Q&A: The Darkness' Justin Hawkins On Being Surrounded By Drama, His Pre-Rock Star Life, And Learning From Lady Gaga3 years ago | Interviews
Fans of falsetto-laden cock-rock and spindly Englishmen in catsuits have been shit outta luck since the Darkness broke up in 2006, amid out-of-control tension and lead singer/guitarist Justin Hawkins' heading off to rehab. Then a performance at la...
3 years ago | Interviews
Portland, Oregon, trio Gossipsinger Beth Ditto, guitarist Nathan Howdeshell, and drummer Hannah Blilieare celebrating the release of their fifth album, the remarkably bangin' A Joyful Noise, tonight at Terminal 5. We wrangled some time...
3 years ago
Sitting in Webster Hall's tiny greenroom, Andrew W.K. is two hours away from celebrating the 10-year anniversary of his debut, the party-metal landmark I Get Wet, with his adopted hometown. For a city that parties damn hard, the expectations are a...
3 years ago | Concert Reviews
The Darkness Irving Plaza Saturday, February 4 Better than: Your ironic love of hair metal. There's a sea of white people two-fisting 24 oz. Bud Lights the size of Pringles cans and dudes in collared shirts amusing each other with their cartoonish...
7 years ago
These dudes were certainly never feeling the wistful teenage nostalgia of Bryan Adams's "Summer of '69"—over 20 years, the Offspring became experts at penning dark accounts of modern youth set to buzzsaw guitars and a rapid-fire beat. But un...
8 years ago
They were fucking awesome! Write that down! barked a dude with potato-chip breath half an inch from my face when he saw me scribbling away during the Donnas set at the Highline Ballroom. Normally, his fragrant remark wouldv...