Simon Le Bon

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    October 28, 2013

    Lou Reed's Influence: Local and National Musicians Reflect

    October 27 was anything but a perfect day for Lou Reed fans. As Rolling Stone first reported, the influential rock guitarist and daring songwriter passed Sunday; cause of death has not yet been released. Through the Velvet Underground and his later solo work, Reed dismissed the fairytale of New Yor ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Frances Bean Cobain And The Other Nine Hottest Offspring Of Musicians

    Rocky Schenck​Today is Frances Bean Cobain's 19th birthday. Time flies, right? In celebration of Miss Frannie, we've compiled a list of hot rock 'n' roll spawn. These people have at least one rock star parent and their moms are frequently models. (Figures.) They are all totally bangable, and m ... More >>

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    November 3, 2009

    Hey, It's Election Day. Right, Arcadia?

    The members of Duran Duran are a cheeky bunch. Why, even when Simon LeBon, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor formed a side project, Arcadia, they insured themselves against obsolescence by writing a song called "Election Day." Which is an appropriate choice for today. Why not? Here's the eight-minute ... More >>

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    December 22, 2008

    Xmas Jam Countdown: Band Aid, "Do They Know It's Christmas?"

    MP3: Band Aid, "Do They Know It's Christmas Time? (Original 1984)" I couldn't find the best version of this song, which is an extended mix with a totally earnest spoken-word bridge featuring the tune's participants. But here's the original version of 1984's seminal charity single, "Do T ... More >>

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    November 4, 2008
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    December 5, 2007

    Duran Duran

    Red Carpet Massacre

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    October 4, 2006

    Ferry Corsten

    9 p.m. Saturday, October 7. Dante's (3221 Olive Boulevard).

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    January 12, 2005

    Pattern Recognition

    Mapping out the trends of 2005

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    July 7, 1999


    Christian rock combines the Lord's message with the devil's beat. Sometimes the result is exhilaration. Sometimes it's god-awful confusion.