Much like the dreaded hipster, "music nerd" is a loaded term. Not that obsessing over vinyl, headphones, tour dates, and Dutch tape music will get you stuffed in a metaphorical locker, or anything--nowadays, nerds are embraced as society's cool kids (see: the San Francisco tech boom, the North Brook ... More >>
Better Than: Almost everything. Dude. On Friday night, Dethklok played the Roseland Ballroom, and our brains are still recovering from the awesomeness. Here are the ten best things that happened. See Also: - Exclusive Interview: Dethklok's Skwisgaar Skwigelf Makes Fake Boobs Explode - The Ten Best ... More >>
Devotees of Metalocalypse, the Adult Swim animated series created by Brendon Small, know that death metal band Dethklok--performing at the Roseland Ballroom tonight--are at a pivotal point in their career. Last season, after warring egos nearly dissolved the band, we learned that the Metalocalypse h ... More >>
Here are the best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
We'll be adding to this list as the weekend moves on. On with it...
But these guys have an animated side, too
On April 12, St. Vitusthe metal outpost in Greenpointturned one year old, but the birthday celebration went down between April 23 and April 28. Bands, cartoons, go-go girls, celebrities, sacrilege, and a metal magician were in attendance. "It was chaos," says bartender and co-owner Ju ... More >>
Robert Trujillo looks none too pleased that no one knows his nameWe've already proven that an entire generation of rock critics know precious little about rap, punk, r&b, Dylan, and the Doors (though we're not too ashamed about that last one). So, for the sixth edition of our crow-eating Are ... More >>