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The Black Keys Set to Premier New Song Tomorrow

The Black Keys Set to Premier New Song Tomorrow

The Black Keys have another new song on the way tomorrow, April 25. The duo recently released ‘Lo/Hi’, their first new song together in five years, and will drop ‘Eagle Birds’ next. No word yet on when the band’s follow-up album to Turn Blue will be making its appearance, but we’re hoping for sometime later this…

Watch: The ‘Avengers’ Cast Covers Billy Joel

Watch: The ‘Avengers’ Cast Covers Billy Joel

Did you know The Avengers have a collective superpower? BEHOLD!!! THE POWER OF SONG!!! Recently on the Tonight Show, the cast of Avengers: Endgame including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Brie Larson and more covered Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start the Fire” with a cool comic book spin. There’s even a really sweet nod…

Oakland Skater Transforms Electric Skateboard Into Mini Bus

Oakland Skater Transforms Electric Skateboard Into Mini Bus

Creativity at its finest. One Oakland individual recently turned their board into a miniature, old-school bus. And can we just say that this maayyyyy be our new favorite mode of transportation now? Instagrammer Kat Ferreira snapped the bus-boarder in action with the caption “Anyone who thinks they’ve seen it all hasn’t spent time in Oakland.…

If Your Password Is One of These Band Names, You Should Change It ASAP

If Your Password Is One of These Band Names, You Should Change It ASAP

“There goes my cyber security, watch it as it goes…” Maybe you’re a huge fan of Blink-182, Foo Fighters, or Green Day. Maybe you’ve even used one of those band names as a password for internet-related purposes. If that’s the case, you should definitely change it as soon as possible. Recently, a “global password risk…

Listen: Florence + The Machine Debut New Song in ‘Game of Thrones’

Listen: Florence + The Machine Debut New Song in ‘Game of Thrones’

If you watched Game of Thrones last night, you may have caught the brand new song ‘Jenny of Oldstones’ from Florence + The Machine. The song played during the closing credits following Podrick Payne singing ‘Jenny’s Song’ by a fire, which is featured in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice. Personally…

4/20 SF: What to Do and Where to Go

4/20 SF: What to Do and Where to Go

Get high on life (and weed) this Saturday! If you’re looking for things to do for 4/20, here’s a quick list of events we think are worth checking out!   Excellent Edibles & Bodacious Blunts: a 420 Adventure Through the 90’s When: 7:30pm Where: Private location at 1112 Bryant St, San Francisco What: This is…

Easter Around the Bay: Egg Hunts, Parades, and More!

Easter Around the Bay: Egg Hunts, Parades, and More!

Easter is this Sunday and there’s tons to do this weekend with the family! We’ve made a short list of cool things to check out and explore around the Bay. What are you waiting for? Hop to it!   Alameda Downtown Easter Egg Hunt  Where: Downtown Alameda When: Saturday April 20, 11am – 2pm What:…

The Killers Tease New Details of Next Album on Social Media Post

The Killers Tease New Details of Next Album on Social Media Post

The Killers JUST released an album, Wonderful Wonderful, in 2017 but, selfishly, we’re ready for another one. Luckily, there’s good news for Killers fans everywhere: the next album is in the works and shaping up nicely! In December 2018, The Killers first hinted they were in the studio recording. pic.twitter.com/BYdC3BgfR1 — The Killers (@thekillers) December 12,…

Petition Launches to Name Black Hole After Chris Cornell

Petition Launches to Name Black Hole After Chris Cornell

  If you’ve been on the internet at all this week, you’ve most likely seen the incredible first-ever images of a black hole astronomers released on April 10. What does today's black hole image news mean? Our @ChandraXRay Observatory team puts it into perspective and shares just what a difficult feat it was for @NSF…

Everything You Need to Know For Record Store Day in The Bay

Everything You Need to Know For Record Store Day in The Bay

Skip sleeping in, get off the couch, and hit your local record store for Record Store Day! This Saturday, the 13th, there’s a ton of shops participating in the 11th Annual Record Store Day which offers special releases and exclusives. Click here for the complete list. If you don’t know which shops are participating this…

