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Chris Hardwick's ID10T Music Festival + Comic Conival

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  ID10T Music Festival & Comic Conival will take over the Shoreline Amphitheatre and surrounding grounds in Mountain View, CA on Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th. Created and hosted by Chris Hardwick, one of the most recognizable faces in pop culture fandom and one of today’s top touring stand up comedians, ID10T(pronounced I-D-ten-T) will combine chart-topping musicians, renowned comedians, makers, and some of the most influential people in the entertainment industry, together in one place for a once-in-a-lifetime weekend experience.

Today, ID10T has announced a slew of additions to its already impressive lineup. Musical guest Tank And The Bangas have been added to Saturday’sShoreline Amphitheatre Main Stage lineup, alongside Weezer, OK Go, Lord Huron, and more. With their fun and uniquely energetic sound, Tank And The Bangas were the winners of the 2017 NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest. Comedians Greg Proops, Brent Weinbach, Dan Mintz, Marcella Arguello, Jonah Ray, and Mike P…

BAND SPOTLIGHT: ALIEN KNIFE FIGHT HAILING OUT OF CREEDMOOR, TEXAS

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Alien Knife Fight Release Stunning DIY Official Video for Empowering New Single, "Flightplan"


Indie Rock's Best Kept Secret Alien Knife Fight, comprised of vocalist/bassist Monique Ortiz and drummer Michael Howard, are gearing up to join fellow Texans Scott H Biram and Jesse Dayton on a West Coast run, and are preparing fans with the release of an elegant, lo-fi music video for their newest single, "Flightplan.""Flightplan" is a compelling, Gospel-like aria, with scenes of Monique's captivating performance style and dreamy imagery laid over for a perfect visualization of the song's subversive narrative.

   "'Flightplan' is really about how much of my creative life has been a very steep uphill climb. In many ways it's my 'fuck you' to everyone who has written me off, been dismissive of me and my work, and for all those who have and continue to ignore me altogether ("too bad you're late to the party"). Since …

Architects @ The Glass House

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Architects at the Glass House in Pomona were nothing short of magical. I've been waiting for a couple years to see them and they don't tour the US often since they're from the U.K. They had planned to be out here around the same time last year, but due to an unforeseen and unfortunate event of losing their brother/band mate Tom Searle they had to cancel. Tom was their guitarist and writer, he had lost a battle with cancer and when news broke out everyone was heartbroken, but nonetheless supportive of the band in their fragile state. At one point in their set, vocalist Sam Carter dedicated their whole success to Tom and their future as well. He had said, "everything from here on out is because of Tom, he made the band to what we are today and we are forever grateful." 



The show was super sold out, hitting max capacity, maybe even over that. It brought tears to Sam's eyes when he said he never thought he'd be performing in front of this many people, especial…

ROCK BAND KANSAS TO CARRY ON LEFTOVERTURE 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR TO EVEN MORE SELECT U.S. CITIES DUE TO HIGH DEMAND

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KANSAS will be expanding their highly successful Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour to more parts of the United States in the fall of 2017!  Billboard announced the expansion of the tour in an exclusive article and interview here:http://bit.ly/2msBQChFor the first time in its 43-year history, the band is performing the hit album in its entirety.  The tour showcases more than two hours of classic KANSAS music including hit songs, deep cuts, and new songs from their new album, The Prelude Implicit.Based on incredible demand, dates have been confirmed for a final U.S. leg of theLeftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour across cities such as San Francisco, CA; San Diego, CA; Houston, TX; Minneapolis, MN; Topeka, KS; Champaign, IL; Wichita, KS; Knoxville, TN; Toledo, OH; Jacksonville, FL; and many more."We are having so much fun doing these Leftoverture 40th Anniversary shows, we just want to keep doing them," comments KANSAS guitarist and original member Richard Williams. "We had …

Riksha Release Official Video For "Five Stages of Numb"

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   Heavy Nu Metal Band RIKSHA has released the Official Music Video for the title track of their upcoming album, Five Stages Of Numb. The band has also inked a worldwide deal with Zombie Shark Records, the new record label from Noah “Shark” Robertson (Motograter, Ex-The Browning). The band’s latest album, Five Stages Of Numb, was recorded at Elevate Studios by notable producer and drummer for Chelsea Grin, Pablo Viveros. Album art was provided by Die Elster. Five Stages Of Numb will be available May 12, 2017, but can be pre-ordered NOW.


Riksha’s sound is affectionately known as “throg”, a mixture of “thrash” and “progressive”. The band can best be compared to groove metal and nu metal bands such as Mudvayne, Tool, Pantera, Coal Chamber, Soulfly, Nothingface, and American Head Charge.Riksha frontman Palmer states, “We couldn’t be more excited to be working with Zombie Shark Records and the great bands they represent.”Zombie Shark Records label manager Michael Boodagh states, “Riksha is …