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Related:Top 20 best Minnesota musiciansFirst Avenue's 20 best concertsMinneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.50 cool facts about the Minnesota music sceneCountless songwriters have found inspiration in the Land of 10,000 Lakes over the years, and even more have hit upon something revel ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonThe Kills May 5, 2011 First Avenue, Minneapolis If film exists of Thursday night's show turned in by the Kills, it's something that other bands should view immediately, study, and commit to memory. It unfolded exactly how a show in this vein should -- and even with the f ... More >>
Via Gawker, photo by Nilina Mason-CampbellPerusing the internets in a flash of free time during the SXSW festival, I noticed something that computed awkwardly. Who is that on Alison Mosshart's t-shirt?
The influential Twin Cities-based band's recordings will see the light of day once again.
...and other true tales from local musicians
Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.
That's a key line from NOFX's "Seeing Double at the Triple Rock." The SoCal pop-punk stalwarts are shooting a video for the new track at its namesake club on March 6. In the song, the band gets "snowed in" at the bar (Don't you hate it when blizzards completely shut down Cedar?) and spends the after ... More >>
Rappers were hot. Smokers were cold. Rockers were on Myspace. And sometime after the last Katrina benefit, we wrote it all down for you.
A blow-by-blow account of Mark Mallman's agonizing, ecstatic 52.4-hour song
Scenes from the new Triple Rock Social Club
Slug and St. Patrick Costello recall a brush with Avril Lavigne, their status as Scottish Royalty, puking on cue, and dropping trou
Storming the stage with postpunk pirates Lifter Puller