The Mars Volta was a rock band from California, which a place where rock bands are frequently formed. Other rock bands formed in California include Van Halen, Creedence Clearwater Revival and the band that spawned the Mars Volta, At The Drive-In. At The Drive-In is best known for once having a song ... More >>
This week is another of those extra-packed ones, so this list is a bit longer than usual -- hooray for St. Louis music! If anything remains of your vehicles after Saturday's ridiculous hailstorm (mine only lost a window or two, no biggie) make sure hit the town or else you'll be missing some excelle ... More >>
Each Tuesday, record-store clerks unpack boxes of albums and restock shelves with the latest releases. This week brings many notable releases, including albums from New Jersey's finest power-pop outfit, Fountains of Wayne, indie hybrid Boston Spaceships and blues guitar fixture Keb Mo.
8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
When All Time Low headlined the sold-out Pageant last night, the reigning princes of bubblegum punk seemed bent on taking their young audience to an all-time high. The full bill, which also featured Yellowcard and up-and-comers Hey Monday and the Summer Set, kept up the energy with polished, ... More >>
On Saturday night, the Focal Point hosted Rough Shop's annual Christmas spectacular, a night of festive music featuring the band (and friends!) spreading holiday cheer and seasonal fun. The sold-out show appeared to be a riotous good time, at least judging by the videos the band posted on its YouTub ... More >>
Hilarious vid from hometown boys Ludo, based on a song that reminds me hardcore of Fountains of Wayne. Its annual Christmas show is Sunday, December 28! Can't wait! Go Getter Greg
We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.
The Minneapolis-based pop-punk act Motion City Soundtrack proves that its success is no novelty.
St. Louis bands make a fine showing at Austin's annual indie-rock spring break.
The Lou's newest major-label band gives A to Z a sonic sneak preview.
8 p.m. Thursday, June 29. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Thursday, May 11, at 8 p.m. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Friday, December 9; The Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
Out-of-State Plates (Virgin)
Digital music lets us carry our personalities in our pockets
Josie doesn't pussyfoot around: You're being brainwashed by pop
RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.
Tiny but determined, WEW-AM and KNSX-FM ride the rough surf of St. Louis radio