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Vampire Weekend And Steve Buscemi Get Awkward In Hilarious New Video

Vampire Weekend and actor Steve Buscemi have been spending a lot of time together lately, with Buscemi slated to direct the band’s live webcast from New York’s Roseland Ballroom on April 28. In advance of […]

04/29/2013

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Blackouts & Head Wounds: Imagine Dragons Gnarlier Than You Think

All the best rock bands have legends and myths swirling around them: the Led Zeppelin shark story, the Rolling Stones drug bust/Mars bar incident, any number of (untrue, one hopes) lurid things you may have heard about Rod Stewart. But by and large, today’s rock bands don’t have that same one-two bad boy punch. Rock, as a whole, faces the problem of being a bit faceless. Unlike their pop and hip-hop compatriots, it’s harder to develop a cult of personality around a group of people.

04/29/2013

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Imagine Dragons Recall The First Time They Heard Themselves On The Radio

Imagine Dragons are no strangers to the radio. They catapulted into the music scene with their single “It’s Time” last year and then popular follow up “Radioactive.” Their current hit “Demons” has also been climbing Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

04/08/2013

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Vampire Weekend Teamed Up With Steve Buscemi For NYC Easter Parade

It was a busy weekend for alternative rock acts looking to spend quality time with A-list actors. Radiohead/Atoms for Peace frontman Thom Yorke dished on everything from music to fatherhood in a wide-ranging interview with Alec Baldwin for his podcast. And it seems Vampire Weekend spent this weekend with revered character actor Steve Buscemi to take part in this year’s New York City Easter Parade.

04/01/2013

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Imagine Dragons Confirm Lollapalooza Performance

While the Lollapalooza lineup is still a much rumored discussion, Imagine Dragons let it slip that they’ll be playing the festival this summer.

03/26/2013

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Imagine Dragons On ‘Radioactive’ Video: ‘Lou Diamond Phillips Is A Total Riot’

If the comical, puppet-laden music video for Imagine Dragons breakout hit “Radioactive” featuring actor Lou Diamond Phillips came as something of a surprise for the intense tune, that reaction was exactly the band’s intention.

03/26/2013

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Vampire Weekend Reveal Two New Songs, ‘Diane Young’ And ‘Step’

After debuting new music live at their concert at SXSW last week, Vampire Weekend have revealed their first single, “Diane Young.”

03/19/2013

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Coldplay’s Chris Martin On Adam Yauch Tribute: “The Only Thing To Do Is To Sing”

On Friday, news broke of the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch’s passing after a difficult battle with cancer. Within minutes of the announcement, the Internet was a blaze with thoughts and sentiments from fans and celebrities […]

05/07/2012

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