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 >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
If there was ever an example a good musical soldier, it would be Nigel Godrich. The British producer has been an essential behind-the-scenes figure with Radiohead for years and years and years, so much so that he's colliquolly referred to as a sixth member of the band. Radiohead's titanic sound sh ... More >>
A spectacular lightning storm delayed the Aerosmith show by about 45 minutes, which likely explains why the quintet's tour kick off was somewhat shorter than it should have been. But did the wait kill the buzz of the crowd at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater? Hell no -- not even when most of the la ... More >>
Your guide to St. Louis music from now till Labor Day.
Local upstarts the Humanoids play classic punk rock the way it's meant to be heard: loud, fast and fun.
The Best Damn Thing (RCA)
Unlike Jesus, Avril Lavigne will live to prove her haters wrong
Forget the office-football draft, dude. Here's a far cooler way to waste your time and your employer's money.
And your love of punk-pop may be forgiven
Week of April 23, 2003
Wednesday, February 26; Hi-Pointe
Pointessential 7 has the sound you've come to expect
October 31, 2001
Sunday, July 29; Ramp Riders Skate Park