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2004 Stories by Christina Fuoco

Archives: 2004 | 2003
  • Alter Bridge

    published October 21, 2004

    Drummer Scott Phillips doesn't seem to shed a tear over his former band, Creed, being finished now that he and Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti,... More >>

  • Skinny Puppy

    published October 14, 2004

    After Skinny Puppy's disastrous recording session for 1996's The Process, the industrial band vowed to break up for good. Musician Dwayne... More >>

  • Seven Mary Three

    published September 23, 2004

    Seven Mary Three lead singer/guitarist Jason Ross is thankful that his band still has a fervent-yet-intimate following. Since its 1995 debut,... More >>

  • Edgefest

    published September 16, 2004

    Music fans who missed the Warped Tour have a second chance to bake in the sun all day on the playing field at the Peoria Sports Complex. The... More >>

  • Brian Vander Ark

    published September 9, 2004

    Brian Vander Ark is probably one of the least known popular indie singer-songwriters. As lead singer-songwriter for the Michigan-based band the... More >>

  • Ministry

    published September 2, 2004

    Former goths can think twice about reliving their glory years with Al Jourgensen and Ministry. The acerbic dance hit "Stigmata" is not on the set... More >>

  • Incubus

    published September 2, 2004

    Some regard routine as boring, but not the rock band Incubus. Its members subscribe to the belief that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." The band... More >>

  • Galactic

    published August 26, 2004

    The funk-jazz outfit Galactic is celebrating its 10-year anniversary at the same time it is saying farewell to a major part of its act. Citing... More >>

  • Projekt Revolution Tour

    published August 26, 2004

    Linkin Park has been able to pull off what many acts have been unable to do this summer -- sell tickets to its festival-style show. For its... More >>

  • Dave Matthews Band

    published August 19, 2004

    When the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia died in 1995, patchouli-scented fans tapped the Dave Matthews Band to fill his shoes. Since then, DMB's... More >>

  • The Cardigans

    published August 12, 2004

    With their saccharine-sweet hit "Love Fool," Swedish pop band the Cardigans were poised to rise above the mid-'90s glut of female-fronted bands... More >>

  • The Psychedelic Furs

    published August 12, 2004

    The Psychedelic Furs have pretty much been a mainstay in alternative rock since the late 1970s, save for a few blips on the radar for lead singer... More >>

  • John Mayer and Maroon 5

    published July 15, 2004

    For pop acts John Mayer and Maroon 5, touring together is like a class reunion. Mayer and Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine met while attending a... More >>

  • Clutch

    published July 8, 2004

    Clutch is one band that music listeners either love or hate, and lead singer Neil Fallon admits that it has to do with his sense of humor. Fallon... More >>

  • D12

    published July 1, 2004

    Detroit rappers D12 are preparing for the ultimate test of their popularity -- touring without main man Eminem. The flaxen-haired rapper with the... More >>

  • Authority Zero

    published June 17, 2004

    After moving 80,000 copies of its Lava Records debut, A Passage in Time, Mesa's Authority Zero returns with a mlange of ska, punk, rock,... More >>

  • P.O.D.

    published June 17, 2004

    Now that Creed has broken up, the Cali-based P.O.D. -- best known for its hit "Youth of the Nation" -- has cornered the market on spiritual... More >>

  • Velvet Revolver

    published June 10, 2004

    Anyone who has heard interviews with the group Velvet Revolver pretty much knows the members could have named themselves the Rehab All-Stars.... More >>

  • Uncle Kracker

    published June 3, 2004

    Uncle Kracker (otherwise known as Matt Shafer) was at the brink of divorce when he was pulling double duty as a solo artist and Kid Rock's DJ. But... More >>

  • Slipknot

    published May 6, 2004

    "Reined in" are words that probably haven't been used to describe music by Slipknot, the costume-clad kings of noise. Lead singer Corey Taylor... More >>

  • The Von Bondies

    published March 18, 2004

    The Von Bondies' Jason Stollsteimer (or as they call him in the U.K., "Jason Von Bondie") won't even mention "his" name. The White Stripes' Jack... More >>

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