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Page Too Report for 04/05/2017


Twenty One Pilots Sell Out The Tour de Columbus

All of the shows for Twenty One Pilots' upcoming Tour de Columbus 2017 have sold out. The band will be launching the special series of hometown shows in June.

The group devised the special tour as a celebration of the end of the touring cycle behind their blockbuster triple platinum "Blurryface" album, which they released in 2015.

The tour will run for five nights beginning on June 20th with a show at The Basement, which only holds 300 people, followed by concerts at Newport Music Hall (June 21st), Express Live! (June 22nd), Nationwide Arena (June 24th) and Ohio State University's Schottenstein Center (June 25th). Check out the trailer they released for the trek here.

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Air Announce Their First American Tour Since 2010

French music duo Air have announced that they are celebrating their 20th anniversary by hitting the road in June for their very first American tour since 2010.

The trek will be kicking off on June 4th with an appearance at this year's Governors Ball in New York and will conclude with a show at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on June 25th.

Prior to the U.S. dates, they will be playing a series of international dates including two shows in the native France in May, plus appearances in Sinapore and Sydney Australia. Read more here.

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Mastodon Rock Jimmy Kimmel Live

(hennemusic) Mastodon performed their single, "Show Yourself", on ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live on April 3 and video from the program is available to stream online.

The song is the second track issued from the Atlanta outfit's newly-released seventh album, "Emperor Of Sand." Mastodon recently issued a Robert Schober-directed video for "Show Yourself" ahead of the live debut of the song during a March 17 performance at the SXSW music festival in Austin, TX.

The group recorded "Emperor Of Sand" last year with producer Brendan O'Brien at the Quarry in Kennesaw, Georgia. Mastodon will launch the record with a spring tour of North America - alongside guests Eagles Of Death Metal and Russian Circles - that will begin in Missoula, MT on April 14. Watch the Kimmel performance here.

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Halsey Releases 'Now Or Never' Video

Halsey has released a new music video for her single "Now Or Never". The song comes from her forthcoming sophomore album "hopeless fountain kingdom " which is set to be released on June 2nd.

Halsey and Sing J Lee (CHVRCHES/Muse/Years & Years) co-directed the new video which was filmed in Mexico City. Halsey had this to say about the new clip:"The video for 'Now Or Never' (my directorial debut!) is one part in the center of a long narrative that tells the story of two people in love despite the forces trying to keep them apart.

"On its own the song is about two impatient young lovers, but in the context of the hopeless fountain kingdom universe, the stakes are much higher for these two star-crossed lovers." Watch it here.

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Foster The People Announce Summer Tour Dates

Foster The People will be getting their first real taste of new music from their forthcoming album when the group hits the road for a U.S. tour this summer.

The group has released a teaser video featuring a small sample of a new track here as they continue work on the new studio effort which is expected to be release later this year.

They revealed that they will be performing some of the new material on their summer trek which is scheduled to kick off on May 26th in San Diego at the Observatory North Park and finish up with an appearance at the Osheaga Festival. See the dates here.

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Bee Gees Announce Timeless Collection, Night Fever Anniversary Reissue

Bee Gees fans will have a lot to celebrate this spring when a new Barry Gibb curated compilation and special double LP 40th anniversary reissue of the blockbuster "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack are released.

The new retrospective will hit stores on April 21st and be entitled "Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits". It will feature 21 of the group's songs in chronological order and can be preordered here.

That same day a new double LP 180g vinyl reissue of the 15 million selling "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack will also hit stores (preorder here). The CD will be followed by a Director's Cut edition of the film, which will be released on Blu-ray on May 12th. Read more here.

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Lorde's 'Green Light' Featured In HBO Teaser Trailer

HBO is featuring Lorde's brand new single "Green Light" in their newly released "coming soon" teaser trailer for the upcoming premieres of some of their hit series.

Her label sent over these details: :"Opening with a montage of the HBO's most dramatic moments this past year, the video then descends into a series-by-series rollout of upcoming premiere dates, with "Green Light's" driving tempo and anthemic chorus getting fans excited for the return of their favorite series like Veep, The Leftovers, Game of Thrones and Curb Your Enthusiasm."

"Green Light" is the first single from Lorde's forthcoming sophomore album which will be entitled "Melodrama," and is set to hit stores on June 16th. Watch the HBO teaser video here.

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Kyle Tops Billboard Chart With iSpy Featuring Lil Yachy

Rap star Kyle has topped the Billboard's Hot Rap Songs chart with his single "iSpy" which features a guest appearances from Lil Yachty and was released last December.

The track has also hit the No. 5 spot on the Hot 100 chart and top 10 on the iTunes Rap Songs chart and has enjoyed over 200 million streams since it was released.

Kyle recently kicked off his headlining tour dubbed "The Super Tour," at Club Red in Tempe, AZ and has announced select dates opening for The Chainsmokers. Watch the "iSpy" video here.

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Noah Kahan Releases 'Hold It Down' Video

Noah Kahan has released an acoustic video for his single "Hold It Down" and announced that he will be hitting the road this fall as a support act for Strumbellas' U.S. tour.

The 20-year-old songwriter from the small town of Strafford, Vermont says that the song "is about dealing with the emotional toll of success and failure." Watch the new clip here.

The Strumbellas tour is scheduled to start on October 12th in Milwaukee at Turner and will be concluding on November 13th in Boston at the Paradise Rock Club. See the tour dates here.

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Singled Out: Tara Macri's Home

Rising pop star Tara Macri just released her new single entitled "Home" and to celebrate we asked her to share the deeply personal story behind the ballad with us. Here is the story:

I wrote "home" for a friend who passed away unexpectedly. I was in Chicago doing a show at the time and really wanted to write something for him. The piano melody came pretty quick but the rest took some time. I really wanted to let him know that wherever he was, I will always hold him in my heart. It wasn't till I was in a session a year later with a friend Jaylene Johnson that we finished it.

This was not a song I was planning on releasing ever it was something that I needed to get out. Then the opportunity came to work along Metal Health Organizations and help give back to a cause I really care about and was close to me.

The recording process was a lot of fun. I was visiting home at the time (Toronto) and decided to record it at The Orange Lounge Studio. I played it for the producer of the studio Darren Barry who helped make it all happen. He brought in the talented Sean Nimmons-Paterson to play piano and the incredible Simon Huber on Cello.

It didn't take that long to record maybe a couple days all together in the studio. Side note- I am usual in LA when recording my songs so the fun part was my dad Gary Macri (who was a drummer back in the day) got to come hang out at the studio. Having him there while we recorded was really special. I have been trying to get him to play on one of my songs and one day it will happen!

I feel like we all have experienced and will continue to experience loss in our lives, but my hope is that through song, the pain can soften a little more quickly and fonder memories can endure.

Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen for yourself right here!

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