Tom Verlaine

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Ex-Walkmen Peter Matthew Bauer: "I am Starting From Dead Scratch and it's Scary as Hell."

    Very few bands had the indie clout of the Walkmen. For over a decade, the D.C. area natives made an indelible mark on alternative rock by churning out several classic albums. When the band decided to call it quits in 2013, it was a sad moment for fans and critics alike. Thankfully, both singer Hamil ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    The Five Most Underrated Guitarists

    We all know that the flashy types like Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani and Yngwie Malmsteen get (or got) kudos simply for playing super fast. But being a great guitarist is more than just burning up a fret board. Here are the five folks who best know that nuance is just as important as flamboyance.

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    July 19, 2011

    At Mission Of Burma's First Reunion Show, They Sold Out a Venue They Were Originally Banned From

    Welcome to My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Mission Of Burma‚ÄčRoger Miller sings and plays guitar for a band that might have been forgotten about years ago. Luckily, Mission of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Gig Alert: Richard Lloyd Tonight Friday Night at Dada

    Editor's Note: Apologies for the mix-up on the date for this show. It's Friday, for real.Renowned as a member of the legendary art/punk band Television, guitarist Richard Lloyd has spent the decades since that band's demise as an able sideman for folks like John Doe and Matthew Sweet. Television has ... More >>

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Richard Lloyd

    The Radiant Monkey (Parasol Records)

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    September 23, 2004

    The Cramps

    Saturday, September 25

  • Music

    May 3, 2001

    Youth in Revolt

    Two decades later, Sonic Youth is younger than ever

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    June 29, 2000

    Amazing grace

    Three years after his death, Jeff Buckley continues to build a mystery with a new live collection

  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    Slow and low

    Pleasant Grove--they make rock better, so you don't have to