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3 hrs ago | Weekender

Album Review: Dio receives proper tribute to his influential 'Life'

The legendary voice that belonged to Ronnie James Dio was so much more than you'd expect to come bellowing out of a five-foot-four frame.

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Related Topix: Dio, Metal, Valhalla

7 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

O'Sheas' booze sales are intoxicating; Sebastian De-Bachery at Mandalay Bay

The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is the sports book at Harrah's, the home of the legendary Vegas lounge performer Cook E. Jarr and the fabulous '80s novelty/tribute/cover band The Whip Its .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Las Vegas, NV, Madison

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Lessons from 'The Lorax' for Detroit

FINALLY GET UNDER WAY. THE "DEFENDERS" HAVE THAT STORY NEW TONIGHT. Devin: A MAN IN DETROIT WANTS TO MOTIVATE YOU AND USING ONE OF MY FAVORITE MOTIVATORORS OF ALL TIME, DR.

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Related Topix: Message

Canada.com

Is iconic hard rock band AC/DC retiring?

A whirlwind of trans-Pacific rumours are reporting that legendary heavy metal heroes AC/DC are ready to hang up their guitars due to a catastrophic illness.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Australia, World News, Europe

Something Else! Reviews

A Budokan bash: Deep Purple filmed its April 12 show in Tokyo for future release

Time for another legendary Budokan show? Following in the footsteps of Bob Dylan, Cheap Trick and, actually, the Ian Gillan Band, Deep Purple filmed and recorded its April 12, 2014 show in Tokyo for future release.

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Related Topix: Deep Purple

Canada.com

Stephen Hume: Corporations with a sense of social responsibility wanted

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: Europe, Science / Technology, NASA, Canada, North America, World News, Opinion

BroadwayWorld.com

Guitar Gods 2014 Coming to bergenPAC, 4/25

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey presents Guitar Gods 2014 with extraordinary guitarists Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Gary Hoey and Bumblefoot.

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Related Topix: Englewood, NJ, Heavy-Metal, Yngwie Malmsteen

BroadwayWorld.com

Blues Guitarist Eli Cook Set To Release New CD

Much to the anticipation of blues music aficionados worldwide, acclaimed blues guitarist Eli Cook will be releasing his new CD titled 'Primitive Son' on April 29, 2014 on Cleopatra Records.

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Related Topix: Blues, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Pop/Rock, Black Sabbath, Tinsley Ellis, Rod Piazza, Gov't Mule

Mon Apr 14, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa singer pumped about Classic Sabbath Live

Oshawa's Mark Konarowski has been living out his rock 'n' roll dream for 40 years.

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Related Topix: Black Sabbath, Canada,

Something Else! Reviews

New Music Monday: Ian Anderson, Stick Men, the Both, Black Sabbath, Jeremy Spencer

Both have intriguing albums out that recall, in some ways, their celebrated earlier work with Jethro Tull and Cream, respectively.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ozzy Osbourne, Ian Anderson, Black Sabbath, The Stickmen, The Cream, Jethro Tull

VH1

Heavy Metal + Ritchie Blackmore's Greatest Guitar Riffs

He is arguably the first "shredder" in rock n' roll, melding nasty blues licks with classical melodicisms and unparalleled technique, delivered with a devil-may-care attitude.

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Related Topix: Ritchie Blackmore, Pop/Rock, Deep Purple, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi, Music, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Today in Rock: April 14

On this day in 1945 Ritchie Blackmore future guitarist for Deep Purple , Rainbow and Blackmore's Night is born in Weston-super-Mare, England.

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Related Topix: Ritchie Blackmore, Pop/Rock, Deep Purple, Rainbow, Folk, Blackmore's Night, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones

BroadwayWorld.com

Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll Opens 6/7 at Plays and Players

Like a hard rock track turned all the way up, this hilarious and riveting one-man tour de force about masculinity, capitalism, and the great American way explodes on to Plays & Players' stage.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Drama Movies, Talk Radio, Eric Bogosian, Philadelphia

NME

Shonen Knife - 'Overdrive'

Praised by Nirvana and influenced by the Ramones, the trio take a break from family life to record their twentieth album Osaka's punk pop ambassadors Shonen Knife were already a decade old when Nirvana's patronage resulted in a burst of '90s fame for the trio.

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Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Black Sabbath

Henley Standard

Rock stars pay tribute to Lord

JOE BROWN joked that Henley is the home of rock stars at a tribute concert to his friend Jon Lord.

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Related Topix: Joe Brown, Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, Jon Lord, Deep Purple, Heavy-Metal, Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Sabbath on Sunday: A metal-physical experience

It was a massive night of metal at the Garage on Sunday as a mostly reunited Black Sabbath roared into town on the strength of the very successful disc 13, the band's first studio album in many years.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi

Examiner.com

Ziggy's in Winston-Salem is 'Lit Up' again by Buckcherry

On Friday evening, Buckcherry returned to rock out with their fans at Ziggy's in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Buckcherry, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

Examiner.com

Reddit updates list of games affected by GameSpy shutdown

Reddit users have update the list of games affected by the GameSpy shutdown to include those that will be unaffected and ones that will lose its multiplayer feature.

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Related Topix: Battlefield!, Video Games, Far Cry, Ubisoft, Fortune, Electronic Arts, Star Wars: Battlefront, EA DICE, Crytek, EA Games, Crysis, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios

The Winnipeg Free Press

Ghost in the machine

"You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows," but these days, a guide through the seemingly endless flurry of pop-culture offerings is just what we need.

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Related Topix: Picture, Computers, Robots

HipHopDx

[News] Questlove Discusses Rappers In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The Roots drummer responds to Gene Simmons' criticism of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's inclusion of Hip Hop artists.

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Related Topix: The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Kiss, Pop/Rock, Philadelphia, 2 Chainz, Rage Against the Machine

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