No musician puts a "Hey!" in a song for his/herself. "Hey!" is a social cue, an opportunity for engagement between a musician and the audience. It means nothing, but it means the same nothing to all of us and therefore means something, maybe even everything. Woah. Here are the six best "Hey!"s in ro ... More >>
The Queers w/ The Manges, Bass Amp & Dan-O, and The Haddonfields
Fubar (Lounge side)
January 6, 2012
Pop-punk is not dead, and not just because of that stupid patch that Chad Gilbert from New Found Glory started showing off on tour last year - this show was a hell of a goofy fun time. Some of St. ... More >>
Please pardon my lack of enthusiasm today; I'm still mourning that crushing playoff-ending defeat our city's beloved Redbirds faced on Friday -- damn those victorious Nationals. Also, Dewey Defeats Truman! Oh, ESPN.
There's good shows this week: Smashing Pumpkins plays the Chaifetz on Thursday -- i ... More >>
About twenty years ago, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore asked his friend, filmmaker Dave Markey, to document the band's short European tour, including its performance at the massive Reading Festival.
Markey (best known for his underground classic Desperate Teenage Lovedolls) left with his passp ... More >>
After visa issues forced the Godfathers to postpone a few shows on its current U.S. tour, the show is happening tonight at Off Broadway. Here are outtakes from our recent interview with vocalist Peter Coyne.Mike Appelstein: You know, I saw you play at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New ... More >>
Word is slowly catching on about last year's Welders seven-inch on BDR Records. Record collectors love mysteries, and certainly the Welders - a band of St. Louis teen girls who recorded a batch of inspired pop-punk gems in the late 1970s, and then sat on them for three decades - were complet ... More >>
According to some garage rock geeks, the Fleshtones is the greatest rock & roll band in the world. For once, the geeks may have a point. At the very least, the New York group, formed in 1976 by high school friends Keith Streng and Peter Zaremba, has come to symbolize what still ma ... More >>
[Update! Wednesday 1:22 p.m. The show is Saturday, September 26. Tickets are $23 in advance, $25 day of show, on sale Friday, June 25 at 5 p.m. 21-plus only.]
A little birdy tells me that the Tom Tom Club will be coming to town at the Old Rock House sometime in September. Show info to be announced. ... More >>
The YouTube treasures of yesteryear continue, with this footage of punk legends the Ramones at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, circa 1990. "Psycho Therapy" comes from 1983's Subterranean Jungle, one of the band's lesser-known discs.
The big guns come out on Christmas Eve. The classics. The canon. The pillars of seasonal cheer. Have a merry Christmas, if that's your thing. We're not going dark next week, so check back for fun stuff and interviews!
MP3: Mariah Carey, "All I Want for Christmas Is You"
MP3: The Ramones, "Merry C ... More >>
So I was looking around yesterday at all the teams still left in the NHL playoffs, and I have to admit to being more than a little shocked when I realized that there isn't a single Canadian team left in the hunt for Lord Stanley's Cup. In fact, not only was I shocked by the absence, I was pretty di ... More >>