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AREA 15 OPENS ITS DOORS

AREA15, located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, represents the world’s first purpose-built immersive entertainment district offering live events, distinctive attractions, interactive art installations, extraordinary design elements, unique retail, ground-breaking technology, bars and eateries, and much more

Starting in Jul, AREA15 will invite guests to enjoy Fourth of July Weekend festivities and an array of brand-new events, promotions, and experiences.

The events consist of Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, Klimt: The Immersive Experience, Yoga and Wellness with Dray, and many more exciting events for guests to experience.

The most exclusive way to explore AREA15 is through the Insider Package. AREA15’s Insider Package must be booked at least three days in advance. This three-hour package is available for four to 16 guests. Additional tickets, upgrades, and add-ons are available upon request at an additional cost. The Insider Package can be booked here.

For more information on these events, click HERE. You can also follow Area 15 on their socials to ensure you stay updated on more out of this world events to come, Instagram // Twitter // Facebook // YouTube

Wiz Khalifa at Drai’s

Drai’s Beachclub • Nightclub will continue to be a guaranteed hot spot on the Las Vegas Strip throughout June with full-length Drai’s LIVE concerts by music icons Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz and more. Located on the rooftop of The Cromwell, Drai’s Nightclub is open from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Friday through Sunday; Drai’s Beachclub is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday; and Drai’s Resort Pool is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Tickets and VIP table reservations are available on the website at www.draisgroup.com. Other special requests are available by emailing info@draislv.com. 

Nightclub Lineup:

  • Friday, June 3 – 2 Chainz
  • Saturday, June 4- Wiz Khalifa
    • A multi-platinum selling, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated recording artist, Wiz Khalifa is known for hits such as We Dem Boyz and Black and Yellow. Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J released collaborative album Stoner’s Night on Friday, February 11.
  • Sunday, June 5 – E-40 and Too $hort
  • Friday, June 10 – Yo Gotti
    • In addition to his rapping career, Yo Gotti is also the mastermind behind the record label, Collective Music Group. He recently dropped single H Spot with artist Lil Poppa
  • Saturday, June 11 – Chris Brown
    • Grammy-award winning superstar, Chris Brown, is set kick off the premier performance of his multi-year residency with Drai’s. He recently announced the release date of his newest album Breezy  will drop on June 24.
  • Sunday, June 12 – Cam’ron
  • Friday, June 17 – Big Sean
    • Multi-platinum artist, Big Sean is best known for smash hits such as I Don’t F**k with You and My Last. He released a new song, in collaboration with famed record R&B Singer Queen Naija, entitled Hate Our Love. The artist recently headlined at the 2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
  • Saturday, June 18 – Wiz Khalifa
  • Sunday, June 19 – Fabolous
  • Friday, June 24 – French Montana
    • Montana released his fourth studio album They Got Amnesia featuring collaborations with music superstars Doja Cat, Lil Durk, Pop Smoke and more. He has earned BET Awards for Pop That and his collaboration on All the Way Up with Fat Joe, Remy Ma and Infrared.
  • Saturday, June 25 – Special Guest
  • Sunday, June 26 – Cordae
    • Cordae is a rap artist popular for hit song Chronicles featuring artists H.E.R and Lil Durk.

Swim Night:

  • Thursday, June 2 – Chase B
    • Drai’s swim night will feature sounds by Chase B, the DJ of rapper Travis Scott.
  • Thursday, June 9 – DJ Direct
    • Music director for Drai’s After Hours and founder of Blueprint Sound, DJ Direct is known for creating a high-energy party atmosphere that is sure to get a crowd on their feet.
  • Thursday, June 16 – Special Guest
  • Thursday, June 23 – Special Guest

Beachclub:

