Thursday, March 29, 2007

The Indie News Update

Today is Thursday, March 29

the Wheather was sunny
but mild 55*F in the City

and if you don't know it yet WrestleMania 23 have invade the city, Just yesterday wield i was going Down Town at a nearby building near Ford Field that where the big show will take place on Sunday there is a big, I mean Hugh billboard feathering the men who in that big card [with Donald Trump,Vince McMahon,ECW Champion Bobby Lashley,WWE Intercontinental Champion Umaga,"Stone Cold" Steve Austin, Shawn Michaels, John Cena, Undertaker, and Batista] is a sight to be seen, and if you want to see it coming in from downtown off Gratiot Ave.

and speaking off which there is still some standing room only tickets to WrestleMania 23 left, they cost about $25 bucks and the WWE is donating $5 bucks of every SRO tickets to Detroit lions Chartey.

and if you want to know the WWE have released more tickets to the Saturday night WWE Hall of fame You can find them at, at the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, and at Hockey town Authentic, 1845 E. Big Beaver, in Tr

the induceed and there inductor will be Jerry (the King) Lawler, to be inducted by friend and actor William Shatner; Jim Ross, longtime WWE announcer and Lawler’s mic buddy on “Raw”, to be inducted by Stone Cold Steve Austin; Arthur (Afa) Anoa’i and Leati (Sika) Anoa’i (the Wild Samoans), to be inducted by their sons, Matt (Rosey) Anoa’i and Sam (Samu) Anoa’i; Ed Farhat (the Original Sheik), to be inducted by his nephew, Extreme Championship Wrestling Superstar Sabu (Farhat, who grew up in Lansing, died in 2003.); Harry Fujiwara (Mr. Fuji), to be inducted by WWE Hall of Famer Dan (Magnificent) Muraco, whom Fuji once managed; Nick Bockwinkel, to be inducted by his manager, Bobby (the Brain) Heenan; (Mr. Perfect) Curt Hennig, to be inducted by good friend and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs, and (American Dream) Dusty Rhodes, to be inducted by sons Dustin and Cody Runnels.

and if you want to stay home the first few hours will be on begining at seven PM EDT with highlight on USA at Midnight

if you want to watch WrestleMania 23 at home and avoid the traffic it will be on Pay per view, but it will costed you $50 bucks.

on to today indie news

A big thumbs up to modest mouse who according to billboard is the no.1 album of the week when there new album "We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank" top the chart with 128,565 copies, may be the Johnny Marr Exfect

there the third indie band to crack the top 10 folling up "The Shins - Wincing the Night Away"[No.2] and "Arcade Fire - Neon Bible" [No.2] this year.

Now speaking about the Arcade Fire, they have announced there first single off the neon bible it will be called "Keep the Car Running" it will be out on May 5 on Merge Records here in the states

and also in Filck news it look like Kack White will og into acting aging he been sing to the cast in a spoof of the Johnny Cash Biopic "Walk the Line" it will be called "Walk Hard" now there press people have say he is oging to be in the Film, many music Blog have say his role will be "The King of Rock n Roll" Elivs.

The Movies will also have John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, Kristen Wiig, Tim Meadows

and speaking about movie the tracklisting for Spiderman 3 soundtrack is out and from the look of it, it have a lot of indie acts like Yeah Yeah Yeahs,Wolfmother,The Flaming Lips,and one of my fave from last year The Oohlas, the album will be out on May 1st.

Expect for Film Gudie Friday, and who won the Detroit News Battle of the bands there will be no indie news post on friday.

just a few post on friday

but here is a reminder that this saturday live and in living color will be the third annules detroit news Battle of the band from the state theater in downtown detroit.

ten young Detroit Bands will played for you fans from 1 to 5 P.M. the ten bands if you want to know are:

End of an Era/Bay City/Melodic pop/rock
Final Domain/Dexter/'80s thrash-metal
Never Turn Back/Livonia/Synth-inflused pop/rock
Nerve Cluster/Grosse Pointe/folk/experimental
The Displays/Royal Oak/garage rock
The Lovehandlers/Commerce Township/rock
Brandenburg/Chesterfield Township/pop/rock
Dangerous Pursuit/Hartland/'80s hard rock
Electric Roots Band/West Bloomfield Township/classic blues/rock
Plead the Fifth/Sterling Heights/progressive hardcore

also making a appernec at the show will be Six WWE superstars
Viscera, Michelle McCool, Maria, Deuce, Domino and Cherry, arried before 1 PM to enter in a drawing for tickets to WWE WrestleMania 23 on Sunday

Doors opend at Noon
and when i get back i will report who won on saturday Night

and dont forget tonight it a end of a era in free-form Detroit Radio as Liz Copeland do here final show on WDET-FM Tommorrow night [or tonight if you reading this at Early Friday Moring] her show goes from midnight to 5 A.M.

also whith show ending on DET as well

Mick Collins Night Train from Saturday 7-9 P.M.
W.Kim Harron from sunday From 7 or 8 to 10 P.M.
Ralph Valdez from Sunday 10 P.M. to midnight
and Chuck Horn from Midnight to 5 A.M.

and this week NASCAR race if you want to know is at Martinville
thanks you have a nice weekend
Good Night and Good Luck and Be Safe

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