Orange Amps, Music for Good and Under the Radar Team Up at SXSW to Support Little Kids Rock

By Laura Ferreiro Orange Amplifiers, Music for Good and Under the Radar Magazine teamed up for three days of events during the South by Southwest music festival March 12-14 benefiting music education charity Little Kids Rock. The events at Austin’s … Continue reading

‘Dio Was the Pavarotti of Heavy Metal Vocals’ Says Jack Black, Who’s Featured on Dio Tribute Album

By Hilary Gridley On April 1, Rhino Records will release Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life, a compilation album featuring songs by heavy metal superstar Ronnie James Dio covered by his famous friends and admirers. The compilation will benefit … Continue reading

SXSW Panel: Are Brands the New Music Tastemakers?

By Laura Ferreiro While most of Austin was still asleep or nursing their hangovers, a few dozen of us gathered in the Austin Convention Center on the last day of the South by Southwest music festival to discuss how brands … Continue reading

Broken Bells Team Up with Space Foundation to Save the Earth from Asteroids

By Sarah Weiss Renowned indie rockers Broken Bells have announced that they are partnering with the B612 Foundation starting with their April West Coast tour. For the duration of their tour, $1 from every concert ticket sold will be donated … Continue reading

Lady Gaga to Donate Proceeds from Her Debut SXSW Performance to the Born This Way Foundation

By Laura Ferreiro Lady Gaga has announced that she will make her South by Southwest debut on March 13. The pop star is set to headline a Doritos-sponsored event at Stubb’s barbeque, and she intends to donate the proceeds she’ll … Continue reading

Charli XCX, EMA, Future Islands, Gruff Rhys, The Mary Onettes and More to Headline Orange-Sponsored SXSW Day Parties Benefiting Little Kids Rock

By Laura Ferreiro¬† Charli XCX, EMA, Future Islands, The Mary Onettes, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals and Neon Neon, Connan Mockasin and Lost in the Trees are among the bands that will headline the Orange … Continue reading