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U2 Prizepack Giveaway!

September 29, 2009 drainu182 1
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This giveaway is over!
U2 is on a huge stadium tour right now. They just played Saturday Night Live (videos). Life is pretty good right now if you’re U2 or one of their fans. A remix of their single “I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight” has just been released. For one lucky reader, we’re going to give away a copy of the remix on VINYL and on CD. Oh yeah, you’re also getting a T-SHIRT! …

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Tyrone Wells “Sink or Swim” Featured On Grey’s Anatomy

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Singer/songwriter Tyrone Wells is the latest act to gain exposure on the hit TV show Grey’s Anatomy. His song “Sink or Swim” was recently featured in the promos for the sixth season premiere. Watch the commercial spot featuring “Sink or Swim” on YouTube, and then snag the track on iTunes. Listen to the track in full here. (Windows Media); (QuickTime).

Wells launched his career in 2003 with a number of indie releases. His fourth album and …

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Weezer Hammerstein Ballroom NYC 10/31 Presale Starts Today

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Weezer’s announced a show for Halloween (10/31) at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC. Matt and Kim and PT Walkley will support. The Metro PC’s Masquerade with Weezer Presented by 101.9RXP will have tickets available for presale today (LiveNation) at 10AM EST. You can get tickets by going here and using code HOLLYWOOD. There’s also a Radio Presale (101.9 RXP) today and that code is 1019RXP. Regular on sale starts on Thursday 10/1. Good luck!

BUY TICKETS HERE

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AFI (new album Crash Love out now!)

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Crash Love is certainly not a concept album or rock opera by any stretch, but the songs are generally connected by a greater theme… The album title itself can be construed as a command, as a destructive kind of love, or as a desire for a relationship that’s heading inevitably toward disaster or flameout. The lyrics of some songs trace an arc from adoration to the desire to tear down the object of affection. These songs are written from …

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THE DEAR HUNTER: Headlining Tour Underway; Tour Dates With Thrice Start November 15

September 28, 2009 drainu182 0
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Just as their headlining tour commences, THE DEAR HUNTER–Casey Crescenzo (singer/pianist/guitarist/lyricist/multi-instrumentalist), Andy Wildrick (guitar), Erick Serna (guitar), Nick Crescenzo (drums), Nate Patterson (bass)—has added more shows to their already busy schedule promoting their critically acclaimed ACT III: LIFE AND DEATH. Once the headlining trek concludes October 3, they’ll head out with Thursday through October 24. When that round of dates is done, they’ll head back out for another week’s worth of headlining shows with Annuals. From there, THE DEAR …

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Vic Chesnutt new album Skitter On Take Off (out 10/6), “Society Sue” free MP3

September 28, 2009 drainu182 0
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Vic Chesnutt’s has a new album coming out on 10/6 called Skitter On Take-Off. Check out Jonathan Richman’s commentary below on why he wanted to work with Vic Chesnutt. You can also download the track “Society Sue” (check lower in the post).
THE VIC CHESNUTT RECORD AND WHY ME AND TOMMY WANTED TO DO IT
by Jonathan Richman

My drummer Tommy Larkin and I were driving in the van across the United States as we do two or three …