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Escape Reality at the Psycho Festival!

The Psycho Festival 2018 lives up to its name in Las Vegas! The music festival encompasses three days of Heavy Metal, Death Metal, and Black Metal music. The dynamic festival is hosted at three different venues throughout the Hard Rock Casino and Resort. Guests enjoyed diverse performances from bands such as Ghastly Sound and Black Mare at Vinyl, Coven and Danzig at the Joint and Spirit Adrift and Voivod and the Paradise Pool. Lots of leather studded, boot wearing, tattooed fans lined up in anticipation of hardcore music and incredible performances. Let us not forget the "splosh pit" at the pool! For it's third year, the Psycho Festival displayed it's trademark for "Vegas' Best Festival." 

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New Order, Janelle Monae, Parquet Courts, and more perform this month at Long Beach’s MUSIC TASTES GOOD VOL.3

On September 29th and 30th, the 3rd annual Music Tastes Good Festival will take place at it’s home of Marina Greek Park in Long Beach, California! This will be the third year of Long Beach’s most beloved festival and the second year since the death of it’s creator, Josh Fischel. Before creating one of the best festivals in SoCal in 2016, Fischel directed Sublime documentary, “Stories, Tales, Lies & Exaggerations.”

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BEACH GOTH 2018: BACK IN THE HANDS OF THE GROWLERS & ANOTHER UNFORGETTABLE YEAR

The drama is over and Beach Goth officially belongs to The Growlers again! They introduced the world to Beach Goth festival back in 2012 and it has grown more massive every year since. Previous Beach Goths held some big names including King Krule, Alice Glass, Die Antwoord, and who could forget that beautiful moment it started raining during Future Islands in 2016?! Last year’s monumental performances by Girl Talk, The B-52’s, Modest Mouse, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, were more iconic performances in Beach Goth history. This year, you may have experienced a little Beach Goth deja-vu, since many artists this year have performed this festival before. For La Luz, The Drums, The Voidz, and the classic duo Jonathan Richman & Tommy Larkin, this 7th Beach Goth was not their first.

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Symphonic Distribution brings together Florida’s thriving independent music & art scene once again with Vibes of the Bay 2018

Vibes of the Bay is a one-day independent music festival in Tampa, Florida presented by Symphonic Distribution (@symphonicdistro). Held August 18th at Crowbar - one of Ybor City’s best live music venues - the event provides a platform that showcases the talent and distinctiveness of the growing music scene in the Tampa Bay area. From imaginative producers to psychotropic DJs, insightful rappers, electronic-infused rockers, & ethereal vocalists - almost all being innovative multi-instrumentalists - SymDistro brings together hundreds of bay area visual artists, photographers, influencers, bloggers, music and art lovers from all over Florida to celebrate & enjoy some of the best emerging music innovators to share the talented magic that is sprouting in south Florida.

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Female Musical Empowerment with Cherry Glazerr, Vagabon, and Shannon Lay at The Fonda

With New Year’s Eve on the horizon, it’s easy for great shows to slip through your fingers. If you were lucky, you made it to Hollywood for Cherry Glazerr at The Fonda. Anyone who found themselves at this Goldenvoice event was treated to an evening of *great* artists with female leads illuminating the stage. What better way to end a year full of Weinsteins than with some strong women rising in music!

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The Glamorous Florida Tour of Christina Schneider's Genius Grant and of Montreal

During December, of Montreal performed in various cities during their Florida tour such as Gainesville, Tampa, Orlando, and West Palm Beach. The band also performed the anticipated music festival Day for Night in Houston, Texas which was headlined by Nine Inch Nails and Thom Yorke. For the tenth anniversary of "Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?" a deluxe vinyl was released to commemorate the album. 

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Gary Numan's Savage Tour Comes to Pennsylvania

The night saw him highlight tracks that spanned all four decades of his career, but as each song bled seamlessly into the next with only the briefest pause in between, it felt as if they were meant to be played in that precise order. Combining the pulsing, electronic beats with stark, frenetic lighting, the atmosphere began to feel like a rave, an intoxicating, irresistible opportunity to become completely absorbed by the music, a feeling from which the band wasn't exempt.

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The Drums' The Abysmal Thoughts Album Review

The Drums seem to have perfectly crafted the balance between the pure and sinister forces of sound that emerge to surface full force with their record, Abysmal Thoughts.

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Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls close out two-year tour in Pittsburgh

The black backdrop that has hung from the stage during most of Frank Turner’s performances this year simply and perfectly encapsulated the artist and his backing band. Emblazoned with what has become a trademark symbol for the rock and roll singer-songwriter, taken from his days as a hardcore punk, is the letter X, each section punctuated with an initial: FTHC.

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