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Riot Fest 2013 Brings Classic Punk To Chicago This September

By Holly Williams | 22nd July 2013

It's time to start making preparations for one of the loudest festivals of the year: Riot Fest 2013 featuring headline sets from the likes of Pixies, The Replacements and Blink-182.Taking place in Chicago on September...

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The Rolling Stones, Public Enemy And Elvis Costello Bring Worthy Farm To It's Knees: Glastonbury Day Two Round-up

By Joe Wilde | 30th June 2013

After decades of failed attempts, Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis finally managed to book the biggest rock group of all time for the world-renowned UK festival, and with an absolutely riotous set that had the...

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Riot Fest To Play Host To The Replacements' Long Awaited Reunion

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th June 2013

After an absence spanning nearly two decades, The Replacements are giving performing another go at this year’s Riot Fest in Chicago, Denver and Toronto. While the band’s last show was in 1991, they technically haven’t...

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Despite Stevie Wonder, Hip-hop Will Rule At Hangout Festival, Gulf Shores

By Michael West | 17th May 2013

The Hangout Musical Festival returns to Gulf Shores, Alabama, this weekend with a pretty varied line-up including Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon and Tom Petty as well as a number of notable hip-hop acts. Though...

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Dave Grohl Introduces Rush To 'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame'

By Hayley Avron | 19th April 2013

Rush were the undoubted highlight of last night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction at the Nokia theatre. Having been waiting for this moment since 1998, the band was finally invited in to the...

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Flavor Flav Will Stand Charges Over Alleged Butcher's Knife Incident

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th April 2013

Oh Flavor Flav, what have you (allegedly) done? See, we say allegedly, because he’s innocent until proven guilty. And he’ll be trying to prove that innocence in a court of law, a judge has determined.William...

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First Time Hall Of Fame Success For Canadian Rockers Rush

By Hayley Avron | 12th December 2012

It’s taken a while but at last, the work of those hard-lobbying Rush fans has paid off and the band have got into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the very first year...

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Rush, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna Summer, Heart And Albert King Are All In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th December 2012

The latest Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees look, as ever, like a who's who of cultural icons. Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush make their long awaited entry, while Public Enemy - with their recent...

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Pictures: Greatest Hits Set Seals Storming Freeze Festival Finale By Public Enemy

By Contributor | 29th October 2012

Public Enemy Performing At The Freeze Festival in LondonPublic Enemy brought the house down at the Freeze Festival in London, as they closed the event on Saturday (October 27, 2012) with a greatest hits set...

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Police Report: Flavor Flav Ripped Out Fiancee's Earring

By Hayley Avron | 19th October 2012

More details have emerged regarding Flavor Flav’s arrest for domestic assault earlier this week.A report from TMZ reveals that the Public Enemy rapper “violently threw his fiancee to the ground” and “ripped out her earring.”...

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Public Enemy, Indeed: Flavor Flav Jailed For Domestic Battery, Assault

By Hayley Avron | 18th October 2012

Flavor Flav has been arrested and jailed in Las Vegas on a charge of misdemeanour domestic battery and felony assault. According to Reuters, the 53 year-old Public Enemy rapper was arguing with his wife and...

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Flavor Flav Is A Public Enemy Again As He Is Arrested And Jailed For 'Assault With A Deadly Weapon'

By Lorna Greville  | 17th October 2012

Flavor Flav, rapper and reality-tv star, has been arrested and put in jail after threatening his fiancee's son with a knife, reports the Associated Press.This is far from Flav's first brush with the law, having...

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15 Nominees Up For The 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: A Look At The Candidates

By Contributor | 4th October 2012

There have been no less than 15 nominees put up for a spot in the 2013 class of the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, including some real heavyweights -as you'd expect - like Rush,...

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Public Enemy Head Eclectic List Of Nominees

By Hayley Avron | 4th October 2012

Public Enemy may not be the first band that you think of when you think of the phrase ‘rock n roll’ but the ground-breaking hip-hop group have been nominated as one of 2013’s potential inductees...

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: 2013 Nominations Are In!

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th October 2012

The 2013 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductee wannabes are in, and they include Public Enemy, Rush and Deep Purple, reports Rolling Stone. This year's other hopefuls are Albert King, Chic, Donna Summer, Heart,...

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Cyrus Getting Sexy: Miley Cyrus Matures For Two And A Half Men

By Hayley Avron | 26th September 2012

Miley Cyrus is shaking off her Hannah Montana image and getting saucy with her forthcoming Two and a Half Men appearance. Miley, 19, landed a guest spot on the popular sitcom and plays the daughter...

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What A Gaffe! Flavor Flav Mistakes Miley Cyrus For Gwen Stefani

By Hayley Avron | 24th September 2012

Flavor Flav made a bit of a fool of himself at the iHeartRadio Festival over the weekend. The Public Enemy member (he’s the one with the over-sized clocks) was filmed meeting Gwen Stefani backstage at...

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Fireworks On Surreal Life Third Season Opener

6th September 2004

Larger-than-life Danish star BRIGITTE NIELSEN and PUBLIC ENEMY hypeman FLAVOR FLAV made enemies of each other on the first day of filming reality show THE SURREAL LIFE when she challenged the rapper for talking over...

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