The first time I saw Van Halen perform live, the band was colloquially known as Van Hagar. Guitarist Eddie Van Halen, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Michael Anthony had just reunited with their second frontman Sammy Hagar to promote a greatest-hits package titled Best of Both Worlds; I bought f ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXSo Paul McDonald went home this week. Not that shocking! The only real surprise is that it finally reverses the gross and troubling trend of only female contestants getting bounced. (The one time a male contestant was voted off after top 12 week happened when the judges save ... More >>
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here. "Afternoon Delight," served with a side of dorm-cafeteria sugar cereal. Sure, he's the tabloids' top Twittering troubadour right now, but back in 2001, John Mayer was just a grin-happy kid who sang about fucking shi ... More >>
Why can't this be love?
Jensen didn't have a camera, so this was this night before at the Parish. If we had a copy of PhotoShop, we'd play paperdoll and give him a new shirt. Perry Farrell at Stubb's, Austin, Texas Date: Friday, March 17 Better than: Seeing Nuno Bettencourt play with Extreme Rating: 6.7 Stalking. Shimmyi ... More >>
Like playing Guitar Hero, only REAL: Slash, Tom Morello, Les Claypool onstage early this morning at the Parish. Click on this shit for the full effect. Holy double motherfuck. New York, I have so much to tell you about this thing they call South By Southwest, but this comes first. I saw Slash earl ... More >>
LOVE IS THE SPACE BETWEEN SOUNDS Upstairs hallway at Tonic, Lower East Side Is this spacecake raver-speak or beatific profundity? We noticed it in the hallway at Tonic, one of New York's best rooms for experimental and avant-garde music, so there must be something more insightful to the statement t ... More >>