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  1. The Persistence of Punk (Analysis)

    July 15, 2014 6:17 PM EDT It will be 40 years in December, 2015, since the release of Patti Smith's "Horses," on Clive Davis' Arista label, arguably the beginning of the punk movement, emanating from New York's underground in the mid-'70s, ush ...

  2. @SXSW: Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up Friday

    March 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs an ...

  3. Name-Change For Japanese Visual-kei Band Versailles

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Japanese visual-kei indie band Versailles has been forced to change its name to Versailles Philharmonic Quintet. The move came after American female artist Diana St. Hilaire, who uses the artist name Versailles, registered it as a trademark in the ...

  4. 'Repo!' Sews Together Pop, Metal, Rap, Horror

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Repo! The Genetic Opera" is "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" meets "Saw." A horror musical that is bound to become a cult classic, the trailer has had more than half a million views on YouTube in one month. The Twiste ...

  5. Great White Covers Album to Be Pulled

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST The band whose pyrotechnics sparked a nightclub fire that killed 100 people said they have been assured that a recently released covers album titled "Burning House of Love" will be pulled from store s The band whose pyrotechnics sparked ...