Melanie Haupt

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  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Mark Oliver Everett, known to discriminating music fans everywhere as "E," headmaster of Eels, is the guy everyone wanted to be friends with in high school. Blisteringly smart and deadly funny, he's cool enough for the boys and cuddly enough to ma...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    The Athens, Georgia-based duo Jucifer -- an alt-metal combo comprising Amber Valentine on guitar and her boyfriend, Ed Livengood, on drums -- mixes up a lethal cocktail of punk, heavy metal and plain ol' buzz-saw rawk, redefining "Southern gothic....

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    If El Tri's Alex Lora gets his way, after the nuclear holocaust, his band will be kicking out the jams for the cockroaches and Keith Richards and continuing to be a voice for the Mexican people. It's hardly an inconceivable proposition, given Lora...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    At one point in its history, it was entirely possible that Imperial Teen would forever be associated with Rose McGowan and her deadly confection, given the fact that the band is best known for contributing the creepy, stalkerish "Yoo-Hoo" to the s...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Can the music be called Brit pop if the musicians in question take more influences from the Mississippi Delta than from their Liverpool-area origins, as is the case with Gomez? Lacking a better term, the awe-inspiring quintet describes its music a...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    When queried in an interview a couple of years ago as to whether he was really the fabled Ugly Casanova, Modest Mouse front man Isaac Brock immediately went all prickly. "Aw, man," he groaned. "You've got to let some things stay a mystery." And th...