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Dr. Demento presents star-studded punk tribute LP (Misfits, Weird Al, William Shatner & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A whole bunch of punk, new wave, indie/alt rock artists have come together to pay tribute to beloved radio personality and novelty music guru Dr. Demento on a new two-disc tribute titled Covered in Punk. Artists such as Nobunny, Joan Jett, The Dead Milkmen, Colleen Green, The Meatmen, Shonen Knife, The Vandals, Fred Schneider, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Los Straitjackets, Misfits, and more have covered classic songs that were staples of Dr Demento’s radio show…

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David Byrne appeared at the Bernie Worrell tribute, put out a remix & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The benefit for the legendary P-Funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell, who has lung cancer and needs help with his medical bills, went down at Webster Hall on Monday, April 4. The event ended up being even more star-studded than initially anticipated, with appearances by bandmates Bootsy Collins, and George Clinton, plus filmmaker Jonathan Demme, Meryl Streep, Rick Springfield, Mudbone, Nelson George, Questlove, Buckethead, Living Color, Paul Shaffer and many more…

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