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Monday | Spin

Protomartyr Honor Detroit Punk History With Stooges Cover

In 1968, Elektra Records talent scout Danny Fields saw the Stooges play at the Michigan Union Ballroom in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ann Arbor, MI

Monday | Stereogum

Watch Protomartyr Cover The Stooges For AV Club

We got some sad news last month when Stooges drummer Scott Asheton passed away , so it's especially timely that when selected to pay tribute to a band for AVClub's "Pioneering" series, the recent Band To Watch Protomartyr chose the classic protopunk band.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Monday | CNN

Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

Country singer Kevin Sharp died from "complications due to cancer" on April 19, his mother told CNN.

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Related Topix: Country, Metal, Solitude, World News, Puerto Rico, James Hellwig, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Brooklynvegan

'70s Boston punks La Peste reissuing 7" on RSD

While any English punk band worth two shits could get a label deal in the heyday of punk, a lot of American groups were on their own.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CNN

Salsa legend dies in car wreck

Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said.

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Related Topix: World News, Puerto Rico, New York, James Hellwig, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Metro Times

James Williamson, the Stooges

Scott Asheton's recent death, the Stooges are going to be taking a long rest, perhaps a permanent one.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Carolyn Wonderland, Blues, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Coachella 2014

What began 15 years ago as a shaky financial proposition, which had trouble paying the musical acts on time in its initial years, and debuted three months after the debacle that was Woodstock 99 , the Coachella Arts and Music Festival is now considered one of the premier festivals in the country along with the likes of Lollapalooza, South by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Pop/Rock, Big Boi, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

CNN

Police: Peaches Geldof autopsy inconclusive

The reason for model Peaches Geldof's death is still not clear, with an autopsy turning up inconclusive results, UK police said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Live Aid, Music!, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock, The Honeymooners, Comedy

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WWBN-FM Burton

Bassist Duff McKagan Rejoins Guns N' Roses in Buenos Aires

It's a good time to be a rock fan in South America. That's because Guns N' Roses are currently making their way through several cities with the help of a very special guest - bassist Duff McKagan .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, Duff McKagan, The Replacements

Sun Apr 06, 2014

CNN

Acting legend Mickey Rooney dies

Mickey Rooney , who started as a child star in vaudville and went on to star in hundreds of movies and TV shows, has died at the age of 93. Kate O'Mara , the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins' sister on the 1980s show "Dynasty," died March 30. She was 74. Ralph C. Wilson Jr. , the founder and longtime owner of the NFL's Buffalo ... (more)

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Dynasty, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Joan Collins, Metal, Gwar, Pop/Rock

CNN

A Look At How Rock Music Has Changed Over The Decades

It is hard to believe, but there was once a time when there was no rock music. Most historians trace the beginning rock back to the year 1954, when a new type of music, then called Rock and Roll, appeared and revolutionized musical tastes, at least among young people, and pretty much changed the world.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Pop/Rock, The Velvet Underground, The Ramones, Punk, The Sex Pistols

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Five Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

Visit Facebook . Free entrance. Drink a latte at Coastars while bobbing your head.

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Related Topix: Lake Worth, FL, Pop/Rock, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Thu Apr 03, 2014

CNN

DJ Frankie Knuckles dies

Kate O'Mara , the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins' sister on the 1980s show "Dynasty," died March 30. She was 74. Ralph C. Wilson Jr. , the founder and longtime owner of the NFL's Buffalo Bills, died at age 95, the team announced March 25. Gwar lead singer Dave Brockie died March 23 at the age of 50, his manager said.

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Dynasty, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Joan Collins, Metal, Gwar, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 02, 2014

ContactMusic.com

The Stooges Rocker James Williamson Resurrects Lost Album

The iconic punk band enjoyed a prolific creative period while they toured their now-legendary 1973 album Raw Power, but the songs they wrote were never properly recorded and the group split in 1974 after being dropped by their record label.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Punk, Carolyn Wonderland, Blues

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Stranger

Helium's Unstoppable Mary Timony Has a New Band and a New Video

There was much mourning when Sleater-Kinney went on hiatus in 2006 and much rejoicing when Wild Flag rose from the ashes in 2010.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Quasi, Indie

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Metro Times

A tribute to Scott Asheton

When people die, particularly famous people, the woodwork will overflow with those referring to the fallen one as a "friend," a "buddy" or, worse, "a brother-in-arms."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Detroit, MI, Music, Entertainment

Mon Mar 24, 2014

USA Today

Gwar frontman Dave Brockie found dead in Virginia home

Gwar frontman Dave Brockie found dead in his Virginia home. He performed under the stage name Oderus Urungus with the heavy metal band.

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Related Topix: Metal, Gwar, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Pop/Rock, Rock-N-Roll, Devo, New-Wave

Ink 19

The Icarus Line

The start of 2014 seems like a great time to reflect of some of the best music of 2013 that might have gone undetected on most listeners' radars.

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