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Turtles band members win copyright dispute against Sirius XM

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge has sided with members of the 1960s band the Turtles in their dispute with Sirius XM Holdings Inc, ruling the satellite radio provider infringed on copyrights by airing their pre-1972 songs without paying royalties. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Ramones punk band co-founder Tommy dies at 65

(Reuters) – Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving member of the hugely influential American punk band the Ramones, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Guitarist Bob Casale of New Wave band Devo dies of heart failure at 61

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bob Casale, the guitarist and original member of the U.S. New Wave band Devo best known for the 1980 hit “Whip It,” died on Monday from heart failure at the age of 61, his brother and … Continue reading

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Electrofunk band Chromeo reveals album details with a Craigslist missed connection

Montreal-based electrofunk duo Chromeo is releasing its fourth studio album this year — and you can find all of the details on Craigslist. The band used the unusual venue to reveal both the album art and release date for its … Continue reading

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Russian punk band to appear at star-studded Amnesty concert in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Russian punk band Pussy Riot will join Madonna, R&B singer Lauryn Hill and alternative rock group Imagine Dragons at an all-star concert for Amnesty international on Wednesday night, on the eve the Winter Olympics opening … Continue reading

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Russian punk band tell New York ahead of Sochi they will perform again

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot may have remade themselves as global human rights advocates since their imprisonment for hooliganism, but on Tuesday they vowed to return to the stage as performers. Reuters: … Continue reading

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One Direction takes new record industry award as top band of 2013

LONDON (Reuters) – Boy band One Direction was named the most popular recording artist of 2013 on Wednesday, in a record industry award that for the first time counted streaming numbers on services such as Spotify and Deezer as well … Continue reading

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Metal band Motley Crue to call it quits after farewell tour

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Metal rock band Motley Crue, which became emblematic of the hard-partying hair metal acts popular on 1980s MTV, will call it quits after their scheduled farewell tour concludes next year, the band said on Tuesday. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Boy band, The Wanted, to take a break after tour

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Boy band, The Wanted, said on Wednesday they were taking a break and that their upcoming Word of Mouth Tour would be their last for a while. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Russian punk band duo to appear at U.S. Amnesty International concert

(Reuters) – Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot who were jailed for nearly two years on charges of religious hatred and became international emblems for human rights campaigners will appear at a concert in New York, organizer … Continue reading

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