Summerland Tour: Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Lit, Marcy Playground
Wednesday, July 18
Better than: Watching Empire Records on basic cable.
We make the "remember the '90s" joke around these parts a fair amount, but this week the alt-rock strain of that decade has been stu ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice, on newsstands now: Maura connects the dots between David Lee Roth, whom she saw perform with Van Halen last Thursday, and Kanye West, whom she saw go nuts on Twitter the night before; then Chris Steffen profiles the perennially uncool Monster Magnet. Meanwhile, we retur ... More >>
The "classic" L.A. Guns lineup, ca. 1989.Today, Matador announced that it would be launching a new singles club and the inaugural release would be Stephen Malkmus and one of the bands currently calling itself L.A. Guns (more on that in a minute) will be releasing a split 7-inch on Matador wh ... More >>
Late Friday night Lady Gaga released the cover for her forthcoming big deal of an album Born This Way, and reaction to it was fairly swift, and mostly "huh?" The cover, as you can see at left, features Gaga as a half-woman, half-motorcycle, and the more vocal Gaga fans out there tried to spin ... More >>