Since forming in Atlanta over a decade ago (the members famously first met at a High on Fire concert in 2000), maverick metal outfit Mastodon has been shredding genre boundaries and melting faces with a bold mix of progressive rock, psychedelia, and neck-snapping thrash. A string of conceptual album ... More >>
The Jack DeJohnette Trio, featuring Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 Yoshi's S.F. Better than: The drum solo in Led Zeppelin's "Moby Dick," and probably any drum solo in any rock song, ever. One expects great things from the live performance of a trio led by someone like Jac ... More >>
Cindy FreyMastodon (with Brann Dailor in the shopping cart): coming soon to a dented car near you. The Atlanta, GA-based prog-metal heroes of Mastodon have been pushing the boundaries of heavy music since coming together after the members first met at High On Fire show in 1999. Matching the p ... More >>
Once the bizarre and inexplicable has been parodied -- then what? Earlier this month, San Franciscans walking down the stairs of their homes were surprised to stumble over The Ed Lee Story, a groveling campaign bio penned in the style of a Dick-and-Jane reader as produced by the Commissariat of E ... More >>
Bouncer visits bars in three very different S.F. neighborhoods and discovers people everywhere all want the same thing: companionship. Oh, and booze.