By Mike Seely Shitting on the Eagles is basically a national pastime for hard-core Americana fans. In fact, while there are several brilliant artists that alt-country loyalists are apt to bond over, dislike of the Eagles may be the single most prevalent and unifying force. Yet while there is ample ... More >>
Late last fall, the members of New Found Glory got the idea to do a tour commemorating the ten-year anniversary of their Sticks and Stones album. Even without any "big hits" in recent years, the Florida pop-punk band has been touring constantly and continuously building their fanbase on the road. Du ... More >>
By Ben WesthoffThe Coachella lineup is here. It's actually here! There have been ten tons of fakes, some quite convincing, and many of which had the Rolling Stones headlining. (West Coast Sound, however, broke the story that they would not appear.) But never mind all that! The lineup is here, and t ... More >>
Fun.With Miniature TigersMyth, MaplewoodFriday, April 13, 2012View a slideshow from the concert here.In the early going, frontman Nate Ruess alerted the audience at Myth that this show was "the biggest headlining show Fun. has ever done" -- and the proceedings played out that way. After initially be ... More >>
This is not an ideal time to work, live, or even to be within a stone's throw of Egypt. Why? It's complicated.
photo by: Steve CohenEels mastermind Mark Oliver Everett clearly was in no mood on Sunday night to admit that summer was indeed over, turning back the calendar with both his song selection and his sunny demeanor during a spirited 95-minute set that made everyone in attendance forget about the rec ... More >>
A sampling of what made (re)collecting the old faves so fun, and frustrating, in the aughts.
The best of Britain's commercials screens again this year at the Walker.
Gimme Noise offers four helpful hints about how to hate on the scourge of the music underworld.
One of the most done-to-death archetypal rock songs in history gets a radical transformation.
The album that ruined sampling for everyone will get a brush up and a full-fledged re-release. Is it a necessary face-lift or 20th anniversary cash-in?
Devotees have been waiting years for the new GNR album
Local brass band gets Midwesterners to forget what it means to miss New Orleans
Hear that sound?
On the road with Faux Jean, rock star daydreams surrender to real-life drudgery
A Suburbs reissue in every garage!
In Gimme Shelter, a preening rock star's humility is just a stab away
U Film's "Sound Unseen" festival projects our mythologies of music onto the screen
A documentary retrospective of the Maysles Brothers puts the focus on both sides of the camera
Sprint's latest ad campaign promises CALLERS WHO SWITCH first crack at Rolling Stones tickets. The ads don't mention that customers have to sign up before they can see the deal's fine print.