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July 6, 2015

Today’s Music News: Dead Weather announce new album, ‘Dodge & Burn’

The Dead Weather—the hard-rocking band featuring Jack White and Alison Mosshart—announced that they will release a third album, Dodge & Burn, in September. A specific date has not yet been revealed. Four tracks from the album have already been released, though not necessarily in the same versions that will appear on the album. (Billboard) After a five-hour set […]

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Lifter Puller reunite to help Dillinger Four ring in 21 years

“Dillinger Four is 21, huh?” Craig Finn was grinning ear to ear, surveying a giddy parking lot of black t-shirts and plastic pint glasses. He’d only made it two songs into his band Lifter Puller’s first performance in 12 years, and he’d stopped to take a few minutes to address the crowd while a stage tech […]

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Prince and 3RDEYEGIRL release new song “HARDROCKLOVER”

Prince and his band 3RDEYEGIRL have surprised fans with a surprise new track, released on Soundcloud. “HARDROCKLOVER” pits rock against R&B, suggesting that what ladies really love—or, at least, the eponymous lady really loves—is the kind of guitar noise that Prince has been making lately on albums like PLECTRUM ELECTRUM. You could also interpret the lyrics as a woman-guitar […]

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