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Dean Fertita: It’s a Fire

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At some point as a young teen in Royal Oak, Michigan, Dean Fertita wrote the phrase “Hello=Fire” on a scrap of paper during a computer class because it “sounded cool,” he surmises. Not because he actually knew what it meant back then as a middle schooler, although these days, Fertita can now certainly apply the fascinatingly ambiguous formula to a host of situations in life.

17 Jan 2011 | 1 comment | More

Queens of the Stone Age to Begin Recording in January

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Queens Of The Stone Age, helmed by Josh Homme, will enter the studio to begin recording their next album in January, which will follow 2007′s barnstorming Era Vulgaris.

30 Dec 2010 | More

Dean Fertita of Dead Weather to Release Solo Album, Hello=Fire

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Dean Fertita, The Dead Weather and Queens of the Stone Age’s keyboardist/guitarist and former touring member of The Raconteurs, takes on a new role, as frontman in his solo project, Hello=Fire.

15 Nov 2010 | More

Bonnaroo 2010: Saturday, Strictly Main Stage with Dead Weather and Jay-Z

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Saturday at Bonnaroo was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. There is no hyperbole in that statement. None. I was riveted by the performers I saw on Saturday. My expectations were extremely high going into the day and I wasn’t disappointed in the least. If anything, my expectations were exceeded.

14 Jun 2010 | More

The Dead Weather – ‘Sea of Cowards’

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That Jack White chose to introduce Sea of Cowards to the world with a camera pointed at a record player is no accident. The group’s sophomore effort is meant to be seen as a cohesive front-to-back experience. Every single particle was tracked and organized to be a long-player event.

10 May 2010 | 4 comments | More

Dead Weather Announce Summer Tour Dates

Continuing on the Sea of Cowards publicity whirlwind, the Dead Weather have just announced a run of North American dates, set to kick off July 13 in Washington, DC. And, if you can’t make any of the dates below, the dirty-blues quartet have partnered with MySpace Music to stream a live performance (from Third Man Records HQ in downtown Nashville) of the album in its entirety today starting 3pm PST/6pm EST.

3 May 2010 | More

The Dead Weather Reveal ‘Sea of Cowards’ Cover

The Dead Weather have just unveiled the cover artwork for their upcoming sophomore release, Sea of Cowards, out May 11th via Third Man/Warner Bros.

30 Mar 2010 | More

The Dead Weather Confirms ‘Sea of Cowards’ Tracklisting

The details have been fast, furious and gone in an instant this week about the sophomore release from the Dead Weather, Sea of Cowards, due May 11 via Third Man Records/Warner Bros. Records. The video for ultra-heavy first single “Die By the Drop” directed by Floria Sigismondi…

25 Mar 2010 | More

The Dead Weather Announce New US Tour Dates

Making good on their group promise to work every day for a year (and probably more considering the personalities in question here), The Dead Weather have just announced a slew of US tour dates beginning April 15th in San Francisco, just before they are scheduled to hit Coachella on the 17th.

2 Feb 2010 | More

Sentimentalist Magazine’s Top Live Gigs of 2009

It’s very simple: we see many, these stuck out. Our top picks in no order are below, other than Leonard Cohen owning and deserving the very first slot.

30 Dec 2009 | More