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Crass vocalist Steve Ignorant announces Last Supper tour
(Fri 26 Feb 2010 15:26)
Crass songs from 1977-1982 to be toured by Crass vocalist and co-founder Steve Ignorant this Autumn.

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The Gaslight Anthem move show to Brixton Academy due to demand
(Fri 26 Feb 2010 12:47)
The Gaslight Anthem turned 2009 into a monumental success. They toured the world with acclaimed album THE '59 SOUND and became lauded performers on the major festie circuit including Coachella, Rock Am Ring, Glastonbury

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Have you got what it takes to be a professional festival goer with Trident?
(Wed 24 Feb 2010 16:29)
For dimwits that think Rob da Bank is a criminal offence and Michael Eavis is one of the forgotten actors who played a hobbit in Lord of The Rings... stop reading now.

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Introducing: Boe Weaver
(Wed 24 Feb 2010 13:19)
Fancy having your brain divinely scooped out and teased up? Look no further than Boe Weaver...

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Penny Lane barber shop makes Beatles lyrics come to life on Twitter
(Mon 22 Feb 2010 13:52)
Now more than 40 years later Barry Hayden is making the song come to life by posting a pic of 'every head he's had the pleasure to know'... via Twitter.

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Britain's biggest Banksy goes for a song to whitewash builder
(Fri 19 Feb 2010 10:41)
Britain's biggest Banksy is set to be whitewashed, after it was bought by a builder who hates grafitti.

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Sound Of Guns release single 'Alcatraz' on 8th March
(Wed 17 Feb 2010 20:50)
Liverpool band Sound Of Guns announce release date of new single 'Alcatraz'..music video and all.

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Sweet Apple announce release date of debut album.
(Wed 17 Feb 2010 20:20)
Dinosaur Jnr. and Cobra Verde band members due to release album of blissful catharsis with Sweet Apple this April. And it's quite the story...

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Cream gearing up for Easter mash up*Eric Prydz*Steve Angello*
(Tue 16 Feb 2010 13:01)
Cream is gearing up to host its first event of the year at Nation with its annual Easter mash-up and have once again pulled together one of the hottest line ups you’ll see this year.

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The Muppets continue their social media onslaught with Beaker's Ballad
(Sun 14 Feb 2010 19:24)
The Muppets are rapidly becoming socially media savvy... the result is they are winning over a whole new generation of fans through YouTube and one burnt muppet.

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Liverpool Music Week presents NYC duo Shy Child with Kazimier's Dogshow
(Fri 12 Feb 2010 13:47)
Liverpool Music Week are pleased to announce rising NYC stars Shy Child will perform at the Kazimier Club alongside Dogshow on Saturday 27th February.

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Brit girl signs Japanese pop deal after YouTube Manga dance viral
(Wed 10 Feb 2010 12:41)
A British schoolgirl is destined for Japananese pop stardom after she videos of her dressed as an Anime character she posted to YouTube became a worldwide viral sensation.

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Take the tour of South Central LA, join the gang
(Tue 02 Feb 2010 10:03)
Passengers must sign indemnity forms acknowledging they are putting their lives in danger on the "Los Angeles Gang Tour" with the group of ex-gangsters who act as guides and protection.

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Biffy Clyro at Liverpool HMV
(Sat 23 Jan 2010 16:36)
Biffy Clyro Meet Fans and Sign Copies of Their CD 'Only Revolutions' At Liverpool HMV

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John Lennon's primary school bans snap happy Beatles fans
(Sat 23 Jan 2010 14:42)
John Lennon's primary school has banned Beatles fans and tourists from taking pictures of pupils in the playground.

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Spottify making moves on iTunes and earning revenue for record labels
(Sat 23 Jan 2010 13:49)
Popular music streaming service Spottify has yet to enter the US market, but in Europe its already offering sustainable revenue to the labels it’s made licensing deals with.

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Fun Lovin’ Criminals on the comeback trial with album tour Classic Fantastic
(Fri 22 Jan 2010 11:50)
The multi-platinum funk soul brothers return to play the UK after a five year hiatus, with the first classic party album of the decade, featuring collaborations with Roots Manuva and Paul Kaye.

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The top three social media tools for bands
(Tue 12 Jan 2010 17:49)
As the Big freeze begins to thaw and we pop our heads up to have a look around 2010, the selection of band-friendly social media tools is growing.

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Visions of New York: anything is possible - the eye of Eugene De Salignac
(Sat 26 Dec 2009 15:35)
His images have an odd beauty and, at times, a subversive wit. In September, 1914, he took a picture of painters dutifully at work on the Brooklyn Bridge; the department used it in an annual report.

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Them Crooked Vultures Dave Grohl Christmas shopping dash
(Fri 25 Dec 2009 11:52)
Them Crooked Vultures heroes Dave Grohl and Josh Homme rushed the toy department of Harrods to do some last minute Christmas shopping.