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The Grateful Dead is Slacker’s Artist Of The Week to Celebrate Jerry Garcia’s Birthday

This week would have been Jerry Garcia’s 71st birthday, and Slacker is joining music fans all over the globe in celebrating his life, memory, and music. As a founder of the Grateful Dead, he wrote and performed songs that galvanized an entire community. His musical legacy spans 4 decades and transcends generations. He was incredibly […]

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Slacker’s Artist of the Week is Cultural Icon Jack White

Jack White is Slacker’s Artist Of The Week!  This week marks Jack White’s 38th birthday, and to try to summarize his work as a musician, producer, entrepreneur, actor, and all-around cultural icon is a daunting task. Simply put: he is a true Rock and Roll renaissance man. As the front man of the White Stripes, […]

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Special Album of the Week – Born in the U.S.A

To celebrate the 4th of July holiday, we’re featuring a classic American album, Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen. Released in 1984, Born In The U.S.A. became the best-selling album of 1985 in the US,  produced a record seven Top 10 singles  – an achievement tied only with Michael Jackson’s Thriller and Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814. The album […]

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The Slacker Tour is Headed for Mayhem

The 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival kicks of this Saturday June 29th through August 4th and the Slacker Tour is heading to three shows beginning with this Saturday’s show at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. The Mayhem Fest  is featuring Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Amon Amarth, Machine Head Behemoth and more. Plus this […]

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Queens of the Stone Age – Slacker’s Artist of the Week.

At this point, Queens of the Stone Age is a project of Josh Homme and friends. From his stoner-rock beginnings in California’s Mojave Desert to his current status as a swaggering rock icon and sought-after guest star on numerous other projects, the Queens remain his most consistent outlet and output. This week, Queens of the Stone […]

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Festival News: ACL and EDC Lineups Prove Bigger is Better

Two of the American festival season’s biggest events revealed stacked lineups full of top tier artists and expansions to make room for more people – proving that music addicts’ favorite time of year keeps getting bigger and better. Austin City Limits Reveal Lineup and Additional Weekend Festival favorite Austin City Limits revealed a fully loaded […]

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