Iann IvyBob Mould at Bottom of the Hill on Friday Bob Mould Fake Your Own Death Distortion Vir Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 Bottom of the Hill Better than: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the best-selling album of 1992, Billy Ray Cyrus' Some Gave All. On a night that was all about reliving me ... More >>
Dinosaur Jr. plays the Fillmore this Thursday. The person whose job it is to get musicians to say interesting things over the phone already faces something of a challenge when interviewing J Mascis, singer-guitarist of Dinosaur Jr., and O.G. slacker of legendary proportions. Since the '80s, M ... More >>
Matt SmithThey Might Be Giants at the FillmoreThey Might Be GiantsJonathan CoultonNov. 13, 2011The Fillmore"We know you had your choice of ossified alternative rock bands, so thank you for flying with us!" hollered John Flansburgh, the gregarious, guitar-playing half of Brooklyn's They Might ... More >>
Mick Jagger threw his name into the running for what may become the biggest supergroup of 2011, joining Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, Damien Marley, Joss Stone, and A.R. Rahman, composer of the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack, for what promises to be an eclectic (and hopefully not too terr ... More >>
Today is National Grammar Day, which means until midnight you're legally obligated to put up with the prescriptivist fulminations of that one buy or girl in your office whose knickers get all bunched when you say "15 items or less" or "the reason is because." (Lucky for everyone in the world I wo ... More >>
If you like your beer cheap, your mustache handlebarred, and your guitar rock snarling, then better secure your tickets for Eagles of Death Metal in '09. EoDM filters out all the stoner-metal vibes from guitarist Josh "Babyduck" Homme's other band, Queens of the Stone Age, and replaces it with 70's ... More >>
Weasel Walter sneezes and a new song comes to life
Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.
Week of Wednesday, September 27, 2006
The Nice Boys
Weezer's frontman is certifiably nuts. So why doesn't he write better songs?
The Hold Steady's version of classic rock is full of sex, drugs, and Jesus
A queer guide to Pride events
Is Louis XIV just another hot-to-trot retro rock band, or something far more sinister?
The Beauty Bar thinks it's cool, which is exactly why it isn't
There's another reason everyone comes to S.F. for the Pride Parade. Can you spell p-a-r-t-y?
"Cheap Trick" at the Stud
A handful of sleepers to wake up the neighbors
Swag travels through time for perfect power-pop
Silke Tudor celebrates "Indie-Pendence Day," Germanic shock rock, and Cheap Trick covers
Mass Romantic (Mint)
There's no reason to fear Red Planet -- especially if you like high energy, old-fashioned rock
The Promise Ring's Very Emergency!
Idle Worship with KISS, Nancy Sinatra, Camille Paglia, and Chevy Chase
Heavy-metal titan Glenn Danzig inaugurates his own comic book line with Verotik Publishing