It's a fine line between pure genius and utter insanity. Many musicians have made a career out of toeing that line. Or, uh, totally jumping it and never looking back. As it turns out, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And since batshit crazy people don't care what month it actually is, neither ... More >>
Seth Bogart is queercore's flat-chested poster boy and a household name among same-sex households with an affinity for independent garage rock. The colorful 31-year-old Hunx and his Punx frontman has become one of Hardly Art's chief impresarios, a showman who's second to none. Whether he's eye- ... More >>
In 2009, a teenaged Chris Brown was arrested for beating the crap out of his then-girlfriend, Rihanna. It was an ugly scene and everyone will always remember him as one of the most famous wife-beaters of all time. Certainly, though, Brown is not the only male musician with anger management pr ... More >>
Courtesy of Hardly ArtLet your horndog loose with Hunx and His Punx.Seth Bogart is unapologetically horny, and he'll be at The Stage this weekend. As the flamboyantly fabulous frontman of Hunx and His Punx, the onstage banter between Bogart and the crowd often consists of boner references, pee ... More >>
This week, we cheated a little. In amongst the free yoga, free art and free parties is one event we actually think you should shell out dough to attend. Intrigued? Read on. Monday: Show off the resilience of your liver by going out on a Monday night. The party Duchess at the Mondrian Hotel's Sunset ... More >>
Unmitigated cool never goes outta style. Ever. Especially when said cool comes from one of the originators. See then it's something at once insidious and divine, a thing in and of itself, unexplainable, indefinable and blessed beyond belief.That kinda cool also tends to be highly emulated. And no ... 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 >>
Bob Dylan, popular music's ultimate shape-shifter, will release the strangest album of his five-decade career next Tuesday, October 13. Christmas in the Heart, as the title suggests, is a collection of 15 holiday classics. Commenters at RollingStone.com and numerous other sites are -- or at least we ... More >>
Have a headbanging holiday.
But your movie's kinda drab. Mamma Mia! drains the fun out of ABBA.
It's the most wonderful time of the year for these guilty pleasures.
A new Shangri-Las compilation reminds pop tarts how it's really done.
We Belong to the Staggering Evening (Rock Ridge Music)
Ten bands that weren't singing Yankee Doodle Dandy in '06
After blackface, gay-baiting, nervous breakdowns, and Aryan brotherhood, Turbonegro reclaims the States
The Rising "Columbia"
The power-pop life and times of Marshall Crenshaw
Doo Wop 50, Volumes One and Two (Rhino Home Video)
Oh, sweet youth! The pain, the suffering, the heartbreak. The champagne, the nightclubs, the women.
They're tough. They're rowdy. And they're on the way up. They're L7.