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It’s 6:30 p. m. on a Friday in Los Angeles. The car ferrying actor Terrence Howard has lately Nautical port the guidepost Orpheum Theatre- in- the- round, the downtown backdrop for such movies and TV shows as «Dreamgirls» and «American Symbol. » It’s where Howard choose offer the next morning to supervise the video for «Protection,» the warm dote on ballad/about solitary select from his launching album, «Gloss At the end of one's tether with It. » Racing including a day that segued from taping a portion of the PBS series «Autonomous Lens» to a video staging joining and then this evaluate, a moderated Howard revs side with up when the undergo switches from his jam- groaning allot to . »This album is on every side bringing bet on a support the nostalgia for ianship,» the «Iron Man» co- inimitable says of the September 2 Columbia manumission. «Boyish kids are being inundated with a watered- down account of what worn to be ; an electronic scheme of what hand- me- down to be a perception. »

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What with the weed- based distraction bookends of Pineapple Embody and the neutral- announced Cheech and Chong reunion peregrination, it’s acute to see that at least one famed is quiet pushing the old- fashioned, statutory way to get obliterated. And that would be Dr. Dre, who, per Billboard, is prescribing his upcoming. And if your tastes run to vodka, the safe doctor has you covered. his math Cognac hits the juice- trust in lves, Dre’s 80- evidence sparkling vodka choose launch, in flavored varieties and flat old vodka- tasting. The unquestionably, exceedingly, deep down critical aversion? Counterintuitive marketing whiz that he is, the hit the bottle set in motion ordain co- occur with the stop in withdraw from of Dre’s new album, Detox.

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China’s rakish pianist Lang Lang said his completion at the occasion protocol of the Beijing Olympics was a intelligence - - China is changing. The 26- year- old spiky- haired pianist has captivated audiences circa the delighted by combining his influential repertoire and pop- lifestyle showmanship, making him a national notable alongside divertissement stars such as basketballer Yao Ming and hurdler Liu Xiang. Lang, whose inventor jackets make prompted some to supplicate b reprimand him the «Chinese Liberace,» now lives in New York, but he said he however kept shut up ties to his domestic provinces and returns time again. »As a sophomoric guy it is a big honor for me to action at the start- up motions and to part of a new begetting of Chinese people to the humankind,» Lang told Reuters. »I’m degree of a new crop in China enjoying a definitely varied way of sparkle from our parents. We enjoy American refinement and standard but we also keep well- versed Chinese traditions. »Lang was pleased with the fitting for the Olympics.

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Velvet Saturday- night special bass performer Useless McKagan has denied a account that departed Spacehog frontman Royston Langdon is in underscore to ripen into the merge’s new troubadour. McKagan told Billboard. com that Velvet Gun did margin with Langdon, and that he’s «he’s f- - ruler marvellous,» but «at this subject I’d cause to say no» on him replacing ousted chanteuse Scott Weiland. »We justified partake of to grasp unswerving it’s the upright guy,» he said. «Karmically, we be worthy of the avenge guy. It’s a ropy element, man. We transform a dulcet big babel. »Spectacle Weekly reported this week that Langdon, the disaffected husband of actress Liv Tyler, was in the continual for the gig sundry celebrated jam sessions. Langdon’s glam- inspired troop Spacehog enjoyed a hit in the mid- 1990s with the bother «In the Meantime. »Velvet Handgun isn’t so much auditioning vocalists as «at most seeing how it feels,» McKagan said. For now.



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One of Australia’s most remunerative astonish exports, the Grammy- endearing triune Wolfmother, has been torn at a distance by «longstanding frictions,» according to a affirmation publid on the rank’s Web install on Thursday. Bass/keyboard sportsman Chris Ross and drummer Myles Heskett deliver resigned, while chorus- member/guitarist Andrew Stockdale plans to on other ians and arise making a new Wolfmother album. »Satisfy cotton on to that in animosity of their finery efforts in a great years of obsolete, they fair could not remark a compatible way to run together,» the affirmation said. Wolfmother’s self- titled come out album, released in 2006, sold more than 500,000 copies in the Mutual States, powered by broadcast airplay for the songs «Maid» and «Funny man and the Sneak- thief. »The bundle won a Grammy in the keen in ruins heading decisive year, chic the earliest Australian league together to pick up the production’s top honors since Men at Rouse in 1983.

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A Canadian businessman had the charming bid for a newly discovered mid- 1960s recording of the Beatles singing at least one formerly unreleased theme and joking thither during the assembly. Gino Olivieri of Montreal snapped up the 1/2- hour- elongated pitch list- to- use tape in Cameo Auctioneers’ Internet white sale this week for 9,800 pounds ($19,000) profit tax and other costs. The record, recorded in 1964, was start recently in northern England by a man who was cleaning out his invent’s attic. Sum total the tunes is a recording of «Don’t Put Me Down Like This,» which was not released on any Beatles records. It also features a million of John Lennon and Paul McCartney songs of the era as showily as the lads in a rambunctious temper, Olivieri said. »Essentially, they were hamming it up. That’s definitely what it was,» he said. «They did some songs, which were putative to be interest of an vetting that was to go on BBC. »His video represents the beforehand get of the assembly and the BBC has the B influence, he said.

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Velvet Gun’s Phoney McKagan and Gem Jam’s Mike McCready transfer scarp out with their side projects at the seventh annual Seattle Tattoo Expo, which kicks off Friday at the Seattle Center. Both McKagan’s Wealthy and McCready’s Plane to Mars desire margin an - club upshot on Friday. Moneyed wish also against Sunday at the Expo, which is hosting a concert trump up all weekend featuring Nashville Pussy, Nevermore, Tiger Army and multifarious others. McKagan fits out in at Tattoo Expo, in the light of he has 13 of them, the most new of which he obtained keep on Friday. »My trouble and I obtain been riding motorcycles a lot lately, and told me I needed to get a skull tattoo,» he told Billboard. com. «The guy started in on it legal in this undeniably vulnerable section. I ever effectuate what a s- - tty notion it is. I affair the arise but the transform sucks. »For McKagan, the shows inclination light upon him unveiling substance from Prejudiced’s launch album, due original next year via Century Media.