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Nashville Christian rockers Red have dedicated themselves to nonstop touring, fitting into the schedule time to record new albums, two of which garnered Grammy nominations.

Red finds inspiration on the road

Nashville Christian rockers Red have dedicated themselves to nonstop touring, fitting in time to record new albums.
SoundSpike's free MP3 download for Wednesday (8/10) is "Drop The Act" by Sacramento indie psych-rock band Ganglians. The featured cut is the lead track and third teaser released from their forthcoming album, "Still Living," available Aug. 23 on Lefse Records.

Free MP3 download: Ganglians, "Drop The Act"

A free MP3 download of Ganglians song "Drop The Act."
Indie family band Eisley will take time away from recording a new EP to embark on a month-long headlining trek dubbed "Valleyscapes" behind the March release "The Valley."

Eisley takes "Valleyscapes" across the nation

Texas-based indie band Eisley tours this fall behind their latest album, "Valleyscapes."
Aside from the big names, such as headliner Eminem, day two (8/6) of Lollapalooza 2011 included some surprising highlights, not least of which was a performance by the newly reunited Big Audio Dynamite.

In Pictures: Lollapalooza (Day 2) in Chicago

Photos from Saturday, day two of Lollapalooza 2011 at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, including Cee Lo Green, and a reunited Big Audio Dynamite among others.
Following a slew of international gigs, Panic! At The Disco will return to the U.S. for a fall club and theater run behind March's "Vices & Virtues."

Panic! at the Disco lengthens "Vices & Virtues" schedule

Panic! At The Disco will tour the U.S. club circuit in the fall of 2011
The Raconteurs announced several new tour dates including an Oct. 30 appearance at New Orleans'  Voodoo Experience.

The Raconteurs line up festival gigs, one headlining show

The Raconteurs have lined up a headlining concert in Nashville, as well as three festival appearances.
He's won Grammys and toured with some of music's top stars, but R&B singer John Legend says his success is sweeter because he's come this far without compromising.

Q&A: John Legend

He's won Grammys and toured with some of music's top stars, but R&B singer John Legend says his success is sweeter because he's come this far without compromising.
Country superstar Randy Travis has given himself an ideal gift to celebrate his 25th year in the music business: a duets album with a stellar cast of collaborators.

Q&A: Randy Travis

Country superstar Randy Travis has given himself an ideal gift to celebrate his 25th year in the music business: a duets album with a stellar cast of collaborators.
SoundSpike's free MP3 download for Thursday (7/14) is "Cool Vapors" by South Florida garage-rock trio Jacuzzi Boys. The featured cut is from their forthcoming sophomore album, "Glazin'," available Aug. 30 on Hardly Art Records.

Free MP3 download: Jacuzzi Boys, "Cool Vapors"

SoundSpike's free MP3 download for Thursday (7/14) is "Cool Vapors" by South Florida garage-rock trio Jacuzzi Boys. The featured cut is from their forthcoming sophomore album, "Glazin'," available Aug. 30 on Hardly Art Records.
Citing illness, pop-country singer Taylor Swift postponed Saturday night's (7/2) planned performance in Louisville, KY.

Taylor Swift postpones Louisville show due to illness

Citing illness, pop-country singer Taylor Swift postponed Saturday night's (7/2) planned performance in Louisville, KY.