The Agency Group’s Peter Schwartz and Joshua Dick talk with Pollstar about the ongoing success of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, reminding us that hard work, passion and dedication are necessary requirements for booking agents in the 21st century. Read the full article here: http://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=808278
The Agency Group’s Dave Shapiro talks with Pollstar about his career, clients such as A Day To Remember, Pierce The Veil, Sleeping With Sirens, and Hanson, and his love for flying, skydiving, BASE jumping and living life to the extreme.
On last night’s (Sept. 30) edition of ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,’ the show’s host and musical guests collaborated for a piece of indie-meets-metal hilarity. Fallon introduced the songs included in the fictional Avett Brothers record. The folk group took it from there, performing folky renditions of Iron Maiden‘s ‘Run to the Hills,’ Black Sabbath‘s ‘Iron Man’ and perhaps funniest of all, Metallica‘s ‘One.’ With a fiery and evil background setting the scene for the Avett Brothers, the act banjo-ed their way through the tracks with a perfect near-deadpan style.
Hard Rock International has recruited Hayley Williams, lead vocalist of the American rock band Paramore, to serve as this year’s PINKTOBER “Artist Ambassador.” Hayley will kick off the campaign by making a memorabilia donation to Hard Rock’s world-famous collection.