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Paste Music | Green Day

Green Day at The Pageant | Concert Review Coming Soon!

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Red Hot Chili Peppers + Deftones interviews coming soon!

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NYLON Magazine | Band Crush :: Meg Myers

Premiering The Acoustic Video Of Her New Single, “Lemon Eyes” | The anthemic, charged-up song—the acoustic version of which we’re premiering here—is about "reassuring someone who is feeling the sourness of jealousy that they are yours, and you are theirs.”

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Paste :: Incubus Talks Deftones, Teenage Success, and Influence of Hans Zimmer

Incubus is one of the “Untouchables” — a band that has been in the industry for over 20 years and continues to remain equally nostalgic and relevant. Although the band hit a rough patch with their last album, If Not Now, When?, which was met with mixed critical and fan reactions, they powered through and continued to do what they do best — make memorable, timeless music.

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The Huffington Post Canada

Jess Glynne Talks Childhood, Her Grammy And Amy Winehouse

Thanks to her amazing vocal performance in Clean Bandit's hit single "Rather Be," Brit siren Jess Glynne became the proud owner of a Grammy in 2014 for "Best Dance Recording" at the age of 24.

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The Huffington Post

Grammy Nominated Highly Suspect Bares All (and Gives Zero F*cks)

Don't be mistaken — Highly Suspect is definitely not your average "boy band." So exactly what is it about this trio that makes them so special? Well, aside from their striking good looks...just about everything.

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Paste :: “Hey Wassup Hello” More Than Just A Nicety—Billboard Proves fetty's Here to Stay

Fetty Wap rose up fairly quickly and became a rapper of many firsts: the first male rapper with three songs to occupy the top 20 spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since Eminem did so in 2013; the first male rapper in four years to have concurrent singles reach the top 10 on the same chart since Lil Wayne did so in 2011; and, with his fourth single, “Again”, Wap became the first act in the Hot Rap Songs chart’s 26-year history to chart his first four entries in the top 10 simultaneously.

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Paste Magazine :: Of Monsters And Men Performs Concert To Benefit MusiCares

On Oct. 18, the band played an intimate concert for the MusiCares Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping those in need within the music community. The band’s selflessness shined through as they utilized their talent to contribute to the cause; their dedication to helping others proved to be just as strong as the band’s passion for creating great music.

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X Ambassadors' frontman Sam Harris Talks Life, Love, and 'Litost' | Examiner

Charts and numbers aside, the X Ambassadors have become a personal favorite of mine. When the opportunity to interview frontman Sam Harris comes my way, I am thrilled. Read on as Sam talks relationships, "American Oxygen," and just what makes him feel "so goddamn handsome."

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The Huffington Post

Indie Aussie Brothers of Atlas Genius Offer Up Fresh Dose of Melancholic Funk

Their first album, hailed by Rolling Stone as a "spritely, melodic debut album," included the Billboard chart-topping singles, "Trojans" (also featured on Grey's Anatomy) and "If So." This band of brothers, led by Keith and Michael Jeffery, are now looking to shake things up once again with their second LP, Inanimate Objects.

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The Huffington Post Canada

Scarlett Johansson Shines In Audible's 'Alice In Wonderland'

In the most recent endeavor with the charming tale, Tony Awarding-Winning actress and Golden Globe nominee Scarlett Johansson teamed up her sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is narrator and director of the on the audiobook. Vanessa brought her own unique perspective on the art form to the recording process, having previously narrated dozens of audiobooks herself.

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The Huffington Post

Huffington Post | Get Ready for the Sound of Kaleo

Think Of Monsters and Men, with an extra dose of soul. Kaleo’s unique blend of folk, blues, country and rock shows off their (rare) ability to play different genres with equal skill.

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Top Hip-Hop Artist Brings Awareness to the Killing Fields

With lyrics in Khmer and English and a focus on Killing Fields era legacies, Khmer American rapper praCh Ly's first album, Dalama, was not only credited with introducing hip-hop to Cambodia--it introduced this history to a new generation largely unaware of its genocidal past.

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Paste :: Emily Vaughn is Better Off Without You

Break-up songs usually find a home on one end of the pendulum — depressingly emotional, "make you want to stay in bed forever" depress-fests, or Alanis Morissette-inspired anger anthems written during a period of (often justifiable) rage, grievance, or pain.

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Her Name Was Lola

Lauren Kruczyk: Huffington Post Contributor