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Dan Auerbach-produced sophomore album from English singer-songwriter arrives on July 30th.
Yola Announces New Album Stand For Myself, Shares “Diamond Studded Shoes”: Stream
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When searching a bookstore for music memoirs, it’s likely that the shelves are packed with men such as Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash and Keith Richards. While it may seem that there are fewer books written by or about women musicians, they are growing in numbers. Women in the music industry refuse to be silenced, and, […]

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The son of Hank Williams III has unleashed his debut single.
IV and the Strange Band (Hank III’s Son Coleman Williams) Premiere Debut Single “Son of Sin”: Stream
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Women in pop punk | Female artists in alternative music | Alternative Press

It’s well known that, historically, pop punk has been a bit of a boys’ club. But that just makes the continued influences of prominent women all the more impressive. From setting genre foundations (Gwen Stefani) to pushing sonic boundaries (Lynn Gunn), women have catalyzed the growth of the scene for decades. Of course, we’re not going to let […]

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Rob Zombie has just achieved his first-ever No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart with his new album The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy. According to MRC data, the record sold 26,000 copies in the United States during its first week. Along with this feat, Zombie has also cracked the coveted top 10 on […]

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“Two key changes, that iconic chorus, a million vocal harmonies — what more could you want?”
Alex Lahey Shreds on Cover of Faith Hill’s “This Kiss”: Stream
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All of the way back in 2014, Gene Simmons sparked a massive debate when he said that rock music is dead. Over the past few weeks, the KISS co-vocalist and bassist has brought back up his controversial claims and caught the attention of many including Alice Cooper. Now, Simmons‘ KISS bandmate Paul Stanley is weighing […]

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SESAC has announced the second installment of its weekly series Wise Women Wednesdays (in March), celebrating Women’s History Month. Wednesday, March, 10, Wise Women Wednesdays: Making Your Mark in Country Music will celebrate two rising country music songwriters who continue to break barriers while excelling both professionally and personally. Find out how they made it in a “10-year town” and are continuously breaking barriers as women in Country music. The hour-long panel will include SESAC affiliates Allison Veltz Cruz, who penned the No. 1 hit “Prayed For You” performed by Matt Stell, and multi-instrumental songwriter, producer Alex Kline.  SESAC Sr. Director of Creative Services Lydia Schultz will moderate. […]

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Solo artists who changed genre | Alternative solo projects

Branding is one hell of an important factor to achieving success and maintaining a fanbase in music. So, it’s no surprise that many musicians use their solo projects as an avenue for genre experimentation. We’ve seen it countless times to varying extents. Some artists may just incorporate new, genre-defying dynamics to their foundational sounds, whereas others […]

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Sony Music Publishing Nashville announced the signing of multi-platinum country artist Kane Brown to a worldwide deal. Brown has also launched Verse 2 Music, his own publishing imprint, as a joint venture with Sony Music Publishing and music industry veteran Kent Earls, who will be heading up its operations. With the establishment of Verse 2 Music, Brown and Earls aim to discover emerging country music hitmakers and develop their songwriting careers. A 5x AMA winning global entertainer and CMA Triple Play winner, Brown has been called “the future of country” (Billboard) and one of the “31 People Changing the South” (Time). […]

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