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Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth


Background information
Origin New York City, New York, USA
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Noise Rock
Experimental Rock
Years active 1981—present
Label(s) Interscope Records
Matador Records
DGC Records
Homestead Records
SST Records
Enigma Records
Website Website
Members
Thurston Moore
Kim Gordon
Lee Ranaldo
Steve Shelley
Mark Ibold
Former members
Jim Sclavunos
Anne DeMarinis
Richard Edson
Bob Bert
Jim O'Rourke



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Led Zeppelin Star To Unite With Sonic Youth

December 4, 2008
Led Zeppelin Star To Unite With Sonic YouthJohn Paul Jones, bassist in Led Zeppelin, is to unite with Sonic Youth at a special concert in New York.

Jones will join the band at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music to honour the 90th birthday of choreographer Merce Cunningham.

The concert next April, entitled Merce Cunningham At 90, will feature music composed by Takehisa Kosug.

As previously reported, Jones recently revealed that he, Jimmy Page and Jason Bonham planned to tour together minus singer Robert Plant.

Plant ruled himself out of touring with Led Zeppelin again in August, saying that he found the constant speculation around the band's future “frustrating and ridiculous”.

Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Chris Cornell have all been linked to the vacancy.

(by Jason Gregory)



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