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Stacc Styles

  Band Members Stacc Styles Hometown: Tucson, Arizona Record Label: Unsigned Aaron Tacker(born Jan 27, 1984), best known by his stage name Stacc Styles, is a an Arizona MC who raps solo as well as with rap groups CCS CREW (Cultivate Creative Sound) and Tustoned Kids. Aaron Tacker grew up in Tucson Arizona with fellow …

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Moments Till Fall

About Moments Till Fall     Focusing on creating music that combines heavy and melodic sounds all while keeping it groovy is something that Moments Till Fall strives for. They combine different styles of music and incorporate all genres that they can to ensure listeners can move when they hear it. The end goal is getting fans …

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Palm Trees & Power Lines

BIO Florida-based rock band Palm Trees & Power Lines fuses high-energy pop and punk, like the perfectly off-balanced offspring of Fall Out Boy and 5 Seconds of Summer.   The band (a.k.a. PTPL) started playing together in 2012 and features Florida natives Josh Cravey (vocals/guitar), Shafer Tasso (vocals/guitar), Kyle Bailey (bass), and Casey Johnson (drums). Palm …

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Mors Principium Est

Mors Principium Est- AFM Records Members: Ville Viljanen – vocals (2000 – present) Mikko Sipola – drums (1999 – present) Teemu Heinola – bass (2001 – present) Andy Gillion – guitar (2011–present) Kevin Verlay – guitar (2014–present) Albums: Inhumanity (2003, reissued in 2006) The Unborn (2005) Liberation = Termination (2007) …And Death Said Live (2012) …

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Mac Sabbath Brings “Drive-Thru Metal” to Tucson

“Better than Chic-fil-AC/DC, Dairy Queensryche, and Burger King Diamond put together!” -KFCC DeVille   Like Black Sabbath? Hate fast food companies? Mac Sabbath is for you. Formed in Los Angeles in 2014, they are the self-proclaimed kings of “Drive-Thru Metal” and are a sight to behold. They play Black Sabbath classics, reworked with anti-fast food …

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IpoRadio Partners with ION Magazine

The recent partnership with ION Indie Magazine and IPO Radio couldn’t be more perfect, as we are both on a mission to bring the best Indie artists to music lovers around the globe online. Just as ION Indie Magazine, IPO Radio supports and staffs artists/musicians and photojournalists who donate their time to bring the audience …

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3PM

Genre Pop Punk Band Members Brennan Stark- Vocals/Bass Scott Montgomery- Guitar Brandon Millman- Drums Hometown Owings Mills Record Label Unsigned Bio The spirit of a band is its strongest asset and for Baltimore pop punk trio 3PM, it is undeniable and captivating. According to the band, pop punk is a manifestation of everything they believe …

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From Ashes To New

Genre: Rap-Rock/Alternative Metal Band Members Matt Brandyberry (Vocals/Guitar/Keys/Programming) Chris Musser (Vocals) Dan Kecki (Guitar) Branden “Boo” Kreider (Guitar/Vocals) Garrett Russell (Bass, Boyish Good Looks) Tim D’onofrio (Drums) Hometown: Lancaster, PA Record Label: Better Noise Records Links: http://betternoiserecords.com/artists/from-ashes-to-new/ Subscribe: http://youtube.com/fromashestonew Follow: http://twitter.com/fromashestonew Bio Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the sort of town of which there are many hundred all across America: …

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Arizona Rapper Stacc Styles Takes You “Inside The Ride”

“Look into the flames, see the eye of the dragon” There is a dragon waking in the desert southwest that goes by the name of Stacc Styles. Styles has long been an important fixture of Tucson, Arizona’s Hip-Hop scene and is now on a crusade to bring his brand of “High Energy Hip-Hop” to a …

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Crossover pioneers Pro-Pain set to release new album

The New York “crossover” band Pro-Pain, long a staple of the heavy music scene in America, will release their 15th studio album, “Voice Of Rebellion”, in the U.S. on June 23. “Crossover” is a fusion of Thrash Metal and Hardcore Punk that was largely a product of the east coast music scene of the 1980s. …

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Bury_Tomorrow

About iTunes : http://bit.ly/1jVM8CH Merch Bundles: http://bit.ly/1hHqxcP‘ Basic Info Founded 2006 Genre Metal Members Davyd Winter Bates – Bass Daniel Winter Bates – Vocals Adam Jackson – Drums Jason Cameron – Vocals/Guitars Kristan Dawson- Guitars Hometown Portsmouth/Southampton, UK Record Label Nuclear Blast General Manager jamie.osman@redlightmanagement.com Current Location Portsmouth/Southampton Contact Info Website http://www.burytomorrow.co.uk Press Contact UK: …

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Legendary The Melvins on 49-show US tour

The word “legend” , much like the word “great”, is thrown around far too frequently in our society. To be legendary in my book you have to not only kick some serious ass, but you have to do it for a seriously long time. In addition, you have to influence others who then go on …

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Tora Woloshin

Recently touring with B.O.B., The LA born, Tucson Arizona based recording artist Tora Woloshin is an emerging force on the Pop music scene. With explosive live shows featuring her sexy and soulful vocal tones, she performs today’s top hits along with her emerging hit making original material. Tora has developed a musical style that is …

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Dead Heroine

  Genre: post hardcore Band Members Moa Henriksson – Vocals,Guitar Nathan Gignac – Guitar Sam Bibo – Bass David Rehmann – Drums Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Bio Hailing out of Los Angeles CA and pooling from bands like Norma Jean, Architects, and Tonight Alive, Dead Heroine puts out a mean foundation of assaulting dissonance while …

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Rise Records bought out by BGM

BMG recently acquired Rise Records in a multi-million dollar exchange, (via Music Business Worldwide). This comes not even two weeks after Fearless Records announced that they had been purchased by Concord Bicycle Music. 