This Re-Cast ’90s Avengers Trailer Will Give You Serious Nostalgia

This Re-Cast ’90s Avengers Trailer Will Give You Serious Nostalgia

  Don’t get us wrong, Chris Hemsworth plays a great Thor, but ’90s Brad Pitt wielding the mighty Mjolinr with luscious blonde locks? SIGN US UP. Recently the internet was gifted with a nostalgic ‘what-if’ Avengers trailer, re-casting the beloved Marvel movie icons with your favorite ’90s stars. With Sarah Michelle Gellar as Captain Marvel,…

Watch This Amazing Mashup of Green Day and The Simpsons

Watch This Amazing Mashup of Green Day and The Simpsons

In preparation for Smells Like the ’90s Weekend, take a break from work and enjoy this gem of a mashup between Green Day’s ‘Basketcase’ and The Simpsons’ classic ‘Steamed Hams’. ‘Steamed Hams’ is from a 1996 episode called ’22 Short Films About Springfield’, where Superintendent Chalmers visits Principal Skinner for an ‘unforgettable luncheon’. Check out…

Watch: Trailer Drops for New ‘Joker’ Movie

Watch: Trailer Drops for New ‘Joker’ Movie

“My mother always tells me to smile and put on a happy face.” The Clown Prince of Crime is coming to the big screen in October. This morning, the trailer for the Joker origin movie was released and it looks intense. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, the film will detail Joker’s descent into madness and show us…

Beck and Cage the Elephant Team Up for Catchy New Song ‘Night Running’

Beck and Cage the Elephant Team Up for Catchy New Song ‘Night Running’

Beck and Cage the Elephant are hitting the road together this summer, but they’re not stopping there. They recently got together to collab on a brand new track, ‘Night Running’ which will be featured on Cage the Elephant’s upcoming album Social Cues (April 19th). Like wine and cheese, Beck and Cage the Elephant pair perfectly; Beck…

Listen to New Music from Blink-182 and All Time Low Supergroup Simple Creatures

Listen to New Music from Blink-182 and All Time Low Supergroup Simple Creatures

Because why be in just one band? Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth have formed a new supergroup by the name of Simple Creatures and will be releasing their debut EP, Strange Love, this Friday, the 29th. The band has previously shared two tracks off the upcoming EP, but recently dropped another…

MySpace Loses Every Song Uploaded from 2003 to 2015

MySpace Loses Every Song Uploaded from 2003 to 2015

Sorry, MySpace. You’re no longer in our Top 8 anymore. The once extremely popular social media site used to be a huge starting point for artists hoping to break into the music industry. We’re looking at you, Panic! At the Disco and Arctic Monkeys. Nice job. But now, MySpace is just a graveyard of your…

KFOG Studio Sessions: Houses

KFOG Studio Sessions: Houses

Composed of husband and wife duo, Dexter Tortoriello and Messina Messina, Houses’ haunting electronic ballads are akin to a deep sigh after a long breath.

St. Patrick’s Day Parades Around the Bay

St. Patrick’s Day Parades Around the Bay

Don’t get pinched! St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re looking to hit a parade with the fam, friends, or your doggo, here’s a couple cool parades to check out this weekend!   168th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Where: San Francisco When: Saturday, 11:30 am What: The West Coast’s largest Irish event…

Where to Live Stream the Chili Peppers’ Performance at Egypt Pyramids Tomorrow

Where to Live Stream the Chili Peppers’ Performance at Egypt Pyramids Tomorrow

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – MARCH 08: Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers performs at Spark Arena on March 08, 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images) Tomorrow, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will join the handful of artists that have had the opportunity to perform at the Pyramids of Giza.…

Watch: Billie Eilish Discusses New Music and More While Eating Hot Sauce

Watch: Billie Eilish Discusses New Music and More While Eating Hot Sauce

“It’s the show with hot questions and even hotter wings,” Hot Ones host Sean Evans explains. If you haven’t checked out the unique and spicy YouTube series Hot Ones yet, you gotta binge-watch all the episodes today instead of doing work. The show’s host Sean Evans sits down with celebrities of all kinds: musicians, celebrity…

