The Killers, M83, Passion Pit, Tegan and Sara, Grouplove, Imagine Dragons Live 105's Not So Silent Night Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 Oracle Arena Better than: The Not So Silent Night lineup from 10 years ago, which featured Moby, Disturbed, Sum 41, Papa Roach, Good Charlotte, Jurassic 5, and the Donnas. ... More >>
This week, the world oohed and aahed as news of the birth of Beyonce and Jay-Z's baby girl emerged (we bet Ms. Knowles managed to look radiant even during that heinous labor process). Then stories started emerging that the couple were calling their new offspring Blue Ivy. Hmpf. Blue and Ivy on their ... More >>
Trashy as she wanna be. Sure, it's technically on a new mixtape from the Madden Brothers -- you know, of Good Charlotte fame -- and it features a guest verse from curiously named Chicago rapper Hollywood Holt. But there's no doubt that Oakland-bred whippersnapper Kreayshawn runs the show on ... More >>
Any energy-based band returning to the fray after eight years -- especially one whose calling card was its immaturity -- will be a nervous prospect. Yet here is Blink-182, out today with Neighborhoods. Let's see how it goes. Stream the album on Blink-182's website here. Ghost on the Dance ... More >>
Prepare for your genitals to feel itchy, because LifeStyles is bringing out a line of Ke$ha condoms. Presumably, the front of the condom packet will have her face on it, accompanied by a catchy tagline -- something to encourage us to use such a product. Something threatening, maybe? Perhaps: "If y ... More >>
We found out last week, from a variety of tabloidy sources, that 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler are currently -- well, not exactly hooking up, but having intimate conversations in a bar and talking about maybe hooking up. W.T.F. people? We'd like to take this opportunity to pat Chelsea on the back for ... More >>
The Stooges succumb to The Weirdness
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In conversation with comedian Patton Oswalt and the original pianist for John Kerry's Electras
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A quarter-century ago, the Weirdos jump-started West Coast punk. Now they're back.
Punk has crossed over from underground filth to mainstream fluff, and Vendetta Red suggests that its music is the bridge