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 Cheap Trick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cheap Trick ended their 14-year relationship with Epic in 1990 and spent a few years without a label before signing with Warner Brothers in 1994.
Cheap Trick, released on Red Ant in 1997, was heralded as a spectacular return to form for the aging pop/rock heroes; even the fl and white cover was a not - so - subtle nod to their 1977 eponymous debut album.
Cheap Trick's commercial and critical success continued in 1998 with a series of concerts that reprised their first three albums in full.
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 Cheap Trick - Music Downloads - Online
Cheap Trick's roots lie in Fuse, a late-'60s Rockford, IL, band formed by Rick Nielsen and bassist Tom Petersson, who released an unsuccessful album on Epic in 1969.
Cheap Trick signed with Epic Records in 1976, releasing their self-titled debut in early 1977.
Cheap Trick's concerts at Budokan Arena were recorded for release -- the record appeared after their third album, 1978's Heaven Tonight.
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 No Life Til Metal - CD Gallery - Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick is pack full of classics and is held by many as the first in Cheap Trick's classic trilogy, along with "In Color" and "Heaven Tonight".
Cheap Trick's second self titled album remains to be their last album to crack the top 100, and might have easily brought them the same kind of commercial success as "Lap Of Luxury" if it were not for the fact that the Red Ant label went under within weeks of the record's release.
Cheap Trick were always very tongue-in-cheek and had a sound that was a mixture of sweet bubblegum pop and tough rock 'n roll.
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 Rarebird's Cheap Trick Reviews
Cheap Trick arrived on the music scene in the mid-70's, when heavy metal was becoming silly and the punk/new wave explosion was just around the corner.
Cheap Trick's earliest and best records were irreverent and compulsively enjoyable takes on hard rock and power pop.
Cheap Trick's roots extend at least as far back as the late '60's, when the band's future founder and guitarist Rick Nielsen and bassist Tom Petersson were members of a band called Fuse.
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 Rough Edge: Cheap Trick CD Reviews
Cheap Trick fans will want to add this to their collection, and hang onto their CD to play in the car.
Cheap Trick is a band that can truly be called "veteran" because they've been around a long time and they continue to survive and to thrive.
Cheap Trick rock hard and this CD is just another piece in the parade of recorded evidence of their greatness.
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 Cheap Trick
With their debut album, Cheap Trick establish themselves as yet another bunch of guys way too devoid of genius to be the next Beatles, but clever enough to get a new kind of sound going on that helps one being tricked into thinking that they just might be the new Beatles.
The cheap trick in question is to merge pop music with hard rock, of course, by playing innocent Beatlesque melodies with ragged dirty guitars (and additionally, setting them to dark lyrical matters wherever possible).
Cheap Trick are just playing too loud on this album: not loud enough to transgress into the proper hard rock camp like a more, say, refined Aerosmith or something, but way too loud to let the melodies shine through.
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 Cheap Trick News
CHEAP TRICK Guitarist Jams With REVOLTING COCKS: Photo Available - July 27, 2006 According to Billboard.com, the sold-out crowd at Chicago's House of Blues Theatre was treated to an all-star rock n' roll...
Cheap Trick has become a favorite, again, to rock fans worldwide as well as in diverse musical circles a generation behind...
Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen is Midwestern to the bone -- working class, self-deprecating and almost pathologically wary of any hype.
www.topix.net /who/cheap-trick   (632 words)

 Cheap Trick - Onesti Entertainment
In addition to working with executive producer Bruce Dickinson on the assembly and packaging of the Sex, America, Cheap Trick box set, the band is readying its fifteenth album for release early next year, and continues to bring its checkerboard showmanship to concert stages all over the world.
Three shows were recorded for a live album to be released in Japan only, but Cheap Trick at Budokan became a phenomenally popular import in the U.S., where it was belatedly released and went on to sell three million copies.
That 1988 album reinvigorated Cheap Trick's commercial stature when "The Flame," a ballad, reached number one; the album's cover of Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel" also became a Top 5 single.
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 DVD Review - Cheap Trick: Silver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Long known for their unequaled work ethic and devotion to deliver 200% to their fans with every live performance given (and they do!), Cheap Trick have been hammering out their inimitable brand of power pop anthems, crunching guitar riffs, and incredibly introspective ballads for twenty-five years now.
Thanks now to Cheap Trick Unlimited and Image Entertainment, this new "Cheap Trick: Silver" DVD captures the energy, passion, and non-stop action of a live Trick show, minus the delightful pelting of well-worn guitar picks.
In all, "Cheap Trick: Silver" is an intimate excursion into the past, present, and unyeilding future of this unique band.
www.dvdreview.com /fullreviews/cheap_trick__silver.shtml   (1028 words)

