via rickastley.co.ukOh, Rick Astley, we ain't never gonna give you up!Tribute shows are terrible in so many ways. It's like, If I really wanted to hear that song the way I enjoy hearing it, I'd use my iPod, thank you. But tributes are also fun to watch for their crash-and-burn performances. And so ... More >>
Photo by Eilon PazMonotonix cancelled! Nooo!Holy shit, SoFlo freaks. Can we not catch a break? Last time, Monotonix trekked this far south (or almost, it was Respectables in West Palm), the band's explosive Israeli punk-show-slash-Krav-Maga-exhibition ended prematurely after lead singer Ami Shale ... More >>
You've probably never heard of of the Massachusetts trio Mindwalk Blvd. But, if like the rest of the world, you spend way too much of your cubicle time over at YouTube, you may have already seen one third of the band. Three years ago, the mother of drummer Tyler Hudson uploaded a montage of old home ... More >>
Incubus celebrates an 18-year evolution.
Hmmm. Ludo? Isn't that the nickname for a certain much-abused narcotic of somewhat ill repute? Or could it be that hit by Boz Scaggs from way back in the day? Or maybe it's the nickname your college buddy chose because he always shunned his given name. Well ... no. This Ludo has nothing to do with " ... More >>
Dillinger Escape Plan are sort of like a band of vikings, blazing through a town in a maelstrom of chaos that leave the feeble shivering in a puddle of their own secretions. Think noise, destruction, flames -- literally, frontman Greg Puciato has been known to shoot fireballs from the stage between ... More >>
Few people in rock need less of an introduction than Slash, the legendary former ax man for Guns N Roses who built that band's epic sound with his deft, but economical and sexy, riffage. Since 2002 he's been one-fifth of what is now Velvet Revolver, along with former GNR bandmates Duff McKagan and ... More >>
The Rock the Bells tour brings a dream cast of hip-hop heroes, just for one day
DVD releases for the week of July 5, 2006
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
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On (Merge Records)
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