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Surprise! // Weezer Drops Album Of Covers

The new ‘Black Album’ from Weezer isn’t due out til March but if you’re #RideOrDie for Weezer and loved their cover of Toto’s ‘Africa’, Today is Christmas #2. WEEZER DROPS ‘THE TEAL ALBUM’ – A SURPRISE ALBUM OF ALL COVERS [Read More] Weezer (The Teal Album) Tracklist: 01. Africa (Toto) 02. Everybody Wants to Rule the World…MORE


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Gallery // Joywave & Sir Sly

Sir Sly & Joywave Present: And Evening with Joywave & Sir Sly The Truman November 2, 2018 Photos By: KMA PhotographyMORE


Study // 50% Of New Guitar Players Are Young Women

Let’s have some real talk. Rock and Alternative music is a “Boys’ Club” There have been and continue to be incredible female musicians that are able to break through and show us something new and amazing, but in no way is their journey an easy one – especially compared to their male colleagues/competition.  Female artists…MORE

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VIDEO: 30 Seconds To… With Jared Leto And Jimmy Fallon

Jared Leto was on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last night and we still can’t decide what is more impressive, his outfit or uncanny ability to move a cookie down his face. He also brought some soft and cuddly “Thirty Seconds to Mars” merch and explained the meaning behind the various album covers for Thirty…MORE


Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Auditions Coming To Kansas City

Here’s your shot to appear on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”! Casting for the game show is coming to Kansas City on June 26. Open auditions will be held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center, at 1 East Pershing Road in Kansas City for the show that will begin airing on FOX4…MORE

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VIDEO: Meteor Flies Over Foo Fighters Concert After Drum Solo

Foo Fighters shows have been exciting, made fans’ dreams come true and front man Dave Grohl has even made time to judge some BBQ. What they haven’t had is a sign from the heavens… until now. During Taylor Hawkins’ drum solo, a meteor was seen falling overhead at a recent concert in the Netherlands and…MORE


Little Boy’s Sign Welcoming Mom Home Is 100% 🔥🔥🔥

According to a Facebook post, Barbara Nielsen arrived home from a business trip and was greeted by her husband and 4-year-old son at the airport. Her husband even made a sign for her son Daimen to hold up when she arrived. The sign read, “Welcome home from prison mom,” as a joke. Well played sir,…MORE

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VIDEO: Check Out This Awesome Video Mashable Put Togther About Big Slick KC

 Kansas City (okay Tipton), Missouri native and super cool famous person David Koechner sat down with Mashable to talk about the Big Slick KC. Koechner hosts the yearly charity event that benefits cancer research at Children’s Mercy along with Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet and Rob Riggle. The June 2018 event raised $2,099,787.MORE

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Kurt Cobain Exhibit Destroyed In Museum Fire

A museum in Aberdeen, Washington containing a Kurt Cobain exhibition has been destroyed by a fire. Rare pieces, including artwork, from the late singer’s personal collection were on display at the Aberdeen Museum of History when the fire broke out Saturday (June 9). According to Billboard, Aberdeen fire chief Tom Hubbard called it a “massive…MORE

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Check Out This Portrait Of Dave Grohl… Done With Rubik’s Cubes

An artist (and Foos fan) in Melbourne was inspired after seeing the Foo Fighters in concert to create a portrait of Dave Grohl using 725 Rubik’s cubes. Check out the video and photos below! Back with the legend himself! 🎵 🎤 🎸 🥁 Dave Grohl ~ 725 Rubik’s cubes. I’m currently working on my @patreon…MORE

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VIDEO: WEEZER Performs “Africa” With TOTO’S Steve Porcaro On Jimmy Kimmel

After almost a year-long social media campaign headed up by a fan in Ohio, Weezer finally released their cover of Toto’s 1983 pop hit “Africa.” (They also covered Toto’s “Rosanna,” as a cruel tease/troll.) And now “Africa” is Weezer’s biggest hit in nearly a decade, and the first to hit the Hot 100 Billboard in…MORE


Here’s What All Those PANIC! AT THE DISCO Billboards Mean… A STOP IN KANSAS CITY!

It started with cryptic billboards put up in 28 cities… Billboard #2 found in Kansas City! 6:13 📷:kingofthebeebo — Panic! Updating (@panicupdating) June 12, 2018 Then there was the tweet… Soon you will be blessed #4et #1pt — Panic! At The Disco (@PanicAtTheDisco) June 13, 2018 And finally we learned what it all…MORE


Happy Taco Tuesday. This Guy Served His Amputated Foot At Brunch In Tacos

There’s no way to ease into this so I’m just going to lay it all out there. Reddit user IncrediblyShinyShart shared a story of a motorcycle crash that resulted in the amputation of his foot and his one question to the doctor was, “Can I keep it?” The doctor said yes. According to Vice, on…MORE


Can I Get Another Amen? Panic At The Disco Billboard Found In Kansas City

I wonder what this means? Panic at the Disco billboards have been popping up in cities across the country. According to the official P!ATD  twitter account we can expect to find the billboards in 28 cities… for good or bad. 👀👀 anyone else find these in their city? There are 28 out there, what could…MORE


