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Liam "Knobhead" Gallagher Hurls Microphone Into Crowd

Trust Liam Gallagher to bring his family dramz to the stage in suitably epic fashion: while accepting the award for Brits Album of 30 Years for (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? on behalf of Oasis, … read more »

POSTED February 17, 2010 12:53PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

LollapaGAGA!

Although the full Lollapalooza lineup won’t be officially unveiled until April for the August 6-8 musical bonanza, an excited affiliate has leaked the headliners to the Daily Swarm. This year’s Lollapalooza will feature the musical … read more »

POSTED February 17, 2010 12:37PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , ,

Rage Against the Machine Give Simon Cowell Another Wet Willie

After ravaging the UK charts this past Christmas, Rage Against the Machine has announced the details of the “victory celebration to end all victory celebrations,” according to guitarist Tom Morello. The band will play at … read more »

POSTED February 15, 2010 11:08AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

RIP Doug Fieger

Doug Fieger, lead singer of the power pop band the Knack, died on Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles after a prolonged battle with cancer. He was 57. Fieger formed the Knack in 1978, and penned … read more »

POSTED February 15, 2010 11:01AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Courtney Love and the BEST COLLEGE LECTURE EVER

Taking “biting the hand that feeds you” to another level (in true C. Love form), Courtney Love took the opportunity to blast the UK music scene and trash her last solo album while addressing students … read more »

POSTED February 15, 2010 7:44AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

James Murphy's Soundtrack to Ben Stiller's Midlife Crisis Now Has a Playlist

Previously, we alerted you to the awe-inspiring, genre-mashing partnership of one Mr. James Murphy and one Noah Baumbach, in which Murphy was to write several solo tracks for the director’s forthcoming film, Greenberg, starring a … read more »

POSTED February 5, 2010 1:53PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Patrick Stump Leaves Fall Out Boy, Not Really Worried About Fall Out Boy

Speaking exclusively with SPIN yesterday afternoon, Patrick Stump has declared that he is no longer part of Fall Out Boy. He expands his statement to say, “One way or another, the band will always be … read more »

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Johnny Depp to Direct Documentary on His Peg-Legged Father

Oh, dear: having taken inspiration from the drug-addled Keith Richards when crafting his Jack Sparrow persona, Johnny Depp has decided to direct a documentary on the Rolling Stones guitarist, who also appeared in the Pirates … read more »

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Gorilla Takes Over the Radio Interwebs

Even cartoon characters can hacking websites these days: Gorillaz cartoon bassist Murdoc is broadcasting his own pirate radio show on AOL’s Alternative Rock channel this morning. Check out all the mayhem here.

POSTED February 3, 2010 12:45PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS:

THE STROKES RETURN TO THE STUDIO. TOGETHER. ALL AT ONCE.

As the giant “Recording” sign on their website indicates, the Strokes have headed back into the studio, partnering with producer Joe Chiccarelli (who has worked with U2, Beck and Bjork) and engineer Gus Oberg to … read more »

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