Top 5: TV shows with great music

One of Hard Rock Chick’s dream jobs is to be a music supervisor for TV or Film. Here are 5 TV shows who do a damn fine job of picking out the tunes: 1. Nip/Tuck 2. Six Feet Under 3. Entourage 4. The Sopranos 5. CSI There weren’t any particular youtube clips, but if you’re […]

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upcoming shows alert

Thurs/Apr 19: Papercuts, Black Fiction, and Whalebone @ 12 Galaxies Fri/Apr 20: Benefit for the lead singer of Audrye Sessions, who was “brutally mugged last Friday” @ The Independent. Audrye Sessions is a local SF band that came out of SXSW with a lot of press. Sat/Apr 21: Iggy Pop and The Stooges @ The […]

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Virginia Tech madman's musical choice

Marilyn Manson took a beating for Columbine. Ozzy Osbourne was sued for causing a teen suicide. What was this crazy Virginia Tech shooter’s music of choice? Collective Soul. Will parents start protesting outside of their shows? Somehow I think not. Article about this found here.

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Record Recap: Nine Inch Nail's Year Zero

It’s difficult to review something that I feel so close to and also has had so much said about it. Rather, what I’ll do is recap the experience I’ve had as a semi-fanatic fan (fanatic by many standards, not in relation to fellow Spiral-ers). Since December, Spiral members have been counting down the days until […]

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rock and shop

hey, i’m a girl. i like to shop. here’s a good place to get accessories to make you stand out in the rock crowd: shanalogic enjoy.

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Top 5: Acts to see before they die

This is not meant to be morbid- just a warning to snatch up tickets and go see these guys before, you know, the inevitable happens. Death and taxes. 1. Willie Nelson 2. Bob Dylan: you might not be impressed when you see him anymore, but it’s freakin’ Bob Dylan. He isn’t playing the guitar now, […]

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myspace find: land shark

Land Shark I’ve been searching for a band that I can go see when I want to go get a dark and gritty rocktronica fix. You know, a local band. In the land of house and hyphy, this is hard. Well, I stumbled upon these guys, and they really do it for me. Unfortunately, they […]

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Guitar Hero 2

Tinkerhell. That’s my virtual band’s name. I’m talking about Guitar Hero 2, where my real job meets my fake job and everyone has fun. Guitar Hero 2 is a videogame where players get a plastic guitar-like controller, complete with button frets, a clicker string, and a fake whammy bar, and follow a button pushing pattern […]

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upcoming ticket sales alert

on 4/15 @ 10am… a multitude of artists go on sale for the Mountain Winery summer concerts..from Hall & Oates to Pat Benatar to Tears For Fears. Otherwise, save some money this weekend. If you’re like me, you’ve probably sent it all to the man anyway.

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upcoming shows alert

Thurs/4/12: Robot Rock @ Mezzanine Fri/4/13: Deerhunter/The Ponys @ 12 Galaxies *HRC show* Sat/4/14: BootieSF @ DNA Lounge Sun/4/15: Wolfmother @ The Warfield Mon/4/16: Silversun Pickups @ The Independent Tues/4/17: The Shins @ The Warfield Wed/4/18: Willie Nelson @ The Fillmore *HRC show*

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The Decline of Western Civilization, Part 2: The Metal Years

Yeah, so it’s not the most positive documentary. Perhaps this focuses on the heavy side of metal, highlighting the the age of excess in glam metal through classic incriminating quotes. Check out Riki Rachtman!!!! The Decline of Western Civilization, Part 2, is one part expose, one part rockumentary, and every part sensational. I mean, Gene […]

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Top 5: Good Friday songs

enjoy! 1. Christian Woman/Type O Negative 2. Personal Jesus/Depeche Mode 3. Jesus Don’t Want Me For a Sunbeam/Nirvana (by The Vaselines) 4. Good God/Korn 5. Closer to God/Nine Inch Nails

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upcoming ticket sales alert

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! @ 10a VELVET REVOLVER @ The Warfield, May 5th Bullet For My Valentine @ The Fillmore, May 20th DAFT PUNK/THE RAPTURE @ the Greek Theater, July 27th

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upcoming shows alert

Thurs/4/5: Teddybears @ popscene. I freaking love this picture. Fri/4/6: Mew w/ Oh No! Oh My! @ The Fillmore (hardrockchick show) Sat/4/7 : You may be fighting for scalped tickets to The Killers @ Bill Graham Civic, but I will be seeing some horses and Heart at the Grand National Rodeo. Yee-haw! Sun/4/8: Dean and […]

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