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Young People Aren’t Pirating Music As Much As Previously Thought

According to a new study from the Cowen Group, young people (18-24 years old) are far more likely to pay for music than older people (45-65+ years old) are. As the chart above shows, people are less likely to pay for music as they age. However, with the progression towards using streaming services like Pandora, or Spotify, the numbers might soon change ... Read More »

Here’s Why Warped Tour Changed Their Phoenix Date

You might have heard that Warped Tour changed their Phoenix date. A statement from founder Kevin Lyman explains why he made this decision: “Unfortunately Vans Warped Tour and Panic! At The Disco & Weezer were scheduled on the same day in Phoenix this year. We have heard from many people who wanted to go to both shows, so we have been ... Read More »

Punks Not Dead, It’s Just A Bit Sleepy

Sparrow Sleeps is famous for making lullaby covers of your favorite punk, pop punk, and rock songs. Their newest album, ‘Hypersomniac’, is a nod to Green Day’s ‘Insomniac’, and includes softened up versions of Green Day’s hits like ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’, and ‘Basket Case’ . Insomniac music fans, and rocker parents alike will love not only this album, but might also ... Read More »

Artist Of The Year Goes To Twenty One Pilots At The 2016 APMA’s

Twenty One Pilots are on a roll this year. They’re on their Emotional Roadshow Tour, and have just dropped their new single, ‘Heathens’. To put a cherry on top, they won Artist Of The Year at this years APMA’s. Watch: Twenty One Pilots introduced by Paramore at the APMA’s Twenty One Pilots will be at Talking Stick Resort Arena on July ... Read More »