Cheap Trick Lobbies Congress to Regulate Temporary Stages News, Making Music, Artist Spotlight

Cheap Trick Lobbies Congress to Regulate Temporary Stages

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Rick Nielsen’s next stop was to be Capitol Hill, where he and Frey intended to urge congressmen to regulate temporary stages to help prevent future collapse incidents from happening. Besides his own near-miss, he’ll have plenty more to talk about with legislators.

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Change of Command Set at Bertelsmann

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Change of Command Set at Bertelsmann

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Bertelsmann, the German media conglomerate, said that its chief executive, Hartmut Ostrowski, would step down at the end of the year, citing “personal reasons” for the surprise move.

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Shure Activities at AES 2011

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Shure Activities at AES 2011

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Get a free VIP exhibits pass to the 2011 AES Convention in New York from Shure, and visit Booth #521 from October 21-23, where you can view and demo a variety of new Shure products.

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Steve Jobs’ Music Legacy: The Billboard Cover Story

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Steve Jobs’ Music Legacy: The Billboard Cover Story

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That a man who never played an instrument or so much as sang a note professionally could be considered one of the greatest rock stars of this generation speaks to the impact that Steve Jobs had on the music industry and the legacy he leaves behind.

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Gibson Releasing Firebird X - Robot Technology Creates All-in-One Guitar

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Gibson Releasing Firebird X - Robot Technology Creates All-in-One Guitar

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An evolution of the 1960s classic Gibson Firebird model, the Firebird X is loaded with ground-breaking technologies like fourth-generation Robot tuners for automatic tuning, onboard effects based on computer plug-in technology, and wireless Bluetooth pedals for unsurpassed usability on stage and in the studio. In addition, the Gibson Firebird X is designed for compatibility with hardware and applications developed by third party companies - an industry first. Limited to 1,800 models in two unique finishes, the Gibson Firebird X will retail for $5,570 msrp.

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Afghans Rock at First Music Festival in Decades

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Afghans Rock at First Music Festival in Decades

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Live rock returned to Afghanistan after three long decades as young men and women cheered and leapt into the air to the sound of heavy bass beats and punk rock.

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