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Live Nation acquires C3 Presents:

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 11:27 a.m.

Brooklyn Vegan is reporting that Live Nation has acquired shares in C3 Presents, the company behind Austin City Limits music festival, Lollapalooza, several other large festivals, and shows at Emo's in Austin.

Live Nation is the world's largest live events promoter.

Pixies' Joey Santiago, actor

Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 4:33 p.m.
Pixies' Joey Santiago, actor

Joey santiago, guitarist in the Pixies, will be acting in an upcoming independent film titled The Bridge. The film follows a small town music prodigy. Santiago will play the role of a shady motel owner. Musicians Joe Ellliott (Def Leppard) and Al Jourgensen (Ministry)are also slated for the film.

"Being part of a cast that includes musicians from Ministry, Def Leppard, Twisted Sister and Thin Lizzy, I really feel like the odd-man out," says Santiago. "But I'm really excited about being involved."

Filming wil begin next year.

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Music News Aggronautix selling 5th anniversary print

Posted Nov. 23, 2014, 10:26 a.m.

Aggronautix selling 5th anniversary print

Chris Hamer

Aggronautix, makers of Throbbleads from GG Allin, Milo, Captain Sensible, and many more, is marking their 5th anniversary by selling a unique poster that features all 50 Throbbleheads, illustrated and signed by Chris Hamer of ...

Music News Book combines 1940s-1950s prisons and music

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 8:22 p.m.

Book combines 1940s-1950s prisons and music

A new book/CD package titled Parchman Farm: Photographs and Field Recordings was released earlier this month on Dust-to-Digital. The project includes a 124-page hardcover book along with 77 photographs and 2 CDs of music ...

Music News xXx Fanzine book update

Posted Nov. 15, 2014, 8:35 p.m.

xXx Fanzine book update

The 1983-1988 xXx Fanzine collection of interviews will be released with a companion 12" of covers from the period. The book still has no set release date, but Bridge Nine will be issuing it in ...

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Music News Pray For Sound Giveaway

Posted Nov. 9, 2014, 9:52 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Pray For Sound Giveaway

Pray For Sound - Dreamer

We're hosting a Pray for Sound giveaway where one winner will get 2 cds from the band and a t-shirt. The deal includes their ...

Music News Old Point Light's cancer benefit

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 8:28 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Old Point Light's cancer benefit

Old Point Light, a production company founded by ex-Small Brown Bike member Travis Dopp, has announced a three volume digital compilation series to raise funds ...

Fourward: Volume 1 Track List:
1. Seeds of Man (Billy Bungeroth)
2. Drowning Victim (Travis John)
3. Painted (DFENDR)
4. New Telepathy (Biddy Biddy Biddy)
5. Work (Young Brother)
6. Beth / Rest (Samantha Hershock)
7. Four Forty One [Acoustic] (Drake Dopp)
8. Admit You Exist (Tyler Mitchell Blakslee)
9. Woe Is Us (Chingada)
10. Sound of Joy [Live] (Leave Let Be)

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Music News Pussy Riot starts news organization in Russia

Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 12:24 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina of Pussy Riot have launced an independent news service in Russia named Mediazona. The editorial focus of the new organization ...

Music News Ten bands one cause

Posted Sept. 1, 2014, 8:42 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Ten bands one cause

Ryan Russell

This October Red Distribution is sponsoring a charity event to raise awarenesss for breast cancer. 10 titles will be released on limited editin pnk vinyl ...

Music News Oral history on NYHC coming soon

Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 5:38 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Oral history on NYHC coming soon

New York Hardcore 1980-1990, by Tony Rettman, will be published in Nov. on Bazillion Points. The collection of oral histories includes 450 pages, 50 chapters ...

Music News Tupac inspired musical

Posted Aug. 9, 2014, 10:10 a.m. in Music News by Loren

The Palace Theatre in New York is hosting a Tupac inspired musical titled Holler If Ya Hear Me. The musical stars Saul Williams and is ...

Music News Universal Zulu Nation plans hip-hop anniversary celebration

Posted July 13, 2014, 3:30 p.m. in Music News by Loren

The Universal Zulu Nation is organizing a 6 day event in New York City to mark the official 40th Anniversary of Hip-Hop, running Nov. 4-9 ...

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