[Editor's note: Space constraints kept the prose version of our interview with Marilyn Manson out of the print edition, but here you can read the stuff that was left on the cutting room floor. Point your mouse here for the Q & A version in the paper this week.] Once, there was a subculture of peop ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Rocksteady*Big Head Todd And The Monsters, Rocksteady Todd Park Mohr, vocalist and guitarist for Big Head Todd and the Monsters, said of the new album: "We ... More >>
(Editor's note: D.X. Ferris is a frequent RFT contributor and the author of the 33 1/3 book on Slayer's Reign in Blood. He was kind enough to write this obituary yesterday.) Ronnie James Dio, R.I.P.His band mates didn't invite him to the induction, but let's face it: Ronnie James Dio might b ... More >>
In 2007, Ronnie James Dio spoke to the RFT in advance of Heaven and Hell's September show at the Family Arena. He was his usual articulate, thoughtful self. RFT: Your standing with your peers is well established, with metal's biggest names offering testimonials to your influence. Discussing your le ... More >>
Friday, October 2 *Darker My Love/Fractured Army/Troubadour Dali, Firebird *Sea Wolf/Sara Love/Port O'Brien, Billiken Club *Michael Franti & Spearhead/Trevor Hall, The Pageant *Presidents of the United States of America, Taste of St. Louis *Billy Talent/AM Taxi/Poison the Well, Pop's *Steddy P "Styl ... More >>
8 p.m. Sunday, October 4. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Sunday, October 4, is looking to be quite the day for music in St. Louis, what with Farm Aid at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Miley Cyrus at the Scottrade Center, Moneen at Cicero's and Jim Rose and the Revolting Cocks at the Firebird.The latter event is pretty insane; Ministry side project Rev ... More >>
The Pageant *India.Arie, Wednesday, September 30 *Stephen Lynch, Saturday, October 3 *Dave Attell, Saturday, October 10 *Relient K/Copeland/Barcelona, Saturday, October 24 *Neko Case, Thursday, November 5Dennis Kleiman Gargoyle *Dr. Dog, Tuesday, October 13 *Peter, Bjorn and John, Friday, Novembe ... More >>
Malcolm Gay investigates Chinese exile mystery novelist -- and St. Louis County resident -- Qiu Xiaolong. Advocates for the disabled tell Kathleen McLaughlin why the Missouri Department of Transportation needs to be reprimanded. Unreal chats with Miss Nursing Home '07, two soapbox racers an ... More >>
Sabbath's Ronnie James Dio isn't into preaching, but Kanye and Fiddy's are.
8 p.m. Thursday, July 6. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)
Concerts sure to rock your summer