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Ben Snakepit's Manor Threat

Posted May 23, 2016, 9:30 p.m.
Ben Snakepit's Manor Threat

Ben Snakepit - Manor Threat

Ben Snakepit, who has played in bands such as J Church, The Sword, and Ghost Knife, will soon release a 288 page book compiling his comic strip based on his own life. Titled Manor Threat: Snake Pit Comics 2013­ - 2015,t he book covers three years of his daily three panel comic strip.

Read about Butthole Surfers with Let's Go To Hell

Posted Feb. 25, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Read about Butthole Surfers with Let's Go To Hell

James Burns - Let's Go to Hell: Scattered Memories of the Butthole Surfers

Texas psych-punks The Butthole Surfers are being unleashed in literary form in the new Let's Go to Hell from James Burns, a book compiling interviews, rare photos, and analysis of the band over their career.

Author James Burns founded Cheap Drugs Records in 2000, and Let's Go to Hell is the first book released under the company's name. Burns has been running the Butthole Surfers Anal Obsession archive for several years.

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Music News Springsteen autobiography

Posted Feb. 17, 2016, 7:21 p.m.

Springsteen autobiography

Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run

Born to Run, an autobiography from Bruce Springsteen, will be published on Sept. 27, 2016 by Simon & Schuster. Springsteen reportedly began working ont he book in 2009 following tThe bohis Super Bowl halftime performance and ...

Music News Eagles of Death Metal release statement on Paris incident

Posted Nov. 18, 2015, 5:22 p.m.

Eagles of Death Metal release statement on Paris incident

After tragedy struck in the form of scattered terrorist attacks in Paris last week, including at an Eagles of Death Metal show, the band has returned home safely and issued the following statement concerning events ...

Music News Mike Watt's book gets ebook addendum

Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 9:02 p.m.

Mike Watt (the minutemen, The Stooges, firehose) has released an extended ebook version of his Mike Watt: On and Off Bass book released previously in 2012. The new version includes an addendum with additional perception ...

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Music News Miley Cyrus collaborates with Laura Jane Grace

Posted May 5, 2015, 11:17 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Miley Cyrus collaborates with Laura Jane Grace

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Miley Cyrus has launched The Happy Hippie Foundation, a non-profit to raise awareness of homeless youth, LGBT youth, and other vulnerable populations. The organization will ...

Music News April 9: Riot Grrrl Day in Boston

Posted April 9, 2015, 12:50 p.m. in Music News by Loren

April 9: Riot Grrrl Day in Boston

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With Kathleen Hanna (The Julie Ruin, Bikini Kill) scheduled to play in Boston at the Wilbur Theatre, Boston mayor Marty Walsh has proclaimed April 9 ...

Music News Charity test press auction

Posted March 13, 2015, 8:48 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Charity test press auction

Castle Face, Famous Class, and In The Red are working together on an eBay auction of rare test press releases to raise money for two ...

