Insane Clown Posse

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    In Defense of Sublime

    I thought I would have to wait until the 20th anniversary of Sublime's 1996 self-titled mainstream breakout album to write about how fundamentally misunderstood and judged Sublime is. I have so many feelings, probably too many, about a band whose legacy is beaten up almost as much as Insane Clown Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Overheard at the Gathering of the Juggalos 2014: The Best Quotations

    Another Gathering of the Juggalos has come and gone, and with it, thousands of face-painted, fun-loving freaks and misfits to and from the event's first year in Thornville, Ohio. While the move from the deep wilderness of Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, to this year's decidedly more inhabited location did m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2014

    The Twenty Best-Dressed Juggalos at the Gathering

    Juggalo fashion generally involves great big pants and T-shirts that were possibly purchased at truck stops. Hair is best when it is braided and aloft in the style of Coolio, and everything looks better coated in a thin layer of sticky-delicious Faygo, of course.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2014

    Ten Reasons Juggalos Are Better Than You

    Life sucks. There is a multitude of reasons why, and no one has come to terms with this inescapable truth better than juggalos. Zen masters of nihilism and partying, they have become unquestionable experts at finding creative ways to cope with the unrelenting pain of reality.

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    We Talked to the Cops at the Gathering of the Juggalos

    What's different about this year's Gathering of the Juggalos in Thornville, Ohio? Well, the cops for one thing.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    5 Unexpected Acts Playing This Year's Gathering of the Juggalos

    It's the most magical, miraculous time of the year, as this week the good people wicked clowns at Psychopathic Records bring us this year's Gathering of the Juggalos. No longer at Cave In Rock, Illinois, this year's festivities will take place at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, or as the 2014 com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Beware of Fake Ass Gathering Tickets

    Watch out, dear juggalos. There are some fake ass Gathering tickets going around, according to a press release from Psychopathic Records. And these fake ass tickets are being passed off and sold as the real thing by counterfeiters, much to the chagrin of those who shelled out hard-earned, real ass m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Bo & the Locomotive Questions Some Kids on HuffPost Live

    It's not often that bands get to turn the tables on music journalists, but that's what happened when HuffPost Live gave St. Louis group Bo & the Locomotive the opportunity to question the young ladies at Kids Interview Bands last Friday. During during the June 6 broadcast, HuffPost Live host Josh Z ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    In Defense of the Juggalos

    There's something to be said for non-conformity. We tend to think of non-conformist types as pioneers, free-thinkers, uninhibited by the expectations and opinions of others and unafraid to stand out in a crowd. We admire their courage and originality, and secretly wish we could be so brave. We've he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Missouri Fights Back, Gathering of the Juggalos Driven Out of Kaiser Already

    According to a press release issued by Psychopathic Records director of public relations Jason Webber, the Gathering of the Juggalos will no longer take place in Kaiser, Missouri this year, as we previously reported. From the press release: "We at Psychopathic Records want to apologize to all the J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Six Musicians That Rule Despite Their Music

    Do you ever wonder about the positive qualities you may be overlooking in the artists you hate? Probably not. Who has time to dig through the details to find out who's actually pretty cool, but an unfortunate victim of their own terrible art? Well, my friend, we do. That's why we're the profession ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Juggalos Charged With Artistically Awful ICP-Related Vandalism in Madison County

    Four individuals in Madison County have been charged with vandalism after spraypainting cars, buildings, fences and the Livingston Village Hall with logos and slogans related to the horrorcore hip-hop group Insane Clown Posse. See Also: "Where Did My Dick Go?" The Gathering of the Juggalos' Best Ov ... More >>

  • News

    August 22, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Juggalo Aftermath: Things We Found on the Ground at the Gathering

    I worked as a garbage-man for a few months back in North Carolina during a dark period of my life. It was awful. I'd get in a pick-up truck every day at 9AM and watch my boss drink beer and smoke weed on the way to being immersed in disgusting waste. In retrospect, if he had been younger, my boss pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Juggalo Eats and the Quest for the Mystical Burrito Man

    One of the true hardships that we face as a nation is the omnipresent problem of being surrounded by booze and stimulating foods. In the comforts of your own home, you may be able to curb your pizza roll addiction into having just a civilized cup of tomato soup. At the Gathering of the Juggalos, you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Here Are the Things That Happen After 5 a.m. at the Gathering of the Juggalos

    Festivities here at the Gathering of the Juggalos run every day from noon until 5 a.m., and then things start getting weird. That's not to say they weren't weird to begin with, but after hours of drugs and partying and wicked clown love, juggalos will begin displaying even more bizarre, hilarious be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    This Incredible Make-A-Wish Teenager Went to the Gathering of the Juggalos, Got a Lap Dance (NSFW)

    We first heard about seventeen-year old Cody Morin on our way in to Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, site of the fourteenth-annual Gathering of the Juggalos. After hours spent driving through Southern Illinois we stopped at a restaurant/visitor's lodge in the park to ask for directions, where we learned that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2013

    Death at the Gathering of the Juggalos: "Four Dudes That Had Been Sleeping With a Corpse."

