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Jazz Listings for April 17-23 + MORE

A selected guide to jazz performances in New York City..... More »
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‘Real World’ And ‘Challenge’ Stars Unite To Honor Diem Brown + MORE

MTV stars came together in Washington, DC to support The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance in honor of the late Diem Brown..... More »
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Grimes claims to have binned material for being too depressing + MORE

Grimes has admitted to ditching an entire album of songs due to the material being too “depressing” to tour. the musician took to Tumblr to deny speculation that she had scrapped the follow up to her 2012 album ‘Visions’ based on the fan reaction to 2014 single ‘Go̵.... More »
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Frightened Rabbit – “Streets Of Philadelphia” (Bruce Springsteen Cover) + MORE

Scottish sad-rockers Frightened Rabbit put out their new Aaron Dessner-produced album Painting Of A Panic Attack earlier this month. Today, they stopped by SiriusXM to play a live in-studio session, during which they covered Bruce Springsteen's "Streets Of Philadelphia" with all of the world-weary m.... More »
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Brownstone singer Charmayne Maxwell dies in freak accident + MORE

Charmayne Maxwell of the 90s R&B group Brownstone died Friday night in Los Angeles..... More »
Watch Pixies' 'Snakes' Video, a Freaky ThrillerNews only just broke that Pixies will release a full album on April 19. Now, Indie Cindy — the first LP from the alternative-rock giants in 23 years — has spawned a music video…

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Music Review: Colin Stetson and Brooklyn Youth Chorus at Merkin HallColin Stetson and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus performed at Merkin Concert Hall on Saturday as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival.    

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Pixies confirm release of Indie Cindy, their first studio album in two decadesNew album collects tracks from three EPs and will be available in several formats in late AprilGuardian music

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13 Boy Bands Time Forgot (But We Didn’t)In 2014, the world of boy bands begins and ends with One Direction. Yet, if you go back in the late ’90s and early 2000s, where boy bands synchronized their dance moves and wore utterly ridiculous outfits, it was all about the battle of band supremacy between the Backstreet Boys and ‘NSYNC…

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Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Dies Aged 50Dave Brockie, the frontman for metal band Gwar, has died at 50 years of age. The vocalist and songwriter was best known as his costumed alter-ego Oderus Urungus, a 43 billion year old intergalactic demon warlord from the planet Scumdogia, but also for several music side-projects, including Gwar precursor Death Piggys, X-Cops, and the Dave […]

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AIR, Sounds Australia and the PPCA will take members from Australian independent labels to Indie Week in New York this June.
Last year the three industry bodies took a delegation of ten members to Association of Independent Music’s (A2IM’s) Indie Week for the first time. The group attended the invite-only conference for independent record labels, networked with some of the globe’s most iconic indie music companies and attended the 2013 American Independent Music Awards, ‘The Libera Awards…

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Gwar founder and lead singer David Brockie was found dead at his home in Richmond, Va., police tell FOX411.

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After gaining widespread blog buzz for their St. Lucia-produced Hemiplegia EP, Brooklyn synth-pop act HAERTS will return with their major-label debut album later this year through Columbia Records. The LP’s still without a proper release date or title, but here the band have given us a glimpse of what’s to come with “Call My Name”…

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GWAR frontman Dave Brockie, a.k.a. Oderus Urungus, found deadBrockie, 50, was found dead inside his Richmond, Va., home. Detectives don’t suspect foul play at this time.

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Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 103 (of 103)With Bottom Feeders we take a look at the songs on the Billboard Hot 100 that only got a little love. It’s an A-Z look at songs that charted no higher than #41 in the decade. Take a listen, enjoy and comment. And don’t forget, information on the top 40, airplay and bubbling under charts are on pages 2-3…

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Appreciating Brockie, GWAR heavy metal legacyThere may not have been a more entertaining personality to hit the music business in the past 43 million years than Dave Brockie.    

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Police guitarist Andy Summers has a new band, Circa Zero, that rocks as hard as anything he’s done in his long, arresting career. 

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Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks Drops Delirious 'Strange Colores' VideoAvey Tare’s Slasher Flicks may be a bit of a misnomer for Dave Portner’s latest project, seeing that the band’s “Little Fang” single owes a sizable debt to disco’s flirty shimmy…

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