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I’m Sorry Kurt, We Tried to Be Good Servants of Rock ‘N’ Roll

You're Kurt Cobain and the year is 1993. You're all snug in your bed dreaming of a Christmas morning with Courtney when you're suddenly awakened by ...
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Exit Stencil Confounds Collectors, Excites Fans with Reissue of the Debut Album by 15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)

Reading a history of 15-60-75 (The Numbers Band), even one from Wikipedia, is like being dropped right into the middle of the bursting rock scene ...
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The War of the Black Flags Is So On

From the press release announcing Black Flag's new single, "Down in the Dirt," emphasis mine, misspelling of theremin is theirs: SST Records is ...
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News Jam Clevo: Rock Gallery Salutes the Golden Age of Cleveland Rock, Horrible Fest Sets Lineup, And Ken Janssen Benefit Continues to Impress

* Rock Gallery, a new space created by the Beachland Ballroom's Cindy Barber, and located right next to the Beachland Ballroom, is opening a new ...
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60 Minutes with Pussy Riot

Excuse Lesley Stahl's cartoonish intro. It's clear 60 minutes isn't used to profiling punk rock bands, imprisoned, feminist punks from Russia, ...
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News Jam Clevo: Dylan Baldi of Cloud Nothings Speaks to Spin, Bone Thugs Member Gets in the Medical Weed Biz, a Black Keys Contest to Benefit Ken Janssen, and More

Here are a few items of local flavor to get you through your Friday: * While in Austin for SXSW the Cloud Nothings' lead man, Dylan Baldi sat ...
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Record Store Day 2013

News Jam: The Full Slate of Record Store Day Releases Has Been Revealed

Of all the made-up holidays on the modern calendar, Record Store Day is one of the finest. When else do you get to queue up in the cold of the ...
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James Ubaghs Asks Iceage Some Tough Questions for Vice; Gets Non-Answers

Finally, a journalist asked young, Danish punks, Iceage some tough questions about their continued use of fascist and racist imagery in their music ...
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News Jam: New Replacements Song Hits the Internets, New Stooges Album on the Way, Orion Festival Sets Lineup and More

* Forget everything you think you know about reunion rock. The recent Replacements reunion is different. Spurned to get the band back together ...
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Steven Hyden’s Must-Read Series for Grantland, A Winner’s History of Rock ‘N’ Roll, Concludes with a Profile of The Black Keys

If you're not a regular reader of the sports and pop culture web zine, Grantland, then perhaps you've missed Steven Hyden's must-read series, A ...
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