Photo by Jon ScorfinaMany artists have used the album cover as a vehicle for greater mass exposure. Robert Crumb transitioned from the obscurity of underground comics to mainstream consciousness with his cover of Big Brother and the Holding Company's Cheap Thrills. Derek Riggs made his mark o ... More >>
To celebrate the reissue of the Rolling Stones' revered album, Exile on Main St., a hodge-podge band of local musicians calling themselves Torn & Frayed convened to pay tribute to the dirty, swaggering, heroin-fueled, Southern-fried boogie of the '70s Stones. To call it a "supergroup" may be ... More >>
You're Bill Wyman, dammit. You held down the bottom end for the quote-unquote World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band for 31 years. What to do, what to do? Write the ol' memoir? Check. Speaking engagements? Sure! Mentor the youth? Most definitely. Self-employed metal detector? Why, obviously. In ... More >>
There's no better way to perish than via Eagles of Death Metal's Death by Sexy
Friday, January 27; the Savvis Center, (South 14th Street and Clark Avenue)
Grab a slice of 2004s best roots music while its still hot.
These are the best rock & roll conversations in the world. No argument.
Tranquil Isolation (Overcoat Recordings)
Radar Station battles with too many choices
Friday, August 29; Frederick's Music Lounge
Wednesday, Nov. 14; Mississippi Nights
Sleater-Kinney deliver great rock tinged with a womanly sensibility
Written and directed by Hilary Brougher
Wednesday, Sept. 22; Side Door