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Sasquatch! 2016 Lineup Announced, feat. The Cure, Alabama Shakes, Disclosure

posted by Oscar January 12, 2016

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The 2016 lineup for Sasquatch! Music Festival has been revealed and it will be headlined by the likes of Florence + The Machine, The Cure, Disclosure, and Major Lazer. The 15th anniversary edition of the fest will take place over four days at the Gorge in George, Washington over Memorial Day Weekend (May 27th – 30th).

Also appearing on this year’s lineup will be heavy-hitters like Alabama Shakes, ASAP Rocky, Sufjan Stevens, M83, Grimes, Jamie xx, Mac DeMarco, Big Grams, Vince Staples, and Vic Mensa. See the rest of the lineup in the poster above or on the Sasquatch! website.

General admission and VIP passes go on sale Tuesday, January 12th at 10:00 a.m. PST. Get those here.

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Album Stream: ‘The Art of McCartney’ feat. The Cure, Bob Dylan, Kiss + more

posted by Oscar November 12, 2014

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The Paul McCartney tribute album The Art Of McCartney has been made available for streaming ahead of its full release on November 18.

The album recruited major artists including contemporaries of McCartney’s like Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, and Smokey Robinson, and acts that grew up as fans of his work like KISS, The Cure, and Def Leppard. The songs covered feature cuts from Sir Paul’s entire catalog, which includes his time with The Beatles and Wings, plus his solo work.

Stream it after the jump. Continue Reading

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Video: The Cure – “Hello Goodbye” (The Beatles Cover)

posted by Oscar September 10, 2014

This is perfection.

This coming November 18 will see the release of The Art Of McCartney, a tribute album dedicated to the work of one of the greatest songwriters of the 20th Century: Sir Paul McCartney. The special compilation will feature covers from Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), KISS, Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Smokey Robinson, Alice Cooper, and many others.

Our first look at this album comes via The Cure, who brought along James McCartney (Paul’s son) to help them play a gorgeous rendition of The Beatles’ “Hello Goodbye.” It’s just brilliant from start to end, with the band playing a version of the song that’s pretty close to the original but with just enough Cure quirks to make it their own.

See all tracks and participating bands below. Continue Reading

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Riot Fest & Carnival 2014 Chicago Daily Lineup

posted by Oscar July 24, 2014

Riot Fest 2014 Daily Lineup

One of our favorite music festivals, Riot Fest, has today announced the daily lineup for Riot Fest & Carnival 2014 Chicago. The fest will take play Friday, 9/12 to Sunday, 9/14 at Humboldt Park. Friday will see acts like Jane’s Addiction, Rise Against, Slayer and The Offspring. Saturday has The National, The Flaming Lips, the Wu-Tang Clan, The Orwells and Skaters. Finally, Sunday’s lineup boasts The Cure, Weezer, Cheap Trick, Andrew W.K. and ShowYouSuck.

The image above shows the entire lineup so you can see when bands like Pussy Riot, GWAR, Metric, Taking Back Sunday, The Used, and Dashboard Confessional will be playing.

Buy your single day and 2-day tickets here:http://goo.gl/SVgQ5k

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Riot Fest 2014 Lineup feat. The Cure, Jane’s Addiction, Weezer, Wu-Tang Clan

posted by Oscar May 13, 2014

Riot Fest 2014

Another one of our favored festivals has finally unveiled their lineup for this year and it sure has delivered great names! The highlights for the 2014 edition of Riot Fest include huge names like The Cure, Jane’s Addiction, Rise Against, Weezer, The Flaming Lips, Slayer, The Offspring, Wu-Tang Clan, and Cheap Trick. Some of the other notable acts are Taking Back Sunday, Dropkick Murphys, Gogol Bordello, Dashboard Confessional, Andrew W.K., Skaters and The Orwells. Even long-time POD favorite, ShowYouSuck is on this! This lineup kicks ass!

Riot Fest Chicago will take place in Humboldt Park September 12, 13, & 14; tickets on sale at 8pm CDT: http://goo.gl/6yMNAS

For the Denver lineup (similar lineup with some overlap on the headliners) see here; tickets: On sale at 7pm MDT: http://goo.gl/Vog1FQ

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Lollapalooza 2013 Live-Stream Schedule

posted by Oscar July 31, 2013

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Lollapalooza is only a few days away and we couldn’t be more pumped. Many people won’t be having the opportunity to be at Grant Park this weekend, but the festival organizers have a live-stream set up for the festival which will allow you to catch sets from acts like The Cure, Queens Of The Stone Age, and Mumford and Son.

Tune into the live webcast this weekend (Aug. 2-4) at Lollapalooza’s official YouTube page. Check the schedule for the live-stream below. Continue Reading

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Events: Austin City Limits Lineup Includes Atoms for Peace, Kings of Leon, Muse

posted by Oscar May 7, 2013

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The lineup for Austin’s other major festival, Austin City Limits (ACL), has unveiled its 2013 lineup. Some of the bands/artists that are heading down to ATX for the 2 weekend festival (October 4-6 + 11-13) include Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace, Muse, Kings Of Leon, Phoenix, Passion Pit, D’Angelo, Vampire Weekend, Wilco, Arctic Monkeys, Kendrick Lamar and 80’s staples like Depeche Mode, The Cure and Lionel Richie. Continue Reading

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Official Lollapalooza Lineup 2013 [Update]

posted by Oscar April 1, 2013

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Just days after 3-Day Passes were sold-out, a new Lollapalooza 2013 lineup has leaked. It looks legit, but then again, so many other leaked lineups have also looked like the real deal… And indeed it was legit. If (T)his is really this year’s lineup, (so) us at POD and the rest of the festival’s attendees will have to choose between headliners like The Cure, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend and New Order.

Some of the other notable acts found on the list are Queens of the Stone Age, The Lumineers, Kendrick Lamar, Steve Aoki, Imagine Dragons, The Vaccines, 2 Chainz, Wavves, Alt-J, Jake Bugg and Foals. Our (Chicago) scene is well-represented on the list with the Orwells, Chance The Rapper, and Smith Westerns making the cut.

See the full, supposed official Lolla 2013 lineup after the jump. Daily breakdown is also now available.

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