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  1. Grace Potter Pays Tribute to Prince and Swoons Over Beyonc at the Faena TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Miami New Times

    There's a song, "Delirious," On Grace Potter's solo debut, Midnight , that channels Prince both in name and in spirit. It's a glittery pop song with a funky guitar rhythm clearly inspired by the late star.

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  2. On Native GroundTHANKS. PETERead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt .-- What can you say about a man whose life of activism stretches from the Wobblies to Occupy, from FDR to Obama? What can you say about a man who life in music stretches from Leadbelly and Woody Guthrie to Billy Bragg and Tom Morello, who wrote hit songs and enjoyed popular acclaim but also endured years of blacklisting and scuffling to earn a living? What can you say about a man who was a Harvard dropout yet ended up providing a soundtrack for every social movement of the last seven decades? What can you say about a man who helped clean-up the Hudson River, stood with the anti-nuclear protesters at the Seabrook and Indian Point nuclear plants, and stood on the front lines, five-string banjo in hand, in the struggle for peace, for justice, for equality? Pete Seeger died on Jan. 27 at the age of 94, after a full and joyous life of singing, of activism, of doing his part to ... (more)

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  3. James Hall Turned Down Afghan Whigs and Survived Hurricane Katrina, But Has No RegretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Dallas Observer

    James Hall is one of the most intense live performers you will ever see. A brilliant songwriter exploring several genres of the last three decades, he has toured with bands as big as Rage Against the Machine, was once signed to a major label and even turned down an offer from the Afghan Wigs.

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  4. On Native GroundECONOMIC Inequality Can No Longer Be IgnoredRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt .-- What can you say about a man whose life of activism stretches from the Wobblies to Occupy, from FDR to Obama? What can you say about a man who life in music stretches from Leadbelly and Woody Guthrie to Billy Bragg and Tom Morello, who wrote hit songs and enjoyed popular acclaim but also endured years of blacklisting and scuffling to earn a living? What can you say about a man who was a Harvard dropout yet ended up providing a soundtrack for every social movement of the last seven decades? What can you say about a man who helped clean-up the Hudson River, stood with the anti-nuclear protesters at the Seabrook and Indian Point nuclear plants, and stood on the front lines, five-string banjo in hand, in the struggle for peace, for justice, for equality? Pete Seeger died on Jan. 27 at the age of 94, after a full and joyous life of singing, of activism, of doing his part to ... (more)

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  5. Flashback: Prince Plays a Jaw-Dropping Cover of 'Creep' at CoachellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | RollingStone

    Prince delivered a stunning rendition of Radiohead's 'Creep' at Coachella in 2008, and then insisted that YouTube take it down. Watch it above.

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  6. Sorority Noise Come Down From 11 on Elegiac EP, 'It Kindly Stopped for Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Spin

    On a day off last summer in Redwood National Park, Sorority Noise singer-guitarist Cam Boucher received a piece of disturbing news: A close friend had commit suicide. When SPIN asked the 22-year-old why the Hartford, Connecticut band's newest EP, It Kindly Stopped for Me , departs from their usual guitar-heavy melodies and screamed-through narratives, this day reflexively breaks through memory.

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  7. Juliette Lewis Is Dating Rage Against the Machine Drummer Brad WilkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | People

    Juliette Lewis has a new man in her life. The actress-turned-singer, 42, has been dating Rage Against the Machine drummer Brad Wilk.

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  8. UG Interview With Jon Gomm: A Guitar Virtuoso And Passionate Environmentalist [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2012 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... this formal education, I was always really excited when I heard any guitarist breaking the rules, whether it was Tom Morello with his DJ scratching noises, or Jennifer Batten tapping with all 8 fingers, or Bukka White playing drums on his acoustic. ...

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  9. Review: Ibanez Guitars Prestige Talman TM1702M and TM1730Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Guitar World

    Guitarists at the time were increasingly favoring vintage instruments, particularly cheap, quirky "pawnshop" guitars, and Ibanez offered the Talman as an "antidote" to the super shred machines that the company had become known for during the late Eighties. The Talman was successful, attracting players like Noodles , Kevin Shields , Tom Morello and Billy Corgan, but it was also short-lived, going out of production only four years later in 1998.

