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24th April 2014

Reunited rockers The Replacements are to play their first headlining show in their native Minneapolis, Minnesota since 1991 in September (14). The group has confirmed it will be performing at St. Paul’s Midway Stadium on...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Joins The Replacements At Coachella

19th April 2014

Billie Joe Armstrong made a surprise appearance at the second weekend of the Coachella festival by joining rockers The Replacements onstage.The band, which reunited in 2012 after more than 20 years, was one of the...

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Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire Headline Coachella

9th January 2014

OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire will headline this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Hip-hop act OutKast, featuring Andre 3000 and Big Boi, are reuniting for the event at the Empire Polo Fields...

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Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire To Headline Coachella 2014

By Joe Wilde | 9th January 2014

Coachella 2014 will be returning to Indio, California, this spring for a two-weekend spectacular that will see some of the world's biggest performers gather in one polo field in the middle of the desert. This...

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Nirvana Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2014

16th October 2013

Nirvana lead the nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014. The 'Come As You Are' hitmakers are among several acts up for the honour and should the grunge group make the cut...

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The Replacements Reunite At Riot Fest

26th August 2013

Rockers The Replacements hit the stage at the Riot Fest in Toronto, Canada on Sunday (25Aug14) for their first show in over 20 years.Frontman Paul Westerberg joked about the time between gigs during the band's...

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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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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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The Replacements Returning To Stage After 22 Years

14th June 2013

Veteran punk rockers The Replacements are set to make their live comeback this summer (13) after 22 years away from the stage.Original members Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson reunited last October (12) to record a...

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The Replacements Reunite To Raise Money For Sick Guitarist

4th October 2012

Rockers The Replacements have reunited to record a limited edition Ep to raise money for the band's former guitarist as he recovers from a stroke.The band now only boasts two of its original members, singer...

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Stinson Holding Online Auction For Haiti

9th August 2010

THE REPLACEMENTS bassist TOMMY STINSON is selling off a collection of rock memorabilia to raise money for the child victims of the Haitian earthquake.The rocker, 43, will hold the auction on his website later this...

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Replacements Drummer Found Dead

28th August 2008

Former THE REPLACEMENTS drummer STEVE FOLEY has died from an accidental prescription drug overdose. He was 49. Foley joined the pop-rock band in 1990 after founding members Tommy Stinson and Paul Westerberg reportedly met him...

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Clash Hit Voted Worst Of The Best

8th May 2008

THE CLASH hit SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO has topped a new poll of bad songs by good bands. The track was selected the worst of the best by editors at Spinner.com. A...

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Fascinating Fact 2096

14th September 2006

THE REPLACEMENTS star PAUL WESTERBERG is the unlikely pick to pen tracks for the upcoming animated movie OPEN SEASON. He jokes, "I figured it was time to find another avenue of show business to flop...

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Two-time Oscar Nominee Jack Warden Dead At 85

22nd July 2006

Veteran actor JACK WARDEN has died in New York. He was 85. The Emmy-winning HEAVEN CAN WAIT star, who was twice nominated for an Academy Award, was born JOHN H LEBZELTER in September, 1920. He...

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The Replacements Star Replaces Soul Asylum Bassist

7th April 2006

Former THE REPLACEMENTS bassist TOMMY STINSON has joined rockers SOUL ASYLUM for their comeback. Stinson replaces KARL MUELLER, who lost his battle with throat cancer last year (05). Stinson has joined the RUNAWAY TRAIN hitmakers...

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Replacements Reunite

31st March 2006

The two surviving original members of cult 1980s act THE REPLACEMENTS have reunited to record two new songs for a greatest hits album. Frontman PAUL WESTERBERG, bass player TOMMY STINSON and drummer CHRIS MARS recently...

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Keanu: 'Fighting Is Getting Harder'

12th March 2005

KEANU REEVES is finding that action movies are taking their toll on him physically as he hits middle-age. The MATRIX star, 40, has incurred dramatic injuries whilst filming fight scenes, and admits that tussling...

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