Army of Anyone @ Slim's, 2/24/07

When faced with the term ‘supergroup’, the level of expectation for a band skyrockets. So when I was emailed by Ticketbastard to let me know of this new band I might like, I was as giddy as a schoolgirl. Richard Patrick (NIN, Filter, The Damning Well), The DeLeo brothers, Robert and Dean (STP), and Ray […]

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Mickey Avalon @ popscene, 2/22/07

Here comes the first of what I suspect will be many posts that are not technically hard rock music. I warned you in the first post. So read and believe- if you like hard rock, you might like this as well. I do. You know you really want to see someone perform when you drag […]

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The Dwindling Power of the Record Label

New York Times Article ‘Music Labels Offer Teasers to Download’ Do they really think this will work? Lame lame lame.

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I am trying to believe: NIN's Year Zero experience, or how to make your fans crazier than they already are

Year Zero is the upcoming Nine Inch Nails album set to drop on April 17th. The shortest turnaround for a new full length NIN album, there is, as usual, huge anticipation to hear what T-Rez has come up with. For Spiral members, the speculation has been rampant since January. Now that we are being fed […]

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she wants revenge/brazilian girls @ The Regency Center, 2/10/07

“Are you guys here for the Camel event?” Oh no, not again! Another favorite band has been humped by the Camel? The first time I saw this was at The Faint/Rattattat at Mezzanine in December, where I almost bought a pack of Camels designed by the band for a keepsake. Almost. I don’t know if […]

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SF Indiefest: David Lynch's Inland Empire and the afterparty @ Kink.com's Porn Palace w/ DJs Adrian & the Mysterious D

Whew, that was a long title. You might initially think ‘What does this have to do with hard rock music’. Patience. The annual SF Indiefest kicked off with the San Francisco premier of David Lynch’s first feature length film since Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire. Lynch nailed it again. His work on this film is especially […]

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I love rock 'n roll

The first song that I ever remember hearing was I Love Rock ‘N Roll, by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. I remember dancing wildly around the room, in an outfit that I fashioned out of bandanas that I tied together. Too bad no one was there for a photo of that. I think I was […]

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