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Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip performs at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ont. on Wednesday August 10, 2016. (Ernest Doroszuk/Postmedia Network)

Gord Downie dead at age 53

Gord Downie, the poetic lead singer of the Tragically Hip whose determined fight with brain cancer inspired a nation, has died. He was 53.

Lindsay indie-pop-rock band The Kents, including, from left, drummer Tanner Paré, bassist Luke Shauf, guitarist Freddy Kwon and vocalist Warren Frank, release their sophomore album, Within Waves, Oct. 13. SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER

The Kents keep making waves

LINDSAY -- The Kents' vocalist says the Lindsay indie-pop-rock band has done some growing up for their sophomore release, Within Waves, which arrives Friday.The EP offers a slight change of direction, one that shows the musician's progression as artists and reflects their life experiences, Warren Frank said."We've found more of what we want our ide

This undated photo provided by Paisley Park/NPG Records shows the atrium of Prince's Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minn. (Paisley Park/NPG Records via AP/Files)

Prince tapes moved to Calif.

Two sisters and heirs of the late rock superstar Prince said Wednesday they’re angered that the contents of his vault, including master tapes of unreleased music, have been removed from his Paisley Park studio complex and shipped to California.