Monthly Archives: January 2016

Latest My Chemical Romance News

Study: Green Day + Blink-182 Are Punk, My Chemical Romance Are Emo
"This band isn't punk." "WTF do you even know what emo means?" "BMTH isn't metalcore any more." The internet is weird, and it's full of opinions, but a study is attempting to find out which genres different bands fit into. The research found that 51 …
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What's My Age Again? Shade Your Pop-Punk Heroes with This New Colouring Book
The book is packed with plenty of pop-punk favourites, including All Time Low, My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Panic! At the Disco, The Academy Is…, Taking Back Sunday, New Found Glory, A Day to Remember, Blink-182, Mayday Parade …
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East Coast music festivals to catch this summer
But the festival is notorious for changing locations and names of late on a nearly year-by-year basis. Regardless, in the past few years they've been able to nab headliners such as Skrillex, Foo Fighters, Brand New, and My Chemical Romance.
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Grand Rapids band's Steely Dan tribute 'so rewarding' to assemble, unleash

Grand Rapids band's Steely Dan tribute 'so rewarding' to assemble, unleash
At 9 p.m. Friday night at Holland's Park Theatre, a special lineup of Hey Marco! will unfurl its tribute to Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Steely Dan, playing songs from all nine of its studio albums — from 1972's “Can't Buy a Thrill” to 2003's …

Steely Dan Founder Charged With Assault in Manhattan Home, Court Papers Say
Steely Dan founder Donald Fagen was charged Tuesday with assaulting his wife at their Manhattan home, according to law enforcement officials and court papers. The 67-year-old former lead singer allegedly shoved Libby Titus into a marble window frame, …
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Steely Dan lead singer Donald Fagen arrested for assaulting his wife
On Monday, Jan. 5, Donald Fagen, co-founder and lead singer of the famed rock band, Steely Dan, was arrested for assaulting his wife, Libby. Court papers show that the alleged altercation happened at 5:30 p.m. inside the couple's Upper East Side …
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5 Technologies That Blur The Line Between Robot And Human

5 Technologies That Blur The Line Between Robot And Human
The theme of this year's World Economic Forum meeting is the Fourth Industrial Revolution, “a fusion of technologies, blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres,” writes WEF founder Klaus Schwab. Confused? So were we. So …
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Blur's Damon Albarn to perform with the Syrian National Orchestra
Blur frontman Damon Albarn will perform live with the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music at a special gig in London later this year. The performance will take place at London's Southbank Centre on June 25, with conductor Issam Rafea leading the …

Boundaries Blur at the Outsider Art Fair, Which Has Newfound Attention, Pricy
One of the nice things about the Outsider Art Fair, which opens its 24th edition tonight with a vernissage at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, is that, by and large, the price point is significantly lower than at a contemporary fair of a similar …
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Latest Green Day News

For the record: 'American Idiot' by Green Day
When Green Day released its iconoclastic rock opera more than a decade ago, it marked not only a resurgence in its legendary career, but a complete turnaround for the band. Whereas just a decade prior to the album's release the band was just a group of …
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Dirtiest Mouths in Music: Green Day, Korn, Joni Mitchell?
Chief Keef has the highest frequency of profanity with 1 use every 20 words. Other artists topping their respective genres for profanity include Charli XCX for Pop, Korn for Metal, and Green Day for Rock. Miranda Lambert lands at number 3 on the list …
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Stage: Green Day musical 'American Idiot' has regional premiere at Playhouse
The regional premiere of Green Day's "American Idiot" at Playhouse on the Square is a punk opera story told through a specific generation's angst yet applicable to anyone who was ever a disaffected teen. The band's 2004 concept album stirs up the love …
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Latest Yes Band News

Deeds: Boise indie band Hollow Wood dances into 2016
His Boise indie group, Hollow Wood, has generated increasing buzz since its genesis in 2010. Hollow Wood has performed around the country. Its vocally charged folk-rock has been featured on national TV. A year or two ago, the young band seemed poised …
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In North Dakota's Booming Oil Patch, One Tribe Beat Back Fracking
The water, more than anything, explains why members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians acted so quickly when they learned their region was next in line for fracking. Within just a … “I didn't believe it would pass until they all said yes …
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Why 2015 belongs to Dave Grohl

Why 2015 belongs to Dave Grohl
It may be Adele's year as far as breaking records go but we think Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters truly owned 2015. He's always been known as one of the nicest men in rock but he surpassed even himself in the last 12 months. It all started back in May …
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Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Foo Fighters Earn Sixth Million-Selling Album
Foo Fighters have also scored million-selling albums with The Colour and the Shape (1.9 million), In Your Honor (1.5 million), One By One (1.4 million), There Is Nothing Left To Lose (1.3 million) and their self-titled debut (1.3 million). — Adele, 21 …
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FOO FIGHTERS Notch Their Sixth Million-Selling Album
FOO FIGHTERS notched the sixth million-selling album of the band's career this week when its 2009 "Greatest Hits" collection passed the one million mark to re-enter The Billboard 200 album chart at No. 159. Selling 3,000 copies two weeks ago and …