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Gary Numan unlikely to appear at Coachella as volcanic ash deepens travel chaos

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April 17, 2010
Gary Numan unlikely to appear at Coachella as volcanic ash deepens travel chaos

The Cribs, Bad Lieutenant and Frightened Rabbit have all had to cancel their appearances at Coachella this weekend as volcanic ash from a volcano in Iceland continues to cause travel chaos throughout Europe. As of today, Saturday 17 April, virtually all of Europe’s major airports remain closed as a huge plume...
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Slipknot’s bassist Paul Gray joins metal supergroup Hail!

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April 14, 2010
Slipknot’s bassist Paul Gray joins metal supergroup Hail!

Slipknot’s bassist Paul Gray has joined Hail!, the metal supergroup with a line-up including Judas Priest Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens (‘Priest vocalist from 1996-2003) and Sepultura’s guitarist Andreas Kisser. Gray will be standing in for Hail! founding member David Ellefson who is returning to touring duties with Megadeth, with the band starting...
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Damian Abraham helps spotlight hunger and poverty in Toronto

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April 12, 2010
Damian Abraham helps spotlight hunger and poverty in Toronto

Last week Damian Abraham, the singer from Fucked Up, picked up a food hamper from a Toronto food bank and lived off its contents (plus five permitted basic pantry items) for as long as he could. Damian did this as part of his involvement with Do The Math, a program which...
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Dinosaur Jr. to tour UK in May

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April 9, 2010
Dinosaur Jr. to tour UK in May

Dinosaur Jr. are to play 10 nights in Great Britain this May, touring in support of their latest album, 2009’s Farm. The band will be joined by Boise, Idaho’s Built To Spill. Tour dates: May 2010 Saturday 8th       02 Academy Oxford Sunday 9th         02 Academy Liverpool Monday 10th       Black Box, Galway,...
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Malcolm McLaren dies aged 64

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April 8, 2010
Malcolm McLaren dies aged 64

Former Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren has died in Switzerland aged 64. Malcolm McLaren will be remembered for the huge part he played in introducing punk to Britain and the shock-waves he created, not least with his publicity stunts, the most famous of all being when the Sex Pistols played “God...
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DJ Muggs to headline 4th Annual Toronto Freedom Festival

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April 8, 2010
DJ Muggs to headline 4th Annual Toronto Freedom Festival

May Day, 1 May 2010 is the date for this year’s Global Marijuana March which will once again see people in cities around the global take to their feet to march in support of the decriminalization of cannabis. Toronto has been involved with the march since its inception in 1999 and...
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Top J-Rock band X Japan to play main stage at Lollapalooza

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April 7, 2010
Top J-Rock band X Japan to play main stage at Lollapalooza

This year’s Lollapalooza line-up is looking very enticing with plenty of wicked bands. The Strokes, The XX, Metric, The New Pornographers and my recent discovery Violent Soho are just some of of the names that would make my  shortlist should I be fortunate enough to make the trip to Chicago this...
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Third Henry Rollins Melbourne date announced!

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April 7, 2010
Third Henry Rollins Melbourne date announced!

You know how we all just loooove Henry Rollins at MusicVice.com? No? Well we do and we’re pleased as punch to announce he’s doing a third and final show at the Thornbury Theatre in Melbourne. Tickets go on sale on April 12th so be quick as it’s likely this one will...
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Buzzcocks to tour North America in May

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April 6, 2010
Buzzcocks to tour North America in May

Manc legends the Buzzcocks are set for a trek around the US and Canada this May. The Buzzcocks will peform their first two albums Another Music in a Different Kitchen and Love Bites in full on each night of the tour as well as a few other hits. Buzzcocks Tour Dates...
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Against Me! announce June release date of new album White Crosses

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April 6, 2010
Against Me! announce June release date of new album White Crosses

Against Me! have announced the track-listing and release date for their upcoming new album White Crosses which is set for release on 8 June 2010. It’ll be the second album on Sire Records for the Gainseville, Florida punks, the follow-up to 2007’s New Wave. Famous name producer Butch Vig was once...
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