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Soundgarden, ‘Before the Doors Soundcheck’ EP – Black Friday Find

As part of National Record Store Day’s Black Friday albums, grunge rock band Soundgarden will release Live on I-5: Before the Doors Soundcheck EP on Nov. 25.
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Posted 23 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Grunge, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Coldplay to Play Kids Company Charity Concert

Coldplay have announced that they will headline a major gig at London’s O2 Arena to raise money for the children’s charity, Kids Company, in December.
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Posted 23 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Nickelback Release ‘Here and Now,’ Hit No. 1 on the Rock Singles Chart

Canadian rock guys Nickelback release their latest studio album, Here and Now, today (Nov. 22), and the album’s first rock single, “Bottoms Up,” is No. 1 on the rock chart.
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Posted 22 Nov 2011 | Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Chris Cornell: Johnny Cash is a ‘True Musician’

Soundgarden wailer Chris Cornell is taking some time off from the heavy tracks to play small, intimate, acoustic gigs across the country.
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Posted 22 Nov 2011 | Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Foo Fighters, Foster the People to Play Lollapalooza Chile and Brazil

Lollapalooza Brazil and Lollapalooza Chile 2012 lack, as the rock ‘n’ roll festival has announced this season’s big headliner, for both gigs, is Foo Fighters.
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Posted 22 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Beastie Boys Prep Exclusive Black Friday ‘Hot Sauce’ Release

Beastie Boys release a special, deluxe edition of their album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, on Black Friday via National Record Stores Day’s “Back to Black.”
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Posted 21 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Defends Occupy Protesters

Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan is joining socially aware musicians such as Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello by defending the Occupy protestors.
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Posted 21 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments