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Stream Mistaken for CD
punkbands reports: Planes Mistaken for Stars have a full album stream of their long awaited Abacus Recordings debut. You can stream entire album at the full story link. The record is the follow up to 2004's Up in Them Guts.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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+44 Tour
punkbands reports: Lots of new (+44) tour dates have been posted on Interscope Records website. Confirmed dates are as follows:

10.14 Cal Poly Athletic Field.
Pomona, CA United States

10.15 Soma
San Diego, CA United States 

Roseland Theatre
Portland, OR United States
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Betrayed Breakup
punkbands reports: After a lengthy career and one full length album, Equal Vision's Betrayed have decided to hang it up. Here's what they had to say via their myspace page: "Due to members feeling like they were compromising their integrity, Betrayed is no longer a band. Our final show was played on August 27th in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Thanks to all who supported us."- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Cobain Doll
blabbermouth.net reports: According to a posting on The Internet Nirvana Fan Club, another Kurt Cobain (NIRVANA) action figure is coming out in December 2006. This one is modeled after Kurt Cobain's appearance at the legendary MTV "Unplugged" show in 1993. The previous action figure was modeled after Cobain in the "Smells like Teen Spirit" music video. A description of the new figure at WizardUniverse.com reads as follows: "Cobain comes with his acoustic guitar, a chair, microphone, and music stand. Expertly sculpted and highly detailed, this figure is a must-have for Cobain and NIRVANA fans!" [see full story for more including ordering info and a link to a photo]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Universal BMG?
AP reports: Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group has reached a tentative agreement with German media company Bertelsmann AG to acquire BMG Music Publishing for $2.05 billion, a person familiar with the deal said Tuesday.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 


Thrice Walk for a Cure
MTV reports: Expect to see Thrice walking in the Orange County Race for a Cure benefit in Newport Beach, California, on September 24. Proceeds from the 5K fundraiser go toward the Syrentha Savio Endowment and the Shirts for a Cure Project. Thrice are promising an exclusive "special thank you" the night of the event for those who join them in the walk- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Hirax Tour
KNAC reports: Underground metal champions Hirax will tour Mexico beginning in Tijuana on October 14th, followed by a highly anticipated East Coast tour in November.

10/14 - Palladium Hall - Tijuana, Mexico 
10/29 - Circo Volador - Mexico City, Mexico 
11/10 - The Boiler Room - Philadelphia, PA
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Neil Sedaka DVD
PR reports: Neil Sedaka's upcoming DVD-The Show Goes On: Live At The Royal Albert Hall-will be released October 17, 2006 by Eagle Vision. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Metal Devastation III
SMN reports: Bands have been announced for the Chicago Metal Devastation III festival, which will take place on November 4th and 5th at the Ye Olde Town Inn in Mount Prospect, IL. The following are some of the bands confirmed to perform:

GORGASM, JUNGLE ROT, WACO JESUS, MONSTROSITY, LIVIDITY,[there are even more, see the full story for that]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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1 Show Short of a 6-Pack
BW&BK reports: BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend organizers have announced the cancellation of the Friday, October 13th show that was dubbed the Night Of Power and was set to feature headliners HELLOWEEN before they backed out of their previously scheduled North American tour. The following is a statement from BW&BK President/CEO "Metal" Tim Henderson: 

"Words can't express how disappointed we are at having to cancel the first night of the BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend IV that was scheduled to take place on October 13th, 2006 at the Medley in Montreal, QC. [see full story for his entire statement including refund info. The good news is that the second night featuring Testament, Brutal Truth, Dismember, Grave is still a go.. ] - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Let Them Eat Music
PR reports: Marie Antoinette, the film was directed by Sofia Coppola (Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation) and stars Kirsten Dunst and Jason Schwartzmann. It's a biographical movie about the life of Marie Antoinette, the French Queen who was married at 15, became queen at 19, and then was sent to the guillotine during the French Revolution. Coppola's version has a little Rock & Roll twist and the trailer features music from Gang of Four and Joy Division. You can check that out at the full story link. - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Seventh Season DVD
PR reports: The Seventh Season - Transposition: DVD which echos Pink Floyd and sharp solos of Kirk Hammett DVD "The Seventh Season - Transposition", 57 min, Independent Records, Inc. (2006) The Seventh Season live at Emeryville College for Digital Arts, Emeryville, CA, 23 February 2006 

