By: Nicholas PellSomewhere along the line, punk rock's amateurish enthusiasm became conflated with a dearth of talent.That's OK -- anything to keep the squares out -- but it's not entirely accurate.
Indeed, it was hard paring this list down to just five. While you might complain that your favor ... More >>
UPDATE, NOV. 10, 10:43 A.M.: The Cuckoo's Nest documentary We Were Feared rolled on a screen at ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood Wednesday night, and contributing photographer John Gilhooley was there, just as he had been for the world premiere at the 2010 Newport Beach Film Festival.Click here to s ... More >>
EPA/The IndependentIn honor of Aaron Carter getting out of rehab (who, by the way, looks like absolute shit), we wondered, "Hey, just who were the most fucked-up rockers ever?" Yes, there are some very deserving people not here (David Crosby, Station to Station--era Bowie, Iggy Pop, Fleetwood Mac ... More >>
Courtesy of Sanctuary RecordsRonnie James Dio, we thank you.With the news of the death of Teena Marie over the weekend, it seems 2010 still hasn't quite finished its toll yet. In 2010 we saw some truly tragic losses to the world of music--Lena Horne, Kate McGarrigle, Marvin Isley--but here's our ... More >>
On Facebook, Morrissey published a list of his all-time favorite singles, mostly from the 1970s. (Maybe from when Moz first started getting serious about music?)New York Dolls' 1973 song "Jet Boy" topped the list; according to Clashmusic.com, as a music-obssessed adolescent, Morrissey bomba ... More >>
The Hunger Artists, one of the longest established storefront theaters in Orange County, is currently staging Bat Boy: the Musical. One of the weirdest subjects to ever crawl out of a creatively deranged mind and into the light of musical theater, it's based on a 1992 "story" in th ... More >>
Flickr user ...stormy???Malcolm McLaren, 1946 - 2010Malcolm McLaren, punk impresario and former Manager of the Sex Pistols and the New York Dolls, died today in New York after a long battle with cancer at the age of 64.EDIT: 8:15 P.M.--Turns out Les Molloy, who the British media had thought was M ... More >>