A slightly old Rolling Stone article discusses how China is strict with letting in bands to tour in their country. Apparently Avril Lavigne and Good Charlotte have had to postpone gigs due to restrictions. The review process that a band must undergo before receiving permits to play in China is rigorous- they gather background info [...]
Hannah Montana leads a double life- where she is a ‘rock star’ in one of them. Millions of preteen girls declare their desire to be rock stars while listening to Hannah Montana’s incredibly poppy tunes. The Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame 2008 inductees include Madonna to keep company with the likes of Van Halen, [...]
I am constantly searching for a good, local industrial hard rock band. It’s been a long search. Most things border too much on dancey/techno or go too light. When I came across Vin Rouge, I got really excited. Psychedelic/Industrial/Rock? Yes, please. The few tracks up on MySpace had me a bit confused, though. There was [...]
You must see them before you die, this is an order! Theses are bands that IMHO are the best bang for your buck. I have seen/will see them multiple times and they never get old, always leave you satisfied and wanting more. I would adjust my schedule around their shows any day, and you should, [...]
Otep endlessly posted myspace bulletins urging her followers to register, and it paid off. She played at tonight’s Democratic National convention, where she is sure to be pissed off at that crowd for not getting into it.
Things I love about festivals: 1. The need for a mission: Save the Environment! Eat organic! Save energy! Register to vote! Safe sex! Things I hate about festivals: 1. Everything except see above. We’re not even going to talk about how I got sick and missed Radiohead on Friday. Instead, we’ll start with Saturday at [...]
Less than two weeks after claiming the US Air Guitar Championship, Hot Lixx Hulahan has been crowned the World Air Guitar Champion. Watch this video for Bjorn Turoque’s behind the scenes footage of the competition. Hot Lixx, a 2 time US Champion, takes the 2nd ever World title for the US. C-Diddy won in the [...]