Category Archives: INDIE MUSIC NEWS

Morrissey Cancels Remaining Tour Dates

Morrissey has cancelled all of the remaining dates on his North American tour as the result of a variety of medical ailments Over the last year the 53-year-old singer has cancelled 21 shows after suffering from a bleeding ulcer and Barrett’s esophagus On Tuesday he was hospitalized in San Francisco for…

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SXSW 2013: Charles Bradley on His Grandmother's Wisdom

At the Rolling Stone Rock Room Friday soul singer Charles Bradley told an endearing tale about how his grandmother’s wisdom informed his songwriting worldview When a young Bradley asked his grandmother “Grandma why is there so much pressure and hatred in this world?” she responded by holding up a piece of charcoal…

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SXSW 2013: Charles Bradley, Eric Burdon Bring Blues and Noise to Rolling Stone Rock Room

“Do you feel like going to church?” Charles Bradley asked a packed crowd of SXSW day partiers in Austin Preaching the gospel of soul and message of unity Charles Bradley transformed Friday afternoon’s Rolling Stone Rock Room into a tabernacle Boasting the best moves at SXSW and donning an…

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Lil Wayne Is 'Alive and Well': Mack Maine Denies Rapper Is in a Coma

Lil Wayne is “alive and well” says his friend rapper and Cash Money president Mack Maine flatly denying reports that the rapper is in a coma A publicist for Wayne also issued a brief statement to Rolling Stone “”Wayne is doing well now He is recovering and appreciates everyone’s concern” The rumor spread…

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Hear Songs for St. Patrick's Day

Wondering what to play at your St Patrick’s Day Party? We’ve got you covered with classics from U2 and The Pogues to more party-starting favorites from Dropkick Murphys and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

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Pussy Riot Documentary to Premiere on HBO in June

The Pussy Riot documentary that was bought by HBO at Sundance will premiere on the channel in early June Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer was directed and produced by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin and originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18th The film follows the…

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Elton John Cancels Show, Citing Medical Reasons

Elton John has abruptly canceled his Friday night concert in Birmingham Alabama due to medical reasons reports the Associated Press Officials at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex Arena where John was slated to perform did not offer additional details at press time  Ticketmaster is offering refunds for those who purchased tickets…

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Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Go to Summer Camp

Justin Timberlake week on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon continued last night and the singer dove into another goofy sketch by heading off to an Eighties summer camp Adorned with curly golden locks and a mouthful of braces Timberlake shared some awkward adolescent bonding with cabinmate Fallon as they belted…

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Macklemore, Machine Gun Kelly Rule mtvU Woodie Awards

mtvU’s Woodie Awards have become something of a SXSW tradition over the past few years with a day party nighttime showcase and the awards show broadcast on MTV all dedicated to celebrating the tastemaking musical choices of college students across the country Last night co-hosts Machine Gun Kelly and Tegan…

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Phil Spector HBO Film Protested by Lana Clarkson's Former Publicist

A group of protesters gathered around the Los Angeles County Museum of Art yesterday to oppose the HBO film Phil Spector accusing the movie of implying the deceased actress Lana Clarkson committed suicide One of the protesters was Clarkson’s former publicist Edward Lozzi who said the group changed their focus…

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