Gina Vespa – who, sadly, is not affiliated with the motor scooter company – is a GWU graduate currently residing in Maryland with her husband and two dachshunds. A freelance writer for both Diffuser.fm and PopCrush, Gina enjoys combining her love for music with her passion for writing. She has interviewed artists such as Matt Pond and Zac and Isaac Hanson, and she's always on the lookout for new bands to check out.
David Lynch Announces New Album, ‘The Big Dream,’ Ft. Lykke Li on Bonus Track
Iconic director David Lynch will release his sophomore record, ‘The Big Dream,’ on July 15 in Europe and July 16 in the U.S. The disc comprises 11 original tunes and a cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘The Ballad of Hollis Brown,’ as well as a bonus tr…
Florence Welch In New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy? Source Says Singer Will Play a ‘Major Part’
We all know that Florence Welch can sing — but can she act as well? According to a recent story in the Sun, Florence + the Machine's dynamic frontwoman is being considered for a “major part” in the upcoming ‘Star Wars’ trilogy.
Nine Inch Nails New Lineup Features Robin Finck, Trent Reznor Announces
Last week, Nine Inch Nails bassist Eric Avery quit the band, but the group has now secured another member. Frontman Trent Reznor has announced that NIN's former guitarist, Robin Finck, plans to rejoin the band on their upcoming tour.
Bonnaroo 2013 Schedule Announced
Although Bonnaroo is still more than a month away, it’s never too early to start planning, and now you can do just that. The four-day schedule has just been revealed, giving festival-goers plenty of time to map out which acts they’ll catch – and which they&Close…
Beastie Boys Releasing Memoir in 2015
Beastie Boys have signed a deal to release a memoir, the New York Times reports. The still-untitled book celebrates the band’s history and aesthetic, as documented by surviving members Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz and Mike “Mike D” D…
Bonnaroo 2013 Adds Empire of the Sun, White Lung + More
Back in February, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival organizers announced this year’s initial lineup via a special hour-long webcast. Now, even more acts have joined the impressive bill, including Empire of the Sun, White Lung, Solange, Polyphonic Spree, Black Prairie, ALO, Delta Rae, …
New Order Announce 2013 North American Tour
Following their appearance at Coachella this weekend, New Order plan to embark on a North American tour this summer. The trek kicks off at Austin’s Music Hall on July 19 and wraps up at Canada’s Osheaga fest in early August.
Fall Out Boy Stream New Album ‘Save Rock and Roll’ [Listen]
Although Fall Out Boy’s new record, 'Save Rock and Roll,' isn’t due out until next week, the Chicago rockers decided to stream it today (April 8). Check out their entire 11-song comeback album below.
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl + Taylor Hawkins to Induct Rush into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on April 18 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, and the Foo Fighters have been given the honor of inducting Canadian prog rockers Rush at this year’s event.
Fall Out Boy Get Courtney Love, Elton John for New Album
Fall Out Boy’s new album, ‘Save Rock and Roll,’ is due out April 16, and as Billboard reports, the band has collaborated with Hole’s Courtney Love and Elton John on the disc.
Depeche Mode’s ‘Delta Machine’ Streaming on iTunes
Between announcing a world tour and unleashing a music video, not to mention premiering new songs at South by Southwest, there’s been no shortage of excitement surrounding Depeche Mode’s new album, ‘Delta Machine.’ Although the record won&CloseCu…
Paramore Unveil New Single, ‘Still Into You,’ at SXSW 2013
Paramore fans were in for a treat at the Warner Sound showcase at SXSW 2013 last night (March 13), when the band unleashed a brand-new tune, ‘Still Into You.’ (Watch the video above.) During the song, singer Hayley Williams prowled the stage with fierce red hair, unstoppable en…