Mickey Avalon Releases Live Video For ‘Drugs’

Mickey Avalon 'Drugs' live

After six long years, Mickey Avalon released his sophomore album, ‘Loaded’, via Suburban Noize Records on April 24th. ‘Loaded’ is available at physical retailers and also available digitally on iTunes, where fans will receive an exclusive bonus track ‘When Avalon Comes’.

Mickey continues to celebrate the release of ‘Loaded’ with the release of his new live video for the song ‘Drugs’. The video features live footage from Mickey Avalon’s CD release show at the legendary Key Club in Hollywood, California. Watch the video via YouTube below.

Mickey Avalon ‘Loaded’ Tour Dates:
Jun 2 – San Diego, CA at Stingaree
Jun 3 – Corona, CA at Marquee 15
Jun 7 – San Francisco, CA at Slim’s
Jun 8 – Reno, NV at Cargo In CommRow
Jun 9 – Sacramento, CA at Ace of Spades
Jun 10 – Bend, OR at Domino Room
Jun 12 – Portland, OR at Dante’s
Jun 13 – Portland, OR at Dante’s
Jun 14 – Seattle, WA at Showbox at the Market
Jun 15 – Boise, ID at Knitting Factory
Jun 17 – Aspen, CO at Belly Up
Jun 20 – Denver, CO at Bluebird Theater
Jun 22 – Witchita, KS at The Scenery
Jun 23 – Kansas City, MO at Hotel Nightclub
Jun 24 – St. Louis, MO at Firebird
Jun 26 – St Paul, MN at Station 4
Jun 28 – Chicago, IL at The Bottom Lounge
Jun 29 – Pontiac, MI at Crofoot Ballroom
Jun 30 – Cleveland Heights, OH at Grog Shop
Jul 1 – Pittsburgh, PA at Altar Bar

Mickey Avalon Releasing New Album ‘Loaded’ April 24th

Mickey Avalon

Mickey Avalon is preparing to release his new album ‘Loaded’ on April 24th via Suburban Noize Records. ‘Loaded’ can be pre-ordered on CD from Newbury Comics and receive a limited autographed booklet with your purchase. Additionally, iTunes is offering an exclusive track with pre-orders, titled ‘When Avalon Comes’.

There have been multiple versions of the video released for the latest single, ‘More Junk’. View the clean version via YouTube below.

Mickey Avalon will celebrate the release of his new album on April 24th with special performance at the Key Club in Hollywood, California, and all fans in attendance will receive a free copy of ‘Loaded’. Tickets can be purchased online at keyclub.com. See below for a list of spring tour dates.

Mickey Avalon Tour Dates:
Apr 24 – Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
Apr 25 – Austin, TX @ Beauty Ballroom
Apr 26 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
Apr 27 – Dallas, TX @ Trees
Apr 28 – Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
Apr 30 – Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
May 01 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
May 02 – Jacksonville, FL @ Free Bird Live
May 03 – Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
May 04 – Atlanta @ Masquerade
May 05 – Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
May 06 – Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
May 08 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
May 09 – Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East
May 10 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
May 11 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft at The Chance
May 17 – Newcastle, Australia @ Fanny’s (w/ Kid Mac)
May 18 – Sydney, Australia @ Hifi (w/ Kid Mac)
May 19 – Gold Coast, Australia @ Coolangatta Hotel (w/ Kid Mac)
May 25 – Melbourne, Australia @ Corner Hotel (w/ Kid Mac)
May 26 – Perth, Australia @ Rosemount Hotel (w/ Kid Mac)

Gym Class Heroes Perform On ‘Today’ In Indianapolis

Gym Class Heroes

Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording group Gym Class Heroes visited Indianapolis to perform on the ‘Today’ show on Friday (February 3) ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl. They were joined by Adam Levine of Maroon 5 for a performance of ‘Stereo Hearts’, and then Neon Hitch took the stage with the alternative hip hop group to perform ‘Back Home’. Video at MSN has since been removed.

