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NEWS RIFFS
  • The NFL reportedly asked Katy Perry, Rihanna and Coldplay, their top choices to play the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show, if they would be willing to pay the league for a headlining slot in exchange for a portion of their post-Super Bowl tour earnings, or make another type of financial contribution to the NFL - while the NFL doesn't typically pay artists who perform during the Super Bowl Halftime Show, they do tend to cover travel and production expenses
  • Mariah Carey will go out on the road starting in October for a world tour in support of her latest album Me. I Am Mariah...The Elusive Chanteuse - the tour is her first since 2006
  • Nickelback will release its first album on new label home Republic Records this fall - the album will be the first since 2011's Here and Now, and the debut single, "Edge of a Revolution," will be released on Tuesday, Aug. 19
  • Journey drummer Deen Castronovo, Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich and Night Ranger bassist Jack Blades have revealed they’re working on an album together with producer Alessandro Del Vecchio scheduled for release 2015 via Frontiers Records - there is no name for the band, but Castronovo will apparently be singing lead vocals as well as playing drums
  • Bastille has announced their third North American tour which will see them play 23 mini-arena dates throughout the autumn - earlier this month, Bastille's single "Pompeii" was named the most streamed song ever in the UK and in the U.S it was declared the biggest selling rock song of the year
  • Andy Vella, The Cure's official photographer is releasing a book featuring never-before-seen and rare photographs of the band - it will be released on September 18 and includes a foreword from the band's frontman Robert Smith - Vella is the artist responsible for the artwork to The Cure's albums 'Faith', 'Inbetween Days' and 'Disintegration' and has followed the band since their first photoshoot in 1981
  • the Duran Duran concert film, Duran Duran: Unstaged, will play in theaters across the country on Wednesday, September 10 - it was directed by David Lynch (Blue Velvet, The Elephant Man, Twin Peaks)
  • Chris Walla, Death Cab For Cutie's founding guitarist/keyboardist/producer, Chris Walla, will quit the long-running indie rock group following the remaining dates on their summer festival run - Walla had been with the band since its 1997 inception and produced all of their full-length releases - his last show with the group will be on Sept. 13 at the Rifflandia Festival in Victoria, B.C.
  • Culture Club to play U.S. - the original lineup of Culture Club are on their way to the U.S. for six dates - the band is also in the studio working with producer Youth on a new album, their first studio release in fifteen years since 1999's Don't Mind If I Do
Thursday, August 21, 2014
  • Matt Nathanson - Yahoo Live Concerts - Yahoo
  • Echo & the Bunnymen - David Letterman - CBS
  • Classixx - Jimmy Kimmel - ABC (r)
  • Bleachers - Seth Meyers - NBC (r)
  • Cher Lloyd - Kelly & Michael - syndicated
Friday, August 22, 2014
  • Robin Thicke - Good Morning America - Summer Concert Series - ABC
  • The Secret Sisters - Jimmy Fallon - NBC
  • Disclosure featuring Sam Smith - Jimmy Kimmel - ABC (r)
  • Ben & Ellen Harper - Craig Ferguson - CBS (r)
  • Air Review - Carson Daly - NBC (r)
  • Kesha - Kelly & Michael - syndicated
  • Mary Mary - Wendy Williams - syndicated (r)
Saturday, August 23, 2014
  • Neko Case - Austin City Limits - PBS
  • Guided By Voices - Yahoo Live Concerts - Yahoo
  • Haim - Saturday Night Live - NBC (r)
THE TOP 10 ALBUMS ON iTUNES
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5 Seconds Of Summer
  1. Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), Various Artists
  2. TRXYE   (EP), Troye Sivan
  3. The Hunting Party, Linkin Park
  4. PTX Vol. 3  (EP), Pentatonix
  5. 5 Seconds Of Summer, 5 Seconds Of Summer
  6. Get Hurt, The Gaslight Anthem
  7. Pure Heroine, Lorde
  8. In The Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
  9. These Things Happen, G-Eazy
  10. Crash My Party, Luke Bryan
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THE TOP 10 SINGLES ON iTUNES
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Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj
  1. All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor
  2. Bang Bang, Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj
  3. Black Widow, Iggy Azalea featuring Rita Ora
  4. Break Free, Ariana Grande featuring Zedd
  5. Rude, Magic!
  6. Rather Be, Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne
  7. Stay With Me, Sam Smith
  8. Burnin' It Down, Jason Aldean
  9. Chandelier, Sia
  10. Problem, Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea
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August 12, 2014
  • Brian Setzer , Rockabilly Riot
  • Sinead O'Connor , I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss
  • The Gaslight Anthem , Get Hurt
August 19, 2014
  • Justin Hayward , Spirits...Live At The Buckhead Theater, Atlanta
  • Neal Morse , Songs From November
  • Smokey Robinson , Smokey & Friends
August 25, 2014
  • Ariana Grande , My Everything
August 26, 2014
  • The New Pornographers , Brill Bruisers
  • Robyn Hitchcock , The Man Upstairs
September 02, 2014
  • Counting Crows , Somewhere Under Wonderland
  • Johnny Winter , Step Back
  • The Kooks , Listen
  • Maroon 5 , V
September 09, 2014
  • Robert Plant , lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar
  • Ryan Adams , Ryan Adams
  • Better Than Ezra , All Together Now
  • Bryan Adams , Tracks Of My Years
  • Sergio Mendes , Magic
  • Loudon Wainwright III , Haven't Got the Blues (Yet)
  • Interpol , El Pintor
  • Tennis , Ritual In Repeat
September 15, 2014
  • Slash , World On Fire
September 16, 2014
  • Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood , Juice
  • Train , Bulletproof Picasso
September 23, 2014
  • Chuck Prophet , Night Surfer