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Unfortunately sad news to report with the word that a Hard Summer attendee, Andrew Cole Click from of Tracy, California was transported Sunday night to a local hospital where he later passed. The cause of death was not available however an autopsy will be performed. In addition, 23 other individuals required medical transports. The festival which …

Already broadcast this weekend on MTV Live and starting Monday June 12th on Facebook, MTV presents a look back at the last 10 years of Hard, the LA promotion group founded by Gary Richards. HARD 10 – A Decade of Crashing Sound Barriers With HARD, HOLY SHIP! and DESTRUCTO has already premiered this past weekend on on MTV …

News dropped today per the Fontana Herald News that the 3 young people that passed at this summer’s Hard Summer festival in Fontana each died from “acute MDMA toxicity”, along with contributing factors of the high temperatures. Total attendance at the event headlined by Ice Cube and Major Lazer totalled 146,000 people. It is unknown …

HARD Summer festival is back once again! The talented line up is superb and a unique mix! The creators behind HARD Events webpage locked itself behind a log-in screen, prompting the curious to try and unlock it.  A 1-800 number was listed and when called, offered this message, “Can you imagine the world without the …

Per the LA Times, “We are not looking to host [electronic dance music] concerts or related events in 2016,” Fair Assn. spokeswoman Renee Hernandez. This comes on the heels of the news that one of the young women that passed away at the Hard Summer event was due to ectasy usage. At the same time, …

Los Angeles County’s Electronic Music Task Force will not ask the Board of Supervisors to ban rave-like festivals on public land, according to recommendations finalized Dec. 3.The group made up of medical, fire, police and public health officials is expected to forward its 55 recommendations to the county’s leaders later this month, once county attorneys ensure …

Los Angeles County, concerned at the recent deaths of 2 young women at the Hard Summer event, has agreed with the Pomona Fairgrounds to cancel the ‘Hard Presents… a Night at the Fairplex’ event on September 10th as well as to downsize the upcoming Hard Halloween party from a prior approved 65,000 occupancy to 40,000. …

Circulating today on social media and music blogs is a photo of the supposed Hardfest Day of the Dead lineup for this Halloween weekend. While authenticity has yet to be verified, we have confirmed that 2 of the artists listed for day 2 on the photo are indeed playing (Claptone and DJ Tennis – verified …

HARD Summer Music Festival recently announced their 2015 lineup for their event on Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd at the Fairplex at Pomona in the Los Angeles area. The annual festival will feature over 90 artists across five stages. The headliners on Saturday, August 1st are The Weeknd, The Chemical Brothers, Dillon Francis, Porter Robinson (Live), …