Listen: The Black Keys Release First New Song in Five Years

Listen: The Black Keys Release First New Song in Five Years

The music gods have smiled upon us today. This morning, The Black Keys gifted us with a brand new song called ‘Lo/Hi’; a buzzy, electric track that’s reminiscent of their earlier days. It’s been five years since their last album, Turn Blue, was released and we’ve missed Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney dearly. ‘Lo/Hi’ is…

Hear a Snippet of Arcade Fire’s ‘Baby Mine’ from New Dumbo Movie

Hear a Snippet of Arcade Fire’s ‘Baby Mine’ from New Dumbo Movie

Tim Burton’s live-action spin on the Disney classic Dumbo hits theaters March 29th. Bring a box of tissues and someone to hug; it’s going to be a tear-jerker. The movie will feature music from Arcade Fire, a beautiful and modern cover of “Baby Mine” that will be played during the end credits. They recently released a…

Have You Been Singing These Blink-182 Lyrics Wrong This Whole Time?

Have You Been Singing These Blink-182 Lyrics Wrong This Whole Time?

  What’s the lyrics again? There’s a definite chance you’ve been singing the lyrics to “What’s My Age Again?” wrong your whole life. Over the weekend, Mark Hoppus sent out a tweet that confused and stunned fans. He made reference to the opening lines of the song, tweeting:   Due to personal reasons I will…

Ditch The Fancy Dinner: Alternative Valentine’s Dates in The Bay

Ditch The Fancy Dinner: Alternative Valentine’s Dates in The Bay

Valentine’s Day is this Thursday. And, yes, dinner by candlelight staring into your special someone’s eyes is sweet and all, but what about exploring a museum after dark? Or hitting up a video game night? OR cuddling with baby goats?! Here’s just a couple fun things worth checking out in the Bay Area this Thursday:…

Oakland’s Fantastic Negrito wins Grammy for latest album Please Don’t Be Dead

Oakland’s Fantastic Negrito wins Grammy for latest album Please Don’t Be Dead

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 10: Fantastic Negrito, winner of Best Contemporary Blues Album for ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’, poses in the press room during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) Oakland’s own Fantastic Negrito…

Brendon Urie Pleads with Fans: “Please Stop Kissing Me at Shows”

Brendon Urie Pleads with Fans: “Please Stop Kissing Me at Shows”

“I chime in with a ‘haven’t you people ever heard of’”…not kissing Brendon Urie at shows? Panic! At The Disco will be at the Oracle Arena on February 19th. If you’re planning on being there, please refrain from planting a smooch on frontman Brendon Urie when he makes his way into the crowd for the…

Albums to look forward to in 2019

Albums to look forward to in 2019

With 2018 fully in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look ahead to the music that will make up our playlists in 2019. Below are a handful of albums that should be exciting listens in the upcoming year.

Relive: Concert For Kids 2018

Relive: Concert For Kids 2018

Sublime With Rome, Iration and Mt. Joy rocked The Masonic, and we thank everyone for another great Concert For Kids benefiting UCSF Childrens Hospital’s and Toys For Tots! Check out all the photos below to relive the killer evening. Wishing you a wonderful holiday and happy new year! PHOTOS Sublime With Rome – Performance Sublime With Rome –…

These California road trips are perfect for last-minute weekend vacations

These California road trips are perfect for last-minute weekend vacations

By Grant Porter for Unsplashed With summer coming to a close, its the perfect time to get a quick last-minute vacation in. The following list is the best road trip-friendly locations from the Bay Area. San Juan Bautista This mission-era town has restaurants, antique shops, and boutiques. Plus, The San Juan Bautista De Anza trail…

W. Kamau Bell on comedy, the Supreme Court, and the direction of the country

W. Kamau Bell on comedy, the Supreme Court, and the direction of the country

Kamau stopped by for a conversation about his time coming up through the comedy ranks in the San Francisco, how he caught the eye of Chris Rock and landed his first TV show, and what he’s  learned about the current political climate by interviewing people all over the country on United Shades of America.

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