 Amazon.com: Cheap Trick: Music: Cheap Trick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first of those would be Cheap Trick, the blistering 1977 debut that confounded reviewers nearly as well as it captured the band's edgy song sensibility and musical chops honed by their 200-plus-gig-a-year work ethic.
Cheap Trick's debut is one of the best, and one of the most underrated classic rock releases of the seventies.
Just about any Cheap Trick fan, obsessive or not, would be quick to agree that for better or worse, their prime came right during their first releases in the late '70s.
www.amazon.com /Cheap-Trick/dp/B00000C28I   (2146 words)

 Cheap Trick Bio
Cheap Trick showcased the Trick throwaway aesthetics of brilliant stupidity ("Hot Love"), wily irreverence ("Daddy Should Have Stayed in High School") and high-voltage pop genius ("He¹s a Whore," "Oh Candy").
Jon Brant replaced Petersson and Trick dropped three eclectic pop artifacts: the compressed One on One ('82) with Queen's uber-producer Roy Thomas Baker; the quality Next Position Please ('83) with kindred spirit Todd Rundgren; and Trick reunited with their first boardman, Jack Douglas, for the guilty pleasure Standing on the Edge ('85).
Trick scored a number one record with the lighter-ballad "The Flame." And "Don't Be Cruel" was the first Elvis cover to hit the Top Ten since his death.
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 Ink 19 :: Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick played the House of Blues in the dreaded Disney complex.
We hung out backstage for a few hours, getting some great "road" stories from the Trick crew about some other artists some of them had worked for (and about which, unfortunately, we were sworn to secrecy), running up to the green room to get more beers when we ran out.
They altered their setlist to play a song that a friend of Pat's reportedly wrote (Trick recorded it on one of their more recent albums; it's called "Shelter" I think), Rick threw a Kiss record cover out to the crowd during "Surrender," and the show was over.
www.ink19.com /issues_F/99_06/ink_spots/008_cheap_trick.shtml   (1250 words)

 Amazon.ca: Cheap Trick - Music for Hangovers: Live: DVD: Cheap Trick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cheap Trick, whose 1979 Cheap Trick at Budokan is one of rock's quintessential live records, light up a Chicago stage in this 14-song collection from 1998.
Trick did four nights at the Metro playing one of their first four albums in its entirety at each show.
Each night Cheap Trick would play a complete version of one of their first four albums so with this DVD, and the CD released a while back, you get the best performances played by the band during those sets.
www.amazon.ca /Cheap-Trick-Music-Hangovers-Live/dp/B000062XFM   (1186 words)

 CHEAP TRICK Topeka Capital-Journal, The - Find Articles
Cheap Trick frontman Rick Nielsen, who owns one of the largest private collections of vintage guitars and changes instruments for each song he plays at a concert, also has something else in abundance.
Cheap Trick has had only one No. 1 single since its debut album in 1976, and the chart-topper, "The Flame," was written by an outside songwriter.
Which isn't to say that Cheap Trick isn't destined for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and likely will be inducted with its four original members --- Nielsen, singer Robin Zander, bassist Tom Petersson and drummer Bun E. Carlos --- still on the road doing gigs.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4179/is_20050904/ai_n15359894   (748 words)

 Dream Police Still On Duty - Cheap Trick in Concert (NY Rock)
And Cheap Trick's rock 'n' roll flame still burns, though not for as many, nor for as long as before.
Like fellow '70s rock 'n' roll war horses Kiss, Aerosmith and AC/DC, Cheap Trick are known as much for their image as their music and to perform dressed otherwise would win them few new fans and disappoint the faithful that remain of Cheap Trick's once arena-sized following.
Without question, Cheap Trick know what their fans want and are sure to bring it on with the almost too polished precision that only a quarter century on the road can bring.
www.nyrock.com /reviews/2001/cheaptrick.asp   (664 words)

 ~ Jewel's CHEAP TRICK Page ~
Cheap Trick quickly accommodated the crowd and played their older tunes.
We knew that they were still there, a security guard and their bus driver had informed us of their plans and even let us on the bus.
Cheap trick!!" He did stop for a little girl and signed her album cover though.
www.angelfire.com /band/cheapTrick/index.html   (1259 words)

