This year marks the 10th anniversary for one of the weirdest moments in recent pop music history. Green Day somehow released one of the most critically acclaimed rock operas of all time. They were an entity primarily known for a series of respectable snot-punk slammers throughout the '90s, and then ... More >>
We covered a lot of music ground in 2013. You loved all of it (especially if the word "douchiest" was in the title). But some stories were more read than others. Here now, our 20 most popular posts of the year. Thanks for reading, and see you next year!!
We covered a lot of music ground in 2013. You loved all of it. But some stories were more read than others. Here now, our 20 most popular posts of the year, 20 - 11. Thanks for reading, and see you next year!! See also: The 10 Best Metal Albums of 2013
I have an embarrassing tendency to bait people into conversations where I just talk about cool things I am doing. Surprise, right? While it likely stems from being bored with hearing of the mundane achievements of others (babies, crappy jobs, cars), there is a part of me that figures it must stem fr ... More >>
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Better Than: Waiting until Jan. 21 Rick Ross and his Maybach Music Group (MMG) cadre of artists have perfected a sonic and aesthetic blueprint over the past two years. Unapologetically ostentatious lyrics, pounding basslines and of course, Jessica Gomez's deliciously sexy "Mmmmmaybach Music" drop; ... More >>
Even though he wasn't born until the decade after Back to the Future came out, Rockie Fresh still rocks a DeLorean in his videos and even sports a pair of Nike Air Mags AKA the Marty McFlys. Fitting considering he acts much more maturely than his 21 years of age would have you believe. His rhymes a ... More >>
Fux The Noise feat. Samantha Ronson Gawker Media Roof Deck Thursday, October 6 Better than: Doing ketamine by yourself, I'd guess. Standing on the Gawker Media roof deck, a bunch of pencil-necks swung drinks and stood around, cold. Signs had been hung, reminding "Fux The Noise" silent disco attend ... More >>
From DIY and mohawks to corporate backing and Blink 182, does anti-establishment rock live?
Brash DJ seeks audience that actually buys recordsironic Beyoncé devotees need not apply
Good Charlotte were charming in their youth, but sound increasingly mean and hopeless now
A V-Day roundup yields re-educated hipsters, angry guidos, trashy novels, and a very special discount
New Year's resolutions, many of which are likely to be broken by the time you read this
Thrift-shop-dapper Scottish new wave revival standard bearers approach the perfect beat
San Diego emo-grassers, funky fresh Canucks, old-timey Brooklynites transcend their fiddles and banjos
The lifestyles and deathstyles of the rich and shameless
Indies battle chains over product as industry kicks John Doe
Agile ingenue and extraterrestrial outsider experience life
The Neptunes get sensitive while hiding beats under rock
Therapy bands deliver public service announcements when suicide might be more lively
Anticipatory asthenia bogart conundrum criminally spazzy zing: Look 'em up, suckers!
Boy, Those Hard Rock Kiddies Can't Play Guitar
Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll From Here