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Exclusive: Sammy Hagar and Gary Cherone on the new Van Halen record

Last month, after Van Halen dropped A Different Kind of Truth (Interscope) — the rock legends' first album of all new material with original singer David Lee Roth in almost three decades—fans and detractors alike took to the Internet to vote yea or nay
Inconvenient Truth
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  March 09, 2012
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Interview: Keith Lockhart

"There's always some set of events, positive or negative, that color the lens that people see the Fourth of July through."
America's bandleader prepares for another Fourth
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 03, 2009
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Technical difficulties

Last week, Tristan da Cunha and I brainstormed some strategies by which they might finally hit the big time. Like, getting a charismatic frontman.
The trouble with Tristan da Cunha
By MATT PARISH  |  June 26, 2009
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This way out

This week, we study the Portland diaspora, and Hudson Eakin has gone to Worcester, of all places. Isn't that like all the worst parts of Maine and none of the best?
Hudson Eakin's solo project reaches for the Bandages
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 25, 2009
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Voice of regeneration

Havens, who comes to the MFA this Sunday, has been following his muse since he was a child.
Richie Havens rages on 40 years after Woodstock
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 16, 2008
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One day at a time

Covered in Bees have never taken themselves too seriously, have a ton of talent and experience, play a style of music that's not known for its complexity, and are therefore well suited to taking a whack at this 24-hour album concept.
Covered in Bees' 24 Hour Album
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 05, 2008


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Sexual Halen

Good news from the literary delivery room: the ignoble genre of rock biography has just given birth to its first genuine comedy.
The little Dutch boys who could
By JAMES PARKER  |  October 23, 2007
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I scream, you scream

Kids still stream toward the siren song and that holy grail — frozen treats in paper packaging, paradise in the guise of a push-up pop.
A salute to ice cream trucks
By DAVID MASHBURN  |  August 27, 2007

The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 80-71



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Worst in breed: Music

Who are the unsexiest music men of 2007?
The 100 Unsexiest men 2007
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 12, 2007

Worst in breed: Media

Who are the unsexiest media men of 2007?
The 100 Unsexiest men 2007
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 12, 2007


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Do what they mean

When 2006 wraps up, it’ll be hard to think of another show as fun as the Big Easy’s stage for the Best Music Poll Festival back in May, with Cosades and Loverless opening for Rock Kills Kid.
Loverless are a lean Fighter machine
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 20, 2006
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On the Racks: June 6

David Lee Roth, AFI, Cheap Trick, Camera Obscura, Elvis Costello, and Live
From Strummin' with the Devil to a revived Live
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 06, 2006