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– Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith – “Phone-y Fans” As a 5”2 female, many would think the biggest issue standing between me and the stage of a venue would be the giants who somehow always end up in front, but that’s not the case.On the very tips of my toes, my eyes attempt to look past the many cell phone cameras obstru…

Behind-the-scenes with A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera in-studio recording, “Say Something”. A GREAT BIG WORLD AND CHRISTINA AGUILERA PERFORMING, “SAY SOMETHING” ON THE VOICE TONIGHT (NOVEMBER 5th)

Trees (Dallas, TX) – Words and Photos by James Villa – If there is one thing I’ve learned about metal bands from overseas attempting to break into the American market, it’s this. The U.S. is a tough nut to crack. Not only are the fans of the music sophisticated in the bombastic ways the game is performed, they’ve heard…

– Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith / Photos by James Villa – On Tour caught up with psychedelic rock quintet, Un Chien back in May to have an exclusive listen to the recording of their up and coming album. Their highly anticipated single, “Gasoline Rainbow” is the magnum opus of the brilliant and imaginative band. Betwe…

– By James Villa – On Tour Monthly talks to Rich and Brian of Gemini Syndrome during Freaker’s Ball in Grand Prairie, Texas.

Vocalist and guitarist extraordinaire Gary Clark Jr. has announced that he will hit the road with Kings of Leon for the first leg of their 2014 U.S. arena tour, which kicks off next February. Check out below for full list of dates. Gary Clark Jr.’s Fall Tour: 11/10   Boston, MA – Royale Nightclub 11/11   Boston, MA – R…

1942 – 2013 Lou Reed’s final walk on the wild side By Bob Lefsetz Our rockers, they don’t last long. I came to the Velvet Underground late. I didn’t listen to their first LP and start a band. A friend played me “Sister Ray” back in ’68, but I saw no need to buy the album, same deal with the Mothers of Invention, I had…

– By Karl Heinz – Last year, Mastodon took the stage at London’s O2 Academy in Brixton, capping off the Atlanta-based band’s world tour in support of their critically acclaimed album The Hunter. This sold-out performance was Mastodon’s first show at the legendary Brixton venue.  Check out the sneak peek video below. Ma…