It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scene ... More >>
Some of the city's best-known bands go incognito at Off Broadway.
Unreal gets liquored up and starts demanding tasteless jokes. And in unrelated news, we talk teen sex with a Seattle sexologist and check out the locker room at the new Busch.
We have an intervention for An Angle, talk baseball and Moz with Joe Pernice, and learn some rock rules by which to live
Live at Earl's Court (Attack)
We talk movies with Allison Moorer and pit the Moz against Nick Carter
We tell the Bravery's fortune, decode a rock opera and groan over Sting's intoxicated verbosity
Bands roll a few for props, plus we talk to the couple/duo Bagheera
Why Morrissey is newly hip among bands that sound nothing like him
Signing bands and pleasing fans, Pete Yorn is here for the Lou
Joe Pernice is not only one of the great secret practitioners of pop, he's also about to become a published novelist
The alt-country marathon known as Twangfest offers sex appeal galore
Tuesday, Feb. 12; Hi-Pointe
The greatest-hits format has fallen out of favor, but sometimes the results are pure gold