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Spencer Kaufman is the Editor-in-Chief of Loudwire. He grew up playing stickball and basketball in Brooklyn, N.Y., before graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Communication Arts. He has been a professional music journalist for more than a decade in New York City. He digs punk, hardcore and industrial music, and fondly remembers the time Iggy Pop landed on him after a stage dive. His favorite movie is 'Taxi Driver' and he once played in a fictional college band called the Raging De Niros.
Cheap Trick
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Cheap Trick Rock New York City Gig to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of ‘At Budokan’

Cheap Trick took their arena-friendly sounds to an intimate setting in New York City on Sunday night (April 28) to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the performances that were recorded for their landmark live album 'Cheap Trick at Budokan.'

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Liz Ramanand,
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John Fogerty, Rick Springfield + Stevie Nicks Rock NYC With Dave Grohl and the ‘Sound City’ Players

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters and Nirvana fame assembled an all-star cast of musicians for his new documentary 'Sound City,' and for the lucky fans in select cities, he has been taking the show on the road with him. Following performances in Park City, Utah, and Los Angeles, the Sound City Players hit New York City for a one-night stand last night (Feb. 13) at Hammerstein Ballroom.

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David Bowie
RCA Victor

David Bowie ‘Ziggy Stardust’ Deluxe Vinyl/DVD Giveaway

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of David Bowie's seminal album 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars,' Ultimate Classic Rock is teaming up with to give away a copy of the new deluxe vinyl/DVD package as well as two runners-up prizes of the the newly remastered 40th anniversary edition CD.

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Paul Weller
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Paul Weller Rocks Intimate New York City Gig

Paul Weller, the legendary frontman of '70s mod-punk pioneers the Jam and '80s soulful New Wave group the Style Council, played an intimate show Thursday (May 17) at New York City's John Varvatos store, better known to those in the music world as the former home of the influential punk-rock club CBGB.

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