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Josh Freese

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    September 15, 2014

    The Replacements at Midway Stadium, 9/13/14

    The Replacements with The Hold Steady and Lucero Midway Stadium, St. Paul Satuday, September 13, 2014 Paul Westerberg comes into the store where I work sometimes. He gets his shopping done, dips out quietly, and then walks his dog back home. Some of the cashiers don't even recognize him, but the fi ... More >>

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    September 9, 2014

    The Replacements perform "Alex Chilton" on The Tonight Show

    The Replacements made a huge splash on Tuesday evening's The Tonight Show. Leading up to this week's first Twin Cities show in 23 years, and a big concert in Queens at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, the guys busted through "Alex Chilton" with poise. Announced just last week, the performance marks ... More >>

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    July 22, 2014

    Replacements roadie Bill Sullivan writing '80s tour diary

    The reunited Replacements are hotter now than they were in their prime. Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson -- along with hired guns Josh Freese, Dave Minehan, and, for the time being, Billie Joe Armstrong -- are now headlining major festivals throughout the United States and Canada, along with rapidl ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    The Replacements at Shaky Knees Festival, 5/10/14

    The Replacements Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta Saturday, May 10, 2014 After a 25-minute downpour, causing a 10-minute delay to the start of their set, the Replacements took the stage in Atlanta to rapturous cheers -- despite their crowd not being quite as large as most of the weekends other main s ... More >>

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    April 23, 2014

    The Replacements to play Midway Stadium in September

    After 23 years away, the Replacements have a new Twin Cities date on the calendar.Last year, Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson returned to the stage with guitarist David Minehan and drummer Josh Freese for three Riot Fest dates in Toronto, Chicago, and Denver, and they just launched a series of 2014 ... More >>

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    April 12, 2014

    The Replacements at Coachella, 4/11/14

    The Replacements Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Indio, California April 11, 2014 Paul Westerberg wasn't exactly thrilled to be in the Southern California desert last night. "Headed out to San Francisco, definitely not L.A.," he once sang. During his latest reunion show with the Replacem ... More >>

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    December 11, 2013

    Twin Cities Music Yearbook 2013

    Low taught us how to drone, Prince brought back breakfast, and there were a million reunions

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    September 22, 2013

    The Replacements end Riot Fest Denver set on hilarious note [VIDEO]

    As predicted, the Replacements decided to close out their three-show Riot Fest reunion in style. Well, sort of. In a knowing nod to founding guitarist and drag aficionado Bob Stinson, frontman Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson dressed in pink skirts -- along with matching plaid western shirt ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013

    The Replacements break their 22-year live drought

    At Riot Fest in Toronto, the local legends had a swingin' reunion party

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    August 26, 2013

    The Replacements reunite at Riot Fest, 8/25/13

    The ReplacementsRiot FestFort York, TorontoSunday, August 25, 2013Three decades ago, Paul Westerberg's opening lyrics from the Replacements' "I Will Dare" asked no one in particular "How young are you? How old am I?" Now 53, the rock star with a serious J.D. Salinger streak -- who emerged in a plaid ... More >>

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    August 23, 2013

    Which songs must be on the Replacements reunion setlist?

    With 22 years for us all to think about it, there are options galore for the Replacements' headlining performance at Riot Fest in Toronto on Sunday. Their first show since 1991 could revisit any number of segments of the band's past -- perhaps even their "Hayday." The settling of time has elevated t ... More >>

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    August 21, 2013

    The Replacements' history memorialized in the Current's family tree

    In the ecosystem of rock 'n' roll, it's fascinating to see how the pieces of any great organization -- or disorganization -- fit together. When it comes to the Replacements, there are a lot of people who have been connected since when it began in the late '70s, and it's pretty hard to keep all of th ... More >>

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    August 17, 2013

    The Replacements' full band lineup finalized for Riot Fest shows

    There was no question that Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson were going to be part of the upcoming Replacements reunion shows to be staged at the three Riot Fests in the coming weeks. However, lead guitar and drums were up for grabs. On Friday, the Star Tribune's Chris Riemenschneider reported that ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Weezer at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, 9/3/11

    Photos by Nick Wosika​Weezer with Motion City SoundtrackAugust 3, 2011Minnesota State Fair GrandstandThey just don't make 'em like Weezer anymore.

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    September 14, 2010

    A Perfect Circle to resurface for short tour

    ​Be still, my teenage angst-heavy heart. News hit yesterday afternoon that A Perfect Circle, Maynard James Keenan of Tool's side project with former Smashing Pumpkin James Iha and omnipresent session drummer Josh Freese (Devo, Weezer, the Vandals, etc), among others, will re-emerge for a short tou ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    Taste of Minnesota, Devo, Santana

    This week's Critics' Picks

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    June 23, 2010
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    November 29, 2006

    Chinese Fire Drill

    Devotees have been waiting years for the new GNR album

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    August 5, 1998
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