http://cosm.typepad.comAdam Jones holds his bronze sculptureMany know Adam Jones from Tool as one of the world's greatest guitarists, however the L.A.-based musician also has an unrelenting passion for visual arts that spans his entire life. From finding refuge in comic books as a child, to a ... More >>
Shepard Fairey, the DJAlthough his most recognizable (and controversial) work is 2008's Barack Obama "HOPE" poster, influential street artist Shepard Fairey's biggest motivation comes from connecting with music, not making splashy headlines. Old school album art, flyers and T-shirts from band ... More >>
It's one thing to hang out at the legendary Sunset Strip haunt Rainbow Bar & Grill and try to soak up as much metal as humanly possible. But when you're there in the afternoon for the announcement of Revolver's Golden God nominees and you realize that the guy who walked past you is Rob Halford, the ... More >>
Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo will perform along with the films of genius experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage at the Silent Movie Theater on March 10, Cinefamily announced this morning. Guitarist Ranaldo will play as part of Text of Light, a trio also featuring amazing guitarist (and one of the world's ... More >>
KROQ-FM's annual Almost Acoustic Christmas this year featured some of our favorite bands from the 90s, the decade in which we learned to play guitar just so we could jam the songs in some crappy all-ages venue. Revisiting Alice In Chains, Sublime and 311 reminded us why we liked them in the first pl ... More >>
View more photos in the "Beyond the Stage: Cage at House of Blues" slideshow.
Erin BroadleyCage at House of BluesIt's another Friday night in Hollywood and the Sunset Strip looks like a war zone. Cars inch forward and break hard, some get stuck merging and block traffic, everyone is honking, ... More >>
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Timothy NorrisPolly Jean Harvey and guitarist Giovanni Ferrario at the El Rey on Monday
This past Monday night PJ Harvey and John Parish introduced California to songs from their incredible new collection, A Man A Woman Walked B ... More >>