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Corey Taylor Rallying Stone Stour Street Team Members for SXSW Support

Corey Taylor of Stone Sour
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Corey Taylor may be a well-established name in the rock world, but there's an awful lot of competition for attention this coming week at Austin's South by Southwest music conference. As such, Taylor is turning to the Stone Sour street team for support during the major music week.

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Andrew W.K. Gets Party Started as Pitchman for ‘Fresh + Sexy Wipes,’ Plans SXSW Party

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Rocker Andrew W.K. knows a thing or two about partying hard, and now he knows how to stay clean before and after doing it. The musician has signed on as the new pitchman for Playtex's 'Fresh + Sexy Wipes,' helping pre- and post-coital couples everywhere feel a little fresher.

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Smashing Pumpkins Aim for New Album in 2014, Book 2013 SXSW Gig

Billy Corgan
Jason Kempin, Getty Images

The Smashing Pumpkins are back at work on new music. In a new interview with Interesting People Talking Wrestling, Pumpkins mastermind Billy Corgan reveals that he's been working on a new book, plus a new album from the band.

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Aranda, Young Guns + More Playing Wind-up Records 15th Anniversary Party at 2013 SXSW

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A good chunk of the music community will find themselves in Austin, Texas, next week for the South by Southwest music conference and that includes the artists celebrating Wind-up Records' 15th anniversary. UK upstarts Young Guns and hard rocking Oklahoma outfit Aranda are among the acts representing Wind-up while at SXSW.

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Upon a Burning Body Headline Sumerian Records Showcase at SXSW Festival

Upon a Burning Body
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Hard rocking metal label Sumerian Records will make sure that the metal community is represented well at the South by Southwest music conference next week. The label has just revealed the bands participating in their South by Southwest showcase, including Upon a Burning Body.

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South by Southwest 2013: Live Metal Music Guide

SXSW 2013
SXSW 2013

Since 1987, South by Southwest (SXSW) has been one of the most celebrated gatherings for music, film and interactive entertainment. As the largest music festival of its kind on the planet, SXSW will take over Austin, Texas, for 10 consecutive days, and we've got your essential guide to the metal showcases that will be taking place at the fest.

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Filed Under: Category: Concerts, Metal, News

Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players Confirm South by Southwest Performance

Dave Grohl
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

One of the worst kept secrets of South by Southwest has finally been confirmed as Dave Grohl will bring his Sound City Players to Austin for the South by Southwest music conference.

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Corey Taylor to Host Discussion at 2013 South by Southwest Music Conference

Corey Taylor
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Corey Taylor, who has been balancing his time lately between Stone Sour and Dave Grohl's 'Sound City Players' shows, may have a chance to address both when he makes the trip to Austin, Texas, later this month for the South by Southwest Music Conference. Taylor has signed on to host one of the artist discussions during the music week.

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Green Day To Play Three Warm-Up Shows Prior to South by Southwest Gig

Green Day
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Green Day just pushed up their return to the road, adding three new dates that will serve as warm-up shows for their recently announced North American stage return at South by Southwest in Austin.

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Green Day to Perform at South By Southwest

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

This year's South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, was already going to include plenty of Green Day, as two documentaries featuring the band are set to be screened on March 15 during the film portion of the festival. Now, it has been announced the band will be there as well to play a show that night, marking the band's first gig since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong entered rehab back in September.

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