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    July 10, 2014

    Veruca Salt Returns After Fifteen Years

    By Jeff Weiss During their fifteen-year musical estrangement, Nina Gordon and Louise Post frequently shared the same dream: They'd perform onstage together just like in the mid-'90s, when Veruca Salt became alternative-nation nobility with hit single "Seether." Except in these REM reveries, the Bea ... More >>

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    December 3, 2013

    Six Musicians You Didn't Know Might Be Bigots

    Bob Dylan is being sued. For supposedly being racist. Could the harmonica enthusiast born Robert Allen Zimmerman -- the man whose ejaculate created national treasure Jakob Dylan of the Wallflowers -- truly be a bigot? Sure, he could be. Or maybe his comment likening Croatians to Nazis was misinterpr ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Little Big Bangs' Latest LP is All Punk Energy and Rock & Rock Snarl

    Little Big Bangs Little Big Bangs One of the harrowing truths of the recent twentieth anniversary celebration/reissue campaign of Nirvana's In Utero (aside from the relentless march of time and the music press' fixation with fundamentally meaningless anniversaries) is th ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013

    Twitter Litter: 9/11, Rihanna's #Cockclutch and More Twerking

    Getting your celebrity gossip from "TMZ" is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. In our previous edit ... More >>

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    August 29, 2013

    Twitter Litter: the 'Miley Twerks' Edition

    Getting your celebrity gossip from "TMZ" is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. An issue of worldwid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    A Rainbow of Songs in Celebration of PrideFest

    Archdiocese be damned, PrideFest is going to be all kinds of crazy fun this year. Celebrating with new digs at Soldier's Memorial downtown, commitment ceremonies in City Hall, a headlining appearance by Taylor Dayne and the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision that the Defense of Marriage Act is u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Five Surprising Video Game Cameos by Musicians

    In this day and age, it's become almost commonplace for artists to plug songs into a video game. Heck, there's an entire freaking genre dedicated to translating music into video game form. While musicians and their labels frantically rush to get a song in the latest FIFA title, there's a small subs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    The Year Punk Broke Finally Gets Reissued: Where The Featured Bands Are Today

    ​About twenty years ago, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore asked his friend, filmmaker Dave Markey, to document the band's short European tour, including its performance at the massive Reading Festival. Markey (best known for his underground classic Desperate Teenage Lovedolls) left with his passp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Fashion Week Music: The Highlights, The Appearances And The Odd Soundtracks

    Richard GuatyAnna Wintour eyeballing Nicki's tights. Oh, to peek inside the mind of the Vogue editrix in chief in this moment.​Thank science Fashion Week is over. Isn't it just torture? If there's something worse than not being in New York City for the circus that is Mercedes Benz Fashion Week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Frances Bean Cobain And The Other Nine Hottest Offspring Of Musicians

    Rocky Schenck​Today is Frances Bean Cobain's 19th birthday. Time flies, right? In celebration of Miss Frannie, we've compiled a list of hot rock 'n' roll spawn. These people have at least one rock star parent and their moms are frequently models. (Figures.) They are all totally bangable, and m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Recent Kings Of Leon Cop-Out Vindicates St. Louis in "Pigeon Gate"

    Erin KinsellaPre-pigeon gate: Kings of Leon at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on July 23, 2010.​The day has come. A little more than a year ago, Kings of Leon aborted its concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater after just three songs, claiming, in an incident forever to be mocked as "p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Ten Biggest Musician Death Conspiracies

    wikimedia commons​There's always been a sense of glamour in the blur of all that is sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, and it doesn't end when the music's done, or even when the rock stars die. Instead, an eerie feeling of mystery and unfinished business surfaces when the demise of a music icon is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Ultimat Vodka Salutes Mom; We Salute Six Drunk Mamas

    Ultimat VodkaMama's loves her Mom's Ultimat Martini! ​Forget the flowers this Mother's Day, because Mama likes to drink! At least that's what the folks at Ultimat Vodka are hoping. The brand, distributed by the fine folks who brought us Patron Tequila, has created signature cocktails for Mot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Best of Blowback: Top 10 RFT Reader Responses

    This one's for you, dear readers.‚Äč In honor of this year's Best of St. Louis issue, which hits the street today (woohoo!), we at RFT wanted to honor a different kind of "best" -- the best contributions from you, our readers. In the last year, your comments have made us laugh. They've made us cry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2010

    An Under Cover Weekend Night One: Union Tree Review, Sleepy Kitty, Bruiser Queen

    ​An Under Cover Weekend kicked off last night in fine fashion promptly at 8:30 p.m., with the Union Tree Review on stage at the Firebird covering the Postal Service. Thanks to a steady schedule of live shows, the young indie-folk band has improved mightily in recent months. Its set only solidi ... More >>

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    August 18, 2010

    Frances Bean Cobain Is Legal Today. Celebrate Her Birthday Tonight at the Crack Fox!

