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NEWS DIGEST - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Thin_lizzy It's been almost 30 years since Thin Lizzy recorded their seminal live album, Live And Dangerous. Now, the remaining members of the band are to play the  LP in its entirety during their forthcoming November/December 2007 UK tour. "This album meant too much, not only to us as a band, but to our fans as well, to let the 30th anniversary of its recording pass without celebrating it in some way", says guitarist Scott Graham.

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Here are those Lizzy dates in full:

Leicester De Montfort Hall (Nov 22)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (23)
Ipswich Regent (24)
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall (26)
Birmingham Academy (27)
Cardiff St David's Hall (28)
Glasgow Academy (30)
Aberdeen Music Hall (Dec 1)
Newcastle City Hall (2)
Sheffield City Hall (4)
Manchester Apollo (5)
Liverpool University (6)
Bristol Colston Hall (8)
Southampton Guildhall (9)
Exeter University (10)
Folkstone Leas Cliff (12)
London Hammersmith (13)

- Radiohead participated in an exclusive webcast over the weekend, which saw the band perform several of their own songs, as well as a few interesting cover versions. You can watch a few of highlights here.

- The Who have officially re-launched their website, www.thewho.com. Although you can roam most of the site for free, there is a subscription service option that gives users access to exclusive content as well as the 2-CD set View From A Backstage Pass - a selection of Who live tracks complete with 24-page colour booklet.

- A tribute concert celebrating the life of Jeff Buckley will be held at The Key Club on Sunset Boulevard in L.A, on the late star's birthday (November 15). Jack Osborne is set to host the event.

- Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones movie Shine A Light has a new release date - April 4, 2008. The film shows the band in the lead up to their 2006 show at New York's Beacon Theater. The gig featured the Stone's performing with the likes of Buddy Guy, Jack White and, erm, Christina Aguilera.

- Natavia Lowery has been arrested for the murder of former Ramones manager, Linda Stein. Lowery, Stein's personal assistant, confessed to bludgeoning her employer to death after Stein's yelling propelled her into a rage. Stein was found dead in her Fifth Avenue apartment on October 30.

- New York Magazine have posted a superb collection of clips charting some of the Big Apple's musical high points. Delve in HERE.

- Happy 62nd Birthday Neil Young! Here's the great man in action at Massey Hall in 1971.

Posted by Ross_Bennett at 02:40PM | Categories: News