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2009 Stories by Marc Hawthorne

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  • Last Night: Metallica at HP Pavillion

    published Dec 13, 2009

    ​MetallicaDecember 12, 2009HP Pavilion At San Jose Better than: Getting drunk with your boss at the office holiday party. ​Still alive and kicking out the jams more than a quarter of a centur... More >>

  • The Downer Party’s old-soul leader exudes pop excitement

    published December 9, 2009

    It's easy to forget that Sierra Frost, the leader of the Downer Party, is only 19. That is, until she asks who Gram Parsons is, begins... More >>

  • Mew

    published December 9, 2009

    Mew crafts arty pop songs that never want for drama. The Danish outfit, whose sound is much bigger than its fanbase, has been around... More >>

  • Last Night: Morrissey Doesn't Cancel His Paramount Show
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    Last Night: Morrissey Doesn't Cancel His Paramount Show

    published Dec 03, 2009

    ​MorrisseyDecember 2, 2009Paramount TheatreBetter than: The last time Morrissey was scheduled to play the Paramount.Check out our photos of the show here! Fifteen minutes before Morrissey took th... More >>

  • Morrissey’s memorable concert cancellations

    published December 2, 2009

    Longtime Morrissey fans know the drill. Reports of a new album prompt cautious optimism about a return to his Smiths and/or early solo form,... More >>

  • Kelly Clarkson

    published November 25, 2009

    Kelly Clarkson invites so many cooks into her kitchen that it's no surprise when her albums tend to be uneven affairs. But when... More >>

  • Pixies

    published November 4, 2009

    Pixies' influence on modern rock is well documented, but the fact remains that no other band has been able to match its exquisite mix of... More >>

  • Treasure Island: The Limousines crack dancefloor codes

    published October 14, 2009

    Eric Victorino spent the better part of a decade as the lead singer of Strata, a South Bay nü-metal alt-rock outfit formed around a shared... More >>

  • Girls hook fans with addictive debut of hazy hits

    published September 9, 2009

    Valium. Morphine. OxyContin. Fentanyl. Ketamine. MDMA. Methadone. Pot. Cocaine. This kind of drug name-dropping by members of local indie-rock... More >>

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