As you may have noticed, retro rock "n' roll is making a serious comeback in the Bay Area. There are weekly showcases such as "Sixxteen" and "Bordello," where DJs spin '70s tunes from glam, hard rock, and early punk artists like T. Rex, AC/DC, and the Dead Boys. There is "Glitz," a monthly event at the Paradise Lounge dedicated to live glam and hard rock acts. And there are many groups -- the Pattern, Blue Period, Drunkhorse, etc. -- that gleefully drag their guitars through rock's loud and filthy past. In fact, you can't toss an amp down 11th Street without whacking some nascent punk/glam/rock... More >>>