Marilyn Manson

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    July 3, 2014

    Cage: I keep feeding them, and they don't know what's going to be for dinner

    Chris Palko, better known as the rapper Cage, is not quick to grant interviews. He tends to disappear from the limelight for long stretches of time, popping back up with a new album or as part of a new underground rap group. Within the past decade, he has lent his talents toward collaborative work w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Gary Numan: Instant fame is terrifying and exciting in equal measure

    Gary Numan has influenced an entire generation of musicians and fans with his sound and style. Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor, and Marilyn Manson are among those who proclaim Numan's work as an influence on their own and have recorded cover versions of his old hits. His song "Cars" has made an appearance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    10 highlights from Bassgasm 10 at First Avenue

    Bassgasm 10 First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, March 21, 2014Bassgasm is the perfect medicine for a raver with terrible ADHD. Friday night at First Avenue was like looking into those kaleidescopes that have little bits of confetti in them, the ones you can shake, the result being a millennial version ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    The Metrodome's musical history: A look back

    On Sunday, the final Vikings' game will take place at the Metrodome, their indoor football home since 1982. And beginning shortly afterward, the Dome will be demolished in order to build the new Vikings stadium. In addition to all of the unforgettable (but mostly frustrating) sports' memories that h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Jeremy Messersmith releases "Tourniquet" from Glassnote Records debut

    Today, Jeremy Messersmith joins the elite company of Marilyn Manson and Evanescence with a song called "Tourniquet." While the charming local singer's song doesn't employ quite the same level of overt angst as the other two, this new single is a definite departure.After this champion of marriage equ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Summer Set Music Festival, day two, 8/10/13

    Summer Set Music Festival, Day Two With Girl Talk, Passion Pit, Blackalicious, SBTRKT, Zedd, MaLLy, and Doomtree Somerset, Wisconsin August 10, 2013 Replace the palm trees of Coachella with corn fields, or swap out Lollapalooza's dramatic Chicago skyline backdrop for rolling Wisconsin farmlands, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2013

    Alice Cooper: I'm woven into Americana

    Alice Cooper has been the reigning king of the shock rock genre now for nearly 50 years. He essentially defined the genre and a generation of heavy rock fans that delightfully thrive on the grotesque and extreme theatrical splendor that is the typical Alice Cooper performance. Notorious for throwing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts this week: 6/26-7/2

    It's the last week of June and Uptown is hopefully back up and running. This weekend marks the Twin Cities Pride Celebration featuring performances from L'Assassins, Wiping Out Thousands, Mayda and much more. Tom Petty reunites with the Heartbreakers at the Target Center Saturday while Aesop Rock an ... More >>

  • News

    December 12, 2012

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2012

    From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Five Prince perfumes that would smell sweeter than 3121

    A New York judge this week ordered Prince to pay a perfume maker nearly $4 million for failing to promote the 3121 line of scents that were a tie-in to the release of 2006's 3121. This is yet another bizarre entry in the life of Prince Rogers Nelson, a life in which each successive chapter manages ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Vans Warped Tour 2011 at Canterbury Park, 7/10/2011

    Photos by Nick Wosika​Warped Tour 2011July 10, 2011Canterbury Park, ShakopeeGive me your tired, your cynical youth, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...and gather them all at Canterbury Park for Van's Warped Tour.  Despite the government shutdown and races being cancelled, the sche ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Eight coolest burlesque artists of all time

    ​ (Photo by Craig VanDerSchaegen) Tonight marks the debut of Bryant Lake Bowl's naughtiest (we hope) cabaret, the Grand Ole Orgy, organized and hosted by the Dirty Curls, the nation's leading naughtybilly band. This is for two reasons: a) they're a pretty sweet naughtybilly band and b) they a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Insane Clown Posse makes a mess at the Main Room

    We can't believe we're saying this, but it was actually good.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: Sept. 11-17

    Regina Spektor, Pet Shop Boys and Todd Rungdren all play the State, Ani DiFrano speaks & next week's best new releases.