  • Friday, June 3 – Lucky Lou
    • DJ Lucky Lou has gained the reputation as one of the hottest DJs and has been recognized for his turntable mastery along with his tremendous showmanship.
  • Saturday, June 4 – 2 Chainz
  • Sunday, June 5 – Wiz Khalifa
  • Friday, June 10 – Baddies Only
    • DJ Baddies Only brings stimulating energy to his music alongside his very own beautiful baddies. He aims to create the most entertaining party atmosphere ever.
  • Saturday, June 11 – Yo Gotti
  • Sunday, June 12 – DJ Direct
  • Friday, June 17 – Maria Romano
    • Maria Romano is a Las Vegas favorite DJ.
  • Saturday, June 18 – Big Sean
  • Sunday, June 19 – Wiz Khalifa
  • Friday, June 24- Maria Romano
  • Saturday, June 25 – French Montana
  • Sunday, June 26 – Cordae

Drai’s is the only nightclub in Las Vegas that offers full-length concerts by today’s top-charting artists. Every weekend, the Drai’s LIVE concert series brings big names like Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, French Montana and 2 Chainz to the rooftop of The Cromwell, with banner performances set to the stunning backdrop of the lights of the Las Vegas Strip. The upcoming Drai’s LIVE concert lineup can be found here. From 11 stories high surrounded by breathtaking views of the Las Vegas Strip , the sweeping 35,000-square-foot Drai’s Beachclub is also known for sensational pool parties, luxurious cabanas and bungalows. In addition to two full-service bars, Drai’s Beachclub offers more than 75 luxurious VIP tables under an awning of towering palms. Drai’s Beachclub transforms to Drai’s Resort Pool and is open to the public at no charge. It brings a laidback resort pool experience with a spa-inspired lunch menu every Monday through Thursday. The upcoming Drai’s LIVE concert lineup can be found here.

Drai’s Beachclub • Nightclub takes entertainment and nightlife to new heights in an unmatched setting – The Nightclub also takes place on the rooftop of The Cromwell with dazzling views of the Las Vegas Strip at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Boulevard. Drai’s Nightclub is a 30,000-square-foot palatial, multi-level club with an expansive dance floor, massive LED lighting systems, and modern technology featuring more than 7,000 square feet of the most state-of-the-art high-definition LEDs in production, including a towering 80-sided LED disco ball – the only one of its kind. Drai’s Nightclub is home to Drai’s LIVE, an unprecedented concert series that provides fans with the opportunity to see full-length performances by top performers like Lil Wayne and Lil Baby in an up-close setting unlike anything else in the world. The legendary Drai’s After Hours has solidified itself as the ultimate late-night, see-and-be-seen party destination for more than two decades. Drai’s After Hours is a sleek, sexy lounge where DJs play chart-topping songs of today, including top 40, Latin and hip-hop music. In addition to bottle service, Drai’s After Hours is one of the only spots on the Strip to offer hookah nightly. Drai’s After Hours is open from midnight to close every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. More information, including reservations, tickets and hours, is available at DraisGroup.com. Follow Drai’s on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – @draislv, @draisbeachclub and @draisafterhours. 

The Cromwell is named a Top 10 “Best U.S. Casino” by USA TODAY 10BEST Readers’ Choice. Recipient of the Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Award and the first standalone boutique hotel on the famed Strip – brings an exclusive, luxury lifestyle hotel experience, focusing on hospitality, amenities and personalized service. The Cromwell is the first hotel in Las Vegas to offer mobile key technology for digital, keyless entry to rooms via the guests’ iOS devices. Located on the bustling corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road directly across from Caesars Palace. The Cromwell keeps it intimate with 188 rooms including 19 suites, a personalized virtual concierge service named Ivy, a 40,000-square-foot casino, an elevated hotel lobby bar, a casino lounge featuring live entertainment and delights from award-winning GIADA. The Cromwell is operated by a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR). For more information, please visit thecromwell.com  or the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find The Cromwell on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram. Must be 21 or older to gamble. Know When To Stop Before You Start. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-522-4700

McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S press photo via McLaren Gracia Yap PR Manager for use by 360 MAGAZINE

McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S

McLaren Special Operations’ brand new, highly exclusive design model is here – the Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S. The automobile dwells in Albert Park, Australia, native to the Australian Grand Prix and the St Kilda foreshore. The new 720S commission standard comes produced in a mere cycle of just three cars, making it a luxurious, rare find.

The Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S takes inspiration from the McLaren Formula 1 Driver, Daniel Ricciardo himself. The commissioned sports car was produced in a joint venture with the McLaren Sydney and corresponding Melbourne retailers.

George Biggs, the Commercial Executive Director of McLaren Automotive, raved about the uniqueness of the 720S, stating, “We’re delighted to see the first of this exclusive series arrive in Australia, as at home on the tarmac around Albert Park as its namesake Daniel Ricciardo. Complete with the Australian flag adorning the front haunches, this special edition model is the perfect celebration of our Perth-born racer – we’re excited to see it out on Australian roads.”

The creation of the 720S’ operates as a celebration of Ricciardo and his prized individualism. The limited series of three models aids reference to Ricciardo’s racing number, “3.” Color scheme for the 720s, too, reflects that of the McLaren Formula 1 2021 MCL35M race car, showcasing hues of Papaya spark and Burton blue.

Ricciardo spoke on the experience of driving for McLaren, saying, “One of the great privileges of driving for McLaren is getting behind the wheel of many of the marque’s exhilarating supercars and while each offers something unique, the 720S is the absolute benchmark.”

Other notable Ricciardo racing characteristics consist of the Carbon Fibre sills engraved with his signature, ‘One of Three’ devotion plates and his racing number “3” stamped onto the 720S dihedral doors.

About McLaren Automotive

Standing as pioneers and inventors of the world’s most pristine, high-performance sports cars, McLaren Automotive launched their corporation in 2010, now the largest section of the McLaren Group. The company generates each vehicle at the McLaren Production Centre (MPC) out of Woking, Surrey, England. Known for the esteemed selection of GT, supercar, Motorsport and Ultimate models, their designs span all around 85 retailers in 40 markets across the globe.

McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S press photo via McLaren Gracia Yap PR Manager for use by 360 MAGAZINE
McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S press photo via McLaren Gracia Yap PR Manager for use by 360 MAGAZINE
McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S press photo via McLaren Gracia Yap PR Manager for use by 360 MAGAZINE
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LIL WAYNE & RICH THE KID RELEASE “TRUST FUND” MUSIC VIDEO 

ACCLAIMED COLLABORATIVE MIXTAPE TRUST FUND BABIES AVAILABLE ON CD IN INDIE RETAILERS NOVEMBER 26 AS RECORD STORE DAY EXCLUSIVE 

Today, the most dynamic new duo in the game Lil Wayne and Rich The Kid reveal the music video for “Trust Fund. It stands out as the latest single from their collaborative mixtape, Trust Fund Babies, out now via Young Money Records/Republic Records.

In the visual directed by Mooch [Iann Dior, Trippie Redd], Wayne and Rich The Kid take over a skate park. As halfpipe shredding moves abound, they trade head-turning and hypnotic bars with the airtight chemistry of lifelong friends. The clip jumps between footage of them superimposed on mini-bodies and video game avatars as the frenetic action never stops. 

It’s everything you’d hope for from this pair and more!

Next up, Trust Fund Babies will receive a limited physical CD release at independent record stores nationwide as part of Record Store Day 2021 on Black Friday November 26.

Meanwhile, Wayne continues to hold down the game. This fall, he released Tha Carter IV (Complete Edition) on streaming platforms in celebration of the critically acclaimed album’s 10th anniversary. Plus, he has shared a series of captivating visualizers for classic tracks, including “She Will” [feat. Drake], “Blunt Blowin,” “President Carter,” and “Nightmares of the Bottom.” Not to mention, he broke TikTok with his very first post for “Feelin’ Like Tunechi.

He recently unveiled “Tha Carter Singles Collection” 7” vinyl box set, featuring 19 of Wayne’s biggest “Tha Carter” series hits on 45 for the first time ever. To commemorate the launch, Wayne dropped the unreleased Tha Carter III era track “Ya Dig on streaming services via Young Money Records/Republic Records/UMe. The box set comes complete with liner notes and a booklet of rare photos. 

