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April 17, 2014 

AC/DC Announces Malcolm Young Taking A Break From The Band

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has put the kibosh on the recent flurry of rumors about the band retiring due to health concerns for one of the group's members.

Miley Cyrus Remains Hospitalized, More Shows Canceled

Miley Cyrus is postponing more concerts as she remains in a hospital for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

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Young Raises $6M In Kickstarter Campaign For Pono

Neil Young has raised more than $6 million through a Kickstarter campaign to fund the singer-songwriter's digital music project PonoMusic.

AEG Facilities Tapped To Manage Colorado Springs World Arena

AEG Facilities announced that they have signed a deal with The Colorado Springs World Arena to provide a range of services, including booking and sponsorship sales.

Spotify's Top 10 Most Viral & Streamed Tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 7, to Sunday April 13, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

Flash Boys Rules
Your anticipatory hype is forgotten in the endless tsunami of new data.
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Candlebox's Former Management Sues Hard Rock

Management company Lujen, former managers of 90s grunge-rock band Candlebox, have sued the Seminole Tribe, alleging that the defendants failed to follow through with a business deal to fund tours by the band.

Nirvana, Kiss And The E Street Band Join Rock Hall

Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band predictably turned its honor into a marathon.

Rapper Christ Bearer Critically Injured In Fall

Los Angeles police are reporting that rapper Andre Johnson severed his own penis and leapt from a Los Angeles apartment building on Wednesday morning.

Billy Porter

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Live Nation Buys Creativeman Out In Japan

Live Nation Entertainment announced that they have acquired Creativeman's minority stake in Live Nation Japan, leaving Live Nation with full ownership of the venture.


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03/27/14Vive Latino Festival: Nine Inch Nails, Zoe, Arcade Fire, Los Tigres del Norte, Placebo, Cut Copy, Calle 13 & others Foro Sol - Mexico City, Mexico OCESA-CIE 4/0 5,755,817 221,000 463,732 47.7% $129.93
03/15/14Electric Daisy Carnival: Avicii, Axwell, Steve Angello, Kaskade, Krewella, Bingo Players & others Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez - Mexico City, Mexico Insomniac/OCESA-CIE 2/0 2,700,386 57,099 73,530 77.7% $271.79
04/03/14Juan Gabriel Allstate Arena - Rosemont, IL Cardenas Marketing Network/Viva Entertainment 2/2 2,374,896 21,968 21,968 100% $250.00
04/12/14George Strait, Chris Young Tacoma Dome - Tacoma, WA The Messina Group/AEG Live 1/1 1,929,212 21,139 21,139 100% $96.50
04/01/14Billy Joel, Gavin DeGraw Quicken Loans Arena - Cleveland, OH The Cavaliers Operating Co. 1/1 1,888,450 18,259 18,259 100% $122.00
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Company: DCA Productions
Contact: Daniel Abrahamsen
Phone: 212-245-2063
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Artist: Warrior King
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Artist: The Motet
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Artist: Rock Legends Band
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Company: T&T Management & Booking Agency
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Artist: Danny & The Juniors
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Artist: The Whispers
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Artist: Lisa Ritner
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Company: Byway Entertainment
Contact: Richard Byford
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Artist: Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
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Company: IDEAL Entertainment
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Artist: Al Chez & The Brothers of Funk
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Contact: Marty Sonnenfeld
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Artist: Southern Drawl Band
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Company: McCoy Artists Group
Contact: Larry McCoy
Phone: 608-963-2795
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Artist: Romina Arena
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Company: New Music Group
Contact: Jay Hall
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Artist: The Ultimate 80's Tour featuring Missing Persons' Dale Bozzie, Bow Wow Wow and Gene Loves Jezebel
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