It's hard to imagine that once upon a time, Kurt Cobain wasn't the voice of a generation, or grunge's foremost martyr. A long time ago, he was simply the guy who fronted a great band called Nirvana, and brought thick, fuzzy metal/punk distortion to great pop songs. He had already established himself ... More >>
This year, Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night, the music blog at our sister paper Dallas Observer, teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness. John Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival survivor John Fogerty gets overl ... More >>
By Whitney Friedlander The lobby of Dave Grohl's Northridge-based 606 Studios has a Joan Jett book on the coffee table and a row of classic arcade games like Donkey Kong Jr. against one wall. On top of a photo booth sits an iconic "Moonman" MTV Video Music Award, festooned with a roll of toilet pap ... More >>
Despite what it does for your record sales, it sucks when a rockstar dies before his time. Hard times came about in 1996 after the passing of Sublime's vocalist and guitarist Bradley Nowell.Even good ol' Lou Dog was bummin'. Frankly, I can't blame him. If I had been more than six years old at the ... More >>
Xiu Xiu and anthems of self-loathing
With the Lights Out
Come as you are to Krist Novoselic's book signing
Curt Kirkwood finds harmony in new project
Five artists came with the promise of a new day -- and defused faster than a wet firecracker
The public craves rare Nirvana. Fear not: 'You Know You're Right' is only the beginning.
Ex-Meat Puppet Curt Kirkwood, now with Eyes Adrift, rambles on for the sake of rambling
Indie supergroup Eyes Adrift offers a dream fusion of Meat Puppets, Nirvana and Sublime
A one-stop guide to the latest round of pop-star foolishness and bad behavior
The Melvins are (still) willing to provoke and confuse
It may be a dark, dank dive. But rockers, skaters and skinheads call it home. Now, the last real bar in downtown Tempe is on the eve of destruction.