Spending time in prison can provide plenty of time for songwriting. At least that's what Domenic "Nicky" Palermo, vocalist/guitarist of the Philadelphia-bred shoegaze band Nothing, did while serving out a sentence for attempted murder. After releasing the album Guilty of Everything earlier this year ... More >>
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The legendary sludge-punk metal band the Melvins return to Grumpy's Downtown Minneapolis, making their 15th stop in as many days! They'll perform in the lot out behind the establishment, as the Minnesota stop on a 50 states (plus Washington D.C.) in 51 days tour. If completed, it would put the band ... More >>
Larry David Twigg, bad teacher.Larry David Twigg had an unusual assignment for the 17-year-old boy from West High School in Waterloo: Come on over to the house, take your clothes off and have a chocolate syrup shower. The boy completed the homework. But Twigg, a 53-year-old former computer t ... More >>
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