Garth Brooks with Trisha Yearwood Target Center, Minneapolis Thursday, November 6, 2014 You might say Garth Brooks is a crowd-pleaser. You might also say Michael Jackson was a good dancer and Beatles songs are catchy. Garth -- to call him "Brooks" is as fussy and mannered as referring to "Presley" ... More >>
KISS and Def Leppard with The Dead Daisies Target Center, Minneapolis Sunday, August 17, 2014 KISS brought their 40th anniversary victory lap tour through the sold-out Target Center on Sunday night. A sold-out legion of young and old fans witnessed their make-up clad, platform boot-wearing rock her ... More >>
Despite the infighting among the founding members of the band as of late, KISS have announced a massive 40th Anniversary tour along with Def Leppard, including a stop at the Target Center in August. Ahead of their upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, there have been repor ... More >>
Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.Disco has gotten a bad rap, in spite of the fact that a lot of commercial rap is based on disco. People love to tell you disco sucks and they only ... More >>
Danny Brown With Kitty Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Friday, April 26, 2013 With squinting eyes and a smile lit up like a 1,000-watt marquee, Danny Brown began his triumphant return to the Twin Cities by issuing a warning to the sold-out crowd. "This is not a rap show. If you wanna see rappi ... More >>
Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.Coming of age in the '80s had a lot of complexities. Parachute pants made us look ridiculous, puberty hit right as Time magazine was running weekly s ... More >>
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Who is L.A. Nik? Imagine the skeletal looks of Mick Mars paired with the shameless self-promotion of Gene Simmons except with none of the fame.He also calls himself "the Mayor of Minneapolis After Dark."Lately, L.A. Nik has been in a bit of a self-promotional frenzy. He is claiming that Letterman's ... More >>
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Despite the head-scratching nature of the new venture, you've gotta admit there's something sort of endearing about the idea of Motörhead frontman Lemmy curling up for a cozy night in with a bottle of his band's new branded Australian Shiraz, a good book and maybe a few logs blazing away in the ... More >>
Like the Bible, followers of Kiss have their favorite characters they like to emulate as much as favorite chapters, verses and words of inspiration to live by that they've spent a lifetime studying, reciting and debating. Even a casual fan of the band may find themselves in situations where they ... More >>
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