This year, our sister papers the Dallas Observer and Houston Press teamed up to document the SXSW madness for you amusement and/or edification. Here are the 12 best shows and moments they saw.
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against the Machine, and others Hollywood Palladium 1/31/13 When Dave Grohl announced late last year that the Foo Fighters were going on an indefinite hiatus, folks weren't quite sure how to interpret the news. The band had just ... More >>
By Whitney Friedlander The lobby of Dave Grohl's Northridge-based 606 Studios has a Joan Jett book on the coffee table and a row of classic arcade games like Donkey Kong Jr. against one wall. On top of a photo booth sits an iconic "Moonman" MTV Video Music Award, festooned with a roll of toilet pap ... More >>
Timothy NorrisSee also: *Nirvana Little-Known-Facts Revealed: The Band and Jon Stewart Celebrate Nevermind's 20th Anniversary in New York *1991: Nirvana Documentary Captures the Band Moments Before They Broke *Nirvana's Photographer Kirk Weddle Recalls The Day In Pasadena He Shot Nevermind's ... More >>
Jena ArdellWho: Nirvana Where: SiriusXM's studios in New York City When: September 24, 2011 Better than... bands inspired by Nirvana. Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, an album most people feel changed the landscape of music. To celebrate, SiriusXM satellite radio ... More >>
Kanye West interrupts Taylor Swift, continuing a long tradition of unspontaneous VMA quackery. Back in the day, VMA's didn't suck, here's evidence.
One of the most influential bands of the American post-punk movement returns
If you're going to listen to any aging punk rocker wax nostalgic for a cult-band like Flipper - and we've all probably heard more than we need to - is there anyone you'd rather give the benefit of the doubt to than Nirvana's bassist / Northwest political gadfly? You're in luck. Krist Novoselic is ... More >>
With the Lights Out takes us through the past, starkly
Polaroids from Silver Lake