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Plans for New Supergroup

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Plans for New Supergroup

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has teamed up with ex-Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan, and ex-Screaming Trees drummer (and fellow Mad Season member) Barrett Martin for a brand new side-project McCready tells Billboard. “Duff and Barrett and I got together. We wrote some new stuff and we took some of those old Mad Season demos from that [unreleased] second...

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Green and Clean: Billy Joe Armstrong

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 | 0 comments

Green and Clean: Billy Joe Armstrong

In an exclusive interview in the upcoming issue of Rolling Stone, Billie Joe Armstrong opens up about his years of alcohol and prescription drug abuse and his road back from his onstage meltdown at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas last September. “I’d wake up in a strange house on a couch. I wouldn’t remember how. It was a complete blackout.” says Armstrong. He...

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Chicago Beer Festival 2013

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 | 0 comments

Chicago Beer Festival 2013

It’s about time to start planning some fun to pull us out of the dead of winter. How about the Chicago Beer Festival on March 30 at Union Station, for starters? The Chicago Beer Festival returns to Union Station, featuring dozens of domestic and international breweries, sampling their fall seasonal beers. The fall beer festival will have two sessions, 1pm to 4pm and 6pm to 9pm. Admission...

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Just Another Day With Travis Barker

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Just Another Day With Travis Barker

Photo Gallery: As Travis Barker of Blink-182 prepared for his all-star performance at the Grammys last week, he let Rolling Stone behind the scenes to document his day. Click HERE to view life with Travis…...

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Casting Call: Nirvana

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 | 0 comments

Casting Call: Nirvana

Few bands have made quite the impact that Nirvana did when they exploded onto the scene in the early ’90s. Led by frontman Kurt Cobain and featuring the talents of drummer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic, Nirvana revolutionized rock music with their 1991 sophomore album, ‘Nevermind. But who should play the iconic rockers in a movie? Besides the obvious choice of Macaulay Culkin as Kurt...

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Chili Peppers In Love Dying

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Chili Peppers In Love Dying

“In Love Dying,” the latest installment in the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ singles series, is currently available at the band’s webstore. The eight-minute track is also available through Amazon.com and iTunes. When the Peppers released their latest LP, I’m With You, they noted that they had a bunch of leftover material to be released as singles. “In Love...

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