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Green Day Ugly Sweater

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Green Day is getting in on the Ugly Sweater game by releasing their own band ugly sweater. You can preorder it here. Alt AZ’s Ugly Sweater Holiday Party is on Monday, December 12th. Get more information here. (Source) Read More »

AFI ‘The Blood Tour’

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After all their cryptic messages about a new album, and new singles being released, AFI has announced that they’re touring. ‘The Blood Tour’ (like their album title) was announced on Twitter. AFI will be at The Marquee on February 17th. Tickets go on sale this Friday. Source Read More »

Alternative Bands Shine On Grammy Nomination List

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Twenty One Pilots are nominated for ‘Record Of The Year’ (Stressed Out), ‘Best Song Written For Visual Media’ (Heathens), ‘Best Rock Song’ (Heathens) , ‘Best Pop Duo/Group Performance’ (Stressed Out), and ‘Best Rock Performance’ (Heathens). Lukas Graham are nominated for ‘Record Of The Year’ (7 Years), ‘Song Of The Year’ (7 Years), and ‘Best Pop Duo/Group Performance’ (7 Years). Alabama Shakes got nominated ... Read More »

Legendary Entertainment Picks Up TV and Film Rights To “Dune”

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When people think of sci-fi classics, they often think of Dune, a novel written by Frank Herbert. Set in the distant future, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides, whose family accepts control of the desert planet Arrakis. As the only producer of a highly valuable resource, control of Arrakis is highly contested among the noble families. After Paul and ... Read More »

Local Boys, The Maine, Launch a Web Series

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The Maine (who are from Arizona) have launched ‘Miserable Youth’, a new web series, to follow up their 2015 album, ‘American Candy’.  Miserable Youth is filmed as life through the lens of The Maine. Watch the first episode here: The Maine is having a 10 year anniversary celebration/music festival at Crescent Ballroom. ‘8123 Fest’ will feature The Maine (of course) as well ... Read More »

Watch: Jack White, Margo Price Duet on ‘A Prairie Home Companion’

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If you don’t know what ‘A Prairie Home Companion is’, that’s ok, it just means that you’re probably under the age of 60. Every Saturday evening, ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ is broadcasted through NPR. It’s basically a radio variety show featuring skits, and musical acts (imagine a country version of SNL, but on the radio).  Recently, they featured Jack White ... Read More »

‘OMG Posters’ presents: A Decade of Rock Art

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Mitch Putnam, creator of ‘OMG Posters’ put together a book (with the help of many different artists) of insanely creative rock posters. This book includes many beautiful posters, with descriptions of the hard working artists, as well as a forward by Olly Moss, and Aaron Horkey. Here are some of the posters, the rest can be seen on Rolling Stone, ... Read More »