Randy Rhoads

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    R.I.P. Jim Marshall, The King of Loud

    Marshall Amplification founder Jim Marshall passed away yesterday at the age of 88. He had been diagnosed with cancer late last year after suffering from a series of strokes. His name may not be familiar to the average music lover, but his amplifiers provided the massive, crunchy guitar sound that s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Funky Butt Brass Band Holiday Brasstravaganza: Voodoo Christmas

    Courtesy of Funky Butt Brass Band​The Funky Butt Brass Band, St. Louis' finest purveyors of second-line struttin', is about to unleash its annual holiday throwdown on Saturday night at Off Broadway. Now in its third year, the Holiday Brasstravaganza gives the six-piece a chance to thoroughly f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Interview Outtakes: Chris Shiflett on His Guitar Heroes, Being a Dad and the Status of Foo Fighters

    Jack Butler​ Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants -- the rootsier side project of the Foo Fighters guitarist -- will be at the Old Rock House tonight. The show's at 8 p.m. and tickets are $8. We chatted with Shiflett in this week's paper. Read on below for some outtakes in which he discusses h ... More >>

  • Music

    December 15, 2004

    Show Stopper

    A local musician speaks out on the tragic death of Dimebag Darrell

  • Music

    May 9, 2001

    Champing at the Bit

    The Fucking Champs wage their solitary war on the wuss hegemony, the indie-rock cabal, the bass and soundmen