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AFI getting fans to tweet for content

US rock band AFI have relaunched their website with a new feature that revolves around Twitter. Specifically, fans are being asked to tweet with the hashtag #medicate (the band's new single).
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SuperFan: the site where fans gather to be super

SuperFan is a startup aiming to capitalise on fans'' fervour for bands, celebrities, sports teams, brands and other entities.
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AEG scrambling to replace expected Michael Jackson profits

Promoter AEG Live is keen to stress that it won't be bankrupted by the cancellation of Michael Jackson's run of 50 London gigs following the star's death.
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More Michael Jackson digital stats

As speculation rages over Michael Jackson's will and funeral plans, his estate continues to grow by the day thanks to fans rushing to buy his music.
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Unboxing the premium album boxes

Quote of the day: "If you're thinking that your band is not ''big enough'' to start charging fans a premium, then maybe your not thinking enough out of the box about what you'd put into your deluxe box to make it worth buying".
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Hip hop star Dolla sees Twitter feed become impromptu memorial

A sad story this: hip hop artist Dolla was shot dead earlier this week in Los Angeles, just hours after launching a Twitter feed.
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Kiss letting fans decide where next tour calls in

Kiss has teamed up with Eventful to let fans vote for where the band should play on its next tour.
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FanBand 2.0 lets bands sell songs to fans at gigs

The headline says it all, really. FanBand 2.0 is a PC application designed to let bands sell MP3 tracks to fans at gigs, via a checkout-style interface on a laptop.
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Facebook revamps, including Fan Pages changes

Facebook has announced some significant changes to its website, some of which have direct relevance for music marketing.