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Danzig Upsets Fun Fun Fun Festival Fans With Late Set

November 8th, 2011 8:48am EST
Danzig
Rocker Glenn Danzig angered fans at a Texas music festival after he arrived late, ranted onstage and cut short his set.

The former Misfits frontman was due to headline Austin's Fun Fun Fun festival on Friday but upon arrival, he told promoters he was too unwell to play.

According to RollingStone.com, Danzig demanded French onion soup, a fast food chicken sandwich and onstage electrical heaters in order to perform. The star finally took the stage more than 45 minutes past his scheduled time and ranted at organizers after he was told to cut his set short due to a mandatory curfew.

He to...
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Green Day Crowned The Kings Of Punk

August 3rd, 2011 10:05am EDT
Green Day
Green Day have been crowned the kings of punk in a new Rolling Stone online poll.

The California trio beat out The Clash, The Ramones and the Sex Pistols to land atop the fans' countdown of the best punk acts ever.

The Dead Kennedys, Bad Brains, The Misfits and Black Flag also made the top 10.

The Clash

The Ramones

Sex Pistols

The Dead Kennedys

Bad Brains

The Misfits

Black Flag
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Check Out The Airborne Toxic Event's 'Sometime Around Midnight'; Debut Out Aug. 5

July 22nd, 2008 6:00pm EDT
The Airborne Toxic Event
When The Airborne Toxic Event took the stage at Spaceland in Silver Lake on January 31st of this year, the 400-capacity venue was a madhouse. In the entryway, patrons squeezed in and pled their cases to the door girl. Another 400 people queued impatiently along the sidewalk outside, forming a massive line that snaked down Silver Lake Boulevard, surrounding the venue on all sides.

It was the final night of the band's five-week residency at the legendary Eastside venue, and all that month, when they weren't rehearsing or performing, they were busy self-recording their first full-length a...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 23

June 23rd, 2007 3:00am EDT
Selma Blair
Happy Birthday to singer Jason Mraz (1977), "A Dirty Shame" actress Selma Blair (1972), French footballer Zinedine Zidane (1972), DeBarge singer Chico DeBarge (1966), TV screenwriter Joss Whedon (1964), Testament singer Chuck Billy (1962), "Aeon Flux" actress Francis McDormand (1957), Misfits singer Glenn Danzig (1955), Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter (1941), and country singer June Carter Cash (1929; d. 2003).
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"A Life Less Lived: The Gothic Box" Features 53 Influential Tracks On 3 CDs And 12 Videos on DVD

September 12th, 2006 4:17pm EDT
The Gothic Box
Long before its black velvet and pale skin fashions crept into American malls, Goth music represented an underground movement led by fans who favored songs that tapped into the antisocial energy of punk but celebrated dark introspection, tempestuous atmospherics and visual panache. Rhino brings together influential bands that rarely or never participate in Gothic music compilations to create a fascinating cross-section of all matters pertaining to Goth with "A Life Less Lived: The Gothic Box"his four-disc boxed set-three CDs and one DVD-will be available September 19.

In support of th...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 23

June 23rd, 2006 3:00am EDT
Selma Blair
Happy Birthday to singer Jason Mraz (1977), "A Dirty Shame" actress Selma Blair (1972), French footballer Zinedine Zidane (1972), DeBarge singer Chico DeBarge (1966), TV screenwriter Joss Whedon (1964), Testament singer Chuck Billy (1962), "Aeon Flux" actress Francis McDormand (1957), Misfits singer Glenn Danzig (1955), Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter (1941), and country singer June Carter Cash (1929; d. 2003).
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True Crime: New York City To Feature Over 80 Authentic New York Music Tracks

November 7th, 2005 10:10am EST
True Crime: New York City
More than 80 eclectic songs from NYC raised or transplanted bands that span such diverse genres as punk, hip hop, hardcore and rock bring true East Coast flavor to Activision, Inc.’s highly anticipated True Crime: New York City video game. The in-game soundtrack features licensed tracks from some of the biggest names in music from Bob Dylan, The Ramones and Blondie to Run DMC, Public Enemy and DMX, as well as new music from Redman, including “Rush The Security” from his upcoming album Red Gone Wild and two original tracks written for the game. True Crime: New York City, set to hit store s...
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