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Chuck Ragan and the Revival Tour coming down under in April

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February 16, 2010
Chuck Ragan and the Revival Tour coming down under in April

For a few years now, the Revival Tour has been touring around North America with Chuck Ragan (of HotWaterMusic) and some of his best buddies including Drag the River’s Jon Snodgrass and Chad Price, Austin Lucas, Cory Branan, and a host of other alt-country/americana/ex-punker singer-songwriters. Recently announced was the first ever...
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Rage Against the Machine Announce Details of Free London Concert

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February 12, 2010
Rage Against the Machine Announce Details of Free London Concert

Rage Against the Machine have announced details of their free concert in London that they promised to play after fan power ousted X Factor’s Joe McElderry to land them the Christmas number 1 last year. The gig is to be held at Finsbury Park in London on Saturday 6 June with...
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Andrew Johnston of The Dangerfields Discusses his Sahara Hike for Mencap

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February 11, 2010
Andrew Johnston of The Dangerfields Discusses his Sahara Hike for Mencap

In little more than 24 hours time Andrew Johnston of the Dangerfields is set to embark on a journey to Morocco for a  60-mile hike across the Sahara Desert to raise money for Mencap. Mencap is a UK charity that works with people with disabilities, as well as their carers and...
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Thom Yorke To Play Green Party Benefit Gig

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February 11, 2010
Thom Yorke To Play Green Party Benefit Gig

Thom Yorke has announced a “low key” solo gig in support of the Green Party to take place at the Cambridge Corn Exchange on 25 February. Yorke is a friend and supporter of Tony Juniper, an environmental campaigner and Green Party member who is hoping to secure a seat in Parliament...
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Trivium Interview – Exclusive Interview As Corey Beaulieu Talks About the New Drummer, the Next Album and Soundwave

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February 6, 2010
Trivium Interview – Exclusive Interview As Corey Beaulieu Talks About the New Drummer, the Next Album and Soundwave

Yesterday, February 5th, I spoke to Corey Beaulieu from Trivium about some important news; the announcement of their new drummer Nick Augusto, the progress of album number five and of course the Soundwave festival which they’ll be playing towards the end of February. Firstly the thing everyone wants to know more...
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My Chemical Romance Cancel Soundwave Festival Appearance, Replaced by Jimmy Eat World

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February 5, 2010
My Chemical Romance Cancel Soundwave Festival Appearance, Replaced by Jimmy Eat World

My Chemical Romance have pulled out of this year’s Soundwave festival in Australia. Singer Gerard Way has been having severe vocal problems and is under doctor’s advisement to forgo the tour in order to receive treatment for his throat and vocal chords. “We are really sorry that we’ve had to cancel...
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The Bronx (and Mariachi El Bronx) announce US Tour with Japanther and UK/Euro dates with Gogol Bordello

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February 3, 2010
The Bronx (and Mariachi El Bronx) announce US Tour with Japanther and UK/Euro dates with Gogol Bordello

The Bronx have announced tour dates for Spring 2010 for the US (plus Toronto and Montreal) and the UK and Europe. The US tour with Japanther starts on March 22nd in Kansas City at the Riot Room and will include Mariachi El Bronx plus guests. The UK and Europe dates will...
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Toronto Plays For Haiti benefit gig at Sound Academy, Tuesday 2 February, 2010

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February 1, 2010
Toronto Plays For Haiti benefit gig at Sound Academy, Tuesday 2 February, 2010

The disaster in Haiti has already seen many events held across the globe as people from all walks of life unite to provide aid and support – tomorrow Toronto plays its part. Toronto Plays for Haiti is a benefit gig presented by local radio station 102.1 The Edge and Unicef which...
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Blank-Fest Quebec Returns to Warm Up Montreal Homeless in February

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January 28, 2010
Blank-Fest Quebec Returns to Warm Up Montreal Homeless in February

"It's about the homeless. Nothing more, nothing less". That's the motto of Blank-Fest, an annual benefit concert that first started in New York City in 1997 by Kenn Rowell of The Baghdaddios. On 19 February, 2010, Blank-Fest comes to Montreal for the 2nd annual installment of the Quebec version of the event....
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Achtung Toronto! Last Shows Ever at The Big Bop Tonight

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January 28, 2010

Toronto, tonight we will say goodnight to a dear friend. We heard the news back in early December that The Big Bop was set to close. Back then it was unknown how long Toronto’s triple-decker music venue would remain open, but now the day has come, with the last show’s ever...
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