HITS Daily Double


October starts Sunday. So does Max Lousada, who inevitably tops the latest iteration of our trending-topics Top 10. Lousada’s official start date is Oct. 1, a day after the annual deadline for the Grammys release year. Feels like a pivotal moment in our corner of the world.

Sure, the biz is Maxed out right now, but there’s also a ton of industry chatter about David Massey’s tropically hot Island and core band The Killers, who are lined up for a return to the top of the album charts; their fellow Vegas residents Imagine Dragons, riding a pair of rock crossover hits; newly anointed streaming king Post Malone; coveted free agent-to-be Steve Bartels; and more.

The dog days are over, boys and girls—welcome to Rocktober ’17.

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