    Update: Reached by phone on Sunday afternoon, Hardin County coroner Jessica Cullum released the name of the man who died as Cory Collins, 24, of Harrisburg, Illinois, a town about 35 miles northwest of the music festival. Cullum said the cause of death was still pending. More details about the fata ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2013

    Behold the Waking Nightmare of Juggalo Port-a-Potties

    One of the many rumors one may hear in advance of attending the Gathering of the Juggalos is that the bathroom-related accommodations leave something to be desired. Showers, for example, take place in trailers and may or may not have running water--that one I cannot speak to, as truth be told, I hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2013

    Ten Things You Do Not Need When Camping With Juggalos

    Even as we enter day four of our time here at the Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, we still haven't yet exactly mastered the art of being productive, functioning people in a kingdom of hedonistic insanity. As we ascend the mountain of madness and slime, more and more things becom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Gathering of the Juggalos: Misconceptions and First Impressions

    By its organizers' own assessment, the Gathering of the Juggalos is an event filled with the most misunderstood people of all time. Juggalos are generally looked down upon by "normal" members of society, thought of as losers, degenerates or outright criminals -- even, most recently, as a full-fledge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Ranking the Gathering of the Juggalos Infomercials

    For the fifth consecutive year, the good people at Psychopathic Records have smiled upon us and delivered unto the Internet another magical miracle in the form of their Gathering of the Juggalos informercial. For the unaware who may not be "down with the clown," The Gathering of the Juggalos is the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    The Five Weirdest Rap Beefs

    Do you remember J-Kwon? In case you don't, we'll remind you. He had a song called "Tipsy" back in 2004 that hit No. 2 on the Billboard charts. After that he seemingly dropped off the face of the earth for a while. See Also: - NEWSFLASH: Man leaves Odd Future show with headache - St. Louis Rapper J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    A Plea For The Separation of Music And Music Culture

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. As some of these Better Living Through Music columns have pointed out (and as my nemesis Matt Harnish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    The Ten Best/Worst Dressed Juggalos at the Anybody Killa/Blaze Ya Dead Homie Show

    Psychopathic records affiliates Anybody Killa and Blaze Ya Dead Homie performed at Pop's last night as part of their Drive-by Tour. First off, I'm just saying, when the name of the tour is the "Drive By Tour," I feel like you shouldn't be allowed to even stop the bus. Like maybe just drive in circle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    We Test the ICP "Juggalo Locator" App, for the Sake of Journalism

    While perusing Insane Clown Posse's Twitter timeline, like a person does, I came across something interesting: our favorite rap clowns announced a new update to their official smartphone app, which I didn't even know existed. For the advancement of pop journalism and human knowledge in general, I he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    What St. Louis Taught Me

    This is my last day as music editor of the Riverfront Times. It's been 21 months and two weeks since I moved to St. Louis from Denver, and there has not been a more dynamic stretch in my life. My predecessor, Annie Zaleski, offered me some tips when I started, just as her predecessor had. Daniel Hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Full Circle with The Flaming Lips: 2012 In Review

    Editor's Note: The end of 2012 is upon us (also the end of the world, if you believe in that sort of thing), so we thought we'd put a cap on things by sharing some of our personal favorite shows, albums, events and general shenanigans. Join us as we indulge in some navel-gazing! When I write articl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Juggalo Family Gathering at Pop's: The 12 Hatchet Men of a Very Ninja Christmas

    Last night, Pop's Nightclub hosted a Christmas Juggalo bash, featuring performances by Ryda Click, Nyremare, P.O.W, Nuttinxnyce, Local Kings, Hazmat, Trip C and Rhyme Time Familia. Jon Gitchoff was there for some quality family time, and with his photos we invite you take a tour of the twelve Hatche ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    The Ten Most Psychopathic Juggalos at Last Night's Twiztid Show

