House of Pain (Band)

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    Smash Mouth with Sugar Ray and the Gin Blossoms at the Grandstand, 8/23/13

    Smash Mouth with Sugar Ray and the Gin Blossoms State Fair Grandstand Friday, August 23, 2013 Friday night State Fair goers took advantage of the perfect summer evening and stepped into a time machine for the Under the Sun tour with Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, and Gin Blossoms at the State Fair Grands ... More >>

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    May 28, 2013

    Snoop Dogg at Soundset, 5/26/13

    Snoop Lion Dogg Soundset Festival, Canterbury ParkSunday, May 26, 2013For the first time in Soundset history, Atmosphere took the second-to-last slot, making way for the West Coast gangsta legend Snoop Dogg. A transition toward reggae music prompted a name change to Snoop Lion recently, but thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Big Boi at Epic, 11/9/12

    Big Boiwith Get CryphyEpic, MinneapolisNovember 9, 2012"One more?" the DJ asked. He stood there awkwardly at the corner of the stage, not sure what to do with himself. "Big Boi, one more?"For an uncomfortably long couple minutes Friday night, it looked like Big Boi's DJ hadn't gotten the memo about ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Marijuana Deathsquads' Boston Massacre at Turf Club, 4/20/12

    Wade Boggs' Wicked Boston Baked Bash with Marijuana Deathsquads, Weird Boggs, Plain Ole Bill, Baby Boys Turf Club, St. Paul Friday, April 20, 2012 When the details were posted no one could've been fully prepared for this gig. The bizarre promo video didn't exactly clarify things either. The lineup ... More >>

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    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

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    February 8, 2012

    Nirvana's In Utero studio site in Cannon Falls overhauled

    ​Pachyderm Studio was once an ever-expanding source of rural Minnesota trivia. The complex, tucked away behind some trees on a quiet country road near Cannon Falls, hosted many legendary recording sessions. Lore surrounding Nirvana's In Utero, PJ Harvey's Rid of Me, and albums by local heroes incl ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011
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    April 13, 2011
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    January 26, 2011

    Snoop Dogg at the Cabooze, 01/25/11

    Photos by Alex Uncapher​Snoop DoggJanuary 25, 2011The Cabooze, MinneapolisWith Snoop Dogg in the house, of course there was going to be one hell of a party at the Cabooze on Tuesday night. Playing the second of two sold-out shows over the course of just a few hours, the Big Boss Dogg turned out th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Cypress Hill and Tom Morello want you to party like it's 1996

    ​Somewhere out there, in the dank, festering recesses of converted suburban sub-basement apartments plastered with Shinehead, Insane Clown Posse, and House of Pain posters and heaped high with Noam Chomsky texts and shrinkwrapped Jerky Boys cassettes live people who genuinely want -- nay, need ... More >>

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    June 15, 2007

    Slick Rick brings old school hip hop to a new generation at the Foundation

    So the overall vibe for the show was aimed in a general "old school" direction, though the specific delineation of said oldness (and schoolness) grew a bit confused over the night.