After a subtle beginning in Russia in 1972, The Seventh Season has been reborn in America in 2000 as a father-son rock group that has captured a variety of audiences. With their explosive energy, they began conquering the American audience with their debut album "Fall Within" in 2003, and have been working insatiably in the studio on their new material. In addition to their numerous live performances, they have joined their old tunes with their new masterpieces live, in this dynamic video production, "Transposition." - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Travoltas Split
punkbands reports: After 16 years of recording and touring, Dutch punkpop band The Travoltas have decided to end their career. All band members feel that at this point in their lives they'd like to focus on other activities and that they can't give the band the attention and motivation it deserves any longer.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Urban Monkeyville
PR reports: Keith Urban is set to debut new music on September 30th and October 1st at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, at two Monkeyville, members-only exclusive live events. The appearances will include the first ever performances of select songs from his forthcoming CD release, as well as some past hits and stories as told by Keith, from the studio about the making of his new album. Tickets are set to go on-sale to current members of Monkeyville, Keith's online community, on September 9th at www.ticketmaster.com. New members are invited to join and purchase tickets on September 11th. 

An exclusive worldwide online community, Monkeyville was established in 2005 by Urban as a thank you to his fans for their support. Current and new members receive a personalized passport to Monkeyville, their pass to advance ticket offers, meet and greet drawings, merchandise discounts, exclusive footage, breaking news and more. Much more is planned for 2006 as Keith readies the release of his follow-up to the 3x platinum release Be Here.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Jeep Compass Music Tour
PR reports: The Jeep® brand today launches Uncharted: The Jeep Compass Music Tour where eight emerging artists will tour the country performing 320 free concerts with the all-new 2007 Jeep Compass.

The eight emerging artists in Uncharted: The Jeep Compass Music Tour are each touring a region of the country and performing at stops - some planned and some spontaneous - in their designated region. The performance stops will be locations that are popular with music-oriented audiences. During each performance, the artists will incorporate the all-new Jeep Compass with its flip-down rear lift gate speakers. "The artists in Uncharted: The Jeep Compass Music Tour were selected for their 'true-to-themselves' sound. Similar to the Jeep brand, they are authentic and original," said Jay Kuhnie, Director - Jeep Communications. "Through this concert series, we want to reach a new audience who are not traditional Jeep buyers, but a much younger group that makes music a part of its lifestyle." Fans can track the tour and listen to the artists on the Jeep Compass Uncharted MySpace page at the full story link.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Travis Mitchell Band Debut
PR reports: Texas country quartet The Travis Mitchell Band is scheduled to release their first full-length album, "Forget What's Wrong," on September 26th on Rock Ridge Music. "Forget What's Wrong" was recorded at Crystal Clear Studios in Dallas and was produced by Mitchell. The University of Texas grad, who grew up in Mesquite, Texas, now calls Dallas home. During the summer, the TMB released a 3-song digital-only EP of new tracks entitled "The Show," which is available via all standard digital distribution portals. TMB is also set to go into the studio soon to work on their next album with 3 Doors Down guitarist Chris Henderson at the production helm. Travis is confirmed to perform acoustically on Gimme Three Days Rock Cruise[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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This Day & Age Tour
PR reports: This Day & Age will be hitting the road in support of their new record The Bell & The Hammer, out October 10th on One Eleven/East West. They'll be on the road for the rest of September with Amber Pacific followed by a headlining stint on the "I Am 111" tour which will feature four One Eleven/East West bands TD&A, Rookie Of The Year, Inkwell and Rory.[see full story for dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Teitur Soph
PR reports: Teitur, from the Faroe Islands, is an artist who's music and lyrics remind you what song's can do for the soul. MTV's "You Hear It First", VH1, CNN, and iTunes were all early supporters of Teitur's 2003 debut album Poetry & Aeroplanes. Now he is back with his sophomore record Stay Under The Stars. The album debuted in the Top 10 in his home country of Denmark and was followed by a number of high profile performances at European festivals. He is coming back to the states in support of this new album

09-06 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live 
09-07 NYC, NY World Famous Spiegeltent (South Street Seaport) 
09-08 Vienna, VA Jammin' Java 
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