Drew Tewksbury

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  • 6 years ago | Concerts

    Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, and Metallica April 23, 2011Empire Polo Field, Indio Check out our slideshow here! What happens when more than 50,000 metal fans descend on a city? Church burnings, goat slaughter, egregious depletion of the Pabst Blue R...

  • 6 years ago | Music

    Shooter Jennings is not an easy man to pin down. “Man, sorry I’m late,” he says over the phone, “but we were in the studio, and we were really on a roll.” His voice is slightly gristly, like many men who make a living...

  • 6 years ago | Music

    *This article was altered on May 31. California is no stranger to cultural overlap. For a state that has been part of three countries, home to myriad indigenous peoples, and a cauldron of languages, multicultural is California’s middle name....

  • 7 years ago | Music

    It’s a Friday morning in Austin, Texas, and South By Southwest is racing along like a runaway Prius. Lines have gathered outside the bars, restaurants and clubs clustered downtown, and zombie-like queues of bleary-eyed masses wait for anothe...

  • 7 years ago | Music

    Much like duct tape, a Swiss Army knife or WD-40, the eclectic tunes of Pink Martini have countless uses. Their Latin numbers make a great backdrop for rearranging a record collection; the swanky jazz tracks make for a perfect accompaniment to Sun...

  • 7 years ago | Music

    There’s no shortage of unsung heroes, could-have-beens and flameouts in the long, strange history of rock & roll. But few rockers had as much grit and grime, swagger and sneer as the Stranglers. Formed in 1974, they were scrappy, straight-up...

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