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  1. NOTS announce 2017 tour dates, tell us their favorite tour stops of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Memphis band NOTS made one of the garage punk albums of the year with Cosmetic , a snarling, dystopian ripper that has no shortage of hooks. If you haven't checked it out, you can stream the whole thing below.

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  2. Kehlani announces 2017 Tour DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Oakland California R&B singer Kehlani has announced a big tour for 2017 that covers a lot of ground in the US and overseas. She had a big 2016, as she followed up the 2015 release of You Should Be Here with appearances at Lollapalooza , Outside Lands and more.

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  3. Metallica playing intimate LA show next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    If you missed Metallica when they played an intimate NYC show at Webster Hall , or if you can't make it to the Bay Area for their Fox Theater show later this month, there's at least one more chance to catch them in a smaller setting before they set off to destroy arenas in 2017. They've announced a small LA show, at Hollywood's Fonda Theatre on December 15 .

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  4. Dozens feared dead from fire at Oakland, CA warehouse partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    A fire swept through a secret-location, warehouse electronic music party in Oakland, CA on Friday night , killing at least nine people with dozens more missing and feared dead. From the LA Times : Firefighters were beginning to move through the burned-out remains of the building looking for victims.

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  5. Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) allowed to leave South Africa; announces farewell showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Yasiin Bey was arrested in South Africa back in January , and he's been out on bail there, not allowed to leave the country, ever since. The arrest was for violation of immigration laws, which happened when he attempted to leave the country using a "world" passport, which is not typically accepted as valid travel documentation.

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  6. Matt Berninger joined Bob Weir in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Over the weekend, the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir began his tour in support of his new album Blue Mountain , which he made with Josh Ritter, members of The National , and more. The tour was going to have Bobby backed by The National members Aaron Dessner, Bryan Devendorf, and Scott Devendorf, plus National collaborator Josh Kaufman, but Aaron Dessner had to drop off due to a family emergency.

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  7. Zhrine opening Ulcerate tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Icelandic metal outift Zhrine released their debut album earlier this year, the epic, black/death metal record Unortheta , on Season of Mist. They've been building buzz throughout the year, impressing as a last-minute addition at Maryland Deathfest .

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  8. DMX added to Puff Daddy's remaining Bad Boy Family Reunion tour datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Puff Daddy's Bad Boy Family reunion tour made rounds through Brooklyn for two nights in May at the Barclays Center with Lil Kim, Ma$e, Faith Evans, The L.O.X., Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas, and French Montana , as well as a recent stop at Madison Square Garden earlier this month . DMX had made an appearance at one of those Brooklyn shows, but now Puff Daddy has added him to the full remainder of the Bad Boy tour.

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  9. Super Unison (ex-Punch) announce debut LP, 'Auto,' streaming 'Time & Distance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Earlier this year, ex-Punch vocalist Meghan O'Neil's current band Punch signed to Deathwish for their debut album, which has now been announced. It's called Auto and it'll be out on October 14. The first single is "Time & Distance," which is making this album seem very promising.

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  10. Bob Weir touring, releasing LP with members of The National & FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    While Bob Weir has been busy with Dead and Company lately, the Grateful Dead member has just announced a new album and tour that may be more interesting to indie rock fans . Bobby will release his first solo album in over a decade, Blue Mountain , which he recorded with The National members Bryce Dessner and Scott Devendorf , as well as Josh Kaufman , who helped members of The National create their five-hour Grateful Dead tribute that came out earlier this year.

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  11. The Mummies playing NYC show Halloween Weekend on the way to Spain's Funtastic Dracula CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Garage rock cult heroes and once and future kings of budget rock, The Mummies are set to crawl out of their tombs for their first NYC show in some time. They'll be playing Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg on October 28 with Dirty Fences .

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  12. Mitski, Japanese Breakfast, and Jay Som on tour, played the Echoplex in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Mitski, Japanese Breakfast , and Jay Som brought their tour through Los Angeles last night , as they weighed in at the sold-out Echoplex. First up was Jay Som.

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  13. Toro Y Moi releasing live LP & documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Toro Y Moi announced that he is releasing a new live album that he recorded with his band in the Mojave desert, featuring songs from throughout his career. Not so much a traditional concert album as a meticulously recorded live event, Live From Trona will be out digitally on August 5 and released as a limited edition pink 2xLP on November 4 .

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  14. Night School releasing 'Blush' (stream it), touring West...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Oakland, CA trio Night School have one foot in surf, one foot in garage, and a free hand in '90s indie rock on the musical Twister board. It all comes together in pleasing, easily hummable fashion on the group's new album, Blush , which is out this Friday via Graveface.

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  15. Hollow Sunshine releasing 'Bible Sea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Hollow Sunshine , the shoegaze duo featuring vocalist/bassist Morgan Enos and multi-instrumentalist/visual artist Reuben Sawyer , will release their new mini-LP Bible Sea in August via Iron Pier . We're premiering the video for its single "Bad Company," which definitely has its fair share of haze and distortion but really it's a true pop song.

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  16. Seth Bogart (Hunx) touring this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Seth Bogart , aka Hunx of Hunx and His Punx , released his self-titled solo album earlier this year under his own name and now he's touring in support of it. That tour hits Brooklyn for a show at Rough Trade on July 20 .

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  17. Razor playing Saint Vitus behind Relapse reissues; Jag Panzer playing there tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Classic Canadian thrash outfit Razor have been back and making some moves lately, having reissued three of their classic albums with Relapse last year. Now they're playing some shows around the US, including a mix of festivals and club dates.

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  18. Cobalt announce tour with MantarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Two-man black metal outfit Cobalt , whose lineup is now multi-instrumentalist Erik Wunder and vocalist Charlie Fell , have announced a tour in support of their excellent new album Slow Forever . They don't tour a lot, so this is pretty exciting.

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  19. Dalek, Tombs, Couch Slut, Yellow Eyes playing Northside showcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    A cool, varied bill has been announced for the Noisey Northside showcase in June. Saint Vitus will play host to recently re-formed hip-hop experimenters Dalek , local black metal innovators Tombs , hardcore rippers Couch Slut , and black metal crew Yellow Eyes on June 9 .

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  20. California Deathfest 2016 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    The lineup for the second annual California Deathfest has been announced, and it's stacked. Going down on October 14-16 in Oakland, CA at the Metro , performers include Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Black Breath, Razor, Demilich, Exhumed, Hooded Menace, The Ruins of Beverast, Revenge, Mitochondrion, Vastum, Nuclear Assault, Spectral Voice, Blood Incantation and many more.

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