Rick Nielsen

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    The Best Shows at SXSW This Year

    This year, our sister papers the Dallas Observer and Houston Press teamed up to document the SXSW madness for your amusement and/or edification. Here are the 12 best shows and moments they saw.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Top 10 Douchiest Guitarists of All Time

    By Nate Jackson Hey, we can all appreciate a quality guitar god. Anyone who considers themselves a fan of music knows the joy of watching their favorite axe man/woman go on a tear and destroy the crowd with their fast-fingered prowess, signature style and lush mane of flowing hair. It's the textboo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Live: Squeeze And Cheap Trick Revel In Their Ridiculousness At Radio City Music Hall

    A disaster was barely averted tonight​ Squeeze/Cheap Trick Radio City Music Hall Tuesday, July 13 It's old-timer's power-pop night here at Radio City, where success is measured entirely by when and how often the crowd deigns to stand up (Cheap Trick: only for "I Want You to Want Me," "Surre ... More >>

  • Music

    May 30, 2006

    Just One Joke Fix

    Industrial idols better at tragedy than comedy

  • NYC Life

    April 22, 2003