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The Replacements returning to stage after 22 years

June 13th, 2013 8:53pm EDT
Veteran punk rockers The Replacements are set to make their live comeback this summer (13) after 22 years away from the stage.

Original members Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson reunited last October (12) to record a charity EP, benefiting former guitarist Slim Dunlap as he recovers from a stroke, and now they are preparing to perform in public again for the first time since 1991 after signing up for Riot Fest.

Frontman Westerberg and bassist Stinson will return to the spotlight when the touring event touches down in Toronto, Canada at the end of August (13), while they will also play dat...

Replacements Drummer Found Dead

August 28th, 2008 9:43am EDT
The Replacements
Former The Replacements drummer Steve Foley has died from an accidental prescription drug overdose. He was 49.

Foley joined the pop-rock band in 1990 after founding members Tommy Stinson and Paul Westerberg reportedly met him in a Minneapolis, Minnesota bar and hired him on the spot.

The drummer performed with the band until its final show in July, 1991. After his brief encounter with stardom, Foley returned to being a car salesman in Minneapolis.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Foo Fighters Head Up 'Catch And Release' Soundtrack; Movie On DVD May 8;

May 1st, 2007 7:00pm EDT
Catch And Release
When the fiancé of a quirky young girl (played by Jennifer Garner) dies in a tragic accident during his bachelor party, and an equally quirky assortment of friends (including Timothy Olyphant in his first movie role since "Deadwood," and Clerks' Kevin Smith) step into the picture to take up her slack, the result is Catch And Release from Sony Pictures, one of the most buzzed-about films of 2007.

Catch And Release: Music From The Motion Picture does justice to this bittersweet romantic comedy in a way that has already been compared to Garden State, whose every song was carefully woven ...

'Aurora Borealis' Lights Up The Skies On DVD April 3

April 3rd, 2007 3:00pm EDT
Aurora Borealis
Regent Releasing and Liberation Entertainment announce Aurora Borealis, a funny and touching family drama from director James Burke. With a soundtrack featuring music by Minnesota natives Bob Dylan and Paul Westerberg, Aurora Borealis has a message for audiences of all ages. The DVD streets on April 3.

Aurora Borealis is a heartwarming story about a young man who finds romance when he helps his defiant grandfather cope with Parkinson's Disease. Ever since the premature death of his father, 25-year-old Minneapolis slacker Duncan Shorter (Dawson's Creek's Joshua Jackson) is content with ...

Ex-Replacements Paul Westerberg Releases Soundtrack to "Open Season"

September 19th, 2006 5:42pm EDT
Open Season
Paul Westerberg's legendary status in rock 'n' roll history is more than secure. As leader of Minneapolis post-punk/pre-grunge icons The Replacements, Westerberg was the creative force behind one of the -- if not the -- most influential rock bands of the 1980s, creating a template that would later be adapted by such diverse rockers as Nirvana and Ryan Adams, among numerous others. And since 1991, he's maintained a solo career that would make most of his peers green with envy, if critically-acclaimed albums and fan respect still have anything to do with the equation.

Open Season; Featur...

Replacements Reunite

April 2nd, 2006 2:26pm EDT
The Replacements
The two surviving original members of cult 1980s act The Replacements have reunited to record two new songs for a greatest hits album.

Frontman Paul Westerberg, bass player Tommy Stinson and drummer Chris Mars recently reconvened after years of squabbling to record new tunes in their native Minnesota.

The sessions mark the first time the trio has recorded together since disbanding in 1991. Original guitarist Bob Stinson died in 1995.

The result of their reunion recording session will be heard on new album Don't You Know Who I Think I Was? The Best Of The Replacements when ...

Phish Guitarist Trey Anastasio Shines

October 26th, 2005 2:13pm EDT
Trey Anastasio in Phish
Columbia Records is set to release Shine (click fore review), the much-anticipated album of new music from the visionary guitarist/singer/composer Trey Anastasio, on Tuesday, November 1.

Shine is Anastasio's first collection of new songs since the dissolution of the artist's seminal rock band, Phish, in 2004 and is his first album for Columbia Records. The album will be available as both a traditional CD and as a DualDisc.

Produced and mixed by Brendan O'Brien (whose extensive resume ranges from Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Paul Westerberg to Pearl Jam and Rage Against The Machine),...

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