October 27 was anything but a perfect day for Lou Reed fans. As Rolling Stone first reported, the influential rock guitarist and daring songwriter passed Sunday; cause of death has not yet been released. Through the Velvet Underground and his later solo work, Reed dismissed the fairytale of New Yor ... More >>
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It took a while, but local hip-hop trio 12 to 6 Movement finally unleashed their new collaboration-heavy album, Titties Out. Since our last interview with the group, they added songs with Joe Budden, Opio and A-Plus from Souls of Mischief/Hieroglyphics and Psycho Les from The Beatnuts to a tracklist ... More >>
Jane's Addiction | Black Box Revelation The Pageant February 22, 2012 Jane's Addiction remains an undisputed king of the '90s. From its inception in 1985 to the creation of Lollapalooza for its 1991 farewell tour, the band has lent more than its share to the birth of alternative culture, second to ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, February 22. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Homer Simpson proudly displays his Grammy Award for Outstanding Soul, Spoken Word or Barbershop Album.Adele could soon become a Grammy paper champion. Oh sure. 21 is a worthy entrant for the coveted Grammy for Album of the Year. "Rolling in the Deep," after all, topped the 2011 Pazz and Jop P ... More >>
Ricky Smiley and his infectious chuckle tickle our eardrums daily during his long-running morning show syndicated on Hot 104.1. The ATL funnyman brings his comic stylings to Chaifetz in February. Chaifetz also snagged the Black Keys in late April, and newcomer Plush is bringing our Missouri boys bac ... More >>
Jane's Addiction announced a spring tour this morning, and it starts at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard, 314-726-6161). The show is on February 22nd and tickets are $36 for general admission. Black Box Revelation will open. Birthday enthusiast Perry Farrell and his band are coming off the relea ... More >>
Okay, just pretend for a second you don't know this mugshot is of a man with a couple million in the bank. Is anyone at all surprised he was arrested for shoplifting? Mike Leake, professional baseball player, Reds' pitching phenom, and one of the only players to completely bypass the minor league ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaChristopher Eilers is the guitarist in local indie rockers the Vanilla Beans. He is also a relatively new vinyl collector. Not having the common characteristic that most collectors share of a vinyl influence in his formative years of discovering music, Eilers' bedroom décor is on ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsHow is this even possible? Richard Lavern Remington and Angela Rose Evans of Portland, Oregon are accused of shoplifting over $5 million worth of groceries from multiple Safeway stores over several years. They stuck to stealing small, expensive items like batteries and toil ... More >>
Perfect Little Noise(self-released)
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below. Post delayed a day due to server issues!) Apocalyptica 7th Symphony*Apocalyptica, 7th Symphony Stream Apocalyptica's seventh album, which features guest voca ... More >>
We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.
Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.
Stephen Chow's Kung Fu Hustle breaks all the rules
Thursday, March 3; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
Meet the local boys made weird in Bibowats
Strays (Warner Bros)
How do washed-up rock stars maintain lavish homes, fancy cars, stripper ex-wives, cocaine habits and scores of illegitimate children? Easy: They co-opt youth culture.
Yakuza mixes rock and jazz, but don't let that scare you off
A book report on the best tomes to consult before buying tunes