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The Bangles Sign Comeback Deal

June 20th, 2011 10:45pm EDT
The Bangles
All-girl rockers The Bangles have signed a comeback deal and plan to release their first album in eight years.

Susanna Hoffs and sisters Vicki and Debbie Peterson have teamed up with new label Model Music Group to release "Sweetheart of the Sun" in September.

The band split in the late 1980s after dominating the charts with hits like "Walk Like An Egyptian" and "Eternal Flame," and officially reformed in 1999 to record "Get The Girl" for the soundtrack of Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, which was directed by Hoffs' husband Jay Roach.

They released "Doll Revolution" in 2003 just be...
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On The Road Again: Music To Make The Trip More Enjoyable

April 16th, 2008 3:38pm EDT
Sum 41
Imagine driving across the country with nothing but the great open road in your future. Going through barely-there towns and the desert, the road is full of possibilities (as well as seedy hotels and exorbitant gas prices). What makes the drive go by quicker? Music. It's essential for any kind of driving - whether you're on your way to the grocery store or to visit your friend's summer place up north. It's important that your playlists and CDs feature a mix of your favorite songs, and the music you pick can set the theme of your entire trip.

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First Live Performance Collection From The Bangles Available On DVD August 14

August 9th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
The Bangles
Los Angeles, CA - One of the most successful female groups of all time, The Bangles make a triumphant return to their hometown of Los Angeles with their first-ever concert DVD, available August 14 on Shout! Factory.

Return To Bangleonia was recorded in September 2000 at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles with the original lineup of Susanna Hoffs (Vocals/Guitar), Debbi Peterson (Vocals/Drums), Vicki Peterson (Vocals/Lead Guitar), and Michael Steele (Vocals/Bass). The DVD includes 18 songs as well as extras and a commentary track by the band.

The queens of power ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 2

June 2nd, 2007 3:00am EDT
Dennis Haysbert
Happy Birthday to The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti (1980), "Galaxy Quest" actor Justin Long (1978), Keane bassist/keyboardist Tim Rice-Oxley (1976), actor/comedian Wayne Brady (1972), actor Anthony Montgomery (1971), The Bangles bassist Michael Steele (1955), comedic actor Dana Carvey (1955), "24" actor Dennis Haysbert (1954), "Leave it to Beaver" star Jerry Mathers (1948), Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (1941), actor Stacy Keach (1941), "M*A*S*H" actress Sally Kellerman (1936), and "Tarzan" portrayer Johnny Weissmuller (1904; d. 1984).
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 17

January 17th, 2007 3:00am EST
Kid Rock
Happy Birthday to "Thirteen" star Nikki Reed (1988), Atreyu singer Alex Varkatzas (1982), "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" actress Zooey Deschanel (1980), Detroit singer/rapper Kid Rock (1971), NHL star Jeremy Roenick (1970), Jamaican singer Shabba Ranks (1966), "Bruce Almighty" star Jim Carrey (1962), Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs (1959), British singer Paul Young (1956), roots rocker Steve Earle (1955), "Taxi" star/comedian Andy Kaufman (1949; d. 1984), prolific boxer Muhammad Ali (1942), hunky actor Troy Donahue (1937), "Lamb Chop" puppeteer Shari Lewis (1933; d. 1998), baseball coach D...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 11

January 11th, 2007 3:00am EST
Amanda Peet
Happy Birthday to "A Lot Like Love" star Amanda Peet (1972), R&B singer Mary J. Blige (1971), American actor Stanley Tucci (1960), Bangles guitarist Vicki Peterson (1958), country star Robert Earl Keen (1957), studio musician Lee Ritenour (1952), The Judds matriarch Naomi Judd (1946), E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons (1942), and first United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton (1757; d. 1804).
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"We Are The '80s" Series Celebrates The Hitmakers Of That Decade

