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A Perfect Murder Release
The PRP reports: A Perfect Murder have set "Strength Through Vengeance" as the title to their upcoming new album which will see a July 26th release date through Victory. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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The Academy Is Cancel Dates
Punkbands reports: This was taken from The Academy Is: "I'm afraid we have some bad news. It's always difficult to put these sort of things into words, so bare with us. Andy has left the tour for a few days due to a family emergency, and as a result we're going to miss the next few dates on the Fueled By Ramen and Friends Tour in Canada. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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King's X Solo
BW&BK reports: Magna Carta Records' official website (www.magnacarta.net) reports that KING'S X frontman Doug Pinnick's new solo album, Emotional Animal, will be available through the label on July 19th under the name DUG PINNICK.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Rock the Cure
MTV reports: Guitars designed and decorated by No Doubt, Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Aerosmith's Joe Perry and AC/DC's Brian Johnson are being auctioned off next week at Rock the Cure. The benefit, to raise money for breast cancer research, will take place May 3 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Los Angeles.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Plastic Idol
E! reports: Now Claymates have a new way to show their affection for their favorite singer: They can carry him in their wallet. 

In an apparent effort to lure teens with the power of plastic, Mastercard has launched a new line of debit cards complete with American Idol season two runner-up Clay Aiken's mug across the front. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Rick Lewis RIP
AP reports: Richard "Rick" Lewis, a member of the doo-wop group the Silhouettes whose song "Get A Job" soared to the top of the charts in 1958, has died. He was 71.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Free Tunes
AP reports: RealNetworks Inc., facing intense competition from file-swapping networks and from Apple Computer Inc., will let people listen to 25 music tracks for free each month in hopes of enticing music-lovers to pay for more tunes.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Jamiroquai Return
Ananova reports: Jamiroquai have confirmed they will play their first live show for four years. 

They will perform at a the B-Live event on Clapham Common in July. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Le Peta
Peta reports: Marking peta2's three-year anniversary and its newly designed Web site, JD Samson, Johanna Fateman, and Kathleen HannaŚmembers of the bold feminist band Le TigreŚhave teamed up with PETA's youth-focused division to let their legions of fans around the world to know that fur should only be worn by the animals who were born with it. The New York City-based trio are currently touring Europe with their latest release, This Island, but before heading off on tour they shot a brand-new anti-fur public service announcement (PSA) for peta2. Visitors to peta2.com can view the PSA, watch an exclusive video of the shoot, and read an interview with Johanna.

 The PSA shows Johanna, holding her adopted rabbit Karen, flanked by JD and Kathleen with the tagline "Don't Let Your Honey Wear a Bunny," which the band members came up with themselves.[see full story to check out the PSA]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Mike Doughty Returns
Girly Action reports: For the first time since the days he fronted Soul Coughing, Mike Doughty is back with a full band on Haughty Melodic. With collaborators including ATO records founder Dave Matthews and N.E.R.D. drummer Eric Fawcett, the new release reveals that Doughty is a master at crafting melodies into rich, memorable songs. Haughty Melodic again shows what an "audacious wordsmith" (SF Weekly) he is. 

The 12 original heartfelt tracks are a backdrop for big beats and complex sounds including the anthem "Looking at the World From the Bottom of a Well," the soaring "Unsingable Name," and the yearning "White Lexus." "Tremendous Brunettes" features a duet with Dave Matthews and backing vocals by Dan Wilson, who sings on many tracks. ... [The CD will be out on May 3rd]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Valley Arena Release
Earshot reports: The Valley Arena's Take Comfort In Strangers is in stores today on Astro-Magentics. 

Fusing dissonant indie rock with pop smarts, The Valley Arena's exhilarating noise at once brings to mind the stark, angular stylings of bands such as Fugazi and early Q and Not Q and the smart, slightly off-kilter pop side of art-punks such as The Fall, Talking Heads and Wire.

 The Valley Arena plan to tour throughout the remainder of the spring and summer. A special, free CD release party will take place May 7th at Cafe Bistro in Long Beach, CA. Watch for them on the Vans Warped Tour from June 30th-July 2nd. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Starting Line Bonus
Drive-Thru reports: The Starting Line Pre-sale Special: The first 1000 to pre-order "Based On A True Story" will receive a free sampler with an unreleased Starting Line song. Available only through the Drive-Thru Online Store.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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New Order Hometown Camaraderie
antiMusic reports: [Trent McMartin special report] In a recent Rolling Stone article, New Order front man Bernard Sumner spoke of the camaraderie that is shared between Manchester's most notable musicians. New Order has been involved in the city's close-knit music scene for over twenty-five years and has never felt the urge to leave. "I'm not quite sure why there's so many good groups that come from Manchester, but there does seem to be a big musical heritage here", Sumner said. 

New Order just released a new album entitled "Waiting for the Siren's Call", their first studio effort since 2001's "Get Ready". The band is set to go out onto the road and is scheduled to be a co-headliner at this years Coachella festival.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Transplants Are Coming
Day in Rock reports: Transplants new album 'Haunted Cities,' arrives June 21. The band features Tim Armstrong (Rancid and Operation Ivy), Travis Barker (Blink 182), Rob Aston 'Skinhead Rob' and you can catch them on the Warped tour this summer. Check the full story link to hear the new song "Gangsters and Thugs"[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Thrice Fests
Hopeless reports: Two days after their heavily anticipated 4/29 Bamboozle festival performance in New Jersey, Thrice will hop on a plane to do their even heavier anticipated 5/1 performance at the Coachella Festival in California. These are the band's last two performances before they head out as headlining act on this summer's Warped Tour.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Amber Pacific Preview
Hopeless reports: As a very special gift to all you fans we here at Hopeless Records along with the band have decided to make the ENTIRE new album, The Possibility and the Promise available for streaming via PureVolume.com as of 12AM PST until the album's release date on May 24, 2005. Go to PureVolume.com to check out the album in it's entirety![see full story to check it out]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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