Fred Schneider

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    July 11, 2013

    The B-52s' Party Rolls On Through Phoenix

    The B-52s funky, flirty and groovalicious party sound is as unmistakable today as it was when the band formed unexpectedly in 1976 after founding members Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson, Keith Strickland, Cindy and Ricky Wilson downed a flaming volcano drink at an Athens, Georgia restaurant. "We never ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    10 Greatest TV Themes of All Time

    Oh you don't own a TV? How brave. Seriously -- people love bragging about not watching TV, but they're missing out. Whether watching live, on Netflix, or on DVD, there's almost nothing as fun as zoning out in front of the TV. We're partial to music too (you might have guessed), so when we started ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    This Week in Music History: June 27 through July 3

    Wikimedia CommonsSaxophones: First patented this week in music history.​Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week.This week saw t ... More >>

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    October 27, 2009

    Concert Review: Jello Biafra at the Clubhouse Music Venue

    Benjamin LeathermanJello Biafra postures and poses at the Clubhouse Music Venue in Tempe. See more shots in our slideshow of the concert.What do punk icon Jello Biafra and B-52s singer Fred Schneider have in common? Prior to last night, I thought it was only a shared a penchant for nasally singing v ... More >>

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    September 19, 2009

    Arizona Fall Frenzy kicks off with pop rock awkwardness

    The Arizona Fall Frenzy started out with the rock lite line-up Friday night at Tempe Beach Park, and, as expected, there were plenty of moms mixed in with the predominantly 20- and 30-somethin gcrowd sipping on beer throughout the night.

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    May 29, 2003

    Electric Six

    Fire (XL)

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    March 7, 2002

    The B-52's

    Nude on the Moon(Rhino)

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    October 18, 2001


    Return to Central (spinART)

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    December 7, 2000

    Hammer of the Gazas

    Chicago's Gaza Strippers take it all off and show their scars on a high-powered sophomore album

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    April 25, 1996
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    June 29, 1994
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    February 14, 1990

    Thin Icelanders

    The world turns sour on the Sugarcubes' second album