Here Comes Everybody: The Story of the Pogues By James Fearnley Faber & Faber In case you hadn't noticed, there's been a veritable Tsunami of rock bios recently. I blame Dylan myself. Previously the province of lazily ghostwritten quick cash in hagiographies, the huge critical (and commercial) succ ... More >>
Though it's practically needless to say by now, this Saturday -- March 16 -- is a date that most rock fans have long had circled on their calendar: The 20th anniversary of Kid Rock's remarkable second album, The Polyfuze Method. See also: Scott Stapp Clears Up That Story About the Orgy on Kid Rock' ... More >>
If you can pay rent with the money you make doing what you love, you're lucky as hell--and this isn't lost on the guys of Nada Surf, who are celebrating the two loud and fast decades they've spent together making that dream a reality. "We really love playing together," says lead singer Matthew Caws, ... More >>
Just how awkward will the awkwardly staged moment between Kanye West and Taylor Swift be? Will Eminem deign to smile? Which uncomfortable pop star will B.o.B choose to bring up on stage with him? And how will your hosts, Pitchfork's Ryan Dombal and eMusic's Sean Fennessey, make it to midnight withou ... More >>
Ron WoodAh yes, Fruits Bats in a ForestAssemble at Union Hall tonight and sing "Dickshakers Union" with Surf City: a delightful way to kick off your week. When you're done with this pack of primitively plodding noise-poppers (with openers Bachelorette and Radical Sons), head to Bruar Falls, w ... More >>
Yes, according to BBC News. The victim in question seems to have been Ekaterina Ivanova, who is all of...20 years old? And a cocktail waitress, apparently. Ronnie Wood is 62, and newly divorced (his 24-year-old marriage ended last month in court, after "admitted infidelity" on the elderly roc ... More >>
if you've got "Wood" in your name, maybe you should just take the week off. Following the affairs L'Tiger, Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones has been arrested for assault in Claygate, UK. Cops -- 'scuse us, constables -- say the 62-year-old Wood's arrest was "in connection with a domestic incide ... More >>
Here's a new way a high-roller with a Madonna fetish can spend his or her money: some guy who used to date Madonna is auctioning off her phone messages to him, among other stuff. At the Rock and Roll Pop Art Auction, commencing Monday, you can obtain "two original microcassettes from Jim Albri ... More >>
Beowulf, meet the Replacements! Great books from 2007 you may have missed.
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