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Band honors hometown roots, celebrates CD release (Salisbury Post)
The words "Salisbury's Fisher Street" brings to mind restaurants, the mural, the historic district. Now it's a different destination, a place for super sounds and memorable music ? but it's a band, not a boulevard.
Head-to-metalhead (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
He's the music critic who thinks Kiss is the greatest band of all time. He's the fiction writer who reviewed the forever-delayed Guns N' Roses album for April Fool's Day last year. And he's the interviewer who, in his new anthology, got inside the mind of Britney Spears. Surprise: He didn't find much there. Chuck Klosterman is one of a kind. But he's our kind, a Midwestern writer with an ...
WHY IS KISS THE COP THE COAST'S BEST KEPT SECRET (The Biloxi Sun Herald)
Musicians are an odd sort. It's been my experience that the average musician thinks differently, acts differently, wears their hair differently and sometimes even walks differently than most of us regular folk. Because of this, there's an unspoken bond between the local bands in South Mississippi. Except, perhaps, for this one.
The Glasspack drops 'Dirty Women' (Louisville Courier-Journal)
No band rocks harder or with more unwavering conviction than The Glasspack. If leader "Dirty" Dave Johnson were a supervillain, he'd use his guitar as an instrument of sonic destruction, making people's heads explode from 30 paces with his monster, stoner riffs. The Glasspack's new album, "Dirty Women," will be released Tuesday on Small Stone Records. The band is celebrating with a show Sunday at ...
Grizzly Bear roams a wide territory (Calendarlive.com)
The Brooklyn-based band showcases shimmering melodies from its second album, "Yellow House." It's rare anymore for a band to do anything truly surprising, given how many bands there have been since the dawn of the modern pop era.
Three highlights from Split Lip Rayfield's KPTS special (The Wichita Eagle)
Even if you're not the PBS type, you might want to set your recorder to KPTS, Channel 8, at 9 p.m. Saturday. The station is airing an hour-long special on Wichita's beloved punk-bluegrass band Split Lip Rayfield.
Franklin Fair line-up includes Terri Clark, Marshall Tucker Band (The Globe G...
HAMPTON ? The Franklin County Fair Board has announced the grandstand entertainment lineup for the 2007 fair, Wednesday, July 18 through Sunday, July 22 ? and for the first time the fair will include three nights of music.
Warhol exhibit shows move to pop art (AP via Yahoo! News)
Before he began transforming mundane cans of Campbell's soup into icons of Pop art and hanging around with the likes of Lou Reed, Edie Sedgwick and anyone else seeking 15 minutes of fame, Andy Warhol had a thing for shoes.
Starr power (New York Daily News)
Lots of female singer-songwriters mourn the loss of the estrogen-friendly Lilith Fair of the '90s.
Self-promotion just one of Foxx's many talents (Seattle Times)
Remember Wanda? She was the breakthrough character Jamie Foxx created in the early '90s on "In Living Color," the TV series that made him...
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