Thee Oh Sees test pressings, each individually hand-painted by John Dwyer:CF-013 Dog Poison LP (2)CF-018 Floating Coffin LP (2 approved, 3 rejected)CF-022 Moon Sick EP (3)CF-033 Drop LP (3)as well asCF-034 Damaged Bug LP (2 approved, 1 rejected)Ty Segall's individually hand-drawn test pressings, including:CF-031 – FUZZ - Live In San Francisco LP (3)CF-045 – Ty Segall Band - Live In San Francisco LP (3)White Fence test pressings, hand-inked by Tim Presley, including:CF-019 – Cyclops Reap LP (2)CF-028 – White Fence Live In San Francisco LP (1) FAMOUS CLASS:AUCTION LINKLAMC No. 10 FUZZ / CCR Headcleaner 7” Test press signed by FUZZ (2)LAMC No. 10 FUZZ / CCR Headcleaner 7” LTD splatter vinyl signed by FUZZLAMC No. 11 Mikal Cronin / Wand 7” Test press with original art by both bands (2)LAMC No. 11 Mikal Cronin / Wand 7” LTD color vinyl with original art by both bandsLAMC No. 12 White Fence / Jack Name 7” Test press with original art by Tim Presley (2)LAMC No. 12 White Fence / Jack Name 7” LTD color vinyl with original art by Tim PresleyLAMC No. 13 Parquet Courts / Future Punx 7” Test pressLAMC No. 13 Parquet Courts / Future Punx 7” LTD color vinylLAMC No. 14 Speedy Ortiz / Chris Weisman 7” Test press with original art by both bandsLAMC No. 14 Speedy Ortiz / Chris Weisman 7” LTD color vinyl with original art by both bandsTy Segall: Mr. Face 2x7” EP Test press signed by TyTy Segall: Mr. Face 2x7” EP 1st pressing signed by TyBrian Chippendale and Greg Saunier LP test press with original art by Brain and GregLAMC series overprinted press sheets from Stumptown Printers (set of 4)Famous Class classic cat T-shirt Purple on Green size Small (one of a kind) IN THE RED:AUCTION LINKWand – Golem LP Test Press signed by the bandThe Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Jukebox Explosion LP Test PressJay Reatard - Night Of Broken Glass 12” EP Test PressBlack Lips - Good Bad Not Evil LP Test PressOblivians - Barristers ’95 (live LP) Test PressThe Fresh & Onlys - Play It Strange LP Test PressThe Spits - Spits IV LP Test PressThe King Khan & BBQ Show - Bad News Boys LP Test Press

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Music News Drag City releasing book of Louisville punk flyers

Posted March 12, 2015, 4:26 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Drag City releasing book of Louisville punk flyers

On April 21, Drag City will be publishing a new book titled Staples and Glue: White Glove Test, a collection of Louisville, KY area punk ...

Music News Federal agency may reopen investigation into Buddy Holly plane crash

Posted March 5, 2015, 11:34 a.m. in Music News by Loren

The National Transportation Safety Board is considering a petition to reopen investigation into the Feb. 3, 1959 plane crash in Clear Lake, IA that killed ...

Source: Globe Gazette

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Music News New book on Lookout Records' history

Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 12:39 p.m. in Music News by Loren

New book on Lookout Records' history

Microcosm Publishing has released Punk USA - The Rise and Fall of Lookout Records. The book is a historical look at the influential California label that ...

CHAPTERS:1. Laytonville, The Lookouts and the early days2. Chris Appelgren3. Stikky, Plaid Retina and Sewer Trout4. .Mordam Records, Yeastie Girlz5. Operation Ivy, The Thing That Ate Floyd6. Green Day, The Lookouts and David Hayes8. Livermore, Appelgren and Hynes9. Fifteen, Green Day and Al Sobrante11. The Shit Split and Can of Pork12. Kerplunk, Backwater Boys and a 5th13. 1991 : The year of the Weasel14. New romances, New bands, New Classics15. The Queers, Queercore, & the new Lookout16. The pre punk explosion, label departures17. Green Day Leaves, Lookout Expands20. Weasel Vs Vapid21. Larry's new band, Downfall, Sweet Baby23. Cathy Bauer & the MTX Starship24. The Riverdales & other new arrivals27. Weasel Vs Livermore, Lookout Record Store, The Smugglers and the Queers hit Japan28. Furious George VS Lookout, Music Videos29. Larry leaves, Ernst VS Green Day.30. Samplers and the revenge of Furious George32. The Donnas, 10 Year Anniversary34. Lookout's 'Nero' and a Queers Casualty.35. The Avengers, The Donna's get skintight 37. Disappointments, Departures and divorces38. Panic Button cashes out

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Music News Fat Mike's musical theatre: Home Street Home

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 12:46 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Fat Mike's musical theatre: Home Street Home

Fat Mike of NOFX and Fat Wreck Chords has announced a concept album titled Home Street Home, which will precede a full-stage production of the ...

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