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South Carolina music festival, The Gathering, results in an epic fail

This April, Fyre Festival founders Billy McFarland and Ja Rule found themselves in the midst of a heavily-publicized damage control campaign for their Bahamian blunder and faced a 100 million dollar lawsuit for fraud. Many would think that such an epic fail of a festival wouldn’t happen again because of the repercussions Fyre faced. Instead of using Fyre […]

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BREAKING: DnB legend Apex has reportedly committed suicide

The drum & bass community has suffered a heartbreaking loss today as beloved UK producer Apex has allegedly taken his own life. Prior to his solo career résumé, chock full of drum & bass gems like “Inner Space,” “Nowhere To Run,” and “Just One Second,” Robert Dickeson was also the producer and DJing member of Unknown Error. […]

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BREAKING: DnB legend Apex has reportedly committed suicide

The drum & bass community has suffered a heartbreaking loss today as beloved UK producer Apex has allegedly taken his own life. Prior to his solo career résumé, chock full of drum & bass gems like “Inner Space,” “Nowhere To Run,” and “Just One Second,” Robert Dickeson was also the producer and DJing member of Unknown Error. […]

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Deadly Las Vegas shooting kills 50, wounds 400+

A gunman opened fire at an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday evening, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 others in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in US history, surpassing the Pulse night club shooting in June of 2016, an attack that claimed 49 lives.64-year-old Stephen […]

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Deadly Las Vegas shooting kills 50, wounds 400+

A gunman opened fire at an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday evening, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 others in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in US history, surpassing the Pulse night club shooting in June of 2016, an attack that claimed 49 lives.64-year-old Stephen […]

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BREAKING: Volcano at Lost Lands Festival catches fire, festival resumes

Excision‘s inaugural Lost Lands may be the most lit festival on the horizon after all, as one of the volcanoes next to the main Prehistoric Paradox stage caught fire Saturday night during Destroid.Around 11 PM a small fire began at the top of the volcano, where Destroid played their first live show together since Ultra 2016. Personnel acted quickly and […]

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Ghost Ship operators plead not guilty to involuntary manslaughter

Last December, 36 people perished in a deadly blaze at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland when the venue caught fire during a underground dance party. This past summer, two of Ghost Ship’s proprietors were arrested and each charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. Derick Almena and Max Harris have now pleaded not guilty, according to an East Bay Times report. Harris acted as […]

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Ghost Ship operators plead not guilty to involuntary manslaughter

Last December, 36 people perished in a deadly blaze at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland when the venue caught fire during a underground dance party. This past summer, two of Ghost Ship’s proprietors were arrested and each charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. Derick Almena and Max Harris have now pleaded not guilty, according to an East Bay Times report. Harris acted as […]

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New iPhone X leaked ahead of release — biggest spoiler in Apple history?

The golden master version of iOS 11 appears to have leaked yesterday evening, shedding some very early light on products and features Apple plans to announce at their unveiling event on Sept. 19 at 10am PST. Apple blogger, John Gruber, has referred to the spoiler as the biggest for an Apple product to date: “More surprises were […]

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[BREAKING] Zedd & Alessia Cara take first dance music VMA, more results to follow

MTV hosted the 2017 edition of its annual Video Music Awards ceremony this evening, doling out Moon Men to the winners of a variety of categories ranging from “Best Collaboration” to “Best Cinematography.” With its host Katy Perry kicking off the star studded ceremony with her inimitable brand of giddy humor, the VMAs honored artists working across […]

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Shambhala allowed to continue after forecast changes to cool and damp [BREAKING]

Shambhala has been through one of the biggest organizational roller coaster rides of its tenure over the course of its 2017 edition. With the McCormick Creek fire raging unhindered across the Salmo river and poisoning the air with smoke, the iconic festival decreed an early closure on Saturday after deliberation with county fire officials.A last-minute change […]

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Shambhala to officially shut down early amid surrounding wildfires [BREAKING]

Earlier today, August 12, Shambhala organizers issued a pre-evacuation alert for the festival. The surrounding McCormick Creek wildfire has been spreading rapidly, jumping the Salmo river to inch close to festival grounds while adding toxicity to the air.Risk of endangerment has ultimately led the iconic festival to proceed with an “early closure,” per a PSA on […]

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Thunderstorms cause Moonrise Festival evacuation [BREAKING]

Attendees of the fourth Moonrise Festival held in Maryland have been asked to evacuate the premises as of 6:15pm EST. Due to impending thunderstorms, festival grounds have been shut down indefinitely. The festival staff began directed attendees to leave, and after some protest, the grounds since have been cleared.Although it was not yet raining when […]

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Thunderstorms cause Moonrise Festival evacuation [BREAKING]

Attendees of the fourth Moonrise Festival held in Maryland have been asked to evacuate the premises as of 6:15pm EST. Due to impending thunderstorms, festival grounds have been shut down indefinitely. The festival staff began directed attendees to leave, and after some protest, the grounds since have been cleared.Although it was not yet raining when […]

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BREAKING: Shambhala issues “pre-evacuation alert” as nearby wildfire continues to grow

An evacuation alert has been issued at Shambhala Music Festival, today August 12, due to rising concern of the McCormick Creek wildfire and its jumping of the Salmo River.While this evacuation order area does NOT yet currently include Shambhala Music Festival and mandate for its attendees to leave the premises, the McCormick Creek Fire Evacuation […]

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Forbes confirms Marshmello’s true identity in cover story

DJ/Producer Marshmello has taken the electronic music scene by storm two short years after making his debut performance. The producer is famed for his anonymity thanks to his iconic helmetFor years the electronic music community has tried to coerce his identity out of him but Marshmello has stuck to his guns by steadfastly refusing to give […]

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BREAKING: Tomorrowland Unite evacuates crowd as stage erupts in flames [Video]

22,000 festival goers have been evacuated from Barcelona’s Tomorrowland Unite following a massive fire at one of the event’s stages. The festival was part of a global event series happening alongside Belgium’s Tomorrowland, which is currently in the midst of its second weekend continues its second weekend.Dios mío el #UNITEWithTomorrowland ardiendo pic.twitter.com/U2qJcVZ2Yh— Sr.Cheeto (@Srcheeto) July 29, 2017Eyewitness reports indicate […]

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Tomorrowworld to return in 2018 [Breaking]

Over 140,000 people have descended upon Belgium for the second weekend of Tomorrowland, which is arguably the most notorious music festival in the electronic music world.Meanwhile, back in America we have received word that Tomorrowland’s sister festival in the US, Tomorrowworld, may be back.According to a local publication in Belgium, De Tijd, communication with Tomorrowworld’s […]

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Breaking: Petition to boot ULTRA from Miami gains traction

Known as the seminal EDM event that has established a strong global presence for Miami, Ultra Music Festival is nearing it’s contract expiration with Miami’s Bayfront Park Management Trust.A newly formed coalition of Bayfront residents, with a heavy collective financial hand, are petitioning the city to deny the renewal of ULTRA‘s contract — a festival that has brought hundreds of […]

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has passed away

Just months after the music world lost Chris Cornell as a result of suicide, another beloved figure in rock has reportedly also taken his own life.Chester Bennington, known for his role as the lead singer in Linkin Park, was found in the early hours on Thursday morning, July 20, in his Palos Verdes home. The […]

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