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4 Reasons: Heart's Ann Wilson Touring "The Ann Wilson Thing" 

Catch the blues-rock of The Ann Wilson Thing, live. Plus hear a new song, below. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ann Wilson—yes, that Ann Wilson of Heart fame— is embarking on her first solo mini U.S. tour this fall. She is touring as The Ann Wilson Thing. Cool name, right? Ever since Dreamboat

Sexy Selfie: Mariah Carey Brings Back Her '90s Curls 

...and check out her cleavage. Mariah Carey burst onto the scene in the '90s with her big, defined curls. She has rocked a variety of coifs through her reign as one of pop music's biggest divas, usually going with a sleek, blown out and golden 'do. Well, Carey, who is currently rocking a Las Vegas

Music Regram: Florence Welch Gets Arty 

She is so unusual and unique. Flame-haired singer Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine is quite an unusual and unique beauty, both physically and musically. She posed in front of a painted studio door and looked beautifully boho while doing it. Her look is as unique as her sound and both are

Song Spotlight: Liz Brennan "Expected to Fly" 

Get your wings... Take a listen to Liz Brennan's "Expected to Fly" from her forthcoming album. Brennan specializes in "demented pop" and that's a very good thing. Her style is like a darker version of '80s stars, like Blondie and Pat Benatar. Although classically trained, Liz was always drawn to the

Interview: eMC 

Hip-hop trinity takes late night with The Tonite Show. eMC's The Tonite Show is one of hip-hop's ultimate triumvirates. 2008's The Show first brought together New York rap titans Masta Ace, Wordsworth, and Stricklin. However, this year's The Tonite Show sees them expand and sharpen their union

Song Review: Trivium "Silence In The Snow" 

Florida titans return with best single yet. Trivium give heavy metal exactly what it's been begging for with "Silence In The Snow," the title track of their seventh full-length album, Silence In The Snow, out October 2nd via Roadrunner Records. This is what the genre should sound like. The best way

3 Reasons: La Dispute Touring in November 

Grand Rapids alt/post/emo rock band are heading on the road. La Dispute have announced a headlining U.S. run in November. Japanese post-rock outfit Envy will support a West Coast Run and Pity Sex will support in Chicago and Denver. Why are we stoked? Why do you need to go? That's easy. 1. La Dispute

Sexy Selfie: Foxes Plays Keytar! 

Check out her summery look. Okay, so the keytar isn't a sexy instrument by any means. It's not cool, either. But when British singer Foxes straps on a red keytar and a pair of white shades, you can bet that it's sexy and cool as hell. Foxes has that transformative quality... at least with a keytar.

Music Regram: Jason Derulo Bros With Martin Garrix 

Music worlds collide! Jason Derulo and Martin Garrix posed for an awesome shot, with an adoring crowd behind them! It was a collision of genres and talents in one IG photo. We love how JD is clad in all white and Garrix is clad in all black, and how the photo has that aerial, panoramic vibe. It's

EP of the Week: Kaya Stewart 'In Love With A Boy' 

L.A. singer and songwriter delivers phenomenal soul-driven first EP. Kaya Stewart achieves EP of the Week for her In Love With A Boy EP out now via Warner Bros. Records. With these five tracks, the Los Angeles songstress (currently out on Warped Tour) pulls pop music into a DeLorean and drives it