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Riot Fest Chicago 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015. The final lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Chicago event, which takes place Sept. 11-13. Additional bands and details will be revealed […]

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‘Amy’ Trailer: The Story Of Amy Winehouse Will Soon Be Told

We are fast-approaching the four-year anniversary of the tragic passing of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. Her death left a major hole in the world of pop music, but soon the story of her beautiful, albeit ultimately tragic life will be told. A24 Films will release Amy, a documentary about the life of Amy Winehouse, later this […]

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Death Announce ‘N.E.W.,’ the Band’s First Full-Length Since 1976

No, you didn’t misread that, it really has been nearly 40 years since the Detroit punk band wrote and recorded their debut LP, …For the Whole World to See.  Much has changed for the trio since then, including the passing of guitarist David Hackney and having their unique story told to the world thanks to […]

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Rest In Peace: Taylor Negron (1957 – 2015)

Word has come in from several reputable sources that Taylor Negron, perhaps best remembered for his appearance in Fast Times At Ridgemont High, has passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 57. Born in 1957, Negron initially got his start in stand-up comedy. He performed in and around his hometown of Glendale […]

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Rest In Peace: G.R.L. Member Simone Battle (1989-2014)

This is a rough way to start the day. G.R.L. member and one-time X Factor contestant Simone Battle has passed away. She was 25. News of Battle’s death began to spread across the internet early Saturday morning. Her passing was first confirmed by longtime producer Derek Butler over Instagram, then later by her label and […]

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Rest In Peace: Jimi Jamison (Former Lead Singer of Survivor)

The world of rock and roll has lost one of its most iconic voices. TMZ broke the news last night that Survivor frontman and longtime rock legend Jimi Jamison has passed away. He was 63. Jamison’s booking agent, Sally Irwin, told the gossip site that Jamison died of a heart attack at his home in […]

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Rest In Peace: Richard Attenborough (1923 – 2014)

Word is breaking this evening that Lord Richard Attenborough, iconic actor on stage and screen, has passed away. He was 90. Attenborough died Sunday, his son Michael told the BBC in London. The cause of Attenborough’s death is not known at this time, but the famed actor suffered a stroke five years ago that left […]

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Henry Rollins Apologizes for Robin Williams Criticism

Earlier this week, Henry Rollins wrote a column for L.A. Weekly criticizing Robin Williams over his suicide. Last night, he posted a note to his website apologizing which called the anger in his article “off the scale and in my opinion, well placed,” before adding “I am deeply sorry. “Down to my marrow. I can’t think that […]

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Sony Altering ‘The Interview’ To Ensure North Korea Doesn’t Try To Kill Us All

Not long ago, we brought you news that Sony had decided to move the release of their Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy, The Interview, from October to Christmas Day. The move was said to be made after the studio realized the late December date would potentially yield higher revenue, but a story from THR […]

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REST IN PEACE: Robin Williams (1951-2014)

This is one of the hardest headlines I have ever had to write. The world has lost one of the funniest and most talented souls to ever walk its surface, and I am fighting back tears with each key stroke. News is breaking this evening that legendary comedian and silver screen icon Robin Williams was […]

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Rest In Peace: Skye McCole Bartusiak (1992 – 2014)

Skye McCole Bartusiak, who is probably best known for her roles in The Patriot and Riding In Cars With Boys, has passed away. She was 21. Bartusiak’s parents broke the news of their daughter’s death to members of the press earlier today. “We lost our girl,” Helen McCole Bartusiak told CNN. “She was a kind […]

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Man Dies at Pemberton Music Festival

According to the Toronto Sun, a twenty-one year old man died Friday afternoon at Pemberton Music Festival in Pemberton Valley, British Columbia. The man, who has since been identified as Nick Phongsavath of Regina, was found inside his tent near a row of portable toilets. Now I know that a lot of these stories end […]