This week, KISS comes to town along with a handful of other great touring acts -- large and small. A five-band punk bill promises to provide one more hot summer night at Melt, Songbird Cafe constrastingly cools down the Focal Point, Brooklyn's Fielded brings her future pop to the Luminary and much m ... More >>
You can't help but notice a guy with a good head of hair, like the kind John Corbett has. Oh, sure, other things matter, too. Things like portraying an ex-convict disk jockey in Northern Exposure, one of the most popular television shows of the '90s. Things like playing Carrie Bradshaw's furniture-m ... More >>
Everyone is pissed off right now. For me, it could be from to the head injury I gave myself last night and the accompanying tequila hangover. The rest of the nation, however, is more rightfully concerned with the needless killing of a black high school student down in Florida. See Also: - Six Grea ... More >>
When you open for Kiss you have to put on a hell of a show, and Mötley Crüe delivered. From the displays camaraderie to the set list full of hair metal hits, Crüe brings brotherhood onstage and encourages it amongst the audience. With four-way fist bumps and sly "we got this" smiles, Crüe really ... More >>
No. 5: Gallagher Your MelonsNo. 4: Be That Guy With a Laser PointerNo. 3: Your Butt and a LighterNo. 2: Launch an Anvil 200 Ft. Into the SkyNo. 1: Taze Larry Conners The heat and drought plaguing the Midwest have caused scores of municipalities to cancel their July 4th fireworks displays. So what to ... More >>
Ever wondered if Pink Floyd purposefully synced Dark Side of the Moon with the Wizard of Oz? Or if Johnny Cash actually had the Folsom Prison blues? Gary Graff and Daniel Durchholz tackle these questions and more in their newest book Rock 'n' Roll Myths: The True Stories Behind the Most Infamous Leg ... More >>
Ted Leo. Photo by Roy KastenTed Leo/Title Tracks/The Blind Eyes Off Broadway Sunday, May 8, 2011 Few axioms in live music are as rigid as the Law of the Solo Headliner: Never put two loud and catchy power-pop bands on before him. Break it at everyone's peril. Unless, of course the solo artist ... More >>
Paul Stanley's in town
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
Members of the KISS Army and lovers of so-bad-it's-good '70s kitsch were served a heaping, stinking scoop of comedic theater Friday night at the Regional Arts Commission. The St. Louis Shakespeare's Magic Smoking Monkey Theatre production of KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park debuted at the Regiona ... More >>
7 p.m. Tuesday, February 26. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
B-Sides analyzes the mathematics of Don Caballero's existence, calls out Bon Jovi for cliches and points you to some hot Futureheads action in the Download.
Unreal investigates: holiday tipping practices (you're still not getting anything, mean mail lady), skimpy outfits (!) at a drag show (!!), industrial-plastic Kiss busts and bunny-adopting bloggers.
Who says cover bands are unoriginal?
Directed by Adam Rifkin