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  • 12 years ago

    There is but one reason why John Mayer will always be John Mayer, and that's because John Mayer is the only one who can do John Mayer. Which is not to say he's an original, as much as that the Berklee School of Music chops John Mayer flashed on hi...

  • 12 years ago

    Them faux-vintage "CCCP" T-shirts sported by Powerman 5000's spiky bleached frontman Spider One—still dining out on the two-and-a-half-note joke that was big brother Rob Zombie's cartoon crunchcore—hearkens back to headier days. Like tho...

  • 13 years ago

    Is it just me, or has the median age for post-postmodern rock stars been getting younger? How else to justify all those fawning profiles of suburban scofflaws Sum 41 making out like they invented disorderly conduct? Sure, it all comes down to what...

  • 13 years ago

    Olivia Newton-John's prospects began to unravel as soon as she imagined Grease as a psychic road map for her own career. So good thing LeAnn Rimes had a surrogate actress playing out her reverse-Sweet Home Alabama fantasies, lest she figure Coyote...

  • 13 years ago

    A Newsweek cover story last month branded them "Gamma Girls"—the allegedly emerging social class of female teenagers who aren't meanies yet are unconcerned with being popular. They get good grades, play sports, and shun social deviancy in an ...

  • 14 years ago

    This summer, Break the Cycle (Flip/Elektra) made Staind the first metal band in a decade to score a chart-topping disc purely on the coattails of melancholic anthems. Yet the real cycle-breaker, in terms of restoring the displaced legacy of sentim...

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