 Cheap Trick
That Cheap Trick song has always had a hidden fascination for me from way back for, I suppose, the most obvious reasons.
Cheap Trick cemented their fast growing reputation and were thrust into the world spotlight in the late '70's, first in Japan (where their first albums went gold), then Australia (we gave them their first number 1 'If You Want My Love'), and then elsewhere.
When asked what ELO song Cheap Trick would like to cover if an ELO tribute LP ever eventuated, his reply floored us as he proceeded to sing the first verse from 'Midnight Blue' and proclaimed it would be the best thing on the album and would make the first single!
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 Cheap Trick : Every Trick in the Book - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Several rock bands were "darlings" of early MTV -- Def Leppard, Loverboy, and Mötley Crüe immediately come to mind, as well as Cheap Trick.
Unlike the other then up-and-coming aforementioned bands, Cheap Trick had been filming promo videos since the late '70s, and was already an arena-headlining veteran act.
The 1990 home video compilation Every Trick in the Book collects almost all of the group's videos from 1979's Live at Budokan set up until Busted over a decade later, containing many of the band's biggest hits.
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 Tower Records - Rockford [Digipak] - Cheap Trick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cheap Trick: Robin Zander (vocals, guitar); Rick Neilsen (guitar, background vocals); Tom Petersson (bass guitar, background vocals); Bun E. Carlos (drums, background vocals).
Largely rudderless and in label limbo since the early 1990s, Cheap Trick showed new signs of life on 2003's SPECIAL ONE, an album that found the long-running rock band signed to Big 3 Records.
Those who had written off Cheap Trick as rock has-beens are proven resoundingly wrong with this delightful and wonderfully assured record.
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 WhosWho Chicago: Cheap Trick : CenterstageChicago.com - Chicago City Life in Chicago, Illinois
They recently celebrated the CD release (compiling both original volumes and more) of Cheap Trick At Budokan -- The Complete Concert with a four-night four-album stand at Metro in Spring 1998, where the band played one album each night -- the group recorded a live album at the dates.
And, speaking of live records, a new release Music for Hangovers (Cheap Trick Unlimited) documents 1998's 4-night stand of shows at Metro -- Smashing Pumpkin Bill Corgan, one of CT's biggest fans, was the author of the liner notes.
Deification by current Chicago pop icon Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins infused Cheap Trick with a new sense of confidence and creativity.
centerstage.net /music/whoswho/CheapTrick.html   (540 words)

 VH1.com : Cheap Trick - Urge Music Downloads
In 1977, right around the time that punk rock pounders were trouncing their classic rock forebears, Cheap Trick came up with a way to work both sides of the street.
That's probably what helped me come up with the idea for [Cheap Trick's] "Hello there ladies and gentlemen…are you ready to rock?" There's nothing much to the Stones song itself.
One of the biggest shows Cheap Trick ever played was with the Who and AC/DC, and The Who put Miriam Makeba between themselves and us.
www.vh1.com /artists/interview/1489822/073004/cheap_trick.jhtml   (1365 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Bands and Artists: C: Cheap Trick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cheap Trick - Official site with mailing list, pictures, audio and video clips, message board and merchandise.
Jewel's Cheap Trick Page - Fan's story about the Cornell Benefit concert at the Palace Theater, and having drinks and conversation with Robin afterwards.
The Onion AV Club: Cheap Trick - Interview with guitarist and songwriter Rick Nielsen on Lollapalooza, alt-rock, and The Flame.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Bands_and_Artists/C/Cheap_Trick   (277 words)

 Alice Cooper -- Concert Review from the Dirty Diamonds Tour at Topeka, Kan. Sep. 7, 2005
They did two songs and then, as the lead singer was building himself a great introduction to a third song (saying something about how great a guitar was) and then consequently being forced off the stage.
WE ARE CHEAP TRICK!" in the microphone, or some variant of that.
The lead singer is the only member of Cheap Trick who actually aged well.
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 T-Shirt Fiend: Cheap Trick rock and roll tshirt
The band's next album, Dream Police, was another hit, but Cheap Trick 's popularity began to wane as the 1980's began.
Steve Albini covered "He's a Whore" with his band Big Black (and parodied the cover of the first Trick album), while Kurt Cobain of Nirvana told Rolling Stone "We sound just like Cheap Trick only the guitars are louder".
Zander and Nielsen have both stated that a new Cheap Trick album may be released in late February or March 2006.
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 Bunezuela's Cheap Trick Storybook
Here's the latest release from Cheap Trick, recently recorded live at Chicago's Metro club.
AND...There's a lot of fun to be had on the Cheap Trick usenet newsgroup, alt.music.cheap-trick.
If you need to contact Cheap Trick, look for their address inside the newly remastered cd sleeves, or try their media/tour manager Carla, at trickintl@aol.com
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