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Video Premiere: The 4onthefloor's "Don't Tell Me" 

Minneapolis rock & roll band takes over the backyard. Watch, don't "Tell!" Today, we are premiering The 4onthefloor's video for "Don't Tell Me," from their album All In, out now. It's a ragin' good time. Sort of! These alt rockers craft a gritty, dirty Delta Blues rock with a rootsy vibe. The music

Interview: Till Lindemann & Peter Tägtgren 

Worlds collide and make rock magic when Rammstein's frontman and Pain and Hypocrisy visionary show their Skills In Pills! There's nothing quite like hearing Rammstein singer Till Lindemann's booming croon over a gnashingly gorgeous soundscape from Peter Tägtgren of Pain and Hypocrisy. That chemistry

New Owl City Coming July 10; Hear "Verge" 

3 things we know and are excited about, plus hear a new track. Pop troubadour Owl City, aka Adam Young, will release his forthcoming fifth full-length album, Mobile Orchestra, on Friday, July 10. Here are three things we know and why we are excited about the album. The features rule, including Aloe

Sexy Selfie: Ciara Does Cop Chic So, So Well 

See CiCi in this backstage shot. R&B diva Ciara may be dunzo with rapper Future, even though they have a son, who just turned a year old, and she may be dating Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. But that isn't stopping the singer for continuing to post the sexiest of selfies and posing for

Music Regram: KISS Are Immortalized in Chalkboard Form 

You wanted the best. You got the best... in chalk. KISS shared this snap on their official Instagram account, of a young and impressionable, grade school rocker who immortalized the band in a chalk rendering on a slate board! How amazing! Ladies and gentlemen, and KISS fans, we have a budding artist

Song Review: Little Mix "Black Magic" 

UK foursome return with most magical single to date, previewing their next full-length! Little Mix cast quite the spell with their brand new single "Black Magic" out now via SYCO/Columbia Records. Hot off recently co-writing "Pretty Girls" for Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea, the foursome sound

Retroactive Classic: Atreyu 'The Curse' 

Southern California metal quintet lit up the genre with defining 2004 work. Atreyu The Curse"> Atreyu created a metal classic with 2004's The Curse. Following their 2002 debut, Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses, the Southern California outfit—featuring Alex Varkatzas [lead vocals], Brandon

Lady Gaga's 10 Most Candid & Intimate Instagrams 

See the pop diva in all sorts of light. Lady Gaga is hardly ever seen without her heels and that is something she works to make sure of, as a conscious effort. She is one of the fashion icons of her generation and she is almost always on when it comes to her look, her style and her image. That is,

Q&A: Take Aim with The Great Discord 

Two horns up! Metal rules! The Great Discord are releasing Duende on Metal Blade on June 2, so we invited them into our little Take Aim ring to celebrate a week ahead of the album's bow. They all participated, so it was a handicap match, but we handled them. Get to know 'em. We did all the heavy

Premiere: for KING & COUNTRY on "Front and Center" 

Watch the public television show teaser and "Run Wild performance from the Australian-American faith-based group. Today, we're premiering a full song and episode teaser from public TV's Front and Center, featuring for KING & COUNTRY's song "Run Wild." Check your local listings for airdates and