Ex-Foreigner singer Lou Gramm has survived a lot -- a rare brain tumor, all the usual rock 'n' roll excesses, a feud with ex-bandmate Mick Jones, his old band continuing to tour with a karaoke singer that's replaced him -- and lives to play another day. And that day is today, when the 62-year-old dr ... More >>
Ah, the summer, the time of year when one can enjoy a concert in the glorious out of doors. This morning Live Nation announced the full lineups for its two local amphitheatersthe PNC Bank Arts Center in bucolic Holmdel, N.J. and the Jones Beach Theater, out on the South Shore of Nassau County ... More >>
Here are my top 10 bouts of musical rage. If you disagree with me, I'll be furious! (10) "We're Not Gonna Take It"--Twisted Sister Infectious anger at its most rollicking. I always felt this song was the musical equivalent of "I'm mad as hell" from Network.
via Rickey Already, The Voice is just about over. Tomorrow, the field of four contestants gets wiped away and we get a winner. This show could've kept going for another three months or so if it followed a less fucked-up elimination schedule, but maybe NBC didn't realize they had an actual hit ... More >>
It's been a real We Did It sort of day, with various Internet phenoms beknighted by various ivory-tower institutions that once seemingly loomed far above them: New Simplicity leading lights Cults signed to Columbia, Das Racist and Odd Future carefully considered by the New Yorker, the world f ... More >>
Classic albums get the Cathyland treatment
"Milkshake" singalong! Robyn/Kelis Webster Hall Thursday, August 5 The All Hearts Tour, featuring co-headliners Robyn and Kelis, made its final stop last night at a Webster Hall filled with very, very sweaty men. Both women are best known for chart-topping hits of yesteryear ("Show Me Love" and " ... More >>
In the upcoming months, Broadway will be playing host to jukebox musicals featuring the tunes of Sinatra, Elvis, Sondheim, and Ray Charles. So who's left? Not that many!
Her new album is as angry and profoundly uncomfortable as you might have suspected
Your guess is not as good as mine. But go ahead and try.
The new wave beat is back
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Rock of Ages embraces the '80s
Metropolis just got a bit more modern
Fritz Lang's sci-fi masterpiece revisited
The Pierces are enjoying themselves a little more than their biggest hit would suggest
Uncle LD's High Bias
A sad survivor tries to figure out her ache
Brisbane school chums return to bandleading, still work on each other's folk-rock études
Record nerds with great licks and hair avoid marginality
Canadian brat girl's stürm cellar does Tom Scholz proud
Mizrahi goes high and low, plus a brief encounter with the evil Wal-Mart
Lovely lady voice fronts scary instruments, sits in chair
Old Master, Young Upstart
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One EP Forward, Two-Steps Back
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