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2 hrs ago | The Village Voice

The Internet Couldn't Kill Brad Paisley, and That's a Good Thing

One of the many things off about "Accidental Racist" was its thudding bluntness.

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Related Topix: Country, Brad Paisley, Entertainment

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

IJ Lobby Lounge: Teen band Phoenix Uprising - hip beyond its years

How many teenage rock bands are sophisticated enough to open their Lobby Lounge show with a creative cover of Nina Simone's 1965 single "Feeling Good"? Answer: Phoenix Uprising, a quintet from Terra Linda High School that has honed its sound and its musicianship at the San Rafael branch of Bandworks , a year-round music program that teaches kids ... (more)

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USA Today

Little Richard, others unhurt in two-car Tenn. accident

Little Richard, others unhurt in two-car Tenn. accident His Cadillac SUV collided with a car Monday in Murfreesboro.

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Related Topix: Little Richard, Rock-N-Roll, Murfreesboro, TN, Morrison, TN, Entertainment

RollingStone

Young Jeezy Pleads Not Guilty to Illegal Gun Charges

Young Jeezy pleaded not guilty to illegal gun charges stemming from an Augusr 24th incident where police found an AK-47 aboard Jeezy's tour bus following a Wiz Khalifa concert in Mountain View, California.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Entertainment

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Joan Rivers stops breathing during throat surgery

Joan Rivers is in critical condition after she stopped breathing during surgery on her throat Thursday morning and was rushed to a New York City hospital, according to TMZ.

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Related Topix: Grammy Awards, Music!

San Jose Mercury News

Today's Music Picks: David Gray visits Paramount Theatre in Oakland

David Gray released his debut in 1993, but it wasn't until after he put out his fourth album -- 1998's "White Ladder" -- that listeners really caught on.

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Related Topix: David Gray, Pop/Rock, Thursday, Panic! at the Disco, Entertainment

The Austin Chronicle

Evil United

There's hardly a strain of amp-abusing heaviness Austin metal god Jason McMaster hasn't fondled, from the pioneering prog metal of Watchtower and the spandex hard rock of Dangerous Toys to the NWOBHM stylings of Ignitor and AC/DC worship of Broken Teeth.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Review: Ed Sheeran delights fans in San Jose

Ed Sheeran stood alone onstage and looked out at the 8,000-plus fans assembled before him on Tuesday at the SAP Center in San Jose.

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ETonline

Cobra Starship Teams Up With Icona Pop, Channels '90s Vibes With New Music

The band released their brand new single on Monday and despite what you might draw from its title, "Never Been In Love" is fun-loving pop at its best.

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New York Daily News

Kate Bush holds first concert in 35 years

Kate Bush mixed note-perfect renditions of her biggest hits with two visually stunning interpretations of her longer conceptual works on Tuesday to delight fans who had waited 35 years for the British singer and songwriter to return to the stage.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kate Bush, Entertainment

USA Today

Shovels & Rope looks to make waves with 'Swimmin' Time'

Shovels & Rope looks to make waves with 'Swimmin' Time' Folk-rock husband-and-wife duo Shovels & Rope pushes genre boundaries with new album 'Swimmin' Time,' out Aug. 26. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tHcBX3 "Two-headed octopus" might not be the first description that comes to mind for Shovels & Rope.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Entertainment

Ananova

Youth Club Owner's Death Threats Over Banksy

The owner of a Bristol youth club has told Sky News he received death threats over his decision to sell a Banksy painted on public wall.

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Orlando Weekly

Music updates from around town: The Welzeins, Wally's, Dope Operatic, Timucua White House

Any time a new band arrives on the scene, I get a little excited and start forming wishlist lineups in my head, imagining how their distinct vibe would fit into the existing local scene.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

RollingStone

Neil Young Files for Divorce From Pegi Young, Wife of 36 Years

A petition for dissolution of marriage was filed by Young in their hometown of San Mateo, California, on July 29th.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Entertainment

RollingStone

Watch Justin Bieber Torch Instagram With 'Ring of Fire'

OK, so the embattled pop prince isn't exactly recording a new album in Nashville, but he set Instagram on fire today with his cover of a sacred Johnny Cash song.

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Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country, Lonestar, Entertainment

Marin Independent Journal

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces surprise-filled lineup

Social Distortion lead singer and guitarist Mike Ness performs in concert at the newly reopened Fox Theater in Oakland on Feb. 6, 2009.

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Related Topix: Punk, Social Distortion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Entertainment

Broward-Palm Beach

Drake and Lil Wayne Bromance, Wednesday at Cruzan

After Jay Z and Beyonc did not attend Kanye West's wedding to Kim Kardashian, rap fans put forward a theory that Yeezus is articulating his indignation by censoring Jay Z's name from his recent live performances.

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Related Topix: Drake, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Lil Wayne, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Entertainment

RollingStone

Young Jeezy Arrested on Gun Charge After Wiz Khalifa Concert Shooting

Young Jeezy , real name Jay Jenkins, was one of six people arrested on Sunday for possession of an assault riffle after a deadly shooting at a Wiz Khalifa concert in Irvine, California, CNN reports.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Irvine, CA, Entertainment

The Village Voice

Popular Music Needs to Become Political Again

Like it or not, Pharell Williams' "Happy" is likely to be the top-selling single of 2014.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Bruce Hornsby's new musical adventure

Bruce Hornsby's new two-CD set "Solo Concerts" reflects music he has played in the solo format over the past three years.

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Related Topix: Classical, Schoenberg, Entertainment

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