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  1. JD Samson On NYC's Free Pussy Riot Event, The Riot Grrrl Movement, Band's 'Courage and Strength'

    August 14, 2012 2:40 PM EDT Members of Pussy Riot performing a punk prayer inside a Moscow's Cathedral in protest against Vladimir Putin. This Friday (Aug. 17) a final verdict is expected in the trial of Maria Alekhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Ekaterina Samucevich, t ...

  2. Russian Prosecutors Ask For 3 Year Sentence For Pussy Riot's Anti-Putin Protest

    August 07, 2012 10:00 AM EDT MOSCOW (AP) -- Prosecutors on Tuesday called for three-year sentences for the members of a feminist punk band who performed an anti-Vladimir Putin stunt in Moscow's main cathedral, ignoring demands by human rights groups that the three women ...

  3. U.K. Musicians Pete Townshend, Jarvis Cocker, Neil Tennant Seek Release of Russia's Pussy Riot

    August 02, 2012 8:53 AM EDT LONDON (AP) -- Some of Britain's leading musicians have published a letter calling for Russian officials to release a punk band that has been jailed following a protest in Moscow's main cathedral. The Who's Pete Townshend, former Pu ...

  4. Universal To Launch U.K. Women's Institute Group

    July 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Universal Records is to launch a five-piece female group drawn from members of United Kingdom voluntary organization the Women's Institute (W.I.), which it hopes will storm the U.K.'s Xmas charts. The music major will award a multi-album ...

  5. Pet Shop Boys Score Ballet

    July 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Never an act to shy from an artistic challenge, U.K. pop duo Pet Shop Boys is to make the leap into dance theatre with its first ever full-length ballet score. Working in partnership with renowned London dance theatre Sadler's Wells, the BRIT ...

  6. Blur Returns For Record Store Day

    April 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Blur, which reformed for dates last summer, has recorded new material for release as part of Record Store Day. The 1,000 copies of the seven-inch vinyl single will be Blur's first new material since 2003. Details will be confirm ...

  7. Pet Shop Boys To Headline Roskilde, Latitude Fests

    March 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pet Shop Boys will play European festivals this summer as part of the campaign for their 10th album "Yes" (Parlophone), including a headlining appearance at Denmark's Roskilde Festival according to keyboard player Chris Lowe. It was ...

  8. U2, Coldplay, Killers Help Launch RED(WIRE)

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Some of the biggest names in music are contributing exclusive songs to RED(WIRE), a new digital music magazine launching on World AIDS Day (Dec. 1). U2, Coldplay, the Killers, the Dixie Chicks, John Legend, R.E.M. and Bob Dylan are on board for th ...

  9. Brits Honor For Pet Shop Boys

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. dance-pop duo the Pet Shop Boys will receive the outstanding contribution to music award at the 2009 Brit Awards at Earls Court on Feb. 18. The Pet Shop Boys will also perform at the awards, which are screened on ITV1. The BPI, the U. ...

  10. Parlophone Re-signs Pet Shop Boys

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hitmaking U.K. pop duo Pet Shop Boys has renewed its contract with Parlophone Records after more than 20 years' association. The act has sold more than 30 million albums globally since originally signing with EMI Music's Parlophone label ...