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10 reasons why Oasis are the most influential Britpop band of all time

Britpop was the sound of England taking back rock ‘n’ roll after American grunge and alt rock had annexed the world’s airwaves and charts for the first half of the ‘90s. Vox amps, Union Jacks, 1964 Paul McCartney haircuts, Ben Sherman shirts and Chelsea boots became all the rage, as bands plundered their British Invasion, […]

15 iconic music video locations you can visit in real life

Ever wonder where your favorite artist filmed that one music video? While the answer is probably some private set in Los Angeles, a handful of music videos were actually filmed in public locations. With the weather warming and in-person concerts still on hold, why not support your favorite artists by visiting the sets of their […]

10 alternative artists who gave iconic '80s classics a modern update

We’re well aware that there’s a bit of an ’80s renaissance going on in pop culture. From soundtracking shows to influencing alternative artists with synth-pop and darkwave, the music of the decade is certainly a prominent force in the modern age. Of course, many artists (some more than others) are quick to pay tribute to their predecessors […]

10 musicians who absolutely nailed switching genres as solo artists

Branding is one hell of an important factor to achieving success and maintaining a fanbase in music. So, it’s no surprise that many musicians use their solo projects as an avenue for genre experimentation. We’ve seen it countless times to varying extents. Some artists may just incorporate new, genre-defying dynamics to their foundational sounds, whereas others […]

10 ‘Rock Band’ songs that totally made your living room setlists

Is there anything more distinctly indicative of late-2000s culture than living room setlists? Transcending the confines of genre, the Rock Band series allowed us to connect with our favorite songs in the most intimate way possible—by performing them. Read more: Billie Eilish heard about her 2020 Grammy noms in an unusual way—watch Barring the pre-generated sets within the […]

10 musicians who have more than just one role in their band

Musical talent often transcends any individual instrument. A piano player may often feel inclined to try out their voice. A guitarist may dabble with the bass. Often, though, career musicians opt to dedicate themselves entirely to a specific role. Of course, that isn’t a hard rule. There are a number of alternative multi-instrumentalists out there who lend […]

10 vocalists who brought a unique sound to the 2000s scene

2000s vocalists received an enormous amount of attention compared to the rest of their bandmates. It’s no surprise, really. In a scene characterized by edge, these frontmen and women drove their bands’ unique personalities. That’s not to say that they were all distinct. In fact, the era saw notable homogeneity in vocal style, even among more […]

Here's why people think another new album from the Killers is on the way

Although they just released a new album this year, the Killers could have yet another in store based on some recent social media activity. They shared an “A List” of speculated song titles on their social media accounts leading fans to believe another new record could be on its way. Read more: This site will tell you […]

9 uncredited guest vocals you might have missed in your favorite songs

Is there any better surprise than listening to a song and getting hit by a cameo from a familiar vocalist? Aside from adding to the dynamics of the track, these uncredited guest vocals are great Easter eggs for any fan.  While it’s not uncommon for these collaborations to go unnoted on streaming platforms, Google will […]

Amazon Music now lets you watch artists’ livestreams thanks to Twitch

Amazon Music is now officially a livestreaming platform thanks to its new partnership with Twitch. The latest partnership allows Twitch, owned by Amazon, to bring livestreaming capabilities to Amazon Music’s app on IOS and Android. Read more: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take their campaign to ‘Animal Crossing’ Since coronavirus has canceled most events in […]

10 alternative artists Taylor Swift should collab with next after ‘folklore’

Taylor Swift recently surprise-dropped folklore, her eighth album, which is completely different from anything she’s ever released.  Swift, who’s known for country songs and pop hits, went alternative this time with the album she recorded while stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.  Read more: This Paramore song is the latest inspiration for a new […]

Watch the Killers reimagine “Land Of The Free” in support of BLM

Over the past few weeks, musicians have been showing their support for the ongoing protests over the wrongful death of George Floyd. Now, the Killers are one of the latest bands to get involved with the Black Lives Matter movement. The Las Vegas band have reimagined their 2019 single “Land Of The Free” to show their support […]

20 essential 2004 albums that proved the scene was here to stay

The 2004 alternative music community turned out to be a pivotal moment in time for scene bands. As the two previous years set the foundation for the genre, it quickly expanded. Musicians started to experiment more on albums with genres outside of emo, punk and pop. It was the year scene music established that it […]

The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” music video could have looked a lot different

It’s hard to believe it has been nearly 16 years since the Killers released their iconic music video for “Mr. Brightside.” As one of their biggest songs to date, frontman Brandon Flowers and drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. recently spilled some of the details behind the video. In a new interview for Vevo’s Watch This, the […]

Billie Joe Armstrong hid a classic Green Day nod in his Global Citizen gig

Global Citizen’s “One World: Together At Home” livestream event occurred last night, April 19. The nearly 8-hour program gave us stunning performances from Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong, Billie Eilish and FINNEAS, the Killers, the Rolling Stones and so many more.  Lady Gaga curated the virtual special which was hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel […]

Here’s what “Mr. Brightside” would sound like if blink-182 wrote it

Have you ever wondered what “Mr Brightside” by the Killers would sound like if it were written by blink-182? Of course, you haven’t because that’s such an oddball combination. Well, one musician wondered and because of that curiosity, we have one of the coolest mashups of all time. SugarpillCovers took Brandon Flowers‘ sweet-as-honey vocals and […]

10 live albums from the 2000s that still slap today

The 2000s birthed some of our favorite bands of all time, and those acts gifted us with some astounding live albums, spotlighting a certain time in each band’s history. Records like these show the viewer a more in-depth, behind-the-minds feel.  From My Chemical Romance to Paramore, check out some of our favorite live albums from […]

10 essential politically charged songs you need to hear

With the election in full swing, take a look at some of the best politically charged songs from the scene. Over the last three decades, bands such as Rage Against The Machine, Anti-Flag and Against Me! have left their stamp on politics, letting their stance be known. Whether it’s a presidential disagreement or a response […]

The Killers cover classic the Cars track in honor of late Ric Ocasek

The Killers have honored the late co-founder of The Cars, Ric Ocasek, by covering the band’s track “My Best Friend’s Girl”.  On Sunday, the lead singer of the iconic rock band tragically passed away at his home in New York City at the age of 75. Read more: ‘The Craft’ reboot announces its next generation […]

Mark Hoppus, Weezer, more pay tribute to the Cars singer Ric Ocasek

On Sunday Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of the Cars, tragically passed away at his home in New York City at the age of 75. Following the news of Ocasek’s death, fellow musicians and artists shared an outpour of love, tributes and condolences for the late singer. From Weezer to blink-182 frontman Mark Hoppus, you […]
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