Fall Out Boy New Politics Sunday, June 16, 2013 Fox Theater Better than: Doing your homework. The Boys were back in town. Clad in grey jean vests, fancy hats and tribal 'tats, Fall Out Boy hit Oakland's Fox Theater Sunday night with an exciting fervor, making young girls sob hysterically as the b ... More >>
As we all know, the most irritating Beatles song in history is "Yellow Submarine." Well, we learned yesterday that the second most irritating Beatles song in history, "Octopus's Garden," is about to be turned into a children's book, which will come with a CD of unheard Ringo Starr tracks. (Joy. ... More >>
So. Word on the street is that both Drake and Kanye West are filming cameos for the upcoming Anchorman 2 movie. We'd love to see both of them doing something self-deprecating and hilarious, but Kanye is involved, so we'll not hold our breath. Truthfully, the only thing better than musicians showing ... More >>
Sometimes, being a rich and famous musician is downright terrifying. It's impossible to know what motivates twisted humans to want to murder celebrities, but it's something that has only narrowly been avoided on several recent occasions. Here are five musicians who were targeted by psychos, but made ... More >>
We wanted to like this. It's on 4AD for chrissakes. The same 4AD that gave us some of the greatest alternative music of the last century. Pixies! Throwing Muses! Cocteau Twins! Belly! The The! What's not to love? And the current roster ain't to be sniffed at either, what with the Mark Lanegan Band, ... More >>
If you're a regular viewer of Saturday Night Live, chances are high that you found yourself confused and aghast last weekend, when the show's musical guest turned out to be British boy-band sensation One Direction. The band members grinned their way through two songs -- one of which, incidentally, d ... More >>
You know who you are. You're that guy who starts bellowing in the middle of the bar while your friends pretend not to be with you. You're that girl who gets over-excited in the middle of Urban Outfitters and starts singing along to the song playing just loudly enough that everyone has to hear you ... More >>
Last week SFoodie brought you the hot and hunky men of food television. Today, the companion post so hot it'll melt your listicle, their sultry female counterparts, the women you've watched tying up your meat, sizzling your pot, and making you run your Tivo in slow-mo. We give you the eight sexiest ... More >>
Examiner.comJonasaurus rex. Last night's Top Chef: All-Stars had some major attitude. It went from a rock star (okay, a Jonas brother) to children to dinosaurs to a former host to a megabitch. The Quickfire Challenge: Create a midnight snack for kids. Joe Jonas would be the judge, and later ... More >>
Digital Underground in 1989Rap ruses get no better than Humpty Hump. The alter-ego of Digital Underground's leader Shock G, Humpty's mythology has him wearing a fabulously-personalized Groucho Marx-style nose to cover up horrific facial scars incurred during a (fictional) accident with a deep-fat ... More >>
Adele The Warfield January 29, 2009 Better than: Watching Amy Winehouse frolic a step away from death. British singer/songwriter Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (known simply as Adele) totes a voice that's dripping with old soul, yet she's only 20. When she took to the stage last night at the Warfield, ... More >>
Last Night: The Ting Tings at Popscene Popscene (330 Ritch St.) June 12, 2008 Review and Photos by Edward Paik Last night, the British indie-pop duo of Jules De Martino and Katie White gave the crowd at Popscene a fresh take on an overplayed foreign sound. Standing atop a mat composed of signed cop ... More >>
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