There are stories -- half-lies, probably -- that seem to stir each time the Jesus and Mary Chain pack the van up for another tour. (The band plays the Fillmore tonight.) They tell of the violence that used to stalk the Glasgow band back in the early days. You won't find these details in press releas ... More >>
Our sympathies to the members of the Morning Benders, who recently chose -- but were basically forced -- to change their band name. In a note posted to their old website over the weekend, the members explained that since "bender" is a widely used derogatory slang term for "homosexual" in the U.K. an ... More >>
ShockGDance to tracks by Digital Underground and more this Saturday at DebaserBoo-hoo. It's chilly and raining. But don't cry, everything you want to do this weekend is indoors anyway. So go enjoy all the cheap shows, exhibits, and parties you can pack in. Here's our list of 10 things to do for l ... More >>
Dum Dum Girls and the new wave of feminist punk.
Olly HearseyVivian GirlsCan't three women just rock out, please? That might be what Vivian Girls Cassie, Katy, and Ali are thinking after three years of music press scrutiny debating their sound and band lineage. They're typically compared to British twee pop groups Shop Assistants and Talulah Go ... More >>