Bay City Rollers

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    6 Songs That Evoke Movie Scenes

    Steve Wiley is Up on the Sun's resident Record Store Geek. Biweekly, he shares stories of great music and whacky characters from his continuing 27 years in Valley record stores and the always-zany music biz. When you are a music geek like I am, you are constantly aware of the music that's playin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    The Beatles and The 10 Acts that Followed Them into Bubblegum Territory

    Editor's note: Since Oct. 6, 2012 (the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' debut album Love Me Do), we've been on a half-century celebration cycle in which we are scheduled to relive every Beatles innovation, every release of the Beatles' landmark career in real time, right until the ine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    This Week in Music History: June 20 through 26

    Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian Wilson​Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    KISS, Marilyn Manson, the Brady Kids and . . . Max and the Marginalized?

    Max and the Marginalized: Tuesday, July 15, at Modified Arts By Clay McNear Max Bernstein, Jon Ryggy, and Dave Watrous -- the musicians who comprise the political-punk band Max and the Marginalized -- will be shocked by what I'm about to do. What's that, you ask? Lump them in with Vanilla Ice and ... More >>

  • News

    May 3, 2007

    Femmy Nazis

    The Taloned One ogles white pride wenches, welcomes an infamous mining titan to town, and takes another swipe at illegal-immigrant-bashing car king Rusty Childress

  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    Comings and goings on the local scene

    When God closes a Jar, he opens a soda bar

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Bhagavad Guitars

    After a year of adversity, tri-city quartet Haggis has the last laugh with Karma Suits Ya!

  • Music

    January 31, 2002

    Dogs' Life

    British punk-era warriors Slaughter and the Dogs regroup for a shot at the respect they never got

  • Music

    September 23, 1999

    The Wonderful World of S&M

    If TV's a vast wasteland, Sid and Marty Krofft are really cleaning up, recycling their Saturday morning dynasty

  • Music

    October 1, 1998

    No Guts, No Glory

    Haggis invests wit and power in guitar-rock's most timeworn formulas

  • Music

    October 9, 1997

    Idle Worship

    New book celebrates fave raves who had the choppers but not the chops

  • Music

    August 1, 1996

    Contract and Expel

    Famous parting shots from artists formerly "under exclusive arrangement" with their labels

  • Music

    February 8, 1996

    The Earth Reinherits Joe Meek

    A new retrospective sheds light on the dark side of Britain's most ingenuous record producer (don't send his soul to hell)

  • Music

    November 16, 1995
  • Music

    February 23, 1995
  • Film

    November 3, 1994
  • Music

    April 20, 1994



  • Music

    January 10, 1990

    Style Counseling

    How to get musically postmodern without really trying