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  1. SFPD Recovers Ex-Chili Pepper Guitarist's Stolen TelecasterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    A vintage 1966 Fender Telecaster that was owned by former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante was recovered this week by plainclothes detectives after the $30,000 instrument was stolen during a burglary on Aug. 16. Frusciante had given the instrument to a friend who planned to loan it out to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame later this month, according to police. That friend was reunited with the guitar on Thursday.


  2. Ex Red Hot Chili Peppers bandmate's stolen guitar foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    Police in San Francisco have recovered a guitar owned by a former member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers two weeks before it was to be loaned to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Officer Carlos Manfredi said Friday that the 1966 Fender Telecaster, valued at $30,000, was owned by John Frusciante , who played for the rock band for several years.


  3. Still basking in the afterglow: Outside Lands 2015 in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... awaited you - intimate and off-kilter. We spotted one avid festival-goer, the 'long-haired guy who reminds me of Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers dancing with his shirt off' as described by members of British electronic group, Hot Chip , he ...


  4. Stolen $30K Red Hot Chili Peppers guitar recovered by S.F. copsRead the original story

    Yesterday | SFGate

    John Frusciante, a former guitarist with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, had his expensive guitar stolen in a burglary of his friend's home in the Bayview District Aug. 16, 2015. Police recovered the guitar and it was returned Aug. 27, 2015.


  5. MTV Announces Full List of VMAs Performers, Including Pharrell, Macklemore and Demi LovatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | People

    MTV has released the full list of performers for the Video Music Awards this Sunday. Aside from host Miley Cyrus , the broadcast is also set to feature performances by The Weeknd, Justin Bieber , Nicki Minaj , Pharrell , Demi Lovato , Macklemore and Ryan Lewis , Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky, Twenty One Pilots, Nick Jonas and Walk the Moon.


  6. 15 Really Bad Original Names of Famous BandsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WAAF-FM Brighton

    Coming up a name for your band is usually the first really big decision band members have to make. Some settle on good names like .


  7. Kanye West to receive MTV Video Vanguard AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | RTE.ie

    Kanye West has been revealed as this year's recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards this weekend. The award, which was previously known as the Lifetime Achievement Award, is given to an artist at the peak of their influence to honour their body of work and their effect on popular culture.


  8. Kanye West to Receive Video Vanguard Award at MTV VMAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | People

    Kanye West will be honored at the 2015 MTV VMAs with the show's highest honor, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. "Throughout his career, West has blended musical and visual artistry to powerful effect," the network wrote in a statement.


  9. Wishaw band are ready to rock Glasgow on their road to stardomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Daily Record

    The talented local lads have been gigging in clubs in the town centre and said the reaction from the crowds has been overwhelming. Indi rockers LaFleur have been causing a stir in their home town and are now hoping to take their music further afield.


  10. Bella Thorne zips through errands in Los Angeles on NexBoard Classix scooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Daily Mail

    And on Sunday the 17-year-old star showed she was ahead of the curve by hopping on a slick NexBoard Classix two wheeled, self-balancing scooter as she made her way to the grocery store. On the move: Bella Thorne was spotted zipping around a Los Angeles grocery store on Sunday as she played on her NexBoard Classix Bella wore a form-fitting, light grey T-shirt dress which was embellished with a few buttons and hit at the actress's mid-thigh.


  11. Duran Duran unveil new song 'What Are The Chances' - listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | NME

    Duran Duran have unveiled new song 'What Are The Chances', the latest song taken from their forthcoming album 'Paper Gods'. The song joins the 'Pressure Off' , which features contributions from Nile Rodgers and Janelle MonA e and Mr Hudson collaboration 'Paper Gods' in the list of songs released from the record.


  12. Check out Duran Duran's dreamy new single What are the ChancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Digital Trends

    Popular '80s pop rockers Duran Duran are still alive and kicking. The band just dropped a new single, What Are the Chances, in advance of Paper Gods , the band's 14th studio album and first in five years.


  13. Entercom South Florida Launches New Alternative Rock 104.3 The SharkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | FMQB

    Entercom launched a new alternative radio station in South Florida on Friday. WAXY -FM /Miami is South Florida's new alternative and will be heard on the 104.3 FM frequency, while legendary sports station WAXY-AM will dominate on the AM dial.


  14. Why Taylor Swift should perform at Super Bowl 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | USA Today

    It's the Super Bowl's golden anniversary, which could mean we're in for a special halftime show. Or, who knows, maybe it'll just be something simple, like James Earl Jones reading transcripts from the Brady vs. NFL hearings.


  15. Hear Duran Duran's New Electro-Pop Ballad, 'What Are the Chances'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | RollingStone

    Duran Duran get philosophical on new electro-pop ballad "What Are the Chances," as singer Simon Le Bon ponders the mysteries of fate. "Playing with your life or is it destiny? which sets you on a path," he sings over skittering digital hi-hats and synth pads.


  16. Huntington Beach Beer Festival ready to pour 100 brewsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Huntington Beach Independent

    The Huntington Beach Beer Festival, offering unlimited samples of more than 100 craft beers from local and regional breweries, will come to Meadowlark Golf Club from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. According to organizer #Rockstarbeer, the event is a fundraiser for Wrech Check Charities, a nonprofit that supports people with Rett syndrome and their families and helps fund research of the illness.


  17. A Red Hot Chili Pepper's honeybees, Kiev's ramen burgers, more: Reading About EatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NOLA.com

    Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea, pictured here the New Orleans Arena in 2012, has reportedly taken to raising honeybees. Flea's Bees: Chili Peppers' Bassist Starts Apiary - "In recent months, Flea has posted numerous photos of himself in full beekeeping regalia on his social media accounts, and TMZ reports that his backyard is now home to three hives with over 60,000 bees apiece."


  18. October 2015 Guitar World: Lamb of God, 20 Best Gig-Ready Combo Amps, Guide to Cry Baby Wahs and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Guitar World

    Guitarist Mark Morton touches on the subject he's least interested in addressing. The 2012 arrest of vocalist Randy Blythe in Prague for allegedly committing manslaughter.


  19. Danger Mouse Preps New Record Label, Signs AutoluxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | RollingStone

    ... artists at opposite ends of the sonic spectrum: Red Hot Chili Peppers and Adele. In February, Chili Peppers bassist Flea tweeted in a since-deleted post "Bout to start recording. Danger mouse producing.. Let's hang soon," Alternative Nation reports. ...


  20. Flea from Red Hot Chili PeppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WSUN-FM Saint Petersburg

    Other than seeing the phrase "Flea's Bees" all over the internet, my favorite part about this Rolling Stone story is that I learned the word 'apiary'. Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Michael "Flea" Balzary is a well-known advocate of environmental causes.