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1999 Stories by Matt Ashare

Archives: 1999
  • As Not Seen on TV!

    published September 7, 1999

    In the liner notes for a new compilation called Nowcore! The Punk Rock Evolution, some guy named Josh Hooten dredges up memories of... More >>

  • Children of the Rose

    published August 24, 1999

    It only takes 3:49 for Sheryl Crow to plow through her cover of "Sweet Child O' Mine," a song I swear used to last a good half hour when it came... More >>

  • Total Death of Loud

    published June 1, 1999

    When I was growing up in Cincinnati in the '70s, there used to always be arguments about who the loudest band in the world was, "loudness" being... More >>

  • Swingle White Males

    published May 18, 1999

    There probably hasn't been a worse time in the history of rock'n'roll for guys like Mike Ness and Tom Petty— aging white men with guitars... More >>

  • Rock's Living End

    published March 30, 1999

    "ROCK IS DEAD!" reads the large type in ads for the upcoming Korn/ Rob Zombie tour. Right below are three textbites about rock's dire state, drawn... More >>

Archives: 1999