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Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    November 4, 2014

    Quiz: Where Do You Fall on the Geriatric Gen-X Spectrum?

    It just seems to creep up on you, doesn't it? Suddenly one morning, you notice a few gray hairs have commandeered space on your scalp. This is precious real estate, considering how far that hairline has receded in the past year. Most of your old high school pals are popping out babies, and maybe you ... More >>

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    October 20, 2014

    The Ultimate Musician Movie Cameo Quiz

    Not all cameos are equally coveted: A good cameo creates an undeniable rush (I know that person!) that widens the eyes and forces the viewer to blurt out the musician's name when he or she appears on the big screen, like Anthony Kiedis in Point Break. An even better cameo, in which the musician is c ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    Quiz: Can You Match the St. Louis Cardinals Player to His Walk-Up Song?

    Quiz time! Are you the best of the best fans in baseball? See if you can match the St. Louis Cardinals players with the songs they choose to rock the stadium while they prepare to bat. Here's how the game works:

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    April 15, 2014

    The Worst of Coachella 2014: Weekend One

    Coachella's first weekend was amazing this year! Except when it wasn't. Here are the parts of the festival that rubbed us the wrong way. Saturday Night dust storm (above) Conditions may not have been as bad as they were during last year's Red Hot Chili Peppers set, but Saturday night's dusty cond ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Here Are Some Weird Things Rock Stars Have Put Their Penises In

    By Luke Winkie We've built a culture that breathlessly responds to the reckless id of horny rock stars. It's either another colorful facet of pop culture or the crumbling of our basic human values, depending on how you look at it. What we do know, is that gross white men sticking their penis into es ... More >>

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    January 22, 2014

    Six Awful Songs with Amazing Intros

    Some people just know how to hook you, right? Say you're browsing an online dating profile and someone catches your eye. Witty one-liners, cute smirks, maybe something cryptic like a tattoo of Josef Stalin eating a hot dog. Their linked Tumblr page shows they have an active interest in occult medici ... More >>

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    November 27, 2013

    Six Nerdy Groups With Intolerable Fans

    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 >>

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    August 15, 2013
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    August 15, 2013

    Last Shot: The Postal Service Deliver a Much Needed Boost

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

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    August 14, 2013

    Illphonics' New Self-Titled LP: Read the Homespun Review and Listen

    Through the first few Illphonics releases (a full-length and a few EPs), the quintet continually tinkered with how best to match Larry "Fallout" Morris' strong-shouldered hip-hop verses with a live backing band. On the group's sophomore LP, the players have stopped trying to re-create the clicks and ... More >>

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    August 6, 2013

    Last Shot: Battling the Everyday Pain of Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

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    July 23, 2013

    Last Shot: Tumor Levels On the Rise

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Last Shot: Quicksand Helps Me Survive Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

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    July 9, 2013

    Last Shot: Working a Steady Job While Fighting Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

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    July 2, 2013

    Last Shot: The Roller Coaster of Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

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    June 18, 2013

    Last Shot: The Difficulty Of Updating Friends About My Health

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Last Shot: Telling Your Friends You Have Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

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    May 22, 2013

    Last Shot: Battling Cancer to Shoot the Red Hot Chili Peppers

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    The Six Coolest Members of Otherwise Uncool Bands

    Bands are collections of people. In any such group, some people will be cooler than others. Even in an uncool rock band, there will be cool people. Here are the six coolest members of uncool bands. Cool? Cool. See also: -The Six Best Sloppy Drummers -The Six Best Songs About Murdering A Significant ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    Coachella 2013 Lineup Announced!

    The line-up for Coachella 2013 has been announced! Those who have been paying attention know there has been fakes, even a rumor that the Rolling Stones would headline (not the case) but this time the announcement is real-deal official. Headliners for the outdoor festival will be the Stone Roses and ... More >>

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    December 5, 2012

    The Top Five Notes on My Bass Guitar

    Editor: Mr. Sawyer-Dickhoff has been playing bass guitar for a little over a year, ever since he visited the Experience Music Project and did that hands-on exhibit where you learn how to play some two-note Beatles bass line. He bought himself Yamaha and a little amp, and quickly discovered that the ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Bonnaroo 2012: Big Ass Water Slide, Illicit Koozies and Bands

    Bonnaroo is an entirely different world, one where the air always smells of weed and the people you encounter share any kind of resources they have, the way we were taught as children but adults seldom practice. People were kind. Musicians were gracious. Deep-fried oreos were a reality.

