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Semi Precious Weapons Announce Headlining “Dirty Showbiz” Tour

August 31, 2010 by  
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Semi Precious Weapons, who have spent the last nine months out on the Monster Ball Tour with Ms. Gaga have announced a string of headlining tour dates that they’re calling their “Dirty Showbiz” tour.  The tour will hit 13 cities this fall, are they hitting yours?  Full dates below:

9/20/10     Atlanta, GA                Masquerade
9/22/10     Houston, TX               Numbers
9/23/10     Dallas, TX                  The Loft
9/25/10     Las Vegas, NV           Hard Rock Café**
9/27/10     Los Angeles,CA         El Rey
9/28/10     San Francisco, CA     Slims
9/30/10     Chicago, IL                 Subterranean
10/2/10     Toronto, ONT              Wrong Bar**
10/3/10     Montreal QC               Belmont**
10/5/10     Philadelphia, PA         Northstar
10/7/10     Washington, DC         Rock n Roll Hotel
10/8/10     New York, NY             Irving Plaza
10/9/10     Boston, MA                 Royale**  

**Shows noted with this symbol are 18 and over

Switchfoot Announce Fall Tour Dates

August 31, 2010 by  
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Switchfoot have announced they will be heading out  with The Almost this fall on a tour that launches October 1st in Lynchberg, VA.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Thursday, September 2nd. For further details, visit http://www.switchfoot.com.

Full tour dates listed below:
 
9/4         Marietta, GA      Jim R. Miller Park – Celebrate Freedom Atlanta
9/5          Lexington, KY                  Questapalooza
10/1         Lynchburg, VA                  Liberty University  
10/2         Cheswick, PA                  Ches-A-Rena  
10/3         Philadelphia, PA                  Electric Factory  
10/5         Richmond, VA                  The National   
10/6         Norfolk, VA                           The Norva  
10/7         Montgomery, AL           Huntington College Top Stage   
10/8         Baton Rouge, LA                  Varsity Theatre    
10/10         Austin, TX                           Austin City Limits
10/14         Omaha, NE                           Sokol Auditorium  
10/15         St. Charles, MO                  TBD  
10/16         Kansas City, KS                  Memorial Hall 
10/29         Avila Beach, CA                  TBD  

Video: Paramore – The AP Sessions Live

August 31, 2010 by  
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Check out the video performance below of Paramore performing an intimate acoustic set at the AP Skyscraper in honor of the magazine’s 25th anniversary.  The band performs “Feeling Sorry”.

Tune In Now For The Live Stone Sour Album Release Performance

August 30, 2010 by  
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The Live stream of the Stone Sour album release party at The Studio at Webster Hall has just kicked off. Watch it below.

All Time Low Announce “My Small Package Tour”

August 30, 2010 by  
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All Time Low is getting ready to kick off a small tour starting in October where they’ll be hitting up small venues – a chance for fans to check them out up close and personal.  The tickets go on sale starting on Setember 4th. 

Joining them on tour will be A Rocket To The Moon and City(comma)State.  Visit the band’s website for a video regarding the tour as well as ticket on sale info.

Tour dates listes below:

10/18 North Star Bar – Philadelphia, PA
10/19 Middle East Downstairs – Boston, MA
10/20 Webster Theater – Hartford, CT
10/22 Irving Plaza – New York, NY
10/23 Recher Theatre – Towson, MD
10/24 Shelter - Detroit, MI
10/25 Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH
10/28 The Rave II (Downstairs) – Milwaukee, WI
10/29 Triple Rock – Minneapolis, MN
10/30 The Blue Moose Tap - Iowa City, IA
11/01 The Firebird  – St. Louis, MO
11/03 Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO
11/04 Avalon Theater - Salt Lake City, UT
11/06 El Corazon  -Seattle, WA
11/07 Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR
11/08 The Boardwalk - Orangevale, CA
11/09 Bottom of the Hill  -San Francisco, CA
11/10 Troubadour  -Los Angeles, CA
11/12 Chain Reaction  – Anaheim, California
11/13 The Rock – Tucson, AZ
11/15 House of Blues- Cambridge Room  – Dallas, TX
11/17 The Social  – Orlando, FL

Concert Gallery: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals at Mountain Park in Holyoke, MA

August 30, 2010 by  
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Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
August 25, 2010
Mountain Park – Holyoke, MA
Photos by:  Dave Barnum

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CMJ 2010 Initial Line-Up Announced

August 30, 2010 by  
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CMJ 2010 Music Marathon & Film Festival is set to take place on October 19-23 all over NYC.  The initial listing of participating bands and artists has been announced (with many more to come).

Here is the first round of performing artists: DeVotchKa, Surfer Blood, Two Door Cinema Club, School of Seven Bells, Bad Books (feat. Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra), Four Tet, The Drums, Ghostface Killah, Greg Dulli, Helmet, Lissie, Foreign Exchange, Katzenjammer, Kristen Schall & Friends, Dean & Britta, Bayside, Senses Fail, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Salem, The Blow, Small Black, Big Freedia, Dominique Young Unique, Angus & Julia Stone, Frankie and the Heartstrings, Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr, and Langhorne Slim.

Hundreds of additional acts will be announced in the upcoming weeks, so you can always visit www.cmj.com/marathon for continuous artist updates.

Spotlight Band: Since Forever

August 30, 2010 by  
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sinceforevermain 298x300 Spotlight Band:  Since Forever“Remember that time you liked that boy and all you could think about was what it would be like to kiss him and your friends told you that it wouldn’t work but you knew in your heart of hearts that it would be perfect. That is Since Forever.”

I recently had a chance to talk to the band (Zach Easterwood on lead vocals, Jason Friedman on drums, Brendan Johnson on guitar and vocals, Eric Woodie on bass and Taylor Easterwood on guitar and vocals) about how they met, their innovative ways of getting themselves out there and their new L.O.V.EP due out on October 19th.

Interviewed by:  Stacie Caddick-Dowty
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CD Review: 10 Years / Feeding The Wolves

August 30, 2010 by  
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 Feeding The Wolves
Universal Republic
Release Date:  August 31, 2010

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Reviewed by:  Justin Bartz
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TWRY Video of the Week: American Bang / Wild and Young

August 30, 2010 by  
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American Bang’s new self-titled major label debut drops on Tuesday.  If you’re a fan of melodic southern rock, check them out!  Their video for “Wild And Young” is our video of the wek!  Check it out below:

For more on American Bang visit their website here.

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