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Sergio Anello of The Early November has shared the holiday song “Santa, For What It’s Worth” on Soundcloud.
Fever 333 have released the new song “Vandals.”
Suicide Machines have announced they’ll be releasing a new album next year.
Third Eye Blind are heading out on tour with Saves the Day in 2020.
Not on Tour have released a video for “Call It Freedom.”
Kacey Musgraves and James Corden performed some Christmas songs together during a little rom-com bit.
The Weeknd performed “Heartless” live on Colbert last night.
Little Boots has released a new unplugged EP to all streaming services.
The Used have released a video for their new song “Blow Me” featuring Jason Aalon Butler.
Courtney Barnett has released a new MTV Unplugged album to all streaming services.
Man Overboard, The Story So Far, Misser, Elder Brother, and Casa Loma are all featured on the new tribute album, Keep Shining On – A Tribute to the Music of Tim Landers, that was released today to all streaming services.
Taylor Swift has released a video for her new holiday song “Christmas Tree Farm.”
Fitness have released the new song “Dirty Work.”
Allie X has released the new song “Love Me Wrong” featuring Troye Sivan.