Wild FlagWild Flag: The concept of a "supergroup"-- wherein performers with cool and/or exciting pedigrees find themselves in something resembling a "band" -- dies hard. Imagine your favorite musicians playing together! Frequently, expectations exceed results -- a collection of individuals do ... More >>
Listen to this while high: High Time by MC5.
Behind the buzz: Our recent visit to the Detroit retro-rock showroom sends us straight to the Cadillac of crunk rock, the Motor City Five. Elektra Records' overweening lust for a piece of the huge Midwestern rock LP market led to its short-lived assoc ... More >>
Hear this while high: Part 2 of Julian Cope's excessive and entirely essential Detroit rock sampler. (Click for free download.)
Behind the buzz: This second massive installment of vintage Motor City psychosis provides the Yang-like get-down-everybody's-gonna-leave-their-seat to last week's tum ... More >>
Tom Morello, Steve Earle, Wayne Kramer, Sammy Hagar, Boots Riley (The Coup), Corey Taylor (Slipknot), Joe Satriani, and Damian Kulash (OK Go) Thursday, March 26, 2009Slim'sBetter than: Playing Guitar Hero.It was midway through the Tom Morello hootenanny when Rage's shredding machine grinned at ... More >>
EKAphotographySomebody's Watching You: Tom Morello
Back in the pre-Obama days, Tom Morello was like, the only guitar god with a conscience. While Slash and Jack White were doing bumps off of stripper tits, Morello was playing demonstrations outside the Democratic National Convention (with Rage Agai ... More >>