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Iggy and the Stooges Pummel SXSW Audience

Iggy and the Stooges
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Iggy and the Stooges came, they saw and they conquered Austin's South by Southwest Wednesday night (March 13). The band, who are currently ramping up to the release of their 'Ready to Die' album, played both new songs and classics at Austin's Mohawk club.

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Watch Dave Grohl’s SXSW Keynote Speech

Dave Grohl
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Dave Grohl is taking over Austin this week as one of South by Southwest's most prominent figures. The musician just had a chance to show off his 'Sound City' documentary for the Austin denizens and is heading to the Austin Convention Center today to give his keynote speech for the music conference. The speech itself will stream live online courtesy of NPR and SXSW at noon ET / 9AM PT and you can catch it right here in the player below.

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Foo Fighters Frontman Dave Grohl Confident About 2013 SXSW Keynote Speech

Dave Grohl
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This is a big week for Dave Grohl, who is not only bringing his 'Sound City' documentary and a Sound City Players concert to Austin's South by Southwest, he's also delivering the music conference's keynote speech. The rocker tells USA Today that he feels confident in the speech he's ready to give and part of that comes from his upbringing.

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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

Andrew WK
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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
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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

Aranda-Young Guns
Facebook: Aranda / Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

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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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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