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Sluggo To Be Added As 2nd ‘KROQ Roq Of The 80s’ DJ

We’ve got some great news for all you KROQ Roq Of The 80s fans – Sluggo will be joining Freddy Snakeskin as a second DJ beginning Monday, July 7th!

KROQ-FM–07/03/2014

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Watch Morrissey Tease ‘World Peace Is None of Your Business’ with Sarcastic Rant

For those bothered by the lack of political content in music these days, a voice has stepped from the woods to take up the mantle. That voice is Morrissey.

05/13/2014

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Wu-Tang Clan, Elvis Costello, The Replacements & Foster The People to Headline 2014 Bumbershoot

For this version, Alex Turner brings out the acoustic guitar for a softer and more subtle take on the psychedelic single.

05/09/2014

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Breakdancing Monks Honor the Memory of Adam Yauch on ‘MCA Day’

In New York City and for Beastie Boys fans around the world, May 3 has come to be known as MCA Day, an annual event that honors the memory of Adam Yauch, one of the band’s founding members who succumbed to cancer on May 4, 2012.

05/05/2014

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Not Fade Away: The Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ Turns 25

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we focus on the Pixies’ 1989 classic, ‘Doolittle,’ which turns 25 today.

04/18/2014

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Interview: Black Francis Conceived His First Son at Coachella (And Other Stories Regarding The Pixies)

There are many people claim to be conceived at Woodstock in 1969. Not to be outdone by the feckless hippies, Black Francis says that he conceived his first son at his first Coachella ten years ago. Cherish the thought.

04/17/2014

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AC/DC Not Breaking Up After All, Despite Member’s Illness

“We are definitely getting together in May in Vancouver,” he told the Daily Telegraph. “We’re going to pick up some guitars, have a plonk, and see if anybody has got any tunes or ideas. If anything happens, we’ll record it.”

04/16/2014

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Duff McKagan Rejoining Guns N’ Roses for 5 Shows

The band’s former bassist will reunite with Axl Rose for the first time since 2010.

04/07/2014

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Pixies Announce New Album ‘Indie Cindy,’ Their First in 20 Years

The band will release, Indie Cindy, their follow-up to 1991’s Trompe le Monde, on April 29 in North America via the band’s own indie label, Pixiesmusic.

03/24/2014

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The Cure Announces New Album and Next Round of ‘Trilogy’ Shows

It will be the third such ‘Trilogy’ trek for the Cure, with the band having played albums ‘Three Imaginary Boys,’ ‘Seventeen Seconds’ and ‘Faith’ on tour in 2011.

02/03/2014