The cases against seven men with connections to the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club -- stemming from an August shootout with rival biker gang the Vagos -- were sent back to a grand jury on Monday. And, in an effort to have one of the biker's trial moved to another venue, an attorney f ... More >>
Are the Hells Angels still scary?Sure, there's the occasional murder or bar fight -- and once in a while you'll find a few slangin' meth to hillbillies -- but it seems the Sonny Barger/ Altamont days of busting up bars and running amok wherever they see fit have come to an end.The new fo ... More >>
AnvilThis Friday the summer movie blockbuster season kicks into full swing with the release of Iron Man 2. Yes, there will be plenty of explosions, CGI special effects, sequels and remakes to last eager movie goers for the next few months.But just in case you want to skip the long lines, expensi ... More >>
The first batch of bands for SXSW, the large music industry trade show, conference and festival every year in Austin Texas, have been announced. Unlike my Coachella post earlier this week, the list comes straight form SXSW.com so we know it is right (but subject to change). This year's line up has a ... More >>
Nine going on new
Ten great discs that were, shall we say, underserved by the media but are more than worthy of your money and close attention
Ta Det Lugnt
Between hard rock and a safe place, Metallica finds itself
Forty years ago, Al Maysles met the Beatles
Rockers roll To Hell and the Valley
Is Saint Durst the new, limp Bono?
What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?
How much time was "Wasted on the Way"? Absolutely none, if you like a good rock 'n' roll soap opera.
Local music bedrock Hans Olson looks back on a lifetime of ups and downs and 30 years of making music in the Valley
The Green Room's Altamont 2 takes rock back into the bowels of hell
Creepy parallel lives
It's not unusual to find we're still in love with him, woah woah woah woah, woah woah woah woah woah woah
ZIGGY MARLEY AND THE MELODY MAKERS, PARLIAMENT, JEFFERSON STARSHIP