Wayne also launched the specialty Tha Carter IV Topps trading cards – making him the first rapper to have his own trading card collection.

Occupying rarified air, he now has the “3rd most Billboard Hot 100 hits of all time” with 175 entries, as reported by Forbes. Lighting up one banger after another, he joined Drake for “You Only Live Twice” with Rick Ross from the biggest-selling blockbuster album of the year, Certified Lover Boy, and appeared on “The Ritual” with Conway The Machine from AZ’s critically acclaimed Doe or Die II.

Be on the lookout for a whole lot more soon.

ABOUT LIL WAYNE:

Lil Wayne rewrote the entire game in his image. The five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum rap icon, Young Money Entertainment founder, acclaimed author, skater, philanthropist, and history-making superstar left an indelible tattoo on the culture. By 2020, he cemented his legacy forever as “one of the best-selling artists of all time, tallying sales in excess of 100 million records worldwide with 15 million albums and 37 million digital tracks sold in the United States alone. Not to mention, he garnered 11 BET Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, two MTV VMAs, and eight NCAAP Image Awards. Among many milestones, he emerged as “the first male artist to surpass Elvis Presley with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100, logging a staggering 109 entries. With a discography highlighted by two consecutive #1 debuts on the Billboard Top 200 with 2008’s triple-platinum three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning opus Tha Carter III and its double-platinum 2011 successor Tha Carter IV, he completed the series with Tha Carter V in 2018. Not only did it clinch #1 on the Billboard Top 200, but it also achieved “the second-largest streaming week for an album in history. Every song on the tracklisting charted on the Billboard Hot 100 as he became “the first artist to debut two songs in the top 5. It all bulldozed the way for his thirteenth full-length and fifth #1 on the Billboard Top 200, Funeral, a year later. Simultaneously, Wayne owns and operates Young Money Entertainment as C.E.O. The company ignited the careers of two of the most successful artists ever—Drake and Nicki Minaj. The committed philanthropist founded The One Family Foundation too.

ABOUT RICH THE KID:

Multiplatinum rap superstar Rich The Kid continues to deliver bold and blunt bangers propelled by razor sharp rhymes, clever ad-libs, and hypnotically hard-hitting hooks. The Atlanta phenomenon has landed two top five albums on the Billboard Top 200 with the platinum The World Is Yours [2018] and The World Is Yours 2 [2019]. Piling up platinum plaques and billions of streams and views, his catalog boasts fan favorites such as the double-platinum “b” [feat. Kendrick Lamar], triple-platinum “Plug Walk,” platinum “Talk To Me” with Tory Lanez, and platinum “Splashin.” He dropped his third album Boss Man in 2020 to widespread critical acclaim. As an entrepreneur, he has also broken other artists under his own Rich Forever Music, including Famous Dex and Jay Critch, to name a few. He kicks off his biggest chapter yet, teaming up with Lil Wayne on the 2021 single “Feelin’ Like Tunechi” and more to come.

Bobby Digital and The Pit Of Snakes by Norzine Lama, Z2 Comics, and Infamous PR for use by 360 Magazine

RZA × Z2 Comics

RZA Announces Forthcoming Graphic Novel Bobby Digital and The Pit Of Snakes  via Z2 Comics

RZA has today proudly announced that he is bringing his exceptional storytelling skills to the comic book medium with the announcement of Bobby Digital and the Pit of Snakes, an original graphic novel to be released in 2022.

The founding member of the multimedia supergroup The Wu-Tang Clan first introduced the world to his alter-ego with the 1998 album Bobby Digital in Stereo, with lush digital orchestral sounds and inventive beats, putting the rapper’s love of comic books on full display through its concept and execution. Now, exactly 23 years since its original release, RZA announces a partnership with Z2 Comics to give the character a story in the medium which inspired his creation.

RZA says “Out of all my creative personas and alter egos Bobby Digital is probably the best fit, for comics and graphic novels. It’s a pleasure for me to collaborate with Z2 Comics and bring this lush world of creativity into the comic space. The readers are going to be hit with something they never seen coming. Bong – Bong.

