Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington has gotten all the way off the ground, which is a first step that a lot of reconstituted rock bands never quite reach. Diehard STP fans are still mostly nonplussed, but a lot of them are going to the shows anyway; casual fans are interested enough in the w ... More >>
Alkaline Trio's songwriting formula works -- Matt Skiba and Dan Andriano share vocal duties in a Jekyll-and-Hyde-like fashion, singing songs about heartache and the macabre. The band has progressed quite a bit from the tongue-in-cheek breakup anthem "Stupid Kid" from 2001's From Here to Infirmary. ... More >>
If you rock successfully enough, you get to create a concert rider, a list of requests or demands set as criteria for a performance. Usually, some jackwad finds it and sends it to The Smoking Gun, who will then publish it -- its readers calling you an asshole or a diva for the "blue M&M's onl ... More >>
Foo FightersIs someone getting the best, the best, the best, the best of you? I hope not, but just in case someone is, there's good news on the horizon. Just after 7 a.m. this morning, X 103.9 announced The Foo Fighters are coming to town, on October 16 at US Airways Center. I can't really ... More >>
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