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Stevie Nicks Wants To Write For “Game of Thrones”

Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks is known for her penchant to write memorable lyrics as well as her rhythmic voice. However, even this gifted performer can marvel at other talented artists and their work. Nicks has recently admitted to being a …

@Jelly Guy Decides To Keep Twitter Handle, Promote His Band ‘The Rats Asses’ @Jelly Guy Decides To Keep Twitter Handle, Promote His Band ‘The Rats Asses’

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s new app Jelly has a lot of people talking, and has been named as one of the best new apps in Apple’s App Store (it’s also available for Android). The company is not having a lot …

Bonnaroo 2013: Who’s Filling In For Mumford?

Bonnaroo 2013 has been greatly anticipated after lineups like Paul McCartney, Mumford and Sons, and Tom Petty were announced. And while the music festival is widely known as a wonderful place to discover new bands who would otherwise never get …

Bassist Hospitalized: Mumford & Sons Postpone Gigs
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Mumford & Sons announced on their Facebook page today that bassist Ted Dwayne is in the hospital with a blood clot on his brain. The English bluegrass/folk group said they will be forced to postpone at least three upcoming shows …

Rock Band My Chemical Romance Splits After 12 Years
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Some band break-ups can be as bad as romantic ones, and for dedicated fans they are often worse. Rock band My Chemical Romance was formed in September 2001 and used the new influence of MySpace to propel itself to nearly …

‘MySpace Local’ Helps Support Local Music
It’s been said that all politics is local and perhaps the same could be said for music. Not only do many fans love to support local music, but they want to know the best places to see it.  Bands too, want to know which are the best places to perform. But like a voter choosing between candidates, which one is for them?  Which choice are other members of their tribe supporting? 

SXSW By The Numbers

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Paste Magazine’s Caren Kelleher has taken a look at emerging trends at SXSW and found that just as the conference is receiving increasing criticism for getting too big, 20% more bands than ever before have already been accepted to official showcases.  Kelleher counts 1594 bands in 2008 vs. 1331 in 2007.