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9 items by Seth Hindin

  • Punk Publisher Tim Yohannan Dead At 52

    Punk Publisher Tim Yohannan Dead At 52 | ARTICLE

    Tim Yohannan, the controversial founder and editor of the world-famous punk 'zine Maximum Rock N'Roll, died Friday after a long battle with cancer, according to MRR columnist Jen Angel. Yohannan, 52, was known for his staunch commitment to political activism, the do-it-yourself...

    April 7, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Judge Dread Dead At 53

    Judge Dread Dead At 53 | ARTICLE

    British ska/reggae star Judge Dread, best known for his '70s hits "Big Seven" and "Je T'aime," died Friday after collapsing onstage as he concluded a performance at the Penny Theatre in Canterbury, England. The Times of London reports that Dread's last...

    March 17, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Walker Leaving Smashing Pumpkins

    Walker Leaving Smashing Pumpkins | ARTICLE

    The Smashing Pumpkins announced this weekend that drummer Matt Walker (formerly of Filter) will leave the band to focus his attention on his new band, Cupcakes, recently signed to DreamWorks. In a statement released by Smashing Pumpkins publicist Gayle Fine,...

    November 18, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Bill Berry Leaves R.E.M.

    Bill Berry Leaves R.E.M. | ARTICLE

    Six years after losing their religion, R.E.M. is losing their drummer, Bill Berry. "I've been playing the drums since age nine," Berry said in an official statement from Warner Bros. "I'm at a point in my life...

    November 1, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • No Doubt To Release Longform Video

    No Doubt To Release Longform Video | ARTICLE

    Fans of the pop band No Doubt who want to see their favorite band on video needn't wait much longer: On Nov. 11 Interscope Records will release No Doubt: Live in the Tragic Kingdom, a concert film...

    October 29, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Metallica To Play Free Show In London

    Metallica To Play Free Show In London | ARTICLE

    Heavy metal kings Metallica may still be searching for a place to play a free show in the U.S., but it seems as though they found somewhere to play in Britain. The English music weekly NME reports the...

    October 28, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Ramone To Headline Iggy Pop Tribute In L.A.

    Ramone To Headline Iggy Pop Tribute In L.A. | ARTICLE

    On Nov. 13, former Ramones frontman Joey Ramone, backed by 22 Jacks, will headline a CD release party at L.A.'s infamous Viper Room for the Iggy Pop tribute We Will Fall. Released earlier this month on Royalty Records, the compilation features contributions...

    October 25, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Paul McCartney Goes Back To Beatlesque Roots

    Paul McCartney Goes Back To Beatlesque Roots | ARTICLE

    Paul McCartney made a rare record signing appearance in London Thursday, drawing more than 2,000 exuberant fans to the Oxford Street HMV record store. McCartney fans young and old, some from as far away as Poland, crowded the streets in an...

    October 18, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Bowie To The Rescue

    Bowie To The Rescue | ARTICLE

    David Bowie made history yet again Tuesday when he became the first artist to appear on MTV's new live concert program "Live From The 10 Spot." The Thin White Duke saved the day when the show's original guests, the Rolling Stones,...

    October 15, 1997 12:00 AM ET
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