Omaha indie rockers Cursive are no strangers to making concept albums. From Domestica's tale of Sweetie and Pretty Baby to the religious town in Happy Hollow, each album has its own narrative thread. This is abundantly clear on the band's seventh album, I Am Gemini. "I was writing really jerky song ... More >>
If you've got a subscription to Guitar World, you no doubt know who Mr. Big is. Comprised of some of the biggest names in the shred lexicon -- guitarist Paul Gilbert, bassist Billy Sheehan, drummer Pat Torpey, and vocalist Eric Martin -- the group issued hit rock records until the radio took off ... More >>
Wiz KhalifaDang, it's sad when a song climbing up the Billboard Hot 100 charts refers to women as hos and bitches. Such is the case with Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow," which had to be cleaned up extensively for radio play. The original "dirty" version is riddled with n-bombs, as well, but it's ... More >>
The Lord singeth and danceth
Phoenix has lost a hidden gem, at least in part. The restaurant at Backstreet Wine Salon -- a classy little spot behind Gaslight Square on Indian School -- served its last dinner this past Saturday night. However, Backstreet's wine shop remains open for retail sales. Owner Jo ... More >>
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