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The Big Hurt: Dr Pepper sickens Axl

Unless we act fast, the darkest chapter in American æsthetic history may soon be revisited.
Plus Creed threaten to exist again; Camp Freddy awful
By DAVID THORPE  |  December 09, 2008
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The Big Hurt: Jammin’ with Nordstrom

“I am stoked to collaborate with Nordstrom,” said Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz in a recent press release.
Living guy sells out; dead guy sells out; living guys die
By DAVID THORPE  |  April 01, 2008
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The big hurt: Hello, goodbye

I should probably explain that this is not the same David Thorpe who recently resigned from a different local newspaper where he wrote a beloved weekly column very, very much like this one.
And a warm hello to STP, Britney, and Lily Allen
By DAVID THORPE  |  February 20, 2008
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The good fight

The Cold War’s first recording doesn’t sound like anything on the Providence music scene, which is curious.
The Cold War; Daughters; Summerfest Providence; and more!
By BOB GULLA  |  August 14, 2007
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Midsummer muses

It’s been almost 20 years since Corgan first bared his barren soul to the world and not a whole lot has changed.
Smashing Pumpkins redux and Velvet Revolver
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 23, 2007
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Chemical imbalance

“We’re Velvet Revolver . . . and we still play motherfucking rock ’n’ roll!”
Velvet Revolver, Avalon, May 16, 2007
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 21, 2007