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LiveStyle, Inc. Announces Gary Richards as President of Livestyle North America
2 years ago

LiveStyle, Inc. Announces Gary Richards as President of Livestyle North America

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Randy Phillips, President/CEO of LiveStyle, In., has announced that Gary Richards, aka Destructo, has officially joined the company as President of LiveStyle North America.

The founder of HARD Events, who recently …
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Gary Richards Reveals His Next Move: New York’s Electric Zoo
2 years ago

Gary Richards Reveals His Next Move: New York’s Electric Zoo

The come-up is real.

When news broke out of Gary Richards’ departure from his company, HARD Events, the dance music industry shed a few tears. Fear not, dance music lovers. …
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Everything Hurts and I’m Dying [HARD Summer Event Review]
2 years ago

Everything Hurts and I’m Dying [HARD Summer Event Review]

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I truly don’t remember the last time I went as hard as I did at this year’s HARD Summer (pun intended).

Just a few days before the California festival kicked …
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Breaking: Gary Richards Announces His Exit From Live Nation and HOLY SHIP!
2 years ago

Breaking: Gary Richards Announces His Exit From Live Nation and HOLY SHIP!

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After rumors about Gary Richards, aka Destructo, retiring from his duties as the host of HOLY SHIP! made rounds across the Internet today, the HARD Events founder took to his Facebook …
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Miss The ‘HARD10’ Documentary? Here’s When You Can Rewatch
2 years ago

Miss The ‘HARD10’ Documentary? Here’s When You Can Rewatch

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MTV Live recently aired the world premiere of HARD10-A DECADE OF CRASHING SOUND BARRIERS WITH HARD, HOLY SHIP! AND DESTRUCTO. The documentary follows the story of Gary Richards, the founder of one of …
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Gary Richards Apologizes to Fans Offended By HARD SUMMER Trailer
2 years ago

Gary Richards Apologizes to Fans Offended By HARD SUMMER Trailer

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After Gary Richards, Agata Alexander, and HARD Events dropped the trailer for HARD SUMMER 2017, many fans were severely offended by the direction of the video.

Richards, who also performs as Destructo …
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Why Everyone Needs to Chill the F*ck out Over the HARD SUMMER Trailer
2 years ago

Why Everyone Needs to Chill the F*ck out Over the HARD SUMMER Trailer

Unless you’ve been living under a WiFi-deprived rock, then you’ve probably heard about the controversial trailer for this year’s HARD SUMMER. Titled “GRL POWER,” the trailer depicts a major issue …
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How Radius Clauses and Promoter Politics Are Ruining Music Festivals
2 years ago

How Radius Clauses and Promoter Politics Are Ruining Music Festivals

When contracts dictate live music, who wins? With the beef taking place between promoters from both Insomniac and HARD Events, we might be about to find out.

It began in …
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HARD SUMMER Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
2 years ago

HARD SUMMER Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

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Los Angeles festival HARD SUMMER is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with an explosive lineup that makes for one of the most exciting festival announcements of the year.

Headlined by DJ Snake, …
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Why HOLY SHIP! Is The Best Music Festival on Earth
2 years ago

Why HOLY SHIP! Is The Best Music Festival on Earth

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How do you know someone has been on HOLY SHIP! before? Don’t worry, they’ll tell you. This year marked my second voyage on Gary Richards’ (aka Destructo’s) infamous floating music festival, and …
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