Last week at my warehouse job, I sat in a forklift and lifted a wooden pallet to prepare for shipping. As the dust particles scattered from the machine's exhaust, a thought settled into my brain that I could not rid myself of: "Gavin Rossdale fan fiction."
Earlier, we introduced you to our ten favorite concert photographers in St. Louis. We got well over fifty nominations, and our judges narrowed the field to these ten folks. Over the coming week-plus, we'll be introducing you to each of the finalists in turn by having them share with you five of thei ... More >>
Cavo brushed up against mainstream success in the latter of part of the 2000s, clutching fame and adoration with hard-charging sensibilities with a melodic edge. Following that up, however, took some time. After a relentless touring schedule and a transition to a new record label, the St. Louis-ba ... More >>
Every newly announced show this week! Comedy and music fans, rejoice: The D is coming to town. For the uninitiated, I'm referring to Tenacious D -- the two-man wonderband will play the Pageant on July 23 with The Sights. They also just released a new video yesterday; see it below. For fans of southe ... More >>
Jon Scorfina Often, the most sincere record collectors have no professional associations with the music industry. Their collections stem from nothing but a love of music. We met this week's Last Collector Standing through Anna Zachritz of Euclid Records, who suggested two of the store's most ... More >>
Todd OwyoungBen FoldsAs the sound of a soul-funk emcee roaring like a crazy man boomed over the Pageant's soundsystem, Ben Folds and his four-man backing band ran around the stage. They climbed over their instruments, made lots of clanging noise, acted ridiculous - the piano man even shook hi ... More >>
I can't believe nobody sent this to me yet: A Spongebob Squarepants version of Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back," as a Burger King commercial. Fabulously twisted. Incidentally, the SpongeBob mash-ups on YouTube are all shades of hilarious. How about "The Final SpongeDown"?
Sending up the biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs, lame cameos and lifeless Cox.
Neither cancer nor tour burnout can stop Jack's Mannequin
There's no better way to perish than via Eagles of Death Metal's Death by Sexy
The fashion-forward minds behind Rock Star Rags, St. Louis' invite-only vintage clothing warehouse
Cronyism! Nepotism! Backstabbing! Secrecy! So that's why they call it "community radio"!
As Stoked documents, Mark "Gator" Rogowski lived fast and burned out faster
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners, wants no sympathy and gives good quote
Week of May 8, 2002
The Missouri Prowlers are tilting more at windmills than at blocking sleds
In Ted Demme's Blow, Johnny Depp summons an American snowstorm