Conspiracy theories are my comfort food. After all, all a conspiracy is "the action of plotting or conspiring," and not just about tin-foil hats and Reptillians. When Reagan's cronies illegally sold weapons to Iran in the Iran-Contra Scandal, that was a conspiracy. When the CIA sold crack to kids in ... More >>
Not everyone has the luxury of having an auxiliary jack in their car stereo. With the amount of leaks, holes, and weird noises coming from my engine, I'm lucky my beat up truck still runs period. I can't be asking for a decent stereo. So my commuting music consists entirely of FM radio, which is sti ... More >>
Touring with New Found Glory seems like a dream come true for any up and coming pop punk band...especially one that takes its name from the closing track of Sticks and Stones, like California band The Story So Far does. The group just wrapped up a tour with NFG, where the pop punk vets played Sticks ... More >>
Legendary concert promoter Barry Fey's Twitter bio is pretty revealing: "Its Barry Fey. I am a rock promoter. I have promoted a few shows here and there. Maybe you have heard of me?" Fey, "The Rockfather," retired from the business in 1997, but not before establishing himself as one of the big name ... More >>
Black Friday. One of those days when people like me hole up for one more day of food-coma bliss, fearing the heightened level of commercialism that turns consumers into zombified shopping maniacs, out for blood over $30 plasma televisions. But the upside to Black Friday is when the words Record S ... More >>
Mike Viola is one of those guys you've heard a hundred times and not realized it. He's the vocalist singing "That Thing You Do" (from the 1996 film of the same name); his '90s band The Candy Butchers scored serious buzz along side his friends Fountains of Wayne; he's written songs for Get Him to ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsSaxophones: First patented this week in music history.Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week.This week saw t ... More >>
Eagle Rock EntertainmentReleased last month to theaters across the country for a special one-night-only screening, legendary concert film Ladies & Gentlemen The Rolling Stones is now available for home viewing on its first authorized release on Blu-Ray and DVD. Just another Rolling Stones c ... More >>
The Rolling Stones are virtually back
Kings of Leon is preparing to take over the world on October 19 with the release of their upcoming album, Come Around Sundown.According to Spinner, the album has 13 tracks, with the song "Radioactive" as the first single.Fans will be able to view the music video for "Radioactive" when the band pr ... More >>
Hoodlums has been the indie-rock home for ASU kids for many years. This week, the kids are branching out a little bit. While there are no great surprises in Hoodlums' top 10 list of bestsellers, classic rocker Tom Petty comes in at number one, and the Rolling Stones, Ozzy Osbourne, and Devo all m ... More >>
Song: The Rolling Stones, "Tumbling Dice"Context: Remember, you can get your copy of Exile On Mainstreet signed by the artist who designed it at Hoodlums this weekend. 5. Tumbling Dice by wesdorris
AnvilThis Friday the summer movie blockbuster season kicks into full swing with the release of Iron Man 2. Yes, there will be plenty of explosions, CGI special effects, sequels and remakes to last eager movie goers for the next few months.But just in case you want to skip the long lines, expensi ... More >>
Shout FactoryFor all its merits of recognizing artists' contributions to modern music, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, by rule, honors musicians for work they created at least a quarter-century earlier. Thus, you have creaky 50- or 60-year-olds performing the music of their youth at the inductio ... More >>
Finally! Top 12 week on American Idol is here! True, the show is still jam-packed with as many commercials as it can pack in within a very long 2 hours, and having four judges really drags things out, but it's great to finally be in Top 12 week, with the big studio and all.This was Rolling Stones ... More >>
Get ready for "Rolling Stones Week" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon the week of May 10In case you haven't heard, The Rolling Stones are preparing to reissue their iconic 1972 album Exile on Main Street this May. There will be original remastered tracks as well as 10 unheard new tracks available.T ... More >>
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Our quarterly roundup of the latest in music books
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Creepy parallel lives
Stones, Dylan and McCartney struggle to redefine themselves with new albums
DESPITE THIER PROTESTATIONS, GUITAR BUFFS ARE MAKING A FASHION STATEMENT
THE STONES LEAVE NO BUCK UNEARNED