Every year it's a guarantee that someone will grouse about record labels and musicians never taking risks anymore, and never producing anything exciting or unique. While that's probably true to a certain extent, so far it hasn't been totally empty in 2013. For instance, first there was Kanye West's ... More >>
First released in the UK on August 5, 1966, the Beatles' Revolver was born into tumultuous times for the band. The "Bigger Than Jesus" debacle was reaching its height in the United States, as some fans who took John Lennon's flippant remark about his band's popularity as heresy burned Beatles ... More >>
The incident is still just hours old, but the Internet is steaming over Screeching Weasel frontman Ben Weasel hitting a woman and another unidentified person during his band's set at the Scoot Inn on Saturday night. There's no "alleged" to be found in this situation. It was all caught on camera.
"Like, what is your problem?" Jason NocitoHell hath no fury like a spurned musician, but a critic's vengeance doesn't lag far behind. This week in the Houston Press, you can read an interview Noah Bailey at our sister paper the Dallas Observer did with Dr. Dog's Scott McMicken, who says he h ... More >>
When Tom Petty was tabbed to perform at halftime of the Super Bowl, I thought it was both an inspired choice and richly deserved. And then, to my surprise, a hater parade commenced. People said he wasn’t big enough a star, that he was too old, blah-di-blah-blah. Prominent in this chorus of naysay ... More >>
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