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  1. London music festivals still to come in 2015: South West Four,...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | This Is London

    ... whose latest album was called "the best jazz record I have heard since the 70s" by Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, is among the biggest draws, but there are countless fantastic acts on show across the festival's venues. Santander Cycles aren't ...


  2. INTERVIEW: Stereophonics on V Festival, growing up in a mining...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

    But Richard Jones of the Stereophonics said the secret to the Welsh band's success is no more complicated than friendship. Richard grew up with frontman Kelly Jones and the group's former drummer, the late Stuart Cable, in Cwmaman, a small mining village in south Wales.


  3. U2 is the world's foremost creator of Oh Man, So Deep facesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | MetaFilter

    Probably this is the first time Bono has ever publicly baptized a long-dead wife-beater into postmortem Irishness at Ellis Island, but honestly I wouldn't know, because I mostly ignore his activities in his role as The Living Incarnation Of Thirst. Mostly this is just the convenient, and conveniently ridiculous, news peg I am using as an excuse to point out that he is an annoying doofus who has been peddling emptily profoundish, nauseatingly wholesome, sexless Disney World theme music to milquetoast nice bros for longer than I have been alive, and I wish he would quit it.


  4. Duran Duran Dishes on Lindsay Lohan Collaboration: 'She Was Two Weeks Late!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | ETonline

    After ruling the '80s, Duran Duran is back with a new album and they sat down with ETonline's Sophie Schillaci to chat about the project. The band's 14th studio release Paper Gods , is out on Sept.


  5. Musician Erik-Y Releases New Single 'Welcome'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Mi2n

    Website: http://www.mondotunes.com/ The guitarist, singer and songwriter known internationally as Erik-Y has released his latest pop single, 'Welcome.' The track has been proudly published under the E&G independent music label without the involvement of the corporate music industry.


  6. Fake Festival's full day of music in Grantham tomorrowRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Grantham Journal

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. As the UK's only touring tribute festival, it brings a full day of live music, including five local support bands - including District Motion.


  7. Red Hot Chili Peppers -- 'Higher Ground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Jalopnik

    Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams. I'm planning a move to sunny, smoggy Los Angeles this fall so... I'm rediscovering RHCP and it's wonderful.


  8. Drummers Pay Tribute To RingoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Q1043.com

    How cool is this video!! Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers posted this on his Facebook page after the 2015 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. If you didn't catch this when it aired, check it out now! Some of the best drummers of today pay tribute to the drumming style of Ringo Starr.


  9. A former Reader writer really didn't like Lollapalooza '92Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Chicago Reader

    You could probably assume as much by the review's disdainful headline, but Bill Wyman was not enamored with Lollapalooza '92. Never one to mince words, the former Reader writer, now a culture critic at Al Jazeera America, wrote a scathing critique of the second Lollapalooza to hit the Chicago area 23 years ago at Tinley Park's World Music Theater , which you can read here .


  10. Art that makes your skin crawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Iol.co.za

    Do you like tattoos? People have different views on the subject. Some appreciate them for their artistry, while others don't because of their personal beliefs.


  11. The Key Studio Sessions: Nik GreeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    We've had our eyes on Philadelphia's Nik Greeley for a little while now, and it's always been clear that he is one driven and charismatic dude. His old band Black Stars gave him a solid start - the four-piece fused classic and modern rock, showing a heavy reverence for two of his favorites, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Rolling Stones.


  12. John Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, tonight, July 29 - August 9, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! Nora York returns with her frequent collaborator and co-composer pianist Jamie Law rence for a musical conversation with Puccini's iconic aria Vissi d'arte - "Love and art, what else is there?" York and Lawrence, along with Amazing Band will with swing with Vissi d'arte's transcendental questions about art, love, life, agency and temporality.


  13. Renowned Music Journalist Mick Wall: 'Rock's Been Dead And Buried For Many, Many Years' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    We recently had a chance to sit down for a chat with renowned British rock journalist and author Mick Wall , known for a string of books, as well as his work with Classic Rock , Kerrang! and several other prominent publications. The man shared a brutally honest opinion about the state of rock, basically branding it dead as a dodo.


  14. Meet the soul singer whom Prince has crowned a starRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | New York Post

    A couple of songs into Lianne La Havas' sold-out show at Bowery Ballroom earlier this month, there was a small commotion at the back of the venue as Prince casually strolled in. Although concertgoers were startled at the sight of the Purple One rocking out while enjoying a plate of french fries on the balcony, it wasn't completely out of left field.


  15. Suburbia, The Decline of Western Civilization Part IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | LA Weekly

    ... around abandoned tract housing near the 605 freeway, Spheeris' first feature after the original Decline stars a young Flea and other real-life skaters and punks. Part III , meanwhile, shifts the focus of her defining work to the gutter punks of ...


  16. 25 Worst Original Names of Famous BandsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | C-101

    2. Creedence Clearwater Revival originally went as "The Golliwogs". It was a reference to a BLACKFACE character in racist children's books from the 1800's.


  17. Parody Twitter account taps voice of London's Talbot Street BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The London Free Press

    The Talbot Street bridge wants Londoners to know, via its Twitter feed, that it's not out to get truckers, like this unlucky dairy driver in April, but it would like people to pop by - even if they don't get stuck. Sure, everyone pays attention to the notorious bridge - and its hilarious Twitter feed, found @TalbotStBridge - when a truck gets wedged under the storied span, as happened again Monday.


  18. Watch Ryan Adams Cover Foo Fighters, Talk Dave Grohl at Sydney ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | RollingStone

    Ryan Adams paid tribute to Dave Grohl at a recent show with a cover of the Foo Fighters ' "Times Like These." While performing at the Sydney Opera House, Adams brought up Grohl's perseverance at finishing a set in Sweden after breaking his leg mid-show .


  19. Red Hot Chili Peppers' drummer Chad Smith gives up Venice pad for close to what he paidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Los Angeles Times

    Seems like Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers just snared a hip pad in Venice for $2.755 million - but that was last summer. Now, the drummer has sold the boxy contemporary for $2.85 million.


  20. Reggae-Rock Outfit Set for Success Far From HomeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | PR Log

    PRLog - July 21, 2015 - CAMBRIDGE, U.K. -- They may live thousands of miles from Bob Marley's native Jamaica, but The Floating Bridges have been inspired by the legendary reggae artist to make music, and, combining the recognisable rhythms with heavy guitar, they have made it their own. The band - who describe their reggae-infused rock as "Red Hot Chili Peppers meets Bob Marley" - have already been highlighted as one to watch, having been featured on Triple J Unearthed, the one-stop shop for finding the best new music from Down Under.