The man might be the worst possible role model. He tells filthy jokes. He sings twisted songs. He empties entire bottles. But whatever his personal defects, Uncle Scotchy is a good fucking time. Well, until things go bad. He will get you, your mama, and your dog drunk. He'll smile, wink, and wr ... More >>
Only one week after playing a gig at the Stage in Miami, a true American original, the 88-year-old Alabama-bred bluesman Eddie Kirkland, died on Sunday morning in a car wreck. Even at the age of 87, Kirkland never stopped touring and drove himself to every one of his gigs. He also never took th ... More >>
Photo by Tom SandsHank & Cupcakes are a certifiably NSFW kinda couple.After kicking ass on the Israeli rock scene for years, lawfully wedded rock star duo Hank & Cupcakes decided it was time for a trip to the Americas. So they hung out in Cuba for six months before trekking up to NYC where th ... More >>
Last Night: George Thorogood and the Destroyers at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater Friday, March 21, 2008 Better Than: A refreshing pinch between the cheek and gum. The Review: George Thorogood got Bad to the Bone on Good Friday at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. It’s possible he knew of the day ... More >>
Bonnie Raitt Thursday, Nov 13 Hard Rock Live The people who show up at Bonnie Raitt shows these days are white, married, and between the ages of 40 and 60. The only teenagers I saw were two blond chicks that sat next to me and left after the third song. There were also two twentysomething black les ... More >>
James Blood Ulmer October 20, 2007 The Colony Theatre, Miami Beach Better Than: A back alley brawl between jazz and blues. The Review: Back when I first moved in New York, one of the greatest musical pleasures I had was catching James Blood Ulmer get all "avant-gutbucket" at a dingy little Theatre ... More >>
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