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  10. Guilla Initiates Raven Tower's Ignition SequenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Houston Press

    Ever since my first visit to the new venue, I've wondered what it would be like to catch a show at Raven Tower when the weather wasn't quite cooperating.

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  11. Juliette Lewis cozies up to Rage Against The Machine's Brad WilkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | Daily Mail

    She has a new Brad in her life! Juliette Lewis cozies up to Rage Against The Machine drummer Brad Wilk 13 years after splitting from Brad Pitt Juliette Lewis was living with Brad Pitt in the early Nineties when she was Oscar nominated for her turn opposite Robert De Niro in 1991 thriller Cape Fear. But that has changed.

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  12. The Rita CollectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | All About Jazz

    The Rita Collective is a chamber group from Rochester, NY that plays original and world music with a jazz slant. Performances by the Rita Collective include original compositions written for the group's unusual instrumentation - bass clarinet, marimba, acoustic bass, and percussion - melodies from the Middle-East or Africa, re-invented jazz tunes from one of the masters like Miles, and re-imagined pop tunes from Rage Against the Machine or the Beatles.

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  13. Rage Against the Machine guitarist mocks CNN's Trump teaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 12 | The Hill

    Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello on Tuesday mocked a television chyron that appeared to invoke the name of his rap-metal band. Morello had occasion to weigh in on the last Republican White House race, too. 1 comment

  14. Tom Morello isn't happy CNN used his band's name on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 12 | New York Daily News

    The guitarist hasn't public endorsed a candidate for the 2016 presidential election yet, but last August in a Twitter Q&A, said Bernie Sanders "seems well intentioned." The Rage Against the Machine guitarist took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon to riff on his political opinion, specifically Donald Trump and the GOP.

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  15. Avid VENUE | S6L Helps Deliver The Thunder On Black Sabbatha s a oeThe Enda TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 12 | ProSoundWeb

    Price, who has worked with bands such as Van Halen, KISS, and Rage Against The Machine, has been mixing FOH for Black Sabbath since 1997. "I've been famous for Ozzy's 'vocal pyramid' - his vocal chain of plug-ins - but then I got my hands on the new console," Price says.

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  16. Revelations from politicians' Spotify playlists: Paul Ryan digs ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | Salon

    ... New York Times reported on Ryan's love of the leftist rock band Rage Against the Machine in 2012, Rage guitarist Tom Morello responded with a scathing Rolling Stone op-ed in which he called Ryan "the embodiment of the machine that our music has been ...

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  17. 5 ideas to make the Coachella, Stagecoach capacity increases more funRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | Press-Telegram

    INDIO >> The Indio City Council has approved gradually increasing the capacity of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Country Music Festival. Goldenvoice will be able to add 26,000 people to the capacity of each Coachella weekend, bringing the total to 125,000, and 10,000 to Stagecoach, bringing the total to 85,000.

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  18. Claremont Folk Festival to feature Tom Morello; High Times Award Show has The Game in San BernardinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | San Bernardino County Sun

    This year's Claremont Folk Festival lineup will feature Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello as well as David Lindley, Quetzal and Yuval Ron Ensemble. Now in its 33rd year, the music event is scheduled for May 22 at the Sontag Greek Theater on the Pomona College campus.

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  19. Stars Praise Bruce Springsteen For Concert CancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | ContactMusic.com

    ... quite seem like enough," while Frozen star Josh Gad wrote, "Thank you for being you @springsteen" and rocker Tom Morello tweeted, "...Well done, comrade. #nosurrender." Business tycoon Richard Branson also heaped praise on the rocker by writing, ...

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  20. Why April 8th Matters in Rock HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | Q1043.com

    In 1979, Van Halen embarked on their first world tour. The band spent nearly a year on the road, opening for Black Sabbath and establishing a reputation for their amazing sets.

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