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Alternative Rock

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Best Places To Discover New Music In OC

There is no doubt that a remarkable collection of musicians and bands with O.C. roots have sprung to stardom. Here are five attractive Orange County venues worth visiting if you’re into discovering sounds from musicians who never knew you’d love. These are the best places to discover new tunes in Orange County.

CBS Los Angeles–02/15/2013

Members of the rock group R.E.M, Michael Stipe, Mike Mills and Peter Buck. (credit: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

R.E.M.: Calling It A Day As A Band

R.E.M., the alternative rock group that shook up the music world with its experimental, edgy sound and then earned multiplatinum success and a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced on its website Wednesday that it has “decided to call it a day as a band.”

09/21/2011