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    10th anniversary. September 2013. Who do you think will be on the bill this year?

    My guess would be Rage Against the Machine, Wu-Tang Clan, A Tribe Called Quest, and Outkast

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    that would be everyone i would want on the bill...

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    I'd be shocked if Outkast's reunion "tour" was with Rock the Bells...

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    Rage is over due for a few shows or a tour. Wu-Tang is kicking off a 36 Chamber anniversary tour. Outcast reunion is 2014 I would think they want their own tour and stage.
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    Immortal Technique

    Wu-Tang is a no brainer. Eminem would be cool. He hasn't been a part of RTB before, but GU has made friends with Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf. He could be that new marquee name, but not command as high a price tag as a Jay-Z.

    I'll be there as per usual.
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    J5!
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    Quote Originally Posted by GnarVee View Post
    J5!
    Well, they are on a festival tour (opposed to a reunion tour of their own) and would make A LOT of sense for RTB, but they were just announced for OSL in San Francisco. SF/Bay area has been a constant date for RTB even though we've seen that festival change (decrease) the number of tour stops they do. How might that OSL (early Aug.) booking affect the Sept. RTB unannounced dates.

    I sure hope RTB continues with the "tour" as small as it may be. In terms of Guerilla Union and the fests they do (Smokeout, Paid Dues, RTB) RTB is the "biggest/most important," but their others have seen success as one day destination festivals. I'd hate to see GU focus all their energy on a big one date festival for their big anniversary show.

    Ill also throw out my NWA "theory" with Cube, Dre, Ren, Yella and Snoop in the Eazy E spot as an appropriate headliner.
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    ROCK THE BELLS 2013 FESTIVAL SERIES
    LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENT & LAUNCH PARTY
    with SURPRISE LIVE PERFORMANCES
    Tuesday, May 14

    House of Blues Sunset Strip
    Doors at 9PM
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    8/3 Seth Troxler @ Output



    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
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    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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    Well Nas posted on his instagram that he's in LA. I'd be shocked if he's not on the lineup.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBryan View Post
    Well Nas posted on his instagram that he's in LA. I'd be shocked if he's not on the lineup.
    i mean he is involved in the business side of RTB

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    Quote Originally Posted by PJandBompton View Post
    i mean he is involved in the business side of RTB
    Would you mind elaborating on this a bit more. I'd heard/read similar things, but could never find anything more concrete evidence in my research. Is he involved in the business side similar to the way WU/GZA is? I don't even know what he does for them, but he's either performed, hosted, curated that 36 Chambers stage. Whats Nas doing on the business side for GU?
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    They're streaming the announcement/launch party on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/user/guerillaunion?v=HqF90-n-S6Q
    8/27 Rock the Bells @ Shoreline
    9/1 Amon Tobin @ The Warfield
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    last years line up with danny brown is all i heard

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    did they say chase and status?

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    holograms?!!?

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    holograms of Eazy-E and ODB
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    Default Re: Rock the Bells X 2013

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    PROF
    RAKIM
    SNOW THA PRODUCT
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    TALIB KWELI
    TECH N9NE
    TYLER THE CREATOR*
    WU-TANG CLAN

    SPECIAL GUESTS
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    always wanted to see chase and status, weird that it will be at RTB

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    So just like Coachella, no big headliners. They did mention Coachella a couple of times in the broadcast.
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    will they have an EDM stage!?

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    LINE-UP SUBJECT TO CHANGE | * DENOTES PERFORMING IN SELECT MARKETS
    Quote Originally Posted by SepaGroove View Post
    You shouldn't feel uncool for not going to EDC, you should feel uncool because you are uncool.

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    this is pretty bad...there are some great names on there, but for the 10th Rock the Bells, this is very disappointing...the hologram bullshit is the worse...that shit got old as soon as weekend 1 was over in 2012...i'll pass on this...I was really expecting something special...

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    I for one welcome our new hologram overlords.

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    Hopefully they can just beam the holograms into my house and I won't have to go at all.

    I'm sure they'll say something like I've heard before about how they don't believe in treating anniversaries as special, I get it, you can't book an awesome lineup and you need an excuse.

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    I've gone to RTB each year in the bay, but there's just nothing new and "inspiring" on here. The holograms don't do anything for me.

    RTB used to make me go "OH DAMN! They got WU, Pharcyde, Deltron 3030, Lauryn, _________." Fill in the blank on any rare or special artist. Outside of J5 (who's already been announced for Outside Lands, not sure if they'll be at the bay show) I've seen, and paid a lot of money, to see almost all of those acts, AT Rock The Bells.

    Seriously thinking of doing OSL instead of RTB this year, which is almost shocking for me to think.
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    Common
    J5
    Wu
    Talib
    Rakim


    And a bunch of new garbage and several typical Rock The Bells throw away acts. The best part about this lineup is that it doesn't have Sage Francis.

    Overall, this lineup sucks.
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    8/25 - Future Islands @ 191 Toole (Tucson, AZ)
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBryan View Post
    I've gone to RTB each year in the bay, but there's just nothing new and "inspiring" on here. The holograms don't do anything for me.

    RTB used to make me go "OH DAMN! They got WU, Pharcyde, Deltron 3030, Lauryn, _________." Fill in the blank on any rare or special artist. Outside of J5 (who's already been announced for Outside Lands, not sure if they'll be at the bay show) I've seen, and paid a lot of money, to see almost all of those acts, AT Rock The Bells.

    Seriously thinking of doing OSL instead of RTB this year, which is almost shocking for me to think.
    Saw this post on their Facebook. Luckily we have an abundance of extra RTB and Paid Dues tickets at my work otherwise there's no way I would pay for this rehash of hip-hop. However if you didn't go to Coachella or OSL or Paid Dues then I guess it's pretty good.
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    They spent on all their fucking money on these stupid visuals of old dirty bastard and easy-e
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    So is the rest of NWA gonna reunite with Holo-Eazy? What the fuck?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chbludevil View Post
    So is the rest of NWA gonna reunite with Holo-Eazy? What the fuck?
    THAT would get me there.

    They said Bone Thugs was going to do the performance with Eazy; which does make sense (if holograms make sense to you)
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