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Machine Gun Kelly Plots Expansive Mainstream Sellout Tour With Travis Barker, Avril Lavigne, Willow

Machine Gun Kelly is heading out on the road this summer for the Mainstream Sellout tour in support of his second full-blown pop-punk record of the same name, out March 25. Fittingly, the rapper-turned-rocker is bolstering the already massive 52-date arena run with special guests Avril Lavigne, Travis Barker, Blackbear, …

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Willie Nelson, Jason Isbell, and Nathaniel Rateliff Set for Outlaw Music Festival Tour 2022

Fresh off a thrilling, emotional performance at his annual Luck Reunion in Texas, Willie Nelson is once again gearing up to lead the multi-artist Outlaw Music Festival Tour in 2022. The summer package gets underway June 24 in St. Louis and features a rotating all-star cast of artists including Jason …

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Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell Tapped for MusiCares Virtual Fundraiser

Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Shawn Colvin, and more will perform during a special virtual fundraiser for MusiCares ahead of the 2022 Grammys. The second Music on a Mission special will take place on March 30 and air on the live-streaming platform Mandolin. The charity concert debuted last year in an …

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Daddy Yankee Stuns Reggaeton Fans By Announcing His Retirement

In a video released on Sunday night, the Puerto Rican reggaeton icon Daddy Yankee announced that he’s retiring from music. To close out his three-decade career, he shared that he’s releasing a final album called Legendaddy and planning one last tour. Daddy Yankee, whose real name is Ramón Ayala, posted …

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Ukrainian Punk Band Rerecords the Clash Classic as ‘Kyiv Calling’: ‘A Symbol of Solidarity and Hope’

A Ukrainian punk bank has rerecorded the Clash’s classic “London Calling” as a protest song and a resistance anthem against the Russian invasion. Beton, a “punk-hardcore” trio, received permission from the surviving members of the Clash before recording “Kyiv Calling,” which changes the lyrics of the 1979 single as a …

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Will Butler Has Left Arcade Fire: ‘Time for New Things’

Two days after Arcade Fire announced their upcoming album WE — and hours after the band staged a surprise show in New York City — longtime member Will Butler, the younger brother of founding member Win Butler, revealed he has left the band “Hi friends— I’ve left Arcade Fire,” Butler …

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Tequila! Wet Leg, Los Bitchos Show SXSW How to Party

During a day that saw no less than Dolly Parton make her SXSW debut, the hottest ticket was arguably for Wet Leg, the Isle of Wight duo whose charmingly post-punk songs have made their upcoming album one of the most anticipated of the year. The line to see the band …

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Kanye West Barred From Performing at Grammys Due to ‘Concerning Online Behavior,’ Rep Confirms

Kanye West was not among the first wave of Grammy performers earlier this week, and he won’t be added to the show’s lineup as a rep for the rapper confirmed reports that West has been barred from performing at the April 3 event. Rapper the Game, West’s cohort on “Eazy,” …

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Gunna Pushes ‘P’ to the Extreme With New Diamond Tooth

Gunna has ensured he’ll always be “Pushin P” by enshrining the letter in his mouth with a new diamond tooth. Thomas Connelly, the DDS dubbed “the Father of Diamond Dentistry,” provided Rolling Stone with images of his latest dental achievement, a feat that involved first placing a P-shaped, teal-toned diamond …

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Myke Towers, Blessd, and Ovy on the Drums Become a ‘Tendencia Global’ on New Collab

Blessd, Myke Towers, and Ovy on the Drums are ready to be the next “global trend,” or “Tendencia Global,” in the new video for their collaboration. The video, which dropped Friday, is full of clips of the three artists singing the track’s catchy lyrics while riding on a couch around …

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