"Prolific" is an understatement when applied to British singer/songwriter/guitarist/ producer Justin K. Broadrick. A partial list of the 44-year-old's aural adventures includes 24 bands, projects and solo work, 11 of them more or less "current/ongoing," including Napalm Death (which he's been with s ... More >>
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Nearly four decades ago, frontman Peter Murphy and his bandmates in Bauhaus recorded what Murphy calls the "'Stairway to Heaven' of the post-punk period." But with the release of that tune, "Bela Lugosi's Dead," Bauhaus innovated a form of avant-garde rock that would influence artists ranging from l ... More >>
These are the best metal shows in NYC this month. See also: The Ten Best Metal Albums of 2012
CMJ: So many shows (about 1,300), so little time (5 days). Poring through the schedule, separating the wheat from the chaff--and sorry, there's lots of chaff every year--and figuring out a plan of attack is time-consuming and headache-inducing. So to help you out a tiny bit, we've picked out 10 acts ... More >>
Grant Morrison in the video for My Chemical Romance's "Sing" Grant Morrison is a U.K. comic book writer known for known for highly singular--or insane, if you prefer, in a good way--takes on established mainstream properties like X-Men and Doom Patrol as well as his own, peyotesque original series ... More >>
Your move, Madonna. Pic by Jesse Reed. The double-edged sword of living here in NYC is a) there's tons of cool shit going on musically on any given weekend, but b) if you are fatigued/lazy/vaguely ill and thus opt to spend your downtime in a quiet shut-in "walk around the park and abuse Netflix" fa ... More >>
Wry doomsaying suddenly sounds more credible than ever.
Annual Pre-Pazz & Jop Handicappers' CG: Whose faves are whose? Tune in next week . . .
Like the Sweet Song of a Choir You Light My Morning Sky With Burning Love Like Blood