Austin City Limits 2006

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BEN KWELLER "If you don't care, I don't care," Texas-bred Kweller said, holding a bloody towel to his bloody nose that plagued him during an afternoon set. "I'll fucking bleed to death for you!" Now that's what we call rock & roll! [See the full story in our Rock Blog.] Kweller tried to keep it going by playing the heavier tune "This Is War," after which he blasted though three more songs before festival paramedics and management insisted he call it quits and whisked him away to the hospital. "They like to keep these tour buses really dry and really fucking cold, " Kweller said, trying to explain the nosebleed. "A hot bus is a sick bus, so it's dry as hell on there."