EDM superstar DJ Avicii has revealed that he will be collaborating with several rock stars for his new 2014 album. Some of the names he's working with for the album include Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, Coldplay's Chris Martin and Jon Bon Jovi.
A man has died at the Electric Daisy Carnival music festival, which is taking place in Las Vegas this weekend. A cause of death has not been released yet by the coroner.
Yesterday, we told you about the 28-year-old security guard who was severely injured at the Ultra Music Festival Friday night after a stampede of fans trampled her nearly to death by trying to rush the gates. On Sunday, the third and last day of the festival weekend, Miami city officials are warning that if changes aren't made, they could deny festival organizers permits for next year.
The annual Ultra Music Festival -- a gathering of the world's hottest DJs and EDM stars in Miami -- kicked off last night but it wasn't without hitches: The Miami New Times reports that several hundred attendees were injured last night, with 15 people needing to be hospitalized for more serious issues.
DJ Afrojack is a towering presence, both off the stage and on. Off the stage, he’s 26-year-old Nick van de Wall, an easy-going Dutch born man who stands well over six feet tall and admits to being a fan of PlayStation role playing games. As DJ Afrojack, his personality and persona is bigger than the thousands and thousands of fans that fill the hottest nightclubs and EDM festivals just to hear him perform.
Often labeled as the new "rock 'n' roll," the EDM genre has emerged from the smoke-filled trendy clubs and warehouse raves into mainstream media everywhere. With artists such as Avicii, Krewella and Calvin Harris releasing Top 40 singles, their influence and popularity will continue to grow in 2014. We've put together a list of 14 EDM artists and DJs who are the forefront of the genre and may just become the next superstars of the year.