Imagine, for a moment, how sick of your singer you have to be to fire him or her -- especialy when there's still a shit-ton of money to be made out of sticking with the douche. Back in February, Stone Temple Pilots confirmed yet again that Scott Weiland was a bigger pain in the ass than a serious bo ... More >>
Tonight, the Black Keys are playing the Oracle Arena in Oakland. Did you know they were that big now? We kind of thought they'd be a Fox Theater band forever. Especially since there are so many damn bands with "Black" in their names. Speaking of which, we want to honor Black Keys' arena-playing prow ... More >>
Not an actual photo of any of the children subjected to WU LYF for this article.The year is drawing to a close, which means it's time for us music writers to puff out our chests -- those chests emblazoned with big red "C's" for "critic" -- and be extra insular, bombastic, and pissy. In our ye ... More >>
Flickr/Dargott72 In the Irish town of Recess, there is a monument that proclaims: "On this site in 1897 nothing happened." I've never visited Recess during what has essentially become biennial excursions to Ireland; I've only passed by during bumpy bus rides from Galway to Clifden and back. ... More >>
Sure, it was the era of long, dirty hair and long johns worn to the bar -- but '90s grunge sure did throw up some eye candy. Here, to honor the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, as well as Cameron Crowe's new Pearl Jam documentary Twenty, are the top 10 hottest men of grunge. (Tomorrow, we'll ... More >>
Okay, everyone. Calm down. We know, we know. While we can't say we were surprised to hear that Limp Bizkit's new album sucks something terrible, it's also undeniably true that, once upon a time, for a very short time, those nookie-obsessed Floridians were kind of awesome. Yes, there was th ... More >>
These eight songs aspired to be hot enough to melt our popsicle, but all they did was make us taste cheddar. Behold, our countdown of the cheesiest food-themed songs of 2010: 8. "Ms. Chocolate" by Lil Jon featuring R. Kelly and Mario They're cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs, they want a piece, etc. ― ... More >>
Why Malkmus and Co. still need their seminal band
Jeff MillerIf you wanted the '90s delivered to your festival this week, you had two obvious choices: Stone Temple Pilots and Hole. And I'll give you one guess as to which toxic, tempermental frontperson had the nostalgia addicts lining up really early to see if she'd shine or offer a shit show.&n ... More >>
Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.
Entering Comets on Fire's blazing parallel universes
And now we present a boring interview with a big-time rock star: Scott Weiland of Velvet Revolver
Thursday, October 21, 2004 at Ruby Skye
Can the Cult's Ian Astbury fill Jim Morrison's shoes? Probably not, but you'll be too drunk to notice.
Notable upcoming shows
Girls Against Boys proves that everything new is old again