Yes, the Warped Tour still exists. Maybe you think it's largely for kids with dyed-black hair, studded belts, shredded Vans, and a taste for anthemic three-chord mall-rock. And maybe you're right. But has the Warped Tour really gotten soft? We weren't sure, so we took a reading of the festival's pun ... More >>
Gil RiegoMotley Crue Motley Crue Poison The New York Dolls June 15, 2011 @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Looking at those names above, how could it not have been a wild night? Brett Michaels and Tommy Lee in one giant room -- not to mention punk legends the New York Dolls? Plus, a contraption ... More >>
Remember Toni Braxton? Well, the We tv network is hoping you still do, because it's about to launch Braxton Family Values on April 12 -- a reality show about Toni and her sisters. From what we've seen of it so far, it's dull as dishwater. Its arrival does, however, remind us of all the other things ... More >>
Dear Anna,I recently had a small event at a local dive bar on a weeknight. So I sent out Facebook invites to a few people I knew who lived close by, including the ex-boyfriend of a casual friend of mine. Turns out, this friend was very hurt and betrayed by the idea that I'd invite her ex to an ev ... More >>
Jeff MillerIf you wanted the '90s delivered to your festival this week, you had two obvious choices: Stone Temple Pilots and Hole. And I'll give you one guess as to which toxic, tempermental frontperson had the nostalgia addicts lining up really early to see if she'd shine or offer a shit show.&n ... More >>
We'll admit there's more than a little schadenfreude going on in this list of the best onstage gaffes of 2009. But why else would Al Gore have invented YouTube if not to feed our obsessive need to see celebrities get taken down a peg? Here with, our favorite of the year's music-related missteps, cau ... More >>
Patti Smith offers a beacon of light in '07's slew of dismal tributes
The view from Jimmy Page's pants: groupies claim their 15 minutes
The Aqua-Net hold of hair metal
A modest proposal for commercializing S.F. neighborhoods.
Teensploitation films; "Donna's Domain"