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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockChris Lane has unveiled the live video for his hit duet with Tori Kelly, “Take Back Home Girl,” which was filmed in January during a tour stop in Chicago on his Big, Big Plans Tour. Opening act MacKenzie Porter sings Tori’s part in the clip.     Americana singer Courtney Marie Andrews has debuted the video for her song, “It Must Be…read more »

Want your avocados to stay fresher longer? Katy Perry’s here to help

Liza VoloshinKaty Perry is literally putting her money where her mouth is:  She’s investing in a company that’s developed a natural way to make fruits and vegetables last longer. Fast Company reports that Katy is participating in a $250 million funding round for Apeel Sciences, which has created a natural, plant-based coating for avocados, asparagus,…read more »

Scott Stapp to perform during charity livestream in support of ChildFund International

Credit: Sebastian SmithScott Stapp has announced a charity livestream to benefit ChildFund International and its COVID-19 relief fund, which supports vulnerable children amid the pandemic. The performance will air Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. ET via the Creed frontman’s social media channels. “ChildFund gives kids a fighting chance to overcome the realities they were born into,” says Stapp. “They play a crucial…read more »

The Unlikely Candidates tease a “departure” from “Novocaine” with upcoming new music

Credit: Errick EasterdayThe Unlikely Candidates have been working on new music amid the COVID-19 pandemic to follow their chart-topping hit single, “Novocaine.” But as frontman Kyle Morris tells ABC Audio, you shouldn’t necessarily expect a “Novocaine” sequel. “It’s a departure,” Morris says of the fresh material’s sound. “It honestly is.” “[If] there’s one thing about this band, it’s we’ve…read more »

Marcus Mumford, Jack Johnson join lineup for virtual concert supporting Colorado Music Relief Fund

Tim Mosenfelder/WireImageMumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford and Jack Johnson have joined the lineup for Banding Together, a virtual concert supporting the Colorado Music Relief Fund. Other artists on the bill include The Lumineers, Dave Matthews, Nathaniel Rateliff, Brandi Carlile,The Avett Brothers, and Grace Potter. The Colorado Music Relief Fund was formed to help members of the Colorado music industry who’ve been affected by the…read more »

Slay at Home with members of Trivium, Bush, Megadeth & more during virtual metal festival

Courtesy RoadrunnerWhile you won’t be able to do any moshing for the foreseeable future, an online event is inviting you to Slay at Home.  The two-day, virtual metal festival takes place May 29-30, and will include performances by Triviumfrontman Matt Heafy, Bush’s Gavin Rossdale, Twelve Foot Ninja, and film composer/Marilyn Manson collaborator Tyler Bates. Additionally, the lineup promises “collaborations and commissioned music”…read more »

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