You know you’re at a good show when you see members of other good local bands milling around the club. I was pretty early to the game to being a fan of A Place to Bury Strangers, and I’m happy to see a packed Bottom of the Hill after seeing them here earlier this year [...]
This is my first time going to a show where an album is being performed in its entirety. This has been a popular trend lately, as Metallica, Built to Spill, and Sonic Youth have recently performed albums. I find the concept interesting. Doesn’t it take the magic out of setlist surprises? How many albums can [...]
Last night I was an outcast. I didn’t grow up with this music. Unlike 99% of the people there, I didn’t know every word, where the fist pumps go, where to say ‘hey!’. My outfit wasn’t entirely right either. But, I had always heard that Rancid puts on killer shows and have amazing fans; so [...]
I recently received your survey, and I have to say, I was impressed. You wanted to know all sorts of things about us fans to make the greatest band in the world even better- what we’d like to see on nin.com, what shows we watch, what DVDs we buy. And I guess we’ll forgive you [...]
All things I love, but how are they connected. Broadway, of course! American Psycho and Fight Club are rumored to be turned into stage productions, and TR is supposedly doing the score to the Fight Club musical. Now that is some theater I can get into. Of course, this could all be some elaborate joke. [...]
The Smashing Pumpkins will be releasing a DVD containing footage from their week long July residency at The Fillmore last year. I was there on the last night- wonder if they caught footage of me fainting?
OK, I have no Halloween plans and my former teen dream Chris Cornell is coming to town. Easy decision right? WRONG! He is coming with Timbaland, his latest album collaborator in a career move that I despise to pieces. And- I don’t have a costume yet. Should I go and gaze upon Cornell one last [...]
Thursday/September 25: Obituary @ Slim’s Friday/September 26: Rancid @ The Warfield Saturday/September 27: Mission of Burma @ The Indie Sunday/September 28: -nothing- Monday/September 29: A Place to Bury Strangers @ BOTH Tuesday/September 30: My Bloody Valentine @ The Concourse Wednesday/September 31: -nothing-