Arcade Fire Perform On 'The Tonight Show'

arcade-fireThis week marked a few very special moments in time for The Tonight Show. For starters, it was Jimmy Fallon‘s first week hosting the show, which is pretty monumental all by itself. Second, it was packed with guest performances by some of the industry’s hottest artists, like U2, Lady Gaga, and Tim McGraw. Last night, Arcade Fire brought a little indie rock life to the show with their hit, “Afterlife.” The performance even sported a spectacular light show, courtesy of a disco ball. Check it out below. (more…)

WATCH: Arcade Fire Unplugged At Triple J

arcade-fireThere’s something truly beautiful and intriguing about unplugged performances. They’re raw, real, and they offer a new look at bands we’ve already become captivated with. Performing for Triple J in Australia, Arcade Fire put together stripped down versions of “Normal Person” and “Joan Of Arc” off Reflektor, and “My Body Is A Cage” off Neon Bible. Dare I say these versions are just as good if not better than the album versions we’re accustomed to? Check it out for yourself below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments.  (more…)

Primavera Sound Festival Announces Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails, Pixies, And More

Primavera soundPrimavera Sound Festival has revealed its 2014 lineup, which boasts over 15 headliners including Arcade Fire, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Pixies, Queens of the Stone Age, and Kendrick Lamar. Taking place May 29th to 31st in Barcelona, the lineup will also include Chvrches, Haim, and Nine Inch Nails, in what is sure to be one of the city’s loudest nights. Check out the full lineup below.


Arcade Fire Cover INXS' "Devil Inside"

arcade-fireArcade Fire has had a pretty incredible 2014, and it’s only January. I mean, they were nominated for a BRIT Award, are headlining Coachella, and just generally seem to be on top of the world. I still hear “Reflektor” played constantly on indie radio. Plus, they’re currently touring Australia surrounding their time at Big Day Out Festival, so that’s  pretty cool.

Speaking of, last night while at Sidney Myer Music Bowl, the band covered INXS‘ “Devil Inside.” You can watch a fan recorded performance, and if you’re in the mood for an Arcade Fire/INXS mashup, you can listen to a new one by the Hood Internet below. (more…)

Arcade Fire Debut "Afterlife" Music Video

If there’s one band that’s been making headline after headline lately, it’s Arcade Fire. From the recent success of Reflektor to their controversial live show dress code, it seems the band has no plans of settling down. And why should they? Hot off the heels of their tour announcement, the band has just released a new music video for “Afterlife,” directed by Emily Kai Bock. The clip takes us deep into the dreamland of a father and his children, to a world filled with laundromats, parties, and beautiful black and white imagery. Check out the video for yourself below.  (more…)

Arcade Fire Tour Dates For 2014

Per CoS, Arcade Fire have just revealed tour plans for 2014. The Canadian band will cover a shit ton of ground (not to get too technical), both stateside and abroad, in support of their latest album Reflektor. The announced dates include stops at international editions of Lollapalooza, as well as other major festivals, and the route looks kindly upon the chance that the band will be at Coachella.



Arcade Fire 2013-2014 Tour Dates:

11/15 “ Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland
11/16 “ Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland
11/19 “ Berlin, DE @ Astra
11/22 “ Paris, FR @ Pavillon Baltard
11/24 “ Brussels, BE @ Halles De Scharbeek
11/27 “ Blackpool, UK @ Empress Ballroom
12/07 “ Oakland, CA @ Not So Silent Night
12/08 “ Los Angeles, CA @ KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas
01/17 “ Auckland, NZ @ Big Day Out
01/19 “ Gold Coast, AU @ Big Day Out
01/24 “ Melbourne, AU @ Big Day Out
01/26-27 “ Sydney, AU @ Big Day Out
01/31 “ Adelaide, AU @ Big Day Out
02/02 “ Perth, AU @ Big Day Out
03/06 “ Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum Center!
03/08 “ Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
03/10 “ Auburn Hills, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
03/12 “ Pittsburgh, PA @ Consol energy Center
03/13 “ Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Center
03/14 “ Ottawa, ON @ Canadian Tire Centre
03/16 “ Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
03/17 “ Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
03/18 “ Bridgeport, CT @ Webster Bank Arena
03/29-30 “ Santiago, CL @ Lollapalooza Chile
04/01-02 “ Bueno Aires, AR @ Lollapalooza Argentina
04/05-06 “ Sao Paulo, BR @ Lollapalooza Brazil
04/09 “ Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
04/10 “ Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
04/23 “ Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
04/26 “ Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre
04/27 “ St. Louis, MO @ Verizone Wireless Amphitheater
04/29 “ Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
05/01 “ Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
05/02 “ Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphiteatre at Lakewood
05/29/31 “ Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Sound
06/12-15 – Aarhus, DK NorthSide Festival
06/21-24 “ Scheessel, DE @ Hurricane Festival
06/21-24 “ Neuhausen, DE @ Southside Festival
07/30 “ Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
08/08 “ George, WA @ Gorge Amphitheatre
08/11 “ Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
08/12 “ Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
08/14 “ Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
08/17 “ Washington, DC @ Verizon Centre
08/19 “ Boston, MA @ Comcast Center
08/22 “ Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
08/23 “ Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
08/26 “ Chicago, IL @ United Center
08/30 “ Montreal, QC @ Parc Jean-Drapeau

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