Who are you, what is real? This is the question Bobby Digital is seeking to answer. Embracing his id, ego and superego he embarks on a quest to figure out the nature of his reality and himself. He will be ambushed by enemies unknown, he will be tried in ways most men can’t endure. Will he be victorious? Most of all, will he survive the Pit of Snakes?! From the mind of the legendary RZA, Bobby Digital and The Pit of Snakes will coincide with the relaunch of the iconic character and be synced to music that will melt your mind.

Z2 Publisher and CEO Josh Frankel says “RZA has always shown himself to be a Swiss Army Knife of creativity, elevating every medium he touches, and to be able to help bring an already existing comic/music hybrid such as Bobby Digital to the page is amazing. I think everyone will be equally amazed at the result.”

Bobby Digital and the Pit of Snakes pairs RZA with White Noise Studios member Ryan O’Sullivan, whose last collaboration with Poppy was widely celebrated by fans and critics alike, with Sound & Fury artist Vasilis Lolos rounding out the team to bring the world of Bobby Digital to life. The book will be released in both softcover and hardcover formats in finer bookstores, comic shops and record stores everywhere in May 2022, with special limited deluxe and super deluxe versions available to preorder now exclusively through the Z2 website.

About Z2 Comics:

Z2 Comics is the premier destination for official music-related graphic novels, created in partnership with top-tier artists, musicians, directors and pop-culture icons. Distributed globally via Simon & Schuster, Z2 has collaborated with such diverse artists as Blondie, Cheech & Chong, Elvis Presley, Freddie Mercury, Joan Jett, Motley Crue, Ivan Moody, Gorillaz, Machine Gun Kelly, Sublime, Yungblud, Cypress Hill, Babymetal, Major Lazer, Rico Nasty and Alter Bridge as well as debut comic works by Grammy-nominated artists Sturgill Simpson and Poppy, as well as essential album tie-ins by The Doors, Anthrax, Public Enemy, Ronnie James Dio, King Diamond, and All Time Low. Additionally, the company has tapped top talent for the official graphic biographies of such pop-culture legends as The Grateful Dead, Beethoven, John Lee Hooker and Charlie “Bird” Parker.

About RZA:

Wu-Tang Clan mastermind Robert Diggs, best known as the RZA among several other pseudonyms, is one of hip-hop’s most revered, influential producers. With the group’s classic 1993 debut, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), he established their widely imitated core sound, consisting of stark, booming beats and chilling samples (heavily drawing from vintage soul records as well as kung fu movies), setting the backdrop for the crew’s gritty, violent narratives.

Following the album’s trailblazing success, Diggs participated in the pioneering horrorcore group the Gravediggaz, and produced the first wave of solo releases by his fellow Wu-Tang members. Starting with 1997’s Wu-Tang Forever, he concentrated less on producing Wu-Tang releases and devoted more time to his solo career, with the gold-selling debut by his alter ego Bobby Digital arriving in 1998.

He also successfully ventured into film and television work, beginning with his highly acclaimed score for Jim Jarmusch’s Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) and continuing with a lengthy string of soundtracks (Kill Bill Volume 1 & 2) and acting roles (American Gangster, Californication, Brick Mansions, The Dead Don’t Die). He made his directorial debut with 2012’s The Man with the Iron Fists, and has also directed Love Beats Rhymes (2017) and Cut Throat City (2020). RZA executively produced the Hulu original series Wu-Tang: An American Saga. He’s also written two books: The Wu-Tang Manual (2005) and The Tao Of Wu (2009).

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The Vines – Wine Club for Billionaires

As the world continues to adapt to the pandemic, many people are looking for new travel memberships and elite experiences to indulge in–luckily the answer for these individuals is two simple words: The Vines. The Vines is an exclusive explorer’s club and the first worldwide community dedicated to winemaking. Members have the opportunity to travel to the world’s most coveted wine regions and learn the art of winemaking with master practitioners, and even create their unique blends. However, memberships for The Vines are by invitation only. 

