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Peter Murphy suffers heart attack

Posted Aug. 19, 2019, 8:24 p.m.
Peter Murphy suffers heart attack

photo by Scott Wilkinson

Peter Murphy recently had to cancel a New York, NY performance at Le Poisson Rouge on August 13 due to a medical emergency, which was announced the next day to be due to suffering a heart attack.

The emergency interruped what was a planned residency, but the artist's spokespeople promise replacement dates in the future -- still to be announced.

"All of us at LPR are devastated by this news. Peter’s performance and presence over the past twelve days has been amazing - both onstage and off. We wish Peter a swift and full recovery and look forward to his successful return to LPR," his family said in a public statement following the procedure.

"Mr. Murphy was admitted for treatment of a myocardial infarction. He had two stents placed in his right coronary artery and was started on medications to manage his heart condition," his cardiologist explains.

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Cassette Store Day 2019

Posted Aug. 11, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
Cassette Store Day 2019

Cassette Store Day 2019 is set for Saturday October 12 at various independend stores across North America. It's the fifth such date in North America and was inspired by CSD UK.

In short, CSD is a celebration of the cassette tape format. Burger Record, one of the leaders in bringing the day to the USA (the only featured US label in CSD UK 2013), will include releases from That Dog, Blank Tapes, and Dr. Dog. 

Submissions for labels and stores ends next month.

Learn more at the CSD official website.

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Music News Nardwuar gets BC Entertainment Hall Of Fame star

Posted June 16, 2019, 12:28 p.m.

Nardwuar gets  BC Entertainment Hall Of Fame star

photo by William Jans

Music journlaist, musician, and media personality Nardwuar will be getting a star on the Walk of Fame on Granville Street in downtown Vancouver later this year. The singer of The Evaporators is being recoginized for ...

Music News URF release new single, festival date

Posted May 18, 2019, 12:01 p.m.

URF release new single, festival date

Manchester-based psychadelic five-piece URF's new single "Solitude" is out now, and the band will be performing at the Manchester Psych Fest in August. The band has described "Solitude", which follows on from the band ...

Music News New art exhibit of work by HR and Lori Hudson

Posted March 30, 2019, 4:36 p.m.

New art exhibit of work by HR and Lori Hudson

Los Angeles art gallery Lethal Amounts has a new art exhibit of work by HR and Lori Hudson, HR Hudson being best known as Paul "HR" Hudson of Bad Brains. Lori Carns Hudson is an ...

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Music News Limited edition Iggy Pop photo book

Posted March 10, 2019, 1:18 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Limited edition Iggy Pop photo book

Fat Possum Records and Tyrant Books is offering a limited first edition of Bare & Real - Iggy Pop, a book of photos by Paul McAlpine, documenting ...

Music News New book about Poly Styrene (X-Ray Spex)

Posted Feb. 23, 2019, 2:01 p.m. in Music News by Loren

New book about Poly Styrene (X-Ray Spex)

Poly Styrene, who passed away in 2011, will be the subject of a new book and exhibit in Paris. The book, titled Dayglo: The Poly ...

Music News Craig Wedren art/photography show and solo tour

Posted Feb. 9, 2019, 12:40 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Craig Wedren art/photography show and solo tour

photo by Meggan Lennon

Former frontman of Shudder To Think, Craig Wedren, has an upcoming art exhibit and limited edition book that captures moments from his career, titled My ...

CRAIG WEDREN TOUR DATES
Mar 7 San Francisco, CA - The Loin (My '90s Opening)
Apr 11 San Diego, CA - The Casbah*
Apr 21 Santa Barbara, CA - Velvet Jones*
Apr 22 San Francisco, CA - The Chapel*
April 23 Sacramento, CA - Harlow's
*notes dates with The Messthetics

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Music News Greg Puciato to release poetry + photography book

Posted Jan. 13, 2019, 10:59 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Greg Puciato to release poetry + photography book

photo by Stephen Odom

Greg Puciato, vocalist of groups The Black Queen and The Dillinger Escape Plan, will release a book titled Separate the Dawn next month, on Feb ...

The Black Queen tour dates:
January 17 Brisbane, Australia Black Bear Lodge SOLD OUT
January 18 Sydney, Australia Landsdowne Hotel SOLD OUT
January 19 Melbourne, Australia Northcote Social Club SOLD OUT
January 20 Melbourne, Australia Northcote Social Club SOLD OUT
 
February 22 San Diego, CA Brick By Brick
February 23 Las Vegas, NV Db172
February 24 Phoenix, AZ The Rebel Lounge
February 26 Austin, TX Barracuda
February 27 Dallas, TX Curtain Club
March 1 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade (Hell)
March 2 Ybor City, FL Crowbar
March 3 Orlando, FL The Abbey
March 5 Charlotte, NC Amos Southend
March 6 Washington, DC Union Stage
March 8 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
March 9 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
March 11 Cambridge, MA The Sinclair
March 12 Montreal, QC Le Ministere
March 13 Toronto, ON Velvet Underground
March 15 Detroit, MI The Shelter
March 16 Chicago, IL Subterranean
March 17 Minneapolis, MN Studio B @ Skyway Theatre
March 19 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
March 20 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
March 22 Seattle, WA Chop Suey
March 23 Portland, OR Dante’s
March 25 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
March 26 Sacramento, CA Holy Diver
March 28 Los Angeles, The Regent

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Music News Mike Patton to sing anthem before NFL playoff game

Posted Jan. 12, 2019, 10:34 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Mike Patton to sing anthem before NFL playoff game

photo by Ransom & Mitchell

Mike Patton, the king of all things unexpected, will sing the US national anthem prior to kickoff at the NFL playogg game between the Los ...

Music News DOA's Joe Keithley elected to city council

Posted Nov. 2, 2018, 10:23 p.m. in Music News by Loren

DOA's Joe Keithley elected to city council

D.O.A.'s Joe Keithley has won a seat on the Burnaby city council and will serve on one of eight seats. Having run ...

DOA FINAL 2018 US TOUR DATES:Thursday, November 15th - Luckys, Eugene, OR w/ MDCFriday, November 16th - Domino Room, Bend, OR w/ MDCSaturday, November 17th - El Corazon, Seattle,WA w/MDCSunday, November 18th - Slim's, San Francisco, CAFriday, December 7th - Dante's, Portland, OR w/ MDCSaturday, December 8th - The Observatory, Santa Ana, CA - Adolescents, D.O.A, and CH3Sunday, December 9th - CA - TBC

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Music News Sydney Festival returns for 2019

Posted Oct. 28, 2018, 2:30 p.m. in Music News by Matt

The annual Sydney Festival is due to return from 9th-27th January 2019, including theatre performances, art installations and a diverse musical lineup including: Orquesta Akok ...

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