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Maná Frontman Says Donald Trump ‘Is Creating Racism Not Seen Since Hitler’

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.27.2016 | Latino Voices

Mexican rock group Maná and its frontman, Fher Olvera, are deeply concerned about what the 2016 presidential election could mean for Latinos. “We s...

Video Premiere: Meet Roanoke, the Band That Stays Together, Plays Together

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

How many new bands would dare to test fate and release their debut album on Friday the 13th?   Roanoke, for one. And the Nashville-based outfit named...

Ecopolis Iowa City: Interview With Katie Roche, Artists in the Regenerative City

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.22.2016 | Green
Jeff Biggers

As cities launch aggressive climate action initiatives, including the Compact of Mayors' agreement, how are artists playing a key role in re-envisioning urban planning with new stories and narratives, bringing together diverse communities for lively conversations, and galvanizing local action?

Bad Reed's "Punch It" Brings Unique Mix To Canadian Rock

Bridget Fitzgerald | Posted 03.21.2016 | Entertainment
Bridget Fitzgerald

Bad Reed's new EP, "Punch It," creates a one-of-a-kind calling card for the Ontario-based rock band that feels very now. "All of us kinda draw from di...

Stone Temple Pilots and Their Search for a New Lead Singer

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.02.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

It's the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to be the lead singer of the Stone Temple Pilots, the legendary, award-winning rock band, responsible f...

Astoria Characters: The Leaders of the Band

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.16.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The map on the wall is punctuated with round red pins that look like Rudolph's reindeer nose. Each one of them, Ben Taylor explains, marks the spot where Beecher's Fault, the band he leads with Ken Lamken, has played.

San Francisco Alt/Metal-Rockers The Institution

Seth Ferranti | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment
Seth Ferranti

Every now and then a band comes along whose music real moves you and The Institution is one of those bands. The four piece, led by singer/guitarist so...

Chris Vos: From Behind the Six String

Jason Landry | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment
Jason Landry

"The roll matters as much as the rock, and the roll is where the soul is." ~ Chris Vos Have you seen The Record Company yet? The first response that...

Astoria Characters: The New Father

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.19.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Kyle Marshall is still new at this father stuff, and he wants to make sure he's doing a good job.

As Tall As Lions Reunite and Roar Again at Webster Hall

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.29.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Exactly five years ago this month, at the peak of their career Long Island alternative rockers As Tall As Lions played their final shows in the U.S. at Highline Ballroom.

The Kickback Gears Up for Their Full-Length Debut, Sorry All Over the Place

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 09.16.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Craving new music? Check out The Kickback, an American indie rock band from South Dakota.

Brooklyn's Fort Lean Cultivates Strange Utopia with Quiet Day

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Ever wonder about the mysterious world your brain travels to when you start to daydream without notice, or when you experience that dreamlike, transcendental state that briefly occurs before you jolt up in a slightly confused haze?

WATCH: 4th Generation Business Thrives With Unbreakable Bond

HooplaHa | Posted 08.05.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

Tim Currie is a devoted family man, just like the two generations that came before him. He is the proud owner of Currie's Tires of Norwalk, CT, which ...

Japanese Granny-Band Will Make You Want To Get Up And Dance

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.31.2015 | Fifty

Japan's latest pop sensation isn't some typical, fresh-faced teeny bopper -- it's 33, young-at-heart grandmas.... average age: 84. Meet KBG84. All th...

Highly Suspect's Johnny Stevens Bares All (and Gives Zero F*cks)

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Don't be mistaken -- Highly Suspect is definitely not your average "boy band." So exactly what is it about this trio that makes them so special? Well, aside from their striking good looks... just about everything.

The Vanity -- Real Talk with Frontman Alex Dugan

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet The Vanity, a band that recently broke into Austin's competitive music scene and is tearing it up with their raw talent.

Scale the Summit -- The Odyssey Begins

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.16.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Scale the Summit, an American instrumental and progressive rock band based out of Houston, isn't your average cup o' joe.

How to Fit Your Own Bra Size at Home

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

Most women walk out of the house wearing at least two things every day: underwear and a bra. Now our underwear usually always fits...but what about our bra? It's reported that 85% of us wear the wrong size bra, which simply doesn't make sense when it's the foundation of our upper torso.

Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)

The Young Guns on Touring, Thailand and Beer with Ricky Gervais

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet the Young Guns, an English rock band whose sound has been described as "the Killers meets The Academy Is..." With a history that includes a no. ...

Get Ready for the Sound of Kaleo

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.01.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Haven't heard of Kaleo? Listen to "All the Pretty Girls" and you'll have 'em on repeat.

Darkness Disguised As Light: An Interview With King Woman

Summer Noblé | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Summer Noblé

Front woman of Bay Area's dark, doom and dreamlike King Woman, Kristina Esfandiari, talks growing up in a spiritually oppressive environment, music as a form of therapy, and the band's first EP: the haunting and addictive "Doubt"

Rush and Me

Patrick Hicks | Posted 06.06.2015 | Entertainment
Patrick Hicks

My favorite rock band is celebrating their 40th anniversary this summer and I can't wait to see them on stage again. The tour, known simply as R40, will find Rush digging deep into their musical vault and performing songs both new and old. Fans like me can't wait.

Peru: New York Trio Debuts Retro Pop With "I Need You"

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 05.30.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

The cover of Peru's debut EP Ordinary People is a rendered pineapple, the delicious prize of the Caribbean that came to denote hospitality sometime during the 17th century.

Astoria Characters: The Trivia Guy You Saw on TV

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.18.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Well-known fact: Ken Jennings won $100,000 yesterday on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire. Little-known fact: Tony Hightower is the guy who couldn't give him the right answer.