For background, in 2005, Michael Evans founded the luxury resort and private vineyard, The Vines of Mendoza, in Argentina. After many years of running the successful resort and having visitors from around the world, Michael decided to develop a sister project: a membership-only program with one goal, get people to know the world by making wine. Michael launched The Vines membership club in early 2020 and it has now evolved globally. The club has outposts and partners in seven regions around the world, including Champagne, Mendoza, Montalcino, Napa Valley, Priorat, The Mosel, and Willamette Valley, and they continue to expand beyond. 

In addition to traveling the world, members of The Vines are sent cases of wine throughout the year and are offered access to curated events centered around wine, food, culture and adventure. Over the course of the next five years, The Vines plans to offer winemaking in 12 different regions, as well as expand beyond winemaking, offering members a series of pop-ups like making Sake in Japan and Mezcal in Mexico.  

The initiation fees are $100,000 and annual dues are $1,500- $3,000 per quarter. Winemaking costs per barrel range from $7,000 to $37,000 based on site. The initial application questionnaire can be found HERE.

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The Underground Chicago Review

By: Emily Bunn × Vaughn Lowery

360 Magazine was invited to Chicago’s most-exclusive nightclub for an evening of merrymaking, music and memories. The Underground Chicago recently reopened last weekend after a fifteen-month lockdown and is yet again revitalizing Chicago’s VIP social scene. The choice club for A-listers– including celebrities like Justin Bieber, UsherLaBron James, David BeckhamWill.I.Am, and Miley Cyrus– The Underground consistently delivers elevated experiences surrounding music, cocktails, fashion, art and design. Entrepreneur and owner of The Underground, Billy Dec, comments on the club’s long-awaited re-opening:

The COVID pandemic has wiped out many live music and nightclub venues across the country,” says Dec. “Historically, nightclubs have had a pivotal role in cultural evolution. The Underground family fought to stay alive and reopen because we see it as a major responsibility—it’s our duty to elevate our community platform so people can come together to celebrate music, fashion, dance, art and design. After an unprecedented and impactful run, we look forward to constantly elevating and innovating our industry and The Underground experience fueled with excitement, creativity, service and positive energy.”

The vibrant ambiance of The Underground reflected the colorful diversity of guests inside, all of which were busy unleashing their signature moves on the packed dance floor. The discotheque throbbed with ecstatic energy and heavy bass lines all night long. A state-of-the-art sound system blared trendy music across all corners of the club for all to hear. The ambiance of the tunes was complimented by thrilling pyrotechnics and digital screens that projected artsy flicks.

Upon arriving at the legendary establishment, 360 Magazine was greeted with service from hospitable, welcoming staff members– including security and a stylish porter. On the particular night we visited, Lil Jon made a star appearance. Lil Jon, the musical mastermind behind releases such as Turn Down for What, Get Low, Cyclone, and Alive (with Offset and 2 Chainz), filled the club with energy and exuberance. Soundscapes swelled across every crowded corner of the club as the rapper delivered an incredible performance.

Lil Jon wasn’t the only celebrity guest, as he performed alongside Emmy award-winning TV host, actor and personality, Billy Dec. Dec also is the restaurateur and owner of the iconic nightclub but is best known for his roles in “Chicagoland,” “Mollywood,” “One Small Hitch,” and “Adventures in the Sin Bin,” among others. Dec has also appearance on many national broadcast programs, including NBC’s Today Show and NBC Today in Nashville.

Looking ahead, Dec is set to open The Underground’s sister venue, The Underground Cocktail Club. Scheduled to open over Lollapalooza weekend (July 30-Aug 1), this new establishment will feature a separate entrance to The Underground’s building and emphasize the nostalgic, vintage appeal of the 1920’s. The Underground Cocktail Club will focus on creating innovative cocktails and featuring more live performances. Next time 360 Magazine comes to Chicago, we can’t wait to have another memorable, lively night at the Underground.

