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Mickey Hart’s Accuser Speaks: Drummer ‘Threw Me Down,’ Kicked Me Off My Own Bus

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More details have leaked in the alleged assault case against former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, as TMZ reports the accuser claims the drummer beat him aboard his tour bus.

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Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart Issues Statement About Arrest Warrant

Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

As previously reported, an arrest warrant was issued earlier this week for former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart. Allegations of assault against Hart from a concert goer at a recent performance led to the warrant, but the musician denies any and all involvement in a new statement.

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Former Grateful Dead Drummer Mickey Hart Wanted by Police After Alleged Attack

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Vince Bucci, Getty Images

Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart is being sought by police for questioning after an alleged attack at a recent concert. TMZ reports that a warrant has been issued for Hart's arrest.

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Pigpen of the Grateful Dead – Rockers Who Died at Age 27

Rockers Who Died at 27
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Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan of the Grateful Dead died on March 8, 1973 at age 27.

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Grateful Dead 1969 Fillmore West CD Box Set Sells for Over $1000 on eBay

Grateful Dead Records
Grateful Dead Records

This Grateful Dead CD boxed set of the complete Fillmore West 1969 concerts sold for over a thousand bucks during a recent eBay auction. The operative word here is “complete” as these four concert discs, released in November of 2005 are not to be confused with the three-CD version that features the concert highlights only. This version is far more desirable to the purist and its limited availability took the bidding up to $1250.00.

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Jerry Garcia Tribute Concert Thrown by Bob Weir Webcast Tonight

Bob Weir
Cory Schwartz, Getty Images

In celebration of what would have been Jerry Garcia's 70th birthday on Aug. 1, his former guitarist in the Grateful Dead, Bob Weir, has organized a tribute concert for tonight (Aug. 3). The show will take place at Weir's TRI Studios in San Rafael, Calif., and will be webcast at their website beginning at 9:30PM Eastern.

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Grateful Dead Unveils Limited Edition Spring 1990 Box Set

Grateful Dead Spring 1990
Rhino

The Grateful Dead may be no more, but their music will live on forever in a series of archival releases that seem to have no end in sight. The Dead have announced the upcoming release of 'Spring 1990,' a massive 18-disc box set that spotlights six performances from the group's 25th Anniversary tour, which many fans have dubbed their "last great tour."

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Jerry Garcia – August 2012 Classic Rock Birthdays

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Get ready for a fantastic month of classic rock birthdays! Starting us out is none other than Grateful Dead legend Jerry Garcia.

This coming Aug. 1, fans will commemorate what would have been t

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Further Bassist Phil Lesh Expects More Touring, But No More Recording Albums

Phil Lesh
Cory Schwartz, Getty Images

Since the Grateful Dead's tenure wound down, bassist Phil Lesh and guitarist Bob Weir have kept their musical partnership going with the band Further. As touring was always the big draw for Grateful Dead, the same can be said for Further, and Lesh takes that assessment a step further.

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Audio Fidelity Announces Vinyl Reissue for ‘History of the Grateful Dead Vol. 1 (Bear’s Choice)’

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Sara D. Davis

Nearly 40 years after the Grateful Dead used it to get out of their contract with Warner Bros. -- and flout the traditions of the "greatest hits" record while they were at it -- the live album 'History of the Grateful Dead Vol. 1 (Bear's Choice)' is getting the vinyl reissue treatment.

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