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Jimi Hendrix ‘Reality TV’ DVD Coming Soon by quickfixx
March 24, 2009, 7:06 am
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Unreleased Jimi Henrdix material coming in 2009.

Ed Christman, N.Y.
Universal Music Publishing Group has become the exclusive administrator of the Jimi Hendrix catalog throughout the world outside the United States.

The five-year agreement covers all commercial opportunities, including synchronization licensing for motion pictures, TV, advertising and other media.

Universal Music Publishing replaces Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which had administered the Hendrix catalog outside the United States since 1998. The U.S. publishing rights will continue to be handled by Experience Hendrix, the Seattle company formed in 1995 by the guitarist’s late father, James “Al” Hendrix, and now headed by Jimi Hendrix’s sister Janie Hendrix, who is president/CEO. Continue reading


DJ Ashba joins Guns N’ Roses by quickfixx

djashba1 Guitarist and co-founder of both Beautiful Creatures and Sixx:A.M, DJ Ashba has joined forces with Axl Rose. It was announced that Ashba will replace Robin Fink on guitar duties for the tour supporting the band’s long-awaited album Chinese Democracy.

Here is the full text as presented on Ashba’s blog:


Guns N’ Roses is proud to announce that guitarist n’ songwriter Dj Ashba has joined the band for an upcoming tour.
Ashba, who officially replaces current NIN guitarist Robin Finck, is best
known as co-founder of hard rock bands Sixx AM and Beautiful Creatures.
“Dj’s a gifted, energetic guitarist that Guns N’ Roses is proud to have on
board!!” exclaims Axl Rose. “We’re very excited to have the
opportunity to work together. Guns’ radar has silently been aware of
Dj’s presence for quite some time! He brings a fresh approach to our
particular brand of mayhem expanding the tapestry of Guns N’ Roses
live. Once Dj’s name was in the hat, the hat disappeared!!” Continue reading

Lily Allen is to stage a ‘Knife Aid’ concert, to help Britain’s battle against knife crime. by quickfixx
July 11, 2008, 3:06 pm
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The ‘Smile’ singer, 23, is currently recruiting other stars to perform at the concert, and is reportedly planning to approach Amy Winehouse, Razorlight, Kaiser Chiefs, Leona Lewis, Jay-Z, and Sugababes.

Lily said: “My thoughts are with all the families affected by these heinous crimes. We need to have a knife amnesty. And we should put on a big concert to raise awareness and stop the violence.”
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David Lee Roth denies nut allergy allegations by quickfixx
July 11, 2008, 11:55 am
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Van Halen singer Dave Lee Roth has been left baffled by a story reported in the media claiming he had suffered a severe allergic reaction to nuts.

Reported claimed two Canadian police man helped save the 53-year-old’s life after he suffered an anaphylactic shock in his car on July 8 in Ontario.

Now, Lee Roth has denied that the incident ever happened or he was even in the city at the time. The rocker also said he wasn’t aware he was allergic to nuts.

He told celebrity blog TMZ.com: “I was in Canada only from July 1st through to the 4th for a performance at the Quebec City Summer Festival. I had no encounters or incidents with the police (and) the only thing I’m allergic to is criticism.”

Scott Weiland – Solo Album out this year by quickfixx
July 11, 2008, 11:34 am
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There will be another solo Scott Weiland record before a new Stone Temple Pilots album.

Weiland will release the yet-to-be titled album in October.

Scott Weiland’s first and only other solo album ’12 Bar Blues’ was released in 1998, so this one comes exactly a decade after the first. Continue reading

Ronnie Wood – Rumours he has left his wife by quickfixx
July 11, 2008, 11:27 am
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Ronnie Wood has allegedly left his wife for a Russian teenager.
The Rolling Stones guitarist, 61, has taken Ekaterine Ivanova, 18 – a cocktail waitress who he met while out drinking – to his luxury home in County Kildare, Ireland, and she has already bragged to friends they are a couple. Continue reading

Jimi Hendrix – Lost Album (now found) by quickfixx
July 11, 2008, 10:24 am
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They say if you can remember the Sixties then you weren’t really there. That certainly seems to be the case for Crosby, Stills & Nash member Stephen Stills who’s just a found an album he recorded with Jimi Hendrix. Continue reading