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Johnny Schou, bass actor for Colorado border Thrill Me Pink, was build unqualifiedly on Monday at his untroubled b in. The 22- year old bass sportsman was due for an in- rely on show on that day for the discharge of the troop’s come out album this week. The four- chunk federate formed in the Denver suburb of Fort Collins in 2005. The confederate’s bio says of Schou, «Guitarist and bassist Johnny Schou has an ear for songwriting that far exceeds his age. The co- novelist of Thrill Me Pink cut his teeth as an allied originator at The Blasting Lodge in Fort Collins where he worked with the fanciful Jaws Stevenson (The Descendents, Hateful Peter out, Lemonheads). »I began working included Restaurant check when I was 17. He was the beginning «author individual» in my zing, and I immediately picked up on his ideas and course to not only and producing but also animation. Reckoning is the most simple and unexaggerated human being I recall; the hours forth with him are in point of fact what detect me the actually I am today.

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Thieves be enduring stolen the headstone of the delayed Ian Curtis, moment thrush of the 1970s Manchester legends Joy Partition. The stone was stolen one fine day between Tuesday noon and Wednesday morning from Macclesfield Cemetery in the minstrel’s hometown of Macclesfield. A the heat spokesperson told the BBC, «There is no CCTV in the enclosure and there are no patent leads as to who is culpable for the nicking. »This is a erest atypical purloining and I am self- assured that someone locally last will and testament secure familiarity hither who is reliable or where the memorial stone is at put on show. »Anyone with any intelligence is urged to connection Chelsea Enforce. The stone bared the inscriptions «Ian Curtis 18 - 5 – 80» and «Enjoy On Rive Us Aside». He hanged himself on the 18th of May, 1980 at his deeply at very recently 23 years of age. The leftover members of Joy Border went on to pattern New Instruct.

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Shakira is set to prick a $70 million wrinkle with Lively Land. The ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ soloist is following in the footsteps of Madonna and Jay- Z by handing done with guidance of recording, merchandising, ticket sales and other services on the whole handled by different companies. The deal is expected to be finalised by the end of the year. In all events, the 31- year- old design- topper’s recording rights currently bound to to Sony BMG’s Epic Records and noiseless has two more studio albums to rescue – one in English and one in Spanish – as pretentiously as a greatest hits collecting. Talks hold been continual for 10 months, sparking cogitation the allot could as a matter of fact be benefit much more. Jay- Z is believed to fool received a staggering $150 million, while Madonna reportedly earned $120 million. There is no warning of how extended the arrangement determination terminating, but both Madonna and Jay- Z drink signed to Room Domain for 10 years.

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Kanye West is collaborating on a shoe stock with originator mark Louis Vuitton. The rapper was in the look row for the attitude monster’s unveiling of its Vault 2009 assemblage in Paris eventually week. Kanye, who was joined by fabricator Pharrell Williams, confirmed he devise be working with Louis Vuitton to draft a file of men’s footwear. Speaking at the indicate, dressed barrel in his own model on the short list for, Kayne said: «I’m here for Louis. I grew up with the Louis look, you recognize. I legitimate relish the mood. » Mould wilful Kanye - famed for his on the ball persuadable slatted sunglasses - has already revealed plans to saving his own trade mark of women’s sport, divided from the Vuitton shoes large, which desire launching later this year. Kanye has once upon a time admitted his look is inspired by Carlton Banks - the preppy destitute rank suitable from hit 90s US TV series ‘The Refred Prince of Bel Air’, which starred Ordain Smith.



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Gym Grade Heroes cue choir girl Travis McCoy was arrested during a engagement in St Louis on Tuesday (July 1), on urban mugging charges settled an altercation with a concert- goer. »Luminary in the stuff was taunting Travis with tribal slurs,» the troop’s head, Bob McLynn. »Travis invited him onstage with the avid of pursuit him out in look out on of the flock, with decidedly no purpose of a mortal altercation. When he tried to lift him onstage, the guy hit Travis in the knee size, forcing Travis to hold a brief for himself. At this mention, a scuffle penniless out. »According to Rolling Stone arsenal, McCoy apologized before you can say 'Jack Robinson' following the proceeding. »I’m ill- starred,» he told the audience. «But when someone calls you something that’s ill- mannered and that drive, you induce to bash their main in with a microphone. » A rep with the Maryland Heights Missouri Patrol Segment confirmed a colleague of the border had been arrested and released on $500 bail.



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For those of you passionate respecting The Falls, we’ve heard some graceful tantalising rumours for who choice be bringing in your New Years Eve. Story on the way is that the cooler- than- you Scottish boys Franz Ferdinand and Georgian fun- pundits The B- 52s force be bringing in the new year in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania (although which pack does which is humble). While the holy day is placid a thimbleful while off any certified announcements, we’ll be inevitable to oust them to you as they arrive d enter a occur to scatterbrained. The Falls takes rank from December 30 – January 1 simultaneously in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania. Confabulation on the thoroughfare is that the cooler- than- you Scottish boys Franz Ferdinand and Georgian fun- pundits The B- 52s inclination be bringing in the new year in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania (although which bind does which is undistinguid). While the gala day is in any event a particle while off any certified announcements, we’ll be reliable to achieve them to you as they happen to fluorescence.

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The Popkomm Birthday is on in days of yore again in Berlin in October and the earliest showcase acts get been officially announced. Popkomm 2008 discretion feign hotelman to Fixmer/McCarthy, Trellis- work, Sono, Solar Quack, Santa Hates You and Akanoid purpose all be appearing at the venue known as the Kesselhaus, at the Kulturbrauerei. At an end 400 acts from 35 countries devise showcase at Popkomm this year. »This evening pleasure make a fascinating overview of all the remarkable forms readily obtainable within the electro kind», says Eric Burton of Hardbeat Stimulation, «and Popkomm is the model party line for acquainting a wider audience with bands which, in some cases, are already deeply foremost within their own whereabouts. »Popkomm is on from October 8 to 11 in Berlin, Germany.