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New Cobain Suicide Scene Photos

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 | 0 comments

New Cobain Suicide Scene Photos

We thought for sure that by now, on the 19th anniversary of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain‘s death, every last shred of documentation regarding the iconic rocker’s suicide would have been unearthed. Turns out we were wrong. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the hometown paper of record, sent several photographers to Cobain’s Lake Washington Boulevard mansion on April 8, 1994, the day an electrician...

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Vans Warped Tour 2013

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Vans Warped Tour 2013

The lineup and tour dates for the 2013 edition of the ever-popular Vans Warped Tour have been announced!  The 40-date trek kicks off on June 15 in Seattle and runs through Aug. 4 in Houston. The Chicago date is July 20 at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater. The lineup will feature the likes of Motion City Soundtrack, Bring Me the Horizon, Reel Big Fish, Crown the Empire, the Story So Far and...

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WANTED: Bass Player for Machine Head

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 | 0 comments

WANTED: Bass Player for Machine Head

Now’s your chance.  Machine Head are holding public auditions to find a temporary bass player. The goal of Machine Head’s new experiment? Finding a stellar musician to perform with the band on this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. In a shocking turn of events last month, Machine Head fired original bassist Adam Duce after over 20 years of holding down the low end for the...

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Morrissey to Retire?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013 | 0 comments

Morrissey to Retire?

Morrissey‘s health has been a hot topic as of late, what with all of the scrapped shows, double pneumonia scare and ultimately canceled tour. Now, the singer has revealed that things were even worse than they appeared — and they already looked pretty bad — as he apparently suffered internal bleeding. He’s also said that doctors have urged him to retire in order to preserve his health. NO WAY....

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Record Store Day

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 | 0 comments

Record Store Day

The Cure, R.E.M. and the Lemonheads are among the many artists with music set to be released via Rhino Records on Record Store Day 2013, which is scheduled for April 20. Other releases due out on RSD 2013 from Rhino include albums from the Cure side project the Glove; classic rockers the Doors, the Band and the Grateful Dead; punk veterans the Misfits and X and a Factory Records sampler...

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Strokes–Comedown Machine–Now Streaming

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 | 0 comments

Strokes–Comedown Machine–Now Streaming

The Strokes are now streaming their newest album, Comedown Machine, on their website — a week ahead of its scheduled release date of March 25. Comedown Machine will be the New York-based rock band’s fifth studio album. Their previous album, Angles, was released in 2011. Favorites so far on this album are track 05, “80’s Comedown Machine, and track 10, “Happy...

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