Our countdown of the best Bay Area metal albums continues today with this installment: the 10 best ever. And guess which band comes up a lot on this one? See also * The Top 21 Bay Area Metal Albums of All Time, #21-11 * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians * The Top 15 Most Cocaine-Influence ... More >>
It's not that bad. Really. As we celebrate Metallica's 30th Anniversary, it's time to reexamine a popular mindset among critics and fans of the most enduringly popular band in metal history: Many believe that that all four of Metallica's 1980s albums were unimpeachable classics, and that afte ... More >>
Phil Collins, the Genesis drummer turned solo artist, has retired from making music. This is sad news for his army of worldwide fans, most of whom presumably have sizable classic rock collections. But it's also news that will devastate a demographic one might not automatically associate with songs ... More >>
Given the dizzying array of musical acts that tramp through San Francisco every year, and the number of those shows our hard-working photographers attend, it was no easy feat to round up their best shots. What follows is a sampling of some of the most exciting, interesting live music photos All Shoo ... More >>
A newly minted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame offers an occasion to look back on the career of Journey. That's right, Journey.
Polar Express is a kids' action movie that parents will also warm to
Forget Black Sabbath. Don't even mention The Darkness. Dirty Power will lead the hard rock revolution to come.
Learning to live with -- and even love -- a retro-'80s fad that just ... won't ... die
Budget Rock comes home to roost at the Parkside
On her first solo album, Paula Frazer weaves together an enchanting musical quilt
Bad music. Bad press. Bad hair. Sammy Hagar's heard the insults. But for the Bay Area's Red Rocker, the best revenge is living well.
Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony play the Berkeley Community Theater for two nights, and for what?