One of these is the lead singer of Rooney. Guess who?More just announced shows? You betcha -- that's what happens when we take a week off. Since the last installment was a rather hefty one, this time around things are a bit slimmer. There's still a few gems in the mix, however, including Californ ... More >>
A great week for show announcements, as we've got indie faves The Black Lips, Cursive, Gaslight Anthem, and The Little Ones coming.Oh, and Fall Out Boy. You know, for kids.The Black Lips (above) have a druggy, melodic sound they call "psych-punk," which strikes me as something like The Stooges playi ... More >>
Before Braille is after success, but will it endure major stumbling blocks on its way to indie credibility?
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