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The Go-Go’s Beauty and the Beat LP Reissue

In Celebration Of Its 40th Anniversary, The Go-Go’s Beauty and the Beat To Be Reissued On Limited Edition Pink Vinyl Featuring New Cover Art On September 10

On July 8, 1981, The Go-Go’s released their platinum-selling, landmark debut, Beauty and the Beat. To celebrate the anniversary of its release, on September 10, 2021, UMe/Interscope will release Beauty and the Beat – 40th Anniversary Limited Edition pressed on pink vinyl with new cover art featuring a never-before-seen photo taken from the original album cover shoot. Each copy is numbered and will only be available at uDiscover, The Sound of Vinyl and the band’s official store. Pre-order, HERE.

The Go-Go’s skyrocketed to superstardom after they released one of the most successful debut albums of all time. Beauty and the Beat is a collection of hook-laden, infectious songs that stayed at No. 1 on the Billboard charts for six consecutive weeks, spawning the hits Our Lips Are Sealed (named one of Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Pop Singles) and We Got The Beat and also earned them a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist.  They have the notable distinction of being the only all-female band to write their own songs and play their own instruments on a No. 1 album. 

The Go-Go’s recently announced their 2021/2022 North American west coast dates to celebrate the band’s upcoming induction into the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Tickets are on sale now.

Date/Venue/City/State

Dec 28 SF Masonic Auditorium San Francisco, CA (Purchase Tickets)

Dec 29 Microsoft Theater Los Angeles, CA (Purchase Tickets)

Dec 31 The Venetian Theatre Las Vegas, NV (Purchase Tickets)

Jan 1 The Venetian Theatre Las Vegas, NV (Purchase Tickets)

Jan 3 Civic Theatre San Diego, CA (Purchase Tickets)

The Go-Go’s have sold over 7 million records worldwide becoming a global phenomenon and blazed brand-new trails in music – for women in particular.

Pre-order the classic Go-Go’s record Beauty and Beat reissue here.

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Allen Iverson’s Stepover Returning for Reebok 20th Anniversary

Reebok Confirms 20th Anniversary Revival of Iconic Answer IV “Stepover,” Available June 4

Today, following the revival of is coveted OG predecessor, Reebok has confirmed the official 20th Anniversary rerelease of Allen Iverson’s Answer IV “Stepover” (retailing at $130).

Introduced by Reebok for Iverson ahead of his momentous 2000-01 campaign, Answer IV was built to compliment the polarizing point guard’s on-court energy and off-court style, while carrying forward key Answer-series design elements like DMX cushioning. Colorways introduced by Reebok throughout the season would mark a multitude of historic moments via A.I. Most notable is a specific black and white iteration, now known as the “Stepover,” adorned by Iverson in game 1 of the ’00-’01 title matchup. The moniker nods an historic moment from the game in which A.I. shakes his opponent to the floor with a deceiving dribble move before draining a baseline jumper and stepping over the would-be defender as the crowd erupts and he returns up court. That viral frame, which served to further define Iverson’s vitality and dominance, is remembered through the Answer IV “Stepover.”

“Answer IV is the crown jewel of Iverson’s journey and the cultural shift he helped to lead,” recalled veteran Reebok Footwear Designer Xavier Jones upon the OG model’s rerelease earlier this year. “By his ’00-’01 season, ‘Chuck’ was already so beloved for his style and how he approached the game, but that year truly cemented A.I. as a cultural icon. On his feet, Answer IV became a symbol for the new era of modern athlete and a celebration of self-expression. It is without a doubt one of the most iconic sneakers to ever grace the hardwood.”

The 20th Anniversary reissue stays true its original design elements like the fading gradient “I3” logo cascading down the tongue veiled by the zipper shroud, 3M reflective details returning to the “I3” quarter panels and top of tongue, the original eye-catching upper and a dynamic outsole featuring DMX foam, a TPU bridge plate and tactical tread patterns. The outsole is complemented by OG graphic executions like the Iverson head sunken underfoot, engraved “Only The Strong Survive” tagline and “I3” and Vector logos at the bridge and forefoot.

