Yes, those are my parents in that picture. Their pet snake, Phallys, is no longer around, and thankfully my Dad has ceased wearing a chain linking a nose ring to his ear. (Click the photo to enlarge it.) But, now 43, he remains a wild man, especially when it comes to music. For almost my whole ... More >>
By Julia Burch When Taking Back Sunday announced a week ago that frontman Adam Lazzara would be leaving the tour due to the early birth of his son, ticket-holders for the upcoming Halloween show in St Louis were left expecting a refund. However, last week the band made an announcement on its webpag ... More >>
By Julia Burch [Update since this interview took place: Former Underoath frontman Spencer Chamberlain will be filling in for TBS lead singer Adam Lazzara for an indefinite amount of time while Lazzara tends to his wife and newborn child. The St. Louis date on October 31 at the Pageant is still on.] ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
This week is another of those extra-packed ones, so this list is a bit longer than usual -- hooray for St. Louis music! If anything remains of your vehicles after Saturday's ridiculous hailstorm (mine only lost a window or two, no biggie) make sure hit the town or else you'll be missing some excelle ... 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 with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>
Here again is every newly announced show for the week! We have offerings from the big-arena rock show variety all the way down to the hole-in-the-wall club type; music fans of all shape and size are bound to see something worth getting excited about. 311 will be bringing Slightly Stoopid and the Agg ... More >>
Taking Back Sunday Pop's Nightclub October 8, 2011 Adam Lazzara has always smiled more than any of his peers. But this is different. He's ambling the stage at Pop's, shouting his lyrics like it's a circus trick he's suppressed into some sort of automatic, subconscious routine. He never took himse ... More >>
Courtesy of the artist.Patrick Stump is at a strange place, career-wise. As the guitarist and lead singer in Fall Out Boy, he helped instill a limber tunefulness many of the bands' pop punk peers lacked. That was one of many reasons FOB built a huge following -- but even those tracking Stump ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, October 28. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
6 p.m. Tuesday, October 27. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
The Fox Theatre *Mark Knopfler, Thursday, April 22, 2010 The Pageant *Matisyahu, Monday, November 2 Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Thursday, November 19 *LMFAO, Friday, November 20 Blueberry Hill *Chuck Berry, Wednesday, October 1 *The Hibernauts, Saturday, October 24
...Fall Out Boy and All-American Rejects. Not Taking Back Sunday and Weezer, who were the original openers before the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater show was moved to September 29. Refund information after the jump!Not on the bill is hip-hop act Asher "I Love College" Roth, who's been on some of thes ... More >>
Last night, pop-punks Blink-182 cancelled their show in Saratoga, New York, citing the death of DJ AM, a close friend of drummer Travis Barker. (Barker and AM survived a horrific plane crash last year.) Weezer, Taking Back Sunday and Chester French still played, however. A statement on Blink's websi ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, August 20. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Happy Memorial Day! Get off the Internet and go outside. Friday, May 22 *Arizona/Dive Poets/Old Lights/Big Heart Slide, Firebird *Rib America Fest, featuring Healing Sixes/Shooting Star/Night Ranger, Soldier's Memorial Plaza *Educated Guess/Northwoods/Dear Vincent/Goldbugs, Off Broadway *Hot Lixx, ... More >>
10 a.m., Saturday, May 23. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141
The Black Parade (Reprise)
7 p.m. Friday, August 18. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
7 p.m. Sunday, July 2. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard)
Friday, May 5, at 8 p.m. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center (3301 Lemp Avenue)
Friday, April 14, at 8 p.m. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)
A local music fan starts Broke & Hungry Records, Matador Records gets its videogame on and the debut of "Yo! RFT Raps"
Wednesday, April 5 at 8 p.m. The Hi-Pointe (1001 McCausland Avenue)
Tuesday, July 5; Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the years best pop-rock records.
Week of September 29, 2004
Wednesday, September 29; Pop's
Intergalactic star wars? Epic dueling guitars? Why would anyone call Coheed & Cambria emo?
Radar Station rises from the grave, holding CDs
Week of July 17, 2002