The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>
You remember that infamous clip of Joaquin Phoenix on Letterman? The one where he announced to the world he was retiring from acting to pursue a career as a rap artist? Well, thank Baby Jesus, that turned out to be a hoax. But you know what isn't? Snoop Lion. "I want to bury Snoop Dogg, and become ... More >>
Over the last 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been a blues rock institution, at various times featuring folks like Jimmy Vaughan, Duke Robillard, Kid Bangham, Marc Ford (of The Black Crowes) and ultimate bassist and badass Keith Ferguson. These days, founding member and vocalist Kim Wilson ... More >>
Pictured: badassesI'll be honest with you: this week's group has to be the most random assemblage of just announced shows I have seen. Leading this week's pack is Los Gatos rockers Trapt, whose 2002 song "Headstrong," it has been confirmed, will simply never go away. Trapt has released three albums ... More >>
A legendary drummer should go out with a bang
A Chicago legend gives Phoenix the blues.
Curt Kirkwood is the heart, soul and everything else of the Meat Puppets, no matter who's in the band
After two decades of sterling fretwork, Ronnie Earl emerges as a rising star of the blues