Tom Hallett was a true rock 'n' roll writer. He lived the rock 'n' roll life like the Twin Cities' own Lester Bangs, and wrote about it in great detail. For decades, Hallett avidly attended innumerable shows, and celebrated our scene hard. Hallett's recent passing after a struggle with diabetes shoc ... More >>
Round one of Coachella is over and damn, was it a good one! We're all soar, sunburned and smiling. Here's the best of what we saw during another memorable weekend in Indio.See also:The 50 most beautiful people at Coachella
Coachella's first weekend was amazing this year! Except when it wasn't. Here are the parts of the festival that rubbed us the wrong way. Saturday Night dust storm (above) Conditions may not have been as bad as they were during last year's Red Hot Chili Peppers set, but Saturday night's dusty condi ... More >>
I'm going to let you in on the secret: I don't know anything about music that normal adult humans listen to. Avalanches of culture engulf our entire society while I sit in a grubby basement, hunched over a laptop listening to old Motorhead records. However, on occasion, I'm forced to stick my he ... More >>
In the coming days, Gimme Noise will profile the 20 finalists in our Twin Cities music photographers 2014 showcase. Stacy Schwartz not only loves documenting concerts herself, but she provides a calendar via Cakein15.com so that others can get more live music in their lives. Her photography has bee ... More >>
The gastronomic merrymakers behind the annual Gastro Non Grata event are at it again. This year's mash-up of the Twin Cities food and music scene has been scheduled for the Sunday after Thanksgiving. On November 24, attendees will feast on delicious bites of food from one the hottest restaurants of ... More >>
Photo by Ryan SiversonMegadethWith 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 >>
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 >>
Despite the head-scratching nature of the new venture, you've gotta admit there's something sort of endearing about the idea of Motörhead frontman Lemmy curling up for a cozy night in with a bottle of his band's new branded Australian Shiraz, a good book and maybe a few logs blazing away in the ... More >>
Photos by Stacy Schwartz - click for slideshow"We are Motörhead and we play rock 'n roll!" explained frontman and living legend Lemmy Kilmister at the beginning of their set on Tuesday night, as if the crowd had never heard of them before. And with that they broke into "Motorhead," giving the be ... More >>
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Photo via First Ave's TwitterFor as long as I can remember First Avenue has been The Place. It's this way for all of us, whether your band aspires to play the Mainroom or your Dad tells smirky stories of smoking pot in the Entry basement with the 'Mats. Purple Rain? Yes, of course (how many peopl ... More >>
A play-by-play of our freelancer's first day at the SXSW music festival.
And so it begins.
Halloween gets mashed, Slayer meets Motorhead, Murs takes Weezer to LA & Biz Markie gets a taste of France.
Coverage of State Fair performances, Brother Ali dissects new album & Motörhead at First Avenue.
Dirty Projectors & TV on the Radio's Malone set TC dates, Manson & Snow Patrol leave Myth & TC print/site on the outs?
It'll be a 2 hour long medley of Ace of Spades, but who cares? Lemmy is God.
Shuga Records profiled, Motorhead announce show & photos/reviews of Metric and Patrick Wolf.
Lars Larson and the subterranean network of the local hip-hop
Zebulon Pike and the fastidious art of kicking ass
Will this be the article that convinces you End Transmission rock out? Yes, it is.
The 1997 City Pages New Music Poll
Moon's Over Minneapolis: Brother Sun Sister Moon rise in the north