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FERG BLURBS -- 8-Year Old Girl Is Amazing On Drums

The Hit Like A Girl Contest is a global, female-centric contest with girls of all ages showcasing their drumming skills via viral videos, as judges pick and choose the best of the best. It's a pretty cool concept that just finished, with thousands of entries. You can watch the awards show here. The...
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FERG BLURBS -- Weezer Doubles Down On Toto Covers

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) Weezer and Rivers Cuomo have always had this inane ability to never take themselves too seriously when it comes to their music. Their music videos are usually a prett good example of that ( Keep Fishin , Pork and Beans , Buddy Holly , etc), but lately Weezer has...
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FERG BLURBS -- Stay In A Seattle Hotel Suite...With A Pearl Jam Theme

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) Finally, a way to stay in Seattle and combine their favored sons, Pearl Jam! Seattle waterfront hotel, The Edgewater Hotel, has unveiled a Pearl Jam themed suite , in partnership with the band and their fan club. According to the site Pursuitist , 10% of the suite...
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FERG BLURBS -- Foo Fighters Cover Grease With A Special Guest

(Image Courtesy of USA Today Images) Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters often joke about themselves being the "World's Most Expensive ****-ing Cover Band," and, night after night, that tends to play out when the Foos mix in random covers amongst their myriad hits. You may remember the Foos bringing...
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FERG BLURBS -- Dave Matthews Band Announce Album Title

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) The Dave Matthews band have finally revealed some details concerning their ninth studio album, due this summer. In a Facebook post from the band earlier today, the name of the album was revealed to be "Come Tomorrow," and the release date is set for June 8th of...
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FERG BLURBS -- That One Time R.E.M. Was On Sesame Street

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) I've been on a bit of an R.E.M. kick lately, and I'm not sure how I got down the rabbit hole, but I've discovered video of R.E.M. singing on Sesame Street, and felt I needed to share it. The episode in question, according to the Muppets Wiki , was episode 3829,...
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FERG BLURBS -- The Longshot's (Surprise!) New Album

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) I told you about Billie Joe Armstrong's new sideproject, "The Longshot," last week . They had just recently made their first public appearance and gig in Oakland, and had put an EP out with a few songs on it. And so, with Record Store Day happening this past...
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FERG BLURBS -- Top Twenty Lists Without Context: U2

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) So, my cousin and I have been really into U2 as of late, thanks to a podcast I've mentioned a few times on-air: U Talkin' U2 To Me? It's two hilarious comedians, Scott Aukerman and Adam Scott, sitting around and...uh, talking U2? If you're looking for a U2 podcast...
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FERG BLURBS -- Billie Joe Armstrong's New Project

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) Billie Joe Armstrong and his Green Day bandmates burst back onto the music scene in 2016 when their album "Revolution Radio" hit, and the subsequent tour took them well into the middle of 2017. After the release of their greatest hits compilation, "God's Favorite...
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Huey Lewis Cancels All of His 2018 Performances Because of Hearing Loss

Huey Lewis & The News have canceled all of their scheduled shows for 2018. The cancelations come after Lewis revealed that he was suffering from hearing loss.
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