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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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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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Brand SPANKIN’ New Depeche Mode ‘Soothe My Soul’

Posted by on Mar 16, 2013 | 0 comments

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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Depeche Mode Heaven

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 |

Depeche Mode Heaven

Depeche Mode’s new album ‘Delta Machine’ drops March 26, and the band will support the record with a lengthy tour across Europe, with North American dates expected any day now. Check out a glimpse of HEAVEN:   Source:...

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Stooges – Ready To Die

Posted by on Jan 25, 2013 |

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 ‘Gun.’ Let’s hope ‘Ready to Die’ gets a better reception than ’The Weirdness,’ which, despite being the Stooges’...

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