311 Preps for Rebellion Festival

Normally accustomed to marathon five-hour sets played every March 11 for their diehard fans, the band 311 is not intimidated by a simple festival date. “We just got done doing the Guitar Center Sessions, which is eight songs,” says 311 bassist Aaron Wills (aka P-Nut). “It was a total walk in the park. It’s the […]

Counting Crows on Tour

The American rock band Counting Crows is looking forward to showing off their new music during a worldwide tour this summer. Adam Duritz, the vocalist for Counting Crows, said that the band is eager to share their new music with fans, having spent most of the fall writing songs in New York and the winter […]

O.A.R. Releases New Single

O.A.R. put out a new single titled “Peace” off their upcoming album. This will be the first for the band’s new label Vanguard Records. The band is still in the process of finishing the album that was written and recorded in Nashville, Maryland and New York City. This album will mark the bands 8th overall. […]

Counting Crows seeking digital royalties

Digital downloading continues to impact the Music Industry. The iTunes store is the biggest cash crop when it comes to digital downloads and many bands feel they are missing out on their fair share of royalties. According to a recent article, The Counting Crows are the latest band to come after their label, seeking royalties […]

Hangout Music Festival announces lineup

According to an article, the lineup for Hangout Music Fest 2014 was recently announced. Some of the bigger acts include Outkast, The Killers and the Black Keys. The festival is becoming widely popular with a festival culture that emphasizes youth. It is located on the public beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. This year will be […]

Helping people remember with popular music

I came across a great article recently that talks about a study involving music and how it can spawn past memories to brain-injured patients. “In the first study of its kind, two researchers have used popular music to help severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories. Amee Baird and Séverine Samson outline the results and conclusions of […]

Google Glass to include music

I found an interesting article in the New York Times that talks about Google Glass now having music integrated into its eye wear. When a user puts on the glasses, they can then have an option to play a song from their own music library. You can choose which artist or song simply by voice command […]

O.A.R. to play pre-race show before Nascar Sprint Cup Sylvania 300

According to an article, O.A.R. will be playing a concert before the Nascar Sprint Cup Sylvania 300 kicks off. O.A.R. has been involved with Nascar ever since one of their album covers appeared on a Brian Vickers’ Sprint Cup car in 2006. Since then, they have played the All-Star Race and have been to a […]

311’s Nick Hexum Releasing Solo Album

311 frontman Nick Hexum is preparing for the release of his solo album My Shadow Pages on October 1. According to an interview with Nick on the fuse website, the album will mix rock, funk and jazz fusion. The album came together very organically as Nick and his brother Zach wanted to form a jam band for fun. They […]

O.A.R. Plays Hurricane Sandy Benefit

According to an article, O.A.R. will be headlining a concert to benefit the Jersey Shore after the devastating impacts of  hurricane Sandy. “The event will raise funds and awareness for the Foundation to Save the Jersey Shore, a grassroots organization committed to cutting through red tape to help superstorm Sandy survivors.” O.A.R. as a band is […]