Top 10 Signs You Are An Adult Child

According to a new survey, the average person doesn’t think they’re grown up until age 33, meanwhile some of us still don’t feel grown up at all, regardless of our age. I guess that makes us adult children. And here are the top 10 signs that you too are indeed an adult child: Binge watching…MORE

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Road Rage Revenge Has Been Taken To A New (Crappy) Level

It feels like if you get into a road rage incident and don’t get shot, you’re coming out ahead. Although one guy in Pennsylvania took a shot in a way we’ve never read about before. Henry Weaver from New Tripoli, Pennsylvania was swinging for the road rage revenge fences after he got into an argument…MORE

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The Best Trailers And Teasers From E3

The Electronics Entertainment Expo, otherwise known as E3 to the cool kids, is in full swing in Los Angeles. It is the biggest video game event of the year and appears to be living up to its reputation of awesome. Here are some of our favorites from the slew of new games and trailers that have…MORE


Sheriff Fires His Deputy One Minute After Losing Election To Him

It only took a South Dakota sheriff one minute to exact revenge on the man who he lost his re-election bid to – his own deputy. After losing in a landslide vote, soon to be former Bon Homme County Sheriff, Lenny Gramkowtook, took just one minute to send an email to Deputy Sheriff Mark Maggs…MORE

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LISTEN: WEEZER Hits Rock Charts With Toto Covers “Africa” And “Rosanna”

Thanks to one determined fan and social media using its powers for good, Rivers Cuomo finally agreed to bless the rains in Africa and shot a pair of classic Toto songs back onto the Billboard’s Hot Rock Songs chart. Weezer’s cover of “Africa” launches at No. 9 (June 9), while “Rosanna” made the list at…MORE


WATCH: GORILLAZ Premiere Four New Songs From “The Now Now”

Gorillaz took the stage last weekend for the first time since announcing their upcoming album, “The Now Now”. The animated band debuted four (out of eleven) songs from the new album: “Tranz”, “Magic City”, “Sorcererz”, and “Souk Eye” while headlining Germany’s Rock am Ring. And, yesterday, they also released “Sorcererz” for download. You can hear…MORE


WATCH: Official HALLOWEEN Trailer

I was actually a fan of the Rob Zombie remakes (I’m in the minority there, I know) And I even liked the cheesy Halloween sequels for what they were. Now Jamie Lee Curtis is back and ready to put an end to it (until it does well at the box office and they have to…MORE


Chef, Writer, TV Host Anthony Bourdain Dead At 61

With the suicide of Kansas City native and NY Fashion Icon Kate Spade still fresh on our minds, we woke up to the news today that TV Host, Chef, Writer, Traveler Anthony Bourdain took his own life while working on his CNN show, “Parts Unknown” (Read More) Anthony Bourdain, the chef and gifted storyteller who took…MORE


LISTEN: Smashing Pumpkins Release ‘Solara’

As we get ready for Smashing Pumpkins with Metric at Sprint Center on August 16th, we’ve got some new music to tide us over. Smashing Pumpkins have released ‘Solara’. It’s the first song in over 18 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin. Recorded in Malibu, CA at Shangri La Studios with…MORE

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Bonnaroo Now Has An Air-Conditioned Laundry Service And Clothing Swap

If the amazing live music and art hasn’t been enough to get you to Manchester, Tennesee for Bonnaroo because you don’t want to commit to the dirty side of a festival, have I got news for you… the festival is now offering a free laundry service. An air-conditioned one to be specific. Aptly named the…MORE

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STRANGER THINGS Trading Cards Are Coming

Topps is bringing us another dose of nostalgia with “Stranger Things” trading cards. And, expect them to be authentic to 80s. The throwback-style set includes 100 base cards, all based on the show’s first season, stickers and even commemorative patch cards. The only real question left is whether we can expect the rock hard sticks of…MORE

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LISTEN: Interpol releases new song + announces album

Interpol has secretly become one of my favorite bands. Not that I’m keeping it a secret from you… but more like they’ve been keeping that secret from me. Went to see them live in 2014 and realized I knew all of their songs, and I loved them. Now – Interpol is back with a new…MORE


WATCH: “Dave Grohl” Falls Off Stage In Gothenburg

I was worried about Dave Grohl. After doing something cool every day for about 2 months straight, he hadn’t been in the news for a minute. Good news for us, he’s back at it! You may remember Dave famously broke his leg after falling off the stage in Gothenburg in 2015 (Read More) As a result,…MORE


Woman Arrested For Spending Day Setting Fires at The K

There are different ways to spend a day. But wandering in and out of Kauffman Stadium, including setting a few small fires, probably isn’t the best option. Bridget L. DePriest claims she was in and around the stadium for a whole day – arrested for trespassing and setting 3 little fires (Read More) BREAKING: Kansas City…MORE

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WATCH: Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds Talks LGBTQ Equality And His Mormon Faith

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Wednesday (June 6) to talk about his upcoming documentary Believer in which he struggles between his Mormon faith and equality for the LGBTQ community. Reynolds still identifies as a Mormon however is committed to creating change in faith communities, as he explained in his…MORE