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Sc-Fi Rock Opera Featuring Mountain's Corky Laing to Get Its US Premiere Tonight in NYC

Gonzo MultimediaA new sci-fi rock opera called Playing God co-written by and featuring Mountain drummer Corky Laing will get its U.S. premiere on Thursday at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College in New York City.  The production, which is based on a 2013 album of the same name, focuses on the ethical questions raised by genetic intervention.  Admittance is free to the one-night-only performance.... Read more

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Todd Rundgren Says Songs on New Album “Global” Are About Getting People to Unite

Esoteric AntennaEarlier this month, Todd Rundgren released a new album titled Global, which finds the prolific singer/songwriter exploring the same electronic sounds featured prominently on his previous studio effort, 2013’s State.  But while some of State‘s songs looked at the alienation mankind is experiencing in this technologically advanced era, Rundgren says a major theme behind Global‘s tunes is the idea that people need to work together to help solve the world’s problems.... Read more

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The Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well Concerts to Be Available as Pay-per-View Special and Webcast

Courtesy of The Grateful DeadLast week, The Grateful Dead‘s surviving members announced that their three sold-out Fare Thee Well concerts at Chicago’s Soldier Field — on July 3, 4 and 5 — will be screened live in theaters across the U.S.  Now, plans have been unveiled for those shows to be shown as a live, high-definition pay-per-view broadcast via satellite and cable providers, and on mobile devices.... Read more

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