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The Hurly-Burly

Rob Van Winkle, also commonly known as popular 1990s pop star Vanilla Ice, has recently announced tour dates in the United Kingdom. Apparently, the British are all hot for the ice. By "hot," I mean not. Speakin...
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In Clubbing We Trust

The idea of big-city clubbing in our own Champaign might seem a little strange to some people, but John "Kosmo" Kosmopoulos, manager at Soma Ultralounge, seems to know what he's doing. Kosmopoulos has been invo...
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Melodic Scribes

1. Name five bands or musicians that you would want at your show. If it was in the crowd, then I would go with Polyphonic Spree and the Wu-Tang extended family, because that would be our biggest crowd ever rig...
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This week in music

The Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, which from February 2002 to May 2003 doubled as the premier all-ages concert venue in the area, announced last week it would relocate from 218 W. Main to 202 S. Br...
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The Hurly-Burly / What the Hell?

Weezer's first LP in three years, Make Believe, will air for the first time on the popular internet networking tool, MySpace. Tracks can be found easily and legally on http://www.myspace.com/weezer. The Fla...
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Third Stone Reunites!

Listening to Bryce Johnson speak of his days in the seminal hard rock band is easy. He has story after story of rock and roll glory, and he can recount each tale as if you were at each show, raising a cold one...