Tegan and Sara announce acoustic tour

Tegan and Sara announce acoustic tour

Tegan And Sara are going on a (mostly) acoustic tour. They will be performing as a duo, reading from their upcoming memoir High School and performing songs from the new album Hey, I’m Just Like You. They'll also be playing older songs, as well. The new album is out out September 27 via Sire records. Check out the show dates below.

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Canadian Rifle and Raging Nathans announce pre-Fest tour

Canadian Rifle and Raging Nathans announce pre-Fest tour

Chicago's Canadian Rifle and Ohio's Raging Nathans have announced a joint tour in October this year, which will see the bands make their way down from Chicago to The Fest '19.

Canadian Rifles' most recent album, Peaceful Death, was released in 2018 on Dead Broke Records; while Raging Nathans most recently released Sleeper Hits: Sordid Youth Vol. 1, a collection of all of their 7" tracks from '12-'17, in December of 2018.

You can check out the tour dates below.

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Big Nothing announce UK tour

Big Nothing announce UK tour

Philly's Big Nothing have announced they will be heading across the pond for a tour of the UK in September. UK's Dangers of Love will be meeting them at the airport and opening up for the tour.

Big Nothing is touring in support of their new album Chris, which was released in May of this year. You can check out the video for their song "Waste My Time," as well as those tour dates, below.

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Vernon denies Woodstock 50 a fourth time

Vernon denies Woodstock 50 a fourth time

Apparently, Woodstock 50 can't take no for an answer. The organizers are determined to hold the festival at Vernon Downs, in Vernon, NY, even if the town doesn't want them there. Late last week, they filed another appeal (after at least two previous appeals) to their official permit rejection. Including the initial permit rejection, this is the fourth time Woodstock 50 has attempted to obtain a permit to hold the concert in the area next month (following being denied permits in other locations).

Town of Vernon code enforcement officer Reay Walker issued a statement that the "Woodstock 50 Safety Plan" included a "Confidentiality Statement" that "invalidates the entire plan" because Woodstock included a disclaimer stated that Woodstock 50 does not "make any warranty as to the absolute accuracy or completeness of the information contained. This disclaimer of responsibility makes the plan worthless. The purpose of a Public Safety Plan, insofar as submitted to the Town Code Office, is to make a representation to the permitting authority that the Public Safety Plan will be followed and that its estimates are accurate. Implicit in this application is that those forced to leave Vernon Downs at 11:00 at night will be forced to sleep in their cars or any lawn or sidewalk that seems unguarded."

As of today, Woodstock 50 organizers say the event will still take place, even though no location has been secured and tickets are not on sale. $18 Woodstock psychedelic tubes, however, are currently available for purchase from the organizers.

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Discogs reports most expensive tapes sold, Prince tops at $4,100, Throbbing Gristle at #3

Discogs reports most expensive tapes sold, Prince tops at $4,100, Throbbing Gristle at #3

Discogs has released a report of the most expensive tapes sold through the service. The most expensive tape sold through discogs was Prince's rare promo only album, The Versace Experience - Prelude 2 Gold. That sold for over $4,100, making it the most expensive tape sold on discogs and possibly the most expensive music cassette ever sold. (By contrast, the most expensive record ever sold was Wu-Tang's Once Upon a time in Shaolin, which went for $2 million).

Throbbing Gristle came in at #3 with the 26 tape set 24 Hours selling for $2,200. The most frequently occurring tape was the vaporware landmark release, Floral Shoppe by Macintosh Plus, which appeared on the list multiple times at different prices, ranging from $1,300 to $550. Rage against the Machine, Coil, Melvins, Mayhem, Blink-182, Tool, Pixies, Metallica, also appeared on the list. Check it out here.

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Greg Graffin to release Throbblehead

Greg Graffin to release Throbblehead

Greg Graffin of Bad Religion is going to release a Throbblehead, which is similar to a bobblehead. The fellow stands at 7" tall and is made of polyresin. He's out this Fall via Aggronautix, who has made dozens of other Throbbleheads of punk musicians.

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