Among a pack of Southern bands leading the resurgence of gritty, grown-man music, Ben Nichols, front man for Tennessee-based Lucero, stands out as a smoke-throated vocalist preaching rock-n-roll redemption to the lonely and broken-hearted.The Weekly caught up with Nichols by phone, as the band ... More >>
If you ever want to learn about ancient Jewish customs, your best bet locally is an evangelical church. Evangelicals love them some Jews, especially the ones whom they refer to as "completed", the kind that have accepted Jesus into their hearts. Yeppers, Judaism is the one Jesus-rejecting relig ... More >>
Britney Spears has had a busy week, announcing a pair of June SoCal shows as part of her Femme Fatale tour and popping up unexpectedly at a club with Nicki Minaj, causing such a stir that six fans collapsed from hyperventilation.
Not wanting to miss out on the excitement, we used our connecti ... More >>
www.leerocker.comTime to break out the hair pomade: Lee Rocker, the man behind the giant upright bass in the Stray Cats, is back with his latest solo set, The Cover Sessions EP. It's not a rockabilly album, nor is it a country album--but Rocker says it's definitely something in bet ... More >>
Cigarettes don't just wreck your health; they can be bad for your ego too.
Some foxy computer-clad marketer cornered me in the bar two weeks ago and asked what I smoke.
"American Spirits," I replied with what I think was aplomb.
"Okay," she said, already starting to make demographic notes and tic ... More >>