By Adam Steininger In the wake of the showerless grunge era of the early '90s, a slew of post-grunge bands emerged with diluted, watered-down ditties, all seemingly revolving around suffering through romance. It's not that these bands were bad, it's just that their music was bad.
Sure, you had the Bill Clinton blowjob scandal, OJ, Pakistan and India going nuclear, mad cow disease, the Rodney King decision, and Titanic. But what made the '90s truly awful was its music. That's not to say that there weren't bright spots -- early Beck, say, or Ok Computer and much of hip-hop's g ... More >>
The 20 Worst Albums Of The '90s: 20-11 Sure, you had the Bill Clinton blowjob scandal, OJ, Pakistan and India going nuclear, mad cow disease, the Rodney King decision, and Titanic. But what made the '90s truly awful was its music. That's not to say that there weren't bright spots -- early Beck, say ... More >>
Danielle BacherSo & So Viper Room September 7, 2011 Better than: Being stuck in a steam room with 98.7 FM on the radio.Los Angeles-based folk-rockers So & So performed a triumphant gig at the center of a nuclear reactor last night. . . oh, wait. It was actually the Viper Room, which se ... More >>
Brody DalleAll apologies: Josh Homme and Rob Thomas, BFFs Brody Dalle, beautiful spouse to gigantic desertman and Queen of the Stone Age Josh Homme, just posted a couple of intriguing pictures on her Twitter account. "I have to share," Brody tweeted, "joshua apologizing to Rob Thomas - who b ... More >>
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No, like really high. The other night at Jermaine Dupri's VMA party at Avalon Hollywood, we ran into Entertainment Weekly senior writer Shirley Halperin, whose new marijuana bible, Pot Culture: The A-Z Guide to Stoner Language and Life, has just been published by Abrams. Sure enough, she was packi ... 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 >>