While Answer IV carries forward Reebok basketball heritage and the legacy of Allen Iverson, the unique sneaker is equally fitting for rising hoopers today writing their own story.

Reebok’s Answer IV “Stepover,” retailing at $130, will be available globally on June 4 from Reebok and select local retailers.

MORE ABOUT REEBOK’S DMX CUSHIONING TECHNOLOGY

A product of Reebok’s Advanced Concepts division formed in the mid 1980s, DMX  (short for Dynamax) featured a series of interlinked air chambers under the foot that, thanks to the motion of the wearer’s stride, would fill and empty with air accordingly. If the wearer’s foot movement indicated that air was needed in a specific portion of the shoe, pressure would cause air to fill the corresponding chamber. This movement of air helped deliver new levels of comfort, cushioning and stability. The technology was suited for running, training, walking and basketball, but it really shone in the DMX Run 10 model in 1997. That same year, the original Answer basketball sneaker was released in time for Christmas, marking the beginning of an iconic line of shoes that thrived until 2014. As Reebok’s first basketball shoe to include DMX technology, commercials for the Answer emphasized how the new technology helped Iverson pull off his classic moves like the crossover. The effects of the DMX technology were so natural that Iverson said, “It’s like I don’t even think about it.”

ABOUT REEBOK
Reebok International Ltd., headquartered in Boston, MA, USA, is a leading worldwide designer, marketer and distributor of fitness and lifestyle footwear, apparel and equipment. An American-inspired global brand, Reebok is a pioneer in the sporting goods industry with a rich and storied fitness heritage. Reebok develops products, technologies and programming that enable movement so people can fulfill their potential. Reebok connects with the fitness consumer wherever they are and however they choose to stay fit – whether it’s functional training, running, combat training, walking, dance, yoga or aerobics. Reebok Classics leverages the brand’s fitness heritage and represents the roots of the brand in the sports lifestyle market.

 

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Volbeat Announces Exclusive Vinyl Release

VOLBEAT ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN/UK RELEASE OF HOKUS BONUS, RARITIES AND BONUS TRACK LIMITED EDITION VINYL, GET IT HERE

Today, Volbeat announces the European/UK vinyl release of Hokus Bonus: a vinyl-only compilation of ‘bonus tracks’ from special editions of the band’s previous albums, many of which have never been available on vinyl before. The LP, limited to 6K numbered copies, features cover art from long-time Volbeat illustrator Karsten Sand and will be pressed on yellow smoke vinyl. Hokus Bonus brings several songs such as Slaytan, Under The Influence, and Immortal But Destructable to the vinyl format for the first time, and also includes early versions of fan-favorites Evelyn, Black Rose, and Die To Live. We all spend a lot of time in record stores both at home and on tour, said the band, and bringing these songs to vinyl, some of them for the first time ever, brings us great joy. Hokus Bonus will be available on Friday, July 16th and can be pre-ordered here.

Volbeat emerged from Copenhagen in 2001. Since then, they’ve tirelessly clawed their way to hard rock’s upper echelon with endless touring and a string of seven beloved full-length albums. Their latest album Rewind, Replay, Rebound was released on August 2nd, 2019 and has spawned the hit singles Last Day Under The Sun, Leviathan and Die To Live.  Their latest release, Rewind, Replay, Rebound: Live In Deutschland, features live recordings of songs from Rewind, Replay, Rebound as well as fan-favorites recorded during the band’s sold-out 2019 European tour.

HOKUS BONUS Track list

Side A

  1. Rebel Angel – 3:25
  2. Angelfuck – 1:30 
  3. Ecotone – 3:47 
  4. Lola Montez (Harp Version) – 4:28 
  5. Evelyn (Early Michael Vox Version) – 3:29
  6. Slaytan – 0:59

Side B

  1. The Bliss – 4:43
  2. Black Rose (Michael Vox Version) – 3:58
  3. Under The Influence – 4:32
  4. Immortal But Destructible – 4:35
  5. Die To Live (Michael Vox Version) – 3:03