Over the course of closing on 30 years, Melvins guitarist Buzz Osborne and drummer Dale Crover have co-piloted their seminal underground outfit through a wildly varied exploration of heavy sounds. Inspired by the lumbering tempos and downtuned guitar of Black Sabbath and the dissonance of punk maver ... More >>
Metallica performing with Glenn Danzig Friday night at the Fillmore.
Dec. 9 and 10, 2011
Better than: Turning 30 alone, we're assuming.
The birthday party for the biggest metal band in the world came to its finale this weekend with classic songs and surp ... More >>
The jukebox at the Bitter End.The heyday of authentic jukeboxes is long over. With many bars installing those nasty touchscreen digital Internet boxes, the old school record-flipping kind of jukebox is a dying breed. And this is in the town that originated the concept of jukeboxes back in 1889. S ... More >>
Richard HaickAlice in Chains
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010
The Fox Theater
Better than: Seeing Alice in Chains in its early-'90s heyday
With Pearl Jam touring and Soundgarden readying a reunion, 2010 is looking like the year that grunge broke through all over again. And barring the unthinkable--a re- ... More >>
Manic Street Preachers
Faced with declining concert revenues, mega-promoters Live Nation have come up with a unique solution--a "passport" to select shows throughout the end of the year with a one-time fee. Titled "Club Passport," the new service costs $49.99 and allows patrons to see unlimi ... More >>