It's one of those weeks. My laptop broke, my vehicle broke and ultimately, my wallet's broke. Fortunately, some shows will cost a mere $5 to provide some cheer to get over these betrayals by machines (proof that you don't have to break the bank for a good time practically anytime: check out the pri ... More >>
By Linda Leseman This week, Swedish progressive metal band Meshuggah have been performing alongside a cardboard cutout of their singer, Jens Kidman, whose fearsome voice was completely annihilated by the flu. (Don't worry, he's recovering.) Whether he'll join his bandmates onstage this Saturday at ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, December 4. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
9 p.m. Friday, September 14. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
METALLICA @ OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL | 8/11/12 The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. Metallica, headlining Saturday night of the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, proved just about as huge and satisfying ... More >>
My word of the day calendar says that today's word is "skirl", which conveniently is defined as a musical term. Unfortunately, it is one that typically involves the act of bagpipin', and none of the bands listed this week feature that particular instrument. MISSED OPPORTUNITIES. Alberta Cross plays ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
The Black Keys headlined the first day of Coachella. Black Sabbath is about to play Lollapalooza. Local metal phenom Black Fast just wowed a crowd at Euclid Records for Record Store Day. These are all reminders that black is the official color of rock & roll. Here are the six best "Black ______" ban ... More >>
7 p.m. Sunday, November 13. Pop's Nightclub, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Horror goofballs GWAR just announced a 2011 fall tour, and it includes a stop at Pop's. The Return Of The World Maggot tour comes to Sauget on November 1st, with Every Time I Die and either Ghoul or Warbeast opening. GWAR's most recent album, 2010's Bloody Pit Of Horror, would seem to be th ... More >>
Todd OwyoungOzzy Osbourne last night at the Scottrade Center"The crazier you fuckers go, the longer we will play," Ozzy Osbourne crowed to the audience at the start of last night's Scottrade Center show. While a statement like that is always tinged with hyperbole, there was an element of trut ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Monday, January 17. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Ozzy Osbourne is performing at the Scottrade Center tonight, Friday, December 10. Halford (the band fronted by Rob Halford of Judas Priest) opens. Tickets are $27 to $72.50, and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. A few weeks ago, KSHE DJ Favazz had the chance to interview Osbourne. The results, pre ... More >>
recordstoreday.comApril's annual Record Store Day has been such a rousing success, a semi-sequel is happening on Black Friday. Indie record stores all around the country will have exclusives, special releases, deluxe editions and other rare, limited-run goodies for sale. Vintage Vinyl and Euc ... More >>
image via Yep. Danzig with a cat. Recently, the Internet has taken an interest in Glenn Danzig's domestic companions. Whether it's the implications of a romantic partnership with Henry Rollins or the paparazzi photo of Danzig carrying a box of multiple cat household Fresh Step (see photo aft ... More >>
Fans got a great value last night at the Scottrade Center as three different acts put their spin on the hard rock/metal genre to give the crowd a good head-banging time. Named after a word from each of its bands' most recent album title, the BlackDiamondSkye tour features Alice in Chains, Deftones ... More >>
I can't believe this mistake hasn't happened before. From the publicist for heavy metal band Lamb of God: LAMB OF GOD would like to officially denounce any buzz of a show that they have been rumored to be playing in the near future. The band will not be performing in Tempe, AZ at said show. The ev ... More >>
image viaThe healing powers of a roast beef footlong...You know Henry Rollins, and you know Glenn Danzig -- but last month, we introduced you to Henry & Glenn Forever, the comic book that placed the two cult music icons in a romantic roomie situation. The back of the short book boasted a qu ... More >>
Photo: Todd OwyoungJerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains at the Pageant in February. See a full slideshow from that night here.Alice in Chains, Deftones and Mastodon are touring together this fall, on a trek dubbed "Black Diamond Skye" (the name is composed of one word from each band's most recen ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 24. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
7 p.m. Tuesday January 12. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
6 p.m. Sunday, December 6. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
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Photo: Todd OwyoungNeko Case last night at the Pageant. See more photos from last night's show.Neko Case's show last night at the Pageant wasn't that different from her September 2008 appearance at the same venue. However, the comfortably crowded show was, shall we say, loose. Not musically - ... More >>
Photo: Todd OwyoungBill Kelliher of Mastodon. See more photos from last night's show.At one point, Converge vocalist Jake Bannon thanked the Pageant crowd just for being there - and acknowledged the diversity of the quadruple bill of which his band was a part. He noted that whether you were a "punk ... More >>
It's rare that a show features four bands who are all worth seeing. So thank metal monsters Mastodon and Dethklok, who are bringing along High on Fire and Converge to the Pageant on Tuesday, October 13. Damn, son. That's epic. Tickets are $34.50 and are on sale this Friday.Dethklok, you might r ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1. The Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles.
7 p.m. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
7 p.m. Tuesday, September 9. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard
7 p.m. Sunday, April 20. 2 Cents Plain, 1114 Olive Street
8 p.m. Friday, October 26. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
The Delmar Restaurant and Lounge, 6235 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-725-6565
Noon, Monday August 6. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois).
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5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 21. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)
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