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  • 10 years ago

    Eddie Kendricks: Dead. Melvin Franklin: Dead. Paul Williams: Dead. David Ruffin: Dead. Al Bryant: Dead. Otis Williams: Hey, he's still alive! So, as an original member of Motown soul legends the Temptations, Williams gets to keep using the group's...

  • 10 years ago

    Canadian indie-poppers Stars were looking to challenge themselves, so earlier this year the Free Press Summer Fest alumni played new album The Five Ghosts (their fifth) start-to-finish on tour — before it was even released. According to some...

  • 11 years ago

    Athens, Georgia, outfit Dead Confederate is definitely down with the Southern rock, but they're also far more into Neil Young than Lynyrd Skynyrd ever was. Neil and Crazy Horse's epic, stomping cosmic-rock jams provide a launching pad for Dead Con...

  • 11 years ago

    One of underground hip-hop's more challenging artists, Los Angeles rapper Busdriver's flow is both instinctive and adroit, filled with lightning-fast runs, dazzling flashes of poetry and impressive vocal shapeshifting. He leaps from impish, sing-s...

  • 12 years ago

    Punk-rock godfather Joe Strummer of the Clash may have propagated the idea of a band as a gang. But for members of Canadian experimental hardcore sextet Fucked Up, their situation is more like having rival members of the Bloods and Crips in the sa...

  • 13 years ago

    One Wednesday night last March, the basement of the First Unitarian Church — Philadelphia's decidedly no-frills "venue" — was packed to the hilt with a couple hundred fans of Omaha quintet Tilly and the Wall. Gear had been set up, mike...

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