August 1st, 2006 2:24pm EDT
We Are The 80s Albums
A quarter century after the premiere of MTV at 12:01 a.m., on August 1, 1981, the cataclysmic changes brought about by the first decade of the video revolution are continuing to be seen and heard in the music of today's twenty-somethings' artists. Celebrating Bangles, Loverboy, Eddie Money, and Scandal (all on Columbia/ Legacy), Bow Wow Wow and Rick Springfield (on RCA/Legacy), and A Flock Of Seagulls (on Jive/Legacy), the first seven We Are The '80s collections arrived in stores on July 18. The title of the series comes from the popular "We Are the '80s" blocks of video programming that r...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 2

June 2nd, 2006 3:00am EDT
Dennis Haysbert
Happy Birthday to The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti (1980), "Galaxy Quest" actor Justin Long (1978), Keane bassist/keyboardist Tim Rice-Oxley (1976), actor/comedian Wayne Brady (1972), actor Anthony Montgomery (1971), The Bangles bassist Michael Steele (1955), comedic actor Dana Carvey (1955), "24" actor Dennis Haysbert (1954), "Leave it to Beaver" star Jerry Mathers (1948), Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (1941), actor Stacy Keach (1941), "M*A*S*H" actress Sally Kellerman (1936), and "Tarzan" portrayer Johnny Weissmuller (1904; d. 1984).
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Fantastic Selection Of Tunes On New Collaboration From Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs

March 30th, 2006 11:05am EST
Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs
Two of pop music's darlings - Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles - have joined voices in celebration of one of the most important eras in pop music. Featuring 15 of the duo's favorite pop tunes from the 1960s, Under The Covers Vol. 1 combines popular hits and obscure gems from such important names in music as The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Who, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The Zombies, The Mamas And The Papas, The Left Banke, The Bee Gees, The Marmalade, Fairport Convention, Love, The Stone Poneys, and The Velvet Underground. Sweet and Hoffs, each with a stunning a...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 17

January 17th, 2006 3:00am EST
Kid Rock
Happy Birthday to "Thirteen" star Nikki Reed (1988), Atreyu singer Alex Varkatzas (1982), "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" actress Zooey Deschanel (1980), Detroit singer/rapper Kid Rock (1971), NHL star Jeremy Roenick (1970), Jamaican singer Shabba Ranks (1966), "Bruce Almighty" star Jim Carrey (1962), Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs (1959), British singer Paul Young (1956), roots rocker Steve Earle (1955), "Taxi" star/comedian Andy Kaufman (1949; d. 1984), prolific boxer Muhammad Ali (1942), hunky actor Troy Donahue (1937), "Lamb Chop" puppeteer Shari Lewis (1933; d. 1998), baseball coach D...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 11

January 11th, 2006 3:00am EST
Amanda Peet
Happy Birthday to "A Lot Like Love" star Amanda Peet (1972), R&B singer Mary J. Blige (1971), American actor Stanley Tucci (1960), Bangles guitarist Vicki Peterson (1958), country star Robert Earl Keen (1957), studio musician Lee Ritenour (1952), The Judds matriarch Naomi Judd (1946), E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons (1942), and first United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton (1757; d. 1804).
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Mariah Carey To Perform on 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

December 13th, 2005 10:28am EST
Mariah Carey
History will be made when international superstar Mariah Carey performs live from Times Square on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2006," Saturday, Dec. 31, on ABC. Her performance will mark the first time in the 34-year history of the program that a singer will perform from the famed New York landmark before nearly 1 million fans in Times Square and millions more across the nation. Carey will join hosts Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest as the final minutes of the year are counted down, climaxed by the traditional ball drop.

Also appearing on the show is actress/recording star Hilary D...
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ABC's New Year's Eve Festivities To Feature Sean Paul, The Pussycat Dolls & More

December 6th, 2005 2:20pm EST
Sean Paul
"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" will lead America into the New Year when Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest host specials starting at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, on ABC. Clark and Seacrest will be joined by actress/recording star Hilary Duff, who will preside over segments of the show from Hollywood and introduce top recording artists The Bangles, Chris Brown, Sean Paul, The Pussycat Dolls, Sugarland, 3 Doors Down and 311. Duff will also perform, and Castro will continue to check out other goings on in the Big Apple.

"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve 2006" will offer...
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