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2 hrs ago | Go Local

MUSIC: Alejandro Escovedo Wows at Narrows Center

Austin, Texas was "in the house" last Saturday night at The Narrows Center as Roots Rocker Alejandro Escovedo returned to Fall River.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Houston, TX, The Clash

6 hrs ago | LA Weekly

KROQ's Still Popular, But Does It Still Rock?

Did you know that KROQ broke Katy Perry? When the pioneering L.A. rock station first played her in May 2008, Perry was a little-known Santa Barbara performer who previously had sung Christian music and gone by her given name, Katy Hudson.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Santa Barbara, CA, The Sex Pistols, Los Angeles, CA, Music, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | City Paper

Pentagram Plays Its First D.C. Show in a Decade

Last Saturday night, American University's campus witnessed far more leather and denim than usual.

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Related Topix: Metal, Pentagram, American University, Black Flag, Music, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

New book provides backstage pass to rock history

This book cover image released by Riverhead shows "There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll," by Lisa Robinson.

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Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, Journalism, New York, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | JamBase

Bruce Springsteen Opens Pittsburgh Show With Clash Cover

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band continue to debut covers at most shows on their current High Hopes tour.

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Related Topix: The Clash, Rock-N-Roll, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Rage Against the Machine, Pop/Rock

14 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Live Music: Tony Bennett; Tyler Boone; No Sinner; T.C. Costello

T.C. Costello's cheeky Irish folk-punk is filled with energy and shout-along choruses reminiscent of the Dropkick Murphys but with a more refined vibe.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Dropkick Murphys, Pop/Rock, Gogol Bordello

16 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Canadian punk band D.O.A. say farewell to their Hong Kong fans at Backstage Live

PUNK ROCK BANDS aren't supposed to go on never-ending farewell tours. It's all a bit too showbiz.

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Related Topix: The Ramones

16 hrs ago | Colorado Daily

A Colorado concert buffet

It's a big one, so get your tickets now. Among the highlights is a little something for everyone, from controversial hip hop, to gleeful electro-pop, to cheeky punk, to soulful blues-rock.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Theater, Arts

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Yale's Beinecke Library acquires New York rock legend Danny Fields' papers

Calling Danny Fields ' West Village apartment a rock 'n' roll treasure trove is accurate, but doesn't really do it justice.

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Related Topix: Yale University, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Bad, Comedy Movies, The Ramones, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

17 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

The Freeze to Play First Show in Two Years

Though the lineup certainly has changed a few times over the course of its five-decade career, The Freeze is still performing and preparing to record a new album.

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Related Topix: Metal, Metallica, Phoenix, AZ

19 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Best of Coachella, Weekend Two

Early in The Replacement's Friday night set, Paul Westerberg welcomed Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong as their honorary member.

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Related Topix: Green Day, Pop/Rock

21 hrs ago | Orlando Weekly

Chuck Ragan bleeds sweet on fourth studio album

In his career, Florida son Chuck Ragan has traveled many miles both literal and figurative.

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Related Topix: Hot Water Music, Orlando, FL, Music, Entertainment

23 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

What's going on Wednesday? (Factory Floor, Patti Smith, Fear of Men,...

Factory Floor, Protect-U @ MHOW Rooted in Detroit techno and acid, Factory Floor bring a stark, post-punk outlook to their sound.

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Related Topix: Fear, Pop/Rock, Acid Mothers Temple, Texas

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Metro Times

Ricky Rat

The man can write a bubblegum rock 'n' roll song to match anyone in the city and most beyond.

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Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

City Paper

The Short List

WEDNESDAY: Brooklyn garage-rockers Total Slacker plays Metro Gallery with locals Weekends and Raindeer .

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Related Topix: The Jerks, Music, Entertainment

WSJ Media and Advertising

'Rise And Fall Of The Clash'

The Clash was once dubbed "the only band that matters" for its passion and energy, both of which are fully apparent in the new documentary "The Rise and Fall of the Clash."

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Related Topix: The Clash, Advertising

Canada.com

The Planet Smashers celebrate 20 years of blood, sweat and beers

As the expression goes, partying is like a shark: You've got to keep moving, or you die.

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Related Topix: Ska, Canada, Dance, Pop/Rock, New-Wave, Fun

Romford Recorder

School of Rock! Youngsters to compete in Havering's Last Band Standing

Future rockstars will have the chance to showcase their talent at Havering's first ever battle of the bands competition.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Pop/Rock, Friday, My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Molly

Spin

Run the Jewels Team With Rage Against the Machine, Blink-182 Members

One day Killer Mike is performing with OutKast at Coachella - successfully, this time - and practically the next he's back in the lab with some highly esteemed assistants.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Tom Morello, Rage Against the Machine, Rap, Killer Mike, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

The Village Voice

Watch a Slo-mo Video of a Shirtless Kid Getting Hit With Fireworks at New York's Alright

Last weekend New York's Alright circle-pitted its way into NY's hardcore minds and hearts, leaving a tangled mass of sweaty, exhausted bodies in its wake.

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Related Topix: Fireworks, Music, Entertainment

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