Author Archives: BrooklynVegan Staff

Pinegrove’s Evan Stephens Hall apologizes for sexual coercion, cancels tour

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Pinegrove frontman Evan Stephens Hall has posted a statement saying that he has been accused of sexual coercion. He writes, “my actions have caused someone i care about deep emotional pain and i am so sorry.” Here’s the full statement…

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hundreds of victims of Vegas shooting suing Live Nation & MGM Resorts

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Hundred of victims of the deadly mass shooting at Las Vegas music festival Route 91 Harvest Music Fest are suing the festival’s promoter, Live Nation, as well as MGM Resorts.

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What’s going on Tuesday?

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Bob Dylan / Mavis Staples, Jonathan Richman, Dipset, Heems, Hot Tuna, a night of Lemon Twigs-related groups, and more Tuesday show options.

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Cheap Trick paid tribute to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young at Capitol Theatre (pics, video, setlist)

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Cheap Trick covered AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell” in tribute to their friend and onetime tourmate Malcolm Young (who died this weekend)…

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Hot Water Music played Warsaw w/ Pete of Bouncing Souls, Strike Anywhere, Big Jesus (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

During the encore, they brought out Pete Steinkopf, guitarist of The Bouncing Souls (who Hot Water Music’s George Rebelo currently also drums for), to play the Souls’ “True Believers.” Watch video of that and see pics of the show…

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Luna wrapped up their tour with shows at WFMU Monty Hall & Brooklyn Steel (pics, setlists)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Luna wrapped up their fall tour with two NYC-area show: NJ’s WFMU Monty Hall on Friday (11/17) and Brooklyn Steel on Saturday (11/18). With one of their two new records this year being all covers, many of those songs featured in their sets…

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The Jesus & Mary Chain @ PlayStation Theater (pics, setlist)

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The Jesus & Mary Chain were back in NYC on Friday (11/17), playing PlayStation Theater on the fall leg of their Damage and Joy tour. The setlist was pretty similar to their Brooklyn Steel show back in May, though they did mix it up a little…

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At the Drive In’s “Incurably Innocent” references Scientologist Danny Masterson, alleged rapist

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cedric Bixler Zavala called “Incurably Innocent” “a song about sexual abuse and being able to finally speak out.” Specifically, its lyrics relate to his wife, Chrissie Carnell Bixler’s alleged rape by Danny Masterson.

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American Football, Land of Talk & Pure Bathing Culture @ Brooklyn Steel (pics)

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It was a double dose of indie rock comebacks at Brooklyn Steel last night (11/19), when the American Football / Land of Talk tour rolled through, with newer dream pop band Pure Bathing Culture making it an excellent triple bill…

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Morrissey defends Kevin Spacey & more controversial things in new interview

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Afterwards, they feel embarrassed or disliked. And then they turn it around and say: I was attacked, I was surprised, I was shattered into THE room. But if everything went well, and if it had given them a great career, they would not talk about it. I hate rape. I hate attacks. I hate sexual situations that are forced on someone. But in many cases one looks at the circumstances and thinks that the person who is considered a victim is merely disappointed.”

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Sarah Silverman discusses Louis CK: “Can you love someone who did bad things?”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

”I love Louis but Louis did these things. Both of these statements are true, so I just keep asking myself: ‘Can you love someone who did bad things? Can you still love them?’ I can mull that over later certainly, because the only people who matter right now are the victims.”

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Hot Snakes played new songs at Bell House w/ SAVAK & Piggies (pics, setlist)

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Back in August, Hot Snakes, who reunited in 2011, surprised us with the news that they would be releasing their first new album since 2004. It’s coming out in 2018 via Sub Pop, but first they’re debuting new songs on a BrooklynVegan-presented tour

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tix on sale: Tyler the Creator + Vince Staples, Hot Chip, Brian Posehn, more

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Plus: Matthew Dear, Craig David, Porches, The Atlas Moth, The Residents, and more NYC shows on sale today.

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John Cale played ‘VU & Nico’ at BAM w/ AnCo, MGMT, Kurt Vile, Oh Sees & more (videos, setlist)

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Joined by Animal Collective, MGMT, Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio), Connan Mockasin, Caroline Polacheck (Chairlift), Thee Oh Sees, Kurt Vile, and Sky Ferreira, John Cale played all of ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ and half of ‘White Light/White Heat.’

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