Gym Class Heroes released their fifth album ‘The Papercut Chronicles II’ on November 15th. Returning to the U.S. following a European tour, Travie McCoy and company will co-headline the Snowstorm Music Tour with T-Pain, kicking off February 9th in Springfield, Illinois.

Check out the tour dates and performance videos below.
Feb. 9 Springfield, IL Prairie Capitol Center
Feb. 10 DeKalb, IL NIU Center
Feb. 11 Lincoln, NE Pershing Auditorium
Feb. 12 Sioux City, IA Tyson Center
Feb. 14 Rapid City, SD Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
Feb. 15 Brookings, SD Swiftel Center
Feb. 16 West Des Moines, IA Val Air Ballroom
Feb. 17 Waterloo, IA McElroyAuditorium
Feb. 18 Fargo, ND The Venue @ The Hub
Feb. 20 Billings, MT The Shrine Auditorium
Feb. 21 Missoula, MT Adams Center

Theophilus London ‘I Stand Alone’ Video

Theophilus London is out with the music video for his new single ‘I Stand Alone’. The video was styled and conceptualized by Theophilus himself and directed by the up-and-coming production duo of Harrison Boyce and Nathaniel Brown of Boyce & Brown. The track is off the Brooklyn artist’s debut album ‘Timez Are Weird These Dayz’, out now on Reprise Records.

Theophilus is currently on the road with Big Boi in Australia. Upon his return, Theophilus will be performing and DJ’ing all over New York City’s Fashion Week and at Austin City Limits, then heads off for a short tour of South Africa and a few dates in France, including a week long “album of the week” engagement with Canal +. In October, he tours the US with Friendly Fires. See a full list of confirmed dates below the cut.


K.Flay Fall Tour Dates


K.Flay is getting ready to hit the road this fall in support of her upcoming EP. The American hip hop artist has made a series of 3 EPs collectively titled ‘I Stopped Caring in ’96’ available for free download on her website at kflay.com. Check out her official remixes for the Beastie Boys, Magnetic Man, Oh Land and more on iTunes.

K.Flay Tour Dates:
September 16th Popscene @ Rickshaw Stop (San Francisco, CA) with Teddy Bears at 9pm
October 9th Langerado Music Festival (Sunrise, FL) with Death Cab for Cutie, Thievery Corp, Artic Monkeys & more at 12:15pm BMI Stage
October 16th DeLuna Festival (Pensacola, FL) with Weezer, Cold War Kids, The Sounds & more

Lupe Fiasco ‘Generation LASER’ Tour

Lupe Fiasco 'Lasers'

Lupe Fiasco has announced plans for the ‘Generation LASER’ tour, a full-scale North American trek that will see the Grammy Award-winning artist performing across the country through the fall, wrapping on October 11th at Fox Theater in Oakland, California. The tour is in support of the Chicago rapper’s third studio album ‘Lasers’, out now on 1st & 15th / Atlantic. The major tour will feature various opening artists including Big Sean, Girl Talk, Tinie Tempah, Sarah Green and Wale in select markets. Check out the full schedule below.

September 12 Boston, MA House of Blues
September 15 West Long Branch, NJ MAC Center
September 16 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
September 17 Philadelphia, PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts
September 18 Raleigh, NC Raleigh Amphitheatre
September 20 Atlanta, GA Masquerade Music Park
September 22 Auburn, AL Auburn University
September 23 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Amphitheater
September 24 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheater
September 28 Columbus, OH Le Pavilion
September 29 Saint Louis, MO St. Louis University
September 30 West Lafayette, IN Purdue University
October 2 Champaign, IL University of Illinois
October 4 Dekalb, IL Northern Illinois University
October 5 Ames, IA Iowa State
October 6 Kansas City, MO Midland Theatre
October 7 Denver, CO Fillmore Auditorium
October 9 Las Vegas, NV The Palms
October 10 Los Angeles, CA The Palladium
October 11 Oakland, CA Fox Theater

Outasight Joining Gym Class Heroes, The Dirty Heads On Tour


Fresh off his Webster Hall show with Hoodie Allen in New York City, Outasight will be joining Gym Class Heroes and The Dirty Heads on tour this fall. The rapper/singer/songwriter just premiered the video for ‘Figure 8’, the title track from his latest ‘Figure 8’ EP. The video features Outasight looking dapper amongst scenes from his native New York City.

Yonkers, New York native Outasight is hard at work on his debut full-length, due out early next year. His ‘Figure 8’ EP is available for purchase on iTunes.

Outasight On Tour With Gym Class Heroes and The Dirty Heads
10.09 Dallas, TX @ Prophet Bar (with The Dirty Heads only)
10.10 Houston, TX @ Scout Bar (with The Dirty Heads only)
10.12 St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Live!
10.13 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
10.14 Orlando, FL @ House Of Blues
10.16 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade Music Park
10.18 Charlotte, NC @ Fillmore
10.19 Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head
10.20 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
10.21 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
10.24 Boston, MA @ House Of Blues
10.25 Albany, NY @ Northern Lights
10.26 Long Island, NY @ Paramount Theater (with The Dirty Heads only)
10.28 Toronto, ON @ Kool Haus
10.30 Pontiac, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theater

Jay-Z And Kanye West Form The Throne, Announce Collaboration Album & Tour

Jay-Z and Kanye West have joined forces to form the group “The Throne”, and announced Monday plans for an album and supporting tour dubbed Watch The Throne. On Monday, August 8th, The Throne’s album collaboration ‘Watch The Throne’ will be available worldwide exclusively on iTunes. On the same day, tickets will be made available for the Watch The Throne Tour at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. All fans who purchase their tickets online will receive a digital copy of the album. The Live Nation produced tour will begin on September 22nd in Detroit with 24 dates confirmed thus far.

Watch The Throne Tour (Powered By VoyR):
9/22/11 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
9/24/11 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
9/25/11 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
9/27/11 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
9/28/11 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
9/29/11 Washington DC Verizon Center
10/4/11 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
10/6/11 Chicago, IL United Center
10/7/11 Chicago, IL United Center
10/8/11 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
10/10/11 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
10/13/11 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
10/14/11 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
10/16/11 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
10/17/11 Sacramento, CA Power Balance Pavilion
10/19/11 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
10/20/11 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
10/21/11 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
10/25/11 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
10/26/11 Houston, TX Toyota Center
10/29/11 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
10/30/11 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
11/1/11 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
11/3/11 Boston, MA TD Garden

Watch The Throne Album Track Listing:
1. No Church In the Wild (feat. Frank Ocean)
2. Lift Off (feat. Beyoncé)
3. N—as In Paris
4. Otis (feat. Otis Redding)
5. Gotta Have it
6. New Day
7. That’s My Bitch
8. Welcome to the Jungle
9. Who’s Gon Stop Me
10. Murder to Excellence
11. Made In America (feat. Frank Ocean)
12. Why I Love You (feat. Mr. Hudson)

**** Available on the deluxe version:
13. Illest M———-r Alive ****
14. H.A.M ****
15. Primetime ****
16. The Joy (feat. Curtis Mayfield) ****

Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Tour Dates

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa has unveiled details of his upcoming headlining tour dubbed the “Rolling Papers Tour.” The tour, named after his debut album ‘Rolling Papers’, will kick off on June 11th at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, TN and will continue through the summer, wrapping at the Phoenix Amphitheater in Pontiac, MI on August 5th (see attached tour itinerary). The 40-city tour features special guests Big Sean, Chevy Woods and DJ Bonics, and will see the Pittsburgh native making notable stops including the July 24th “Extra Wide” show in Columbia, MD alongside Mac Miller, Big Sean, Curren$y, Big KRIT and Chevy Woods, as well as New York’s famed Central Park Summer Stage on July 25th.

Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Tour Dates
w/ special guests Big Sean & Chevy Woods

June 11 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Festival
June 12 St. Louis, MO Verizone Wireless Amphitheater
June 13 Cincinnatti, OH PNC Pavilion at Riverbend
June 14 Columbus, OH LC Pavilion
June 15 Des Moines, IA Val Air Ballroom
June 16 Minneapolis, MN Cabooze Plaza
June 18 Denver, CO 1st Bank Center
June 21 Lake Tahoe, NV Montbleau Casino
June 22 San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic Center
June 23 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
June 25 Anaheim, CA The Honda Center
June 27 Las Vegas, NV The Joint
June 28 Mesa, AZ Mesa Amphitheater
June 29 Tucson, AZ Ava Amphitheater
June 30 Albuquerque, NM Convention Center
July 2 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie
July 3 Cedar Park, TX Cedar Park Center
July 5 Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Summerfest
July 6 Houston, TX Reliant Arena
July 7 New Orleans, LA Kiefer Uno Lakefront Arena
July 8 Nashville, TN Municipal Auditorium
July 9 Mariasville, NY Camp Bisco Festival
July 10 Cleveland, OH Time Warner Cable Amphitheater
July 12 Atlanta, GA Masquerade Music Park
July 15 Boca Raton, FL Sunset Cove
July 16 Orlando, FL Firestone Lot
July 17 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheater
July 18 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
July 20 Charlotte, NC Uptown Amphitheater
July 21 Greensboro, NC White Oak Amphitheater
July 22 Portsmouth, VA Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
July 23 Charlottesville, VA Charlottesville Pavilion
July 24 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
July 25 New York, NY Central Park Summer Stage
July 27 Gilford, NH Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion
July 28 Portland, ME Maine State Pier
July 29 West Long Branch, NJ Mac at Mamouth Universal
July 30 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion
July 31 Burlington, VT Midway Lawn at Champlain Valley Expo
August 2 Indianpolis, IN Lawn at White River State Park
August 3 Rochester, NY Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
August 4 Lewiston, NY Earl W. Brydges Artpark
August 5 Pontiac, MI Phoenix Amphitheater

Far East Movement Joining Lil Wayne On Tour

Far East Movement blur

Far East Movement have just announced that they will be a part of the second leg of Lil Wayne’s “I Am Still Music” tour. The Downtown Los Angeles based group will join Rick Ross, Lloyd and Keri Hilson on the highly anticipated summer tour.
FM is currently on the “Free Wired College Tour” and keeping fans in the loop with blogs on their official site.
Free Wired, featuring the triple platinum-plus “Like A G6,” “Rocketeer,” and new single “If I Was You (OMG)” is available on iTunes now via Cherrytree Records.

Far East Movement Tour Dates
August 6 Atlanta, Ga Aaron’s At Lakewood
August 7 Charlotte, Nc Verizon Wireless Amp.
August 9 Minneapolis, Mn. Xcel Center
August 10 Milwaukee, Wi Marcus Amphitheatre
August 12 Pittsburgh, Pa. First Niagara Pavilion
August 13 Tinley, Il Midwest Amp.
August 14 Noblesville, In. Verizon Wireless Amp.
August 16 Ottawa, On. Scotia Bank Place
August 17 Montreal, Qc Bell Centre
August 19 Toronto, Ont. Molson Amp.
August 20 Clarkston, Mi Dte Energy Theater
August 21 Maryland, Heights, Mo Verizon Wireless Amp.
August 23 Kansas City, Mo. Sprint Center
August 25 Phoenix, Az. Ashley Furniture Pavilion
August 26 San Diego, Ca. Cricket Wireless
August 27 San Bernardino, Ca Glen Helen Pavilion
August 30 Denver, Co. Comfort Dental
August 31 Albuquerque, Nm Hard Rock-Pavilion
September 2 Mountain View, Ca. Shoreline Amp.
September 3 Marysville, Ca. Sleep Train Amp.
September 4 Auburn, Wa. White River Amp.
September 7 Omaha, Ne. Qwest Arena
September 9 San Antonio, Tx. Att Center
September 10 Dallas, Tx. Gexa Energy Pavilion
September 11 Woodlands, Tx Woodlands Amp.