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Coldplay to Chill A Few Years

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Coldplay to Chill A Few Years

Everybody needs to relax once in awhile. But this is bad news for Coldplay fans: The band announced it’s taking a massive break at a gig in Brisbane, Australia on Wednesday. Frontman Chris Martin told concert attendees that the group wanted to make the performance their best ever. “This is the last big show for three years or so,” Martin said. “I don’t want to...

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dogs eating dogs–Blink 182

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 | 0 comments

dogs eating dogs–Blink 182

Blink-182 have announced the release details of their upcoming, independent EP, dogs eating dogs. The EP, which is set for release December 18, is available for pre-order at the band’s official site , and ordering options include 3 bundles ranging in price from $19.99 to $99.99 (the latter includes a limited edition print by Brandon Heart, a holiday T-shirt, holiday wrapping paper and a...

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Alternative Thanks

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 | 0 comments

Alternative Thanks

Who says you have to eat this bird, the turkey, on Thanksgiving? It IS a free country, so it should mean Americans are free to choose whatever the heck they want to eat on this most excellent four day weekend holiday (for some). Skip the turkey altogether and opt for a non turkey Thanksgiving. Food blogger Simply Recipes has many great options to choose from. It’s a good chance this meal...

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Soundgarden: “Been Away Too Long”

Posted by on Nov 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Soundgarden: “Been Away Too Long”

Soundgarden’s King Animal marks the group’s return a full 15 years after their initial breakup and, in the video for the album cut “Been Away Too Long,” the alt-rockers rage again with neck-breaking authority. The clip’s story is intriguing, too: a young girl in a straitjacket rises from bones and runs from mysterious men and attack dogs but gets trapped in...

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Dave Grohl Reunites with QOTSA

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 | 0 comments

Dave Grohl Reunites with QOTSA

So THAT’S what he’s gonna be doing while the Foo Fighters take a break.  Dave has returned to Queens of the Stone Age, the alternative band fronted by former Kyuss guitarist Josh Homme that he drummed for in 2002. This is Grohl’s second stint with Queens of the Stone Age. He played on one album, ‘Songs for the Deaf,’ which is their most commercially successful album to date, having...

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Travis Barker’s Public Service Announcement

Posted by on Oct 29, 2012 | 0 comments

Travis Barker’s Public Service Announcement

Can you identify with this poor dad? Have you “lost your touch”?  Thankfully, there’s now help for you. Jimmy Kimmel Live and Travis Barker have recently teamed up to star in a spoof PSA titled “Helping Parents To Rock.” It’s quite generous for a star of this caliber to donate his valuable time to help educate, promote, and share such a private...

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