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10 debut records from 2001 that still crush 20 years later
10 debut records from 2001 that still crush 20 years later
It's truly mind-blowing to believe that 2001 was really 20 years ago. The beginning of the 2000s was a strange time. We had the beginning of Myspace, the golden age of pop punk and plenty of questionable fashion choices. Read more: 10 vocalists who brought a unique sound to the 2000s scene It's also crazy to think about all the albums from 2001 being two decades old already...
10 covers Paramore could do to hold us over until their next album
10 covers Paramore could do to hold us over until their next album
We’re all anxiously awaiting the release of Paramore’s next album, but the band have warned us not to get too ready just yet. On the bright side, Hayley Williams hasn’t left us wanting in the solo department. Recently, she had a fan release her newest broody track “My Limb,” followed up by her second solo album, Flowers For Vases/descansos, all shortly after Williams’ haunting cover of “Teardrop”
Richard Swift’s cause of death revealed
Richard Swift’s cause of death revealed
Ex-Shins and Black Keys member and prolific artist/producer Richard Swift's cause of death has been revealed by his family. The musician died last week after a GoFundMe account was started to help him battle a "life-threatening condition." Read more: Richard Swift has died at the age of 41 Swift died last Tuesday (July 3), aged 41, from complications related to alcohol dependence, his fa
Tegan And Sara add west coast dates to fall tour with The Black Keys
Tegan And Sara add west coast dates to fall tour with The Black Keys
Tegan And Sara have added more west coast stops, which will include Canada, to their upcoming tour with The Black Keys. Tour dates (newly added dates indicated in bold):* September 23  – The Vogue Theatre – Vancouver, BC September 24  – Neptune Theatre – Seattle, WA September 25  – Knitting Factory – Boise, ID September 28  – Cuthbert Amphitheater – Eugene, OR (opening for The Shins) Octo
The Shins add dates to world tour
The Shins add dates to world tour
The Shins have added some new dates to their extensive tour in support of Port Of Morrow. Check out the full itinerary below (new dates are in bold): 05/29/12 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheater 05/31/12 - Council Bluffs, IA - Harrahs Council Bluffs 06/01/12 - Minneapolis, MN - Orpheum Theatre 06/02/12 - Kansas City, KS - Livestrong Sporting Park 06/04/12 - St ...
Broken Bells – Meyrin Fields EP
Broken Bells – Meyrin Fields EP
Broken Bells Meyrin Fields EP   Listening to Broken Bells—electro-pop collaboration between Shins leading man James Mercer and Beatles-bootlegger-turned-Gnarls-Barkley-superstar Danger Mouse—feels a bit like watching one of those weird high school flings between an A/V club super-dork and a cheerleader at the fore of a New Year’s resolution to start going for guys with a little more substance.