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
Indie rock’s favorite merry prankster — the Bizkit-covering, self-violating, gap-toothed, boy-king Mac DeMarco — has another collection of chewy guitar-pop treats to share. And for his next trick: normalcy. The Canadian-born and New York-based songwriter has always played harder with sincerity on record than his public persona would suggest; he’s growing up, getting… More »