Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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Album sales up in 2011; first increase since 2004

Discmakers has an interesting report culled from a series of sources that indicates album sales were up in 2011 by 1.3%. While that growth...

The next generation of the Beatles on the way?

For decades fans and journalists alike have heard bands billed as the "next Beatles" only to have the bands flame out and not live...

Proposed law in Arizona would criminalize “lewd” Internet speech

A newly proposed law in Arizona would criminalize Internet speech deemed "obscene, lewd or profane or to suggest a lewd or lascivious act if...

“Rock-and-Roll music,” “Rap Music” among list of 50 words banned from NYC standardized tests

The New York City Department of Education is seeking to have certain words banned from standardized tests, including references to rock and roll, rap...

Thick-framed “hipster” eyewear trend taking hold for defendants on trial

NBC has a new report stating that thick-framed, "hipster" eyewear is even making waves behind bars as a growing trend for defendants on trial: "Prosecutors...

Pussy Riot were doing devil’s work, according to head of Russian Orthodox Church

(Photo: Andrey Smirnov/AFP/Getty) A new update on the ongoing story of Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot, a group in which members are currently incarcerated and...

Haptic tattoos may soon help you feel who’s calling

Nokia is said to be working on new technology that would allow tattoos with ferromagnetic ink to vibrate when the tattooed person recieves a...

More outcry against upcoming Rock Beyond Belief concert featuring Aiden

As the date for Rock Beyond Belief approaches, more people have spoken out against its purpose and mission statement. We told you back in...

Tempe, Arizona venue the Clubhouse shuts down after gang-related gunfire

Photo: Benjamin Leatherman The Phoenix New Times is reporting that Tempe, Arizona venue The Clubhouse has been forced to shut its doors after gang-related gunfire...

Members of Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot could face seven years in prison

The BBC reports today that two members of Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot remain in custody after overrunning the pulpit of a church...

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