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    September 18, 2011


    Oakland will enjoy the Hollywood spotlight tonight, as Brad Pitt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Billy Beane, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, David Justice, and MLB Commissioner Bud Selig to the Uptown District’s Paramount Theater tonight at 6 PM.

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    September 17, 2011


    One of the kids listening to The Thing That Ate Floyd back in 1988 was a 16 year old named Billie Joe Armstrong, who was just starting to play shows with his new band. Through it he got introduced to bands from all over Northern California, one of them being the Lookouts, whose 16 year old drummer Tre Cool would himself end up playing a significant role in Billie's musical future.

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    September 15, 2011


    The new 8,600-square-foot center will include a tribute to founder Leo Fender, video presentations, interactive displays of products, instruments and guitars on display from artists like blink-182, Bruce Springsteen, The Beach Boys and Green Day.

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    September 15, 2011


    Look for this blurb in the new issue of KERRANG! Magazine.

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    September 14, 2011


    Everyone who votes online will be entered into a competition to win a pair of tickets to attend the Q Awards on the 24th October 2011 at a Central London venue. Winners must be over 18. Travel and accommodation are not included. Closing date for all entries is Friday 7th October 2011.

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    September 13, 2011


    Check out this new Tweet from Larry Livermore.

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    September 13, 2011


    Paul Gambaccini explores the history of Reprise Records - the label set up and owned by Frank Sinatra - 50 years after his first song was released on it. Throughout the programme, we look back on their impressive roster - which as well as Frank himself - included acts as varied as Sammy Davis Jnr, Dean Martin, Jimi Hendrix, Nancy Sinatra, Trini Lopez, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Eric Clapton, Randy Newman, Ry Cooder, Josh Groban, Green Day, Stevie Nicks and Michael Bublé.

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    September 13, 2011


    Check out Billie Joe's brother-in-law, Steve Nesser's new promo skate video.

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    September 12, 2011


    If there's one thing rock stars seem to love almost as much as being rock stars, it's covering their bodies with ink. Here are 25 of our favorite, most creative tattoo designs from rockers, rappers and even a country singer. (Because haven't you heard? Country singers are the new rock stars. Just ask Taylor Swift.)—

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    September 12, 2011


    Will Ferrell is about to get saluted, toasted and maybe even a teensy bit roasted when his friends and colleagues celebrate the comedian at the Mark Twain Prize presentation in Washington, D.C.

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