It can't be easy being the other members of Sublime in 2013. On a cynical--but very real--level, you reached your peak fame and earning power in 1996, at the moment your band's lead singer died and ensured you wouldn't reach it again. On an idealistic--but very real--level, you reached the peak of y ... More >>
BREAKING NEWS: Peter Cetera is no longer a member of Chicago! Who knew?As the unofficial yacht-rock go-to guy at New Times, it was incumbent on me to attend the Doobie Brothers and Chicago show Tuesday night at Dodge Theatre.So I did my duty, despite the fact that I saw the Doobies play Tempe on ... More >>
By Clay McNear Why are tribute bands so maligned? By definition, they lack original thought, but most make up for it with suicide-bomber zeal. Not to mention pride of craftsmanship. As someone who used to play "Smoke on the Water" and "We're an American Band" in a shitty junior-high band, I can tel ... More >>
Which double/triple bill deserves your entertainment dollar?
Chicago V (Rhino)
In search of the historic double live album . . . who started it, and who finally finished it off?