If heavy metal makes you bang your head, then extreme metal will make you take a cheese grater to your face until shredded skin piles at your feet and blood drips from your chin. A band named Carcass helped invent the style in 1985, and 17 years after the release of the group's 1996 breakup album S ... More >>
Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Brontë braves lines of color.
A Flock of Seagulls is remembered for two things. Some people fondly recall the Liverpool quartet for its 1982 single -- and accompanying MTV mega-hit video -- "I Ran (So Far Away)," as well as a steady string of other hazy, early-'80s Duran Duran-isms. But to the average North American pop music ... More >>
It's hard to believe that it's been a decade already. Ten solid years of bleep-bleep, bloop-bloop electro synthpop courtesy of the Liverpool-based quartet known as Ladytron. Twelve years if you count that 1999 EP, Miss Black and Her Friends, released only in Japan. After five studio records, a ... More >>
Courtesy of TheBeatles.comGreat news! The Beatles entire catalog of songs is finally on iTunes. Yes, for years Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr kept their former band's songs off the media download service. Why? Well, the Fab Four's Apple Records and Apple Computer Inc. had major beef. After an a ... More >>
Few figures in the international dance music scene can wear the title of legend as aptly as Greg Wilson. The British DJ boasts a career spanning three decades, going back to the birth of house and his early days as a DJ at Manchester's seminal club The Hacienda, and he carries on the authentic mi ... More >>
Artwork by John Lennon from We All Shine On benefit exhibitFor a certain kind of pop culture observer, Yoko Ono will always remain defined by her marriage to John Lennon. And Lennon will always remain a Beatle.These people, though, have misread history. They ignore (or are ignorant of) Ms. Ono's ... More >>
Glass CandyFriday, September 11*Glamorous new disco duo Glass Candy plays the Vagabond in Miami tonight -- and you can still purchase advance tickets online for $10 from Wantickets. Act fast, though, because that offer runs out at 8 p.m. Click here for full details about the show. *Boston-area up ... More >>
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It alters perceptions and skews the ability to tell right from wrong. Ultimately, it results in a dysfunctional society. But it's not a drug. It's the War on Drugs.