Combining James Browns soul scream, the crunchy guitars of Cream-era Clapton and the horns of big band, theyre Frankensteins rock band. Formed by utilizing the wonderfully weird and interconnected music scene of Austin, TX, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears came together in 2007, comprised of friends of friends. There was me and this one other dude; me and him started the band, Lewis explained. He got me a gig opening up for Little Richard probably like 11 years ago, or something. After that, he introduced me to some of his friends and we started rocking out from there. Through line-up changes and label changes since then, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears persevere with their high-octane R&B rock n roll. Case in point: the bands newest, self-released album, Backlash, out Feb. 10. I just always want to put out some good music, something that youre proud of, he said in his matter-of-fact, Texan drawl. [We] try to keep that going, thats always like the never-ending goal, and [to] just get better at what youre doing. This is my favorite thing weve done yet. The songs are better.

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Vjeran Tomic had admitted the 104m euro ($110m;89m) heist during which he took five paintings - including an Henri Matisse and a Pablo Picasso - from the Musee d'Art Moderne in Paris in 2010. Jean-Michel Corvez, accused of ordering the heist, and Yonathan Birn, who hid the paintings for a period, were given seven and six years respectively. The artworks are still missing. What the stolen masterpieces tell us The three have also been ordered to pay the City of Paris 104m euros in compensation, on top of additional fines. Tomic, 49, who earned his nickname climbing into the apartments of Paris's wealthy residents - and has had several convictions - ครีมบำรุงผิวหน้า ราคา told police he broke into the museum hoping to steal a piece by French cubist painter Fernand Leger. Image copyright AFP Image caption Among them was La femme a l'eventail But after the alarm failed to go off, he decided to take the other four, including ones by Georges Braque and Amedeo Modigliani, because he "liked" them. Tomic was accused of cutting through a padlocked gate and breaking a window to get into the gallery, which had been waiting for its alarms to be fixed for several weeks at the time of the heist. He was arrested in 2011 for the 2010 theft. Birn, 40, later told investigators he had thrown the paintings away in a panic.

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