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 >>
People were understandably miffed when First Avenue was left off Rolling Stone's Best Clubs in America list recently. Several of the comments proclaim the general sentiment of "Hello...ever heard of First Ave???" Well, the voting pool of musicians, managers, and industry folks -- Spoon's Britt Dani ... More >>
By Jason RocheHalloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
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Days of no consequence. Minneapolis edged November. My turmoil was a batholith hidden deep within. The new record was closer to "The Red Bedroom" than anything I'd written in 10 years. Brad was forced to cancel our mix session in Kentucky, so tracking it round Minneapolis would be a new change. I ... More >>
So just when you'd managed to excise every last trace of the lava-bed crunch-munch of plodding, misanthropic metal mayhem that is The View from your cranium, shameless hambone thespian William Shatner crashes the random-heavy-metal-news-sweepstakes party with what's gotta be the most cringe-worth ... More >>
Photos by Tony Nelson - click for slideshowOzzy OsbourneJanuary 12, 2011Target Center, MinneapolisComing up from Mankato on a cold Wednesday night, 10-year-old Grady Wolters and his dad, Todd, were anxious to see the Prince of Darkness himself, Ozzy Ozbourne, finally perform. Grady's old man firs ... More >>
Though he was originally scheduled to perform with Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, Ozzy Osbourne's rescheduled gig at the Target Center tomorrow night is being billed as "An Evening with Ozzy Osbourne" -- meaning the Prince of Darkness will be going at it alone.
Ozzy Osbourne is postponing his Sunday night show at the Target Center by exactly one month due to an ear infection, the venue tells us today. The Prince of Darkness is suffering from "complications" from his infection which are preventing him from performing; his rescheduled tour will kick off i ... More >>
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Finished with my woman 'cause she -- wait, hold on a sec, what?
The group works to avenge garage rock's untimely death, one PBR at a time
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It's been 24 years, but an entire nation remembers what it was doing that fateful day... From the always indispensable dailyrotten.com: Jan 20 1982 Rock musician Ozzy Osbourne is hospitalized in Des Moines IA after he bites the head off of a dead bat. The bat was tossed on stage by a fan during ... More >>
Making a Good Impression with Celebrity Impersonator Dale Preston
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Meet the Barkers repackages a classic dichotomy Ozzy and Sharon have finally ordered the cameras off their feces-strewn property. Nick and Jessica have packed up their belongings and fled to less invasive pastures. Even Ashlee Simpson's televised train wreck has slowed to a smoldering halt. Unfort ... More >>
The Soap Factory's Art Shanty Projects turn life on the frozen lake into a work of art
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
Zebulon Pike and the fastidious art of kicking ass
The Dames blast ears from Duluth to the Twin Cities
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Croquet fields and castles, Dune buggies and shark tanks: MTV's Cribs visits the estates of the new rich and famous
That was the question at the South by Southwest Film Festival, where digital video reigned and good ol' film went south
The geezer-rock comedy Still Crazy tries to pour another round of modern-day limey schmaltz
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Wing Young Huie's Lake Street portfolio.
Battling Satan: Anti-Manson activists praying last week at the Metrodome