• Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Dave Ayers: Tim Carr always put the art first and let the rest be damned

    Many in the local and global music community are mourning last week's loss of Tim Carr, an esteemed local music writer who went on to sign the Beastie Boys, Megadeth, and countless others in an impassioned career. He worked throughout the U.S. and eventually shifted his projects to Thailand, where h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Tim Carr, local music critic and A&R rep, dead at 57

    The music community in the Twin Cities and beyond lost a friend in Tim Carr. The Hopkins-bred music writer and A&R representative who went on to sign the Beastie Boys to Capitol Records was found dead at his Thailand apartment. He was 57.According to, he was reportedly found with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts this week: 2/20-2/26

    Plenty of shows going on in this last full week in February. Friday and Saturday prove to be the most busy. Friday, indie rock band Eels takes the First Avenue stage while psych poppers Ruby Suns play at the 7th Street Entry. ZZ Ward will be playing to a sold-out crowd at the Varsity and California ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Megadeth and Motorhead at Myth, 2/14/12

    Photo by Ryan Siverson​MegadethWith MotörheadMyth, MinneapolisTuesday, February 14, 2012For a slideshow from the concert, click here.With mullets galore and a woman retching her guts out in the parking lot outside Myth, Tuesday night had the potential to turn into a Saturday Night Live sketch abo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Valentine's Day: Celebrate on the cheap

    ​ With Valentine's Day falling on a Tuesday this year, we're guessing that many folks will procrastinate on putting together any special plans. But just because you elected to wait until Monday doesn't mean that you can't still plan something awesome for your sweetheart. Looking for ideas? We've p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Craig Finn at Triple Rock Social Club, 02/04/12

    Photo by Tony Nelson​Craig FinnWith Mount MoriahTriple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisSaturday, February 4, 2012Any Craig Finn performance in Minneapolis is a sea of talking points -- and he went through most of them Saturday in front of an attentive Triple Rock crowd. This is the home of 86 percent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    David Lefever arrested for shooting spree threat

    David Lefever's threatening online post got him arrested.​An Appleton, Wisconsin man has been arrested after leaving a threatening message on the message board of a Canadian radio station. David Lefever wrote the message Tuesday, telling blog readers that he was going to "Go on a shooting spree in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Slayer cancels North American tour

    Bassist and vocalist Tom Araya's back surgery forces Slayer to cancel most of their 2009 touring plans.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Megadeth, Slayer head to Roy Wilkins

    With Testament too? And guess what--tickets are $10.00 cheap.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: Sept. 4-10

    Lucinda to tie the knot on stage, Clapperclaw recap, Doomtree Blowout announced, more shows moving from the Myth & next week's best new releases.

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Slayer announces new album

    World Painted Blood drops on November 3rd of this year.

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Misanthropology: Dave Mustaine

    The deposed metal God is here to prove that sour grapes make the finest whine.

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Metallica, Newsted to reunite at Hall of Fame induction

    Newsted agreed to be there, but calls to Dave Mustaine are still going straight to voicemail.

  • Calendar

    February 13, 2008
  • Music

    February 13, 2008
  • Arts

    December 19, 2007

    Culture Jamming

    Iceland's best indie-rockers top this week's pop culture picks

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2006

    8/31 Morning Communiqué

    American Family Association protests swearing in CBS 9/11 documentary, Minnesotans pay less for cooler fuel, money runs out to find 135 m ... More >>

  • Music

    September 26, 2001

    Doing It to 'Deth

    Megadeth's new album sees the band put the pedal back to the metal

  • Music

    April 26, 2000

    Kat Power

    With a new band, Katastrophy Wife, and a new babe in toyland, Kat Bjelland makes more noise than ever

  • Music

    May 12, 1999
  • News

    June 10, 1998

    Band Stand

    35 concerts to soundtrack your summer.

  • Feature

    November 15, 1995