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    June 11, 2012

    Bonnaroo 2012: Highlights from A to Z

    The team: six 40-year-old men, leaving behind six fairly respectable jobs, five wives and 14.9 children for four days. The tools: a 32-foot RV, VIP tickets, comfortable shoes and enough beer to take down a small fraternity. The task: to do and see as much as physically and logistically possible at ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    Win a Pair of Bonnaroo Passes

    Update: And our winner is Alex Fritz, because we love it when our food writer makes sex jokes about bands. Instructions are on their way via Twitter. Thanks, everyone. Yep, that's right. Looking to make some last minute plans for a trip down to Tennessee this weekend? We've got a pair of Bonnaroo w ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From May 21 to May 27

    We'll start this post off by recognizing the fact that yes, Red Hot Chili Peppers is playing in town on Friday (Scottrade Center); as is Local H (Firebird), but Friday is already well-represented below with another what-is-this-1996 artist, Snoop Dogg, playing at Pop's and roots-reggae pioneer Might ... More >>

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    March 14, 2012

    Jamey Trochtop of Stellina, Part 2

    This is part two of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Jamey Trochtop of Stellina. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Trochtop, is published here.Did your family cook together when you were a child? No, my mom cooked, but we didn't cook together. How old were you when you ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012

    Official First-Ballot Inductees to the Simpsons' Music Hall of Fame: I Bent My Wookie

    The sheer longevity of The Simpsons would be impressive if it wasn't so frightening. Consider: A person born on the day of the first non-Tracey Ullman Show episode is now 22 years old. And if characters from the show actually aged, Bart Simpson would be three years away from being able to assume the ... More >>

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    February 8, 2012

    Six Worst Musical Thefts by White People

    Keith Richards early in his career. ​February is Black History Month, the mere existence of which is a reminder that white people have spent a majority of America's existence being total dicks. When it comes to popular music, Caucasians are like a race comprising Winona Ryders who have no prob ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Win Chickenfoot Tickets!

    Chickenfoot​If you've found your way here, we're guessing you don't need to be told. But just in case: Chickenfoot is Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith. That makes for two parts Van Halen, one part Red Hot Chili Peppers and one part first-ballot hall-of-fame guitarist f ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    The Six Creepiest Children In Songs

    Happy Halloween! Let's celebrate with a list of the six best cameos from creepy children in song. 6. Michael Jackson - "Little Susie" The inclusion of Michael Jackson on this list has nothing to do with any accusations of inappropriate behavior with children, of which I will always give the man th ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    CBGB's Final Show With Patti Smith (A.K.A. The Day I Got Covered in Brian Eno's Sweat)

    ​Legendary punk club CBGB closed five years ago tomorrow. In its final week, the venue hosted a string of shows paying tribute its storied thirty year run, and it all culminated with a headlining set from Patti Smith. There were only a couple hundred people lucky enough to get tickets to that ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011
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    October 20, 2010

    Blonde Redhead/Pantha du Prince

    9 p.m. Monday, October 25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

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    December 23, 2009

    The Unconscious

    8 p.m. Monday, December 28. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

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    April 16, 2008
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    March 24, 2008
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    October 24, 2007

    Minus the Bear

    7 p.m. Thursday, October 25. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.

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    October 17, 2007
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    May 23, 2007

    Dance, Dance, Dance

    Week of May 24, 2007

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    January 22, 2007
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    January 20, 2007
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    January 12, 2005

    Pattern Recognition

    Mapping out the trends of 2005

  • Music

    December 15, 2004

    John Frusciante & Josh Klinghoffer

    A Sphere in the Heart of Silence (Record Collection)

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    September 29, 2004

    Best Country Band

    Well Hungarians

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    December 3, 2003

    Pearl Jam

    Lost Dogs (Epic)

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    April 30, 2003
  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002

    Best Outdoor Graffiti

    Mary Miss' Abandoned Pool Installation

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    October 17, 2001

    Tricky with Tool

    Friday, Oct. 19; Savvis Center

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000
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    April 19, 2000

    D'Angelo with Dead Prez

    Thursday, April 20; Fox Theatre

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