[Editor's note: Matt Momchilov plays in an S.F.-based, all-gay Hole tribute band called Butthole. He seemed like the perfect person to interview original Hole drummer Patty Schemel about the new documentary covering her life, so when we were pitched this story through a friend of Momchilov's, we too ... More >>
Really, Academy? Only two nominations for Best Original Song this year? And they're both from children's movies? Because there were so many songs on your shortlist (39, to precise), and because only songs that score an average of 8.5 out of 10 from your voters can get nominated, you basically jus ... More >>
Yesterday, we found out from a British music news website that, like Santa Claus, Barack Obama keeps a "Nice" list -- or rather a list of people he wants to have supporting him in his re-election campaign. We've seen the list, and alongside all of the alphabetized politicians, business and sports ... More >>
Coachella 2012 is still more than four months away -- so naturally, it's time to start hyperventilating over rumored lineups for the first year the festival will stretch over two weekends. One "leaked" lineup appeared last week on StarzUncut, a celebrity gossip website with more than 58,000 Twitter ... More >>
Sure, it was the era of long, dirty hair and long johns worn to the bar -- but '90s grunge sure did throw up some eye candy. Here, to honor the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, as well as Cameron Crowe's new Pearl Jam documentary Twenty, are the top 10 hottest men of grunge. (Tomorrow, we'll ... More >>
Future Bond singer?So, rumors continue to circulate that Adele will be responsible for the next James Bond theme -- hell, she practically admitted it on a British talk show a few days ago. We think this is fantastic news, because the last few have been either remarkably unmemorable (Chris Cornell ... More >>
Richard HaickSoundgarden at Bill Graham Civic last night.
July 22, 2011
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Better than: Any food item you've stashed away since the '90s
Soundgarden didn't experiment or branch out in any way in its first visit to San Francisco in 15 years: no ballads, ... More >>
Listen to this while high: Soundgarden's Badmotorfinger
Behind the buzz: Thursday's upcoming S.F. stop on the Soundgarden reunion tour will no doubt kick a groaning board of ass, so anyone desirous of a preliminary bombardment would do well to crank up this third album and sophomore effort on ... 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 >>
Raise your hand if you miss the real '90s.
Short of a zombified Kurt Cobain rising from the grave in Lolita shades to sing "Heart Shaped Box" to a bunch of kids raised on Miley Cyrus and sexting, we're pretty sure this '90s revival thing has now gotten as crazy-ridiculous as it can get:
Lad ... More >>
Calibree PhotographyChris Cornell at the Fillmore last night.
Pine & Battery
William Elliot Whitmore
May 3, 2011
@ The Fillmore
Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell's solo Songbook Tour rolled through the Fillmore last night for an acoustic foray through the singer ... More >>