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Eric Clapton To Release New Album

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

The new album is a collection of some of Clapton’s favorite songs spanning from his childhood to present day that highlights his vast appreciation and knowledge of music. From Leadbelly to J.J. Cale; Peter Tosh to George Gershwin; Hank Snow to Gary Moore and Taj Mahal, this record is a celebration...

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The Who Bring Quadrophenia To The UK

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

The Who will bring their live version of classic album Quadrophenia to the UK in June.

The 10 arena shows will include a performance of the full 1973 double-album plus a number of the band’s other classic tracks.

Guitarist Pete Townshend and frontman Roger Daltrey are joined by Zak...

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Three Arrested For Brazil Club Fire

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Three people have been arrested following the tragic fire in Brazil which killed at least 233 people, many aged between 16-20.

Pyro effects from the stage appear to have sparked a fire in the venue which allegedly only had one working fire exit, where many died in a human crush or by smoke...

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Government challenges CRB judgement.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Today’s judgement will effect parents and children, and My Guitar Lessons employers and employees. The Court of Appeal has ruled that the current system which requires the blanket disclosure of criminal convictions, cautions and warnings, is disproportionate...

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Fans Respond To New Strokes Song

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

After speculation that the band would be releasing a new album this year, The Strokes offered up a brand new single titled “One Way Trigger” as a free download from their official website.

For fans expecting a return to the garage rock influenced sound of the band’s 2001 album...

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Tommy Aldridge Returns To Whitesnake

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Drummer Tommy Aldridge has returned to Whitesnake for a third stint, David Coverdale has confirmed.

He replaces Brian Tichy, who announced his decision to bow out earlier this month in order to concentrate on new project SUN with Sass Jordan.

Aldridge says: “I can’t express how honoured...

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Tool Singer Covers Bohemian Rhapsody

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Tool singer Maynard James Keenan says his Puscifer side-project has recorded a cover of the Queen classic “Bohemian Rhapsody”, to be released in February.

In the same interview, he shared opinions on the music industry and revealed plans to write an autobiography.

“There’s...

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Bands pyrotecnics kills 245 in Brazil night club

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

At least 245 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say. Local media say the fire began when a band let off fireworks at the Kiss club in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul.

Reports say panic spread as people tried...

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Bon Jovi To Headline New UK Music Event

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Recently saw the announcement of Barclaycard British Summer Time – a ground-breaking new event for 2013, to be held at the one of the worlds top outdoor venues – Hyde Park. The event will take place on 5 July.

Barclaycard British Summer Time will give music fans throughout the capital...

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Rare Paul McCartney Recording Found

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

A recording of Paul McCartney singing “A World Without Love” previously thought not to exist has been unearthed by Peter Asher.

The song was written by The Beatles star and given to Asher for his duo, Peter And Gordon, to record. Asher was also the brother of McCartney’s then-girlfriend...

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Jack White Teams Up With Scottish Label

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Jack White’s Third Man Records has teamed up with an obscure Scottish label to reissue early blues records.

White’s label has partnered up with Document Records to reissue the complete works of Charley Patton, Blind Willie McTell and The Mississippi Sheiks on remastered vinyl. A...

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Dave Grohl Debuts Sound City Players

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Foo Fighters man Dave Grohl debuted his new supergroup, the Sound City Players, at the Sundance Film Festival.

Grohl, who was permanently accompanied by his Foo Fighters band mates throughout the 3-hour show, introduced a rolling cast list of rock legends to the stage to play with him as he...

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Newsted Still Doesn’t Regret Quitting Metallica

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Former Metallica man Jason Newsted has recounted the moment he chose to quit the thrash giants – almost exactly 12 years after he made his decision, ClassicRockMagazine reports.

The bassist joined the band in 1986 soon after the death of Cliff Burton. His departure was announced in February...

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The Mars Volta Break Up

Friday, January 25th, 2013

The Mars Volta has officially split up, according to singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala.

Cedric quit the band because guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez has committed to the side project Bosnian Rainbows.

As Cedric and Omar are the central founding members of the Mars Volta, a breakdown in their...

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Black Keys Want To Sue More Companies

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

After settling a lawsuit against advertisers who used their songs without permission last year, the Black Keys are now targeting ad songs that merely sound similar to their own.

To explain, here’s how music works in advertising. A company could buy the rights to a song by a major artist...

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