Game of Thrones: Hodor actor Kristian Nairn to DJ at Rave Of Thrones dance parties on Australian tour

Game of Thrones: Hodor actor Kristian Nairn to DJ at Rave Of Thrones dance parties on Australian tour
IT may be the most unlikely chant you will hear at a dance party, but expect plenty of “Hodor” hollers to punctuate the inaugural Rave Of Thrones events next month. Northern Irish actor Kristian Nairn will return to his night job as a DJ for the dance …
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Rave of Thrones for DJ Hodor as actor Kristian Nairn spins the decks at Comic-Con
Actor Kristian Nairn – who played the tragic character in the HBO fantasy show from the first series in 2011 until his departure earlier this year – has forged a second career as a house DJ after impressing on the Belfast scene. Following on from his Rave …
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‘Game of Thrones’ Star Kristian Nairn Taking Year Hiatus, Mounting ‘Rave of Thrones’ DJ Tour
Hiatus is coming for “Game of Thrones” stars Kristain Nairn and Isaac Hempstead-Wright. In a recent interview Nairn revealed their characters weren’t scheduled to appear on Season 5 of HBO’s hit fantasy series. “We have a season off and we have a …
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Rockabilly legend Ronnie Hawkins is selling his massive estate in the Kawarthas

Rockabilly legend Ronnie Hawkins is selling his massive estate in the Kawarthas
“Rompin” Ronnie Hawkins doesn’t have as much name recognition today as he did in the 1960s, when his musical stylings and on-stage charisma helped foster a now-legendary rock-and-roll scene on Yonge Street that spawned a generation of Canadian musicians.
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Rockabilly Hall of Fame inducts 2 family members at once
JACKSON, Tenn. — It was a historic moment Saturday at the International Rockabilly Hall of Fame as music lovers inducted and honored two family members at once. “It’s just an honor to get inducted w ith Eddie,” Bobby Cochran said. “I mean, he has …
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Barretta: Mack Allen Smith a ‘Rockabilly Addict’
On the title track of his new CD, Greenwood’s Mack Allen Smith sings, “Well I’m growing old and it may sound silly, but I still love my rockabilly / I can’t explain it so please don’t ask me why / I’ll be a rockabilly addict till I die.”
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‘Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar’ Renewed For Season 3 By AXS TV

‘Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar’ Renewed For Season 3 By AXS TV
AXS TV has picked up a 12-episode third season of its hit series Road Trip With Sammy Hagar, for premiere in early 2018. Production began this month. The upcoming season will feature Hagar traveling the country to interview and often perform with some of …
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We’re Looking for the Best Rock ‘n’ Roll Photos. What’s in Your Collection?
Now Smithsonian Books is inviting anyone who has taken a picture of their favorite artist to send it in to be included in a massive crowd-sourced site of live rock ‘n’ roll performances, to be seen alongside some of the most familiar images of rock …
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Tupac, Journey, and Joan Baez are being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced its inductees for the class of 2017. Tupac Shakur has made it onto the official Hall of Fame list, in a move that will signal that hip-hop has been further endorsed by the powers that be in the music industry.
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Slipknot ‘Outraged’ as Doctor Is Charged in Bassist’s Death

Slipknot ‘Outraged’ as Doctor Is Charged in Bassist’s Death
Earlier this week, as the Des Moines Register reports, local prosecutors charged Des Moines doctor Daniel Baldi with involuntary manslaughter in relation to the overdose deaths of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray and seven other patients. Gray, a founding member …
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3 Doors Down bassist’s misdemeanor DUI case continued
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) 3 Doors Down bassist’s misdemeanor DUI case continued (Image 1) D …
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U2 bassist’s aide found guilty of stealing from him
DUBLIN (Reuters) – A former personal assistant to U2 bassist Adam Clayton was found guilty on Friday of stealing 2.8 million euros ($ 3.5 million) from the musician to fund a lavish lifestyle. Carol Hawkins, 48, from Dublin, was convicted in a unanimous …
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Lil Uzi Vert & Marilyn Manson Team Up for Rock Album

Lil Uzi Vert & Marilyn Manson Team Up for Rock Album
Fresh off the chart-topping Luv Is Rage 2, Lil Uzi Vert is plotting a rock album with his idol, Marilyn Manson. The rock icon revealed the news during an interview with Consequence of Sound, confirming that he and producer Tyler Bates will be joining the …
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Review: Defiant Kid Rock thumps protesters in LCA-opening show
Review: Defiant Kid Rock thumps protesters in LCA-opening show Push-pull between artist vs. rebel on display as he launches 6-show gig Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/2jmZqPP
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For Foo Fighters, new producer, same rock
This is thrilling, heroic rock, and even harder than the blistering, Grammy-winning single “White Limo” from 2011. “Make It Right” finds the Foos doing their best ’70s stomping rock impersonation and it goes down well. “La Dee Da” is a jolt …
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Photo Coverage: Country Music Awards in Nashville

