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STEVE AOKI WSG WAKA FLOCKA FLAME & BORGORE @ THE FILLMORE DETROIT (REVIEW and PHOTOS)

By Cristina Vitello A turned up dose of debauchery swarmed The Fillmore Detroit, courtesy of party boys Steve Aoki, Waka Flocka Flame, and Borgore reminding us the Detroit party never stops. “We come, we fuck shit up,” Waka Flocka shouted, as his opening Aokify America Tour set neared its end. “And then we leave.” Staying […]

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Thao and The Get Down Stay Down @ Royal Oak Music Theatre 10-29-13 (Photos, Review)

By Cristina Vitello http://thaoandthegetdownstaydown.com/ San Franciso’s Thao and The Get Down Stay Down stopped off in Detroit Tuesday, warming the stage for headliner The Head and The Heart. It’s been a busy year for Thao Nguyen and her bandmates with the release of their third album We The Common and a North American tour taking them from […]

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Steve Aoki is Returning to Detroit on 11/6/13! (Preview)

Attention Party People:) Steve Aoki is coming to The Detroit Fillmore on 11/6/13 so get your tickets before they are gone:) He is also joined by Waka Flocka, Borgore, Felix Cartal, Deorro, and Kryoman. Go here to check out our previous Aoki Coverage: http://www.noizenews.com/?s=aoki and here to join the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/462867353820915/


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St. Lucia @ The Crofoot 10-18-13 (Review & Photos)

South African Jean-Philip Grobler’s band, St. Lucia, took over The Crofoot last Friday in celebration of their new album When the Night. St. Lucia is regarded as “up-and coming” in most music publications, and the sold-out Crofoot audience reveled in the chance to see Jean-Philip perform his new material live. Grobler’s stage presence was impressive which […]

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Deer Tick @ Magic Stick 10-11-13 (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson Deer Tick is a Noize favorite, and we were thrilled to finally photograph them last week. The band also brought along friend, Robert Ellis as an opener. Enjoy the photos!   http://www.deertickmusic.com/ http://www.robertellismusic.com/ DEER TICK ROBERT ELLIS THE VENUE


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Detroit Domination: White Shag @ PJ Lager’s House 6-8-13 (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson Last Saturday night PJ Lager’s House hosted a party for The Pathetic Sounds of Detroit album which features 11 new recordings recorded specifically for this album by Detroit bands, recorded on analog tape, and pressed onto 12″ vinyl records. The HandGrenades The Ashley’s White Shag The ILL Itches Citizen Smile Patrick Davy […]

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Slightly Stoopid @ St. Andrew’s Hall 3/10/13 (Photos and Review)

By Jacob Giampa I first saw Slightly Stoopid last year when they played with 311, and I was hooked on them right away. They are now headlining their own tour. During their Detroit show, kids kept getting busted for smoking weed and the fans were throwing joints on stage for the band as well. Many positive vibes were […]

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Don’t like your personal outcome? Sue for a new one. (Society’s Slideshow)

By Dave Palmer School is filled with pressure, whether it be from peers, extra-curricular activities, parents, an after-school job, the list goes on, with grades not the least of students’ concerns. Sometimes, a student cannot avoid being absent, and needs to make up an assignment. Sometimes, the assignment requires a measure of class participation or […]


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            Thanks for checking out my portfolio! I Just moved the link to better take advantage of a wide screen: Please click here to go to the new location. Gracias!   http://www.noizenews.com/alexis-simpsons-music-portfolio                                     […]

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Manchester Orchestra at Clutch Cargo’s (Review & Photos) 11/8/11

Members Andy Hull Chris Freeman Jonathan Corley Robert McDowell Tim Very http://www.themanchesterorchestra.com http://www.twitter.com/manchesterorch http://www.favoritegentlemen.com Manchester Orchestra’s performance at Clutch Cargo’s was one of the year’s best. The intimate venue was packed full of fans that knew every word to each song. Andy Hull’s signature voice was in top form as he incited fans to crowd […]

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Mates of State at Voodoo Festival 10/28/11 (Photos)

Kori Gardner Jason Hammel http://www.matesofstate.com http://blogs.babble.com/babble-voices/band-on-the-diaper-run/ Mates of State are a husband and wife indie pop duo out of Conneticut. They are known for their rich melodies, interesting rhythms, and unusual song structures.


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Evanescence @ Royal Oak Music Theatre 10/24/11 (Review and Photos)

Six hours ago Amy Lee tweeted, “Detroit took the cake. Best crowd of the tour so far!” Detroit’s sold out crowd was equally impressed by Evanescence in terms of performance and stage production. The audience was a diverse mix of ages and ethnicities mixed with the usual Goth-garbed Amy Lee look-alikes. It was a great […]

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Paying to Access Your Own Money! (Society’s Slideshow)

Many people across this nation have some sort of bank account. Some have checking, some have savings, many have both types of accounts. Thanks to banks retaliating to new banking regulations, the average consumer is now going to have to pay to keep their money at a bank. In some cases, they will have to […]

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To Tax or not to Tax? A question for the Michigan Supreme Court (Society’s Slideshow)

Wednesday, September 7 marked the day that the Michigan Supreme Court hears arguments about Governor Rick Snyder’s law that makes it possible for the state to tax retiree pensions. The AARP a and other groups representing retirees raised concerns regarding the law’s consitutionality when the law was first passed. The Michigan Constitution states that public pensions cannot […]


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It’s Almost Time for MI Fest! 9/17/2011

The first annual MI Fest is 9/17/2011 in Brooklyn, MI. The lineup is diverse and the festival has been well-thought out with lots to do including music, art galleries, food, camping, outdoor sporting activities, and even an outdoor marketplace.   THE RACONTEURS • SHERYL CROW RONNIE DUNN JEFF DANIELS THE ROMANTICS • MARK FARNER ALTO REED’S ALLSTARS TY STONE […]

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Arts, Beats & Eats Royal Oak, MI (Photos)

For the second year, Royal Oak, MI hosted Arts, Beats, & Eats. The event was enjoyable for all ages. Here’s a few pictures from the event that I snapped between concerts. What’s a festival without elephant ears? Squirt the Shirt Yum! Sangria in Royal Oak  Metals in Time Very cool Jewelry Store! Animal Hats are […]

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