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    August 28, 2009: Dirty Projectors & Mill City Scene

    Dirty Projectors & TV on the Radio's Malone set TC dates, Manson & Snow Patrol leave Myth & TC print/site on the outs?

  • News

    July 8, 2009

    At CONvergence, the weird gets weirder

    Minnesota's gathering of the geeks turns into the (LAN) party of a lifetime

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Wavves cancel Europe tour

    "... and this little indie rocker cried 'wee wee wee' all the way home. "

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: May 15-21

    Gay Witch Abortion play on the Miss, Slug and Murs to release new album & next week's best new releases.

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Eminem's Relapse is a sorry slip

    Eminem can't mask his boredom on this ghastly return to the studio.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction announce 2009 tour dates

    While final word on NIN's retirement ferments, the tour Trent Reznor mentioned in his "farewell" note has come to fruition.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Radiohead's Grammy performance, muted

    With the sound off, try telling Thom Yorke from Kevin Jonas. We double dog dare you.

  • Music

    October 22, 2008
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    April 8, 2007
  • Music

    February 28, 2007

    Werewolves of Sydney

    Wolfmother summon the gods of '70s stoner rock

  • Movies

    May 31, 2006

    Mommie Darko

    Bottle-blonde goth queen Asia Argento gives birth to 'Deceitful' adaptation

  • Movies

    May 4, 2005

    Jesus Loves Me, Todd Doesn't

    In 'Palindromes,' director Todd Solondz pushes envelopes that never should have been sent

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2005

    Red Lake shootings update:
    media coverage notes and links

    10 dead, 12 injured in northern Minnesota rez town; complete text of shooter's retrievable posts at Nazi chatboard [posted at 8:36 a.m., updated at 11:45 a.m., 12:40 p.m.] About the shooter: Jeff Weise, reportedly a sophomore at Red Lake High, was the grandson of a tribal police officer named Daryl ... More >>

  • Music

    November 19, 2003

    Sex, Lies, and Audiotape

    Har Mar Superstar and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O. go on record about french-kissing fans and cock-blocking Beck

  • Movies

    October 23, 2002

    Porn Will Eat Itself

    'Cannibalism' director Lizzie Borden feeds on her own extremities

  • Music

    January 9, 2002

    The Impossible Scream

    Katastrophy Wife Unleashes a Wail to Do Edvard Munch Proud

  • Music

    June 20, 2001

    This Is the End

    As Foetus, Jim Thirwell creates eclectic music for the danse macabre

  • Arts

    June 13, 2001

    Raw Power

    Spilled blood, blown fuses, and perforated skulls: the unlikely rise of American Head Charge

  • Music

    December 13, 2000
  • Music

    May 24, 2000

    Interview with the Vampire

    An encounter with the Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt, the surliest conversationalist in indie-rock

  • Music

    April 12, 2000
  • Arts

    January 5, 2000

    Year of the White Male

    In 1999, cock rock and teenybop ruled the roost

  • Arts

    August 25, 1999
  • Music

    June 30, 1999

    Stumbling Toward Hennepin

    Every weekend, Minneapolis's young and lubricated professionals descend upon downtown clubland. Undo your first five buttons and join them.

  • Sports

    June 23, 1999

    The Cable Guy

    HBO's dramatic series venture beyond the fantasyland of network television

  • Books

    November 11, 1998
  • Arts

    November 4, 1998
  • Sports

    October 21, 1998

    Strange Powers

    Flights of fancy return to Fantasy Island; Charmed casts a spell for the sisterhood.

  • Music

    September 23, 1998
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    September 9, 1998
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    August 12, 1998
  • Music

    November 19, 1997

    Evolution Radio

    Zoning Out: New Zone 105 recruit Brian Oake.

  • Feature

    August 6, 1997
  • Music

    June 18, 1997
  • News

    June 4, 1997

    Happy Mediums- POLARA

    Charting a path between electronica and the old one-two-three-four, Polara's intrepid space-rock earned them a coveted deal with Interscope Records. As the band learned, it won't cure all their ills. But it beats a sharp stick in the eye

  • Music

    November 6, 1996



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