    Horrorcore duo Twiztid stopped by Pop's Nighclub last night, bringing out the local contingent of the Psychopathic Records Family. As usual, this was an occasion for celebration in the form of face paint, fake blood and hatchet men aplenty. Our own Jon Gitchoff was there to brave the Faygo and meet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    There is a Wu-Tang-Inspired Farmville Game

    Earlier this month we told you about Juggalobook, the newly-launched social media hub where fat white trash with soaked-in-facepaint brain damage and undrinkable generic soda for blood Juggalos and Juggalettes can meet and discuss things like the proper wielding of hatchets, "neden" and just how it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012 Social Networking for Wicked Clowns

    It was only a matter of time. Insane Clown Posse fans have their own language, style of dress, food / drink, tattoos, rituals and culture -- why wouldn't they have their own Facebook? Fans of ICP call themselves "Juggalos" (or "Juggalettes" for the ladies) and they have now been supplied with their ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2012


    8 p.m. Wednesday, March 7. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Juggalo Championship Wrestling is Coming to Pop's

    Really, what else do we have to say? Juggalo Championship Wrestling is pretty much exactly what it sounds like -- a touring circuit of Juggalos (ahem) wrestling. And it's coming to Pop's Nightclub (401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, 618-274-6720) on February 24th. Tickets are $15 in advance or $17 day-of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    If Juggalos Are A Gang, Why Are They Starting Charities?

    ​The FBI's National Gang Threat Assessment update has been making the rounds today and one part of it has been particularly eye-catching: The inclusion of Juggalos, about which the FBI has this to say: The Juggalos, a loosely-organized hybrid gang, are rapidly expanding into many US communi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    The Nine Most Bizzare Moments In Juggalo History

    image via​Last week, as they do once a year, fans of Detroit hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse converged on Cave-in-Rock, Illinois (160 miles southeast of St. Louis) for the Gathering of the Juggalos. It's a time when fans of the band and their Psychopathic Records label mates convene for music, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Juggalos and Bald Britney: The Ten Worst Music Tattoos Ever

    AHHHHHH!!​The mainstream ubiquity of tattoos is nothing new, but it does make for some pretty hilarious/horrendous Google searches. We chatted with two local tattoo artists to see what regrettable tattoos St. Louisians are getting these days. Iron Age Tattoo's Joseph Reincke said nothing surp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Gavin DeGraw And The Five Best Reasons To Cancel A Tour

    ​Earlier this week, Gavin DeGraw was hospitalized after he was attacked during a walk home from his club in New York City, and, while staggering away, bleeding, was hit by a taxi cab. He canceled several upcoming shows, and for that we don't blame him at all. But on the grand scale, where King ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    The Five Most Bizarre Genre Crossovers

    Why yes: That is one person.​It happens to the best of us: You do the same thing over and over (and over), so you feel the need for change -- or at least a good drink. For Beyonce, that meant a new personality: Sasha Fierce. For Vanilla Ice, it meant launching a hard-rock career. For Fred Durs ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Tila Tequila Reportedly Attacked at the 2010 Gathering of the Juggalos

    The annual Gathering of the Juggalos took place last weekend in Hardin County, Illinois, roughly three hours southeast of St. Louis. Like past years, the camaraderie-fostering event features a performance from Insane Clown Posse and its associated musical acts, as well as appearances by other artist ... More >>

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    June 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of April 14

    Off Broadway*Bob Log III, July 31*Disappears/Art Majors, May 6*Jimmy "Duck Holmes" and Terry "Harmonica" Bean, June 13*Sleepy Sun, June 16*The Sugar Free Allstars, July 25*Via Audio, June 26Lev KupermanBrooklyn-based indie pop group Via Audio blows into town on June 26 in support of their sophomore ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Your Thanksgiving Weekend Round-Up: Local H at the Firebird, "Where'd You Go to High School?" and Juggalos in the Parking Lot

    Back at your desk after the long holiday break and looking to postpone doing any actual work for a few more minutes? We'll here's a diversion: Our recap of a very fun -- and filling -- Thanksgiving weekend.Local H at the FirebirdImage ViaLocal H‚ÄčOn Wednesday night, music writer Bob McMahon was in ... More >>

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    August 21, 2007
  • Music

    August 8, 2007

    Mickey Avalon

    7 p.m. Monday, August 13. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard

  • News

    June 28, 2006


    They get off on vampires and horror movies and brutal deaths. It's all part of the hell-hop scene.

  • Film

    June 22, 2005

    Dance, Dance, Revolution

    Hip-hop, clowns and war dances meet on the street in Rize

  • News

    February 14, 2001
  • Music

    January 12, 2000


    The best loud stuff Japan has to offer

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