By Lauren Wise
I was always one of those metal heads who claimed to listen to all musical genres -- except for country. But in the past year, I've realized that classic country songs, with their imagery and energy, are pretty hard to dislike. Take David Allan Coe's "If That Ain't Country," for exam ... More >>
Whisky a Go Go
See also: Off!'s Keith Morris Mouths Off, Before the Group's Show at the Whisky Tomorrow
Better than... a keg party at Ian McKaye's house.
Somewhere between a rock and roll history lesson and a lock-in at the Punk Rock Rec Center, Keith Morris and his supergroup Off! ... More >>
El Rey Theatre
October 11, 2011
Almost a year ago, Yelawolf opened for Wiz Khalifa at the Music Box to little interest. His modest van was parked next to the headliner's tour bus in the lot. Last night at the El Rey Theatre, though, Yelawolf was in his element.
Havi ... More >>
Ok, if you've ever sat through one of those VH1 Behind the Music marathons (and you have), you know that Lynyrd Skynyrd was named after a killjoy Florida gym teacher who hated longhaired hippy rednecks almost as much as longhaired hippy rednecks hated Neil Young's "Southern Man."
Well, '60s high sc ... More >>
Corey NickolsFilterIt's been 15 years since Filter scored its big hit with "Hey Man, Nice Shot," and a year and half since Richard Patrick passed that signpost of career middle age by releasing a greatest-hits compilation.
He must've thought there was still some rockin' to do -- or he heard ... More >>
View live photos in the "Metallica Thrashes Stubb's" slideshow. On Friday afternoon, the four members of arguably the world's most famous heavy metal band flew into Austin, Texas, from San Francisco to promote a new music video game called "Guitar Hero Metallica." For the press conference, they set ... More >>
By Randall Roberts
The Burning Man, which was prematurely torched by burner-assassin Paul Addis
on Tuesday morning, has returned. This morning at about 11:30, a crane
lifted what is now known as the Spawn of Burning Man into its rightful place
at the center of Black Rock City. The soundtrack to ... More >>
I'd like to think that I'm way more popular in real life than I am on Myspace. I've only got like 50 friends, but that's probably because I only say yes to requests from peeps who truly are friends. Call me a weirdo.
Anyway, the pals I do have, happen to have thousands of friends and way too much ... More >>