Thursday/Nov. 1: Battles @ GAMH Friday/Nov. 2: Danzig @ The Warfield or Trail of Dead and Dethklok @ UC Berkeley Saturday/Nov. 3: Do Make Say Think @ Mezzanine Sunday/Nov. 4: ZZ Top @ The Warfield Monday/Nov. 5: The Frail @ BOTH Tuesday/Nov. 6: Henry Rollins @ Herbst Theater ***HRC SHOW*** Wednesday/Nov. 7: Stars of Track [...]
The Hard Rock Chick Wants to Know: What's the most memorable thing an audience member has said to you after a show?
At smaller shows, you can often see band members milling around the crowd. This can give fans the rare and sometimes unfortunate opportunity to interact with the band- the very thing that the security guards and barriers try to prevent at larger shows. While most audience members behave themselves, that doesn’t prevent them from saying [...]
Bridge School Benefit (Neil Young, Metallica, Jerry Lee Lewis, Tom Waits, John Mayer, My Morning Jacket, Tegan & Sara, Regina Spektor), Shoreline Amphitheater, 10/28/07
Last year’s Bridge School Benefit may very well be the best concert I ever attend. Beyond stellar all-around performances by Devendra Banhart, Gillian Welch, Death Cab for Cutie, and Dave Matthews Band (who I’ve never understood beyond their fierce looking fiddler), I experienced things I had been waiting to see/hear my whole life, basically. First [...]
Saul William’s new album, The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust! is releasing November 1st. It is being distributed in a similar fashion to Radiohead’s In Rainbows. Trent Reznor produced the album, and it’s the first time he’s done this since Marilyn Manson’s Antichrist Superstar. If your familiar with Saul’s work, you know to [...]
Thurs/Oct. 25: Tokyo Police Club @ popscene Fri/Oct. 26: The Jesus and Mary Chain and Darker My Love @ The Fillmore Sat/Oct. 27: UNKLE and Goon Moon @ Mezzanine Sun/Oct. 28: Bridge School Benefit @ Shoreline Amphitheater ***HRC SHOW*** Mon/Oct. 29: Thurston Moore @ GAMH Tues/Oct. 30: Roky Erickson @ GAMH Wed/ Oct. 31: The [...]