See also: Steely Dan Fans Are Assholes
I've long considered Steely Dan the ultimate Los Angeles band. Proof? They're not actually from here, like almost half the city. Like the best Angelenos, they have a healthy hatred for the entertainment industry. And, like all transplants, their memories of th ... More >>
William Gibson called them "the most genuinely subversive" band in late-20th Century pop. Bryan Cranston sneaks winking references to them into Malcolm In The Middle and Breaking Bad episodes. Ice Cube sampled them and The Roots play them on Jimmy Fallon. Who are they? The gold standard in rock and ... More >>
Jimmy Eat WorldJimmy Eat World shouldn't get dinged for the ostensibly presumptuous title of their new album and first in three years, Invented.
In the minds of the many, the Arizona quartet did pioneer its brand of radio-friendly emo-rock -- taut and anthemic guitar music with an honesty th ... More >>
L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper of record, has apparently released a list of their Top Ten Rock Albums. We're saying apparently because most links to this story lead back to articles in the British press reporting this. The Osservatore's website--a bizarre Umberto-Eco-worthy labyr ... More >>