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 >>
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 >>
The band sizzles with a new honky-tonk album.
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
Cincinnati quintet Foxy Shazam raises soul/glam/rock/punk hell.
Rockabilly Riot, Volume One: A Tribute to Sun Records (Surfdog)
Heavy Trash (Yep Roc)
Roots Music: An American Journey (Rounder Records)
Mother's Day Elvis Dinner Show
Music can free your soul, but can it spring the West Memphis Three?