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1981 – The Clash in New York

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 | 0 comments

1981 – The Clash in New York

The Clash booked a seven-night stand at the Bonds nightclub in Times Square in the spring of 1981. It was partially a public relations stunt, since they knew the mad scramble for tickets would make for great press. These were their only American dates of the year, and demand outstripped supply by a huge margin. Fans slept in the streets to score tickets, and that was no fun task in Times Square...

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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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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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Bono Gets New Namesake

Posted by on Jan 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Bono Gets New Namesake

A newly-identified species of spider living in California’s Joshua Tree National Park has been named after Bono. Nearly three dozen new species of the cleverly named trapdoor spider, which hides from prey beneath a self-made hatch, have been identified, three of them from Joshua Tree National Park. The female trapdoor spiders live 20 years or longer, while the males live about five years....

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Green Day Goes Retro for X-Kid

Posted by on Dec 23, 2012 | 0 comments

Green Day Goes Retro for X-Kid

Green Day apparently misses a simpler, more analog time, judging by their new video for “X-Kid,” a song from the band’s trilogy-closing album ¡Tré! There’s not a lot to look at: the band presses play on a tape and lets it roll. WATCH   Source:...

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