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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…

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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…

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Flashback to 1988 – The Pixies

At the time of its release, ‘Surfer Rosa’ was no big deal. The Pixies’ debut album came less than six months after their first EP, ‘Come On Pilgrim,’ which included a handful of songs remixed from their scrappy demo tape. But ‘Come On Pilgrim’ didn’t stir much interest outside of a small college-rock cult audience. So…

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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…

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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…

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Brand SPANKIN’ New Depeche Mode ‘Soothe My Soul’

Depeche Mode went with a ballad as the first single off their forthcoming thirteenth studio album, and now they’re showing off a different side of ‘Delta Machine.’ ‘Soothe My Soul,’ the disc’s second single, is decidedly more up-tempo than ‘Heaven,’ with pounding beats, rhythmic pulses and throbbing electronics creating a sinister backdrop for Dave Gahan’s typically foreboding words. It’s…

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Trent Reznor – How To Destroy Angels

Trent Reznor‘s How to Destroy Angels project has released a boatload of information about their upcoming full-length debut, ‘Welcome oblivion,’ which drops via Columbia Records on March 5. There are to be different covers for different configurations of the album. Shown is the vinyl artwork. The tracklistings are below. Notice the sentence-case capitalization — that’s intentional…

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Stooges – Ready To Die

Is Iggy Pop finally ‘Ready to Die?’ That’s the name of the new album from proto-punk legends the Stooges. A release date for the album has yet to be announced, but the band has finished recording, and the titles of two songs have been revealed: ‘I Got a Job But It Don’t Pay S—’ and…

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