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Rich Punks
punkbands reports: Rolling Stone Magazine has released a list of the 30 richest musicians for 2006. So where does Green Day fall? At #12, sandwiched right between Kenny Chesney(#11) and Coldplay(#13). Some of the artists who didn't pull in as much cheese as Green Day this year include Jay-Z, Eminem, Bruce Springsteen, and Dr Dre. [nothin says punk rock like $31 million bucks. see full story for the full rich list.. Motley Crue made more money than Fiddy. Guess Tommy will have to loan him some bling]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Against Me! Live CD
punkbands reports: Against Me! will be releasing a live album this summer on Fat. The news broke on Murder By Death's tour journal who are currently on tour with Against Me! in Europe. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Ringo and Buds
SMN reports: Dates have been announced for Ringo Starr's 9th All Starr Band Summer Tour. The legendary drummer's band will once again include Sheila E on percussion, along with Richard Marx, Billy Squier, Edgar Winter, Rod Argent of the Zombies, and frequent Starr collaborator Mark Hudson.

June 14 - Rama, ON @ Casino Rama
June 15 - Rama, ON @ Casino Rama
June 16 - Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
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Ozzfest TBA
The Gauntlet reports: Ozzfest.com has just added a TBA slot to the second stage at Ozzfest. [our money is on Clay Aiken. see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Small Faces Special Edition
Noble PR reports: Issued in mid-1968, Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake was a truly groundbreaking album in so many ways. Quite apart from containing some of the Small Faces' finest moments, it was one of the first 'concept albums', side 2 featuring a novel narration from comic Stanley Unwin which punctuated songs following the quest of Happiness Stan to find the missing half of the moon! In packaging terms, too, it broke new ground, housed in a lavish foldout circular LP sleeve, inspired by an old tobacco tin. 

Now Sanctuary pays homage to this seminal album by releasing a new 3-CD Deluxe Edition; featuring the stereo mix, a companion mono version (previously unavailable on CD) plus a further CD of BBC Radio 1's ‘Classic Albums' documentary on the making of the band. Originally transmitted in 1989, this last bonus disc features interviews with all four band members: singer/guitaristSteve Marriott, bassist Ronnie Lane (along with Steve, the band's songwriting backbone), organist Ian McLagan and drummer Kenney Jones.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Zombi EP
Relapse reports: ZOMBI has issued an internet-only live EP culled from its recent SXSW performance. The EP, simply titled Live at SXSW was recorded at the Sony Connect ‘Vice Kills Texas II' SXSW party on Thursday, March 16th and features ‘Digitalis' (from their upcoming record Surface To Air), ‘Orion' (from their debut album Cosmos) and an as-yet-unrecorded improvised track ‘Infinity'. This EP is available now at the full story link- Click Here for the Full Story 

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SXSW Stomped
conqueroo reports: The line outside the Continental Club stretched down the block last Friday night, as the Ponderosa Stomp SXSW Showcase – part of the Louisiana Initiative at SXSW and sponsored by Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company and the New Orleans Musicians Gig Fund, via a generous grant from Rolling Stone – took a packed house on a whirlwind trip to the Gulf Coast. A veritable dream team of Mardi Gras Indians, swamp poppers, garage rockers, rockabilly heroes, soul singers, and R&B shouters were on the bill for the party, a sneak preview for the Ponderosa Stomp, scheduled for the Gibson Guitar Factory in Memphis, Tennessee May 8, 9 & 10. Spanish moss hung from the microphone stands as Shreveport, Louisiana native DJ Fontana – best known for pounding the tubs on Elvis' early sessions, recorded a half-century ago this year – took the stage with dueling guitarists Charlie Sexton and CC Adcock, bassist Kenny Bill Stinson, and a variety of vocalists, including swamp pop godfather Warren Storm, who belted out a vicious version of "Hound Dog" to a rapt audience, before fellow swamp popper Tommy McClain served up his own hits, including versions of "Sweet Dreams" and "Before I Grow Too Old."[see full story for more] - Click Here for the Full Story 

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10,000 Hippies
Press Release reports: Phil Lesh & Friends joins an already jam-packed lineup of artists for a headlining performance at the 4th Annual 10,000 Lakes Festival 10KLF) July 19-22, 2006 at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN. 

