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Billie Joe Armstrong seeking treatment for substance abuse

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September 23, 2012
Billie Joe Armstrong seeking treatment for substance abuse

Green Day have announced today via their website and social media channels that Billie Joe Armstrong is seeking treatment for substance abuse. Billie Joe is seeking treatment for substance abuse.  We would like everyone to know that our set was not cut short by Clear Channel and to apologize to those...
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Video: Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong has onstage meltdown, tells crowd “I’m not f**cking Justin Bieber”

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September 22, 2012
Video: Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong has onstage meltdown, tells crowd “I’m not f**cking Justin Bieber”

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong had a meltdown on stage on Friday night, as his band’s set was cut short at the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas. The video below captures the moment, as Billie Joe Armstrong stops singing “Basket Case” mid-song as he is incensed by a sign telling...
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Avril Lavigne has terrible taste in music

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August 21, 2012
Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne… nice boots… horrible music in music (and musician’s) Yup. Avril Lavigne, formely married to Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley, is now engaged to marry Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger. EWWWWWWWWWWW! All the best to Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne – may you live your lives together happily ever after and never make music...
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#VOTD: Pussy Riot put in jail — Fucked Up – “No Pasarán”

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August 17, 2012
#VOTD: Pussy Riot put in jail — Fucked Up – “No Pasarán”

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova – source Despite the cries of the world, Pussy Riot have been Putin jail. But one girl still stands tall… and sales of neon-colour balaclava are about to skyrocket. This one’s for you, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova. Over to you, Fucked Up. #VOTD: © Brian Banks, Editor, Music Vice Share and discuss using...
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Jack White announces Montreal and Toronto dates this October – tickets for Sony Centre show on sale Friday

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August 13, 2012
Jack White announces Montreal and Toronto dates this October – tickets for Sony Centre show on sale Friday

Jack White  is Canada bound this October with a date in Montreal and two dates in Toronto. The additional dates to his North America tour this fall see him play L’Olympia in Montreal on 2 October and the Sony Centre For The Performing Arts on 3-4 October in Toronto. Jack White will...
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Happy birthday Carl Cox – free party Monday 30th July at Sands, Ibiza

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July 27, 2012
Carl Cox free 50th birthday party 30 July 2012 Ibiza

British house and techno DJ Carl Cox is celebrating his 50th birthday next week – happy birthday Carl! To celebrate this, Cox is holding a free birthday party at Sands beach club and restaurant in Ibiza, together with Pete Tong, Igor Marijuan and DJ Antz. The flyer is below… if you’re...
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Lamb of God singer remains in Czech prison as bail challenged – Dethklok tour and Heavy festival dates cancelled

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July 26, 2012
Lamb of God

Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe, centre, remains incarcerated in a Czech Republic prison Lamb of God have cancelled their upcoming co-headline tour with Dethklok scheduled to begin on 1 August in Seattle due to the incarceration of their singer Randy Blythe in the Czech Republic. The also means Lamb of God...
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Tonight’s (July 26) Blink 182 Brixton Academy gig has been cancelled

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July 26, 2012

Blink 182 have this afternoon cancelled tonight’s (July 26) gig at Brixton Academy due to the illness of bassist Mark Hoppus. The band have also announced that the show will not be rescheduled but ticket holders can contact their point of purchase for a refund. The statement reads: It is with...
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Music Stars at the 2012 WSOP Poker Main Event

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July 18, 2012
Kool Shen (Bruno Lopes) at WSOP

If you have been keeping on top of the latest news on WSOP 2012, then you know that the Main Event just reached the final table and the remaining players will be back in October to claim the richest prize in the game. Over 6,000 players took to the field less...
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2012 Polaris Prize shortlist revealed

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July 17, 2012
Polaris Prize shortlist announcement, Steve Jordan and Craig Norris - photo Dustin Rabin

Polaris Founder Steve Jordan and CBC Music’s Craig Norris reveal the 2012 Short List – photo credit Dustin Rabin The 2012 Polaris Music Prize Short List was announced today at The Drake Hotel in Toronto, ON.  Hosted by CBC Radio 3’s Craig Norris, the event was broadcast live on Sirius 152...
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