• Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    QUIZ: Can You ID These Bands From Their Famous Typefaces?

    Fact: Any band who uses Times New Roman on their album cover isn't going to make it in the music industry. (Feel free to prove us wrong, though). Smart typography selection is as important to a band's image as having a memorable logo. In 1937, industrial designer and typographer Gerry Powell, desig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Nope, Godsmack Still Aren't Going Anywhere

    The rising tide of '90s nostalgia continues to prove that some bands just don't know how to quit. And that the more out of vogue they seem to get with the mainstream, the more rabid their true fans get. Although Godsmack just released their sixth full-length album over a 20-year career, the hard ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Our Anti-Valentine's Day Playlist

    We're nixing Valentine's Day this year and instead bitterly dancing alone to these anti-love songs. We recommend sharing this playlist with your ex, along with a sexy nude pic so he knows what he's missing. (On second thought... maybe you shouldn't). Oh well. Enjoy:

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Aaron Lewis On His Country Music Career: "A Part of Me Was Drifting Away With Every Staind Album"

    See also: *Stagecoach Festival 2012: Top Five Performances*Stagecoach Festival 2012 in Photos: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Known for being the frontman of the chart-topping hard rock band Staind, Aaron Lewis is now showing his true colors as a country musician. Being named by Hit Parade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Demo of Micro Championship Wrestling: 'I Was Never Into Music Until I Started Deejaying at Strip Clubs'

    Demo!​ We recently caught up with Demo, "the Worlds Smallest Wrestler," from Micro Championship Wrestling to ask him what he like to do when he's not kicking large amounts of ass in the ring. He is going to be performing tonight at the Galaxy Theatre alongside Middle Class Rejects--after the jump, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Five Heroin Overdoses Worse Than Casey Royer's

    ​Yesterday, Casey Royer (D.I., Social Distortion, Adolescents) got busted for overdosing on heroin. In front of his 12-year-old. He's now been charged with two counts of child abuse and endangerment, as well as use and being under the influence of a controlled substance. He could get up to tw ... More >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

    See and Be Scenes

    The many subspecies of OC bands in their natural habitats

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Five Songs (Possibly) Angrier Than Mel Gibson's Voicemails

    Not too heroic nowadays, are we?​Oh, Mel Gibson. Every day this week, we've been treated to snippets of your terrible temper and your sick and twisted thoughts via your ex-girlfriend's recordings of your phone conversations. Even a New York Times columnist weighed in, saying your "guttural sounds ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    Aural Reports

    Puppets of Masters: Damage Inc ride Metallica's lightning

  • Columns

    March 15, 2007


    'Please note that Spackle is a registered trademark of the Muralo company. Please note this in future articles when referring to Spackle.'

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2007

    Patent Pending

    If we're to believe the idealists out there, rock 'n roll is still (and always was) a hotbed of innovation and creativity. Now, without even getting into details, I can tell you that that is a big, heaping lie. Ever heard Jet? How about Godsmack? Yeah. So, want to fuel your musical cynicism? Take a ... More >>

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Sometimes the Lion

    Band manager John Reese fought his way to the top

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    We Sell Soul

    The last temptation of Eighteen Visions

  • Culture

    February 20, 2003
  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Return to Sender

    The year in really, realy bad music publicity photos and press releases

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Its Phallic-tastic!

    Handicapping the Weenie Fester, Roast

  • Unknown

    June 8, 2000