lie,” when they play the Star of the Desert Arena at Buffalo Bill’s on Oct. 3.
Miss out on either of Guns N’ Roses residencies at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel? Well, now you can get in on the action from the comfort of your couch.
The audience cheered as the satellite collided with their faces, probe-first.
“Under the Electric Sky,” a 3-D documentary about the Electric Daisy Carnival, shot at EDC 2013, opens today at AMC Town Square 18.
Hoping for the best while bracing for the worst is a recurring lyrical motif of Californian screamo quintet Touche Amore, who aim to reassure with hoarse throats and battered hearts.
More indebted to The Allman Brothers Band than the Dead, Widespread Panic has become the most consistent act of their ilk, their dedication to the road underscored by 10, count ’em, 10 live albums. They play July 4 at The Joint.