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Spotify Playlist: Barb Wire Dolls’ playlist of fearless frontwomen

Posted by on May 16, 2017

If your band is badass enough for Lemmy Kilmister to offer you a deal with his label, you’ know there’s something going on. In 2015, the late Motorhead frontman saw the female-fronted Greek quintet at the Whisky a Go-Go and signed them to Motorhead Music. With their new album, Rub My Mind, coming out on June […]

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Today in WTF: CBGB opening restaurant in Newark Airport

Posted by on December 21, 2015

When you think of CBGB’s, you think of a lot of things: The birthplace of punk rock in New York City, hardcore matinees, a forgettable film that came out a few years back, and of course, the Newark Liberty International Airport. Wait, what? Scratch that last one, but according to Gothamist, the infamous Bowery nightclub […]

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The Chimpmunks slowed down is brilliant doom metal

Posted by on November 3, 2015

One of the funniest bits on Patton Oswalt’s debut album is “My Christmas Memory,” where Oswalt talks about slowing down his Alvin & the Chipmunks record as a kid so Dave sounds like a demon from hell. Seriously, try to get through that without laughing. At any rate, the internet is an amazing place, and […]

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Check out the ‘CBGB’ trailer

Posted by on August 8, 2013

Last year, the ’80s hair metal scene got its own film, the awful Rock of Ages. Now the trailer has been launched for what could be the ’70s punk version of that, as a film based on iconic Manhattan club, CBGB, will be released on October 11. While the jury’s still out on how authentically the […]

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Chicago’s Riotfest Returns With A Crazy Lineup

Posted by on May 16, 2013

What would you say if we told you that Motorhead, GWAR, Quicksand, Glassjaw and Bad Brains and The Devil Wears Prada were playing a festival. Pretty cool, right? What about if we told you they were also appearing with the likes of Fall Out Boy, Blondie, Public Enemy and Violent Femmes? If you’re a straight […]

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Megadeth, Rush, Skid Row And More Among 125 Artists Who Signed Open Letter To Pandora Over Compensation

Posted by on November 15, 2012

Digital radio and streaming services have been a hot button issue in the music industry, especially relating to revenue. So it’s understandable why many musicians would be unhappy that Pandora is lobbying lawmakers in U.S. Congress to pass the “Internet Radio Fairness Act,” which would change regulation of how royalties are paid to artists. In […]

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Foo Fighters Drummer To Portray Iggy Pop In CBGB Film

Posted by on June 6, 2012

While Dave Grohl is working on his own documentary, his bandmate Taylor Hawkins is making his own entrance into cinema. The Foo Fighters drummer has just signed on to play Iggy Pop in a new film about the CBGB club and its founder Hilly Kristal. Also appearing in the film, simply titled CBGB, will be […]

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