Mike Doughty | Dakota Jazz Club | Saturday, November 22 Soul Coughing were the first band that made me feel dumb. During the mid- to late-'90s, the weird, jazz and hip-hop-infused band from Brooklyn sat in a unique space. If you listened to them at a long clip, they sounded like a thousand things yo ... More >>
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Metal as a genre transcends all parts of the world and breaks all cultural and language barriers, from North and South America, to Europe and even Asia. From the early days of metal, and Judas Priest's classic 1979 live album Unleashed in the East (recorded in Tokyo), the music has always been popul ... More >>
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 >>
MWMF Day Three With Hang 'Em High, the Ultrasounds, Neon, Reina del Cid & the Cidizens, Eli Glor, Stereo Confession, and Riflebird Winona, Minnesota Saturday, April 20, 2013 After spending much of Friday night at Mid West Music Fest pleasantly cooped up at Ed's seeing a strong cadre of established ... More >>
The rapper moves forward with his new album, The God Particle
In the case of Metallagher, there's something a bit more absurd at play than your typical cover band. In short, the band dresses as Metallica and thrashes through 1980s-era tracks. All the while, frontman "Gallagher Hetfield" smashes items and tells bad jokes in between snarling lyrics.The band i ... More >>
Photos courtesy of Christy HuntElliot Hill, best known locally as the drummer for the Softrocks, passed away on Monday, July 25, at the age of 26. Hill was diagnosed with colon cancer last September, and the cancer advanced to an untreatable stage and was diagnosed as terminal in April. In a ... More >>
The Black AngelsOctober 26, 2010Varsity Theater, MinneapolisAs a wholly out of control storm raged outside, a tightly controlled one erupted from the stage at the Varsity Tuesday night. With the stage bathed in eerie red and blue lights--lights that on occasion turned white and shone into the cro ... More >>
Note: You can see Rick K. & The Allnighters performing from today through Sunday at Grand Casino Hinckley. More information can be found at the band's website, and on Steve Moore's website.The video of a shiny-jacketed cover band playing ZZ Top's "Sharp Dressed Man" at an outdoor pavilion in Te ... More >>
The deposed metal God is here to prove that sour grapes make the finest whine.
The Sword and Zebulon Pike bring Thor's hammer-ons to the Triple Rock Stage.
Adult Swim's Resident Death Metal Band Release an Album—We Put on Our Corpse Paint and Take a Listen
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Local band looks back to AmRep, looks forward to deafness
Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends offers a televised tour of American eccentricity
Teaching Minnesota's student prisoners reveals the power of the pen
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