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Hard Rock Cafe at Mall of America will rock no more

Minnesota’s Hard Rock Cafe has closed (again). After reportedly falling behind on rent, the international burger chain quietly closed its Mall of America location Jan. 15, a company spokesperson confirmed. It still had yet to reopen following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Hard Rock, known for its massive music memorabilia displays and collectors’ shirts […]

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Bob Stinson’s organ finds new home at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

In mid-January, Colin Campbell learned that Tommy Stinson, Minneapolis music legend and former bassist for the Replacements, was giving away an organ that belonged to his late brother and Replacements founding member, Bob Stinson. For free. “All three of us Campbell brothers in the Shackletons are crazy ‘Mats fans,” Campbell said. “[Stinson’s web manager] said […]

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