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2005 Stories by Cole Haddon

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  • Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

    published December 29, 2005

    It's that time of year again, when all our sins come back to bite us in the ass, and right around midnight on New Year's Eve, we resolve to fix... More >>

  • Shooter Jennings, and Shelly Fairchild

    published December 29, 2005

    Shooter Jennings had a country Outlaw for a father (Waylon), grew up on tour with country rebels the Highwaymen, and is now breaking a few country... More >>

  • Holiday Dysfunction

    published December 22, 2005

    When asked about favorite Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa memories, most people remember the good times. You know, the stuff they write songs... More >>

  • In Short

    published November 24, 2005

    Three of the Briefs' four members recently took the time to briefly discuss their new album Steal Yer Heart, punk rock's brevity,... More >>

  • The Earlies

    published November 24, 2005

    While The Earlies' . . . uh, earliest collaborations (1998) didn't necessarily constitute a band, their first EP in 2002 did. What began... More >>

  • Oh, God!

    published November 17, 2005

    Tim McTague, guitarist for UnderOath, place your right hand on the Bible and swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing... More >>

  • Paul McCartney

    published November 17, 2005

    Poor Paul McCartney: a Knight of the Realm, with a personal fortune of more than $1 billion, a new wife (an ex-model) and kid (to join his other... More >>

  • Foreign Roots

    published November 10, 2005

    The Greencards are probably one of the best examples of American bluegrass out there right now, which is why it's so gosh-darned peculiar... More >>

  • How Goth Are You?

    published October 27, 2005

    How do you like to apply your makeup? • Eyeliner, eyeliner, eyeliner! (2 points) • I'm a dude, dude. Makeup's for... More >>

  • Merle Haggard

    published October 27, 2005

    Merle Haggard can't sleep well at night knowing what's become of his beloved country music. Every time Kenny Chesney sashays across a stage, ol'... More >>

  • The Epoxies

    published October 27, 2005

    New Wave was a joke two years ago, and probably will be in two more, but in the meantime, bands like The Killers and The Bravery are milking it... More >>

  • Commercial Break

    published October 20, 2005

    Mega-producer Clive Davis of J Records declared Gavin DeGraw his "next big thing" a few years back, but ivory tickler DeGraw is still waiting for... More >>

  • John Hammond Jr.

    published October 20, 2005

    Born out of the blues revival of the early '60s, John Hammond Jr. has defied stereotypes from Day One. You know, like when he said he wanted to... More >>

  • Gwen Stefani

    published October 13, 2005

    Have you seen Gwen Stefani onstage, on the red carpet, or on camera in one of her countless MTV appearances? She's a living testimony to the joys... More >>

  • Gore Gore Girls

    published October 6, 2005

    Named after H.G. Lewis's 1972 B-horror film, the Gore Gore Girls are the queens of the southeast Michigan garage-rock scene that grew up in the... More >>

  • Reggie and the Full Effect

    published September 22, 2005

    Reggie and the Full Effect front man James Dewees revels in theatrics, whether you're talking about the many aliases he's used with Reggie -- like... More >>

  • American Analog Set

    published September 22, 2005

    American Analog Set's albums are kind of like sampling apple pies made by your mom, aunt, and grandmother. Sure, they don't taste identical. Sure,... More >>

  • The Beat Goes On

    published September 15, 2005

    The tired, thirtysomething punk rocker believed his musical career was over. After chasing his dreams for so many years, it was finally time to... More >>

  • The Ditty Bops

    published September 15, 2005

    Imagine it's 1925 and you and your special lady or mister have decided to spend Friday night at the club. Onstage is a new female duet with a... More >>

  • Buckwheat Zydeco

    published August 11, 2005

    It's no surprise that our most soulful president tapped Buckwheat Zydeco to play both of his inaugurations. Slick Willy knew no one other than the... More >>

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