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Peter Garrett rejoins Midnight Oil for Australian bushfire benefit

Peter Garrett rejoins Midnight Oil for Australian bushfire benefit

Australian Environmental Minister Peter Garrett hung up his suit and tie and returned to more familiar environs —the concert stage — this week to front […]

SXSW 2009: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ guide to the South By Southwest Music Festival

SXSW 2009: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ guide to the South By Southwest Music Festival

While colossal European-style destination festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo have been all the rage in recent years, there’s still no better place to experience live […]

Pixies reunion back on again; band playing Isle of Wight, European concerts

Pixies reunion back on again; band playing Isle of Wight, European concerts

Turns out the Pixies still have some life left in them, after all. Word began trickling out today that the slumbering band — which reunited […]

R.E.M. crashes its own tribute concert, plays surprise song with Patti Smith

R.E.M. crashes its own tribute concert, plays surprise song with Patti Smith

This week’s star-studded Carnegie Hall tribute to legendary college-rock grads R.E.M. was capped off with an appearance by the band itself, performing “E-Bow the Letter” […]

In stores Tuesday: Lloyd Cole box set, plus live Living Colour, Killing Joke

In stores Tuesday: Lloyd Cole box set, plus live Living Colour, Killing Joke

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Lloyd Cole ALBUM: Cleaning Out the Ashtrays FORMAT: CD BACKSTORY: […]

U2 announces first North American dates of colossal 360° World Tour

U2 announces first North American dates of colossal 360° World Tour

Worldwide economic collapse be damned, U2 today unveiled the first set of dates for its mammoth U2 360° World Tour — the band’s first all-stadium […]

Morrissey’s ‘Years of Refusal’ tour marred by cancellations, immigration trouble

Morrissey’s ‘Years of Refusal’ tour marred by cancellations, immigration trouble

While Morrissey’s late-period renaissance continues with the just-released Years of Refusal, the ex-Smith’s latest American tour has been beset by problems ranging from canceled gigs […]

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Report: Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode and Beastie Boys to headline Lollapalooza

Report: Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode and Beastie Boys to headline Lollapalooza

While Lollapalooza is a decidedly ’90s cultural event, this year’s installment— according to Chicago Tribune rock critic Greg Kot’s sources — will take on a […]

Sonic Youth previews ‘The Eternal’ with 2½-minute mash-up

Sonic Youth previews ‘The Eternal’ with 2½-minute mash-up

Now that Sonic Youth has freed itself from the shackles of major-labeldom, what publication does the band offer an exclusive preview of its forthcoming Matador […]

Official dates: Jane’s Addiction and Nine Inch Nails to unleash joint tour

Official dates: Jane’s Addiction and Nine Inch Nails to unleash joint tour

So it turns out those dates that leaked last week for the Jane’s Addiction/Nine Inch Nails tour weren’t legit after all. Tonight, Trent Reznor posted […]

Depeche Mode reveal venues for U.S. leg of ‘Tour of the Universe’

Depeche Mode reveal venues for U.S. leg of ‘Tour of the Universe’

More than a week after teasing fans with dates and cities, Depeche Mode today filled in the blanks, revealing the venues for its 22-date Tour […]

Video: David Byrne on ‘The Colbert Report’

In case you missed David Byrne’s apperance on “The Colbert Report” last night: The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c David Byrne Pt. 1 […]