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So you want to be a Rock 'n' Roll Star
By Bob Mehr
Brave New World
No makeup. No gimmick. No shtick. But does Mesa's fast-rising Jimmy Eat World really stand a chance against the likes of Britney and the Backstreet Boys?
Despite the chaos, a revamped Sugar High and a renamed 40 Watt Las Vegas debut; meanwhile, James Hall spreads the gospel.
Former Dream Syndicate leader Steve Wynn puts the ghost of his old band to rest with the finest album of his career
L.A.'s twangy, trippy Beachwood Sparks ascend with a white-soul masterpiece
Roger Clyne and company postpone album release; Cousins of the Wize get some Love
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