America rocks. And even at 236 years old, the United States of America is still the sexiest country in the free world.
But the 50 states, its federal district, and territories throughout the Pacific and Caribbean wouldn't stand a chance if it weren't for the brave men and women who've risked life ... More >>
Big ups to British siren Adele for keeping it seriously real at last night's Brit Awards.
The "Rolling In The Deep" singer was in the process of accepting the award for Album of the Year when, seconds into her speech, actor and Brit presenter James Corden interrupted her to introduce a live perf ... More >>
The "supergroup" is nothing new. From Cream to Temple of the Dog to Audioslave, we've seen big names from rock join forces -- either to make some bad-ass music, or to fail miserably trying. (Velvet Revolver, anyone?)But December 4, 1956, at the renowned Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, saw the fir ... More >>
Heeeere's Johnny!Halloween is almost here and you have a dilemma. There's a pumpkin on your doorstep ready to be carved, but what do you do? Sure you can do the standard Jack O' Lantern, but how boring is that? Why not turn that giant orange gourd into a work of art? It's actually easy sinc ... More >>
Beer. It's been the go-to beverage for getting a buzz since the ancient Egyptian pharaohs had their first kegger at the paws of the Sphinx.Since Oktoberfest is upon us, we figured we'd put together a collection of our favorite drinking songs. Some are classics, some are weird, but all have one th ... More >>
Since you obviously have good taste, you must be looking forward to Disney's soon-to-be-classic The Muppets coming out this Thanksgiving.
You won't have to wait till November, though, to conjure up memories of these furry little guys. Pitchfork reported that on August 23, Weezer, Andrew Bi ... More >>
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 >>
Many famous musicians have spent a day or three in jail for driving
drunk, holding drugs, or something really stupid. But only the select
few have spent a serious stretch of time in prison, which brings us to
David Allan Coe. The original country outlaw performs Friday at the Culture Room in Fort La ... More >>
As wild admirers of Johnny Cash, Karl Marx, and Pee Wee Herman, the ex-Miami and now Oakland-based outfit Kreamy 'Lectric Santa makes a skuzzy, avant-garde sound that could be called "kinder commune rockabilly." But that might be short-selling a crew that's got as many facets as an LSD-25 trip in ... More >>
Last Night: Flight of the ConchordsBetter Than: All the YouTube videos fit to click.By now, fans of HBO's off-kilter, musical comedy series Flight of the Conchords know that its number is up. The Conchords themselves, the duo of Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, walking a nearly-flawless tightrope ... More >>
(Photo via Medeski, Martin & Wood's MySpace page.)Despite being a cool, downtown NYC jazz act with roots in the early Nineties avant-garde scene of John Lurie and John Zorn, no one loves Medeski, Martin & Wood like that patchouli-loving, Birkenstocks-on-the-weekend hippie in the next cubic ... More >>