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Listen to Final Confession's New Song "Succubus" 

Michigan metallers Final Confession have shared their new song "Succubus," which will be the lead single off their forthcoming EP, the title of which is TBD. That said, the EP is out April 20. So this is a first taste and it's a slab of M-E-T-A-L. It's better than a wake cup of whatever revs your AM

Leighton Meester Is Touring 

Leighton Meester, the former Gossip Girl star and wife of Adam Brody, is also a musician! She has announced an upcoming tour that runs through February. Meester shared a gorgeous photo and captioned it with the dates on her Instagram. See the dates and that lovely face below! Feb 18 - Alexandria, VA

Gibson Teaming With Usain Bolt for Trainer Headphones 

If you are a runner, we've got some good news for you re: equipment. Gibson Brands, best known for its global leadership in musical instruments, consumer electronics and audio, has announced its entry into the headphone market. Trainer by Gibson is a new health-focused brand that captures the

Sexy Selfie of the Day: Sam Smith's Baby Blues 

Singer Sam Smith has a voice that could melt the polar ice caps. It's true blue-eyed soul. And his actual baby blues? OMGorgeous. Those peepers are as beautiful as his voice! Smith, who is openly gay, takes one helluva sexy selfie! His IG feed is full of 'em, but dis, dis one is the most

Wanna Play Summerfest? 

Wanna play Summerfest? Well, you might get the chance and we'll tell you how! Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. and ReverbNation have announced a three-year agreement commencing with Summerfest 2015. This strategic alliance makes ReverbNation the exclusive online submission platform for musical artists

Shariq Tucker Wins Guitar Center Drum-Off 

Congrats to Shariq Tucker, who has been named winner of Guitar Center's 26th Annual Drum-Off! Returning to the competition for the second year in a row, Shariq came out on top, taking home the winning title, along with an incredible prize packaging valued at over $45,000. Beating out over 5,000

Hear Ty Dolla $ign Rdio Session 

Ty Dolla Sign created his own seductive musical space that straddles rap and R&B. The songwriter and producer considers himself a singer over a rapper, but he's got bars that put average MCs to shame. If you've never heard him before, now is the time to get acquainted with this rising star, who

Lady Gaga and Adele Take an Epic Selfie 

Lady Gaga and Adele posed together for an epic selfie. While they both look gorgeous, especially Adele with her no makeup look, we have to wonder why the two pop powerhouses were together. Is there a duet in the works? Whatever the case, the selfie is epic! The snap was taken during a Wednesday