The frizz-haired Frank "Rat Bastard" Falestra rummaged through piles of T-shirts lined up against one of the pool tables at Churchill's Pub. "This one right here," the local legend said of a black and white cotton top he wore during a show, "is one of the most famous shirts in Florida that made the ... More >>
It's been nine days since a six-person jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Yet despite President Obama's unscripted personal address to the nation and the possibility of a civil case against Zimmerman, many Americans' anger over the acquittal hasn't dimm ... More >>
The S.S. Coachella set out to sea rather unceremoniously. There weren't horns, not a streamer in sight, and no one smashed bottles against the body of the ship. But we'd all been aboard the Celebrity Silhouette for about four hours at that point and Father John Misty was launching our oceanic musi ... More >>
Gilby Clarke is a badass rock 'n' roller. In 1991, he got hired to play rhythm guitar in Guns N' Roses during the group's Use Your Illusion tour. He was with GNR for three years, back when Axl and crew were the greatest band on Earth. Then Gilby played with Slash's Snakepit, the MC5, Heart, Nancy S ... More >>
The New York Times ran a piece today titled, "Electronic Dance Genre Tempts Investors," as though everybody didn't already know that there is good money in booze and titties. The article cites the rise of the dance music megabashes - Electric Daisy, Hard and, of course, Ultra Music Festival - as a ... More >>
I guess there's a Rolling Stones joke somewhere when you mention rock 'n' roll powerhouses that have been around for what seems like an eternity. And sure, like the Stones, there have been highs and lows for everyone. But when it comes to the thirty-two years that Fishbone has been rocking hous ... More >>
The Commander's mama is cookin' hammy.First, let's get to the shocking stuff: Riock and rollers, it seems, never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink Floyd ("Brow ... More >>
And groove with the man who helped invent the genre.
At MOCAs latest exhibit, the bands on the run.
It's all in the stars.
The long, dark days of Amy Lee
Warren Zanes wrote some of his best songs while working on his dissertation
Rising stars in our own back yard
"Stick and Stones" (Rough Trade)
High Life High Volume (Yep Roc)
The Mayor of Nerville rambles on about fads, God, and other Yuletide traditions
Hoy Como Ayer
Los Piojos Ritual "Delanuca"
Los Piojos Verde Paisaje del Infierno "Delanuca"
Don't know the bands? Don't worry -- here are some highlights
Bring back Robert Rosenberg!
New guys in old roles -- that's so retro
Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven
Tune-In, Turn-On, Drop Art
The songsmithery of Alejandro Escovedo
Springsteen still can prove it all night
Cuban Roots; Faces
Spend a Saturday morning standing in line to buy Stones tix at Eckerd? Wild horses couldn't drag us away!
Australian axman Dave Hole comes up from down under
From Ottawa to Austin, guitarslinger Sue Foley follows her blues muse
It's a Dicey proposition when these guys tumble onto stage