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  1. Meat Puppets stage a hodown at The FoxRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Boulder Weekly

    Moistboyz, a hard rock, heavy metal punk group lead by Mickey "Moist" (also known as Mickey Melchiondo of the band Ween), opened up the night with an aggressive show that heated up the venue for the main act: Meat Puppets. The group mixes psychedelic ...

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  2. tix on sale: Bryan Ferry, Crosby Stills & Nash, Vince Clark, Modern...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Brooklynvegan

    ... Parts, The Hotelier and Sorority Noise show at The Studio at Webster Hall go on sale today at noon. Tickets to see Gene Ween's band FREEMAN at Mercury Lounge go on AmEx presale today at noon. Tickets for the Vince Clarke and Daniel Miller DJ sets at ...

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  3. Jack Black Announces Ween Frontman Aaron Freeman's New Band And Debut Single [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ultimate-guitar.com

    The Black Keys have Mike Tyson , Ween frontman Aaron Freeman has Jack Black . Seemingly continuing the trend of celebrities announcing music releases via social networks, Mr. Black has officially presented Mr. Freeman's new project, elaborately titled Freeman .

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  4. Gene Ween is now FREEMAN, new LP in July (stream a track) ++ 2 NYC shows and other datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 22 | Brooklynvegan

    Aaron Freeman no longer goes by Gene Ween but he has not stopped making music. Following 2012's Marvelous Clouds , which used lyrics by Rod McKuen, he's now set to release his first album of original material which will be out July 22. Now sober and now going by FREEMAN , he says of the album, "I want this record to pay homage to Ween.

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  5. Aaron Freeman To Release Freeman Debut LPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 22 | JamBase

    Aaron Freeman , who used to go by the moniker Gene Ween as a co-founding member of Ween, has formed a band called FREEMAN that will issue their self-titled debut LP on July 22 via Partisan Records.

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  6. Video | Dean Ween Group In AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | JamBase

    The Dean Ween Group visited the Asheville Music Hall in Asheville, NC on Friday night, where our friend Randy of Funk It was on hand to capture footage of the band in action.

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  7. Photos: Queens Of The Stone Age @ Keller Auditorium, Portland 4/15/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Stereogum

    ... on many tracks from their recent album Like Clockwork . The show opened with Moistboyz, once the side project of Dean Ween, but in light of Ween's breakup and the shedding of his stage name, now the main project of Mickey Melchiondo. We sent our ...

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  8. Bob Dylan Cleared in French 'Hate Speech' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Spin

    ... other Dylan-related news, his '80s output recently received tribute from Built to Spill, Reggie Watts, the duo of Gene Ween and Slash, and many more as part of the compilation Bob Dylan in the 80s: Volume One . In February, he struck a patriotic ...

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  9. Press Box seats on sale for Stone Pony Summer Stage showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Asbury Park Press

    ... door. June 27: Drive By Truckers and the Hold Steady, $25 in advance, $30 at the door. June 28: Primus and the Dean Ween Group, $38 in advance, $45 at the door. July 3: Annual Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes pre-Fourth of July show, $34 in ...

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  10. Dean Ween: The term 'side project' makes me want to vomitRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | City Pages

    Ween broke up nearly two years ago, but Dean Ween -- AKA Mickey Melchiondo -- has been keeping himself plenty busy.

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  11. Meat Puppets stage a hodown at The FoxRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Boulder Weekly

    Moistboyz, a hard rock, heavy metal punk group lead by Mickey "Moist" (also known as Mickey Melchiondo of the band Ween), opened up the night with an aggressive show that heated up the venue for the main act: Meat Puppets. The group mixes psychedelic ...

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  12. Album of the Week: Mac DeMarco's Salad DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Canada.com

    ... Much like previous albums, Salad Days is a mish-mash of over-chorused, wobbly guitar odes sprinkled with a dash of Ween, but there is a clarity of vision on this record that is at odds with DeMarco's hipster goofball stage antics. Lovesick, ...

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  13. Aaron Freeman Closes Door on Gene WeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | JamBase

    With a new solo record of original material expected in a few months released under the name FREEMAN, it's apparent Aaron Freeman has truly left his Gene Ween moniker, and Ween for that matter, behind.

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  14. Gene Ween No More: Aaron Freeman's New Life as a Solo ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | RollingStone

    Aaron Freeman is no longer who he once was. On his upcoming as-yet-untitled solo album, due this summer, the singer-guitarist has opted not to go by the moniker of Gene Ween, under which he performed as part of cult rock act Ween for nearly 30 years before leaving the band in 2012 .

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  15. Playback: Taco Queen UpgradesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... absolutely defines the Moistboyz , Heller's speed metal southern punk band with Mickey Melchiondo , aka Dean Ween . Their musical partnership was forged one night in the early Nineties when Melchiondo picked up Heller hitchhiking and they recorded ...

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  16. Tag's unveils summer concert lineupRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Steuben Courier

    ... admission, $59.50 reserved and $94.50 Gold Circle, plus fees, and are already on sale. Primus and opening act The Dean Ween Group will perform at 8 p.m. June 27. Tickets are $35 general admission with no reserved seating, and are already on sale. ...

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  17. Q&A: Dean Ween talks new band, summer show at Stone PonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Courier News

    Dean Ween is at home on the Jersey Shore. The Trenton-native, New Hope, Pa.-based alt-rocker's parents owned a house on Long Beach Island when he was growing up, and he returned to the area with his longtime band Ween to craft some of the duo's classic albums, recording "The Mollusk" and writing songs for "12 Golden Country Greats," "White Pepper" ... (more)

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  18. Stone Pony summer shows announced; new seats offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | Daily Record

    ... in advance, $35 at the door. June 14: Lynyrd Skynyrd, $45 in advance, $50 at the door. June 28: Primus and the Dean Ween Group, $38 in advance, $45 at the door. July 3: Annual Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes pre-Fourth of July show, $34 in ...

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  19. Playback: Taco Queen UpgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... absolutely defines the Moistboyz , Heller's speed metal southern punk band with Mickey Melchiondo , aka Dean Ween . Their musical partnership was forged one night in the early Nineties when Melchiondo picked up Heller hitchhiking and they recorded ...

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  20. Stone Pony Summer Stage announces schedule, new seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Courier News

    ... in advance, $35 at the door. June 14: Lynyrd Skynyrd, $45 in advance, $50 at the door. June 28: Primus and the Dean Ween Group, $38 in advance, $45 at the door. July 3: Annual Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes pre-Fourth of July show, $34 in ...

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