Slayer With Gojira Myth, Maplewood Friday, November 8, 2013 Celebrating 32 years as a band, death metal pioneers Slayer have hit some obstacles in recent years. Co-founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman died at the beginning of 2013, and on-again off-again drummer Dave Lombardo was finally fired from the ... More >>
Mark Murto may have to pay dearly for the two six packs of beer he allegedly heisted from the Science Museum on Friday afternoon. He's been charged with third-degree burglary and could spend up to a half-decade behind bars.SEE ALSO: Tom Iverson allegedly had 0.24 BAL while he drove 100 and made daug ... More >>
The Ajax Amsterdam Bar and Hall $7 Countryside tulips and wooden shoes aside, Amsterdam is a party city, and its namesake joint in downtown St. Paul lives up to the reputation. With live music careening off the walls and a bar menu stacked with creative ways to get tipsy on gin you've never heard o ... More >>
Maybe I'm just slow, but holy shit, it's already November! And it's cold! (in case you weren't aware) What better way to stay warm than inside a venue filled with people? Eh? Eh? Friday Sleigh Bells rock the First Ave Mainroom, while Wiping Out Thousands bring the heat for their album release in the ... More >>
At first read, the name "Asteroids Galaxy Tour" is a little misleading. This is not the name of a tour, but a band, and as the name suggests, their sound is pretty out of this world. Though the name sounds a little unfamiliar, singer Mette Lindberg's vocals are not. The Danish pop group has been fea ... More >>
Bon Iver have been on quite a never-ending trek since they played the Orpheum Theatre back in September. And Justin Vernon and company are definitely a different band now -- at least in terms of public perception and recognition. Long-time supporters won't be surprised that their Grammy-winning mate ... More >>
Exactly a month after announcing that LCD Soundsystem would play the Roy Wilkins Audiorium this fall, the venue has finally released details about the ticket price and sale date. The LCD Soundsystem show, which features openers Hot Chip, will take place on Saturday, October 23, and tickets will g ... More >>
National music blog Consequence of Sound is reporting that LCD Soundsystem will hit the road this fall for tour of Australia, the US, and the UK with Sleigh Bells and Hot Chip. The dance-tastic indie band, led by James Murphy, will come through St. Paul on October 23 to play Roy Wilkins Auditoriu ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenBand of HorsesJuly 17, 2010State TheatreWhen Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell took to the stage Saturday night at the State Theatre and announced "my voice is a bit shot tonight," I was worried that we might have another calamity-plagued performance like their show at ... More >>
The breakfast of soccer (viewing) championsDon't sit at home (or worse, go to work) and watch tomorrow's 9 a.m. World Cup doubleheader of USA vs. Algeria and England vs. Slovenia over soggy Cheerios and lukewarm coffee when plenty of local bars are opening their doors bright and early for die ... More >>
More than 300 wines, appetizers from D'Amico Catering. What better plans could you have for a Friday night?
Big hits spawned fame for the Australian stoner-rock quartet only a few years ago. Saturday, they came to relinquish those and more at the State Theatre.
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