Michael Franti & Spearhead Stay Human Tour prefaces new album

Michael Franti & Spearhead Stay Human Tour prefaces new album

With a new album readying to drop, Michael Franti & Spearhead continue their 2018 summer run. The “Stay Human” Tour preludes Franti’s upcoming album Stay Human 2, also the soundtrack for the reggae-rocker/activist’s forthcoming self-directed documentary, Stay Human. Of the upcoming tour, new music and film, Franti explains, “I’ve traveled the globe making music and throughout the years I’ve always hoped that it could inspire small steps towards making the world a better place. Struggling with the challenges of the world I began filming my new documentary, Stay Human, telling…

Interview: Heidi Sheperd and Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies at Carolina Rebellion

Interview: Heidi Sheperd and Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies at Carolina Rebellion

Butcher Babies are tearing through the U.S., in support of their third studio album Lilith. The L.A.-based band is co-headling a tour with Nonpoint and also hitting top U.S. festivals. We caught up with talented frontwomen Heidi Sheperd and Carla Harvey before their heavy and energetic set at Carolina Rebellion 2018. Grab a front row view of the backstage chat in our raw/unedited (we like to keep it real!) video here. You can also check out the print Q & A version of the interview, as we reported for AXS.com….

Bananarama announces first U.S. tour

Bananarama announces first U.S. tour

Exactly thirty years in the making, British pop powerhouse Bananarama touch down in 2018 for their first four dates in North America, as the original lineup – Sara Dallin, Keren Woodward, and Siobhan Fahey. Cited in the Guinness Book of Records as “the most successful girl group of all-time” – for achieving more hit singles than any female band in history – Bananarama forever changed the face of pop music worldwide. To date, combined sales exceed 40 million and counting. Bananarama’s tour marks an important first for the trio. Fahey…