8 years ago
In a match made in piano-rock heaven, Dresden Dolls vamp Amanda Palmer teamed with fellow ivory-tickler Ben Folds to produce this strings-and-spinet stunner. Originally, the singer had planned a low-budget project, showcasing some songs she felt s...
10 years ago
The life of a touring band has got to be glamorous and decadent. Luxurious buses packed to the gills with liquor, drugs and acquiescent groupies, shuttle you from one glittering city to the next. At each destination, flashing cameras and screaming...
11 years ago
"I just don't see the point of being in a rock band," New Jersey's John Murphy says. "I love rock. I was raised on rock. But especially now that there's so many bands, it's just been reduced to an effort of ego; to 'Let me tell you how I feel.'...
12 years ago
With synth pop making an unexpected comeback, the timing couldn't be better for a new Erasure album. Vince Clarke's infectious recordings with Depeche Mode, Yaz, the Assembly and, of course, Erasure helped create the blueprint for electronic dance...
13 years ago
After nearly 13 years of almost nonstop rocking and touring, Clutch has yet to repeat itself. The Maryland-based outfit continues to put out creative, unpredictable music pulling from influences such as Led Zeppelin, the Who, John Coltrane and Chu...