Mike Kinsella has reincarnated himself yet again, and you have every reason to be excited. Kinsella, along with brother Tim and cousin Nate, helped to usher in the emo movement of the Midwest, setting the underpinnings for the genre with Chicago-based Owls, Cap'n Jazz, Joan of Arc and American Footb ... More >>
I know a lot of people who are kind of frustrated that the Vans Warped Tour has passed them by -- that they're targeting new teenagers instead of targeting the people who were teenagers when Warped Tour began. To those people, I ask: How many fellow 30-year-olds do you know who want to stand outside ... More >>
The Warped Tour lineup was released yesterday afternoon, and while we were (foolishly) hoping that Kevin Lyman would have a change of heart and model the long-running festival after something like Punk Rock Bowling or The Fest, the lineup, unsurprisingly, still caters to Hot Topic tweens. There ar ... More >>
Blues rock masters The Black Keys have been on top of the world lately. They've toured the globe, sold out Madison Square Garden twice, and headlined every music festival under the sun (including this year's Coachella fest, where they teamed up with Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty during ... More >>
Artist: A Second GoodbyeTitle: Two track sampler.Basics: Young Scottsdale upstarts A Second Goodbye have a seven song EP on the horizon, but for now we have a two track sampler CD to satiate those pop punk needs. Pop punk is too widespread and vigorous these days to try and figure it all out or q ... More >>
Tempe kiddie-poppers The Maine have announced the release date for their new record, Black & White, the major-label followup to Can't Stop, Won't Stop. Sire will drop the record, produced by Howard Benson (Papa Roach, Creed, Hawthorne Heights), on July 13. In the least surprising news of th ... More >>
Hollywood Heartthrob The Takeover Grade B- When financial considerations mean songs needs to be replaced for a DVD release of a film or a TV show, producers usually turn to generic sounding music to take the place of the more popular, but prohibitively expensive, tune. Tinsel-town just might come ... More >>
The Burt Bacharach concert at Orpheum Theatre scheduled for Sunday, September 28 has been cancelled, LiveNation announced today. Tickets will be refunded at point of purchase.
A batch of bad-ass shows were just announced this week. Read on for the news.
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