Rodney MikeRodney Mike, 31, turned himself in Monday for the murder of JaMarco Anthony and shooting of his brother Jerrod Anthony on Sunday. JaMarco was celebrating his 24th birthday on May 8 at an old VFW Hall in Alton when the party ended in gunfire. According to the Alton Telegraph, Mike has n ... More >>
Jamarco A. Anthony lived to see his 24th birthday but not by much. Anthony and friends were celebrating his birthday Saturday night at a former VFW Hall in Alton when the party ended in gunfire.The former VFW post at 300 E. Elm in Alton where Anthony was fatally shot.The shooting occurred around ... More >>
(poster by Logan Alexander; original here) The Hold Steady are playing Monday night at the Gargoyle on the campus of Washington University. It's a dry venue, meaning the only drinking patrons ever do there during a show there is in a bathroom stall or out of a water bottle filled with booze.No ... More >>
Big tip to Joe Stumble for finding Oxide Flake, a website run by a Kansas City guy named Jason that's posted a ton of old-school punk and hardcore shows from the '80s. Most were taped in KC and Lawrence and involve national or regional touring bands (Crucifucks, Black Flag, Micronotz, D.R.I. and Hus ... More >>
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Week of October 26, 2006
B-Sides reads Johnny O & the Jerks' tour diary, rocks to a scroll and gets to know Shauna Kapica
Unreal uncovers the sexy side of snakes, digs for dirt on Pauly Shore and meets a local blogger who almost bowled a perfect game. Almost.
New label, new album, same old Conformists
Locals share their holiday memories; the latest on Frederick's Music Lounge's sartorial swag and for-sale signs
Belleville racketeer Thomas Venezia goes out with a bang
Put on that miniskirt and head to the Missouri History Museum
Wrestling at the South Broadway Athletic Club
MapleHood Rekkids will rock for food; R.I.P., Mike Blake.
We examine conservative rock and learn why you should never throw anything away
Here are ten hot, not-to-miss local acts
Make Sweet Meat proud in the KSHE 95 March Bandness: Tournament of Rock; plus, give us your juiciest Berger Bite, check out some cranky public art and a Branson Idol hopeful -- and don't pack heat in Dierbergs
A week of the drink
VFW Post 3944
Will make you want to hurl
Al Franken speaks
Fredbird made them do it
Don't expect Exene Cervenka to drag X quietly into the future
Week of May 21, 2003
Week of May 14, 2003
Hold on to your liver! An RFT salute to the coolest local watering holes you've never heard of.
A gaggle of Valentine's Day shows appeal to music fans of all stripes
Our Town's radio stations aren't playing much local fare because they're not getting much that's fit to play
Jefferson County nailed them in an adult-business raid. Like it or not, they're poster boys in a fight to fix Missouri's sex laws.
For this maestro, the weddings go on forever and the receptions never change
The Man be damned: 2 Keys proves the kids can do for themselves
Saturday, June 29; South Broadway Athletic Club
Steve Davis carries on the King's legacy
Local favorite J.D. Blackfoot returns to St. Louis for one last show
Ronald Reagan was president, Michael Jackson and Phil Collins ruled the charts and a bunch of little rock bands were changing lives
Never at a loss for new tricks, the Wahls are now on a spiritual quest.
Week of March 7, 2001
Beatle Bob has been on a one-man dance marathon, bop-bop-bopping all over town. But why?
The Ska-O-Rama celebrates its fifth year with a multiband bash at the Casa Loma
Tim Dreste's journey from Christian missionary to anti-abortion racketeer cost him a $6 million federal fine for his role in threatening to "kill, assault or do bodily harm" to abortion providers. But he isn't about to stop his crusade.