Warped Tour: Taking Back Sunday, New Found Glory, Every time I Die, Polar Bear Club, Fireworks, and others.
Saturday, July 21
Better than: Last year.
A few images:
• The weather was beautiful; this year there was wind. Sunlight gently cascaded onto the grounds and sometimes r ... More >>
Summer might not semi-officially start until next weekend, but our fair city is getting a head start on jamming the schedule with as much music as possible. This weekend there are at least seven multi-musician extravaganzas happening in New York and New Jersey. Which one is most right for you? Our h ... More >>
Back around 2001, a Transatlantic cabal of music critics led a media hype machine declaring that rock was "back." To further this thesis, it grouped together a disparate set of bands offering variations on the stripped-down "garage rock" template who were often cheekily referred to as the "The" Band ... More >>
Machine Gun Kelly
Sunday, May 22
Better than: Going to the gym.
Machine Gun Kelly onstage is like a Nintendo character, if someone kept pressing the B button. His feet touch the ground about as often as his knees hit his chest; he looks like he learned to walk on a Dance Dance Re ... More >>
"I've been inspired by Japan for many years and have a true love, appreciation and respect for the Japanese people and their culture," said early American-adopter and purveyor of Japan's Harajuku girl style, Gwen Stefani. "The disaster in Japan is beyond heartbreaking and I want to do anythin ... More >>
I don't think so, mind you! In fact, the show in which AM was set to help others recover seemed like a cathartic idea and a way for him to work out his own issues while helping others. (Plus I always think any exposure is good exposure.) But a posting by someone way more expert in this field, ... More >>
Adam Goldstein, better known as DJ AM, was found dead in his home on Friday afternoon. The news first circulated through TMZ and Perez Hilton and--to the dread of his friends, his peers, and thousands of fans--the NYPD confirmed the rumor later that evening, announcing the DJ's death and its ... More >>