Eddie Van Halen

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    May 21, 2012

    Van Halen at Xcel Energy Center, 5/19/12

    Van HalenXcel Energy Center, St. PaulSaturday, May 19, 2012The David Lee Roth-led version of Van Halen is a throwback to a time when arena rock actually rocked. Seven albums worth of great material, combined with an apparently sobered-up Eddie Van Halen sounding better than ever these days, meant th ... More >>

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    November 14, 2011

    Deer Tick at Triple Rock Social Club, 11/12/11

    Photo by Scott Alario​Deer Tick November 12, 2011 Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Saturday night at the Triple Rock, the audience got to see something special. It was the sight of a band headed for greatness, right at the cusp of something bigger. It was palpable and it was obvious that ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Marnie Stern at the 7th St. Entry, 7/3/11

    Tom Pilcher​Marnie Stern July 3, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis Experimental guitar player Marnie Stern took a break from her high-profile opening gigs with the Flaming Lips on Sunday night at the Entry to burn through a shorter set of newer material with her noisy trio. Stern's impressive f ... More >>

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    May 15, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: May 8-14

    Dinkytowner to close, Mallman to release a new album, Stone Arch details, Art-a-Whirl & next week's best new releases.

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    May 13, 2009
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    March 4, 2009

    While his ukulele gently weeps

    Four years after becoming one of the first YouTube phenomenons, ukulele prodigy Jake Shimabukuro is still flying high

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    October 10, 2007

    Reservoir Dog Days

    The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek

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    January 8, 2007
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    September 6, 2006

    Modest Martsch

    Built to Spill's Doug Martsch on the difference between being a guitar god and a guitar guy

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    August 11, 2004

    Wasting Their Hate

    I'm okay. You're okay. Metallica are not okay until they stop being a bunch of friggin' wimps

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    December 31, 2003

    Artists of the Year

    Iraq. SARS. Jay Leno, Still on television practically every night. Yeah, 2003 was about as much fun as a social disease.

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    June 2, 1999

    Fresh Meat for Rotting Puppets

    With a new lineup and reissued back catalog, the last great punk band of the '80s gets lost on the freeway again

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    October 22, 1997
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    February 7, 1996