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Sinner Supply
Hi Folks,

maybe you heard yet..? or maybe you didn't..??

We have long doubted about this.. but finally made up our minds..

We are closing down the shop!! : ( WHAT the F**k?!! : )

it was a hard decision to close down a business that you still love and that goes well!
but doing our shop, combined with our production, whole sale, going to all the festivals, conventions, shows, weekenders and trying to have a full on webstore.. was just to much for us, didn't had time for our selfs.. and we think live is too short for that!

we had to make a desicion inbetween the shop, or being  ... continue reading

Added : 13/10/2008
Alton Ellis, RIP
Reggae music pioneer Alton Ellis, known as the godfather of rocksteady, has died at the age of 70 in London, England.

Officials at Hammersmith Hospital announced Sunday morning that Ellis, who had cancer of the lymph glands, died peacefully Friday night after he had been hospitalized for several weeks.

"His life was the music and the stage," said his manager Trish De Rosa.

"He was getting a tremendous amount of work right up to the end — it was very difficult to get him to slow down.
Ellis collapsed during a club performance in London in August and never recovered his health, according to his record company,  ... continue reading

Added : 13/10/2008
Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde a rockabilly rebel ?
By Dean Goodman

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde is unleashing her inner cowgirl on the rock band's first new album in five years.

But her label does not want "Break Up the Concrete" (Shangri-La Music; October 7) to be described as a country effort because of negative connotations. Call it rockabilly, invoke comparisons with Bo Diddley or Sun Records, and luxuriate in the pedal steel guitar. Just don't say that she has gone Nashville.

In truth, Hynde has gone Akron: Akron, Ohio, the faded rust-belt city where she was born 57 years ago, and from which she fled to her adopted hometown of London  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.reuters.com/article/musicnews/idusn2150914620080922
Added : 10/10/2008
Woman claims she has evidence proving she is Elvis' half sister
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - A Mid-South woman claims she's Elvis Presley's half-sister and says she has the DNA to prove it.

The woman, Eliza A. Presley, recently filed a petition to reopen the estate of Elvis Presley's father. The petition states Eliza is the daughter of Vernon Elvis Presley, and therefore should have a share in his estate.

Donald Yates, Owner of DNA Testing Systems in Scottsdale, Arizona, said Tuesday that he has worked on the case for five years, and is "99.99 percent sure" that Eliza and Elvis are half-siblings.

"DNA doesn't lie," Yates said. "I think everyone will be satisfied in the end through the  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.wmctv.com/global/story.asp?s=9141037
Added : 10/10/2008
Judge rules woman can make claim to Presley estate
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - A Memphis judge ruled today a woman claiming to be Elvis Presley's half sister could make a claim to Vernon Presley's estate.

The attorney representing Elvis Presley's interests said the claim will not get her anywhere.

A woman who changed her name to Eliza Presley testified in court Wednesday that she has DNA evidence that Vernon Presley, Elvis' Father, is her father.

Eliza Presley's attorney said the DNA evidence is reliable.

"They've been tested in and retested by various labs and proof is conclusive," Eliza Presley's attorney Kathleen Caldwell said.

Cameras were not allowed  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.wmctv.com/global/story.asp?s=9148581
Added : 10/10/2008
New Show Friday + Coachmen and Sacred Shakers!
Hey, folks.

“Easy Ed’s Variety Hour” returns this Friday evening with TWO packed hours of Rockabilly, Hillbilly, R&B, and Rock and Roll! (Commercial free!) (Don’t forget to send in your requests!)

New time slot: The show now airs from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

**Where: WMFO in Medford, MA (91.5 FM). Listen live through iTunes (Radio/Public/WMFO) or the station's Web site (www.wmfo.org).

**When: Friday (10/10) at 7:00 PM Eastern.

Can't tune in while the show is airing? Just go to


and download MP3s of past shows from there.

****10/15: A the Beehive  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.easy-ed.net
Added : 9/10/2008
Movie & Entertainment News provided by World Entertainment News Network (www.wenn.com)

Rock icon LITTLE RICHARD recently underwent an emergency heart procedure after falling ill ahead of a hip replacement operation.
The 75-year-old began suffering chest pains on 9 September (08) as he prepared to go under the knife in Los Angeles for the planned surgery prompting doctors to cancel the hip replacement and perform an angioplasty, to widen a narrowed or obstructed blood vessel.
A friend tells the National Enquirer that the star - real name Richard Wayne Penniman - was too scared to go through with the hip surgery, and flew home  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.pr-inside.com/little-richard-s-health-scare-r839112.htm
Added : 8/10/2008
Bands wanted!!!
Hey there,

I guess you already know that in every issue of the DYNAMITE! Magazine is a CD included, produced exclusively for the magazine.

They still searching bands playing Rockabilly, Psychobilly or other types of Rock'n'Roll who are interested in contribute a song to this compilation.

If you hold the rights to your songs and you're interested, just send your CD to:
DYNAMITE! Magazine
Ottenhöfer Straße 8
68239 Mannheim

We will choose the best songs for the upcoming compilations.

More information about the possible charges:
GEMA (German Society for musical performing and mechanical  ... continue reading

Added : 8/10/2008
Beloved entertainer Billy Ledbetter became fixture on local music scene
Appreciation by Nick Deriso • nderiso@thenewsstar.com • October 4, 2008

Billy Ledbetter never left the stage.
He never left home, either. Not in his heart.

Ledbetter, who died on Thursday, came of age in the 1960s performing at a sequence of now-legendary hotspots along Louisville Avenue. He then rode a wave of popularity after penning a hit rockabilly single all the way to the glittering canyons of Las Vegas.

But Ledbetter eventually returned to Monroe and, until the very end, he still could be found on local bandstands.

Asked, 10 years ago now, what kept him going, Ledbetter said, simply: "The sheer  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.thenewsstar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?aid=/200810040115/entertainment/310040008
Added : 7/10/2008
Two Tons of Steel – Concert review PART 2
We received an second concert review from our rootsville friends.
You can read the review on the rootsville site (review in dutch) ... open review
Review kindly submitted by Freddy Rootsville.

Added : 6/10/2008
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