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  • Concert news: O.A.R., Foster the People, Cavo, Of Montreal, the Magnetic Fields

    Concert news: O.A.R., Foster the People, Cavo, Of Montreal, the Magnetic Fields
    Merriweather Post Pavilion has announced its first summer concert of 2012. It'll be the indie band Foster the People. The band, out with debut album "Torches," will play June 10. The album has already been certified Gold by the RIAA, which is probably...
  • Bill that will 'break the Internet' delayed until 2012

    Bill that will 'break the Internet' delayed until 2012
    A congressional vote on an anti-piracy bill that Internet heavyweights like Google say would be an online Armageddon has been delayed until 2012. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which was introduced in the House of Representatives in late October,...
  • Wikipedia, Reddit plan blackout in SOPA protest

    Wikipedia, Reddit plan blackout in SOPA protest
    A handful of large websites will go dark on Wednesday to protest an anti-piracy bill that critics say will wreck the Internet as we know it. Wikipedia, user-submitted news site Reddit, the blog Boing Boing and the Cheezburger network of comedy sites...
  • Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk

    Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk
    A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents. In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
  • 'Anonymous' hackers claim to take down Justice Department, Universal Music websites

    'Anonymous' hackers claim to take down Justice Department, Universal Music websites
    Hackers aligned with the global cyber-collective known as Anonymous have claimed responsibility for taking down at least six prominent websites, including those of the US Department of Justice and Universal Music Group, in retaliation for charges levied...
  • Want an app? There could be a tax for that

    Want an app? There could be a tax for that
    That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The bill is part of a...
  • Hundreds of pirated DVDs seized after traffic stop in Elmwood Park

    Hundreds of pirated DVDs seized after traffic stop in Elmwood Park
    A couple was arrested after authorities found hundreds of pirated DVDs during a traffic stop in Elmwood Park, authorities said Friday. Paula Loaiza, 35, and Juan Salgado, 29, were pulled over near the intersection of Grand and 75th avenues on Jan. 26 for...
  • A Look Back To Whitney Houston's Legendary Career

    A Look Back To Whitney Houston's Legendary Career
    As a singer and as a person, Whitney Houston had been described as larger than life. The numbers speak to that, adding up to a legendary career. 2 Years that Houston took to make her first album after iconic music producer Clive Davis discovered her...
  • Rap star Drake to headline Virginia Beach's amphitheater in May

    Rap star Drake to headline Virginia Beach's amphitheater in May
    Hip-hop fans will remember that Drake was set to play Hampton Coliseum back in November. That show was canceled due to what was described as a scheduling conflict. The show has been rescheduled, but not at Hampton Coliseum. Promoters announced today that...
  • No Limits

    There truly are 'No Limits' to the relationship between legendary rock-n-roll band Foreigner and Texas Motor Speedway. Foreigner and Texas Motor Speedway collaborated on a remix of the band's hit song 'Hot Blooded' that incorporates lyrics supporting the...
  • Train, Stanley Clarke, Cheap Trick to play American Music Festival in Virginia Beach

    Train, Stanley Clarke, Cheap Trick to play American Music Festival in Virginia Beach
    Each Labor Day weekend, the American Music Festival brings a variety of big-name acts to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. We learned this week that the 2012 edition will feature Train, Stanley Clarke, Cheap Trick and .38 Special. Other groups set to...