Scott Stapp

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Six Musicians That Rule Despite Their Music

    Do you ever wonder about the positive qualities you may be overlooking in the artists you hate? Probably not. Who has time to dig through the details to find out who's actually pretty cool, but an unfortunate victim of their own terrible art? Well, my friend, we do. That's why we're the profession ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Two Music Fans Attend Creed Concert (Sober) to Raise Money For MS

    It seemed like a good idea at the time. A couple months ago, close friends and former SLUH grads Tony Cerame and John Simon noticed that the gut-rocking, god-loving, glory-touring guys in Creed are coming to The Pageant this Saturday. At this point, they'd like to clarify one item: "We cannot, in an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Five Bible Verses Creed Should Have Paid Attention To

    These days, any old band can come out as Christian (even ICP) but the title used to come with a heavier dose of Savior swagger. And maybe more guilt. Because Creed recently announced its plan to grace the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard, 314-726-6161) with its divine presence May 26, we decided to ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Creed Song Scares Away Wolves, Saves a Boy's Life

    Image via​(Via In many circles, Creed and its post-grunge posturing is widely derided. But to a 13-year-old Norwegian boy, the band is a life-saver. According to a story on Spiegel's online edition, the teen was on his way home from school -- and encountered four wolves, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Interview Outtakes: Menomena's Danny Seim on Creed and How His Nerdiness Compares to Rush's Collective Nerdiness

    Alicia Rose​In this week's music feature, Menomena drummer Danny Seim goes into detail about the band's unique songwriting process and its newest Barsuk Records full length, Mines. Read on below for some interview outtakes, in which contributor Ryan Wasoba discovers Seim's apparent obsession w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2009

    Show Review: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the Scottrade Center, Saturday, December 12

    To my knowledge, the slew of vocalists which accompanied the Trans-Siberian Orchestra last evening never sang the word "Jesus." The concert did not feature a denouncement of Santa or the formation of a manger in laser lights on the Scottrade Center's roof. Yet the event felt an awful lot like the ... More >>

  • Music

    October 5, 2005

    One Beat

    Jesus admonishes Stryper, we hear Sleater-Kinney's secret fears, and Gogol Bordello talks gypsy jive

  • Music

    December 29, 2004


    We list this year's real stinkers, get some critical advice from the folks and look at some scary new downloading laws

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    News to Muse

    The Year in Review: A Quiz

  • Music

    September 8, 2004

    Finding Your Religion

    Pick your personal Jesus, plus three questions for a pop princess and the poetry of heavy metal

  • Music

    September 1, 2004
  • Music

    May 19, 2004

    David Cross

    It's Not Funny (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    December 4, 2002

    Pointed Criticism

    Pointessential 7 is largely disappointing