Photo Coverage: Country Music Awards in Nashville
Kid Rock arrives for the 44th Annual Country Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on November 10, 2010. Nicole Kidman arrives for the 44th Annual Country Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on November 10, 2010. Sugarland arrives for the 44th Annual …
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Country Music News
Jimmy C. Newman hits charts with his Top 5 single “Cry, Cry, Darling” (1954) Lefty Frizzell recorded “The Waltz of the Angels” at his first Nashville session (1956). MUSIC AND MORE MORGAN SAYS SHE’S HURT BY LAWSUIT Responding to a lawsuit filed by her …
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Country Music
Deputy editor Edward Carr hosts as John Peet looks at Britain’s difficult negotiations with the EU, Noah Sneider examines Vladimir Putin’s changing inner circle and Andrew Miller dives into a world of domestic violence and revenge: American country music.1
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Latest K Pop News

The Complex Guide to K-Pop
Be honest. If you were asked about Korean pop, you’d probably mention monolithic girl groups, over-elaborate music videos, and Psy. And on all points, you’d be correct. But look past the rampant guyliner and girls in boyshorts; K-pop’s got a lot of …
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After K-pop, Korea eyes ‘K-cop wave’
With Korean pop culture, known as K-pop, enjoying steady popularity around the globe, South Korea is looking to export its homegrown policing tactics and equipment in the hope that it can spur what they call the “K-cop wave.” Putting aside controversy …
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K-Pop Star Rain Faces Military Punishment After Rendezvous with Actress
For South Korean pop star Rain, all’s not fair in love and war. The R&B singer is facing possible military punishment for meeting with a well-known Korean actress while on duty during his mandatory military service. South Korea’s defense ministry said …
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Day For Night Is the Future of Music Festivals

Day For Night Is the Future of Music Festivals
It’s the week before Christmas at the Hilton-Americas in downtown Houston, and the signs are everywhere. Beneath one of the lobby’s two ubiquitous Chihuly chandeliers, men in 10-gallon cowboy hats and santa caps gather around an oversized gingerbread …
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Nic Adler weds music festivals with delicious food
On Day One of Arroyo Seco Weekend, a massive music festival held recently on the grounds outside of the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, culinary stars were competing with such stage performers as Jeff Goldblum, Alabama Shakes and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.
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Your 2015 guide to summer music festivals
The guard has officially changed. While the “Summer of Love” generation still will line up to catch the Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” shows in Santa Clara and Chicago this summer, most large-scale music festivals programmed for # …
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How My Daughter Got Me Into Gospel Music

How My Daughter Got Me Into Gospel Music
Panama Jackson is the co-founder and Senior Editor of VerySmartBrothas.com. He lives in Washington, DC, and believes children are our future and that if we teach them well, we can let them lead the way. He also really likes Kool-Aid. Still.
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Gospel Music – “Automobile” Video
It’s always nice when a random blog-roll inclusion delivers an unexpected ditty. Gospel Music’s “Automobile” might not be something you would jam to initially, but has enough songwriting spell to entrance you into humming the carefree cocktail all …
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Spreading the gospel music
OAKLAND — The members of the McCoy Memorial Baptist Church choir in Los Angeles have been working very hard lately. The 40-member ensemble normally meets once a week at its East 46th Street home. But since reaching the L.A. regional semifinals of the “How …
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Iran still gaga over pop diva Googoosh

Iran still gaga over pop diva Googoosh
TEHRAN (Reuters) — Word that Iran’s pop diva Googoosh will break 21 years of silence to perform abroad this month has electrified her legions of home-grown fans, many too young to know anything but her ubiquitous boot-leg recordings. For two decades the …
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Selena Gomez, From Disney Darling To Sexy Pop Diva: Celebrity Style Evolution
Selena Gomez is a star who literally grew up right in front of our eyes. The tiny Texan first made her debut appearing as Gianna in “Barney & Friends” alongside Demi Lovato in 2002 before landing cameo roles in films such as “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over” and …
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Pop Charts: Diva Deluge as Barbra, Britney, Celine and (Still) Adele Surround Frank Ocean
Frank Ocean’s odd release of “Blonde” isn’t the chart buster it might have been. The Divas are right on top of him. Barbra Streisand, Britney Spears, Celine Dion and as ever, Adele, are taking up the rest of the charts. Because “Blonde” doesn …
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