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 >>
Cast In Concrete tracks Vijith Assar as he records New York City's street musicians. If you'll be busking nearby soon and would like to appear in a future installment, please let him know.
See also: Cast In Concrete #6: Scott Stenten And The Sound Of Two Hands Tapping (On A Guitar)
Well, shit--JUST when we'd finally recovered from 11/11/11, here comes the titanic saturnalia we like to call 12/12/12! So hey, here's 12 songs with "12"/"twelve" in the title, because what the fuck else.
Better Than: Watching Titanic while "I'm sailing away / Set an open course for the virgin seas..." (sung by South Park's Cartman, of course) runs through your head.
Setting sail for a metal show on the not-so-open seas, concessions must be made. Booze du nuit: Seven (Seagram's) and Seven's (7-up), ... More >>
A king of hip-hop, retaking the penthouse of the album chart with his latest blockbuster.
A middle-of-the-road rock band, reviving a turn-of-the-'90s "alternative" sound that's now squarely mainstream.
A sexagenarian legend who debuted in the '60s and who still captures Boomers' hearts and ... More >>
Lehman Brothers weren't so happy about their whistleblowers. The "rock stars" of hedge funds aren't exactly proverbial Guitar Heroes. A 2.2 billion euro bonus went out to the "risk takers" of Deutsche Bank. CBS' March Madness ad money? Buzzer-beater quality stuff. And the new economic doomsda ... More >>
All photos by yr brave correspondent, who writes: "I got punched in the face but I gave it back worse."Eyehategod, Pig Destroyer, Goatwhore
Rocks Off Concert Cruise, Hudson River
Saturday, October 24
The kid in the Suicidal Tendencies t-shirt went down hard, his spindly dark form an inverse ... More >>
--Tomorrow night, Sonic Youth will play the Apple Store in SoHo, by way of promoting their new album The Eternal, which comes out on Tuesday. The show is free, but you need a guest pass to attend. They can be picked up today at the SoHo store, with one non-transferable pass per fan on a first come, ... More >>