When Little Rock's Pallbearer released its debut full-length, Sorrow and Extinction, last February, the band had little idea how special this particular slab of doom metal would become. But listeners and critics showed the group otherwise: they latched onto the album, anchored by Brett Campbell's ex ... More >>
In space, no one can hear you scream. It follows, then, that no one can hear you when you scream that an astronaut has apparently misidentified San Francisco's most famous bridge. In his Twitter feed, Canadian spaceman Commander Chris Hadfield sends along a breathtaking photo of the Bay Area. "The G ... More >>
"Brainhdead" Dave Devereaux, 1970-2011"Braindead" Dave Devereaux, owner of Force of Habit Records in the Mission, a small but passionately run shop specializing in rare punk rock, vinyl, and collectible toys, passed away this month of an unknown cause. He was 41.
Devereaux passed away on Jul ... More >>
Yes. You did read the headline correctly: Mark Wahlberg just compared
Justin Bieber to Tupac Shakur. Since you -- like us -- probably can't quite believe that
just happened, here's the actual (ridiculous) quote:"The world needs Justin Bieber," Wahlberg opined. "Justin Bieber
is like the white Tupa ... More >>
Tricky and friends at the Independent. Pics by Kirsty.Tricky
December 21, 2010
@ The Independent
Better than: Sitting around, listening to the albums at home.
Despite the crappy weather, the familiar inconvenience of attempting to find parking near The Independent, and the fact t ... More >>
anajulaton.comFrom the moment Bay Area boxer Ana Julaton dropped into Toronto in the days before her WBA world title fight Saturday night against the city's hometown champ Lisa Brown, Julaton was heralded, as one newspaper wrote, like the "conquering hero." The Filipina American beauty char ... More >>
EKAphotographyZumbi of Zion-I
Local heroes Zion-I are currently completing a West Coast swing in support of their hot new release, The Takeover. How nice of them to stop through Slim's on Friday before continuing on to points East, including Chicago, Michigan, Vermont, New York, and Ontario.
Their ... More >>
Last year, two Bay Area astronomers said they had discovered planets outside our solar system and became instant media celebrities. Now, Paul Butler and Geoff Marcy face prominent scientific challengers who contend some of the new planets are nothing but