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Red Hot Chili Peppers (Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for Outside Lands)

Red Hot Chili Peppers Finish Outside Lands With Triumphant Set

The Red Hot Chili Peppers once again proved to be among the world’s most reliable festival bands with a triumphant set packed with hits to close out Outside Lands music festival.

08/12/2013

Trent Reznor (Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Nine Inch Nails Dominate Outside Lands While Phoenix Shows Crowd-Surfing Skills

Nine Inch Nails dazzled San Francisco with high-tech tension while Phoenix delighted with death-defying crowd-surfing skills.

08/11/2013

Robert Smith of The Cure (Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Lollapalooza 2013, Sunday: The Cure Brings The Hits, Phoenix Brings The Party

For Lollapalooza’s final night, The Cure wasn’t interested in chitchat. Robert Smith knows that you want him to just shut up and sing, and that’s what he did. Phoenix on the other hand…

08/05/2013

(Theo Warger/Getty Images)

Lollapalooza 2013: Mumford & Sons Return Following Ted Dwane’s Surgery

Lollapalooza 2013 marks Mumford & Sons’ return after Ted Dwane’s surgery, and the Postal Service are apparently make-out music.

08/04/2013

Came Back Haunted: Nine Inch Nails. (Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Lollapalooza 2013 Day 1: Nine Inch Nails, The Killers, Lana Del Rey, New Order & More

Friday’s Lollapalooza lineup was infested with four-to-the-floor beats from the majority of bands morning to night because a) that’s what sells and that’s what’s on the radio.

08/03/2013