    ​Music fans of a certain age, prepare to feel very, very old. Frances Bean Cobain - the daughter of Courtney Love and Nirvana's late singer, Kurt Cobain - turns eighteen today. Yes, that's right -- the cute little peanut seen in picture after magazine picture back in the day is now legal. She ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Review Setlist Photos: Hole Infuriates and Entertains at the Pageant, Tuesday, July 13

    At about 10 p.m. - 50 minutes after the set was scheduled to start - Courtney Love and her backing band strolled onto the Pageant stage. Wearing a flimsy, light-colored dress and clutching pink flowers, the Hole front woman breezily said, "Sorry I'm late. We'll just have to play longer." She pause ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Courtney Love Enjoyed Her Day Off in St. Louis

    Hole is playing tonight at the Pageant. Tickets are $32.50, and are still available. Cincinnati flamboyant rockers Foxy Shazam -- this week's feature stars -- open. (The band will also be playing an acoustic show at Vintage Vinyl today at 3:30 p.m.) Now, Hole's Courtney Love is already in St. Louis ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010
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    May 3, 2010

    Hole Playing St. Louis on Its Forthcoming Tour

    Let the news finally break: Hole -- a.k.a. Courtney Love and her new backing band, Micko Larkin, Shawn Dailey and Stu Fisher -- is confirmed to play the Pageant on Tuesday, July 13. Tickets are on-sale this Saturday at 11 a.m. Hole's latest, Nobody's Daughter, came out last week. Here's the band do ... More >>

  • Music

    October 1, 2008


    7 p.m. Tuesday, October 7. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.

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    January 14, 2008
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    September 21, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE www.macleans.caPhotoshop: the only justice in this world.Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath chats with Paul Friswold about everything -- from Mississippi Nights to David Beckham. Ian visits Frazer's Restaurant and Lounge for ... More >>

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    September 18, 2007
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    February 7, 2007

    Love Machine

    B-Sides compares the biographies of Courtney Love and Sharon Osbourne, and reports on Brandt's reorganization.

  • Home Entertainment

    February 15, 2006
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    January 25, 2006

    Exit the Matrix

    The Matrix: Path of Neo is more chop suey than chopsocky.

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    August 17, 2005
  • Film

    June 1, 2005

    Film Openings

    Week of June 1, 2005

  • News

    May 25, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, 05 may be a pleasant surprise.

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    September 15, 2004


    Week of September 15, 2004

  • Music

    September 8, 2004

    Finding Your Religion

    Pick your personal Jesus, plus three questions for a pop princess and the poetry of heavy metal

  • Music

    July 28, 2004

    Tsunami Bomb

    Friday, July 30; Creepy Crawl

  • Music

    July 21, 2004

    Why Lollapalooza Died

    We explore campaign theme songs, examine the death of Lollapalooza and get down verbally with Paul Oakenfold

  • Music

    June 2, 2004

    Kelly Osbourne

    Live in London (Sanctuary)

  • Music

    April 14, 2004

    A Denial

    Ten years ago, Kurt Cobain put a bullet through his brain -- and killed rock & roll as well

  • Music

    January 15, 2003

    Lavigne en Rose

    Our latest pop phenomenon, deconstructed for your convenience

  • Music

    November 27, 2002

    Number One With a Bullet

    You know you're right -- you can't lose with rare Nirvana

  • Film

    September 18, 2002

    Film Openings

    Week of September 18, 2002

  • Culture

    April 10, 2002

    When Online Got Off Base

    Or: How Mark Cuban would have -- and could have? -- saved the music biz

  • Music

    November 14, 2001

    The Drapes with the Monroes

    Saturday, Nov. 17; Frederick's Music Lounge

  • Music

    July 4, 2001

    Are You Man Enough for Betty Blowtorch?

    The fearsome foursome offers high-octane estrogen crunch

  • Music

    March 14, 2001
  • Music

    May 24, 2000

    With These Hands

    Sleater-Kinney deliver great rock tinged with a womanly sensibility

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    May 3, 2000

    Time of Nick

    Director/agent provocateur Nick Broomfield turns out documentaries of amazing clarity and insight

  • Music

    September 22, 1999


    Tuesday, Sept. 28; Karma

  • Music

    September 8, 1999

    Blinker the Star

    Saturday, Sept. 11; Side Door

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    March 24, 1999
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    March 3, 1999
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