A couple of weeks ago, Pearl Jam played the American Airlines Center and rocked the hell out of the place. But after all of these years, can anyone still call Pearl Jam a grunge band? As someone who was in college when the grunge sound came wallowing out of Seattle, I can attest to the greatest of m ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain recently created an iTunes Celebrity Playlist. And what does a playlist say about a person? Everything. It's their soul on paper. Bourdain isn't necessarily shy though, case evidence being his current media scuffle with Paula Deen. So it's no surprise that the unruly Ramones hea ... More >>
Even Cameras Lie CD Release The Door Saturday, January 7 Better than: Hanging out with my own dysfunctional brood over the holidays. It was easy to spot who belonged and who didn't belong at Saturday night's Even Cameras Lie CD release show. Stashed in a back corner of The Door were the weary ol ... More >>
My Jerusalem - Shake The Devil (official video) from My Jerusalem on Vimeo.Over the Weekend: My Jerusalem, Aaron Barker, Bad Design Bryan Street Tavern November 18 Better than: driving to Iowa, covered head-to-toe in OSU gear, expecting a blowout victory. In the middle of My Jerusalem's 12-song se ... More >>
Austin-based My Jerusalem hits Dallas tonight, a night crowded with great shows. Seems like everyone is stuffing the good pre-Thanksgiving concerts into one night. My Jerusalem plays a special folky orchestral pop that isn't precious or twee, and it's not something to miss. With a new album in th ... More >>
Very few, if any, alternative rock icons have been as prolific and indisputably talented as Mark Lanegan. The former Screaming Trees frontman and sometime member of Queens of the Stone Age has a restless spirit that has led him to all avenues of artistic expression. And each time, it seems, Lanegan ... More >>
In case you haven't noticed, we, and everyone else (including Subway) have been kinda inundated with ticket offers and discounts from Live Nation all summer long.Well, this week, the folks at the national booking/promotions superpower have put a few more worth-mentioning doozies into the pot.Firs ... More >>
Who would win in a fight: The Eagles or The Eagles of Death Metal? Let's go to the tape!
Wednesday, April 5, at Gypsy Tea Room's "Tea Room"
Wednesday, October 26, at Gypsy Tea Room
An often exasperating boxed set offers the final word on Nirvana's legacy
Give the People What We Want (Sub Pop)
The Texas-Jerusalem Experience (Bella Union)
Queens of the Stone Age have the feel-good hit of the summer
Skip Spence recorded one brilliant album, then spent the next 30 years dying in obscurity. Now, a tribute album is giving him life again.
Various artists (Birdman Records)