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Ariel Pink, R. Stevie Moore (ft. MGMT members) + Kurt Vile Contribute To Benefit For Japan Compilation

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Recorded for Japan is a compilation album containing songs recorded between April and June 2011 to aid the victims of the earthquake, resulting tsunami, and nuclear emergency that happened on March 11th, 2011 in Japan. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this compilation will go directly towards the continuing recovery and reconstruction effort, specifically the Japanese Red Cross. The album features the contributions of Acrylics, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Beige, Chairlift, Erika Spring, Ice Choir, Kurt Vile, K. …

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Signed CD Giveaway: George Thorogood and The Destroyers – 2120 South Michigan Avenue

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On their 17th studio album, George Thorogood and The Destroyers pay tribute to their Chess Records heroes, including many of Thorogood’s legendary mentors who helped to launch his career in rock & roll. Titled 2120 South Michigan Avenue, the 13-track album will be released by Capitol/EMI on July 12 on CD, vinyl LP, and digital download. ‘2120’ features Thorogood’s raw, rocking turn on classics by a who’s-who of the blues, including Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, …

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Rolling Stone and Music Unites To Reveal Unsigned Cover Artist Winner On August 3rd

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Rolling Stone is set to make history this Wednesday August 3rd as they choose an unsigned artist to grace the cover of their magazine. The cover will be revealed at a party that night in New York City. Kanye West, Larry David, SNL’s Bobby Moynihan, Amanda Hearst and Chanel Iman among other guests are expected to be at the party.

Music Unites, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding sustainable music education programs, is excited to partner with Rolling Stone …

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Atmosphere Announce Additional Tour Dates

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To the delight of fans, Atmosphere has announced that they will add a second leg to their “The Family Vacation Tour” this summer, which kicks off next week with a highly anticipated performance at Lollapalooza. Joined by Rhymesayers artists and veteran MCs Blueprint and Evidence, the iconic indie rap heroes will continue their touring late into September adding stops in the Midwest and South. Blueprint will be supporting the dates with a set largely drawn from his most recent release, …

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Odd Future Announce First National Tour

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There isn’t much to say that hasn’t already been said about Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. The press either love them or love to hate them and keep an eye on their movement as the group continues to surprise the public at every turn along the way.

Nearly a dozen members deep, the Los Angeles collective has been releasing music, videos, art, and has established a presence over the past couple years that most charting artists will …

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Metallica Announces 30th Anniversary Shows At The Fillmore In December

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Metallica is set to celebrate their THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY with a week of shows just for Met Club members at the historic Fillmore in San Francisco. The four shows will take place on December 5th, 7th, 9th and 10th. The shows are expected to include special guests, rare songs, mixed up set lists and much more.

Fan club members will be able to attend all four shows for the low, low price of $19.81 (marking the band’s first year of existence, …