More than 120 bands are set for New Jersey 's Bamboozle festival April 29-May 1 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford but while mega acts like Lil Wayne, Motley Crue, Taking Back Sunday, the Gaslight Anthem, Bruno Mars, Wiz Khalifa, and Thirty Seconds to Mars hold down the headline spots, these 10 up-and-comers caught our attention. Find out why this mix of rock, folk, metal, dance, and hip-hop matters this year, and hear their music!
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PREVIEW BY PETER GASTON
Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »