Photos by Craig HlavatyCake has never sounded like anyone else, and no one that came after has ever come close to sounding like the Sacramento band either. It's not like Nirvana or Green Day, with 1,000 copycat bands immediately coming out of the proverbial woodwork to shove out their own shingle. E ... More >>
Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of a Seattle electrician discovering the dead body of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in a small room above the musician's garage. The man who busted indie and punk out of their respective undergrounds had killed himself days prior, with a shotgun that Earth fr ... More >>
www.brasilbrazilshow.comFormed by veteran Brazilian singers Ana Gazzola and Sonia Santos, Los Angeles-based band Brasil Brazil celebrates the music of their native country with an elaborate show that includes several standards and original songs - a formula they devised when they first starte ... More >>
"Hey Ladies" As another year begins, record labels start unleashing commemorative editions of classic albums to take advantage of anniversaries of release dates and more importantly, yo' money. We already got wind of the impending Pearl Jam reissues a few weeks back. Now we get word that the Beasti ... More >>
In an announcement that will make many people's beards turn instantly gray, Pearl Jam is planning a re-release campaign in advance of the band's twentieth anniversary in 2011. The band's 1991 debut Ten is the first to get the treatment, due March 24. Yeah, that's right. Pear ... More >>
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The remaking of "Beautiful Liar"
A new report cuts through the static on the radio industry
Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act
Breaking Benjamin's front man Ben Burnley
Thursday, October 6, at the Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199.
Last Days follows the final spiral of a tormented musician
And you thought rappers were the only ones who had beefs
A new boxed set excavates the '90s
Friday, June 3, at Dan Electro's, 1031 East 24th Street, 713-862-8707.
An often-exasperating boxed set offers the final word on Nirvana's legacy
Handsome Boy Modeling School, Molotov and Rufus Wainwright
Christmas is the weirdest time of the year. Who better to musically document the season than John Waters?
Fashionable retro-rock has jumped the shark. Here's why.
Dubya and Franz Ferdinand have made it okay for white guys to dance
Dear You (Blackball)
Franz Ferdinand (Domino)
When the working day is done, Molly & the Ringwalds just want to have fun
Universal hopes to JumpSTART flagging CD sales with aggressive price cuts. Who benefits the most?
Girls tries a tired lesson -- grow up, already
BMC plays ragga jungle at NoDo's Underground Lounge
The left, turning right, was plain wrong to attack pop culture
The Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl is always between rock and a hard place
Plus: Junk Food, Junk Suits; Pigeon Hold, Meds for the Poor
Our take on "rare" Nirvana
Monday, October 28
Saturday, July 27
Unlike the UK, Houston resists the urge to commit plagiarhythm
The former Austin guitar-slinger wants people to know he has more than SRV licks at his disposal
Shirley Manson supplies the fire to fuel some musical waste from Wisconsin