Tomorrow, stoner-rock heroes Monster Magnet come to the Music Hall of Williamsburg to play their debut album Spine of God in its entirety. As career-making as that album was, talk of looking back on the group's legacy calls to mind their biggest hit, 1998's "Space Lord." While the song has since be ... More >>
It has been almost a month now since America went to the polls and re-elected President Obama to another four years of running this whole place. Since then, we've collectively done well in the whole "taking our minds off the election" business. We've had Petraeus, the progress of the Sandy recovery, ... More >>
At the sentencing hearing earlier this month for convicted Brooklyn pervert Andrew Goodman, the pederast was so happy about the wimpy sentence he was set to receive (thanks to a sweetheart plea deal from the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office) that he used the court appearance to declare his undyin ... More >>
This has to happen. In what could be one of the most interesting Saturday Night Live episodes in recent memory, it has been reported that Lorne Michaels, the producer of the legendary sketch comedy show, has offered the Romney tent a chance for their candidate to show off his comedic flare ... More >>
VH1 spent last week counting down what the channel, and its panel of celebrities and "experts," consider The 100 Greatest Songs of The '00s. They certainly haven't been the first to assemble such a listRolling Stone and Pitchfork and every blog under the sun had their say about two years ago, ... More >>
by Ian Cohen
This week's Voice takes a look at how Pitbull rode a bullish multimedia campaign to a level of chart success and celebrity that far exceeds what he accomplished during reggaeton's heyday. It's every bit as heartening as it is surprising. When you consider the ... More >>
"What's up, Billy Corgan?" Photo by Annabel Mehran.Back in the stellar, angular riffage-filled '90s indie-rock days of yore, guitar-rawk behemoths Chavez scorched downtown spots like CBGB while unleashing two now-classic mathy slabs in Gone Glimmering and Ride The Fader. Front and center in t ... More >>
The special guest line-up for this past weekend's Big Apple Comic Con read a lot like a wish list for VH1's The Surreal Life: classic TV-show refugees (Different Strokes' Todd Bridges, Silver Spoons' Erin Gray, Dukes of Hazzard's Tom Wopat); cartoony wrestlers (Ric Flair, The Iron Sheik, Bushwacke ... More >>
"Fuel Dump is going to be like Magnolia. Or Crash. It's going to be like Magnolia meets Crash."
Obligatory caption: "What I Do On The Weekends For Disposable Income."
What Tom Scharpling, host of The Best Show On WFMU with Tom Scharpling, might lack in modesty, he makes up for with his impressive ... More >>
Certainly, the headline of the day is ABC News' "What Beer Will Obama Choose for White House Meeting?" This refers to the beer the President is scheduled to have with Professor Henry Louis Gates and the man who arrested him, Sergeant James Crowley of the Cambridge PD. Scott Mayerowitz' articl ... More >>
--The Killers' Brendan Flowers likely got to live out a childhood fantasy Saturday when he joined Bruce Springsteen for a duet of "Thunder Road" at the opening night of the Neatherlands Pinkpop Festival. Nowadays, it's a right of passage for Springsteen-influenced acts to join their idol onstage. Th ... More >>
Allman Brothers Band
Thursday, March 26
I felt like this is something I should do at least once, given that many people feel like they should do this, like, hundreds of times. "There's an extra rig onstage," notes a clearly loyal gentleman in the men's bathroom, minutes before sho ... More >>
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As any self-respecting Grammy live blog will have told you by now, the highlight of last night's occasionally lively fiasco was undoubtedly the "Rap Pack" black-and-white "Swagga Like Us" blowout, ostensibly starring Jay-Z/Kanye/Wayne/T.I. but dominated by a stupendously pregnant M ... More >>