Metal as a genre transcends all parts of the world and breaks all cultural and language barriers, from North and South America, to Europe and even Asia. From the early days of metal, and Judas Priest's classic 1979 live album Unleashed in the East (recorded in Tokyo), the music has always been popul ... More >>
The great Ravi Shankar has passed at the age of 92, and we have a life timeline to chart his majestic artistic development. Back on August 3, 1967, George Harrison holds a press conference at the Kinarra School of Music in Los Angeles to promote a performance the following night by Ravi Shankar, the ... More >>
Her performance an offering to Hindu deities
July 10, 2011 Little Feat Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater Little Feat have a musical history that spans over four decades, and as most of the members are now nearing the retirement age, it seems almost ludicrous to consider a band that has survived many a musical period and is still producing wor ... More >>
A first in his career and a first for China, Bob Dylan set off on a tour of Asia this week. Finally after the typical government crackdown that prevented him from playing there a year ago he finally got the go ahead starting with a gig in Taiwan last Sunday and the highly anticipated performance ... More >>
Is this man too controversial for China?Bob Dylan hasn't given up on China. A year after refusing Dylan permission to play tour dates in Shanghai and Beijing, China's Ministry of Culture is reviewing an application for the Minnesota-born folk singer to schedule two shows in the country this ... More >>
Like the Minnesota Vikings, the DFL, Autumnal beard-growth and cheap beer, the music of the Replacements is just another thing Twin Citians will never give up on. In fact, I can speak from experience about how their beer-soaked odes and observations provide solace and bittersweet inner-warmth ... More >>
Behind the scenes with Rainforest Cafe owner
Believe it or not, there was a time when "Mason Jennings" wasn't a household name in these parts. Somewhat fresh to the Twin Cities in the late '90s, Mason and his band, which at the time included Minneapolis fixture Robert Skoro (then still a teenager) on bass, began the trek and career that has ... More >>
Harald Zwart hasn't done anything new here
Falling in Love with the Yogi Mountain Breakdown
Local radio DJ Danny Sigelman catches us up on a few great bands he's discovered while living abroad in China.
Vik Uppal has a new spot in the nightclub district
To curb rampant music piracy in China, Google and a slew of labels decide to fight fire with fire.
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[CITY PAGES BLOGS] Corey Anderson "adds" songs 51 through 54 to Minnesota's Fifty Greatest Hits at American Idle. Peter S. Scholtes adds 22 hip hop songs and eight R&B classics to the list at Complicated Fun. The Simpsons movie is a go, while Universal dumps Watchmen. More cartoon, movie, and gra ... More >>