Queens of the Stone Age was a perfect choice for the Point's (KPNT 105.7) annual Pointfest. After all, QOTSA is one of the only bands able to strike the balance between the muscular rock that appeals to the station's listeners and the arty sensibilities that resonate with indie audiences, thus ensur ... More >>
Queens of the Stoneage frontman Josh Homme is so badass, he 'died' and came back to life in 2010 (after surgery complications). Mortality ain't got nothin' on this rocker! Homme never has difficulty speaking his mind either. Who could forget this memorable dis he gave Jay-Z during a radio interview ... More >>
You'd think that having jobs like our's would grant us innate superpowers to recall the goings-ons of any particular day at the blink of an eye, but the reality of it is that staring at the dozens and dozens of new shows that roll in weekly can become somewhat disorienting (luckily, this here concer ... More >>
Tongue-in-cheek boogie rockers Eagles of Death Metal announced that the band will be playing a concert in the shadow of the arch on May 18. The show is part of sponsor Jack Daniel's new Live at the Landmark show series, where as you might guess, bands play famous landmarks across the United States. ... More >>
Here's something you don't get to say too often: It's a shame when Paul McCartney turns up. Before McCartney arrives, rasping, puppy-eyed, and eager to have a go at the hot new grunge sound of 1993, Dave Grohl's Sound City is an exciting, sometime illuminating documentary about how a squad of techni ... More >>
Todd OwyoungJosh HommeIt was a no-brainer that Queens of the Stone Age's show last night at the Pageant was sold out -- incredibly, it was the band's first St. Louis club show since September 2002. Although a no-frills 90 minutes, the set was exactly what fans expect (and crave) from QOTSA: e ... More >>
This Saturday, the Pageant celebrates its tenth birthday with a concert by Chuck Berry. $35 general admission tickets are still available; balcony seats are sold out. The show starts at 8 p.m. with a set from Shooting With Annie. In the venue's lengthy history (a PDF listing its shows is a whoppi ... More >>
Last night's Arctic Monkeys show proved the kids still have spirit. This post-punk band from northern England debuted in 2006 with the fastest-selling album in British music history, while band members were still 19 and 20 years old. Four years and two more albums later, the band is cleaned up but s ... More >>
Them Crooked Vultures sure do like to tease. The supergroup -- featuring Dave Grohl, Josh Homme and John Paul Jones -- keep posting only snippets of songs via its Twitter account. Today comes 30 more seconds of the studio version of a song called "Nobody Loves Me And Neither Do I." I'm not sure capi ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, December 17. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Riddle of Steel has its back against the record machine.
Era Vulgaris (Interscope)
B-Sides traces Mastodon's surprise world domination from Blood Mountain to easy street.
Our semi-quarterly round-up of local releases.
8 p.m. Saturday, November 11. Saint Louis University's Billiken Club (Busch Student Center, 20 North Grand Boulevard).
B-Sides gets our groove on to Scott Kay & the Continentals, establishes Joan Jett's badass reputation and gets cozy with Strawfoot's Reverend Uncle Marc
There's no better way to perish than via Eagles of Death Metal's Death by Sexy
We fatwa Magnet, chat up Ken Bethea and wonder what exactly is going on with Todd Rundgren's Web site
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.
Wednesday, May 7; Savvis Center
Friday, September 20; Pageant
Ozzfest 2000 rolls out the red carpet for Queens of the Stone Age