It’s that time of year again! Between the carved pumpkins lining doorstops, shelves of candy practically disappearing overnight, and costume stores boasting Dracula, Superman, and pretty pretty princesses, there’s no doubt that Halloween is just around the corner.
This spook-tacular holiday isn’t just for kids anymore, (I mean, who doesn’t love free candy and dressing up?), and to help you get into the holiday spirit, we’re bringing you a taste of how celebrities across the country are celebrating this year. Check it out after the jump. (more…)
People Magazine got the scoop of a lifetime last night, reporting that Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger and pop starlett Avril Lavigne were newly engaged following a whirlwind romance. The linking of the houses of Kroeger and Lavigne represents a consolidation of power as the two families now have a stranglehold on bad Canadian rock.
That was a joke. But seriously, this is huge.
- You can’t expect too much from Lana Del Ray.
- The Ruffs will Ryde again…
- Foxy’s got the holy touch!
- Unfortunately, Derick Whibley’s injury is a little more serious than a fat lip…
- The Used are getting vulnerable.
- Only Adele could be up for an award she isn’t technically qualified to be nominated for…
- Rest in Peace, Etta James.
It’s safe to say Premium Members seriously brought the heat in the August Artist Access Competition. With a mentoring session with A&R icon Rob Stevenson at stake, how could they not? His stellar industry track record includes breaking bands like The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Sum 41 and Saliva as well as helping further the careers of Katy Perry, Decemberists, 30 Seconds to Mars and Beastie Boys. The tracks were epic, the battles hard fought and now that the dust has settled, only one artist remains.
Meet Amy Kuney, an on-the-rise SoCal singer-songwriter fit to take the stadium pop scene by storm. If you’ve got a hankering for big hooks and driving beats with a touch of female folk, Kuney will be happy to oblige. Her track “Gasoline Rainbows” earned her some real talk with Rob Stevenson and we’re pumped to see how he lends his years of experience to her already promising career.
Scope the below playlist for more of her tracks.
This August, a veritable boatload of OurStage’s finest acts are giving it their all for a chance to win some incredible opportunities.
Ernie Ball Jazz
Artists in the Jazz Channel are exercising their jazz hands for a chance to win a year’s supply of strings and accessories from Ernie Ball. If you fancy yourself a fan of Coltrane, Davis, Armstrong and Ellington, then lend your finely-tuned ear to judging by August 29th.
OurStage Premium Members in the August “Artist Access” Competition are shooting for a sit-down mentoring session with music mogul Rob Stevenson, founder of For The Win! (FTW!). Stevenson is the former President of Virgin Records and Executive Vice President for A&R at Island Def Jam Music Group. His stellar track record includes breaking bands like The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Sum 41 and Saliva as well as helping further the careers of Katy Perry, Decemberists, 30 Seconds to Mars and Beastie Boys. For an aspiring star, becoming so much as a blip on an industry player’s radar can mean big things. Judge in the “Artist Access” Competition by August 31st and help put one lucky act on the map.