Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies at 41

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner said. He was 41.

Coroner spokesman Brian Elias said…

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies at 41

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner said. He was 41.

Coroner spokesman Brian Elias said…

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies at 41: L.A. coroner

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner says. He was 41.

Coroner spokesman Brian Elias said authorities are investigating Bennington’s…

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Jada Pinkett Smith says she was a drug dealer when she met Tupac Shakur in Baltimore

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Actress and Baltimore native Jada Pinkett Smith has been vocal about her relationship with the late rapper Tupac Shakur for years — most recently, to set the record straight about what she considers inaccuracies the recent Shakur biopic “All Eyez on Me.”

But Wednesday, Pinkett Smith revealed a…

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The Who roar to life at MGM National Harbor

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

After a lifetime of hearing the music of one of the all-time great bands — whether listening, as a fan, or simply absorbing it, through the culture — there’s something about finding yourself in the same room with it. Particularly when the band produces a sound as distinctive as the Who does, with…

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Artscape headliner Sheila E. wants to ‘pull this country together’ through protest songs

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Last year, the singer-songwriter and percussionist Sheila E. was busy working on two albums — a dance record and a tribute to her longtime friend and collaborator Prince — but neither felt completely right at the time.

Her mind kept coming back to the polarized state of American discourse, exacerbated,…

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Music festival aims to raise awareness of addiction, support for recovery

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Just minutes before the Addiction and Recovery Awareness Musicfest in Westminster was to begin Saturday, Debbie Sabock of Manchester and friend Laurie Robinson of Westminster were seated front and center. But they weren’t there just for the lineup of rock, rap and acoustic music.

Both were there…

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Baltimore got a whole lotta love from Led Zeppelin

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Forty-four years ago this month, Led Zeppelin stormed onto the stage at the Baltimore Civic Center for a concert that ended with 10 people arrested and some 4,000 ticketless music fans milling about outside.

“Groups of disappointed concert-goers rushed around the building, trying  doors,” The Sun…

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Rhythm of recovery: Friends use past struggles with addiction to found music festival

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Jesse Tomlin hit a low point five years ago, alone in a hotel room, struggling to find sobriety from the depths of an addiction that had dogged him since he was 18. Just moments after shooting up he thought, “This is miserable.”

He got sober, but after relapsing a third time, the 29-year-old Westminster…

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Jenners respond to lawsuit over T-shirts with Tupac Shakur’s image

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

The fashion label for Kendall and Kylie Jenner said this week that it only sold two “vintage” T-shirts with late rapper Tupac Shakur’s image on them before pulling the items from stores.The Kendall + Kylie brand released a statement in response to a copyright infringement lawsuit filed Friday by…

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Bus trip: A local artist and documentary crew are hunting for a Woodstock icon

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

In a now-iconic photo of ’60s counterculture, one Woodstock attendee scowls at the camera, while another looks into the distance at a crowd thousands strong. But it is the bus they’re perched on, not the people themselves, that eventually became famous.

The old Volkswagen Kombi is covered in colors…

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Tupac told Madonna he broke up with her because of race, newly surfaced letter reveals

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

It seems like a relationship between rapper Tupac Shakur and pop superstar Madonna at the height of their careers would have been fodder for the world’s tabloids. Instead, it was mostly rumor. And, as with so much of Tupac’s life, many of the specific details were lost with his death in 1996.

In…

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Clyde’s music venue to replace Tomato Palace in downtown Columbia

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Downtown Columbia will welcome a new live music venue later this year as Clyde’s Restaurant Group and Columbia developer Howard Hughes Corp. announced plans Wednesday to close and convert The Tomato Palace into a performance venue for musicians.

Tom Meyer, president of Clyde’s Restaurant Group,…

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R. House to begin hosting live entertainment this summer

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Remington food hall R. House will introduce live music and other entertainment before the end of the summer, said general manager Peter DiPrinzio. The Baltimore liquor board approved the request last week.

R. House is still determining the different styles of entertainment it will host, but DiPrinzio…

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit offer a voice of reason at Merriweather Post Pavilion

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

A near-constant breeze swept through the open-air Merriweather Post Pavilion on Friday night, but there was a palpable warmth shared throughout the venue that had little to do with the 90-degree weather.

The man largely responsible for it sensed it, too, describing the two-hour set as an “[i]ncredible…

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Sir Duke Bar & Liquor Store to open in former Bad Decisions space

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

A new tavern and liquor store is preparing to open in the former home of Bad Decisions and the Get Down in Fells Point.

Sir Duke Bar & Liquor Store will open July 12 in the 6,000-square-foot space at 701 S. Bond St.

Bad Decisions most recently operated in the building after relocating from Fleet…

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Jay-Z gets personal and deep on new album ‘4:44’

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Jay-Z gets personal and deep on his new album, opening up about his relationship with Beyonce, the elevator fight with Solange and his children.

The icon released “4:44” on Friday, and it quickly became a trending topic online and on social media. On the title track, he apologizes to Beyonce for…

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Drake dined at Azumi Thursday night, requested new Jay-Z album be played on speakers

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Be prepared for a serious case of F.O.M.O (a.k.a. Fear Of Missing Out).

If you were at Harbor East restaurant Azumi on Thursday night, you could have listened to the Jay-Z album and met Drake.

The “Six God” himself was dining in Baltimore, and like most hip-hop heads, the Toronto rapper was listening…

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Jay Z raps about relationship with Beyonce on ‘4:44’

Source: Baltimore Sun » Music

Jay-Z gets personal and deep on his new album, opening up about his relationship with Beyonce, the elevator fight with Solange and his children.

The icon released “4:44” on Friday, and it quickly became a trending topic online and on social media. On the title track, he apologizes to Beyonce for…

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Episode 38: Wonder Woman, Wonder Me?

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We spoil Wonder Woman and perhaps a little bit of #OnceUponATime. Listen here! Then we move into a quiz with only one real winner. Special guest, our Floridian Feminist Friend.

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