Getting your celebrity gossip from "TMZ" is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. Did you know that mu ... More >>
Whiskey War Festival will take place June 29 at a St. Charles VFW hall, with performances by Jack Grelle and the Johnson Family, Brown Bottle Fever and Whiskey War Mountain Rebellion, as well as many others. Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship's big comic book release show is this Friday at Foam, and Pete ... More >>
8 p.m. Monday, October 8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
8:30 p.m. Monday, August 1. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
In this week's paper, Christian Schaeffer reviews Spelling Bee's split CD with the Houston band Stove Blow. He had this to say about our locals: Guitarist Mabel Suen (last heard as the sax player for the Ultraviolents) and drummer Joseph Hess (Sleep State) make quick, shouted song-bursts as Spellin ... More >>
In this week's paper, the members of Pale Divine were kind enough to indulge questions about their favorite cover songs -- you see, their second-annual reunion show tonight at the Pageant will feature them doing two sets and tons of old covers. But the band's been quite busy in the last year since w ... More >>
Photo: Nick SchnelleView more photos from the show last night. REVIEW BY MATTHEW JACKSON (View photos from the show last night.) Fall Out Boy's concert Wednesday night at the Pageant afforded many opportunities, but primary among them was the chance to answer, in one continuous sitting, that ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 19. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Tip to reader Scott for the head's up: Garage-punks The Argonauts -- which originally formed in Columbia in the '90s -- are playing its first show in twelve years at the Ten Mile House on Saturday, February 7. The group features Jason Kohner (ex-The Downcasts), Tim Hopmeier (ex-Long John T ... More >>
At the end of a rambling bit of stage banter about Fall Out Boy being known as "emo boys made good" or being a "douchebag pop band," swoop-haired bassist Pete Wentz (who noted that he is/was often on the receiving end of the douchebag tag) said, "We're okay being your guilty pleasure." Slide Show ... More >>
Fall Out Boy is returning to its roots somewhat tonight, by doing a show at the Creepy Crawl. (The quartet certainly played at the old Creepy location on Tucker when it was just another Chicago band trying to get ahead.) Tickets are $20 and are only available at the door. The venue's website says th ... More >>
It Takes Tuna Tango
10 p.m. Saturday, December 22. Broadway Oyster Bar, 736 S. Broadway.
...Fuckin' Pervert EP (self-released)
8 p.m. Monday, August 27. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
10 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Way Out Club (2525 South Jefferson Avenue).
There's No 666 in Outer Space (Ipecac)
8 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street).
Infinity on High (Island/Def Jam)
9 p.m. Friday, September 29. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
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7 p.m. Monday, August 7. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
Saturday, March 18, at 7 p.m. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Tuesday, March 21. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Avenue)
Wednesday, February 15, at the Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
B-Sides talks wardrobe with Roxy Epoxy, gets the lowdown on Jason Ringenberg's farmer alter ego and goes down swinging with Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz
Wednesday, July 27; the Family Arena (2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles)
Saturday, July 23; Frederick's Music Lounge (4454 Chippewa Street)
The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)
Sincerely Hot (Luka Bop)
Saturday, January 22; Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Wednesday, December 1; Pop's
Week of September 22, 2004
Saturday, August 7; Gateway Arch Stage on the St. Louis Riverfront
Khanate piledrives the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center
Saturday, May 10; Hi-Pointe
Thursday, November 7; Pop's
Friday, October 4; Frederick's Music Lounge. (Fojimoto also performs at Vintage Vinyl at 4 p.m. that day.)
Saturday, June 22; Mississippi Nights