The perfect addition to 10KLF's rich musical diversity, former Grateful Dead bassist and his band, Phil Lesh & Friends, perform on the Main Stage Friday, July 21, joining festival headliners Trey Anastasio on July 22 and The String Cheese Incident on July 20.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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David Ford Apologises
Little Big Man reports: Independiente/Columbia Records is set to release I Sincerely Apologise For All The Trouble I've Caused, the debut album from the critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter David Ford, on Tuesday, April 25. David Ford will perform several US gigs in March - April including support spots for Gomez, Richard Ashcroft, and KT Tunstall

David Ford US Tour Dates:
Monday March 27 New York City Hiro (with Gomez)
Tuesday March 28 New York City Housing Works Bookstore (with Gomez)
Wednesday March 29 New York City Webster Hall (with Richard Ashcroft)
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Subway Recordings
Special Ops reports: Susan Cagle will release her unique debut album The Subway Recordings on May 23rd, 2006. On her own and as an official part of the "Music Under New York" program, Susan Cagle has become an underground sensation in New York City - literally. Since 2002, the striking 25-year-old has become one of the most popular singer/songwriters ever to play for tips on a Manhattan subway platform (she has already sold more than 30,000 copies of her self-made recordings). It was at the 34th Street station along the N/R lines that Susan first caught the attention of producer Jay Levine who later introduced her to the executives at Columbia Records. [see full story to hear the single "Shakespeare"]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Rainer Maria Tour
The Tripwire reports: Madison, Wisconsin-born indie veterans Rainer Maria will embark on a spring tour in support of their fifth studio album on April 20 in DC. The tour, as it stands now, will swing down South and then up through the West Coast, wrapping up on May 6 in Seattle (though more dates will be added). The new album, Catastrophe Keeps Us Together, is the band's first non-Polyvinyl release and will hit stores on April 4. Their publicist sent me some streams to a couple of album tracks, so if you're craving a little Rainer Maria love, check them out at the full story link along with the dates- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Herbie Hancock DVD
Press Release reports: Experience the fascinating world of legendary jazz pianist, Herbie Hancock, as he collaborates with award-winning musicians for his latest album, which is documented on the DVD, Herbie Hancock: Possibilities, taking the stage April 18, 2006 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. Charting Hancock's fascinating life, including rare footage of the Miles Davis quintet, the DVD explodes with unexpected and unbelievable music and education. From putting notes on paper to bringing the chords to life, Hancock hits the studio with Christina Aguilera, Carlos Santana, Trey Anastasio, Annie Lennox, John Mayer, Joss Stone, Sting and more to record the tracks, which include two 2005 Grammy® nominated songs, "Gelo Na Montanha," and "A Song For You," the latter of which was performed by Hancock and Aguilera at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards® in February. Possibilities will debut in theatres on April 14 in New York and Los Angeles and will begin airing on HDNet on April 23, five days after the DVD release. A musical gift for all generations, Possibilities will be available to own on DVD for the suggested retail price of $26.98.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Leak Leak Leaks
addvice reports: The release of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs new album Show Your Bones is only 4 days away! If you pre-order it on iTunes before March 28 you get an exclusive bonus mp3 of Cheated Hearts from their Fillmore show 2 years back. You can also stream the whole thing on Myspace.[see full story for that]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Minor Video
Machine Shop reports: Fort Minor has just released the video for its new single, "Where'd You Go" featuring the singer-songwriter Holly Brook, who has toured with Fort Minor through the US and Australia. The video poignantly portrays the feelings experienced by people missing loved ones, expressed by Mike Shinoda in the verses and the heartrending emotion of the chorus sung by Holly Brook.

Like Blood Like Honey, Holly's debut album, is set for a June 2006 release. Her EP just hit #44 on the itunes Top 100 Album charts![see full story for the video]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Kylesa Update
Prosthetic reports: Savannah sludge rockers KYLESA will be back on the road on the East Coast this spring to continue supporting 2005's critically-acclaimed To Walk A Middle Course. Landing on a handful of year-end lists, the band will take that buzz on the road alongside a variety of other acts including Municipal Waste, Baroness, Victims, and labelmates Yakuza.

Last month, Kylesa settled on a replacement for the band's vacant drummer position: 2 of them. "Since the dawn of Kylesa, it was our intention to have two drummers but at the time it didn't pan out," the band says. "Finally, after 5 years it has become a reality and two new members have been added to play drums: Jeff Porter from Detroit and Carl McGinley of Savannah (who also drums for the Unpersons). We feel that this is our strongest line up as of yet and new and old songs are coming along great." Kylesa is currently writing material for the follow-up to the band's Prosthetic debut, To Walk A Middle Course. [see full story for dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Go Van Hunting
Capitol reports: With On The Jungle Floor, the follow-up to Van Hunt's Grammy-nominated debut album, scheduled for release on April 4th, the acclaimed singer-songwriter is taking to the airwaves and the road. He'll perform his new single, "Character," on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and guest on "The Tavis Smiley Show", and KCRW's "Morning Becomes Eclectic." He will then join up with Anthony Hamilton, who's asked him to open on his U.S. tour. Hunt will headline a special show at Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre on April 4th. 

VH1.com will host an exclusive "Hear Music First on VH1.com" album listening party the week prior to the release of On The Jungle Floor, and AOL, MSN and MP3.com will host album listening parties the week of release.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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