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1 hr ago | NME

Henry Rollins apologises for newspaper column attacking Robin Williams' suicide

Henry Rollins has apologised for his column in this week's LA Weekly, in which he criticised Robin Williams for committing suicide.

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Related Topix: Black Flag

5 hrs ago | Get Reading

Reading Festival: Friday round-up

Reading Festival 2014 kicked off in spectacular style, with some memorable performances, even if some were for the wrong reasons.

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Related Topix: My Chemical Romance, Pop/Rock, Nme

9 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

Any Music Lovers?

On April 1st R.E.M. releases a new Album called 'Accelerate'. These guys were so great, they had one of the longest streaks of GREAT albums of almost any band I can think of: Everything they did on IRS+Orange and maybe half of Monster.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath, The Pink Floyd, Pop/Rock, Progressive-Rock, Theater, Arts, Dream Theater, The Misfits

Fri Aug 22, 2014

C-101

New Foo Fighters Sonic Highways Trailer

Here's the first look at HBO's "Sonic Highways," the show that follows the band recording in recording studios across the country.

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Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Willie Nelson, Fugazi

Metroactive

Photos: Murder City Devils at Blank Club

The Murder City Devils brought the hammer down at The Blank Club earlier this week.

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Related Topix: The Purge

KPRR-FM El Paso

REVIEW: If I Stay

Based on Gayle Forman's Y.A. best-seller, Chloe Grace Moretz spends much of the movie in a coma , with her between life-and-death spirit eavesdropping on the loves ones who gather around her.

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Related Topix: Kick-Ass, Chloe Moretz, The Clash, Juilliard, TX, Snow White & the Huntsman

98.7 WOVK

The latest teen weeper. But oh- so romantic.

Based on Gayle Forman's Y.A. best-seller, Chloe Grace Moretz spends much of the movie in a coma , with her between life-and-death spirit eavesdropping on the loves ones who gather around her.

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Related Topix: Kick-Ass, Chloe Moretz, The Clash, Snow White & the Huntsman, Higher Ground

Chicago Reader

'Kids of the Black Hole' is a timeless punk classic

Tonight at Red Line Tap, there's a show going on that's headlined by the Rikk Agnew Band -a crew of aging punks backing up the former Adolescents and Christian Death guitar player.

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Related Topix: Adolescents, Chicago, IL

Gazette.net

Descendents concerned about casino impact on Fort Washington cemetery

When Quinta Castle stepped into the wooded stillness of her family's historic Fort Washington cemetery as a child, she said she felt she was on hallowed ground.

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Related Topix: The Descendents, Fort Washington, MD

River Front Times

Anti-Flag Gets Belgian Crowd to Chant 'Hands Up; Don't Shoot' During Concert

Politically charged Pittsburgh punk band Anti-Flag performed in Belgium at Pukkelpop 2014 this past weekend, taking the opportunity to address the unrest in Ferguson surrounding the shooting of eighteen-year-old Mike Brown by a police officer on August 9. Clad in T-shirts that read "Hands up; don't shoot," the most popular rallying cry to come out ... (more)

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Related Topix: Anti-Flag, Ferguson, MO

The Times-Tribune

Two for the close Fall Out Boy, Paramore co-headline final 2014 Montage summer concert

DAN HALLMAN/INVISION/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE Fall Out Boy includes, from left, Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Andy Hurley and Joe Trohman.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Mountain

Thu Aug 21, 2014

RollingStone

Behind the Filth and the Fury: Rarely Seen Sex Pistols Photos

Photographer Dennis Morris first captured the attention of the Sex Pistols when Johnny Rotten saw some of the work he'd done with Bob Marley.

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Related Topix: The Sex Pistols, Reggae, Bob Marley, Music, Entertainment

The Stranger

No, Henry Rollins, Fuck You and Your Stupid Ideas About Suicide

This morning Henry Rollins, the former Black Flag singer turned LA Weekly columnist, wrote a piece called " Fuck Suicide ."

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Related Topix: Black Flag, Family, Kids

Racked

Feel the Burn: Punk Rope Workout: Recess Meets Bootcamp

Sheena was a jump ropera okay, fine, maybe she wasn't. But if Tim Haft 's Punk Rope workout had been around in the '70s the Ramones may have written a slightly different song.

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Related Topix: The Ramones

Stanford

library unveils punk poster art collection

Posters in Stanford's collection of punk rock art, housed in Green Library, reflect the Bay Area's musical and cultural history of the 1970s and '80s.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Stanford University, Black Flag

WXLO-FM Worcester

Charli XCX Announces New Album, "Sucker," Due Oct. 21

Kaitlin Christy/Atlantic RecordsYou've heard her get "Fancy" and go "Boom Clap" -- now you'll be able to enjoy a new full-length album from Charli XCX.

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IcNetwork

Merthyr Rock: The pictures that will make you wish you had bought a ticket

The festival went down a storm with a solid line-up including US giants Taking Back Sunday and hometown heroes The Blackout US rock giants Taking Back Sunday, ska-punk heroes Reel Big Fish and Pennsylvanian punk rockers Anti-Flag were among the main acts to take to the stage.

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Related Topix: Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, Ska, Anti-Flag

The Winnipeg Free Press

Siteseeing

WITH the success of Grantland's video podcasts and writer Bill Simmons' increasing presence on basketball-related broadcasts for ESPN and ABC, it isn't much of a surprise that the network is launching a Grantland-branded TV show.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Q-Notes

Charlotte Pride breaks record, cites 100,000 attendance

For the first time ever, say organizers of Charlotte Pride, the Queen City's annual LGBT Pride festival and parade maxed out at over 100,000 attendees over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Dance, LeAnn Rimes, Country, The Reason

Canada.com

Q&A: Gob's Tom Thacker

Formed in Langley in 1993, Gob rose to the top of the Canada's punk-pop heap with albums like World According to Gob and songs such as I Hear You Calling and Give Up the Grudge.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Sum 41

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