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NY Guitar Festival Honors Springsteen

To commemorate the silver anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's mega-hit Nebraska, the seventh annual New York Guitar Festival is staging a concert where artists like the…
By: SPIN Staff / December 19, 2005

Pete Doherty Arrested…Again

They must have a cot made up for Pete Doherty in every London precinct. For the second time in a month, the Babyshambles frontman ha…
By: SPIN Staff / December 19, 2005

Robert Pollard Supports Solo Record with Tour

After more than twenty years with Guided by Voices, Robert Pollard is forging ahead on his own. His solo debut, From a Compound Eye, arrive…
By: SPIN Staff / December 16, 2005

MMJ, stellastarr* Circumvent Copy-Protection

Last month, SPIN.com reported on Sony BMG's use of computer-crashing XCP anti-piracy software on many 2005 releases, a technology that stealthily installed spyware on users'…
By: SPIN Staff / December 16, 2005

Beatles Battle EMI For Lost Royalties

When you're history's greatest rock band, like the Beatles, there's a lot of legal haggling to deal with -- like when Nike uses one of…
By: SPIN Staff / December 16, 2005

Friday Five: 12.16.05

Giant Drag, "God Only Knows" Since so little new tuneage emerges between Thanksgiving and Christmas, random covers always find a way to amuse me. Thank…
By: SPIN Staff / December 16, 2005

SPIN.com Band of the Year Launches Jan. 4

32 bands. Five weeks. Only one will be crowned SPIN.com Band of the Year.
By: SPIN Staff / December 16, 2005

Silverstein Announces Headlining Tour

After rocking crowds across the U.S. on this fall's Never Sleep Again tour with Hawthorne Heights, Bayside, and Aiden, Silverstein is ready to bust out…
By: SPIN Staff / December 15, 2005

Joy (Division) to the World

A quarter century after Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis committed suicide, the remaining members of the band -- in their current incarnation as New…
By: SPIN Staff / December 15, 2005

Dashboard, Go! Team, CYHSY Among 1st Announced SXSW Bands

Springtime in Austin means only one thing: Another year, another South by Southwest festival taking over the Texan capital. For next year's festival -- the…
By: SPIN Staff / December 15, 2005
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