Close your eyes, now open them. Just like that, the weekend has come to an end, and now, it's back to the Monday morning grind. But with gigs from Bruce Springsteen AKA the Boss, indie rockers Vampire Weekend, and pop queen Lady Gaga to look forward to, Friday will get here in the blink of an eye. ... More >>
Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>
Adam Huss is no stranger to the local music scene, having tenured in the wildly popular Dreams You Die In. He's also known to hardcore kids across the US as a solid booker from The Alley days. After a lengthy absence from local music, he's back with a new outfit, Stand Proud, ready to return ... More >>
Flogging Molly's Matthew Hensley.While often likened to other Stateside outfits, like Dropkick Murphys and Black 47, best known for blending an upstart attitude with Celtic tradition, Flogging Molly alone can claim a specific geographical bond with the old country. The band's founder and frontm ... More >>
It's ironic that for bands like Black 47 and the Dropkick Murphys, the words Irish and insurgency have become practically synonymous, especially since these two outfits actually hail from New York and Boston respectively, cities that are separated by several thousand miles from the Emerald Isles. ... More >>
via Flickr user Guy McCulloughHey look! It's a concert announcement that has nothing to do with jam bands, '80s hair metal, or sugary pop-punk acts! Don't worry, they'll be back next week. For today, let's focus on Brandi Carlile's announcement that she'll be coming to Culture Room on February 20 ... More >>
Stiff Little Fingers gave us some of the best Irish punk rockSt. Patrick's Day is today. So before we hit the pub to celebrate, we thought we'd put together a mix for you of some tracks our favorite Irish and Irish-American bands. Enjoy them -- preferably with a pint of Guinness. The streaming playl ... More >>
Nine years ago (well, and before), nobody expected the original Irish punk rockers, the Pogues, to resurface together. Fans had followed the band's slow dissolution across the late 1980s and early 1990s, parallel with the personal struggles of its mad genius frontman and songwriter, Shane Mac ... More >>
Rock stars share the songs they're thankful for.
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Six essential Irish acts that would win St. Paddys approval.
Dropkick Murphys w/ HorrorPops September 25, 2007 Revolution, Ft. Lauderdale Dropkick MurphysPhotos by Jamie Puntumkhul Better than: Three accidental fists to the face due to an ardently chanted Oi! trinity. The Review: I have somewhat of an obsession with that span of time between an opening ba ... More >>
Against Me! New Wave Gainesville's Against Me! shares a hometown with Lynyrd Skynyrd and, discounting the redneck caricature Skynyrd became after frontman/spiritual leader Ronnie Van Zant's 1977 death, a lot more: a keen eye for the flaws of leaders and those being led alike, and songs with sentim ... More >>
Cold as the Clay (Anti-)
Güajiro (Long Beach Records)
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The Warrior's Code (Hellcat Records)