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Elizabeth Goodman

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  • M.I.A. and a Crew of Badass Australian Girls Team Up for Protest Song

      Yesterday we told you that M.I.A. hit up an Australian juvenile detention center and teamed up with young girls there to record a new track. The globe-trotting MC spent three days with girls from the Heaps Decent program (which helps indigenous and underprivileged kids break into the music biz), banging on doors and other […]

    • Music
  • Nirvana’s “Unplugged” Coming to DVD for First Time

    Nirvana's legendary Unplugged In New York performance will be released on DVD November 20th. The concert, which took place November 18th, 1993, was released as an audio recording a year after it was filmed, but this DVD features an unedited sixty-six-minute concert that includes stage banter and two songs not aired on the original MTV […]

    • Music
  • Breaking Artist: Holy F*ck

    Who: Graham Walsh and onetime By Divine Right guitarist Brian Borcherdt, two music geeks from Toronto who started Holy Fuck as a side project aimed at approximating the sound of electronic music with real live instruments. Sounds Like: A hip Seventies stoner dance party come to life. The band's two official members plus a rotating […]

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  • Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Break Out Twenty-Three Song Hit List as “Magic” Tour Kicks Off

    Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band kicked off their fall tour last night at the Hartford Civic Center in Connecticut with "Radio Nowhere," the first single off their new album Magic, then launched into a twenty-three-song set that didn't veer significantly from the set list they played during last week's rehearsal shows. In addition […]

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  • Robert Plant: No Led Zeppelin Tour

    Robert Plant has confirmed there will be no Led Zeppelin tour — or at least, he's not planning on one ("Not for me but I can't speak for anyone else," he told the U.K.'s Daily Express). After news broke that Zep would reunite with Jason Bonham on drums for November 26th's Ahmet Ertegun tribute at […]

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  • Martin Scorsese to Direct George Harrison Documentary

    Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones documentarian Martin Scorsese will direct an authorized documentary about George Harrison, Daily Variety reports. "George Harrison's music and his search for spiritual meaning is a story that still resonates today and I'm looking forward to delving deeper," Scorsese said of the project. Harrison's widow, Olivia, who will serve as a […]

    • TV & Movies
  • Breaking Artist: Santogold

    Who: Santi White, a Philly-born, Wesleyan-educated producer turned songwriter who used to play in punk band Stiffed, but now specializes in eccentric pop that's a culture-clash of world music, blips and bleeps, and a healthy dose of reggae. Sounds Like: Santogold merge White's versatile voice (which recalls M.I.A. one minute and Karen O the next) […]

    • Music
  • New Fergie Album? Will.i.am Says the Dutchess Has Plenty of Songs

    Last year this month, Black Eyed Pea Fergie released her now-double-platinum solo album The Dutchess, and she hasn't exactly taken a breather since. MTV News reports that she just shot a clip for "Clumsy," and fellow Pea Will.i.am, who executive produced her LP, tells Rock Daily they're well on their way to album number two. […]

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  • Notorious B.I.G. Civil Case in Jeopardy as Key Witness Recants Testimony

    The family of Notorious B.I.G.'s case against the City of Los Angeles seems to be imploding, the Los Angeles Times reports. Waymond Anderson, a convict and former R&B artist whose testimony against the Los Angeles Police Department is an integral part of the Smalls family's wrongful death lawsuit against the city, is now claiming that […]

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  • Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Break Out Classics and Fresh Tracks at Benefit Rehearsal Gig

    Last night Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band played the first of three benefit rehearsal shows at Asbury Park's oceanfront Convention Hall. Springsteen, who took the stage around 8:30 PM in black jeans and a black T-shirt, welcomed the 3,000 lucky fans in attendance with, "We're going to run through some things, some new […]

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