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Måneskin cover Billie Eilish’s “bury a friend” during live set—watch
Måneskin cover Billie Eilish’s “bury a friend” during live set—watch
Italian rock band Måneskin have covered Billie Eilish’s hit song "bury a friend" and turned it into their signature brand of rock ‘n' roll. During their set last weekend at Ronquières Festival in Belgium, the group performed the cover for an enthusiastic crowd of festival-goers. Read more: Turnstile c... Read More ...
10 artists who reimagined their songs with a live orchestra
10 artists who reimagined their songs with a live orchestra
We can never really get enough of our favorite artists experimenting with their sound. While we love pop punk and alternative rock as much as anyone, it's nice to hear artists transform their songs in an entirely new way. Read more: Nova Twins drop first remix with FEVER 333's sinister take on "Undertaker" Several artists in the scene have released instrumental or orchestral versions of
Here’s how the new COVID-19 relief bill is helping independent venues
Here’s how the new COVID-19 relief bill is helping independent venues
After weeks of gridlock, Congress has finally agreed on a new COVID-19 stimulus package in the United States. Along with another round of stimulus checks, the new relief bill also includes aid to independent venues across the country.  The new bill will give some much-needed, and long-awaited, relief to independent music venues who are struggling due to the pandemic. Re...
Here’s how Ticketmaster plans to implement social distancing at future gigs
Here’s how Ticketmaster plans to implement social distancing at future gigs
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, future events and concerts are going to look a lot different than we are used to. However, it looks like Ticketmaster has plenty of plans in the works to ensure future gigs are safe to return to. The company is currently developing new technology that will make it easier than ever for venues to implement safe social distancing measures at events...
You can go see a concert in Nashville now but with heavy restrictions
You can go see a concert in Nashville now but with heavy restrictions
As parts of the economy continue reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, Nashville is allowing businesses to do a soft reopening for concerts with some restrictions. The city is entering Phase 2 of their reopening plan this week including restaurants and retailers at 75 percent capacity, bars that sell food hosting concerts with no more than two performers on stage and more. Re...
It’s unlikely concerts will be back to normal until at least early 2021
It’s unlikely concerts will be back to normal until at least early 2021
While people are eagerly watching for some sort of good news regarding the state of live concerts amid the coronavirus pandemic, expectations for a return this year are looking even more slim at this point. In a New York Times article, several venue operators and organizations involved in live entertainment industries are saying that 2020 is quickly becoming a complete write-off.
A company is designing a hazmat-styled suit to wear at concerts
A company is designing a hazmat-styled suit to wear at concerts
While people have been looking at when concerts are going to return through the coronavirus pandemic, a California design firm has come up with an idea for a protective suit people could wear at shows. The high-tech protective suit crafted by Production Club is dubbed the "Micrashell" and is designed specifically with concert-goers in mind. Read Mo...
You can buy Nine Inch Nails merch from the tour that never happened
You can buy Nine Inch Nails merch from the tour that never happened
If you were hoping to catch Nine Inch Nails live this year following Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross' work scoring various films, you're going to be waiting a while longer. Reznor shares his thoughts about the plans he had for Nine Inch Nails this year on the band's official Instagram account and shows where and when he had shows planned for that never got announced.
Here’s what Arkansas’ first socially-distant concert actually looks like
Here’s what Arkansas’ first socially-distant concert actually looks like
Arkansas is finally seeing what a concert looks like in the coronavirus pandemic with the Travis McCready show finally taking place tonight (May 18) after several issues with making it happen. Fans began filing in and are now sharing some photos and videos of their experiences going to the show. Read More: Y... Read More ...
Bret Michaels knows as much about the Mötley Crüe tour’s status as you
Bret Michaels knows as much about the Mötley Crüe tour’s status as you
Poison frontman Bret Michaels says he's still waiting to hear what the plan is regarding the upcoming Mötley Crüe comeback tour with Def Leppard. The tour is supposed to be kicking off on June 18 but even with the shows just a month away from starting, none of the bands really seem to know what they're doing about the tour in regards to canceling, postponing or going ahead.
Here’s when twenty one pilots are giving “Level Of Concern” its live debut
Here’s when twenty one pilots are giving “Level Of Concern” its live debut
While it won't be possible to see twenty one pilots play their new song "Level Of Concern" at a concert for a while, the band are still giving the track its live debut. Next week, they'll be appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to play the new track live for the first time. Read Mo...
Arkansas’ first socially-distant gig is canceled but the venue is fighting back
Arkansas’ first socially-distant gig is canceled but the venue is fighting back
After receiving a cease and desist order from Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson this week, TempleLive is revealing they are canceling the Travis McCready concert scheduled for this Friday (May 15). According to Billboard, the venue held a press conference today revealing the show which was set to be one of the first socially-distant concerts but they may be rescheduling the show.
Arkansas’ governor is ordering a stop to the first socially-distant concert
Arkansas’ governor is ordering a stop to the first socially-distant concert
After scheduling the first socially distanced concert since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, country artist Travis McCready is being ordered a cease and desist order by the Arkansas governor. In an email obtained by The New York Times, Governor Asa Hutchinson says they appreciate the venue's efforts to enforce social distancing but the show is still outside of their guidelines.
Attila frontman Fronz has some bad news about the future of concerts
Attila frontman Fronz has some bad news about the future of concerts
While people are eagerly awaiting some good news about the future of concerts, it appears shows won't be happening until fall 2021 and Attila frontman Chris Fronzak has some insider info that is both good and bad. In a lengthy Twitter thread, the Attila singer is giving a bit of hard news to hear showing that even when concerts are happening again, they won't look the same.

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