Van Halen is about one thing: revenge. Eddie brought in Sammy to get rid of Dave, flirted with Dave again to get rid of Sammy, brought in Gary Cherone to clear out the building, trained his own son to replace his most loyal member, and brought Dave back in for now. Don't be surprised if he cans h ... More >>
Kyuss Lives!: Bringing quintessential desert sludge to a stage near you. One of the most unsung heavy rock bands to emerge during the '90s, "desert rock" quartet Kyuss has a legitimate claim as its decade's Velvet Underground. While they didn't receive their due during the band's existence, t ... More >>
James Anne FarrellHe's not exactly known as a mellow dude, but one time Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri is doing a solo acoustic tour this week. In San Francisco, he'll be performing a free show at Benders, the bar owned by his friend Johnny. The gig starts at 8 p.m., with the heavy ... More >>
Lullabies to Paralyze
Frank Sinatra on reincarnation: "You only live once, and the way I live, once is enough." Amen.
Ipecac Records' fourth annual New Year's Eve Binge and Purge Fest celebrates the label's almost perverse diversity