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Rock Hall to screen new documentary on indie rock legends The Replacements in December

By Malcolm Abram Published: November 29, 2012

The Replacements are one of those indie rock bands that are still beloved and revered by folks of a certain age (oh, let's say 35 and up) and not to well known to many younger music fans who are listening to bands influenced by the Minneapolis quartet's great albums including "Let It Be," "Tim" and "Pleased to Meet Me."

Two of the band members are dead now (guitarist Bob Stinson and uh, replacement drummer Steve Foley) but band leader Paul Westerberg is still out there singing and songwriting. Most recently, Glen Cambpell recorded Westerberg's 2009 composition Ghost On The Canvas for the country legend's final album of the same name.

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Umpteenth collection of "unheard" Jimi Hendrix material coming in the spring

By Malcolm Abram Published: November 28, 2012


So Tuesday, 11/26 would have been Jimi Hendrix's 70th Birthday.

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Matchbox Twenty to perform at The Akron Civic Theatre in February 2013

By Malcolm Abram Published: November 12, 2012

Does anybody else hate the cliche "driving pop/rock sound?"

Anyway, Matchbox 20 is coming to Town!

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Akron born singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur in new band RNDM with Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament

By Malcolm Abram Published: November 2, 2012

Akron born and bred singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur must love collaborations.

The proud graudate of Firestone High formed a supertrio with Ben Harper, and Dhani Harrison called Fistful of Mercy and released their quickly recorded debut album As I Call You Down in 2010.


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