Rise owner Craig Ericson founded the label in 1991, which is now home to groups such as Of Mice & Men, the Devil Wears Prada, Memphis May Fire and many others. 

“I’m thrilled to work with BMG and I know Rise Records and its bands will benefit greatly from this new partnership,” shares Craig.

Despite the overall market dropping by three-and-a-half percent in 2014’s final quarter, sales of hard-rock artists increased by eight percent.

“Rise Records is more than a record label. It is a cultural phenomenon which has harnessed digital media to create a genuine community,” shares Laurent Hubert, Creative & Marketing President at BMG.

Read an excerpt from Hypebot’s report below.

Under the deal with BMG, Rise will continue to operate from Portland, Oregon under Ericson. BMG will handle back office functions and will offer Rise artists access to its international network. Rise currently generates around 95% of its revenue in the US. Details of the acquisition were not revealed.

Watch Hayley Williams star as the Crimson Curse in Taylor Swift’s new “Bad Blood” music video

Last night, Taylor Swift‘s highly anticipated “Bad Blood” music video premiered at the Billboard Music Awards. Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams stars in the clip as the Crimson Curse. She and Swift are joined by a legendary cast, which includes Kendrick Lamar (who drops two verses as well), Ellie Goulding, Jessica Alba, Selena Gomez, Lena Dunham, Hailee Steinfeld, Zendaya, Karlie Kloss, Lily Aldridge, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Mariska Hargitay, Ellen Pompeo, Martha Hunt, Serayah and Gigi Hadid. Check out the video below and leave us a comment with your thoughts.

Video: Here’s Taylor Swift, Hayley Williams, Chris Carrabba singing a Dashboard Confessional song together

Former Three Days Grace frontman teams with Staind, ex-Finger Eleven members for new band—listen

Former Three Days Grace frontman Adam Gontier has teamed up with Staind guitarist Mike Mushok, former Finger Eleven drummer Rich Beddoe and bassist Corey Lowery to form Saint Asonia. The band have relea…

The Word Alive drummer Luke Holland breaks foot on tour

The Word Alive drummer Luke Holland has been forced to head home early from the band’s current tour due to breaking his foot. While we aren’t sure what caused the injury, we do know that the band has recruited drum tech Matt Horn to fill in while Holland recovers, saving them from missing any impending shows. Horn appeared on the band’s 2012 LP, Life Cycles.

Read more: Linkin Park cancel tour with Rise Against, Of Mice & Men due to injury

Read an official statement from the band below and leave Luke some get-well-soon wishes in the comments!

Op-Ed: “The way we communicate is at a pivotal point, and I fear for today’s youth.”—Kevin Lyman

In recent weeks, accusations regarding the activities of some members of the YouTube community have lit up the internet. Because those participants were slated to join this year’s Vans Warped Tour, the controversy got blown up even further, putti…

Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz & Patrick Stump on their evolving sound

Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy talk about the transition from Save Rock And Roll to their latest album, American Beauty/American Psycho. The band are currently covering our 30th anniversary issue, which is on newsstands now. Get…

Jarrod Alonge teams with Set It Off’s Cody Carson for new Sunrise Skater Kids song

Jarrod Alonge has teamed up with Set It Off’s Cody Carson and fellow YouTuber Stevie T for a new Sunrise Skater Kids song. Listen to “Love Me Back” below and leave us a comment with your thoughts.

The track is taken from Alonge’s upcoming debut satire album, Beating A Dead Horse, which is due out May 26. The LP was engineered, mixed and produced by former Attack Attack! member Johnny Franck, and features guest appearances from members of For Today, Intervals and other YouTubers. 

Listen: Jarrod Alonge takes on Asking Alexandria, BMTH, more with “Hey Jarrod, What’s That Song Again?

You’ll be able to catch Jarrod all summer long on the Vans Warped Tour where he will be Fearless Records’ exclusive pit reporter.

The MI Conversation Series continues with an in-depth interview with Falling In Reverse

The third installment in the MI Conversation Series, hosted by AP’s West Coast Editor, Ryan J. Downey, is here!  In this candid, often hilarious, and revealing long form interview in front of a live audience, Ronnie Radke and the rest of th…

Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack working on new Andy Black material

Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack has recently been in the studio working on new solo material for his Andy Black moniker. He has also given a tentative timeframe for a release of the new music: late this year or early 2016. You can read a …

The lost gallery: 47 stunning APMAs photos you’ve never seen

The lost gallery: 47 stunning APMAs photos you’ve never seen

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