Surfer Blood. Vampire Weekend. Imagine Dragons. Bowling for Soup. Slightly Stoopid. I've ignored every single one of these bands, for one reason and one reason alone: terrible band names. In this culture, we have so many things competing for our attention at all times that your brain naturally has a ... More >>
This Friday, the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival rolls through our fair city, bringing fifteen purveyors of heavy music to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. The scope of artists ranges from old-timers like Anthrax and Motorhead to young guns like The Devil Wears Prada and Asking Alexandria. These b ... More >>
9 p.m. Monday, October 17. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
* = a band coming to town, = signifies a local act Vintage Vinyl 1. NATIONAL---High Violet 2. DEAD WEATHER---Sea Of Cowards 3. NEW PORNOGRAPHERS---Together* 4. OZOMATLI---Fire Away 5. GOGOL BORDELLO---Trans-Continental Hustle* 6. USHER---Raymond V. Raymond 7. CARIBOU---Swim* 8. FLYING LOTU ... More >>
This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with David Molina of BARcelona Tapas. To read part one, click here. Part three, a recipe from Chef Molina, will be published tomorrow. Robin WheelerChef David Molina (left) at work in the tiny galley kitchen of BARcelona Tapas in Clayton. ... More >>
Last night's installment of the Urban Alchemy Concert Series at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts had a unifying theme: minimalism. This emerged in the selections by John Cage and Steve Reich; the installment of deconstructed art by Gordon Matta-Clark; composer/vocalist Meredith Monk's deliberate ... More >>
In this week's paper, D.X. Ferris chatted with Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman. The tech-metal band has a new album, Option Paralysis, due in the new year and are at Pop's tomorrow night with Thursday, Fake Problems, Endless Hallway and Leaking Africa. In the print story, Ferris d ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 26. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Week of July 6, 2006
Peeping Tom (Ipecac)
2005's best and brightest albums
Week of November 2, 2005
Wednesday, April 27; Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Suspended Animation (Ipecac)
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
Week of March 17, 2004
Forget critics' warnings: Listening to Radiohead is easy
Yakuza mixes rock and jazz, but don't let that scare you off
RFT music geeks pick the best recordings of 2001
In a world of rigid conformity and paint-by-numbers composition, the work of experimental-electronic artist Kid 606 is rich with adventure
Friday, April 13; Pop's.
Sunday, June 4; the Galaxy
Dark-horse boy-pop group Fantomas give teenybopper fans more than they're bargaining for
Local rock deconstructors Captain Captain refuse to be confined