(Facebook)Las Vegas is the place to be for debauchery, but not typically of the indie rock persuasion. All that's about to change with the launch of the Life Is Beautiful music festival, which is bringing the Killers, Kings of Leon, Beck, Imagine Dragons, and many more to downtown Vegas on October 25 through the 27. Tickets for the festival are currently a steal at $99.50 for a three-day weekend pass and $249.50 for a VIP weekend pass, with vacation packages available as well. Tickets go on...Read Full Story
It's been a year of highs and lows for Passion Pit, but the band is already planning great things for 2013, starting with a headlining tour of North America with special guests Matt & Kim.Tickets for the upcoming tour, which kicks off February 5 in Norfolk, Virginia, will be available via exclusive fan presales starting Wednesday, November 7. General public tickets will go on sale Friday, November 9 through the band's website, where one can find additional tour information as more dates are...Read Full Story
(Photos: Facebook | Columbia)Zimbio's resident music critics Alicia Dennis and Darrick Thomas debate the merits of Passion Pit's sophomore album Gossamer, out now on Columbia Records.Darrick: It's been more than three years since Passion Pit burst on the scene with their infectious brand of falsetto-driven electro-pop, and to tell you the truth, I didn't realize how much I missed them until I had a chance to really dive into Gossamer, a record that has a lot more going on than meets the eye...Read Full Story
(via Facebook)On Sunday, Passion Pit pulled out of a headlining set at Ohio's Bunbury Music Festival due to "band illness," according to the festival's official Twitter account. By Monday, news had spread that the band had cancelled all of its remaining tour dates, despite the fact that their new album, Gossamer, hits stores next week.A post on Marathon Music Works' official Facebook page reads, "Unfortunately we have been nformed that the remaining Passion Pit tour has been cancelled...Read Full Story
Passion Pit is an American electropop band from Cambridge, Massachusetts. The band is fronted by Michael Angelakos.